Corel VideoStudio X8 adds Freeze Frame effect, NewBlue pack
Corel Corporation has unveiled VideoStudio Pro X8 ($79.99) and VideoStudio Ultimate X8 ($99.99), the latest versions of its versatile consumer video editor.
Both editions add a new Freeze Frame effect (just select a frame and set the duration), while the bundled NewBlue Video Essentials II brings 10 plugins, including Chroma Key, Lens Correction, Picture-in-Picture and Vignette.
New overlay and masking options give you more creative freedom in choosing how video objects blend with the background.
Enhancements include more accurate motion tracking; screen capture which can now record system and microphone sound; MKV import; MOV H.264 export, and smarter project and media file management tools.
XAVC S support means the program can handle the latest cameras, with resolutions up to 4K 3840 x 2160.
The Ultimate X8 version adds a special effects pack with 10 further applications, which now includes proDAD Adorage and NewBlue FX Essentials IV.
A 30-day trial build of VideoStudio Pro X8 is available now.