New! Burn Blu-ray Disc from timeline:
Provides functionality to burn a no-menu Blu-ray Disc directly from the timeline. These discs are burned in BDMV format to BD-R, BD-RE, and DVD recordable media. Projects can be encoded as either MPEG-2 or AVC utilizing Dolby or PCM audio in stereo or 5.1 modes. Blu-ray Discs provide an alternative to streaming and file-based distribution for high-definition content. Beyond support for 25GB and 50GB Blu-ray Discs, Vegas Movie Studio 9 Platinum Edition supports burning BDMV on 4.7GB and 8.5GB standard DVD media, providing a low-cost opportunity for users to distribute high-definition content with traditional DVD burners and media.
Vegas Movie Studio 9 Platinum software provides an updated wizard for creating new projects. They provide a simple approach to ensuring new projects are created correctly from the start. The new wizards help users ensure the project is delivered in the correct, optimized format for its final destination. The new Make Movie wizard eliminates the guesswork for delivery and provides optimized files in a few simple clicks for Web, DVD, email, or for publishing movies to YouTube.
New! Enhanced Sony AVCHD support:
New functionality includes importing files directly from Sony AVCHD camcorders and most other brands. Supports editing all types of AVCHD camcorder files, including files from the latest generation of 1920 x1080 AVCHD camcorders. Support for 1920 x 1080 ensures that the footage from the latest 1920 cameras can be edited natively on the timeline.
Surround sound mixing and encoding:
Import multichannel (5.1) source files from your camcorder including Sony DVD and AVCHD Handycam models. Use the surround sound mixing and panning tools to create surround DVD soundtracks.