Corel VideoStudio Pro X5 – all-in-one video editor and screen recorder

Corel VideoStudio ProEveryone is taking video today. Nearly everyone that I know has a smartphone or has access to a smartphone. As such, they’ve got digital photos and, more importantly, video clips flying all over the place. This is one of the biggest reasons why I like applications like Corel Video Studio Pro. It’s a video editing application for Windows.

Corel VideoStudio Pro is a powerful video-editing application, and has screen recording, built in. Its an all-in-one, video editor that provides editing, advanced effects, interactive web video and total disc authoring into a single package. The app is fast and packed with intuitive tools, that let you create family movies and slideshows, fun, stop motion animations, and screen recordings of presentations, tutorials and more. You can tap into the full power of your multi-core processor and share your creations everywhere with native HTML5 video support, or enhanced DVD and Blu-ray authoring.

vspx5

Once you’ve got your creations completed, you can quickly share them online, or burn a professional quality DVD/ Blu-ray disk complete with menus, titles and transitions. Corel VideoStudio Pro has a huge template library. You can choose from a variety of Instant Projects, drop in your content and make a movie in minutes. You can drag your media and graphics onto the Timeline, add effects, transitions and more. You can reveal or hide tracks, zoom in and out, or customize the Timeline to your liking. VSP makes it very easy once you get a handle on the workflow.

Corel VideoStudio Pro is a really cool app. It makes creating video less complicated than other apps and is fun to use. Non-experienced users may have a little bit of trouble getting used to the workflow and some of the tools, but it’s not difficult once you get going. If you have a lot of video and want to pull it all together into a disc that can be passed or sent to relatives or simply want to keep a hard copy record that can be viewed from any set top player, this is a decent choice for the task.

Download Corel VideoStudio Pro

Related Posts:

Change you voice with Skype Voice Changer

This is more about demonstrating a clever technology than providing a genuinely useful service. With that in mind, it’s certainly fun to play about with.

Skype Voice Changer is based on the numerous applications that are available to artificially alter voices. Some of us have tried out such tools before, while many of us have encountered them in the form of special effects or, most memorably and horrifically, in a certain teenage girl’s song about her favorite day of the week that caused a storm on YouTube.

What’s different about this software is that it works in real time. Rather than take an entire recording and work its magic, it aims to alter your voice so quickly that you can hold a conversation with your chat partner hearing your distorted voice without any obvious delays.

The control set-up is simple but effective. You start by choosing from a range of pre-set filters and effects, then make the call on Skype. While talking, you can tweak features such as pitch and echo, with the changes taking immediate effect without you needing to restart the software or the call.

Frankly there will be few reasons why you’d want to use this regularly unless you are really into crank calls. That said, it’s certainly worth a look if you have an elderly relative who often wonders at “the things they can do with computers nowadays.”

download Skype Voice Changer

Related Posts:

Recording, mixing, editing, and mastering – Adobe Audition CS5

When it comes to internet audio, clean, clear and well balanced sound is now the standard, regardless of what you’re doing. Podcasts, internet radio and other streamed audio needs to sound like it was done in a real sound studio, or getting consistent listeners may be difficult to do. This is one of the reasons why I like Adobe Audition. It’s a platform independent audio editing tool.

Adobe Audition CS5.5 delivers the professional tools you need to make your audio and video productions sound their best. It handles a wide range of audio production tasks efficiently, including recording, mixing, and sound restoration. With native support for OS X and windows, you can record, mix, edit, and master your audio with a powerful audio toolset.

Adobe Audition CS5.5 has an improved audio processing engine. With it, you’ll experience greater speed throughout the audio production process whether opening and saving files, processing multicore effects, or simultaneously editing multiple sessions. With roundtrip editing with Adobe Premiere Pro, the audio in your video clips will be greatly improved. You can pass individual clips and multi-track mixes from Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5 software to Adobe Audition for editing, or send Adobe Premiere Pro sequences with a reference video to Adobe Audition for complete soundtrack creation.

Read full review Download Adobe Audition CS5.5

Related Posts:

Give your digital photos the professional touch with PhotoFiltre

I’ve said this a couple of times now, but it’s very true – with the Holidays come and gone, you’ve probably taken quite a number of digital photos that you’d like to do something really cool with. I see it nearly every year. Post-holiday sales of graphic apps are generally very good for one reason: people want to retouch their photos and give them a professional touch. This is why I really like applications like PhotoFiltre. It’s a prosumer photo retouching application for Windows.

PhotoFiltre allows you to do simple or advanced adjustments to an image and apply a vast range of filters to it. It’s simple and intuitive to use; and has a shallow learning curve. Its toolbar gives you access to the standard filters with just a few clicks. It also gives the application itself, a robust look.

PhotoFiltre has a wide range of filters, allowing novice users to familiarize themselves with the world of graphics. You can find the standard adjustment functions – brightness, contrast, dyed, saturation, gamma correction – and its artistic filters – watercolor, pastels, Indian ink, pointillism, puzzle effect via both toolbars and menus. The application has more than 100 different filters.

PhotoFiltre uses both automatic and lasso/polygon vectored selection methods to select objects and photo elements. Both allow you to select a customized form by drawing a shape by hand or using a series of lines. Every selection can be saved into a separate file, to be used later on.

You can further enhance your photos with PhotoMasque.  You can create advanced contour and transparency effects on your images by using preset masks. PhotoFiltre’s masks are gray scale images, where white is the transparency color.  Opacity increases as the shades of gray become darker. Black is completely opaque. PhotoMasque comes with several basic masks to inspire you to create your own.

Read full review | Download PhotoFiltre

 

Related Posts:

Traktor Pro 2 – the maximum freedom in DJing

If you spin tracks for a living or on the side, then you need to listen up. I’ve looked at some mixing software over the past few months, but none have really “sent” me. Traktor however, is a completely different story. It’s a DJ-ing and track mixing application and its available for both Windows and Mac, and quite frankly, it floored me.

TRAKTOR is a hardware and software mixing solution that offers DJs a wide range of solutions for spinning at the club, at home or any other venue. Each TRAKTOR product contains T2 Technology providing power and simplicity in both their software and associated hardware.

TRAKTOR’s intelligent features allow for easy remixing of tracks on the fly; and you can switch any deck to a Sample Deck and load up to four loops or one-shot samples each, or 16 in total. Its new Loop Recorder can record loops from mixer channels, master out or audio interface inputs, while you mix in more than 30 performance effects, including Tape Delay and Bouncer.

Read Full Review | Download Traktor Pro 2

Related Posts:

IcoFX 2 the all-in-one solution for icon creation

IcoFX is a cursor editor, an all-in-one solution for icon creation, extraction and editing. It is designed to work with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Macintosh icons supporting transparency. A very useful tool for creating your own icons from the scratch.

IcoFX became very popular from the beginning due to its freeware distribution, but the project remain silent for a few years. Now the Romanian developer decided to launch version 2.0, which is definitely an improved version of its predecessor but has its own price. And I’m talking about $59. In case you want to try it out, you can download for free a trial version which runs only 15 times before going into the demo mode with the save option disabled.

At a first glance, IcoFX 2.0 comes with a new interface that brings in front the most usable tools and brushes. A new insertion is definitely the magic wand and the fact that you can now create layer based images. It allows you to rearrange, blend layers and change their opacity. All these thanks to the own proprietary IFX format.

Previous IcoFX versions were rich in features due to free modules such as AniFX (which was able to create animated cursors). But with the new version of IcoFX, these separate modules have disappeared and all their content has been brought altogether in a single interface. Question is, do we want to pay for a slightly improved version, or we go back to the latest free version which has enough features already?

download IcoFX 2.0 (trial) | download IcoFX 1.6.4 (free)

Related Posts:

Stay in touch with Soft32

Soft32.com is a software free download website that provides:

121.218 programs and games that were downloaded 237.780.356 times by 402.775 members in our Soft32.com Community!

Get the latest software updates directly to your inbox

Find us on Facebook