VideoDirector Home Version 1.1 (PC, CD-ROM) Pinnacle Systems - 1998 USA, Canada Release

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VideoDirector Home Version 1.1
Product ID 13570-10002
Platform(s) PC
Media CD-ROM
Copyright date 1998
Publisher(s) Pinnacle Systems
Category(s) Graphics, Graphics Tools, Video Editing
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

Use the PC, VCR and camcorder you already own. Nothing else to buy!
It's easy: Choose your favorite scenes and your PC creates a final tape- automatically!

Now you can edit your videotapes to include only your favorite footage.
Remove unwanted scenes quickly and easily.

Your PC controls your camcorder and VCR!
With VideoDirector, you just plug the included Smart-Cable into the serial port of your PC, and connect your camcorder and VCR. You'll be up and running in minutes. VideoDirector can find each of your favorite clips and copy them directly from your camcorder to your VCR. And because VideoDirector does not digitize your video, there's no need to worry about extra memory, expensive video cards, or filling up important hard disk space with cumbersome video files.

Powerful, friendly tools.

  • Familiar-looking, VCR-style controls.
  • Drag-and-drop editing; Use your mouse to arrange your scenes in any order you like.
  • Advanced cataloging; Lets you sort and find scenes by name, date, or subject.
  • Printing; Create attractive labels for all your camcorder and VCR tapes.
  • Tutorial and online help; "Getting Started" tutorial, extensive online help, and more.
  • Setup; VideoDirector automatically configures itself to work seamlessly with your camcorder and VCR.

Finally you can have the tapes your family and friends deserve.

It's easy and fun to create the videotapes you've always wanted.

  • Organize the contents of all your camcorder tapes.
  • Control your camcorder from your computer.
  • Mark the beginning and end of your favorite scenes.
  • Drag and drop the scenes you want into the order you want, and combine scenes from multiple tapes.
  • Press "Make Tape" and VideoDirector automatically assembles your perfect highlight tape.
  • Watch on-screen as VideoDirector copies your favorite scenes from your camcorder to your VCR.
  • Print great-looking labels and table of contents for your tapes.

What's new in VideoDirector 1.1.

  • Supports all camcorders with an infrared or wireless remote, and all 8mm and Hi-8 camcorders.
  • Includes easy "Getting Started" tutorial and expanded online help features.
  • Installation is fast and easy with auto-configuration.
  • Prints great-looking labels and more for your videotapes.

Source deck (holds your original content): any 8mm or Hi-8 camcorder, or any camcorder with an infrared or wireless remote.

Record deck (records your edited tape): any VCR with an infrared or wireless remote.

Optional:
View your video on your PC monitor with any MCI-compatible video overlay board.

System Requirements

PC Windows 3.1
Required CPU 386
Required RAM 4MB
PC Windows 95
Required CPU 386DX
Required RAM 4MB

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