Ulead Expands Royalty-Free Software Line With Sound Collections; New Pick-a-Video Volumes Provide More Quality Content for Multimedia Productions.Business Editors
TORRANCE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 11, 2001
Ulead Systems Inc., a leading developer of video editing, image editing and Web graphics software, today announced Pick-a-Sound, a new set of collections in Ulead's line of royalty-free media.
Ulead's Pick-a-Sound titles feature royalty-free musical compositions, jingles and sound effects that can be used to add personality to presentations and videos. The Pick-a-Video line of software has been expanded as well with six new collections, bringing the total to 21 volumes of video footage.
"The Pick-a-Sound collections are a natural addition to our thriving line of royalty-free media products," said Rachel Hess, product marketing manager of Ulead Systems. "The new volumes, in addition to our Pick-a-Photo and Pick-a-Video collections, work extremely well with our video editing, DVD authoring and animation software. Ulead now provides a one-stop shop One-Stop Shop
A company or a location that offers a multitude of services to a client or a customer. The idea is to provide convenient and efficient service and also to create the opportunity for the company to sell more products to clients and customers. for a wide range of multimedia needs."
Ulead's Pick-a-Sound CD-ROM CD-ROM: see compact disc.
in full compact disc read-only memory
Type of computer storage medium that is read optically (e.g., by a laser). titles allow users to build a collection of music pieces for use in presentations and videos. Currently, Ulead offers four themed volumes of music, including "Holiday Resonance," "Jazz Fusion." "Nature's Harmonies," and "Romance." Each CD contains 12 musical compositions that are approximately 3 minutes in length, 15 short "jingles" and 20 sound effects such as chimes, bells, wind, animals, rain, applause and fireworks fireworks: see pyrotechnics.
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Ulead's Pick-a-Video collections on CD-ROM are a smart way to build a library of video footage for use in broadcast media and Web design. Each Pick-a-Video title includes more than 200 seconds of video in 16-18 clips. The six new collections include "CG Money," "CG Finance," "CG Web Dynamics," "CG Digital Globe," "CG Festivities fes·tiv·i·ty
n. pl. fes·tiv·i·ties
1. A joyous feast, holiday, or celebration; a festival.
2. The pleasure, joy, and gaiety of a festival or celebration.
3. " and "CG Seasons."
Pick-a-Video titles are available in different file types, resolutions and formats. Each clip has a broadcast quality version in either DV Type-1 AVI (Audio Video Interleaved) A Windows multimedia video format from Microsoft. It interleaves standard waveform audio and digital video frames (bitmaps) to provide reduced animation at 15 fps at 160x120x8 resolution. Audio is 11,025Hz, 8-bit samples. for PC or Photo-JPEG MOV (1) (Metal Oxide Varistor) A discrete electronic component that is commonly used to divert excessive current to the ground and/or neutral lines. Acting like a pressure relief value, an MOV is comprised of zinc oxide with small quantities of bismuth, cobalt, for Macintosh, both in NTSC (National TV Standards Committee) The committee that developed the television standards for the U.S, which are also used in Canada, Japan, South Korea and several Central and South American countries. Both the committee and the standard are called "NTSC. or PAL standards. Each clip also comes with a QuickTime version for Web pages and projects requiring smaller file sizes. Free 30-day trial versions of Ulead's award-winning line of digital video editing tools -- Ulead MediaStudio Pro Ulead MediaStudio Pro (MSP) is a real-time, timeline based prosumer level non-linear video editing software by Ulead Systems. It is a suite of 5 digital video and audio applications, including: Video Capture, Video Paint, CG Infinity, Audio Editor 6.5 and Ulead VideoStudio 5.0 -- are included on every CD. The six new volumes also include 20 still backgrounds, 8 video backgrounds, 5 TGA See TARGA.
TGA - Targa Graphics Adaptor image sequences with alpha channel and 5 ready-made compositions to inspire customized introductions and segues.
All Ulead royalty-free media titles grant unlimited and unrestricted use of all sound clips, video clips and photos used in multimedia projects, eliminating the need to obtain authoring or producing rights, licensing, or pay royalties. The content may be used or altered as often as desired without seeking permission.
Products and Availability
Ulead Pick-a-Sound and Ulead Pick-a-Video are currently available online from Ulead.com or direct at 800-85-ULEAD. Each collection is $59.95.
About Ulead Systems
Ulead Systems Inc. develops innovative video, imaging and Web graphics applications to help users communicate their ideas effectively and creatively to audiences around the world. The company's award-winning desktop products include Ulead(R) PhotoImpact(R), Ulead(R) VideoStudio(R), Ulead(R) MediaStudio(R), Ulead(R) DVD DVD: see digital versatile disc.
in full digital video disc or digital versatile disc
Type of optical disc. The DVD represents the second generation of compact-disc (CD) technology. MovieFactory(TM), Ulead(R) Photo Express(TM), Ulead(R) COOL 3D(TM), Ulead(R) GIF Animator(TM), and Ulead(R) Photo Explorer(TM). Ulead's iMira(TM) Server Tools deliver server-based imaging and Web solutions. For more information on the company, its products and services, visit Ulead's Web site at www.ulead.com or call 800-85-ULEAD 800-858-5323.
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