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Corel Unveils VideoStudio X7

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Corel is now carrying out a soft launch of VideoStudio X7, a new version of its Windows-based video editing suite that will add native 64-bit performance, a new template-based FastFlick mode for quick editing, a simplified user interface (UI), and a raft of other new features. Available immediately to existing customers, X7 will hit public availability on March 5, said Greg Wood, senior product manager, in a briefing for NotebookReview. “VideoStudio X7 is the result of the most extensive research in our history,” according to Wood. In conducting research among its customer base, Corel found that 52% are “occasional users,” in contrast to 79% among users of rival video editing suites. Also among VS users, another 29% are “frequent hobbyists,” whereas 2% are professional videographers and 17% use the software as part of their work in other types of jobs. […] Read Full Article

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