Pinnacle Ships CineWave 2.1 for Use With Final Cut Pro
February 14, 2002
Pinnacle Systems Inc. has released version 2.1 of its CineWave editing and compositing system. The upgrade adds uncompressed, real-time power to Apple's Final Cut Pro 3 and real-time Chroma Keying. The new features will also be available on the Mac OS X in a free upgrade in the future.
The new features have real-time support for:
* Color correction, including the Three-way Color Corrector;
* Color Corrector;
* Desaturate Highlights;
* Desaturate Lows;
* RGB Balance;
* Native Final Cut Pro Chroma Keyer.
The upgrade also has a new CineWave Chroma Keyer with spill suppression supported in realtime.
CinéWave also supports the I/O offerings of the new Pinnacle Pro Digital & Analog Breakout Box, including 10-bit Component sampling and 10-bit SDI for better image quality. The new breakout box provides an all-in-one I/O system for video and audio.
The software upgrade is free for existing customers, and can be downloaded at www.pinnaclesys.com/cinewavesupport. Real-time effects require the CineWave RT software upgrade.