Creaceed releases Elasty HD 2.0 - The Movie Toolbox for Mac users

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[] Mons, Belgium - Creaceed today is proud to announce the release of Elasty HD 2.0 in beta version. Designed for any video camera owner from casual to heavy users, Elasty HD 2.0 is the Toolbox for customizing Movies on Mac OS X (10.6) Snow Leopard. Stabilization, Special Effects, Motion Tracking and Retiming are some of Elasty HD's convenient features.

Version 2.0 addresses a large number of feature requests from active users, and the user interface was completely redesigned in order to make it much easier to navigate. Elasty HD includes some common features in image processing (rotate, flip and crop) on the one hand, and some advanced features which would rejoice 7th art experts (image stabilization, special effects and retiming) on the other hand.

Main Features:
* Image Stabilization
* Improved Motion Tracking
* Special Effects Library (Blur, Color, Distortion, Light Streak, Particles...)
* Rotate
* Flip
* Crop
* Separate Rendering for Sound and Image
* Entire or Partial Movie Rendering
* Scene Breaks (with probe deactivation and reactivation)
* Retiming (acceleration and slow motion).

How to upgrade?
The upgrade from Magnet 1.x to Elasty HD 2.0 is Free. All registered users will receive a new activation code soon.

Minimum Requirements:
* Mac OS X 10.6.2 Snow Leopard or later
* Any Intel Mac with at least 64MB of VRAM (GPU) required
* Mac with at least 128 MB VRAM highly recommended

Pricing and Availability:
Elasty HD 2.0 costs $39.95 (USD) while in beta. The final version will cost $59.95 (USD). A time-unlimited trial version of Elasty HD 2.0 is available in English, French and German on Creaceed's website. The demo version generates watermarked .mov files. Several screencasts are available, explaining how to use the application to create marvelous movies. Media licenses are available for members of the press upon request.

Creaceed, a Belgian company with a passionate team experienced in signal and image processing, provides intuitive and easy to use creative applications to Mac professionals and consumers: Hydra, for HDR image creation from regular photos; Morph Age, for morphing and warping images and movies; Elasty HD, for adding special effects to QuickTime movies with motion-tracking features; and Prizmo, for scanning documents with a digital camera. Creaceed also provides Vocalia, a speech recognition application in 6 languages, to iPhone users, and a speech recognition SDK to iPhone developers. Copyright 2008-2010 Creaceed. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhoto and Aperture are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.