Inside January 2003 Computer Video magazine

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Adobe Premiere 6 (trial)
Paint Shop Pro 7 (trial)

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How to get started with computer video editing

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Opening Scream
Ever modest, the Ed reckons that this issue has all the answers. But, if that's really so, what will he be putting in next month?

Sony launches dual-format DVD burners; Apple Macs to boot in OS X only; Canopus Imaginate stills-for-video software; Pinnacle Studio DV Mobile for latops; Windows XP Movie Maker revamp; Pioneer releases double-speed DVD writer; Pinnacle ultra low-budget DVD burning software; Planet PC to launch training for video editors; royalty-free footage from Arlington Interactive

Next Issue
What's coming in CV next month

Windows Media Player 9; Roxio Easy CD Creator

Help on the net
The quick and easy way to solve your video editing problems and get help with buying decisions

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Advice on buying decisions, fixing problems and getting decent service from suppliers, plus your comments about the magazine and much more

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Buyer's Guide
An in-depth guide to buying the best video editing hardware and software

A two-page jargon-buster to help you know your MPEGs from your M-JPEGs

Still struggling to sync audio with video from multi-cam shoots, video analyst John Ferrick of DVdoctor Inc looks at the practicalities of using timecodes


Apple dual-1.25GHz G4 PowerMac
Apple 1.25GHz dual-processor G4 PowerMac, £2,697

Creative Audigy Player
Audio PCI card with FireWire connector, £79

Pinnacle Pro-ONE RTDV
Real-time DV/analogue editing card with software for Windows, £751

Terrapin audio/video CD player
Set-top Video CD recorder, £390

United Media Multicam for Pinnacle DV500
Multi-camera editing software for DV500, £269/£528

Western Digital 120/200GByte HDDs
120GByte and 200GByte EIDE hard drives, £186 and £330

Cover Story: Avid XpressDV 3.5
DV editing software for Mac and Windows, £2,233


Motion-menu creation for the Mac
Peter Wells takes us through the basics of creating effective animated menus in iDVD and DVD Studio Pro


Win a WD 200GByte hard drive
A chance to win one of two Western Digital 200GByte Caviar drives - reviewed this month and given a Recommended award. Each worth £330

Buyer's guide
The definitive guide to videomaking hardware - non-linear and linear - and software. Everything from complete DTV systems (Mac and Windows), camcorders and capture cards, to stand-alone editors, genlocks and titlers


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Reviewed in January's issue:

Avid XpressDV 3.5 Power Pack
Apple dual-1.25GHz PowerMac
Pinnacle Pro-ONE RTDV

In January's news:

Sony doubles DVD options
Mitsubishi media problem
Stills on steroids
Apple goes native
Pinnacle Studio 8 bundle for the laptop
Microsoft to replace Movie Maker
Pinnacle budget DVD authoring
High-speed Pioneer DVD
Planet Birkenshaw
Royalty-free backgrounds
Roxio Easy CD Creator update fixes Win XP bugs
Windows Media Player 9 enhancements

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