Contents of January 2005 issue

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Inside the magazine

Self-help message board
Article reprints
How to contact us
Web links directory
Software downloads
Tips and advice
Fire-wire campaign
Subscribe today
Help Me, I'm new!
Fair pricing petition

In Software Downloads:
Magix Video Deluxe Plus
Vegas 4.0

Tips and Advice:
How to get started with computer video editing

Fire-wire Campaign:
Join our ongoing campaign



Opening scream
The Ed explains the magazine's forthcoming name change. Change your name and change your fortune?

Version 9 of Pinnacle's troubled Studio; Canopus unleashes Let's Edit 2; precision input devices from Wacom's Intuos3 range; lite version sof Sony's hogh-end media apps; chromakey effects from Serious Magic's Visual Communicator; (relatively) low-cost Apple G5 PowerMacs; version 7 of Apple's renowned Logic Pro and Express audio editors; portable storage with EasyBak HDDs from Hitachi; wider burning capabilites for Mac OSX with NTI DragonBurn 4; treats in-store from Video Forum 2005; fast wireless connection for media playback on D-Link's DSM-320; version 3 enhancements in CyberLink PowerProducer 3 and Power2Go 4

Mac OSX 10.3.6 ready for download; free training DVD from Desktop Images

Help on the net
Collected wisdom from our DVdoctor-hosted forums

Help and letters
The best ways to back up and archive analogue footage

Next issue
Some of the good stuff happening in February's mag

Buyers' guide
The definitive guide to video-making and DVD hardware and software,
taking in dedicated editing systems (Mac and Windows), and the hardware and software in them, plus camcorders, and more besides

Video analyst John Ferrick of DVdoctor Inc says that DTS surround-sound encoding is coming, but wonders when it will be affordable for DVD authors


User profile: Douglas Blyde
Lessons in how to get ahead in today's crowded broadcast industry

Viral movies
From Flat Eric to jumping badgers - the explosive growth in internet movie-making

Technology close-up
Everything you need to know about Codecs - the first of two parts, this month looking at MPEG encoding


Emulating Hollywood's film treatment du jour - the bleach-bypass effect


Adobe Audition 1.5
Windows audio editing software, £209

Canopus Imaginate 2
Still image animation software for Windows, £139

Pioneer DVR-108
EIDE burner supporting Double Layer DVD+R, and single-layer DVD-R/-RW/ +R/+RW, £57

Ulead CD & DVD PictueShow
DVD Slideshow creation software for Windows, £25


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Reviewed in this issue:

Pioneer DVR-108
Canopus Imaginate 2
Adobe Audition 1.5
Ulead CD & DVD PictureShow

In January's news:

Pinnacle Studio 9 Plus
Canopus Let's Edit 2
Wacom Intuos MkIII
Sony Studio lites
Serious Magic Visual Communicator
Entry level Apple PowerMac
Apple Logic Express and Pro 7
Hitachi EasyBak HDDs
NTI Dragon Burn 4
Video Forum 2005
D-Link DSM-320
CyberLink PowerProducer 3
Mac OSX 10.3.6 ready to download
Free training DVD

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