The first Bose VideoWave impressed with its surround sound, but the attached TV fell behind the times. The VideoWave II looks more likely to sweep us off our feet.
The Bose VideoWave, a 46-inch LCD TV with an integrated home theater-surround system, features no separate speakers and comes with its own special universal remote that's very simple to use.
In this video supplied by the company, Bose demos the VideoWave, the company's first TV. It includes a built-in virtual surround system and universal remote that can control other devices in your home theater.
MGI VideoWave remains a first-rate video-editing tool; get it if you crave flashy effects and want to burn movies to CD or video CD. But its DVD authoring is unreliable; for that, go with Ulead DVD MovieFactory instead.
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We recommend Movie Creator to tyros who want easy results and will never bother with editing.
The company on Wednesday plans to start selling two revamped versions of the movie-making software, in its first major product refresh since acquiring the software from MGI Software.
We like WinProducer's bright, simple interface and ease of use but are baffled by its shortcomings, especially for DVD creation. For $149, we expect more features. Save your money and try Ulead DVD MovieFactory or Roxio VideoWave instead.
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Software maker Roxio announced the release of VideoWave Movie Creator, a consumer video-editing package that includes tools for burning video to CD or DVD discs. The software includes three different editing modes that can automatically synchronize music with images and add visual effects. The software will go on sale in August for $79.95.
Pinnacle Express DV provides only basic control over video content and DVD menu design--at a high price. Pick the cheaper Ulead DVD MovieFactory or MGI VideoWave for a product that grows with your skills.
Software maker Roxio increased financial guidance Monday for its fiscal fourth quarter ending March 31, based on its recently completed acquisition of MGI Software. Milpitas, Calif.-based Roxio now expects net revenue for the quarter to be $38 million and pro forma earnings to be 17 cents a share, compared with previous guidance of $35 million and 15 cents a share. Roxio is best known for its Easy CD Creator and Toast CD-burning applications. MGI's core products are the PhotoSuite and VideoWave photo- and video-editing packages.