SOURCE: MAGIX Entertainment Corp.

September 09, 2005 10:42 ET

MAGIX Photostory on CD & DVD 4 Turns Photo Collections Into Multimedia Slideshows

MIAMI, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 9, 2005 -- MAGIX, the worldwide leader in music and video editing software(1) announced today the new MAGIX Photostory on CD & DVD 4. MAGIX Photostory on CD & DVD 4 gets more out of digital camera, mobile phone, video, and film camera snapshots. By automatically fixing photos and adding exciting 3D transitions, fades, effects and sounds, the software turns simple photo collections into sophisticated multimedia slideshows. Slideshows can then be easily burned onto CD or DVD and viewed on any TV or computer screen. MAGIX Photostory on CD & DVD 4 will be available in stores for $39.99 starting September 15th and online at www.magix.com starting September 8th.

Three Easy Steps

MAGIX Photostory on CD & DVD 4 lets you quickly and easily transform holiday memories, family, party, and Internet photos into 3D slideshows in just three easy steps with stunning results:

1. Import photos

2. Edit them with transitions, zooms, music, and text

3. Burn onto DVD or CD

New Effects & Features

Badly-taken images can easily be enhanced with the new Optimization Feature. New powerful 3D effects, such as flying hearts and bursting cubes, add life to your pictures. The new integrated Automatic Warning System ensures that blurred photos won't be included in the slideshow and the new Fullscreen View specifically optimizes images for 1280 x 768 resolution to ensure the best quality viewing.

Transfer Slideshows to Online Photo Album

The slideshows will not only dazzle audiences on home DVD players, but can also be uploaded to the free MAGIX Online Photo Album site at www.magix.com directly from the software, where photos can be viewed in fullscreen mode with music. Photo products can also be ordered directly from the site as well as from the software on premium paper, calendars, t-shirts, and mugs, etc. The site also has an Online Content Library to enrich your slideshow with stock photos. Photos on CD & DVD 4 also burns DVD player-compatible JPEG discs for fast playback optimized for TV viewing.

MAGIX Photostory on CD & DVD 4 will be available in stores for $39.99 starting September 15th and online at www.magix.com starting September 8th. See www.magix.com for more info.

About MAGIX

MAGIX is a pioneer of innovative rich media products for professional and consumer markets. As worldwide market and technology leader in photo, video and audio applications combined with multimedia content and online services(1), MAGIX is the only international company to offer this full range of multimedia solutions for broadband, B2B and consumer markets. MAGIX allows consumers of all ages and experience levels to convert, edit, create, share and publish their own rich media content, including video, photos and music. With MAGIX, everybody can speak multimedia.

(1) Refers to the amount of software products sold by European and US retailers in the segments "Music Software," "Video Software" and "Photo Software." According to the monthly measurement by NPD Data Charts US, Media Control Germany (PC/CD-ROM non-games), GfK charts Benelux, France, Spain, Italy; Chart Track UK; Future Retail Panel UK, Italy, Spain and Nordic, MAGIX sold more products than any other publisher in these segments in the time period from January 2004 to July 2005.

Contact Information

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