Roxio Creator 2009 Editors Review
Roxio Creator 2009 is a massive installation (3GB of disk space is required) and a bit slow to switch between modules, but has a revamped interface that refines the application launcher found in the last few versions. Roxio Creator 2009 offers a user-friendly interface and even a beginner can quickly start working with Roxio Creator 2009.
This software adds a variety of new features to the software suite and is still one of the easiest burning programs to use. Roxio Creator 2009 gives you creative inspiration and all the tools you need to enhance your digital lifestyle. Roxio Creator 2009 introduces a variety of new features and enhancements to help both families and digital multimedia enthusiasts organize their digital world and express themselves through engaging movies, powerful multimedia stories and creative projects.
If you are stepping into video editing for the first time then I can thoroughly recommend Roxio Creator 2009, you won’t be wasting your money. Anyone familiar with timeline based editing will easily master the advanced settings. Roxio Creator is the most comprehensive suite of media tools around for video and audio editing, ripping and converting, content management and disc creation. Creator 2009 can make your video clips and photos into a movie automatically, or you can drag and drop everything into an advanced storyline or timeline view, so you can arrange everything just the way you want it.
Roxio Creator 2009 is a complete digital media software that lets family members of every age and experience level easily create, preserve and share their stories and passions. Roxio Creator 2009Roxio Creator 2009 is one of the most powerful digital authoring tools available and Roxio continue to be a market leader which is still evident in this current version. Plus, Roxio Creator 2009 now offers its own online media-sharing service as a destination for your photos and videos (1GB free, 5GB is a pay-for option).
The message rang loud and clear “Roxio Creator 2009" gives you inspiration and all the tools you need to easily enhance your digital lifestyle”. With a range of powerful tools for music, video and photo editing, disc label creation, and burning and copying. Roxio Creator 2009 is a fantastic all-in-one solution for all your data back-up and multimedia needs Whether you want to organize your photo collection into stunning high-definition (HD) slideshows, capture and edit home video and upload to You Tube, or simply back up your most precious data to disc, Roxio Creator 2009 packs in everything you need and much more. The List Price is $99.99USD OR: $79.99USD
(after $20 mail-in rebate)
Roxio Creator 2009 FEATURES
Roxio Creator 2009 is A complete digital media software that lets family members of every age and experience level to easily create, preserve, and share their stories and passions.
Burning and Copying
Roxio Creator 2009 delivers the industry's best and easiest burning and copying tools for protecting your life stories, digital media and files.
Quickly back up your photos, video, music and irreplaceable data to CDs, DVDs, Blu-ray Disc, and even networked volumes/disks. Schedule unattended backups and secure your data with encryption and password protection.
Roxio Creator 2009 Easily copy data, audio, photo or video CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray Discs. Copy an entire 9 GB DVD movie onto a standard 4.7 GB DVD up to 60% faster. (Does not rip or copy encrypted or copy protected content)
Roxio Creator 2009 keeps you organized by automatically cataloging disc contents. Search for contents even when the discs are not in the drive.
Roxio Creator 2009 delivers good burning and copying tools for protecting your life's stories, digital media and files.
Video Editing Tools
Capture all the excitement and vivid colors of your videos shot with your standard, HD or AVCHD camcorder. Then, transform your footage into a splashy movie using Roxio Creator 2009 flexible video editing tools, for all levels of ability and interest.
Create fun movies from your photos and videos automatically. Just pick the clips and pictures you want to use, select a theme and music, and let Creator assemble and produce a finished movie.
Burn up to 60 minutes of HD video using your existing DVD burner and then play it on your HDTV using a Playstation® 3 and other Blu-ray players. Choose from dozens of standard and high-resolution menu styles, covering a wide range of themes from family activities to sports and more. The Actual recording time varies depending on video content and DVD capacity.
Editing is made easy and flexible, video editing tools for all abilities and interests, including time line editing with up to 32 overlays, audio and text effects, transitions and much more.
Capture your special moments with your standard, HD or AVCHD camcorder, then easily create a interesting story using your photos, video and music.
Roxio Creator 2009 makes your digital music jump out at you with hot playlists for any occasion. And, to keep everybody dancing, Creator's 2009 new beat matching feature will automatically synchronize the rhythm from song to song.
Roxio Creator 2009 converts audio book CD's, complete with chapters and bookmarks, for easy playback on iTunes, iPod, iPhone and other portable players.
Digitize your classic analog LP's and tapes, and then automatically convert into a preferred file format for sending to your iPod or other mobile devices.
Roxio Creator 2009 automatically adds title, artist and genre information to your audio files-even those captured from Internet radio, LPs, tapes or streaming music services.
Roxio Creator 2009 touch-up tools and effects. Combine today's photos and yesterday's memories into fun cards, calendars and other digital stories to share and enjoy with family and friends.
Select your photos and add professionally-designed styles, themes, fun effects, animated graphics, and a musical soundtrack. Securely share your online stories on Roxio private web page. Which will cost $39.99us the Premium Service for me this service I would not use and can find other places to put your photos. It does have the advantage of making it easy and has some good themes which will be attractive to people.
You can make the most of every picture with Roxio Creator 2009 touch-up tools and effects. Correct color and exposure, fix red-eye from the night before, erase wrinkles and blemishes, crop and straighten photos.
A picture is worth a thousand words, if you can only find it. you can Tag, assign keywords to the photos and instantly find your favorite photos.
Burning & Copying
* New! Copy an entire 9GB DVD movie onto a standard 4.7GB DVD up to 60% faster
* Burn up to 50 GB of content on to one Blu-ray Disc
* Quickly back up to CDs, DVDs, Blu-ray Disc, even networked volumes/disks
* Schedule unattended backups, and even secure your discs with encryption and password protection
* Copy discs in a few clicks, including the latest Blu-ray discs
* Create virtual disc drives and load disc images
* Stay organized by cataloging disc contents - search for disc content even when the discs are not in the drive
* Span large files and projects across multiple CD's or DVDs
* Burn a disc and create a disc image file at the same time
* Backup your favorite audio, movies or TV shows from any iPod® to your PC
* New! Import video from high-def AVCHD camcorders
* New! Easily convert video, audio and now photos to your preferred formats right from your desktop, and send to portable devices
* Automatically create fun video stories from your photos, videos and music
* Add titles and scrolling credits to your video production
* Trim and cut video clips
* Timeline and storyboard views help you lay out your project
* Automatically fix video color, contrast and brightness
* Overlay multiple images, text or video clips; create picture-in-picture effects
* Capture and edit HD video
* Quickly and easily upload video to YouTube™
DVD Creation & Playback
* New! Burn up to 60 minutes1 of high-def video on standard DVDs using your existing DVD burner - watch it on your HDTV using a Playstation® 3 or other Blu-ray Disc player
* New! Burn videos on Blu-ray Disc with the optional*** High-Def/Blu-ray Disc™ Plug-In cost is $29.99 which you need to use this feature
* Turn your home videos into striking DVDs complete with animated menus and fully orchestrated music
* Create compilation DVDs from DVD-Video, DivX and WMV files
* Produce Hollywood-style DVDs with motion menus and resizable buttons
* Enjoy stunning new standard and high-def DVD menu styles for all occasions
* Exercise full creative control over DVD menu options
* Go from camera to DVD in a few clicks with Plug & Burn – the fastest way to create a DVD from your camcorder video
* Control end-of-play action and link menu elements to specific files
* Add a menu overlay – change size, orientation, transparency and more
* Play any VCD, SVC or DVD-Video disc including Hollywood DVDs
* New! Easily convert audiobook CDs for convenient playback on iPods® and other portable devices complete with chapters and bookmarks
* New! Create smooth party mixes with synchronized beat matching between tracks
* New! Auto-trim silence in recorded music tracks to eliminate annoying gaps
* Create music playlists with cross-fades and export to portable devices
* Import or capture music from virtually any source, including CDs, LPs, tapes, and the internet
* Convert multiple audio tracks into a different format for payback on a broad variety of devices, in one step
* Simultaneously rip CDs from multiple drives
* Build an audio library by capturing Internet radio or any PC-based audio source directly from your desktop
* Convert audio and video files to your preferred format with the desktop gadget
* Rip music from CDs or concert DVDs (Does not rip or copy encrypted or copy protected content)
* Use AutoMix to create the perfect playlist based on a single "seed" song
* Digitize your analog LPs and cassettes to add them to your MP3 player
* Automatically add title, artist and genre information to your music tracks—even those captured from Internet radio or streaming music services
* Span dozens of songs and compilations across multiple audio CDs
* Organize thousands of photos & create custom views to find photos quickly
* Turn your photos into one-of-a-kind calendars, greeting cards, collages
* Create dazzling standard or high definition slideshow photo stories
* Add a royalty-free soundtrack to your slideshows
* Share your photo slideshows online on your private, secure Roxio web page
* Easily correct color and exposure
* Fix red eye, erase wrinkles and blemishes, crop and straighten photos
* Use powerful editing brushes
* Edit multiple images and layers at the same time
* Adjust photos to match your mobile device's screen resolution
* Add effects like transparency and edge fading, and change color tone
* Add attractive mats and frames to photos
* Auto-fix your camera phone photos
* Show off any picture on your mobile phone, full screen, without borders or bars
Mobile Device Support
* Synchronize digital media from your PC to your mobile device
* Queue up files to transfer to your mobile device even if it's not connected to your PC
* Create a custom profile for your mobile phone
* Seamlessly integrate with Windows Vista media folders
* Easily transfer digital media from camera phone to PC via Bluetooth or USB cable
* Send audio mixes to iPod, PSP and other players to enjoy on the go
* Convert audio and video files to popular formats to play on most popular mobile devices.
Disc Label Creation
* Create personalized disc labels, DVD case inserts and booklets
* Choose from professional-quality templates or create your own
* Add a photo index to your disc label or insert to locate your photos
* Calibrate your printer to take the guesswork out of printing disc labels
* New! Create and share online photo stories with fun effects and music directly from Creator
* New! Share with family and friends on your private, secure Roxio web page
* Post to YouTube® or other popular online destinations.
* Transfer your photos or slideshows to iPod, PSP or your mobile phone for on-the-go enjoyment
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