NewBlueFX Included in the New Corel VideoStudio Pro X3

Innovative effects designer and technology
developer NewBlue, Inc. announces the inclusion of select NewBlueFX
plugins in the latest release of Corel VideoStudio Pro X3. The NewBlue
collection includes NewBlue Sampler Pack, Audio Scrubbers and
Picture-in-Picture, as well as the NewBlue Pixelator for the Japanese
version of Corel VideoStudio Pro X3.

In delivering NewBlueFX,
NewBlue worked closely with Corel to give its customers powerful effects
features with minimal learning curve. Explains Jan Piros, who leads
Product Management for Corel VideoStudio Pro., "Corel VideoStudio Pro X3
was created specifically to give video enthusiasts a streamlined and
powerful environment where they could easily bring their creative ideas
to life. We looked to offer the best third-party tools that could help
us deliver this goal and these sophisticated effects from NewBlueFX are a
perfect fit."

The NewBlueFX release marks the continuation of
NewBlue’s relationship with Corel. "We are so pleased to continue our
relationship with Corel Corporation and help Corel VideoStudio Pro X3
deliver an ideal set of features for video enthusiasts," adds Melissa
Jordan Grey, NewBlue’s chief strategic officer.

VideoStudio Pro X3 includes the following NewBlueFX plugins:

– 3D
Confetti from NewBlue 3D Explosions turns the first scene into bits of
three-dimensional confetti that blow off the screen to reveal the second

– 3D Pizza Boxes from NewBlue 3D Transformations build a
stack of spinning boxes with the sides alternating between the first and
second scene.

– Active Camera from NewBlue Motion Effects
simulates every variety of camera jitter, from agitated hand-held to
jack hammer or a gentle train ride.

– Air Brush from NewBlue Art
Effects creates an air brushed effect by smoothing colors while
maintaining sharp edges.

– Audio Polish from NewBlue Audio
Scrubbers cleans and enhances audio tracks with minimum effort.

Auto Mute from NewBlue Audio Scrubbers removes background noise by
muting the signal below a threshold, a technique also known as "noise

– Cleaner from NewBlue Audio Scrubbers removes many
undesirable sounds from the mix.

– Color Melt from NewBlue Art
Blends morphs between two clips by expanding and softening the colors.

Crop Borders from NewBlue Video Essentials quickly and easily
eliminates unnecessary video borders.

– Detail Enhancer from
NewBlue Video Essentials strengthens the lines and edges in the video
image, bringing out detail in a dull or foggy scene and resulting in a
clearer picture.

– Hum Remover from NewBlue Audio Scrubbers
removes electrical hum by applying a notch filter to the specific hum
frequency and its harmonics (overtones).

– Noise Fader from
NewBlue Audio Scrubbers dynamically reduces the background sound by
fading the signal progressively when it goes below a set threshold.

Noise Reducer from NewBlue Audio Scrubbers eliminates background noise
with a powerful yet remarkably simple to use tool.

– Paper
Collage from NewBlue Paint Blends blends between two clips as it builds
the video image from layers of colored paper.

Picture-in-Picture from NewBlueVideo Essentials II provides a very
thorough picture-in-picture effect that includes full 3D geometry,
border, shadow and reflection features.

– Pixelator (Japanese
version only) from NewBlue Video Essentials replaces an oval area on the
screen with large colored blocks, obscuring the underlying image.

Smear from NewBlue Motion Blends blurs the first clip along a motion
axis, then clears the blur to reveal the second clip.

– Water
Color from NewBlue Paint Effects repaints the video scene so that it
resembles a water color painting.

Corel VideoStudio Pro X3 is
available in North America at a suggested retail price (SRP) of $99.99
(USD and CDN) for the full version or $79.99 for the upgrade. Corel also
offers the Corel Photo & Video Pro X3 Bundle featuring both Corel
VideoStudio Pro X3 and Corel(r) PaintShop Photo(tm) Pro X3 for $149.99
(SRP). Corel VideoStudio Pro X3 is also available globally in Chinese
Traditional, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish and


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