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- Hauppauge offers exclusive ULead software for professional home video editing

Hauppauge, the world leader in PC TV and video products, has launched a fully-featured digital video capture and edit system for the PC, offering more features at a lower cost than any other system on the market. Priced at £129.99 inc. VAT, DV Wizard Pro includes a high performance Firewire capture card for the PC and ULead MediaStudio 6.0 Special Hauppauge Edition.

With DV Wizard Pro, owners of Mini-DV camcorders have everything they need to capture video to their PC, edit, and output to tape in full digital quality.

Unlike other products, the Hauppauge/ ULead bundle does not simply provide a basic capture and edit version of the software. ULead MediaStudio 6.0 Special Hauppauge Edition includes the full Audio Editor and Cool 3D, a professional-quality 3D caption generator - key tools only previously available in the £330 full ULead MediaStudioPro software.

Highest quality results

MediaStudio 6.0 edits DV natively, eliminating generation loss. This means that the DV codec is maintained throughout the entire process - from capture, through editing, to output - without transcoding to another format, ensuring the highest quality possible.

In addition, MediaStudio 6.0 is the first and only home video editing software to incorporate MPEG-2 native editing. MPEG-2 files can be captured and edited in native MPEG format for frame-accurate, no-generation-loss editing. Users enjoy DVD quality video on-screen or off a CD-ROM with the convenience and performance of MPEG-2's small file sizes.

"We are very excited to introduce this product as the first of many video editing products to come," commented Yehia Oweiss, Managing Director of Hauppauge Computer Works Ltd. "As the established world leader in TV on the PC, we will bring our considerable expertise to this emerging market."

System requirements

Intel Pentium II 333Mhz or higher, 1 Free PCI slot, 64MB RAM, Windows 95, 98, NT4.0, 2000 or Me, 4.3GB or larger hard disk drive, Video card with 4MB RAM or more, CD-ROM Drive, sound card and Mouse, DV or Digital8 camcorder with DV (Firewire/IEEE1394/iLink) ports, CD-RW writer for burning Video CD's, if desired.


Hauppauge DV Wizard Pro is available immediately from the majority of PC retail outlets, including Insight,, Tempo, Simply Computers, PC World,, Staples, Watford Electronics, Scan, Game, PC Upgrader Online, Micro Direct, Maplin Electronics
Ulead Systems, Inc. develops innovative video, imaging and Web graphics applications to help users communicate their ideas effectively and creatively to audiences around the world. The company's award-winning products include Ulead PhotoImpact, Ulead VideoStudio, Ulead MediaStudio Pro, Ulead Photo Express, Ulead COOL 3D, Ulead COOL 360 and Ulead Face Factory. Ulead also supports the burgeoning Web graphics community with a robust Web site called and a cutting-edge line of software products that focus specifically on Web graphics and animation design. For more information on the company, its products and services, please visit Ulead's Web site at

Hauppauge Computer Works, established for over ten years, is the world leader in desktop TV and video products, with a range covering PC and Mac, analogue and digital, satellite television broadcast, teletext, FM stereo radio, Dolby surround and video capture. Prices range from £44.99 to £233.83 inc VAT.

Contacts for information:

Yehia Oweiss


020 7378 1997


Peter Linton

Media Link

0118 984 3386

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