Roxio Toast 11 Titanium for Mac has just been announced, and this latest version of Roxio is designed to extend Mac OS and iLife applications by adding feature enhancements for capturing, copying, converting and digital media. For starters, the software is now able to directly upload media to social networking sites such as YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook. It also gestured a new optimization called VideoBoost that helps speed up h.624 HD video conversion and encoding. Other new features include Internet audio recording; the ability to capture, save, and convert Web-based video content, disc spanning (automatically spreading a large amount of data or audio tracks across many discs), one-click backup of HD camcorder footage, dual-platform compatible disc creation, and TiVo-to-Go support. Toast 11 Titanium is available for $99.99.
In addition, Toast 11 Pro for $149.99 has also been announced which bundles in:
- Adobe PhotoShop Elements 9 – the latest, full-featured version of the #1 selling consumer photo-editing software for the Mac. The application delivers powerful options that make it easy to create extraordinary photos, quickly share your memories in online albums and unique print creations, and automatically organize and help protect all your photos and video clips.
- SmartSound Sonicfire Pro 5 – for creating an ideal soundtrack to accompany videos and slideshows. Use Sonicfire Pro’s unique automatic Mood Mapping® feature or select from a library of included music tracks and adjust the mix and feel of the score to match your videos and slideshows.
- BIAS SoundSoap SE – remove unwanted noise like wind, hisses, scratches, and pops from LPs, cassettes, or almost any audio, music, or video soundtrack. Also includes a plug-in for correcting audio in HD videos.
- FotoMagico 3 – turn pictures and video into high-quality slideshows with a few simple clicks, and present them in high definition with the latest version of FotoMagico. Innovative text, transition, and alignment tools ensure astonishing results.
- Blu-ray Disc Plug-In – author HD video content onto standard DVDs and Blu-ray Discs. Take high-def (HD) video footage from AVCHD™ camcorders, TiVo® and EyeTV® and create Blu-ray Discs or even standard DVDs with HD content that can be played on Blu-ray set top boxes or PlayStation® game consoles.