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Dazzle Video Creator Platinum provides a simple, fast way to record home videos of the highest quality. Transfer them straight to DVDs or transform them into polished movies before archiving onto DVDs or sending them to mobile devices.
Dazzle Video Creator Platinum is a plug-and-play USB 1.1 or 2.0 device that allows you to record your videos from a camcorder, a VCR, or any video equipment with analog outputs. Dazzle Video Creator Platinum uses a hardware encoding chip for real-time video encoding into high-quality MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 and DivX formats without taxing your computer’s CPU resources.
It comes with both InstantDVD Recorder software that allows you to transfer videos straight from tapes to DVDs, complete with menus, and Pinnacle Studio QuickStart software to easily create fully polished movies with titles, transitions, music and more, before burning to CDs and DVDs. You can effortlessly export your masterpieces for sharing on DVDs, Apple iPod, Sony PSP and other similar portable devices.
Dazzle Video Creator Platinum
Share your movies on the go!
Dazzle Video Creator Platinum is equipped with all of the latest
compression formats for viewing your movies on Apple Video iPod,
Sony PSP, and DivX certified players.
Turn your videos into amazing movies
Trim your videos, improve image and sound quality, add effects,
stills, titles, and background music, even create movies
automatically with SmartMovie, then save them to DVDs with
Pinnacle Studio QuickStart.
Easy on your PC
On-board MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 hardware lets you create high-quality
DVDs without tying up your PC while you’re recording. Hardware
encoding gives you the ultimate in recording quality.
Save time, save space
Pinnacle InstantDVD Recorder software lets you record your
videos directly to DVD without first copying them to your hard
drive. Burn multiple videos on one DVD. Custom menus and
chapters make for effortless on-screen navigation.
Powerful performance with exceptional results
On-board MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, and DivX recording hardware
creates high-quality videos without slowing down your PC.
Capture from virtually any video source – S-Video and Composite
Video inputs provide full-resolution DVD recording.
Simple enough for anyone to use
Transfer your memories to DVDs in minutes without having to
spend time learning new technology.
Connect via USB 2.0 or USB 1.1
Dazzle Video Creator Platinum gives you the option of connecting
to your PC or laptop with either a Hi-Speed USB 2.0 or a USB 1.1 port.
Dazzle Video Creator Platinum includes Pinnacle InstantDVD Recorder
Record videos directly from video source to DVDs including menus
and chapters, with just a few clicks of the mouse. Pinnacle
InstantDVD Recorder makes it incredibly fast and easy to
transfer video footage from your camcorder to DVDs.
Simple sharing and safe archiving
Burn all your movies on long-lasting DVDs that can be
played on any home DVD player.
Choose from a variety of templates to create professional-
looking menus for your DVDs. Automatic scene detection creates
chapter marks that make it easy to move around within your movies.
Creating a DVD couldn't be faster. Connect your camcorder
or VCR to your PC and click one button. Video goes straight from
tape to disc, without storing anything on your computer’s hard drive.
No experience required
A software Wizard guides you through all the steps, from
capture to menu creation to burning -- anyone can do it in minutes.
Dazzle Video Creator Platinum includes Pinnacle Studio QuickStart
Enhance and restore your old video tapes
Studio QuickStart lets you strengthen washed-out colors,
restore old analog tapes, and stabilize shaky movies.
Create movies in seconds
Simply choose a video and a music track, pick a preset
movie style, and let Studio QuickStart instantly create an
amazing movie that matches the beat of your favorite song.
Preserve and share your movies on CDs and DVDs
With Studio QuickStart you can easily compile your best
moments into one unique project. Burn your Studio QuickStart
creations on CDs or DVDs, complete with custom menus and
chapters for fast and convenient on-screen navigation. Then
watch them on your PC or on TV via almost any home DVD-player.
Video inputs: Composite video (RCA), S-Video (mini-DIN) Audio inputs: Stereo audio (RCA x2) On-board MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, and DivX compression hardware PC connection: Hi-Speed USB 2.0 or USB 1.1
Capture from any video source with composite (RCA) or S-Video output
Hardware compressed MPEG-1, MPEG-2 & MPEG-4
Import Formats: (Studio QuickStart)
Video: DV, AVI, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, DivX, MPEG-4, Windows Media Format, Non-encrypted DVD Titles Audio: WAV, MP3 Graphics: BMP, JPG, PCT, TGA, TIF, Windows Media Format
Export Formats: (Studio QuickStart)
Video CD (VCD) or S-VCD with optional CD burner (CD-R or CD-RW) iPod & PSP compatible (MPEG-4) DVD with optional DVD burner (DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R or DVD+RW) DV, AVI, DivX, RealVideo 8, Windows Media 9, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 files Dolby Digital 2 channel and 5.1 channel audio
Minimum System Requirements
Windows XP (SP2 or higher) Intel Pentium or AMD Athlon 1.4 GHz or higher (2.4 GHz or higher recommended) 512 MB RAM (1 GB recommended) DirectX 9 or higher compatible graphics card with 64 MB (ATI Radeon or NVIDIA GeForce 3 or higher, with 128 MB recommended) DirectX 9 or higher compatible sound card (Creative Audigy or M-Audio recommended) 1 GB of disk space to install software and 3 GB to install bonus content 1 USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed) or USB 1.1 port DVD burner for creating DVDs