Amsterdam IBC 2007 finished giving us appointment to the next year and Sony launches the long expected version 8 of its NLE software Vegas which, for this occasion, takes (…re-takes), the suffix PRO.
Will this be the final release that users expected ?
We’ll try to find out in this review.
The press release announcing the presentation of this new version of Vegas 8 reported some of the new interesting features such as 32-bit floating point processing, integrated multicam, MPEG2 Long Gop files editing without recompression, direct burning from the timeline of Blu-Ray (a technology by Sony) and the new advanced titler.
Thanks to Sony Creative Software, we received a Vegas Pro 8 box very quickly in order to test it in detail.
I have to say a positive thing about boxed software; even if now digital delivery (electronic distribution of software) got over the first phase and buying via Internet is a common activity with all its advantages, it is really exciting to have a beautiful box with manuals in your hands.
In the box we found:
The CD contains: