Tuesday, 26 April 2011


The Software for Everyone Who Loves Music!

UK, April 26th 2011, MAGIX AG, One of the leading international providers of software, online services, and digital content, has announced the release of MP3 Deluxe 17.

MAGIX MP3 deluxe 17 is the perfect MP3 program for your digital music! Flawless sound, quick search and sort functions, thousands of web radio stations, compatibility with all standard devices coupled with an improved functional diversity and flexibility make MP3 deluxe 17 unique.

Play and convert music or easily change and clean up ID3 tags with your mouse. With MP3 deluxe 17 it is easy to add new songs to your collection every day by using the integrated music browser with a download function to download new songs from websites or record web stations with ease. MP3 deluxe 17 also lets you arrange your music according to its sound characteristics to find songs, artists and albums even faster.


  • Automatically arranged playlists for any mood: happy, sad excited, etc
  • Mini player, handy and space saving with access to all important functions
  • Even more web radio stations – listen and record (includes timer function)
  • Modern user interface with many improvements to details
  • Navigate your music with your fingers: muffin Vision now available with touch mode
Price & Availability:

MAGIX MP3 Deluxe 17 is available as a download only for SRP £39.99 inc VAT from www.magix.com.

Thursday, 21 April 2011

NEW MAGIX PhotoStory on CD & DVD 10. Multimedia Slideshows for Your TV, PC and Web.

UK, April 20th 2011, MAGIX AG, One of the leading international providers of software, online services, and digital content, has announced the release of PhotoStory on CD & DVD 10.

With MAGIX PhotoStory on CD & DVD 10 you can turn your precious memories into unique experiences in no time at all! Simply import your pictures or videos from digital cameras, mobile phones, scanners or memory cards and transform them into multimedia slideshows. Add background music, effects and personalized text, and then burn your slideshow to disc complete with a DVD menu for you to enjoy on TV or PC.

You can optimize photos and enhance poor quality shots, with the originals remaining unchanged, or even combine a series of individual photos into a panorama. With the ability to present your creations online as a video player on your website or in online portals such as YouTube®, Flickr® and Facebook®, PhotoStory on CD & DVD 10 provides you with all the functions you need to easily impress any audience!


  • New and entertaining deco elements and animations for all areas of use (holidays, weather, seasons, daytimes, people and many more).
  • Simplified use with a new program interface and enhanced performance.
  • Present photos directly on Facebook®, YouTube® or Flickr®.
  • New improved performance and low resource demands.
  • New export assistant for all common presentation purposes.
  • New advanced options for individual zooms and camera pans.
  • New zoomable video monitor to edit effects outside the image area.
  • Plus Magix Xtreme Print Studio for custom CD and DVD cases and labels.
  • Includes a full version of MAGIX Rescue Your Data worth £39.99.

Price & Availability:

PhotoStory on CD & DVD 10 is available now from Amazon and from PC World in May at £39.99 SRP inc http://www.magix.com/uk/photostory-on-cd-dvd/classic/

Tuesday, 19 April 2011

Rude Gameware Announces the Amazing New Fierce Laser Gaming Mouse V2

Enfield London, 19th  April,  2011 – Interactive Ideas, one of the UK’s top, value-added software and peripherals distributor in partnership with leading gaming peripheral publisher , Rude Gameware, today announced the Fierce 5000 DPI Laser Gaming Mouse V2 (PC).

Rude Gameware have taken everything that made the original Fierce Laser Gaming Mouse great and made it even greater! They have ramped up the DPI to a whopping 5000, quickened the response time to just 1 m/s, added even more customizable buttons and given it an even sleeker, sturdier form factor for an incredible look and feel.

  • 5000 DPI Laser Engine
  • 1000 Hz polling with 1 ms response time
  • Onboard memory to save your modifications
  • 7 independently programmable buttons and macro support
  • Adjustable Weights
  • Zero-Acoustic Ultra-smooth Teflon feet
  • Always-On mode
  • On-the-Fly Sensitivity DPI adjustment (no driver needed)
  • LED DPI Indicator
  • Gold plated USB connector for maximum conductivity
  • 7 foot, lightweight, non-tangle cord
  • Included customization software
Price & Availability:

The Fierce 5000 DPI Laser Gaming Mouse V2 (PC) is available immediately from Amazon at £39.98. The product will be available from further retailers shortly.

Wednesday, 13 April 2011

NEW MAGIX Website Maker 5. The Ultimate Tool for Creative Websites!

The Innovative and Professional Solution for Dynamic Flash Websites!

UK, April 13th 2011, MAGIX AG, One of the leading international providers of software, online services, and digital content, has announced the release of Website Maker 5.

Magix Website Maker 5 is the perfect solution for all web designers, HTML website owners, Internet agencies, clubs, freelancers and those who are building their first website. Website Maker 5 is a powerful all-around package which includes everything you need to create and manage animated Flash websites.

Without any prior knowledge you can create your personal website. The website is set up online already, so all users need to do is customize it online according to their needs and publish it. The online application enables you to access your website from any computer, anywhere in the world! With the freely usable design archive and the intuitive drag and drop user interface, you can enjoy full design freedom and start using the program right away.

With 3 web addresses, 1 domain name of your choice, 2 sub domains, 5 email accounts and design archive and secure web hosting including 5000MB of web space makes Website Maker 5 an innovative and professional all round package for both beginners and advanced users.


  • Includes a personal top level domain, 5 email accounts and 5000MB of web space for 12 months.
  • Flash Widget maker creates animated Flash objects for external HTML websites.
  • Create personal and interactive buttons
  • Animated web design templates that can be customised to match different websites with just a few clicks.
  • No installation – online software optimized for DSL serves as automation and control centre for creating personal websites and managing their content anytime worldwide via the web.
  • Interactive photo and video presentation with galleries, lightboxes and media players.
  • Multi-project mode for pros – operate website projects at multiple domains.
  • Export and integrate media players and entire websites via HTML into other websites. No export to other servers via FTP.

Price & Availability:

MAGIX Website Maker 5 is available now for SRP £39.99 inc VAT from Amazon and PC World. For more information, please see: magix.com/gb/website-maker/

New VitaScene V2 Adds 100 New Fully Customizable Effects, Including Amazing Tilt-Shift Effect; Support for 64-bit NLEs from Adobe® & Sony®, and Improved Performance  

LAS VEGAS, NV/NAB SHOW, April 13th, 2011 – proDAD, a world-class developer of digital video effects plug-ins and image optimization technologies for professional video editors and broadcast professionals as well as aspiring pros, today announced the much-anticipated availability of VitaScene V2 Pro and VitaScene LE.  VitaScene is the flagship professional video effects product from proDAD, offering exceptionally high quality professional effects that can be used seamlessly as filters or transitions in most popular Windows® NLEs from Adobe, AVID®, Corel®, Magix™, Sony, Grass Valley/Canopus®, and ULead®.

New Features Include:
·         100 new fully customizable broadcast-quality effects (Pro version) including an amazing new Tilt-shift effect, which gives a surreal mini-landscape effect – with a single mouse click and instant GPU rendering. 
·         New effects include new light filters allowing editors to get just the right amount of light for every scene
·         New paint effects that give a watercolour effect (even a 3D look) to video clips. 
·         Filters for making video look like film, old film adding blur, starbursts, sparkles, de-focus effects, and many other effects. 
·         VitaScene V2 also includes new picture optimization tools that can help rescue imperfect or older recordings. 
·         The other much anticipated feature of VitaScene V2 is full 64-bit compatibility for Adobe CS5 and Sony Vegas Pro 64-bit NLEs. 
·         VitaScene V2 also features significantly improved GPU and Alpha Channel processing, delivering super-fast rendering of HD/SD video.

VitaScene V2 is offered in two principal versions:
·         VitaScene V2 Pro – Contains 600 fully customizable effects and plug-ins for most popular Windows-based NLEs including unlocked plug-ins for AVID/Pinnacle Studio;
·         VitaScene V2 LE – Contains 100 non-customizable effects and plug-ins for most popular Windows-base NLEs except AVID/Pinnacle Studio and Magix VDL.

“VitaScene has been giving video professionals access to very high quality yet affordable video effects to enhance their feature film, documentary, and event videos since it’s introduction in 2008” said Andreas Huber, Managing Director of proDAD.  “We now continue this tradition of excellence with VitaScene V2, offering exciting new effects, super-fast GPU rendering, and compatibility with the newest and best NLEs in the market – all with a lower cost of ownership than competitive effects suites.”

Pricing and Availability:
VitaScene V2 Pro is currently available for purchase from the proDAD online webshop for an introductory special price of £245 (MSRP £306).  VitaScene V2 LE is offered for an introductory special price of £74 (MSRP £92).  VitaScene V1 owners can upgrade to V2 for as little as £29*.  Learn more about VitaScene V2 and the rest of the proDAD lineup of digital video effects at www.prodad.com.

Tuesday, 12 April 2011

Swann Security launches the SportsCam - DVR-460 Waterproof Mini Digital Video Camera

Capture and re-live your greatest sporting moments! Durable, hard-hitting camera that captures perfect footage whether cycling across the Sahara or canoeing down the Thames.

Milton Keynes, April 12th, 2011, Swann Security, the global leader in “Plug & Play” security monitoring solutions, has announced the DVR-460 SportsCam.

The SportsCam Mini Video Camera is ideal for filming all sports and recreational activities. Housed in the shockproof and waterproof case the SportsCam is built for the adrenaline junky in all of us. With 640 x 480 video and excellent sound the SportsCam will record your greatest sporting moments, with up to 5 hours recording time* . The Swann SportsCam waterproof camcorder comes with a myriad of mounting options, including Velcro straps, sport-clip, double clipper, and multi-clip.
Upload your videos to your favourite sharing sites such as youtube, facebook and myspace. The tiny SportsCam also doubles as a webcam for use on messenger services like skype, MSN and yahoo. Video is recorded to Micro SD card (not included) and transferred to your PC via USB connection. The inbuilt lithium-ion rechargeable battery is charged via PC USB and has up to 2.5 hours of recording time per charge.

So what are you waiting for? Get out and capture your greatest sporting moments with the SportsCam - then re-live them over and over again!

*based on 16GB Micro SD Card.

Contents Included:
  • SportsCam DVR-460
  • Waterproof Case
  • Silicon Case
  • USB Cable & Connector
  • Velcro Straps x 3
  • Double-Clipper
  • Cord, Arm & Head Straps
  • Pouch
  • Sports-Clip
  • Multi-Clip
  • Waterproof Pin Clip & Case Clip
  • Multi-Bracket
  • Velcro for Bracket
  • Mounting Screws x 2
  • Instruction Manual & CD
Price & Availability:

The SportsCam is available now at SRP £99.99 inc. Please contact: uksales@swann.com.au for additional information.

Monday, 4 April 2011

Cyber Snipa Introduces the Sonar 5.1 Championship Gaming Headset

Intensely realistic, true 5.1 surround sound provides the ultimate competitive edge

Enfield London, 4th April 2011 - Interactive Ideas, one of the UK's top, value-added software and peripherals distributor in partnership with leading PC gaming peripheral maker Cyber Snipa, today announced the Sonar 5.1 Championship Headset. This is the latest entry in the Cyber Snipa award-winning line of specialized, high-end headsets. Incorporating the newest developments in cutting-edge sound technology and true 5.1 tactical communications and tracking ability for the ultimate competitive edge.

Building on the success of their popular line, the new Sonar 4.1 Championship edition sets a new standard for gaming headsers. With four speakers in each ear cup and independent channel control via in line controller, players experience intensely realistic surround sound. Stalk enemies by the sound of thier footsteps with 3D positional audio and tactical bass sensations. Cyber Snipa has also introduced exclusive memory foam padding for ultimate comfort in marathon gaming sessions. A noise-cancelling boom mic ensures crystal-clear onlne chat whether you are plaing in the comfort of your own home, or travelling to LAN parties and competitions using the included padded carrying case.

Features of the Sonar 5.1 Championship Headset include:
  • 8 individual drivers to true multi-directional audio response
  • Robust headband construction with mesh padding for improved airflow
  • Circumaural memory foam and velour cushions for extended gaming comfort
  • Extra long flexible boom mic with noise cancelling
  • 3m USB cable with in-line multimedia control
  • 3D positiional audio software
Price and Availability:

The Cyber Snipa 5.1 Championship Headset is available immediately from Amazon at £41.77. The product will be available from further retailers shortly.