Red Giant Software has launched Magic Bullet Editors 2, an upgraded version of its 'film look' plug-in for video editing software. The plug-in allows footage to mimic the look of film, with support for stock emulation and diffusion filters. It can also mimic a wide range of preset effects: including processes such as bleach bypass and films such as The Matrix and Saving Private Ryan.

 border=0 />Version 2 adds support for real-time acceleration by an NVidia 6 or 7 series graphics card, according to Red Giant. This includes the Mac version of the NVidia GeForce 6800 but support for NVidia

A De-artifact tool has been added to smooth out DV and HDV source media, and 10 new Looks presets have been introduced tool.

The software is available for the first time as a plug-in for Apple's Motion 2 motion graphics application, as well as Final Cut Pro 4.1 or later, Adobem Premiere Pro 1.5, Avid Xpress Pro 4.5 or later, and Sony Vegas 5.0 or later.

Magic Bullet Editors 2 will ship in August for £225 plus VAT, with upgrades available for £69 plus VAT (download) or £85 plus VAT (boxed).