Matrox has released version 3.6 of the Mx-tools software for its RT.X2 video capture and editing-acceleration board Highlights include support for Microsoft Windows Vista Business or Ultimate, and real-time playback of Sony XDCAM EX .mp4 clips.

Additional features of Matrox RT.X2 v3.6 include real-time capture of SD material directly to .m2v files via analog and FireWire input for immediate DVD authoring with Adobe Encore, as well as new real-time garbage matte effects with adjustable edge softness and opacity controls.

Matrox Mx.tools 3.6 requires Adobe Premiere Pro CS3 version 3.2.0 and is available as a free download from the Matrox Web site.