Matrox has released version 2.0 of its Matrox Video Tools, the software that allows Adobe Premiere to talk to its RT2000 video capture card and work in realtime.
The RT2000 Mega Pack includes over 600 new realtime 2D and 3D effects and support for capture direct to MPEG-2 IBP for DVD encoding, Windows Me, hot-swapping of DV cameras, four-channel DV audio, DVCPRO. Also included is a file converter for distribution of materials over the Web, servers and networks – and a video player for full-frame rate playback of Matrox audio/video files.
The software is available as a free download from the Matrox Web site. The RT2000 has an estimated street price of £699.