AIST MediaLab has revealed details of the next version of MoviePack. Version 4.0 of the powerful digital-video editing software will begin shipping in December, says the company, and incorporates suggestions from over 50,000 worldwide users. The company says the new release will be more powerful, offer a more organized approach to workflow from capture to rendering, plus a range of new effects. New features include automatic scene recognition and batch-capturing. New trims tools debut, such as ripple and slide. New effects include a lightning generator, high-quality 3D particle generator, plus motion-tracker and paint module. A bundled version of Sonic's MyDVD means video cn be output to DVD. MoviePack 4.0, which will ship for Windows, will cost between £299 to £650 plus VAT, depending on the version purchased.