An update to the Matrox RT.X100 Xtreme Pro driver set is now available which will provide compatibility with some Pinnacle and Canopus products. The update will allow users to play back Pinnacle and Canopus DV AVI files in real time on a Matrox RT.X100 Xtreme Pro system, without re-encoding.

The release compliments the current competitive upgrade offer for owners of Canopus and Pinnacle products. The driver update is specifically designed to allow those users who have taken advantage of the upgrade offer to create new projects based on footage from their old systems.

It will however benefit anyone looking for compatibility between Matrox and Canopus DVStorm or DVStorm2, and Pinnacle DV500, DV500 Plus, DV500 DVD, Pro-ONE or Pro-ONE RTDV.