Ulead Systems has announced a new version of its MovieFactory software for DVD authoring including future-ready support for both HD-DVD and Blu-ray disc formats.

Called Ulead DVD MovieFactory 5 the software package allows users to capture video from any source, including DV or HDV camcorders, DVB-T digital broadcasts, or VCRs.

DVD MovieFactory also offers a Video Editing Toolbox to then trim and enhance the video, add titles, and select background music.

“With support for both HD disc formats, DVD MovieFactory 5 offers users the best video experience no matter the standard they choose”, said Mark Wurdemann, European Marketing Manager.

Features and Benefits:

When laying out menus for HD or standard DVDs, users now have a whole new arsenal of creative tools including SmartScene menus that changes content when the viewer rolls over a text item.

For quick burning projects, DVD MovieFactory also features an intuitive Quick-Drop desktop utility, which lets users burn video, photos, music or data onto any disc format, including high-capacity HD discs.

DVD MovieFactory 5 will be available at a price of £29.99. Users of DVD MovieFactory versions 3 and 4 can upgrade at www.ulead.co.uk for £19.99