Movie Editing Mode
This mode is for editing movies imported from
a digital camera, digital video camera, or other devices. Editing is
done in the MPEG-1 format. Working from the images in the albums,
files can be dragged and dropped onto the storyboard. Titles, sound,
transition effects, and other elements can also be dragged and
dropped to create inter-phase effects. The editing board requires no
special setup beforehand.
ImageMixer helps you create layouts using
drawings, text, and image files in the albums. Layouts are provided
for titles and postcards in Edit Movie mode, video labels such as
8mm, VHS, DV, and cassette, disc labels such as FD, MO, and CD, and
The following functions are available for
importing still images, movies, and sound to a computer. The
imported contents can then be managed in Album mode.
Organize Albums: Digital images saved in
albums can be arranged in categories or by their contents.
Write to Memory Stick: Write-enabled files
saved in albums can be written to a memory stick.
Search: Files can be searched in categories
of still images, movies, or sound media types and the results are
displayed in a list. Conditional searches are also possible.
Preview, Slideshow: Preview and slideshow
functions are also available for quick and easy browsing of
Convert Files: This allows easy conversion
of still images to BMP/JPEG format and movies to MPEG-1 format.
Edit Still Image: Still image files in the
album can be edited with this still image editing function. This
function includes a filter removal such as red-eye removal and
Print: A wide range of printing layouts are
available, such as index printing and detailed printing, to match
the user's specific application.
Video Disc Creation Mode
Image files in albums and edited movies can be
used to create contents for a Video CD or Video CD image. ImageMixer
1.5 produces Video CDs compliant with the Video CD version 2.0
standard for providing features such as playback control functions
and still image playback functions where the user can change the
playback order from the menu.
*The Macintosh version of ImageMixer
1.5 does not support direct writing to CD-R, but does allow you to
save a disc image compliant with Roxio's DVD/CD writing software
"Toast". Use "Toast" to create a disc from the disc image created in
The "Easy Video CD" utility is also provided
for easy creation of Video CDs from video on the tape of a video
camera connected over a USB connection. This utility uses a
wizard-style interface to guide the user through the simple steps of
creating a Video CD.
*No menu creation function is