XLR8 XtraView… all-in-one video transfer for iDVD, and iPod ships!
Easy full-screen capture and transfer from VHS, Hi-8, DVD or
satellite to iDVD and iPod .
Buford, Georgia, October 31, 2006 – Daystar Technology, the leader in
USB based video capture on the Mac, delivered another milestone in
multimedia creation… the introduction of the new XLR8 XtraView,
video transfer solution for Mac OS X. This new USB 2.0 based,
all-in-one package, integrates easy full-screen, “click and record”
video capture with a fully native, fully universal QuickTime
conversion interface. The result is an end-to-end video transfer
solution for moving non-DV (Digital Video) sources like VHS, Hi-8,
laser and satellite, to iMovie, iDVD, DVD, CD and iPods. –
Everything you need.
XtraView includes everything users need to capture, edit and create:
+ The XtraView device allows both audio and video to be capture via a
single USB 2.0
device (no sound-in port required!).
+ The XtraView capture software uses a simple “click and record”
interface to transform
any S-Video or RCA video source into QuickTime movies.
+ The bundled XtraView Exporter package allows uses to convert their
for use in iMovie, iDVD, or viewing on iPods. and TV!
+ The XtraView package also include ArcSoft’s VideoImpression 2.0
software which integrates
capture and creation into one simple iMovie-line application. Unlike
iMovie though, VideoImpression works easily with smaller video sizes
(iMovie forces all files to the larger DV formats).
“What does XtraView give users? Well… for the first time ever, Mac
users can transform their non-DV videos into modern DVD and iPod
video fomats, without paying an arm and a leg.”, said Gary Dailey,
president of Daystar. “Literally, XtraView unlocks the multimedia
potential for the millions of Mac users with pre-digital video source
XtraView is currently shipping at a MSRP of $129 It’s available
direct via Daystar Technology (http://daystar-store.com), and through
XtraView is designed to work with all modern Apple systems. It
requires only USB 2.0, and Mac OS X 10.3.8 or later. QuickTime 7 and
Mac OS X 10.4 are recommended for easy VHS/DVD-to-iPod
About Daystar Technology and XLR8 Brand Products
Daystar originated as the creator of Mac CPU upgrades and
multiprocessing on the Mac. The company continues to specialize in
integrating leading technologies on the Apple platform. Its XLR8
brand products currently focus on CPU and video creation solutions,
pushing the envelope in capabilities and performance for multimedia
Daystar operates as an Apple Authorized Reseller and Service center,
and maintains a staff of Apple Certified Technicians. Daystar
currently distributes/resells Apple, XLR8, Giga Designs, QuickerTek,
Northstar and a variety of leading brand products via its store front
and web store at (http://Daystar-Store.com). It’s XLR8 brand products
are also exclusively distributed via Victory Multimedia / Ingram
Micro. It also sells and services Apple products via its store-front
in Buford, Georgia.