Ligos Announces New LSX-MPEG Encoder Product Lineup

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Adobe Premiere Users Get New Options for DVD Authoring and More

San Francisco, CA – (August 29, 2001) Ligos® Corporation, developers of the industry-leading GoMotion® MPEG codec, announced today its new lineup for the acclaimed LSX-MPEG line of software MPEG encoders. The new product breakdown reflects the growing popularity of DVD-Video authoring solutions, and Ligos’ commitment to be the number one provider of fast, high-quality software MPEG encoding for professionals. Chief amongst these changes is the availability for the first time of the full version of LSX-MPEG for Adobe® Premiere® at a special price of $249.95.




Due to a growing demand from customers for a professional level plug-in only product, LSX-MPEG for Adobe Premiere is immediately available for purchase directly from Ligos. This full-featured utility allows Premiere for Windows users to output MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 streams directly from Premiere, and is focused on the needs of those seeking an affordable option to produce streams compliant with the growing number of DVD-Video authoring packages on the market today. LSX-MPEG for Adobe Premiere also features support for VideoCD and Super VideoCD, and is optimized for Intel® Pentium® 4 processors.

"This is another example of how much we benefit from the feedback of our customers," said Robert Saint John, Director of Technical Marketing at Ligos. "When users asked for an MPEG-2 Premiere plugin, and tools for Super VideoCD and variable bitrate encoding, we’ve provided them. We’ve seen how popular the LSX-MPEG Suite has become these past few months, simply because of the full version of our Premiere plug-in and its DVD-Video options. We knew the time was right to give video professionals more options in terms of price and functionality, so we’ve simplified the breakdown of our products for everyone."

Available immediately at http://www.ligos.com/, the new product line includes:

  • LSX-MPEG for Adobe Premiere – $249.95 – the solution of choice for DVD Authoring and post-production professionals. It has advanced features for complete control over encoding for MPEG-1 and MPEG-2, including support for streams to be used for DVD video, VideoCD and Super VideoCD disc formats.
  • LSX-MPEG LE for Adobe Premiere – $179.95 – the simple, low-cost solution for users who do not need all of the power and features of the full version, but prefer a simpler utility for encoding MPEG-1 streams, or media for video disc formats and the web.
  • LSX-MPEG Player – $29.95, or included with the full version of LSX-MPEG for Adobe Premiere – The leading MPEG player that overcomes the limitations of existing players with a broad range of features targeted at users wanting to play back MPEG-2 content using Windows® Media Player.