updated 12:55 pm EDT, Tue May 4, 2004
Vara Wirecast for Mac OS X
Vara Software today introduced , a powerful yet simple broadcasting software package built for the professional webcaster. It offers support for multiple webcams (including iSight), over 20 built-in professional broadcast quality titles themes, a simple interface, video stamping and video effects, Keynote integration, multiple layers, multiple broadcast support, broadcast archiving, and AppleScript support. It leverages Quartz Extreme and the GPU, resulting in "very little" CPU usage, is optimized for multiple processors, and supports QuickTime and ISO MPEG-4 streaming using the QuickTime/Darwin Streaming Server. It is available for $600.