updated 06:00 pm EST, Thu February 2, 2006
Livid ships Union 2.0
Livid Instruments has unveiled Union 2.0, its all-in-one live video-mixing studio software that now offers Mac compatibility. Union features undreds of effects, live video inputs, and complete MIDI integration. Version 2.0 includes the means to scratch, mix, control, create, perform, and record cutting edge visuals in real-time. The update also offers four effects layers per channel; integrated MIDI templates; a clip sequencer; a larger clip bank; effects triggers; easy-to-use LOF's; and "Elements" for custom plug-ins. The company also released its Batch Export Utility 1.2 as a free download, offering a simple Mac OS X program for re-compressing and resizing a folder for QuickTime media to a different format. Union 2.0 is available for $300 (system requirements were unavailable).