MAGIX acquires Sony Creative Software products


Last Updated: May 24, 2016 8:46 pm GMT
(Berlin, Germany--May 24, 2016) MAGIX Software GmbH, a German software and app provider, is acquiring a majority of the Sony Creative Software (SCS) products.

MAGIX Software GmbH is a leading creator of video, music, and photo-editing software and apps in Europe and is already well established in the US market. By purchasing Sony Creative Software products, including the full Vegas Pro, Movie Studio, Sound Forge Pro, and ACID Pro product lines, MAGIX is further cementing its position in the market and accelerating its international growth. The SCS Catalyst Browse and Catalyst Production Suite will continue to be developed by Sony for professional broadcast and production applications.

"These products from Sony Creative Software are the perfect addition to our portfolio. We have already strengthened our presence in the United States in order to propel development and sales. This autumn, we plan to release new versions of the video-editing programs Vegas Pro and Movie Studio, which are heavily oriented toward the customer requirements of today," says MAGIX CEO Klaus Schmidt.

MAGIX will continue to support all current SCS customers who purchased products from Sony to ensure a seamless end user experience.

About MAGIX:

MAGIX is a global provider of software, online services, and digital content for the use of multimedia products and services for general and business communication. Established in 1993, MAGIX offers private and professional users a technologically sophisticated and user-friendly range of products for designing, editing, presenting, and archiving digital photos, videos, music, documents, and websites. Based on retail sales figures, MAGIX is the market leader in multimedia software in Germany and the other most prominent European markets and is also one of the most successful market players in the United States.

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Contact information
MAGIX Software
GmbH Quedlinburgerstr. 1 10589 Berlin Deutschland
Aanor Roland
PR & SMM Manager
Tel. 030 293 92 -279 Fax 030 293 92 -400



Re: News: MAGIX acquires Sony Creative Software products
by Angelo Mike
Awesome. So what's the consensus on this? My first thought is, if they're going through the trouble to buy it, I'm hoping they see great potential in Vegas and other Sony software. Plus, if the stereotype about German engineering is true, Vegas should be improved by leaps and bounds (please make a better chroma keyer!).
Re: News: MAGIX acquires Sony Creative Software products
by Steve Rhoden
I am not excited one bit with hopes they are gonna make Vegas
greater and all that! I will only wait and see, for in a couple
months their vision for these software will be a lot clearer....
Then, i can make a sound assessment on the matter.

Steve Rhoden (Cow Leader)
Film Maker & VFX Artist.
Owner of Filmex Creative Media.
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