Ulead Releases DVD PictureShow 2 Digital Camera Suite

Torrance, CA – January 8, 2003 – Ulead Systems, Inc., a leading developer of image editing, video editing and DVD authoring software, today introduced Ulead® DVD PictureShow™ 2 -- Digital Camera Suite, a powerful software package for managing digital media and creating multimedia slideshows that are fun to watch. This suite includes DVD PictureShow 2, the newest version of Ulead’s digital image slideshow creation software, and Photo Explorer 8, the latest version of Ulead’s popular digital media management software.

DVD PictureShow 2 offers guided steps and a drag-and-drop interface to make assembling slideshows simple. Create multimedia slideshows now with video clips and digital images. Save time with a new Batch Collect tool to insert multiple image folders into a slideshow project all at once. Forty-two new transitions such as dissolves and wipes liven up slideshows, while voice narration and background music with support for WAV and MP3 files further jazz up slideshow creations. Personalize each photo by describing or adding comments directly on photos with the software’s text caption tool. As a final touch, choose from a variety of ready-to-use, Hollywood-style DVD menu templates with themes such as holidays, vacation and business, or create personalized menu backgrounds with any digital image. A built-in CD label and index creation tool completes the package to create a polished slideshow disc.

Photo Explorer 8.0 offers easy-to-use features for capturing, organizing, and editing photos. New features include an auto slice tool for slicing a scanned group of images, a CD catalog tool that scans a CD and stores image thumbnails that can be viewed without the CD in the drive, as well as new tools for editing images and adding effects.

Ulead DVD PictureShow 2 -- Digital Camera Suite is available in North American retail stores and catalogs for .95, with the electronic version available at www.ulead.com for .95. Registered users of previous versions of DVD PictureShow and Photo Explorer can purchase the box upgrade for .95 and the downloadable upgrade for .95 at www.ulead.com. Photo Explorer 8.0 is also available as a stand-alone application for electronic download at www.ulead.com for .95.