BERLIN, GERMANY — Magix Software GmbH (www.magix.com), a German software and app provider, is acquiring a majority of the Sony Creative Software (SCS) products. Magix creates video, music, and photo-editing software. The purchase includes the full Vegas Pro, Movie Studio, Sound Forge Pro, and Acid Pro product lines. 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,” says Magix CEO Klaus Schmidt. “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- diting programs Vegas Pro and Movie Studio, which are heavily oriented toward the customer requirements of today.”
Magix will continue to support all current SCS customers who purchased products from Sony to ensure a seamless end user experience.