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New York, NY, United States, 05/25/2010 - Fotolia’s latest product: Flixtime is taking aim at major competitors by re-launching flixtime. Create custom HD videos with new upgrades: image highlighting, presentation speed control, text integration, and voiceover capabilities.
On the heels of announcing a partnership with Microsoft Office that made Fotolia the first microstock to integrate an image add-in into Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, attention is turning to another innovative product: Flixtime. A free site providing user-friendly web software to anyone who needs to create custom HD videos, Flixtime has been upgraded to give Animoto a run for its money. Now featured on flixtime.com:
• Image highlighting;
• Video presentation speed control;
• Unlimited copies;
• Keeping or striping sound from uploaded video clips;
• Sharing capabilities;
• Text integration onto photo stills;
• Voiceover capabilities by users wanting to personalize their videos.
“Today, people are communicating visually. Flixtime offers a straightforward, free service that allows users to creatively share their stories in the digital world,” says Flixtime CEO Oleg Tscheltzoff. “The advantages extend beyond the corporate world to places such as the classroom.”
Whether inside a boardroom or a classroom, more and more people are communicating through digital storytelling. In fact, within the first month of being on the web, more than 20,000 members joined flixtime.com and created over 50,000 free videos. Among of which, is Riversdale Primary School in London, England, who is using the free site as an interactive education tool.
“Creating curriculum-related videos on Flixtime enables our students to actively participate in their learning,” says Deputy Head of London’s Riversdale Primary School. “When students are engaged in their work, their retention of material is much higher.”
Users on flixtime.com upload their own photos and videos, or choose from a library of royalty-free images provided by Fotolia. AudioMicro also provides users with a selection of award-winning tracks, sound effects, and stock music. Visitors to flixtime.com create a free account and then follow three simple steps to create custom videos.