Granted Software has released ReVision 1.0, a US$29.95 ReWire-enabled QuickTime player that allows a QT movie to be played in sync with the Reason and Live music production solutions. It requires Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar or higher.
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Abelton is an audio sequencer you can play like an instrument; it integrates multitrack recording and editing functionality, so you can play studio arrangements on stage or record live improvisations and edit them in the studio. ReVision was built to leverage the built-in music production capabilities of these two products by providing full transport control compatibility including play, stop, fast-forward, rewind, and frame advance for precise positioning of music.
You can also use it to loop video in sync with the music for iterative composition. Scoring markers can be used for establishing points within the video and accessing those points when you wish. An SMPTE timecode display is also provided. ReVision’s project window can float over Reason or Live, so that the video is always visible, even if you’re working in those apps.