Ben Bird has released an update to BTV, the shareware video-editing and animation software.

The update features enhanced processing of FireWire input, and improved frame average processing. The program now recognizes .dv files and includes a variety of bug fixes.

The software can view and capture video from any video-input source, supports multiple monitors and can capture video frames in PICT or JPEG format. Video can be captured to disk as a standard QuickTime movie, using custom-video and sound compression settings.

BTV Edit can also play back and edit movies using simple copy-&-paste and click-&-drag commands. The program costs $25, a thirty-day trial version is available from