Media Composer 8.5

Video Editing

Important Additions in Avid Media Composer 8.5

Avid expert Scott Simmons dives into Media Composer 8.5 updates and tests them out. He has compiled many of Avid’s video tweets so you can see the tools in action. Fantastic resource for Avid editors ready to update their software. Kicking the tires on Avid Media Composer 8.5 Refinement is the name of the game Read More

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By Britt, February 2, 2016
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News and Sales

Avid Media Composer 8.5 Released Today with new features

AVID MEDIA COMPOSER 8.5 Update Now Available If you have a current Avid Support Plan or Subscription you can upgrade today! Get Avid Media Composer 8.5 with exciting new features and important bug fixes now via the Avid Download Center (login and password required). New Features: Menu Simplification: The menus have been reorganized to remove Read More

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By Brittany, January 29, 2016
Avid Media Composer 101 Tutorial Kevin McAuliffe

Guides, Video Tutorials

Videoguys Media Composer 101 Tutorial

We’ve sponsored a new Media Composer 101 tutorial by Kevin McAuliffe, and in this lesson, he shows you the ins and outs of the newest release of Media Composer, version 8.5. The team has put together a very exciting update that I know you’ll be anxious to get up and running with. The most noticable Read More

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By Britt,
Avid Media Composer supported on Mac OS X Yosemite

Tech Support, Video Editing

Mac Yosemite support arrives for Avid Media Composer

We are passing on the good word that Avid has released Media Composer update v8.2.6 that allows all professional users to upgrade their editing and shared storage applications to the latest Apple software without conflict. Media Composer is now officially supported with Mac OS X Yosemite (version 10.10)! Now Available! Avid Media Composer 8.2.6 with Mac Yosemite Support Avid is pleased Read More

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By Britt, January 27, 2016

4K, UHD and 3D, Video Editing

BIG NEWS! RED to Support Avid DNXHR and DNXHD

This is very big news for Avid editors and Red shooters. RED announced that they will be able adding support for direct recording into Avid DNXHR and DNXHD.  This will allow superior RED  workflows that are extremely efficient for filmmakers all over the world. RED ANNOUNCES UPCOMING AVID DNXHR AND AVID DNXHD CODEC SUPPORT RED Read More

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By Gary,
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News and Sales

New and Featured Products at Videoguys

New and Featured Products at Videoguys Use Coupon code INSIDER5  for 5% OFF your entire purchase  G-Tech Studio Series: The Studio line features multiple RAID options, removable enterprise-class 7,200 RPM drives, 20 gigabits per second (Gbps) Thunderbolt 2 interfaces, and the industry’s highest capacity hard disk drives (HDDs) for pre- and post-production workflows. 360 Heros: Read More

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By Brittany, January 15, 2016
NewBlue, Titler Pro 4  with Avid Media Composer

Tutorials, Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Get Started Fast with NewBlue Titler Pro for Media Composer

Get Started Fast with NewBlue Titler Pro for Media Composer—Episode 1 Episode 1: The Anatomy of Applying Basic Titles In this first video tutorial of Get Started Fast with NewBlue Titler Pro for Media Composer you’ll learn the fundamentals of using NewBlue Titler Pro within Avid Media Composer. Discover the various ways to: Apply resolution independent titles Read More

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By Brittany,
iZotope Wins Pro Tools Expert Award

Video Editing

iZotope Wins Pro Tools Expert Award

Congratulations to the folks over at iZotope for winning Pro Tools Expert Award. We agree their audio repair and mastering tools are great and a must for video editors who need to salvage, improve, repair or clean less then optimal audio. iZotope products are a core component of GRAMMY-winning music studios, Oscar and Emmy-winning film Read More

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By Videoguys, January 12, 2016
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Video Editing, Video Storage

Avid Scores Major Avid EveryWhere Win with Sinclair Partners

For the past few years Avid has been singing the Avid Everywhere mantra. An all encompassing strategy that puts Avid as the foundation and cornerstone for cloud based, enterprise wide content creation, collaboration, media management, storage, archiving and monetization. This new 10-year deal with Sinclair standardizing all 64 of its TV News stations gives Avid a big Read More

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By Gary, January 8, 2016
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4K, UHD and 3D, Cool Gadgets, Video Editing

Avid DNxIO gets New Features with Media Composer 8.4.5 Update

Avid DNxIO is Avid’s HD & 4K I/O box which supports Multiple NLEs including Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, FCPX, DaVinci Resolve and more. It runs on both Windows and Mac and it connects to your computer via Thunderbolt or optional $400 PCIe card. The new updated software enables Avid DNxHR hardware encoding, LTC Read More

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By Gary, January 5, 2016