Computers, Software, Tech Tips & Tricks, User Stories and Reviews, Video Editing

Media Composer First One Month Later

It’s good to get feedback on a product early after it’s release.  In the technologically advanced world we live in today, solid feedback needs to come sooner than later.  Almost a month after it’s release, we have a list of things that Avid Media Composer First have done right, and some things that have missed Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, July 21, 2017

Guides, Software, Specials and Promotions, Video Editing

Avid Media Composer Owners: Upgrade & Reinstate and Get a Free Symphony Option! 

Free Symphony Option with Re-Instatement Upgrade to Avid Media Composer $385 We still have stock! Must by activated by 7/31st! Videoguys is pleased to announce an exciting update to Avid’s current Reinstatement promotion for Media Composer owners: customers who have Media Composer systems that were either previously on an Upgrade & Support plan and did Read More

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By Britt, July 20, 2017
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Guides, Software, Video Editing, Videoguys FAQs

Avid Media Composer | First vs. Media Composer Comparison Chart

It’s a fact that over 95% of all mainstream movies released in 2016 were edited on Media Composer. And so were most TV shows, too! Media Composer | First is a completely free version of the same video editing application, available on either Mac or PC. If you are an aspiring filmmaker or vlogger looking Read More

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By Britt, July 12, 2017

Industry News and Press Releases, Software, Video Editing

Premium Beat First Look at Avid’s Free NLE, Media Composer First

Big news from Avid as they release the first FREE version of Media Composer. If you’ve ever wanted to try Media Composer, now’s your chance. Media Composer First doesn’t have everything the full version has, but it’s packed full of features and tools. Find out more in the article below: Avid has released the free Read More

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By Britt, July 10, 2017

Storage Solutions

Learn How Avid Cloud-based Workflow Revolutionizes Post-Production

Ha-Mitcham, the largest independent post house in Israel chose an Avid Cloud-based workflow to revolutionize their new post production facility. Israeli production and post-production facility Ha-Mitcham is serious about collaborative editing. In fact it has just built its entire business around it. When they decided to build a brand new facility, they started looking at Read More

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By Courtney Wach, July 7, 2017
Avid MediaCentral Platform


Avid Media Composer | First is Here

As of June 29th Avid Media Composer | First is available! Media Composer | First is Here… …and 9,000+ users have already signed up!!! Avid is very pleased to announce that Media Composer | First, which was first made available last week, on June 29th. This brand new, simple to use editing application is based Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, July 6, 2017
Avid ACA Vote Results

Industry News and Press Releases, Video Editing

Avid ACA Votes are in! Future Innovations and Reveals

BURLINGTON, Mass., June 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avid® (AVID), a leading media technology provider for the creation, distribution and monetization of media assets for media organizations and individual creative professionals, today announced the findings of the inaugural Avid Customer Association (ACA) Vote. The ACA Vote gave Avid’s preeminent customer community the unique and unprecedented Read More

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By Britt, June 30, 2017
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Guides, Specials and Promotions

Don’t Miss Our July 4th Specials! offices will be closed July 3rd and 4th for US Holiday. Of course, most software orders (including Avid Media Composer) will still be fulfilled instantly online! All hardware orders placed over the holiday weekend will ship when we re-open Wednesday, July 5th at 9am ET with free UPS shipping. FXHome HitFilm Pro 2017 and Read More

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By Britt,
Avid MediaCentral Platform

Industry News and Press Releases, Video Editing

Avid Media Composer 8.8.5 Released Today

Available Today! Media Composer V8.8.5 Available Today! Media Composer V8.8.5 Media Composer v8.8.5 will be released today, Thursday, June 29th at 3:00 PM EDT.  This update will be made available from Avid Master Accounts, Application Manager, and the Avid Download Center (login and password required). Media Composer 8.8.5 includes a number of bug fixes, including: Read More

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By Courtney Wach, June 29, 2017

Software, Storage Solutions, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Avid Updates NEXIS Storage Platform – New Features and Performance

Avid NEXIS storage platforms are getting new software for better workflows for video.  Perhaps the best feature being added is the ability to work in conjunction with projects being used with a non-Avid software.  That feature or that now Avid Pro Tools can now be integrated with Avid NEXIS storage platforms can also be the best Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, June 28, 2017