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Computers, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Avid addresses Apple QuickTime for Windows Security Issues

The industry was buzzing over Apples decision to stop supporting Apple Quicktime for Windows because of 2 new security threats. IT organizations have suggested removing Apple Quicktime for Windows from your computer. This can be problematic for video editors. Avid Knowledge Base: QuickTime Support and Security on Windows http://avid.force.com/pkb/articles/how_to/QuickTime-Support-and-Security-on-Windows Last Updated : April 26, 2016 Read More

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By Gary, April 28, 2016
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Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Tips for Speeding Up Avid Media Composer

Christian Jhonson posted a link to this Avid Knowledge base article on The Avid Editors of Facebook page. Really nice tips and tweaks here for speeding up Avid Media Composer. Thank you Christian for turning me on to them, now I’m going to share them with all our customers and blog readers 😉 Avid Knowledge Read More

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By Gary, April 26, 2016
Avid Media Composer and FilmLight Baselight Color Bundle

Industry News and Press Releases, Video Editing

Avid and FilmLight Work Together to Introduce Professional Color Bundle with Avid Media Composer and Baselight

FilmLight today announced a new collaboration with longstanding collaborator, Avid®, which will see both companies introduce a new Professional Colour bundle for editors at NAB2016 (18–21 April, Las Vegas Convention Center). FilmLight first showed Baselight Editions on Avid Media Composer® at NAB2012 and since then the two companies have worked closely to improve interoperability between Read More

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By Jim, April 15, 2016

4K, UHD and 3D, Video Editing

Avid DNxIO Gets The Job Done at Warrior Poets

I love it when one of our customers gets written up or interviewed about the work they do with the products we sell. I’m a big fan of  Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me) and he was a keynote speaker at last years Avid Connect Event. When I first spoke to Adam last summer Warrior Poets Read More

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By Gary, March 31, 2016
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Industry News and Press Releases, Video Editing

Avid & World Wrestling Entertainment Team Up

Score another big victory for Avid. The WWE is a force in live entertainment and now they have hopped on the Avid Everywhere platform to optimize their workflows, secure their valuable archives and maximize the distribution of their content.  “WWE is a shining example of how media organizations can build open, integrated workflows with the MediaCentral Read More

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By Gary, March 29, 2016
Media Composer Advanced Application Manager Syncing issues

Video Editing, Videoguys Tutorials

Avid Media Composer Tutorial – Application Manager Syncing Issues

This Avid Media Composer tutorial addresses a common issue that editors run into with the Application Manager when they cannot download updates because its status is always “Syncing”. Kevin McAuliffe demonstrates a technique that should fix the issue and get you back to downloading updates. Avid Media Composer Tutorial 101 – Advanced – Application Manager Read More

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By Britt, March 25, 2016

Video Editing

Learn How Avid Cloud Collaboration is Advancing Content Creation

This past February Avid presented at the HPA Tech retreat.  They spoke about  Avid Everywhere cloud based NLE and Audio workflows. Avid Cloud Collaboration for ProTools will be included in the next release and it blew the crowd away. ProTools users and musicians of every level, from professional musician’s to garage bands, from DJs to Read More

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By Gary, March 23, 2016
avid releases media composer update 8.5.1

Industry News and Press Releases

New Avid Media Composer Update Released v 8.5.1

Avid® is pleased to announce the upcoming release of Media Composer v8.5.1. This update will be made available from Master Avid Accounts, Application Manager, and the Avid Download Center (login and password required) on Thursday, March 10, 2016. Included in this update are a number of bug fixes, including: Start of play was delayed when Read More

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By Britt, March 14, 2016

Specials and Promotions

Hands On Review of Avid Media Composer 8.5

Avid recently released a pretty big update to Media Composer – version 85. It’s got a bunch of new features including High Dynamic Range (HDR) support, 64 Audio tracks, and official support for Windows 10 and Mac OSX 10.11 (El Capitan) and more. If you are a subscriber to Media Composer, or you have a Read More

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By Gary, March 11, 2016
Editor Jim Page Gave Low-Budget Fantasy Film ‘Arthur and Merlin’ the Epic Feel It Deserved

User Stories and Reviews, Video Editing

Low-Budget Fantasy Film Turns Epic with Avid Media Composer

Editor Jim Page tells his story of helping a compelling low-budget film have a big budget impact using Avid Media Composer. “…even if most people will watch it on DVD or VOD, it needs to feel designed for the big screen.” Editor Jim Page Gave Low-Budget Fantasy Film ‘Arthur and Merlin’ the Epic Feel It Read More

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By Britt, March 4, 2016

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