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
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, January 15, 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

Guides, Video Tutorials

Avid Media Composer Monthly Video Tutorials for Avid Editors of all Levels

Avid Media Composer Video Tutorials Are you new to the world of Avid Media Composer? Are you a seasoned veteran looking to brush up on a few new techniques? Check out Kevin McAuliffe’s Media Composer Video Tutorials! Brought to you by Upgrade your Avid Media Composer with an Annual Support Plan $285.00 while supplies last Read More

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By Videoguys, December 31, 2015

News and Sales, Video Editing

Avid Media Composer Upgrade & Support Program (7.0 or older) Ends December 31

Do you may own Avid Media Composer 7 or earlier without an Upgrade & Support plan? This notice is to advise you that you may be eligible for a limited-time Avid Media Composer Upgrade & Support Program allowing you to add an Upgrade & Support plan to your older version of Media Composer.   To be Read More

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By Gary, December 29, 2015
Avid Media Composer High Res Workflow Tutorials

Guides, Video Editing, Video Tutorials

Avid Media Composer High-Res Workflows Tutorials

Our good friend Kevin P McAuliffe has posted a new series of Avid Media Composer tutorials on the Avid blogs that focus on how to improve your high-res workflows when you edit in Media Composer.  In this series he walks us through setting your project and timeline, transcoding and linking, working with FrameFlex and LUTs, using custom frame Read More

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