Video Editing

Avid upgrades Media Composer for 4K and up

December 31, 2014

Fulfilling a promise made at IBC, Avid has released a new version of its Media Composer software which enables users to work natively in 4K.

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By Gary,

Video Editing

A PVC Roundtable discussion around the highlights and developments of 2014 with some predictions for 2015 and beyond

2014 saw a number of shakeups across media & entertainment. AJA?s announcement of the CION at NABgrabbed a lot of attention and headlines, but the FS7 from Sony and the VariCams from Panasonic proved various manufactures had something to show off this year. Updates that Adobe rolls out on a frequent basisare just as noteworthily, if not as newsworthy, in 2014 as they used to be, but we might remember this as the year Avid made a significant commitment to Avid Everywhere and their subscription mo

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Video Editing

Review: G-Technology?s G-Drive USB is a pro-grade Mac hard drive at consumer prices, in 2TB-6TB sizes

Professional video editors and filmmakers have raved about G-Technology?s hard drives for over a decade. These users ? day-one adopters of Apple?s Mac Pro and MacBook Pro computers ? need a lot of hard disk space, fast interfaces, and above all else, reliability. Losing part or all of a project can kill a movie, so nothing is left to chance on the storage side.

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Video Editing

ATTENTION Avid Owners: Time is Running Out!

December 29, 2014

Do you own Media Composer, but don?t have an Avid Support plan? Get the latest upgrade and standard Avid Support now for just $285 before your price goes up $1,000 on January 1, 2015.

With an annual, renewable standard Avid Support plan, you?re paying the typical price of a single upgrade, but you?ll have access to world-class support and all Media Composer updates and upgrades for one full year, including Avid Resolution Independence, native 4K support, and more exciting upcoming features

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Video Editing

EMC Streams Corporate TV With NewTek TriCaster

EMC TV and EMC Educational Services are the respective television arms of the Marketing and Training departments at EMC Corporation. To be successful, they must communicate consistently and effectively with tens of thousands of customers, partners and employees in remote locations around the world.

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Video Editing

Now Available! Update to Media Composer [ Software

December 23, 2014

Avid? is pleased to announce the release of the latest version of Media Composer? [ Software. This latest update?available December 22?is the first step towards Resolution Independence. Media Composer [ Software now supports High Res media?like 2K, 4K, and UHD?natively, and introduces powerful new tools to help save customers time and resources while creating the best content possible.

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By Jim,

Video Editing

Telestream Wirecast Holiday Special!

Telestream Wirecast Holiday Special! 30% off Telestream Wirecast and NewBlue Titler Pro Live option for Wirecast 6. Holiday Special ends 12/31/14

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By Jim,

Video Editing

Review: iZotope RX4 and RX4 Advanced

December 19, 2014

The new RX 4 and RX 4 Advanced offer all of the great plug-ins and features from the previous versions with some important additions. It is available for Mac or PC, including 64-bit AAX, which is compatible with Avid Pro Tools 11, RTAS/AudioSuite for Pro Tools 7.4 to 10, VST, VST 3 and Audio Unit. The list price is $349 for the RX 4 and $1,199 for RX 4 Advanced. It is also available as an upgrade for previous RX and RX Advanced users. In this latest version of RX 4, the standard version now offe

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Video Editing

Review: HP DreamColor Z27x Display

Overall Rating = HOT Summary: Don?t want to pay $20,000 or more for a color-critical monitor? This $1,499 second-generation DreamColor display covers 98.8 percent of the DCI-P3 color gamut, as well as 100-percent of sRGB and AdobeRGB. Plus, it has many features designed specifically for postproduction facilities.

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Video Editing

Goodbye, Drobo. Hello, G-Technology!

You?ve likely read plenty of posts and articles by photographers who talk about the gear that they find absolutely crucial when they?re out in the field or in the studio on a shoot. Cameras, lenses, tripods, lights, and the like. There is a similar list of gear that we also have when the shoot is over, the camera is packed, and the batteries are charging. Things like your display, the computer you?re using, and, of course, the capabilities and reliability of your primary, secondary and travel st

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