Video Editing

Making the Switch: FCP7 to Avid MC6 – Delete, shift-delete, Mark Clip and Marker

Cut.N.Color on PVC by Steve Hullfish In Part 1 we covered the JKL keys, IO keys and zooming in the timeline. In the previous installment, we covered Insert, Overwrite, Replace and the Pen Tool. In this, the 3rd part of our FCP to Avid thesaurus, we’ll translate the delete and shift-delete functionality of FCP; Mark Read More

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By Britt, July 13, 2012

Video Editing

Making the Switch from FCP7 to Avid MC6

Cut.N.Color on PVC by Steve Hullfish FCP to MC6 Thesaurus With so many people looking for an NLE to replace FCP7, it’s natural that people are turning to Avid. I’ve moved between editing systems often, and I can relate to the apprehension and frustration of moving to a new NLE. I often describe this process Read More

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By Britt, July 9, 2012

Video Editing

Because you asked… More on our Switch to Avid MC6

Biscardi Creative by Walter Biscardi Our short and sweet blog post yesterday about switching to Avid MC6 for our broadcast work touched off a flurry of requests for yet more information on our decision.   Folks want to know “what specific features did it have that the others didn’t.”   “Can you break it down feature Read More

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By Britt, March 28, 2012

Video Editing

Importing Canon C300 and MKIII Footage into Avid MC6

Fresh DV on PVC by Matt Jeppsen Short tutorial on Media Composer 6.0’s quick AMA ingest for these new camera systems Here are two quick tutorials by editor Dylan Reeve that will show you the simplicity of importing Canon C300 and Canon 5D MKIII footage into Media Composer 6.0. Watch below. Canon C300 in Avid Read More

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By Britt, March 26, 2012

Video Editing

Avid Releases MC6

Splice Now by Steve Cohen Avid began distributing Media Composer 6 today. The new version has been upgraded to offer 64-bit support, and includes many new features, including a complete reinvention of the application’s approach to 3D-Stereo editing, the ability to mix in 5.1 and 7.1, “Open I/O” which allows you to use a variety Read More

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By Britt, November 17, 2011

Specials and Promotions, Video Editing

Avid announces Media Composer 6. Crossgrade today and get a FREE upgrade to MC6!

Got FCP? Got Kona or Decklink or MXO2?  Crossgrade to Media Composer 5.5 for $995 (while supplies last) and register before Nov 15th to get a FREE upgrade to MC6!! ATTENTION Apple Final Cut Editors:“Crossgrade” to Avid Media Composer 5.5 While Supplies Last.. and UPGRADE to Media Composer 6 for FREE Order Online at Read More

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By Britt, November 4, 2011

Featured Guides, Specials and Promotions, Storage Solutions

G-Technology Evolution Series Workflow – It’s as easy as 1-2-3

Today’s HD and 4K file based workflows require reliable, rugged and high performance video storage wherever you are : In the field and on location Traveling, on the road or in the air In the studio or in the edit bay G-Technology has put together a complete workflow for you utilizing HGST 7200RPM Enterprise class drives the Read More

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By Britt, March 23, 2016

Computers, Specials and Promotions, Storage Solutions, Video Editing

Videoguys Bundles featuring Adobe Creative Cloud for Teams & Avid Media Composer software!

Videoguys Bundles featuring Adobe Creative Cloud for Teams  & Avid Media Composer software! Class On Demand Training, Pioneer Blu-Ray, G-Tech Storage, Plug-ins & HP z Workstations! Bundle Specials Available Now at Videoguys.comFeaturing Adobe Creative Cloud for Teamsand Avid Media Composer 7 Order Online at or Call us at 800-323-2325 Adobe Creative Cloud for Teams1 Year Subscription Imagine Read More

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By Britt, January 15, 2014

Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Add Innovation to Your Edit Suite with Avid Media Composer 7

Avid Blogs by Adam Kranitz No, it’s not a new app to add to your suite. Not a new piece of hardware. Not even a plug-in. The Innovation I have in mind for you is the heritage (25 years and counting) of Avid working alongside creative professionals and playing a small part in helping them Read More

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By Britt, November 11, 2013

Video Editing


Videomaker by Ty Audronis Avid Media Composer has been the industry-standard in nonlinear editing for television and film for over a quarter-century. With their latest version of the Media Composer family and lowered price, Avid appeals to a broader market.Anyone who has watched network television, or been to a major motion picture, has seen the Read More

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By Britt, October 14, 2013