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Avid Media Composer Buy vs Lease

February 22, 2018

Videoguys Featuerd Guide by Gary Bettan  We get asked all the time by video editors about which way is the right way to purchase Avid Media Composer? Should you purchase a perpetual license or subscribe. We put this chart together to help you decide which makes the best financial sense to you. First and foremost, you Read More

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Avid Announces February Release of Media Composer 2018 Available Now

February 15, 2018

Avid is pleased to announce that the February release of Media Composer 2018 is now available from Avid Master Accounts, Application Manager, and the Avid Download Center (login and password required). These software updates contain a number of important bug fixes, including: (Windows 10) Background services were not working for Dynamic Media Folders. MXF OP1a Read More

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By Britt,

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Boris FX Tutorial: Sapphire Builder for Avid Media Composer

February 6, 2018

For Avid Media Composer Editors getting started with Boris Sapphire – If you are new to Sapphire Builder, take a look at tutorial from Boris FX!  From Borisfx Kevin P. McAuliffe, Avid trainer and Senior Editor, takes you on an introductory tour of S_Effect (aka Builder) and shows you why you’ll want to use Read More

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By Britt,

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Avid Tracks a Day in the Life of File-Based Post

February 5, 2018

Frazzled over how much raw material your video projects have to process? It’s just part and parcel of a day in the life of post production. Here’s something on the subject from Avid: From Avid When I started 20 years ago, post production was still very much a film medium, characterized by flatbed editing machines, Read More

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By Britt,

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Avid Media Composer Editing: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

December 28, 2017

Post Magazine interviewed The Last Jedi editor, Bob Ducsay.  There’s not a lot of tech talk or workflow description, it’s more about his artistic approach, but he does reference the massive amounts of storage they had to manage. If you are an editor looking into best practices for video editing using RAID storage, or if Read More

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By Britt,

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Avid End of Year Promotions

December 26, 2017

  We’ve got some great Year End promotions from Avid making this the perfect time to renew your support plan, add PhraseFind and ScriptSync, or add new seats with a great deal on new Subscriptions! And, if you’re trying to make the most of your year end budgets this would be the perfect time to Read More

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PhraseFind and ScriptSync 2.0 Bundle Special Offer: Buy before 12/31/17 and Get Upgrade & Support Plan Free

PhraseFind and ScriptSync 2.0 Bundle is now even better with a free Upgrade and Support Plan for your Avid Media Composer Software included for free. Now through the end of December, if you purchase or upgrade to the current version of the PhraseFind and ScriptSync 2.0 Bundle, you will receive a one year Upgrade and Read More

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By Jim,

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What’s New in Media Composer 8.10

December 22, 2017

Together with the global availability of the Avid Artist | DNxIV, we’re also launching an update to Media Composer, Avid’s professional tool to acquire, edit, and deliver 2K/HD to 4K/UHD to 8K and other high-resolution content with great speed and ease. Besides support for the DNxIV interface, Media Composer 8.10 offers the following new features: Read More

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By Britt,

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Avid Media Composer – 2017 Best New Features and Workflows

December 13, 2017

2017 was a big year for new features in Avid’s Media Composer. This article captures the highlights and is absolutely worth reviewing if you are an Avid editor – especially if you are on the fence about renewing your support plan. They are promising great features for 2018, too! Read on for details: From Avid Read More

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Avid Black Friday Specials Available Now!

November 21, 2017

We have worked closely with Avid to offer some great deals for all of our loyal customers as well as new Avid Editors! Take advantage of these deals now! New to Avid? Save $100 off your first year’s subscription with this Black Friday Special! Media Composer Subscription Take advantage of our lowest price ever on an Read More

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