The reviews are starting to hit and Avid Media Composer 3.0 is a winner!
Seasoned Avid editors and those new to Avid are raving about the performance and handling of Media Composer 3.0. No other NLE taps into all of the power of your computer - multiple CPU cores and the GPU processing of your graphics card - to deliver an unprecedented level of real-time editing. DV, HDV, DVCProHD or even uncompressed HD footage - Media Composer 3.0 can handle it - and you can mix formats in the same timeline!! Best of all you can use the platform of your choice Mac (Leopard or Tiger) or PC (Win XP or Vista). No other NLE is as versatile and powerful. Plus Media Composer is more then just an NLE, it's a whole suite of post production tools.
Red Giant Software Trapcode Shine ($99.95 Value)
Create compelling light effects without leaving your editing timeline, and without the tedious render times of specialized 3D applications. Sunshine through clouds, headlights through fog, or horror movie titles: Shine does it all. Choose from 22 powerful presets, or make your own light ray effects from scratch.
Class on Demand Complete Training for Avid Media Composer ($179.95 Value)
This training will give you the solid foundation needed to quickly and easily get started with Avid Media Composer. Learn to edit like a pro regardless of past software experience. Award-winning editor, Steve Hullfish, will guide you through a series of information-packed lessons