Media Composer 101 - Lesson 2 - What?s New in Version 8.2

Avid
Much like with most applications, you wait for the major updates (version 4, 5, etc) for new features to add to your editing toolkit. Well, with the new Subscription Model of Media Composer, the world best editing application now gets new features every few months. Here's what's new in version 8.2.

Great Tutorial Series to Learn Avid

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Our good friend Kevin P McAuliffe has been creating and posting a bunch of videos on Avid Blogs Post Production called Get Started Fast with Avid. When he posted on the Avid Editors of Facebook Group that he was looking for ideas for new tutorials. I jumped in and requested a series aimed directly at FCP7 editors. To make upgrading to MC7 easier, faster and less threatening. Please check out the first two videos in the series. They are each 30 minutes long, and they will give you a nice overview

The Time is Now for Upgrading your Avid!

Avid
At IBC this week Avid announced a new version of Media Composer shipping in Q4 that will include support for native formats including 4K editing and DNxHR CODEC. This is the big news that Avid editors all over the world have been waiting for. While only a few editors are actually needing to edit or deliver 4K content at this time, everyone is looking at their next camera being 4k, if they don't own a 4K camera already. So while you may be HD today, everyone's future is 4K, and Avid is giving y

Avid announces Resolution Independence for Avid Media Composer

4K
Over in Amsterdam Avid held their most recent Avid Connect event and we finally got the Avid Media Composer news that many have been waiting for - resolution independence is coming to Media Composer. This wasn?t totally unexpected as it has been hinted at for some time but this was the official announcement with this new version hitting in Q4 2014. And we?ll get Avid DNxHR - ?4K beauty without the bandwidth.?

Native 4K Editing with Media Composer Announced

4K
One of the major announcements at Avid Connect Europe 2014 is Avid Resolution Independence. This is the ability to collaborate between creative teams in-house and remotely, leveraging your existing storage/network capabilities, regardless of the resolutions you are being asked to work with. In one of the ?Video Everywhere? Breakout Sessions at this pre-IBC event in Amsterdam, David Colantuoni, Senior Director Product Management, unveiled the very first demo of this upcoming feature. The first st

Avid Announces Native 4K and DNxHR CODEC coming to Media Composer!

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AVID today announced an update for Media Composer? [ Software that will allow video professionals to acquire, manage, edit, and deliver native 4K media faster and more efficiently than ever, whether working on premises or in the cloud. Leveraging the newly announced Avid Resolution Independence architecture, Media Composer will offer the most complete and flexible end-to-end workflow for file-based editing of any resolution, helping content creators deliver higher quality content in more collabo
Why film editors love Avid Media Composer

Why film editors love Avid Media Composer

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digitalfilms by Oliver Peters The editing of feature films is a small niche of the overall market for editing software, yet companies continue to h...
Premiere Pro CC Vs FCPX 10.1 Vs Media Composer 7

Premiere Pro CC Vs FCPX 10.1 Vs Media Composer 7

Adobe
Toolbox by Jonny Elwyn If there is one question that gets asked most frequently when two editors meet it is: What are you cutting on? I don’t think...
Video Tutorials: NewBlue Titler Pro for Media Composer

Video Tutorials: NewBlue Titler Pro for Media Composer

Acid
The gang over at NewBlueFX have posted a series of new video tutorials aimed at getting the most out of NewBlue Titler Pro and Avid Media Composer....
Behind-the-Scenes with Gravity: Creating a heightened reality with Avid workflows

Behind-the-Scenes with Gravity: Creating a heightened reality with Avid workflows

Avid
Gravity has enjoyed great commercial and critical success, with a $700 million box office take and ten Oscar nomination...
Videoguys' PC & Mac System Recommendations for Avid Media Composer 7 (March 2014)

Videoguys' PC & Mac System Recommendations for Avid Media Composer 7 (March 2014)

Avid
Videoguys by Gary Bettan Avid Media Composer now has a much lower overall total cost of ownership then most editors realize. Avid Media Comp...
Avid Customers Shine at the BAFTA Film Awards

Avid Customers Shine at the BAFTA Film Awards

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Numerous award-winning and nominated feature films created with Avid’s industry-leading video and audio solutions celebrated at the U.K.’s most pre...