Videography by By Oliver Peters tiger In 1989, Avid introduced Media Composer on Mac System 6, the first professional nonlinear editing system written for the Apple Macintosh platform. Since that time, Avid has developed a wide range of products for both Windows and Mac operating systems. With the latest releases of Avid Xpress Pro (Mac: v4.8) and Avid Media Composer Adrenaline (Mac: v1.8), the company has taken the opportunity to reaffirm its commitment to the Mac platform. Avid decided to go beyond mere compatibility with Apple's Tiger (Mac OS X v10.4) operating system by incorporating some of Tiger's advanced features in its nonlinear editors. Avid is the only high-profile audio and video manufacturer that continues to develop a range of cross-platform (Mac and PC) products that offer rough parity in their feature sets. Notably, the HD version of Avid Xpress Pro is currently available only for Windows-based machines, but a Mac OS X version is in the works. read more...

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