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Avid Says 3,200 Users Are Paying for Media Composer Subscriptions

More than 3,200 customers are paying for monthly or annual Avid Media Composer subscriptions, the company said, giving its editing software a foothold in a larger universe of users that includes pros and hobbyists who have historically been unable to afford … more »

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Avid Talks Growth Strategy As It Completes Financial Restatement

Avid's earnings came out of hiding this month, with the company finally announcing financial results for 2012, 2013 and the first quarter of 2014 following a lengthy financial restatement that resulted in the company's delisting from NASDAQ. Company executives told investors in … more »

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Avid Introduces DNxHR Codec for 2K, 4K, and UHD Editing

Avid is finally adding native support for higher-than-HD resolutions to the Media Composer workflow, with the new DNxHR codec helping users manage their bandwidth by making it easy to switch between high-resolution footage and proxy files. The company said the … more »

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Avid Launches New Media Composer Software

Avid released the latest version of its Media Composer Software today, adding a slew of new features on the timeline aimed at speeding up the editorial process, direct read and write of DPX file sequences, stereo 3D multicam editing, and … more »

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Avid Ships ISIS 2500 Nearline Storage System

Avid has started shipping the new ISIS 2500 nearline shared-storage system it announced at NAB 2014, along with the latest v4.7 software package, which supports high-resolution media across all of Avid's ISIS systems. The ISIS 2500 is part of the … more »

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Pablo Rio Upgrades to Support ProRes 422, 4K XAVC, Avid DVE Metadata

The Pablo Rio just got its eighth software update in a one-year period, with the latest upgrade adding import and export of Apple ProRes, Avid DVE metadata conform, 4K XAVC export, and support for Red's Dragoncolor and Redgamma4 via the … more »

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NAB 2014 Video: Avid

Matt Feury on the Media Central platform, Pro Tools, new licensing options for Media Composer and more at the Avid booth.

Avid Adds Subscription Options to Media Composer

Avid announced a slew of subscription options for Media Composer at NAB that will allow users to pay for the software, including the Symphony option, on a month-to-month basis. Rates for Media Composer 8 start at $49.99/month with an annual … more »

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Editor Jay Cassidy on American Hustle

Jay Cassidy, A.C.E., just won an ACE Eddie Award for Best Edited Feature Film (Comedy or Musical) with co-editors Crispin Struthers and Alan Baumgarten, A.C.E., for his work on American Hustle. This Eddie is Cassidy’s second in two years, following … more »

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Avid Makes New VP Appointments, Hires New Audit Firm

Avid has made two new executive appointments aimed at bolstering its customer service and software development efforts, the company said last week. Rick Lowenstein, formerly VP of consulting at Adobe, has been named senior VP of customer success and professional … more »