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Starting Today, You Can Finally Edit 4K Natively in the Avid

Avid today released a new update to Media Composer that supports the family of DNxHR codecs that bring higher-than-HD resolution support to the Avid. As part of the Avid Resolution Independence initiative announced in September, users can now edit natively … more »

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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 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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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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Randy Coonfield on Grading the Red-Shot Revival of Arrested Development

For die-hard Arrested Development fans, the long-awaited new season of Netflix's "Semi-Original Series" wasn't so much a blast from the past but a delectable smorgasbord of known but newly mutating parts. The beloved cast has gotten older and wilder, show … more »

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NAB 2013 Video: Avid

Avid's Matt Feury goes into detail on Media Composer 7's file-based and distributed workflow improvements.

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Avid Announces Media Composer 7

Avid announced Media Composer 7 at its pre-NAB press event this afternoon, dropping the price to $999 and dramatically simplifying the process for working with files using the AMA media architecture. Specifically, Avid said, editors will no longer be exposed … more »

Avid Media Composer 7 Extends Real-time Production Everywhere

NAB (Booth #SU902), LAS VEGAS, NV, April 7, 2013 — Avid® (NASDAQ: AVID) today unveiled Media Composer® 7, featuring accelerated and simplified file-based workflows including optimized HD delivery from high-res source material and automated media operations. In addition, as a key … more »