Update: Avid Media Composer 2018.9 is Available
Last week Avid released an update to Media Composer. Here’s some info from their website.
Get unlimited video playback streams
Got a powerful computer? You can now take full advantage of your CPU's power and play back complex video sequences with multiple video tracks, images, and picture-in-picture effects in their entirety, without any limitation to the number of playback streams (up to the maximum power capabilities of your computer's processing performance).
Work in full detail without the bottlenecks
When doing color and effects work, you want as much image depth, detail, and color precision as possible for the best results. Media Composer now supports uncompressed DNxHR and DNxHD video resolutions with the new Avid DNxUncompressed codec. This new 32-bit format can be used for import, transcode, mixdown, and render, enabling you to work with camera originals and apply and render color corrections and VFX while maintaining the full bit depth of the media.
Do more on the fly
You can now perform even more tasks in the timeline as clips continue to play, without interrupting playback. Solo and mute audio in any track. Adjust gain levels of any selected clip. Add timeline markers with the press of an Add Marker button in the interface or a mapped keyboard key. And control how you want the Edit Marker window to display.
Deliver finished files faster
Working with DPX files? Media Composer now exports DPX files up to 10x faster than before, greatly speeding up your finishing, packaging, and delivery workflows.
Proven and trusted by professional editors in every segment of film, television, and broadcast
Designed to handle high volumes of disparate file-based media, Media Composer delivers accelerated high-res-to-HD workflows, real-time collaboration, and powerful media management, eliminating time-consuming tasks so you can focus on telling a great story. And now the choice is yours—edit on premises, remotely through the cloud, on demand, through a low-cost subscription, or purchase a license outright—making Media Composer the most versatile and accessible tool for professional creative editorial.
Posted by Michele Yamazaki