PhraseFind is one of the most talked about new features in Avid Media Composer. PhraseFind phonetically searches every clip in your project for a word or phrase that you input. In just moments, it returns highly accurate results, allowing you to immediately find specific soundbites.
Avid Media Composer 6 is officially available and ready to test drive! I interviewed Angus Mackay, Avid Segment Marketing Manager of Professional Video, about the launch—and he had some great things to say about the new release.
Avid’s Media Composer 6, which was announced today via a global webcast, will soon become available to the general public. Find out what’s in store for this new release, and register to download your free trial today!
Automatic Duck, the Seattle-based conversion software distributor (known for their plug-ins that translate edited sequences between Final Cut Pro, Avid, After Effects, Quantel, Pro Tools), has recently revamped its cost structure for plug-in delivery. Now, their Pro Import AE, Pro Import FCP, and Pro Export FCP (FCP7 and FCPX) plugins are available at absolutely no charge. But… at what cost?
Dropbox is an exceptionally useful application that allows you to store files within a designated folder on your computer—and with every Save, it instantly and safely backs up your files to the Dropbox servers, and also syncs your updated files to all of your other Dropbox folders located on other computers and mobile devices. Additionally, you can share folders within your Dropbox with any number of collaborators, so every time you make a change, everyone gets the update simultaneously. So, the question is… how does this work with editing projects?
Multi-camera editing in Avid Media Composer is a breeze. Check out this tutorial to find out how! (This is Part 2 in a 2-part tutorial series on multi-camera editing.)
Setting yourself up for multi-camera editing in Avid Media Composer is a breeze. Check out this tutorial to find out how! (This is Part 1 of a 2-part tutorial series on multi-camera editing.)
Avid Media Composer’s ScriptSync (by Nexidia) is one of the most talked about features of any editing software—it has totally revolutionized script-based editing. This tutorial is the second part in a two-part series to explain how to use this incredible tool!
Avid Media Composer’s ScriptSync (by Nexidia) is one of the most talked about features of any editing software—it has totally revolutionized script-based editing. This tutorial is the first part in a two-part series to explain how to set up your script in preparation for editing with ScriptSync!
News coming from the IBC Conference in Amsterdam is showing that Apple’s competitors in the video editing world—Adobe and Avid—are pleased with their software sales following the release of Final Cut Pro X.
Bins chock-full of clips can be daunting when you’re trying to find just the right shot. In Part 1 of this two-part tutorial series, we learned how to create custom column information to help narrow down clip information. Now, in Part 2, we’ll take a look at how to sort and custom sift to really burrow down to exactly what we want to find.
Sometimes, the most important information you can generate about your clips is the user data that you define. In Part 1 of this two-part tutorial series, find out how to create custom columns and save your custom bin views in Avid Media Composer.