Avid News


Avid Continues As The Choice for Professionals

Avid had their normal, huge presence at NAB again. They are attacking the market from so many different angles, it is really hard, if not impossible to summarize their news with just one or two themes, so Steve ‘Wolfie’ Browender of our staff put together this synopsis. Thanks, Wolfie!


Introduction to Avid Editing Seminar this May 1st

An event specifically for editors who haven’t used Avid Media Composer in the last two years (or ever)! This one’s not meant for current Avid users who are comfortable with the application. Greg Chastain (Dr. Panic) is one of the nation’s original non-linear edit system integrators, and has worked with […]


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Your Unity MediaNetwork system is now worth more than ever. Purchase the latest ISIS shared storage technology with this “premium value” upgrade, and get the proven power of ISIS technology, the flexibility to handle Avid and Final Cut Pro editing, and the opportunity to raise your productivity to a whole new level—all at a price any workgroup or media facility can afford.


What is the difference between Avid Symphony and Media Composer?

Now that Avid has updated and repriced their product offerings, Avid Symphony is becoming a very viable option for those who want more robust finishing features than Media Composer offers. This post will attempt to talk about the differences. I’m borrowing a lot of content from Bob Russo, who is […]


How To Setup an Avid / Euphonix Artist Series Control Panel for Media Composer Macintosh

Now that this wonderful panel actually works with Avid, I dusted off our demo unit and got it hooked up today.  If you haven’t seen it yet, here is a quick video. There are a couple ‘gotchas,’ and the manual seems a little out of date.  So here are the […]

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