We're launching a range of promotions for Avid professional video editing equipment this autumn. From Avid Media Composer | First video editing software to Avid NEXIS | PRO for video production teams, there's a workflow to suit you.
Avid Artist | DNxID and Media Composer | First are the perfect partners to get you started with Avid Video Editing Tools, helping elevate your productions and maximising your efficiency with professional tools, at a price you can afford.
Small, rugged and portable, Avid Artist | DNxID is perfect for on the go, in the field or hotel, or for studio work. Capture, monitor and output HD video content, or even record voice-overs and live audio with easy punch-in recording using Media Composer.
Artist | DNxID boasts superfast Thunderbolt 3 connectivity, offering transfer speeds of up to 40GB/s. The front SD card slot means you can easily access media stored on high-speed SDXC UHS-II cards. In addition, the USB-C port can be used to connect directly to cameras, hard drives and other media devices to bring in footage. Artist | DNxID has HDMI ports supporting HDMI 2.0a and 2.0b (video and 8-channel audio). For audio connectivity, there is one front panel XLR mic/line input with phantom power and gain control, two 1/4" TRS inputs and two outputs, plus one stereo headphone jack with volume control.
Media Composer | First works with a variety of media files, from camera files to mobile devices. With Media Composer, you can create up to 5 bins, into which you can organise your media, along with creating up to 4 tracks of video and 8 tracks of audio.
If you are a filmmaker, videographer or vlogger looking to get started in the industry then Media Composer | First is your perfect partner. Use the same tools as the professionals to bring your imagination to life. Use professional tools to fix and improve your videos, with camera stabilisation, exposure correction, audio punch-in and shot reframing. Bring your creative vision to life with transitions, retiming effects, titling tools and colour correction. You can also control sound with built-in audio tools; record, edit and mix dialogue, music, and effects.
Once your videos are ready, you can easily share them with the world with simple publishing to social media platforms including YouTube and Vimeo.
*Avid Media Composer | First is available to download free from https://my.avid.com/get/media-composer-first
Save time and money buying an Avid multi-year support renewal. Avid's standard support plan gives you all access to upgrades and unlimited web support and forum access. As your support partner, Avid is committed to helping you work through whatever comes your way, from reducing downtime and speeding recovery to making the most of your Avid investment.
Looking to upgrade your workflow to Avid Media Composer and NEXIS | PRO? When you buy an Avid NEXIS | PRO with Media Composer, for each Media Composer perpetual licence purchased, we will throw in a free copy of the Symphony add-on for Media Composer, with its advanced colour and finishing tools free of charge.
New subscriptions version of Avid Media Composer | Ultimate include the Symphony add-on as standard, but if you move to Avid Media Composer perpetual we don't think you should miss out on the advanced colour and finishing tools of Avid Media Composer | Symphony Option.
Professionally colour correct and master your projects faster with the expanded editorial pallet and creative tools of Avid Media Composer | Symphony Option. Full-colour grading tools give you the look you want with advanced secondary and relations colour tools plus natural match. Use precision control to fine-tune shows with animatable colour correction. You can directly take your offline online and export to high-resolution masters from inside Symphony.
Get real-time format and frame-rate conversion on output and playback by adding Avid Artist | DNxIQ to your workflow. The DNxIQ offers accelerated playback and mastering; each of the SDI, HDMI and analogue baseband outputs offer real-time format and frame conversion. Great for playback or mastering to tape, Artist | DNxIQ is the perfect partner for final delivery of virtually any format to any market.
Artist | DNxIQ has the most extensive range of video audio and control connections including 12G/5G/3G-SDI, HDMI 2.0, Composite, Component, AES/EBU, XLR, LTC, RS-422, and a headphone jack. It has a built-in hardware encoder to capture directly to DNxHR enabling you to edit 4K files easily. Artist | DNxIQ features a built-in front panel HD LCD display so you can see exactly what is being ingested or sent out. With redundant power supplies, you get peace of mind that the DNxIQ will always operate reliably.
The perfect solutions for small video and audio teams – with Avid NEXIS | PRO, teams can work together in real-time. Find and share media and projects fast. Put an end to storage shuffling and media comping. Connect up to 24 editors, assistants, loggers and other contributors to your media at the same. Let multiple people work on the same project simultaneously without the fear of overwriting work.
Each NEXIS | PRO has a capacity of 40TB and up to four units can be connected to give a maximum capacity of 160TB. Each unit offer speeds of 400MB/s in its standard configuration; for a 50% increase in speed, NEXIS | PRO can be configured into high-capacity mode for a total of 2.4Gb/s when using four chassis. This is perfect for 4K / UHD grading and finishing projects.
Avid NEXIS | PRO gives you the reliability you need and safeguards your media in the event that one or even two drives go down. Repair times are super-fast as the NEXIS storage is media-aware. This means that only your assets will be restored rather than rebuilding the whole drive.
Work with the tools you want to; NEXIS | PRO not only works with Avid tools, including Media Composer and Pro Tools, but also third-party applications including Grass Valley Edius, Adobe Premiere Pro and Apple Final Cut Pro. It's also simple to integrate with media asset management systems too, including Avid Media Central | Editorial Management.