Team VR | 16 Jan 2016 | WIN: 1.91 GB | OSX: 1.77 GB
Media Composer is 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 yoursedit on premises, remotely through the cloud, on demand, through a low-cost subscription, or purchase a license outrightmaking Media Composer the most versatile and accessible tool for professional creative editorial.
Edit 4K and other high-res media natively
Satisfy your audience’s insatiable appetite for higher quality, more inspiring content—delivered when they want, where they want, and on any device they want. With native support for 2K, 4K, Ultra HD, and higher resolution media, you can acquire, manage, edit, and deliver content with speed and ease. Plus, you can view 2K/4K media in its native resolution on a client monitor—in real time—using Avid Artist | DNxIO or your choice of third-party Open I/O-compatible hardware.
Work with Avid Resolution Independence
Take on any job—in any media resolution—without limits. With Avid Resolution Independence, you can work with practically any media in every resolution—SD, HD, 4K, and beyond—using your existing infrastructure. Plus, Custom Raster Support lets you work with any raster, from 8K to special rasters you can define.
Get greater beauty without the bandwidth
When we introduced Avid DNxHD, we gave you “beauty without the bandwidth,” enabling you to work with and master HD media easily, without blowing your storage budget. And now we’re expanding these same benefits to high-res. With Avid DNxHR, you can work with a wider range of resolutions to fit your task at hand—from lightweight proxies that are a fraction of the raw file sizes for high-performance editorial (making remote collaboration easier), to even more mastering resolutions, including 2K and 4K for delivery. Plus, it’s completely backwards compatible with DNxHD, as it’s built on the same extensible, standards-based media codec.
Changed in Media Composer v8.4.5
The following are now supported with Media Composer v8.4.5. You must have Desktop Video
software v10.5.4 and Media Composer v8.4.5 to see these changes.
Avid Artist DNxIO Ancillary Data Support
Avid Artist DNxIO now passes Ancillary Data including Closed Captioning and Ancillary Time
Code on output.
Avid Artist DNxIO LTC Support
Avid Artist DNxIO now supports LTC (input and output)
Avid Artist DNxIO Hardware Capture of DNxHR LB
Avid Artist DNxIO supports DNxHR LB hardware encode during capture for the following:
• UHD: 23.98p, 24p, 25p, 29.97p, 30p, 50p, 59.94p, 60p
• 4K DCI: 23.98p, 24p, 25p (SDI only)
Known Artist DNxIO Issues
➤ Bug Number: BMD-119. When working with Artist DNxIO, you cannot capture on the fly with compressed DNxHR and LTC input enabled. Workaround: Use DNxHR SQ, HQ, HQX, or 444 for captures that require DNxHR compression with LTC input enabled. These compression levels do not use the DNxIO’s on board hardware DNxHR encoder
➤ Bug Number: BMD-94. Some complex sequences may display the error “Exception: VDM3_PlayerClock::TellTime delta time out of range, delta:324836” during scrubbing when media resides on shared storage Workaround: Consolidate sequence to local storage.
➤ Bug Number: BMD-71. StreamingPlayConsumer Timeout error often displays at the end of play.
Fixed in Media Composer v8.4.5
The following issues have been fixed. You need to have Desktop Video software v10.5.4 or greater to see these fixes. The update is available under the Avid Artist DNxIO product in your MyAvid account if you registered the unit. The update is also available on the Avid Download Center.
➤ Bug Number: BMD-82. Tri-level sync was not locking for 2k or 4k formats.
➤ Bug Number: BMD-104. Occasionally, Media Composer would hang when performing an audio scrub.
➤ Bug Number: BMD-95. In some instances, you would see corrupted media when playing back UHD/4k in Draft mode, Yellow/Yellow mode and RGB 12bit modes.