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posted on June 09, 2012 02:30
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AVID Studio - What You Should Know
A similar article describes the information to know about Pinnacle Studio 15 (which is a different product):
All about Pinnacle Studio 15
Latest update 9 june 2012: Hooray! Upgrade to AVID Studio and save 250$ !! It's exceptionnal, do not wait and upgrade. Direct link is here (it means you will pay 49$ for upgrading to AVID Studio if you already own Pinnacle Studio). Thanks to Gert Reitner who sent us this information !
By the way, did you know that you can receive by email on a regular basis all information we published ? It's very simple, follow this link...
Update 6th March 2011: added official AVID Studio forum.
Update 8th March 2011: added official AVID Studio video tutorials.
Update 14th March 2011: added AVID Studio webpage
Update 27th March 2011: added AVID Studio trial version, tool for transferring content from Studio to AVID, RepareHFX Tool and AVID Manual
Update 29th March 2011: AVID Studio: grab one free licence !
Update 30th March 2011: Transfer into Avid Studio your old plugins still functional
Update 12th June 2011: Download AVID Studio Patch 1.1.02887
Update 29th July 2011: Patch proDAD Adorage 3.0.92 for AVID and Pinnacle Studio
Update 6th August 2011: Resolution of a problem with AVCHD video and the latest patch
Update 4th Septembre 2011: Learn how to install AVID Studio !
Update 19th Septembre 2011: Creative Pack for AVID Studio !
Update 23th October 2011: Patch for AVCHD Pixelated.
Update 26th November 2011: Red Giant Holiday Pack is available for AVID Studio & Pinnacle Studio 14/15 (49.95 $)
Update 10th March 2012: issue concerning menu thumbnails with Creative/Winter Pack fixed with lastest fix - FAQ#435435 (or connect to your AVID account and download the latest version - see AVID Account - Merging services). AVID is present on Facebook.
Update 18 March 2012: Hooray! Save 20% Off SmartSound Sonicfire Pro 5 and 10 Multi-Layer Royalty Free Music tracks (including 46 Sound Effects Hit Files). Use coupon code DECLIC20OFF or use this direct URL. Expires January 31, 2013 !! Thanks to SmartSound for this fruitfull discussion which allow our reader to enjoy SmartSounds products with a very nice discount.
Regular update: current problems, issues, solutions, information sent to AVID, etc... Read our FAQ #6
For more information regarding AVID Studio, read the information below (and in exclusivity, admire the AVID Studio screenshots).
Avid company just introduced its new range of video editing program, targeted to an audience ranging from novice to advanced amateur. Therefore, two "categories" are proposed:
- Pinnacle Studio 15 HD / Ultimate /Ultimate Collection
- AVID Studio
NEW - Launch of Avid Studio
Launch of Avid Studio
- Designed by the same developers that provide a technology used by major production studios
- A giant step in the evolution of platform video editing
- An opportunity to advance offered to the most demanding users of Pinnacle Studio
- Provides the functionality required by our most passionate customers, increased performance and a host of rich content
Main features of Avid Studio
- sophisticated correction tools for video, photo and audio
- Library to organize, manage and pre-assemble all your media from one place
- Unlimited Timeline tracks for advanced multi-layer effects
- Add-ons professionals (full version)
- Green Screen for chroma key effects
Recommended price : $169,95
Availability: March 2011 (pre-order already opened)
Summary of the main functions
- Sophisticated video editing tools, including video corrections, photo and audio, optimized for multilayer
- New library offering advanced features and powerful pre-assemble and manage all your media in one place
- Montage Media to correct and apply effects to your videos, photos and audio
- Unlimited timeline tracks for editing functions and advanced compositing
- Offer particularly rich plug-ins:
- 6 Red Giant plug-in in their full version
- All Pinnacle packs
- 100 new transitions HD
- Video training programs (1:30 on the CD, more than five hours extra on CD)
- built-in disc authoring and wide variety of export formats make it easy to share his videos with his family and around the world
- Optimized for 64-bit OS, you can create and edit multi-layer effects on several tracks in real time
The complete range of Avid Solutions
Minimum configuration for Avid Studio
- Windows® 7, Windows Vista® (SP2)
- Intel® Core™ Duo 1.8 GHz, Core™ i3, or AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 3800+ 2.0 GHz or higher
- Intel Core™ 2 Quad 2.66 GHz, Intel Core™ i5 or i7 1.06 GHz or higher for AVCHD
- 2 GB de RAM or higher, 4 GB for 64-bit Windows
- Video Card DirectX ® 9 (or higher) with support Pixel Shader 3.0, such as :
- ATI X1000 series (or higher)
- Nvidia GeForce 6 series (or higher)
- Intel GMA X3000 series (or higher)
- 128 MB VGA VRAM, 256 MB or higher recommended (required for AVCHD)
- Display Resolution: 1280 x 800 or higher
- Windows compatible sound card (surround sound output required for preview surround)
- 5.8 GB of disk space
- DVD-ROM drive for installation
What about AVID Studio compatibility with the old content ?
This table summarizes the behavior of all old plugins with Avid Studio :
What should be retained ?
We hope to be able to inform you asap, and to unveil the results of our tests very soon !!
(nevertheless, it's holiday time in France and we will take a rest ...)
With all this information, you should be able to make an informed choice.