Avid Media Composer Long Term Release Schedule

Avid shared their Media Composer Long Term Release (LTR) plans via one of their informative LIVE webinars today, and we wanted to share it with you just in case you missed it. Click the image below to view the “Migrating from Media Composer 2018.12” webinar (~32mins) If you haven’t tried Media Composer 2020.x, it’s time.  Upgrade […]

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What is the Avid Universal Media Engine (UME)?

“UME is replacing the existing AMA (Avid Media Access) functionality that has been used by Media Composer for linking to, importing, and exporting file-based media.” UME was initially introduced in Media Composer 2019.6 to provide Op1a support, and provides file-based workflow capabilities similar to AMA, but with better performance for Linking, Importing & Exporting. As […]

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Help! Media Composer isn’t seeing my Nitris DX!

If you’re still leveraging antiquated I/O hardware with your Media Composer software, like the old Adrenaline…you might want to consider an I/O hardware upgrade.  Even Nitris DX & HD are long in the tooth, but they still function with current versions of Media Composer. If you’ve updated your Media Composer software and your Avid I/O […]

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Media Composer System Requirements and Compatibility

For an optimal experience with Media Composer, we strongly recommend choosing an Avid-qualified system.  We’ve been developing PC workstations & custom hardware solutions for the Media Composer platform longer than anyone, and also leverage HP’s Avid Qualified mobile workstations in our workstation solutions portfolio. With that said, we thought it noteworthy to point out the […]

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dTective & Media Composer 2019.x and 2020.x

Ocean Systems recommends that dTective® users leveraging archive-R, hold off on upgrading their systems to Media Composer 2019.x or 2020.x until further notice. Alll dTective® and ClearID® effects work as intended with Media Composer 2019.x & 2020.x, however, “archive-R” currently does NOT support either.  Furthermore, 2020.x introduces Avid’s new Universal Media Engine (UME) replacing QuickTime, […]

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Media Composer SUBSCRIPTION Change – Effective May 30, 2019

Some of our customers may have received an email from Avid titled “Important Information Regarding Your Media Composer Product” recently.  If you did, please know the changes discussed in this email only affect Avid Media Composer subscriptions. Essentially, those who have a subscription-based license, will only be able to run MC v2018.9 or higher. Additionally, […]

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What is Avid Link and where is my Avid Application Manager?

With the 2018.12.1 release of Avid Media Composer, Avid replaced their Application Manager software with the new Avid Link The following is an excerpt from the 2018.12.1 release notes for Media Composer: “Avid Link is automatically installed when you install Media Composer v2018.12.1. When you install Media Composer, Application Manager will be automatically uninstalled and […]

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Media Composer – What’s New for Forensic Users

Upgrade Your Avid Media Composer Software from ANY version for as little as $399!  Call us at (301) 476-8015 Below you’ll find a summary of features added by version that may be of interest to Forensic users of Avid Media Composer.  For complete details on each release, visit the Avid Media Composer 2018 Documentation page […]

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