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 for just $299!  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 and/or the Avid Media Composer […]

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Why can’t I apply a motion effect to my clip?

This typically happens if you have already applied a Motion Effect to a clip.  You cannot apply motion effects on top of motion effects, so you will have to create a Video Mixdown of your clip to apply another Motion Effect.  This can be done by dropping your motion effect clip to your timeline, then […]

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What are the video quality buttons in my Media Composer timeline?

The Video Quality Menu button in the Timeline bottom toolbar allows you to switch display resolutions when real-time effects are enabled. This allows you to trade off video quality with smooth playback of real-time effects. If you notice missing frames or choppy video during real-time playback, switch to a lower quality setting. The following table […]

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Dongle Identification by Serial Number

Dongles can be identified by the first few digits of their serial number. 3A2A – dTective dongle F97D – dCoder dongle   2E46 – Avid dongle 5482 – Avid dongle EF55 – Avid dongle 7AAA – Avid dongle F002 – Avid dongle   103 – Avid Dongleless

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