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Interplay Archive


Overview

Interplay Archive
The optional Interplay Archive network service provides desktop-based, drag-and-drop archiving and retrieval of clips, sequences, and other media assets. The Interplay database tracks files stored in an external storage library, so team members can look for both archived and online media using a single interface. Interplay Archive restores requested files to the online system automatically.

Features

Streamline access to and from archive
Send a clip to the selected archive destination directly from Interplay tools, or drag-and-drop into an Auto Archive folder.

Search without switching applications
Easily search for a clip in the archive database using the search pane in Interplay Central, or the Interplay Access search tab.

Eliminate clutter with Partial Restore
Find the clip you want, and restore only the required segment of an archived master clip with a partial restore operation, saving time and online bandwidth.

Simplify transfers to and from the editing suite
Menu commands in the Media Composer Family and Interplay Central toolset  make it easy to send and retrieve media to and from an archive without interrupting the edit session.

Let Auto Archive do the housekeeping
Simply drag a clip or sequence to an Auto Archive folder and let Interplay media service options (such as Interplay Transcode or an AirSpeed video server) generate and store low-res versions of archived media for preview prior to retrieval.

Folder level archiving
Interplay Archive supports archiving or restoring all of the Avid assets in a given folder in a single operation, greatly simplifying the user effort for these routine tasks.

Integrated solutions
Avid offers fully integrated, tested, and supported Interplay Archive solutions based on Spectra Logic data tape libraries and SGL archive management software, as well as from other leading archive management software and data tape library partners.

Start small or go big
With Interplay’s highly scalable archive capacity, you can start with a small high-density solution and scale to hundreds of petabytes of capacity, all managed within the same simple interface.