With Avid DS, you have all the editing, compositing, painting, conforming, and finishing tools you need to create and deliver projects fast. Speed up editing and color correcting with Media Composer 6. Eliminate tedious reassembling with Total Conform to Avid DS. Design high-end graphics, effects, titles, and composites. And with the fully integrated workflow, youʼll spend more time creating than rendering or exporting to other applications.
With direct file-based editing and native conform, waiting is a thing of the past. Edit RED (including EPIC and SCARLET), QuickTime, AVCHD, XDCAM, and other file-based formats directly through AMA (Avid Media Access) with Media Composer 6. Keep the vision intact from the offline to finishing; no need to manually reassemble work, as all timeline information is automatically re-created natively in high resolution, including effects, titles, and color data. And with the supported RED Rocket card, you get real-time playback and accelerated rendering for immediate review/approval and clientassisted sessions.
Work with all popular HD sources in a real-time collaborative environment, minimizing storage and infrastructure costs with DNxHD encoding, you can edit and finish sequences in mastering picture quality over multiple generations—in files that consume a fraction of the bandwidth of uncompressed HD.
Create stunning visual effects, animations, graphics, titles, and more with a huge collection of sophisticated paint and compositing tools, 2D and 3D effects, motion tracking, image stabilization, filters, transitions, and fonts. And with support for AVX/AVX 2 and OpenFX (OFX) plug-ins, you can expand your creative palette with software from top visual effects designers, including Boris FX, GenArts, and The Foundry.
Create the right look with powerful color grading tools. Clean up footage and add effects, titles, and end credits. Speed up your workflow with real-time 2K, HD 4:4:4 RGB, and HD 4:2:2 YUV playback and integrated DPX, R3D file support. Itʼs the perfect solution for TV productions; no matter what resolution the show is finished, Avid DS adapts to the required resolution or color space.
Gain better collaboration and save time when you add Avid DS into an existing Avid workflow. Integrate with Interplay and ISIS systems to simultaneously access and share media. Eliminate having to copy or transcode media for different disciplines. Get complete conform to Avid DS from Media Composer and Symphony. And boost productivity with support for industry-standard project formats, including AAF, AFE, EDL, and OMF.
Free up your most valuable tools and talent by rendering sequences in the background using the included Avid DS Remote Processing (RP) System Option. With it, you can transfer all processing to a remote system, enabling the team to spend more time creating and less time waiting, increasing productivity and client satisfaction.
As a standalone software solution, Avid DS lets you work with a variety of hardware to meet your needs and budget. Add video capture and output with an I/O interface. Use your favorite graphics tablet to design. Open your workflow to collaboration by adding a shared storage solution. Choose the computer and monitoring system you want. Or choose the complete and optimized Avid DS System, which includes all of the hardware and software you need, plus computer power, to edit and finish projects.
Build up your effects and toolkit library with a choice of great Avid DS plug-ins designed by some of the most respected companies in the industry.
Complement your high-end projects with Boris Continuum Complete 8 AVX, which delivers nearly 200 comprehensive visual effects filters, including extrusions, image restoration tools, lens flares and lights, and blurs, glows, and cinematic effects. New features include a vectorscope tool, 3D lens flare and film glow effects, extrude text, and Beat Reactor technology for audio-driven effects creation.
For more information, visit Boris FX
Get unprecedented concurrent editing, VFX creation, and stereoscopic production in your Avid DS workflow with eyeon Connection, Fusion, and Dimension. eyeon Connection directly embeds Fusion's advanced node-based VFX supercomputing environment and Dimension's optical flow-based stereoscopic and high-level image processing application in the Avid DS timeline. Fusion and Dimension can exist on the same system as your Avid DS software or anywhere else on the network.
Create and perfect composites faster and easier with FURNACE and FURNACECORE for Avid DS. These suites of sophisticated plug-ins are designed to enhance your workflow and boost productivity, so you can tackle a diverse range of everyday compositing tasks. Remove wires and rigs, clean up dust and grain, and tackle keying faster than ever before.
For more information, visit The Foundry
Create high-quality, more organic transitions with GenArts Sapphire, available standalone or as a bundle with Avid DS. The latest Sapphire comes with nine new transitions (with over 100 presets) and six new effects. Plus, most of the effects are GPU-accelerated, so you can work quickly without compromising quality. Whether you edit TV shows, films, trailers, music videos, or promos, you can make projects more engaging and impactful with Sapphire effects.
For more information, visit GenArts
Add high-quality Chroma Key and compositing capabilities to Avid DS. Primatte S-100 for Avid DS offers a revolutionary solution for ultraprecision, matte-control blue-screen compositing. The standard plug-in works on both SD and HD media in Avid DS, while an inexpensive option provides you with an unlimited number of Remote Processing Stations (RPS) for those looking to do off-line rendering.
For more information, visit Primatte