- Avid Media Composer 5.5 Upgrade for Media Composer 4 or older (Including Xpress Pro and Xpress DV) $595
- Apple Final Cut Pro Crossgrade $995
- NEW! Videoguys’ Money Saving MC5.5 Upgrade Bundles Featuring Matrox MXO2 Mini, AJA Io Express and Avid Artist Series Control Surfaces!!
The FCP to Media Composer 5.5 and MC 5.5 Upgrade promotional pricing is available now though June 17th, 2011 at Videoguys.com
Many pros in the industry recognize that you can get more work having both Final Cut Pro and Media Composer in your editing arsenal. Not only does Media Composer complement your existing workflow, it opens doors and enables you to do even more-faster.
If you’re not getting what you need to succeed-we want to help make things a little easier. Plus, Avid will give you a gift card to get a free copy of the Media Composer for Final Cut Pro Users training DVD (a $99 USD value, or local currency equivalent), so you can get up and running fast.
Here are just some of the features Final Cut Editors will love:
* Instantly edit ProRes, QuickTime, RED, XDCAM, and more through AMA
* Get everything you need in the professional ACE-certified toolset
* Mix and match formats, frame rates, resolutions, and more-in real time, no rendering
* Edit quickly using drag and drop, or use advanced tools for ultra-precise cutting
* Get the look you want with built-in color, keying, motion tracking, transition, and effects tools
Avid Editors on Media Composer version 4 or older (including Xpress Pro and Xpress DV) can upgrade to MC 5.5 for just $595!!
What’s new in Media Composer 5.5
* Capture, monitor, and output with AJA Io Express
* New format support with Matrox MX02 Mini now includes SD 23.976, 720p 23.98, 1080p 23.98, 1080p 24, 1080p 25, and 1080p 29.97 as well as the ability to select PsF or true P output in 1080p modes. Also MX02 Mini with Max acceleration has been qualified on Mac OS systems.
* Edit HDCAM SR Lite footage natively
* Accelerate AVC-Intra workflows with Nitris DX AVC-Intra
* Speed up editing and mixing with the Artist Series
* Find the right clips fast with PhraseFind
* Directly tweak transitions with the Smart Tool
* Gain better search capabilities
* Capture and monitor audio using Pro Tools hardware
* Work with audio more easily and creatively