Avid editors everywhere, including users of Avid's popular Media Composer software, though not the latest version: Media Composer 7, need to be aware of an important change that is about to take place at Avid that will require immediate action.
Some people believe that all it takes is a little magic to create a video. A wave of the hand and “Presto!” the editing magician’s video is now a reality on screen. This is now closer to reality than ever before as HP announced they’ll be offering the HP Envy 17 with Leap Motion.
Avid Media Composer has been the industry-standard in nonlinear editing for television and film for over a quarter-century. With their latest version of the Media Composer family and lowered price, Avid appeals to a broader market.
Time is money and simple keyboard shortcuts pave the way to faster editing. From navigating the timeline to adding default transitions, these six essential shortcuts will fine tune your editing skills in Premiere Pro.
Look at the news, sports or most any commercial and you’re seeing them: flying logos, animated shapes and eye-catching lower thirds appearing and vanishing. They convey information, beef up production value and create professional presentations. So why not put them to work for you?