While many believe Apple is apparently moving away from the professional video industry with FCP X, Grass Valley continues to add the features and functionality that professionals like you need most. For example, the latest version of EDIUS, brings new video file formats and hardware-assisted H.264 encoding, This latest update also supports both 50p & 60p file import, allowing for a smoother workflow within EDIUS 6.
For users of Intel’s Second Generation Core Processor, EDIUS has extended support for Quick Sync Video Hardware H.264 video encoding of MP4 files to complement the AVCHD acceleration in EDIUS 6. You will be able to enjoy faster than real-time encoding of videos for iPhone, Play Station Portable, as well as H.264/AVC videos up to 1920x1080p50/60.
EDIUS is used by professionals and broadcasters alike because it’s fast, easy to use and rock solid. It’s the perfect choice for multi-format editing.
No other NLE gives you so much versatility combined with sheer speed of editing. EDIUS supports real-time editing of all popular standard-definition (SD) and high-definition (HD) formats. Edit anything, anywhere. EDIUS 6 is perfect for same-day edits & field editing.
EDIUS – More Formats, More Workflows
EDIUS nonlinear editing software is designed for any broadcast and postproduction environment, in the studio or out in the field. Especially those using newer, tapeless forms of video recording and storage.
Ultimate File-based Workflow
Perfect for file-based workflows, EDIUS offers real-time, multi-track, mixed-format editing, compositing, chromakeying, titling, and timeline output capabilities. In addition to the standard formats, EDIUS supports P2 DVCPRO, AVC-Intra, XDCAM, Ikegami GF, and Canon’s XF format and EOS movie format. It also supports capturing from DV and HDV.
Exceptional Mixed Format Editing
Featuring unrivaled real-time video transcoding technology, EDIUS converts between HD and SD resolutions, aspect ratios, and frame rates—all in real time. You can edit in HD and place 4:3 SD video, or mix NTSC and PAL sources, or combine them all into projects in other resolutions and frame rates without wasting a single moment on conversion or rendering.
New HQX Codec for 10-bit Video Workflow
EDIUS features the revolutionary HQX codec for 10-bit video support. Designed with scalable technology, this innovative codec offers the highest image quality and performance available in any HD editing platform with support for alpha channel. The HQX codec not only provides superior luma and chroma sampling of HD video, but features an adjustable bit rate for increased video quality when capturing and encoding on high-performance systems. By using HQX, you can also export video from other graphic software with alpha channel in 10-bit.
New Features in EDIUS 6
EDIUS 6 offers more than 100 new features, such as 4K, 2K, and free size project support, advanced timeline workflow improvements, 16 ISO multicam support, new source browser, free shape mask filter, track matte keyer, and AVCHD exporter to name just a few.
The editing engine has been tuned for better real-time performance, and the enhanced Proxy Mode opens up exciting possibilities for entirely new editing workflows.
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