Grass Valley Shipping Latest Version of EDIUS 7
Grass Valley is now shipping the latest version of EDIUS 7, the nonlinear video-editing application.
New features to EDIUS 7 include multi-layer 4K editing in real-time; 64-bit native for Windows 7/8 OS; capture and playback support for BMD PCIe DeckLink 4K Extreme & UltraStudio 4K
In addition to support for a wide range of Grass Valley hardware, EDIUS 7 now supports I/O hardware from third-party vendors. This gives EDIUS users greater flexibility to integrate into a wider variety of environments with a single editing interface.
- Blackmagic Design hardware supported:
- DeckLink Mini Monitor, Mini Recorder, Studio, 4K Extreme
- Intensity Pro, Shuttle for USB, Shuttle for Thunderbolt, Intensity Extreme
- UltraStudio SDI Pro and 4K
- EDL project import/export with DaVinci Resolve
- Video output from the Matrox MXO2 LE**
Third-party software vendors will also be releasing 64-bit, EDIUS 7-compliant versions of their plug-ins. ProDAD have already released updates to coincide with the shipping of EDIUS 7, and other plug-in manufacturers will make announcements in the coming weeks.
- Support for the latest file formats (including XAVC/XAVC S and AVC-Ultra)
- Automatic program update checking
- Updated MPEG and H.264/AVC performance
- Faster handling of large quantities of still image files (JPG, TGA, DPX, and others)
- Gaussian blur filter to apply better quality blurring and to prevent Moiré pattern aliasing artefacts.
EDIUS 7 supports any mix of SD, HD, 2K – even 4K – resolution on the timeline in real-time, with editing performance increasing as CPU power increases. EDIUS 7 has also been optimized for multicore and Intel fourth-generation Core i CPU systems.
Pro vs. Elite
EDIUS 7 is immediately available in Pro and Elite versions. EDIUS Pro 7 is targeted at the professional, stand-alone user.
EDIUS Elite 7 is aimed at editors working collaboratively within network-connected production environments, and features seamless integration Grass Valley K2 media servers and storage with the ability for multiple edit stations to edit-in-place, record directly to K2, and simultaneously edit live video while being ingested (SimulEdit).
GV STRATUS integration within EDIUS Elite will be available by September 2013.
A free 30-day trial of EDIUS Pro 7 is available at www.grassvalley.com/edius.
Free Upgrade for EDIUS 6.5 Purchase From June 1, 2013 Onward
EDIUS Pro 7 and upgrade information is available at www.grassvalley.com/edius. Those who have purchased EDIUS Pro 6.5 or hardware bundles including EDIUS Pro 6.5 from June 1, 2013 onward will be eligible for a free upgrade to EDIUS Pro 7.