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

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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.

More Enhancements

  • 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.