Sibelius 8 Education Now Shipping!

Sibelius 8 Education Perpetual License with 1-Year Support (for sale to schools, teachers, staff, and college students only, product key card only, no install disk included) Mac/Windows – $295.00

Sibelius is the world’s best-selling music notation software, offering sophisticated, yet easy-to-use tools that are proven and trusted by composers, arrangers, publishers, educators, and students alike.


Avid Pro Tools 12

Avid Pro Tools 12 Student/Teacher Edition – $299

Avid Pro Tools 12 School Edition – $299

Pro Tools redefined the music, film, and TV industry, providing everything you need to compose, record, edit, and mix music and audio.

Sibelius 7.5 Education Now Shipping!

Sibelius 7.5 – Academic Price $295.00 Sibelius 7.5 is the world’s best-selling music notation software, trusted by top composers, publishers, and students alike around the world. With Avid Sibelius 7.5, you can express, accelerate, and promote your creativity in more ways, enabling you to deliver scores faster and share audio and video versions of your […]

ScriptSync Now Shipping!

ScriptSync – Academic Price  $798.95

ScriptSync goes to work phonetically indexing all text and dialog and then syncing source clips with the script. Ideal for any project with scripted or transcribed dialog, users can search for clips based on a word or phrase, making dialog editing easier. (requires Media Composer 7)


PhraseFind Now Shipping!

PhraseFind – Academic Price $398.95

With PhraseFind, users forget about spending hours searching through and playing hundreds of clips to find what they’re looking for. Simply install the plug-in, and PhraseFind goes to work in the background, analyzing all clips within the project and phonetically indexing all dialog automatically. (requires Media Composer 7)


Media Composer 6.5 Now Shipping!

Media Composer 6.5 $289.95 Media Composer is the top choice for professional film and video editing in the industry. Whether you edit movies, TV shows, commercials, or other video, this industry-standard nonlinear editor provides 64-bit performance, easy-to-use video editing tools, and streamlined HD, file-based, and stereo 3D workflows.


Macworld reviews Avid Media Composer 3.0

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While not an earth-shattering upgrade, Avid Media Composer 3.0.5 is indeed a must-have if you or anyone in your facility work with the emerging HD formats popularized by card-based camera systems. Corporate, editorial, and prosumer users will love this upgrade’s functionality, especially if they’re working with JVC’s 720pHDV, Panasonic’s AVC-Intra codec, or […]

Digital Arts reviews Avid Media Composer 3.5

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When Avid released version 3 of Media Composer in mid-2008, it clearly intended to head off competition from the likes of Apple Final Cut Studio and Adobe Creative Suite Production Premium. A much keener price and a huge software bundle showed the company was not resting on its laurels anymore. So […]

Avid at the USC School of Cinematic Arts

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Avid Technology has opened a new 137,000 square foot School of Cinematic Arts at University of Southern California.  The state-of-the-art complex features over 260 Avid audio and video systems, the largest Avid workflows in any U.S. film school.

The new facility contains Pro Tools LE and HD systems as well […]

Ben Affleck touts Avid software

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Cambridge actor Ben Affleck credits Avid Technology for easing his directing turn in “Gimme Shelter,” a documentary on the humanitarian crisis in the Congo.

Affleck touts the Avid Media Composer software in a new podcast on the Tewksbury company’s Web site. It’s the latest installment of Avid’s “The Rough Cut” series of […]