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  • Thu, Feb 16 2017 9:02 PM

    Media Composer v8.8 | AVAILABLE w/PhraseFind & ScriptSync!

    Avid is pleased to announce the release of Media Composer | Software v8.8.


    HOW TO GET:
    The latest update to Media Composer is available worldwide as of February 16, 2017 from the Avid Download Center or through the Application Manager.

    The ability to launch Media Composer software is dependent on the status of the customers Upgrade and Support Plan on the date this software version was released.

     - Please read the How to Update Your License page before upgrading to this release.

     - More detailed information is also available on the Upgrade and Support Plan FAQ page.

     - The FlexVersioner, as has been stated in the past, is no longer supported for this release.  See the Support Upgrade article for instructions on how to upgrade your dongle based  or SW licensing based System.

     

    NEW FEATURES:
    New in this release includes:

    - ScriptSync & PhraseFind 2.0: New versions now available as options for Media Composer (separate activations required.)

    - Timeline Clip Notes:
    Add notes within the timeline and view them in a separate window

    - Frame Cache for Effects Editing: Caches frames so adjusting parameters takes less time

     

     

    BUG FIXES:
    This update includes 10+ bug fixes, including:

    - Custom colors did not stay in the color palette when using Clip Color.
    - In some instances, rendering a sequence with muted clips resulted in clips partially rendered.

     


    OS SUPPORT:
    This release now supports macOS 10.12.3 (Sierra), as well as 10.11.6 (El Capitan) and 10.10.5 (Yosemite).

    NOTE: To those users upgrading to Sierra for the first time, please deactivate & uninstall Media Composer FIRST, upgrade the OS, then reinstall Media Composer.  If you use Avid Artist DNxIO, you must also uninstall the Desktop Video software and reinstall it after the OS upgrade.


    README:
    The README for 8.8 can also be found attached to this post. As always, please read the docs before upgrading to understand any known issues.



    FEEDBACK:
    If you have any comments or questions regarding the installation of this version, please post it here.  For other bugs or questions, please start a new thread.

    Symphony v8.8 | OS 10.11.6 • Nitris DX • 12-core MacPro (Mid 2012) • 36 GB RAM • Facilis Terrablock 24EX [view my complete system specs]

    -- Kevin

  • Thu, Feb 16 2017 9:03 PM In reply to

    Re: Media Composer v8.8 | NOW AVAILABLE

    And here is the "What's New" dcument for MC v8.8...

    Symphony v8.8 | OS 10.11.6 • Nitris DX • 12-core MacPro (Mid 2012) • 36 GB RAM • Facilis Terrablock 24EX [view my complete system specs]

    -- Kevin

  • Fri, Feb 17 2017 2:32 AM In reply to

    • mr dave
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    Re: Media Composer v8.8 | NOW AVAILABLE

    Can phrase find be used on separate licences, at different times of course,  or does it have to 

    be purchased for each licence ?

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  • Fri, Feb 17 2017 11:17 AM In reply to

    • mjolnarn
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    Re: Media Composer v8.8 | NOW AVAILABLE

    mr dave:

    Can phrase find be used on separate licences, at different times of course,  or does it have to 

    be purchased for each licence ?

    The deactivate and activate buttons should work as with other sw licenses

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    Tomas 

     

  • Fri, Feb 17 2017 5:01 PM In reply to

    • pierreh
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    Re: Media Composer v8.8 | NOW AVAILABLE w/PhraseFind & ScriptSync!

    Kevin Klimek:

    NEW FEATURES:

    New in this release includes:

    - ScriptSync & PhraseFind 2.0: New versions now available as options for Media Composer (separate activations required.)

    Yeah!

    Question: if I prepare a script using the new v2.0 Script Sync, can I open it on an older machine that has v1?

    - Work: MacPro 2010 3.46Ghz 12 Cores 48Gig mem, int and ext Raids, Mojo DX, 10.12.6 - Home: MacBookPro 2.5Ghz quad-i7, 16Gig Mem and SSD OSX 10.9.5 [view my complete system specs]
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