Grass Valley EDIUS Pro 7

Professional Editing Software - Pro Version
Suggested List Price: £445+VAT
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Product Code: GV-ED7

What we think:

EDIUS 7 is a big release:

  • Support for 3rd party hardware, grading software and new 4K codecs 
  • New 64-bit architecture
  • Enhanced editing tools

It's now even faster and even slicker than ever. It's no wonder that it's the number one NLE in large parts of the world.

"Handles virtually any format, easy and intuitive interface, easy to install and run, stable... EDIUS Pro 7 is not only easy to learn, and easy to use, but all the buttons are precisely where you would guess they should be." Videomaker.com

Features:

Description

EDIUS® Pro 7 is the fastest and most versatile real time editing software—4K, 3D, HD, SD, and almost any format from 24x24 to 4Kx2K, all on the same timeline, even in nested sequences, all in real time. And now EDIUS has partnered with Blackmagic Design to support its PCIe DeckLink 4K Extreme and Thunderbolt-based UltraStudio 4K capture and playback devices for the most affordable 4K workflows.

EDIUS Pro 7 means more resolutions, unlimited tracks, and real-time editing for the ability to Edit Anything, Anywhere. EDIUS Pro 7 is the perfect finishing tool for broadcast news, newsmagazine content, and studio programs, as well as corporate, documentary, and 4K theatrical productions.

That's why broadcasters, production houses, media departments, and video professionals worldwide choose Grass Valley® EDIUS for multiformat editing.

Limitless: With no limitations to the number of audio, video, graphics, and title tracks, EDIUS Pro 7 can handle the most complex projects, even in 4K.

Plays well with others: EDIUS Pro 7 is now open to third-party input and output hardware from Blackmagic Design, with support for Matrox and AJA Video Systems hardware scheduled for Q4 2013. EDIUS Pro 7 also supports EDL project import/export colour correction interchange with DaVinci Resolve for a new colour grading workflow.

What's high can be low: Low-resolution proxy editing mode enables older desktop and laptop systems with the power of EDIUS Pro 7. That means you don't need the latest and greatest system to edit with EDIUS Pro 7.

Transcode this: With unrivaled real-time video transcoding technology, EDIUS Pro 7 gives you the ability to convert between 4K, HD, and SD resolutions, aspect ratios, and frame rates—all in real time.

What's new in EDIUS Pro 7?

  •     Growing 3rd-party I/O hardware support
  •     Faster handling of large quantities of still image files (JPG, TGA, DPX, and others)
  •     Improved MPEG encoder speed and quality
  •     Improved H.264/AVC decoder
  •     Optimization for 4th generation Intel Core processor family architecture
  •     Gaussian blur filter

> Switching from Final Cut Pro to EDIUS? 

Download the free 31-day trial version of EDIUS Pro 7 today (Registration required)

Please Note: EDIUS Pro 7 (trial and full version) software requires that all previous versions of EDIUS software be uninstalled.

Documentation

Technology Guides

EDIUS 7: New Features

EDIUS 7 is a 10-bit non-linear editing software programme which focuses on fast, real-time, multi-layer editing. As an editor that does not require file transcoding to an intermediate format, EDIUS is ideal for time-critical fast-turnaround production. Version 7 focuses on these core values of the software: image quality, speed of operation, compatibility, reliability and ease-of-use.

Image quality

New video formats and 4K codecs now supported

EDIUS 7 extends native 4K format support enabling editors to deliver the highest image quality. New codecs and formats include:

  • 4K M-JPEG for Canon 1DC
  • XAVC Intra 4K for the new generation of Sony PMW-F5/F55 cameras
  • Ultra-Intra 200 and AVC-Long G, for support of Panasonic’s new camcorders
  • New exporter writes H.264 4K files at up-to 200Mb/s

Compatibility

New support for 3rd party hardware and software

  • EDIUS now supports 3rd party hardware

Initially input / output boards from Blackmagic Design and Matrox (monitoring only) are supported, with AJA systems coming soon. Devices such as the all-powerful DeckLink 4K Extreme, the flexible MX02 and DeckLink Mini Monitor gives EDIUS users huge flexibility in the way they configure their workstations.

Blackmagic support includes:

DaVinci Resolve: professional grading and coloring round-trip with Resolve is also now built-in, with EDL importing and exporting. 

For high quality ingest, real-time monitoring and deck control, EDIUS 7 is compatible with a large range of existing Grass Valley HDMI, SDI and analogue capture and output devices.

Speed of Operation & Reliability

Complete new architecture

As EDIUS 7 is now 64-bit, it handles large amounts of RAM efficiently, giving power users more robust and slicker experience than ever. Support for the latest 64-bit versions of Windows gives editors access to the most reliable and efficient platform.

Ease of Use

New core editing tools

With EDIUS, core editing functions are handled efficiently: users do not have to jump in and out of different software to access routine tools and effects. EDIUS 7 therefore now includes:

  • Improved Gaussian blur filters
  • Enhanced loudness monitoring
  • Faster image and animation importing

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Grass Valley EDIUS - Tutorials

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Professional Editing Software - Pro Version
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Grass Valley @ IBC 2013

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Grass Valley EDIUS - Highlights

Learn about the variety of features in EDIUS 7 that set it apart from any other NLE software available.

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Grass Valley EDIUS Pro 7
Professional Editing Software - Pro Version

Latest Software and Firmware

Issues fixed in this version (from v7.31)

  • If any effect is selected after cutting a clip on the timeline, EDIUS occasionally freezes
  • If a MP4 file that contains a broken stream is loaded, EDIUS crashes
  • EDIUS user cannot continue to edit a project after loading the auto-saved project file
  • If QoS is set in the system settings panel, EDIUS crashes while scrubbing the timeline
  • If a CMX3600 type EDL is imported, the "In TC" of all clips is same as the source clip’s start TC
  • The FF command sent via STORM 3G/Elite (RS422) to some VCRs controlled by EDIUS results in the pause command becoming unresponsive
  • The center frequency value is 5Hz higher whenever the [OK] button is clicked in the parametric equalizer
  • Effects generated with Magic Bullet Looks 2.5 cannot be applied to the EDIUS timeline
  • A runtime error appears if an AAF file that was generated by Sony Vegas is imported to EDIUS
  • AVC-Intra spanned clips that are exported from EDIUS cannot be imported to Avid Media Composer correctly
  • An error occurs if the Limiter No 6 VST plug-in is applied
  • Auto saving of projects runs even when selecting [File] > [Exit] from the EDIUS menu
  • If a clip that has clip markers is loaded in the player window, the clip markers disappear in the player window
  • EDIUS crashes if a project is saved while running a delayed loading of assets
  • If different format assets are placed onto the timeline and it is printed to file or tape, ancillary data is not preserved
  • If a 2ch audio channel is selected in the project settings and the timeline is printed to HDCAM tape, 2ch audio tracks are copied to any other channels if there are more than two channels (1ch is copied to all odd channels and 2ch is copied to all even channels)
  • If a GenArts Sapphire effect preset is loaded and returned back to the EDIUS blur dialog, the [OK] button is missing from the dialog
  • Error appears when encoding with the Disc Burner
    Description: If 1280x720 / 23.98p project is burned to Blu-ray disc with the Disc Burner, "Failed to encode" error appears when clicking [Create Disc] button.
  • Chapter point is shifted on a burned DVD
    Description: When the timeline is burned to DVD, the chapter points are different to the original timeline sequence.
  • Timeline cursor does not move in the ECW dialog box
    Description: If timecode is entered using the keyboard in the ECW (Effect Control Window), the timeline cursor does not move to the set position.
  • Restored clips are missing information
    Description: If an offline clip is restored, the restored clip is missing the following information:
    • .. Clip name
    • .. Clip comment
    • .. Clip colour
    • ..Clip marker
    • ..Audio rubber band (volume & pan)
    • ..Clip enable or disable condition in the timeline
  • [Apply] button is greyed out in Audio CD/DVD import settings
    Description: If the base name is changed for Audio CD/DVD import in the System settings, the [Apply] button becomes grayed out.
  • Device preset cannot be created with 1ch audio
    Description: If 1ch audio is selected when creating a device preset, it has always 2ch audio settings instead of 1ch audio when the device preset is opened.

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Optional Extras

Grass Valley EDIUS 7 Pro Upgrade - GV-EDUPE657
Upgrade to EDIUS Pro 7 from EDIUS 6.5
Suggested List Price: £190+VAT

VideoStar VisTitle 2.5 - GV-VT-25
Powerful Titler for EDIUS
Suggested List Price: £245+VAT

HP ZBook 15 - HP-ZBOOK15
Mobile Workstation
Suggested List Price: £1750+VAT

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