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Videoguys’ Guide to the Avid 25th Anniversary Crossgrade and Upgrade offers!!

We’ve put together this little FAQ to help you better understand Avid’s professional editing software

By videoguys.com | December 03, 2012

Before we get into the promotions I wanted to take some time to congratulate Avid on 25 years and highlight this amazing accomplishment! Twenty Five years as a technology leader is an awesome accomplishment and something that should be celebrated. Before Avid, you couldn’t cut movies or video digitally. It was all done mechanically by cutting and splicing film together. Now, all you have to do is drag and drop the files into our computer, edit them, add special effects, filters, titles, graphics, just about anything you can imagine, you can create. None of this would be possible if it had not been for Avid, and nothing works better for today’s workflows then Avid Media Composer and Symphony! 

Today we have a new generation of HD cameras that shoot 2K & 4K video approaching the quality of film. We have small digital HD cameras like the GoPro Hero and Contour HD. W, we have new tapeless workflows and other advancements that have all revolutionized video editing. Avid is committed as ever to professional workflows and the needs of post production facilities, broadcast and cable television stations, independent film makers, and anyone trying to make a living editing and producing content. It all started with Avid. Many of you started with Avid. It’s time to come back home.

Videoguys has been around for over 25 years as well, and we’ve been an Avid partner since 2000 when we met with Alan from Avid at the DV Magazine Expo in Pasadena. We spoke with Alan about a new product Avid was working on called Avid Xpress DV. We loved it and we knew we could sell a bunch of it (which we did . Then, as they say, the rest is history…

Got Final Cut? Crossgrade to Avid Media Composer 6.5 before 12/14/12 for $979.00

When it comes to editing, today’s professionals need the right tools that enable them to work with any type of media, complete every facet of a project, and eliminate bottlenecks, so they can focus on their storytelling. With Media Composer, you have a complete, reliable solution that not only complements your existing workflow, it enables you to do more—faster.

If you’re not getting what you need to succeed, we want to help. That’s why we’ve been offering Final Cut Pro users (excluding FCP X) a fantastic deal when they add Media Composer to their workflow.

But now, through 12/14/12, you can save even more off the normal $1,499 USD crossgrade price and get Media Composer 6.5 for just $999 USD—that’s over 60% off the regular price! What’s more, you’ll get Avid Media Composer for Final Cut Pro Users online training from Class on Demand included (a $100 USD value), so you can get up and running fast.

ATTN Avid Editors: Upgrade to Avid Symphony 6.5 before 12/14/12 for Under $1,000

You probably know Media Composer, but did you know that Avid Symphony is identical to it, with all of the same tools and features, plus advanced color correction and Boris Continuum Complete (which retails alone for double the price of this offer)? And when paired with a Nitris DX interface, Symphony offers Universal Mastering for easy multiformat delivery.

Many editors experienced the big advantages of Symphony when we offered an incredible deal months ago. For those who missed out, we’re happy to offer it once again. For a limited time, upgrade to Symphony 6.5 from any version of Media Composer, Avid Xpress Pro, or Xpress DV for just $999 USD.

Follow this link for Videoguys’ Guide to the Avid 25th Anniversary Crossgrade and Upgrade offers!!

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Disclosure, to comply with the FTC’s rules 16 CFR Part 255 This article was either written by a Videoguys employee or for Videoguys by an outside contractor. It is intended for the Videoguys Channel on ProVideo Coalition, which Videoguys sponsors.

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