Avid ships Xpress Pro 5.5, Mojo SDI

July 11, 2006

Avid Technology has begun shipping version 5.5 of its Avid Xpress Pro software and the newest member in its line of Digital Nonlinear Accelerator products, Avid Mojo SDI.

Avid Xpress Pro version 5.5 delivers HD capabilities for both Mac- and Windows-based systems. It offers professional video, audio, film, effects and encoding tools, as well as custom music creation software. The software supports native HDV and DVCPRO HD for acquisition, editing and output; real-time effects and 2:3 pulldown insertion over FireWire; and Avid DNxHD encoding.

Avid Mojo SDI is a portable, advanced analog and digital SDI I/O device with professional video and audio connections supporting most professional decks and cameras. Connecting to any Mac or PC via FireWire, the Avid Mojo SDI Digital Nonlinear Accelerator offers the same analog connectivity of Avid Mojo, but adds SDI I/O and AES/EBU digital audio I/O. It is available for both Avid Xpress Pro and Media Composer software.

For more information, visit www.avid.com.

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