Avid Nitris DX on Mac Non-linear Editor

The most powerful Media Composer for professional film and video editing on an Apple Mac Pro platform.

When you edit high-profile films, television programs, or commercials for a living, your editing system becomes an extension of yourself.  Media Composer Nitris DX integrates the Media Composer toolset with the new Avid Nitris DX hardware for a remarkably responsive, high performance, multi-codec SD and HD editing solution.

The result is the most powerful Media Composer system ever built, supported by a company and community you can count on.

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Avid Nitris DX on Mac Non-linear Editor


Avid editing toolset
  • High performance host based effects pipeline integrated with Avid Nitris DX hardware over PCI Express
  • Multi-format open timeline with native, direct access to XDCAM HD, XDCAM-EX, DVCPRO HD, AVC-I, and support for HDV, Avid DNxHD and uncompressed 10-bit HD
  • Capture and edit Avid DNxHD mastering quality HD at SD bandwidths
  • Capture and edit Avid DNxHD 36 for offline HD workflows
  • Create offline media files from DI (R3D, DPX) sources using MetaFuze software
  • High performance rendering with multi-core CPU processing
  • Stereoscopic editing support
  • Comprehensive editorial toolset with advanced trimming
  • Script based editing with ScriptSync®
  • SpectraMatte™ keying
  • FluidMotion™ time based effects
  • Turnkey solution with software, CPU and full SD & HD I/O
  • Hardware-based Avid DNxHD encode and decode
  • Network based media management
  • Shared projects and bins.
  • Portable user settings
  • Avid Unity shared storage support
  • Avid Interplay integration

Video I/O

  • SDI- SD & HD
  • Analog video
  • Component (HD, SD)
  • Composite (SD)

Monitoring  HDMI (all rates supported)

Audio I/O

  • Digital Audio
  • 8 channels of AES (XLR via breakout cable)
  • 8 channels of ADAT
  • 2 channels optical S/PDIF
  • 16 channels of SDI embedded audio
  • Analog Audio
  • 4 channels of balanced XLR
  • 2 channels of balanced TRS

Timecode & Sync

  • LTC
  • Sync (BB or Tri-level)
  • Audio Word Clock (output only)
Avid Nitris DX on Mac Non-linear Editor


Avid Nitris DX on Mac Non-linear Editor