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  • Mon, Oct 30 2017 9:44 PM

    MC 8.9.3 NOW AVAILABLE - 30 OCT 2017

    Media Composer v8.9.3 has been released today, October 30th, 2017.  

    Media Composer v8.9.3 is available from My Avid account, Application Manager, and the Avid Download Center (login and password required), Monday, October 30th, 2017 @12:00 PM EDT.  

    The MC 8.9.3 installers for both Mac and PC are full installers.

    What’s New in v8.9.3: The following has been changed in this release.

    • Effects Parameters Update - With this release, the following effect parameters have been updated to include a decimal for better precision.
    • Move Clips Up and Down in the Timeline - Two new commands allow you to easily move clips up and down the Timeline.
    • Color Info Tool Setting - A new setting has been added to the Effect Editor that allows you to disable the Color Info Tool from automatically launching when you access a color picker.
    • Dynamic Shuttle - With this release, you can use the Dynamic Play Forward and Dynamic Play Reverse buttons to adjust play speeds at smaller increments than with the usual J and L keys.
    • Audio Pitch Correction - This release includes an Audio Pitch Correction option. Go to the Audio Settings in the Project window.
    • Color Correction Presets - A number of color correction presets have been added to the effects library.
    • Adjusting FrameFlex Parameters - With this release, using the Shift key while adjusting the X, Y, Size, and Z Rotation framing parameters, allows for a more controlled adjustment.
    • Tool Palette Update - This release includes changes to accessing the Tool Palette.
    • Motion Adapters and Source Settings Support for Matte Key Effects - In previous releases, Motion Adapter effects were not applied to clips with Matte Key effects. With
    • this release, Matte Key’s support Motion Adapters. Adapters are applied to both the graphic fill and alpha sub tracks.
    • Relinking Across Frame Rates - With this release, you can relink across different frame rates. A new option has been added to the Relink dialog box that allows you to relink to clips across different frame rates.
    For details on bug fixes check out the Release Documents. ReadMe for Media Composer v8.9.3 and Whats new Guide found here Media Composer 8.x Documentation page 
    How Customers will obtain the Media Composer v8.9.3: 

    1.  Customers who have already installed the latest version of Media Composer will be notified of the availability of the v8.9.3 upgrade via the AppMan. The Apps tab will also provide a link to download and install the update when desired.

    2.  New customers who purchase Media Composer on or after October 30th, 2017 will receive this v8.9.3 update in their Avid Master Account.

    3.  Customers on current valid Upgrade & Support plans can download the Media Composer v8.9.3 and either update from their Avid Master Account  or the Avid Download Center (login and password required.) after launch.

    4.  Customers NOT on a current Upgrade & Support contract that wish to upgrade to Media Composer v8.9.3 must purchase a new Subscription or Perpetual License.  

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