Avid releases Avid Studio for iPad on the iTunes App Store

UPDATE **** I spent 5 hours playing with Avid Studio on an iPad2 last night. I edited 2 sequences and exported both as 720pHD files no problem. The interface is mostly intuitive but the real PLUS is the frame accurate editing -this is a head and shoulders above iMovie. That said iMovie allows you to record a VO direct to your edit – AVID? No sign whatseover of how to incorporate VO. I tried several attempts to get an audio clip into the library but the only options I can find are A. Send to iTunes and sync (Pointless for field editing) or B Ironically export the edit to the Camera Roll and import into iMovie to VO there!!!! Ill bang up one of the edits on Vimeo later and see what you think.

Truth of the matter is that if you have Avid Studio AND iMovie on your iPad2 you have a Very functional field editing platform for iPhone video.

Avid Studio for iPad on the iTunes App Store.

Big-screen moviemaking comes to the touchscreen with Avid® Studio for iPad. We’ve distilled the world’s leading film-editing technology into an easy-to-use app that enables you to edit video, audio, and photos at the speed of your creativity.

Swiftly arrange your clips in the Storyboard, make precision edits using the Timeline, and add high-quality transitions, effects, and a soundtrack. Then share your movie directly to YouTube, Facebook, and more—or export your project to Avid Studio for the PC and continue editing with even more advanced tools.

Easily Access Your Media
– Work with any media on your device—video, audio, and photos
– Access media from external devices via an iPad Camera Connection Kit (sold separately)
– Capture video and photos from within the app
– See your media organized by Albums, Events, Faces, and more

Edit
– Get started quickly with how-to materials
– Easily navigate your project with intuitive gestures
– Swiftly arrange clips in the Storyboard
– Make precise edits and trim individual frames in the Precision Trimmer
– Use the Razor Blade tool to cut on the fly and delete or replace the second half of the clip
– Easily replace one clip with another

Enhance
– Quickly create multi-layer 3D animations, transitions, and titles with included Montage templates
– Easily composite video tracks to create layered looks
– Add high-quality fades and dissolves to help your story flow
– Generate professional-looking motion titles and graphics with full control over text, font, color, size, position, and rotation
– Create amazing Picture-in-Picture effects with full control over position, size, and rotation
– Pan and zoom on your photos to create high-impact slideshows
– Enjoy full-screen playback

Create Soundtracks
– Use your own audio or choose from the included sound effects
– Trim audio to any length, set levels, and fade audio in or out

Share
– Easily share movies via YouTube, Facebook, email, and more
– Export projects to Avid Studio for the PC

Pro Technology, Pro Results
– Created by Avid, the maker of the world’s leading film and music editing technology
– Easy enough for the hobbyist, powerful enough for the pro

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2 Responses to Avid releases Avid Studio for iPad on the iTunes App Store

  1. David McClelland says:

    I’ve had some hands-on time with Avid Studio for iPad today. It certainly looks very slick and usable with interesting transitions and titles, the ability to do some precise editing, plus it installs on an iPad 1. I’m genuinely very excited by its potential.

    However, for me it has been incredibly crashy. Perhaps this is a failing of my running it on an iPad 1, or perhaps a symptom of it being version 1.0 code. All the same, try as I might I’ve not been able properly to get past editing together a few clips and adding a title, let alone adding transitions, rendering and uploading.

    Interested to hear of others’ experiences – perhaps my install is a bit suspect, maybe it’s just too much for a humble iPad 1, or it could just be version 1.0 teething troubles.
    __________
    David Mc
    London, UK

  2. Bill says:

    I’ve been searching and searching for a way to record a vo directly into the app, and find it stunning tang there isn’t one. Come on, Avid – this is a simple fix!

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