The Media 100 HD Suite, Media HDe and Media 100 SDe version 11 are now shipping.

The version 11 release offers Media 100 editors 10-bit uncompressed HD and SD editing capabilities, support for broadcast-quality format conversions, and increased system performance using Mac OS X and AJA Video OEM solutions.

The release is also a first step towards native integration with the Boris FX product line, bringing the world-class compositing and effects technology seamlessly within the Media 100 interface.

The solution lets editors mix HD and SD media with real-time format and aspect ratio conversion on input and output. The company noted that "the outstanding performance of Mac OS X and AJA Video OEM solutions and support for compressed formats" lets users work faster, using less storage than before.

The support for compressed HD enables Media 100 editors to edit in native HD without having to scale/add expensive storage. This version also supports 1,080-to-720 or 720-to-1,080 cross conversions for Media HD Suite users.

Media 100 version 11 is available from Media 100's worldwide sales channels or direct from Media 100. The new Media 100 NLE systems start at $2,495. Media 100 sw, a software-based companion to existing Media 100 systems, is available for $395. Media 100 HD Platinum Software Updates subscribers will be among the first to receive version 11.

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