The EDIUS 5 Video Editing Software from Grass Valley is an NLE editing software suite designed for broadcast professionals. It will allow you to convert different HD and SD resolutions, aspect ratios and frame rates in realtime.
An array of filters, keyers and transitions lets you refine and enhance video projects without the need for rendering. The software directly supports OHCI FireWire, as well as Grass Valley's range of realtime editing hardware cards such as the ACEDVio, and HDSTORM for accelerated realtime editing and analog connectivity.
EDIUS allows you to edit DV content in HD resolution using automatic, realtime upscale conversion from SD to HD. This allows you to render graphics and effects in HD, improving their quality when downconverted for SD output. You can even export HDV content to hard disks or DVD-R without the need for an expensive HDV camera or deck.
Mixed Format Timeline
The software supports a mixed format timeline that lets you work with work with multiple video formats in realtime. This lets you mix HD and SD resolutions, aspect ratios and framerates without the hassle of constant rendering. You'll even be able to playback DV output of effects, keyers, transitions and titles in realtime while you edit.
High Quality Codec
EDIUS is built around the Canopus HQ Codec. This has been designed in conjunction with Scalable Technology to deliver high image quality and performance for HD video. It provides superlative Luma and Chroma sampling and adjustable bitrates when encoding.
Canopus Hardware Support
The software is compatible with realtime editing hardware by Canopus. This lets you add a HDSTORM or ACEDVio for accelerated realtime editing an analog connectivity. It also supports devices that are compatible with FireWire connectivity for DV input and output.
Professional Format Support
EDIUS offers support for a variety of professional video formats from Panasonic and Sony. These formats include DVCPRO 50, P2, GFCAM, XDCAM, and XDCAM EX.
In addition to the EDIUS editing application, several bundled applications are included with the suite. These include NewBlue video filters, ProDAD video effects and image stabilization, iZotope VST, Corel DVD and Blu-ray authoring, Inscriber titling, and stock footage by Artbeats.
In the Box
Grass Valley EDIUS 5 Video Editing Software
90-Day Limited Warranty
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NTSC and PAL
Canopus DV, Canopus HQ, Canopus Lossless, Infinity JPEG 2000, 3GPP, AVCHD, AVC-Intra, DirectShow video, DV25, DVCPRO 50 (including P2), DVCPRO HD (including VariCam, P2), GFCAM, H.246 TS, MPEG-1 (system or elementary stream), MPEG-2 (program or elementary stream), MPEG-2 (HDV), MXF, QuickTime, Uncompressed (AVI), XDCAM (SD and HD), XDCAM EX, Windows Media Video
AAC, AIFF, Dolby Digital AC-3, MPEG Audio, MPEG Audio Layer-3, Ogg Vorbis, PCM Wave, Windows Media Audio
Canopus HQ Codec, DV
Supported File Types
QuickTime, Windows Media, MPEG-1, MPEG-2
Number of Video Tracks
Number of Audio Tracks
Film Editing Support
Edit Decision List (EDL) Support
Direct-to-DVD Timeline Export
Computer: 3GHz Intel or AMD CPU (Multiple CPUs and/or Multi-Core CPUs are recommended; SSE2 and SSE3 instruction set supported)
Operating System: Windows XP Home/Professional SP2 (32-it); Windows Vista SP1 (32/64-bit)
Memory: 1GB (2GB recommended)
Hard Drive: 800MB
Display: 256MB graphics card (512MB recommended) with support for PixelShader Model 3.0 or later
Hardware: 7200rpm hard drive capable of 20MB/sec transfer; RAID stripe of two or more disks is required for multiple HD stream output, USB port for hardware key, Sound Card
Software: DirectX 9.0