Avid – MediaCentral 2019.6 is Now Available – Find out what is NEW

Avid have announced the latest version of MediaCentral, Avid’s next-generation media production suite. MediaCentral 2019.6 introduces myriad enhancements toward feature equivalency with legacy products.

Avid is pleased to announce the latest version of MediaCentral, Avid’s next-generation media production suite. MediaCentral 2019.6 introduces myriad enhancements toward feature equivalency with legacy products across the Platform, including:

  • Timeline Enhancements
    • Static image support
    • Timed Maestro graphics (non-burn-in)
  • New MediaCentral | Log app
    • Introducing the new Log app
    • Import of legacy MC|UX Customizable Logger database
    • Log assets from Production and Asset Mgmt modules
    • Store logging data in a separate database
    • Event-oriented logging workflow
    • Customizable button values and layouts
    • Accelerate manual metadata entry visible in log entry list
    • Mark in points and out points
    • Log details like player names, actions, and ratings
  • Multi-site (Phase 1)
    • New Multi-site infrastructure
    • Search and browse multisite
    • Remote asset playback
    • Deliver to me
    • Single sign-on of users across sites
    • Search Index replication across sites
    • Replication instead of federation to provide more stability and performance
    • Local Administration
    • Access control rules per site
      • Administrators can choose which systems are visible/searchable
      • Adding only required systems avoids user confusion and reduces load
    • Phase 1 limited to 6 sites connected
  • Search
    • New Search UI
    • Many features and usability improvements over the previous UI
    • Simple query builder
    • Search against specific metadata, phonetic, or dates
    • Search using thesaurus and legal list
    • Switch between AND, OR operators
    • Filtering with multi-select and single select
    • Search favorites
    • Build a search form and save it
    • Public searches
    • Multi-instance Search app
  • Shared Library
    • Support for multiple Production Mgmt systems connected to one SL
    • Support for media analytics (Microsoft Azure cognitive services)
    • Multi-bucket support
    • Support for Enterprise Editing
    • Archive multiple newsroom stories
    • Pick tool for video label resolutions
  • Mobile Apps Enhancements
    • Navigation of folder trees and access to master clips, sub-clips, and sequences
    • Playback of master clips, sub-clips, and sequences
    • Viewing, creating, editing and deleting marker of master clips, sub-clips, and sequences
  • Newsroom Management Enhancements
    • Improved story renumbering in iNEWS Workstation with page names using configurable separators and group schema (number or letters)
    • Improvements to Production Cue, Machine Control editing using MOS HTML5 plugin in the Newsroom Mgmt Client
    • Story versioning
  • Ingest App
    • File and volume ingest with full AMA support
    • Support for MXF OP-1a/b sources
    • Ability to create EWC media
    • Upload and processing enhancements for Cloud use cases
    • Zero-install browser-only mode and full-featured ‘OS-native’ mode via lightweight installable utility
    • Ingest admin app to complement classic MC|UX profile builder
    • New Cloud UX-only features such as explicit selection of target raster and bit rate
  • Multi-instance Browse App
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