Media 100 Inc. announced today the availability of its Media 100 i digital video system for Mac OS X. The new version — Media 100 i Version 8 — is now shipping in all Media 100 i configurations, according to the company.
Media 100 i Version 8 incorporates a new Aqua interface, along with new visual effects creation and sound design capabilities. Just about every aspect of the software has been engineered to take advantage of OS X, according to Media 100 vice president of Dual Stream Systems Mike Savello. “Additionally, V8 includes many new features requested by our customers that will enhance their creative workflow,” he said.
Media 100 i Version 8 also sports improved workflow with up to 8 graphics tracks; a new QuickTime Video Output Component which allows QuickTime-based applications to output through Media 100 hardware; improved integration with Boris FX applications; new host-based audio processing which enables up to 24 real-time audio tracks; and new audio reverb and dynamics processing.
Media 100 i Version 8 is available in systems ranging from US$1,995 for the all-new Media 100 i/DV package to $14,995 for the Media 100 i/xr system. It’s also available as an upgrade for existing Media 100 customers. If you have a Media 100 Platinum Software Update contract, you’ll be getting the update automatically.