Video and Music Makers Download Over Two Million Free Copies of Avid Creative Tools

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Avid today announced that aspiring creative people around the globe have now downloaded Avid’s free Pro Tools® | First, Media Composer® | First and Sibelius® | First more than two million times. Avid First tools were made to give new generations of artists essential experience and a career foothold by learning the same tools that professionals use every day to edit, record and compose the most popular films, television and music enjoyed by people everywhere. Downloads of Avid’s “freemium” offering have more than doubled since 2018, enabling many creators to enjoy producing music and videos with industry-leading tools for free—ultimately having the option to upgrade to any of Avid’s affordable paid subscription plans.

Since Avid initiated the First product offerings, Pro Tools | First music creatives who are just beginning their journey in recording, engineering and production can record, mix and collaborate using the industry-standard tool. With Media Composer | First, beginner video editors get all the features and functionality they need to tell great stories, while learning the industry’s leading professional non-linear editing tool. For music composers, Sibelius | First is a powerful notation tool for music composition, transcription and reviewing.

Vectorworks, Inc. Wins Howard County’s Business Recycling and Waste Reduction Award

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In conjunction with Earth Day 2020, global design and BIM software provider, Vectorworks, Inc. celebrates their latest award. The Howard County Department of Public Works’ Bureau of Environmental Services, Recycling Division selected Vectorworks as the winner of the 2020 Business Recycling and Waste Reduction Award. This accolade recognizes local businesses for their recycling and waste reduction efforts during the 2019 calendar year.

The winning submission, “Greenworks,” is an environmentally-based project presented at the company’s regular innovation discussions and focuses on methods to create a sustainable work environment. Employees from various teams and departments collaborated on the project that went into full effect a few months later. The project outlined implementing proper traditional recycling techniques and adding a new system to include recycling plastic bags and film packaging, which ultimately becomes Trex decking. Additionally, other initiatives involved purchasing utensils instead of plastic cutlery and replacing water bottles with a water filtering system.

Improve Your Set Design Efficiency and Accuracy

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Join Vectorworks for a webinar on April 29 as set designer and 2015 Vectorworks Design Scholarship winner Morgan Lindsey Price discusses the design process used for the Grey’s Anatomy spinoff Station 19 that’s tailored for speed and flexibility. Attendees will learn how to turn professional-quality work around quickly while discovering useful tricks in Vectorworks software that can enhance your drafting techniques.

April 29th 2pm EDT

DigitalGlue Announces Financing Option for //ROGUE Portable Storage System

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Experience the full power of the platform with a system that you can own! DigitalGlue is excited to offer an affordable financing option for the //ROGUE portable NAS storage system. The new financing opportunity will put the 48TB //ROGUE in customers’ facilities for only $199/month and the 64TB //ROGUE for $265/month with 0% financing for 24 months*.

The //ROGUE is one of five systems in the platform and is the only system available for purchase. For a limited time, the //ROGUE includes a free year of proactive support, making it the perfect way for customers to experience the benefits of DigitalGlue’s unique service with a system they can own. For customers wanting to buy a //ROGUE, DigitalGlue is now offering an introductory promotion that brings the price down to $4,975 for 48TB of RAW storage (normally $5,995) and $6,375 for 64TB of RAW storage (normally $6,995). Additional add-ons available are NVME M.2 drives for ultra-fast caching (2TB for $595 and 4TB for $1,695), SATA M.2 for DaVinci Resolve database (500GB for $249 and 1TB for $399) or combine both drives for package pricing. These add-ons can be added to the 0% financing.

Magewell Adds SRT Streaming to Free Capture Express Software

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Magewell today announced a new upgrade of its free Capture Express recording application that expands the software’s streaming capabilities. Version 3.2 adds new support for multiple streaming technologies including the Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) protocol developed and open-sourced by Haivision.

While Magewell capture devices feature extensive compatibility with popular third-party software for streaming, live production, web conferencing, lecture capture and more, the Capture Express software offers Magewell users a lightweight, dedicated tool for recording, previewing or streaming input sources. Originally designed to help users easily verify their input signals and capture devices, Capture Express has evolved into a simple yet full-fledged capture application supporting video up to 4K at 60 frames per second.

FMC Virtual Training

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If you’re like most people in the world right now, you are probably working from home and keeping in line with social distancing measures. Even though you are working remotely, you can still take advantage of this time to acquire new skills or improve the ones that you already have!

Future Media Concepts can help, as they are working diligently to provide their students with many options for learning virtually from anywhere around the world! These training sessions are taking place next week.

Vectorworks April Entertainment Webinar

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Catch up with set designer Morgan Lindsey Price and see how she’s made a name for herself since winning the 2015 Vectorworks Design Scholarship. In this live webinar, she’ll discuss her scenic-focused design workflow that’s tailored for speed and flexibility. Price has developed this process while working as art director in TV and film, including the new Grey’s Anatomy spinoff, Station 19, and 3 seasons on the Netflix original series, Glow.

Planar Launches Planar EverNew Managed Service Offering

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Planar, a global leader in visualization technology, today announced the launch of the Planar ® EverNew™ Managed Service Program, a competitive, multi-year leasing program for Planar display solutions in the United States and Canada. The new managed service offering simplifies the buying process by enabling customers to lease Planar solutions at a fixed monthly cost.

With Planar EverNew, customers can finance the total cost of their projects—including display hardware, software, extended warranties, installation and the Planar® Premier Service Level Agreement—under a single contract as an ongoing monthly payment.