The EDIUS 9 OFX Bridge Application Note (GVB-1-0656A-EN-AN) File size: 2.6 MB, posted Dec 07 2017 New for EDIUS 9 from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, is the OFX Bridge. OpenFX is an open standard for visual effects plug-ins, and the OFX Bridge is a software gasket that enable plug-ins that adhere to this standard to work with EDIUS. The OFX Bridge has been developed in collaboration with NewBlueFX.
EDIUS & Quick Sync Video Technology Application Note (GVB-1-0501A-EN-AN) File size: 903.4 KB, posted Mar 31 2015 Intel Quick Sync Video (QSV) is a feature that has been included in Intel Core processors from the second generation onwards. QSV is a feature of all current Core processors (Core i7, Core i5 and Core i3), and is especially useful for video editing because it significantly accelerates MPEG-2 and H.264 encoding. QVS will improve encoding irrespective of the CPU power available too, which is good news for editors working to a budget.
EDIUS has been optimized for QSV to give users super-fast H.264 export (for example to Blu-ray, AVCHD or XAVC S). This Application Note describes the workflow of EDIUS with Quick Sync Video.
Edit-in-Place on a T2 Elite-A Application Note (GVB-1-0295A-EN-AN) File size: 1.6 MB, posted Jan 09 2015 Since SP 2.0, NLE software can edit HQ or XDCAM clips directly on the T2 Elite-A model also referred to as "edit-in-place." This significantly speeds up the workflow because there is no need to transfer or convert media assets. This Application Note explains how edit-in-place works, using popular Macintosh and Windows NLE software.
EDIUS & After Effects CC 2014 Workflow Application Note (GVB-1-0293A-EN-AN) File size: 2.5 MB, posted Jan 09 2015 Adobe Systems' After Effects has been a major player in the visual FX industry for many years. It is designed for compositing, not editing, so there is a great synergy when it comes to using After Effects with Grass Valley EDIUS editing software, especially when using the Grass Valley HQX codec with its built-in alpha channel. This Application Note describes the workflow between the two applications, in both directions, including when used in conjunction with GV STRATUS.
Using EDIUS to Prepare 4K (QFHD) Material for Playback on Two T2 iDDRs Application Note by Fumiaki Oguru, (GVB-1-0182B-EN-AN) File size: 3.2 MB, posted Feb 02 2015 With the introduction of affordable 4K cameras, this higher resolution video format — four times the resolution of HD — is becoming increasingly popular for multiscreen events, digital signage and projection mapping. This application note explains how to use the EDIUS nonlinear editing system from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, to create 4K material for subsequent playback by two synchronized Grass Valley T2 iDDR digital player/recorders.
EDIUS and DaVinci Resolve AAF Workflow Application Note by Ogura Fumiaki, (GVB-1-0030B-EN-AN) File size: 1.8 MB, posted Oct 30 2014 With the number of cameras that record in RAW or LOG formats increasing, the need for integration between color grading and editing tools rises proportionately. With the introduction of EDIUS 7.3, the AAF interchange with DaVinci Resolve has been enhanced significantly. In addition, Resolve version 11 supports Grass Valley HQ/HQX. These two enhancements substantially improve the workflow between EDIUS and Resolve. This Application Note explains how.
Running EDIUS on an Apple Mac Computer Under Boot Camp Application Note by Steve Leeflang, (GVB-1-0026B-EN-AN) File size: 1.7 MB, posted Mar 31 2015 Apple's free Boot Camp utility permits installation of Microsoft's Windows 7 or 8 64-bit operating system just as if it were being installed normally on other types of PCs. When running Windows under Boot Camp the user has access to all editing hardware and software, including the Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, EDIUS nonlinear editing program.
EDIUS for Adobe Premiere Pro Editors Application Note by Maxim Jago, EDIUS Master Trainer www.123training.co.uk, (GVB-1-0020A-EN-AN) File size: 1.7 MB, posted Sep 26 2014 Grass Valley® EDIUS® is an extremely powerful and realtime multiformat NLE capable of handling resolutions up to 4K and 3D material. Many Adobe Premiere Pro editors can benefit by using the additional enhancements found in EDIUS, especially since the editing experience between the two NLEs is almost exactly the same.
Differences exist primarily in colors, button designs, or names of tools. This application note provides everything needed to translate existing Premiere Pro editing skills into EDIUS editing skills.
TheFrank Aldana Case Study (GVB-1-0028A-EN-CS) File size: 861.4 KB, posted Oct 06 2014 A Journey of Peace with EDIUS and the world’s largest peace mural
TheFrank Aldana (yes, he refers to himself in the third person), his wife Tweet Aldana, and a host of volunteers took on photography and videography duties. This resulted in 9,454 pictures and 1,101 (more than 11 hours) of video clips, captured with just about every device imaginable in a multitude of formats.
With the ability to work natively with just about any kind of media you throw at it, Grass Valley® EDIUS® made the sheer volume of footage somewhat less daunting for Aldana.
EDIUS Pro 9: Nonlinear Editing Software Datasheet (DS-PUB-2-0654C-EN) File size: 1.8 MB, posted Aug 05 2020 When an editor has to wait for technology, creativity suffers. That doesn't happen with EDIUS Pro 9. EDIUS Pro 9 means more formats and more resolutions in real time for the ability to Edit Anything, Fast. EDIUS Pro 9 is the perfect finishing tool for professional productions, including documentary and 4K and HDR theatrical productions.
HDR and the Broadcast Environment: Better Pixels Create Better Content Whitepaper by Chris Merrill, Product Marketing & Klaus Weber, Principal, Camera Solutions and Technology, (GVB-1-0661B-EN-WP) File size: 1.3 MB, posted Feb 28 2019 HDR is generally recognized as the next big thing in content delivery with an immediate perceivable benefit for the consumer. The ability to produce HDR content in HD removes the significant bandwidth requirements needed for HDR in 4K UHD and can be more quickly deployed.
HDR is shaping up to be the next major advancement in the viewing experience, with consumers praising the image improvements and broadcasters working to find the best options for delivery. Grass Valley's HDR solutions allow its customers to choose the best approach for their specific production needs today, whether that be HD, 4K UHD or both, plus an easy upgrade path for tomorrow's demands with GV-eLicenses as production requirements change.
If video is shot in HLG format directly, it can be distributed without any color grading in cases where timing is of the essence.
Then, isn't it possible for Log format cameras like S-Log or V-Log to be used in such fields? Although a Log signal needs to be converted to HLG or Perceptual Quantization (PQ) in order to be displayed on consumer TVs, the conversion itself is not difficult. Leaving live production to one side, we can play out HDR clips with a short time lag after quick editing such as cut & paste, title addition and format conversion by using EDIUS.
But to do so, some points need to be taken into account, for example, the concept of picture tone is different between Log formats and HLG. The "Conversion Base" setting in the Primary Color Correction has implications based on the difference of the source material.
Ist es dann eigentlich nicht möglich, Kameras die im Log-Format aufzeichnen, wie etwa in S-Log oder V-Log, in solchen Bereichen zu verwenden? Ein Log-Signal muss nach HLG oder Perceptual Quantization (PQ) umgewandelt werden, damit es auf Consumer-TVs angezeigt werden kann die Umwandlung selbst ist aber nicht schwer.
Abgesehen von Liveproduktionen, können wir HDR-Clips mit nur geringer Zeitverzögerung ausspielen nach einem schnellen Schnitt mit Cut & Paste, dem Hinzufügen von Titeln und der Formatumwandlung mit EDIUS.
Um das zu erreichen, müssen aber einige Punkte beachtet werden: zum Beispiel unterscheidet sich die Farbgebung zwischen Log-Formaten und HLG. Wegen der Unterschiede im Quellmaterial hat die gewählte Einstellung der „Umwandlungsbasis" (Engl. Conversion Base) in der Primären Farbkorrektur Auswirkungen auf das jeweilige Ergebnis.
The Benefits of HQX Whitepaper by Akira Takemoto, Digital Editing Solutions, (GVB-1-0027A-EN-WP) File size: 1.1 MB, posted Sep 26 2014 This paper discusses the Intermediate Codec solutions available from several vendors which are then compared in terms of picture quality, flexibility and suitability for use with graphics as well as video. In like-for-like tests, the Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, HQX Intermediate Codec offers comparable picture quality and is shown to have superior multigenerational performance. When combined with frame rate and resolution flexibility, plus built-in alpha channel support, this paper supports the conclusion that HQX is the best choice for creative editing.
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