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    POST CHAT - TEXT

    May 26, 2011, 9:42 pm
    Here's the Post Chat full text from Last Night.
    @postchat Welcome to #postchat! This week is our tech topic, hosted by
    @TejBabra on the topic of Avid 5.5 and 3rd party gear. Let the
    chatting begin!



    @theriotisover RT @postchat: Welcome to #postchat! This week is our
    tech topic, hosted by @TejBabra on the topic of Avid 5.5 and 3rd party
    gear. Let th ...



    @theriotisover RT @postchat: FYI, the moderators and co-creators of
    #postchat are @TejBabra @TyLeisher @artguillotine and @Dr0id



    @TejBabra Welcome everyone to #postchat. Tonight we are discussing
    #Avid 5.5 and their move to incorporate 3 party support



    @Dr0id Hey @TejBabra @editblog. #AVID historically has been known for
    being an all-in-one hardware/software solution. So much has change.
    #postchat



    @TejBabra this is an open discusion for the next half hour. Who has
    upgraded to Avid 5.5 and is now using 3 party I/O's What is ur
    workflow? #postchat



    @artguillotine This post Chat is brought to you by the letter E. For
    Edit #postchat



    @Dr0id This made my night :) #SS4life! RT @artguillotine: This post
    Chat is brought to you by the letter E. For Edit #postchat



    @TyLeisher @TejBabra So, for those who havent read your blog. What are
    the major things coming out of 5.5? #postchat



    @TyLeisher @Dr0id Especially since having an Avid used to be super
    expensive, it's becoming more affordable. #postchat



    @theriotisover And by, the number 2. @Dr0id @artguillotine This post
    Chat is brought to you by the letter E. For Edit #postchat



    @artguillotine I did it for you @Dr0id Congrats on the Emmy Nod #postchat



    @TejBabra @editblog @Dr0id @TejBabra Agreed with these new cheaper
    I/O's they have seemed to open the doors for maybe more
    issues?#postchat



    @TyLeisher @editblog @Dr0id @TejBabra Is it too late for Avid to get
    back the market share they lost to FCP? #postchat



    @Dr0id @theriotisover welcome #postchat



    @editblog @TyLeisher @Dr0id @TejBabra I think marketshare loss depends
    a lot of #fcpx. #postchat



    @TyLeisher @editblog Have you run into any major problems with
    upgrading to 5.5? #postchat



    @editblog @TyLeisher no, #avid 5.5 upgrade went smoothly on 2
    machines. one software license and one dongle. #postchat



    @randomray1983 @Dr0id congrats again buddy #postchat



    @Dr0id @TyLeisher thank you! #postchat



    @TejBabra @editblog @TyLeisher @Dr0id @TejBabra yes however since we
    know basiclly nothing about #FCPX . I think #Avid is on the right
    track #postchat



    @theriotisover @TyLeisher I don't think it's ever too late to reclaim
    market share; end users will gravitate to the best product fr their
    needs. #postchat



    @Dr0id @randomray1983 thanks, man :) #postchat



    @Dr0id @editblog sounds like a website I've heard of... ;) #postchat



    @artguillotine Anything that makes my life easier in the cutting room
    is good in my books #avid #postchat



    @TyLeisher @theriotisover True. With the come down in price too, I
    think they are making great headway, and I'm a FCP guy. #postchat



    @randomray1983 Agreed! RT @artguillotine: Anything that makes my life
    easier in the cutting room is good in my books #avid #postchat



    @theriotisover forgot to say, Hello #postchat !! (to the rest of my
    followers, please forgive the next 30 mins of spam)



    @randomray1983 @Dr0id especially with so much we don't know yet #postchat



    @TejBabra @editblog @TyLeisher @Dr0id I am running #Avid 5.5 with
    Matrox / AJA . It has been running ok #postchat



    @theriotisover I think @artguillotine nailed it: "Anything that makes
    my life easier in the cutting room is good in my books" #avid
    #postchat



    @mig80 Avid might maintain or grow existing editors but what about new
    editors, I think FCPx will grow the numbers of people who edit
    #postchat



    @GREGBIELA What up. 1st #postchat for me. Parden any rookie questions
    form me in advance. Thanks. #postchat



    @TyLeisher @TejBabra What problems have you run into? Anything thats
    made you think about switching? #postchat



    @TejBabra @Dr0id For sure. But it's not much of a battle yet as FCPX
    is not here and we know so little #postchat



    @Dr0id agreed @theriotisover I think @artguillotine nailed it:
    "Anything that makes my life easier in the cutting room is good" #avid
    #postchat



    @ChristianGlawe @Dr0id @TejBabra Competition is good for all! Rise of
    #FCP forced #Avid to consider open hardware. #postchat



    @Dr0id @GREGBIELA welcome! #postchat



    @theriotisover Editors should choose the tool fr workflow, worry less
    about brands BUT that's easy to say if it's not my $$ in the
    infrastructure #postchat



    @editblog @mig80 true but if #fcpx is missing features like multicam,
    multiclipping, 3rd party integration some might be forced to Avid
    #postchat



    @Dr0id @ChristianGlawe well said #postchat



    @randomray1983 @theriotisover especially with budget #postchat



    @mrbarnard1 @mig80 Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 will, also. #postchat



    @TheRedOwl @TejBabra @Dr0id Agreed. There's not much to talk about yet
    - I'm biased towards FCP but in the end, the best tool will have my $.
    #postchat



    @TyLeisher @editblog @mig80 I dont know how they could take out
    multiclip, it would be a step backwards. #postchat



    @Dr0id @editblog YES! #FCP multi clipping is a huge pain, atm, IMO #postchat



    @randomray1983 @TejBabra isn't there a chance it could still come
    back? We all want it. #postchat



    @TyLeisher @jasonkonoza Welcome Jason! :) Feel free to step in, we're
    all friendly. #postchat



    @editblog @Dr0id while #avid's grouping work so seamlessly and
    smoothly. #postchat



    @Dr0id I have made a living w #FCP for the last three years, solid.
    But I still use an #AVID keyboard because I knw I will have 2 go back
    #postchat



    @mig80 @editblog If FCPx falls short it will lose existing editors
    true, avid is still fighting for people who have experience in editing
    #postchat



    @Kevin_Slack did someone say that FCPX won't have multicam? #postchat



    @theriotisover Re new FCPx features..Obviously editors have Wish List
    items, & I hope to see Apple respond to user needs. BUT let's not
    speculate #postchat



    @ChristianGlawe #Avid is at a competitive disadvantage as #Apple can
    use #FCP as a 'loss-leader' to sell machines. #postchat



    @TejBabra @randomray1983 There is always a chance as long as companies
    listen to their users. I think #Avid has done so thus far #postchat



    @artguillotine @Hitecsoftouch @theriotisover @TyLeisher agreed, also,
    one of my key requirements is treatment by the company, r they in it 4
    us? #postchat



    @randomray1983 @Dr0id wouldn't miss this! #postchat



    @artguillotine @TejBabra @randomray1983 Since the new CEO came on
    board. #postchat



    @mig80 Avid has to answer apples attempts at making a software that
    has long been accessible and full featured, what can they do now
    #postchat



    @TejBabra Good Point! - RT @ChristianGlawe: #Avid is at a competitive
    disadvantage as #Apple can use #FCP as a loss-leader to sell machines.
    #postchat



    @theriotisover What are your top three FCPsx Wishlisht Items? Which
    are dealbreakers if they're not included? #postchat



    @randomray1983 @TejBabra I'll admit it makes me sway from FCP #postchat



    @editblog @Kevin_Slack multicam in #fcpx is unknown at this point
    unless you get someone to talk! #postchat



    @Dr0id It says something that this is an #AVID discussion, and that
    pesky #FCP edits it's way in. :/ #postchat



    @TyLeisher @TejBabra @ChristianGlawe Wasn't Avid using the loss-leader
    to try to sell hardware their plan a while back? Or am I mistaken?
    #postchat



    @TyLeisher @editblog @Kevin_Slack If they took out multiclip/cam from
    FCPx, it'll be the death of them in the professional market. IMO.
    #postchat



    @artguillotine @Dr0id Lol, let's talk iMovie then ;-) #postchat



    @Dr0id @Kevin_Slack they will, but it needs to be improved BIG time #postchat



    @Kevin_Slack @TyLeisher @editblog completely agree #postchat



    @editblog if #avid can get AJA Kona cards supported 1st, Blackmagic
    Decklink 2nd I think they'll get Media Composer into a lot more hands
    #postchat



    @Dr0id @artguillotine HA! those iMovie editor's have a heads up on us,
    now #FCPX #postchat



    @mig80 What path does avid do to fight FCP, more features, drop the
    price more, free assistant with purchase? #postchat



    @Kevin_Slack @Dr0id what do you think the improvements need to be? It
    seemed to work fairly well on the Gaslight edit no? #postchat



    @theriotisover @Dr0id FCPx speculation is impossible to quench. i
    assume it will be some things we wanted, other stuff we don't need.
    #postchat



    @TyLeisher @TejBabra Ha, true. Let's get back on the topic of #Avid
    What 3rd party box are you using with 5.5? #postchat



    @randomray1983 @Dr0id lol no kidding. #postchat



    @thisisbpm @ChristianGlawe Until #Avid competes on price, they are at
    a disadvantage no matter their feature set. #fcp wins on the 80/20
    rule #postchat



    @TheZachAnderson Hahaha. So True. RT @Dr0id: @artguillotine HA! those
    iMovie editors have a heads up on us, now #FCPX #postchat



    @TejBabra @editblog yes I am using the Decklink HD and it's great. I
    was talking to a rep at BlackMagic, they said #Avid support maybe
    #postchat



    @artguillotine Was just gonna say that RT @ChristianGlawe: @editblog
    Word on street is that #Kona support is coming soon. #Avid #postchat



    @Dr0id 10min left!! RT @TyLeisher: @TejBabra Ha, true. Let's get back
    on the topic of #Avid What 3rd party box are you using with 5.5?
    #postchat



    @artguillotine Made me laugh... RT @Kevin_Slack: guys. we all know we
    all secretly use iMovie, lets stop the denial. #postchat #edithumor
    #postchat



    @randomray1983 @TejBabra looks like we need more time! #postchat



    @theriotisover RT @artguillotine: Made me laugh... RT @Kevin_Slack:
    guys. we all know we all secretly use iMovie, lets stop the denial.
    #postchat #edit ...



    @nicxjustice RT @artguillotine: Made me laugh... RT @Kevin_Slack:
    guys. we all know we all secretly use iMovie, lets stop the denial.
    #postchat #edit ...



    @artguillotine I usually bug @tejbabra and borrow whatever 3rd party
    box he's got going, right TEJ ;-) #postchat



    @TyLeisher @randomray1983 @TejBabra The hashtag lives on throughout
    the week. Feel free to use it anytime to get editors attention :P
    #postchat



    @Dr0id @editblog @Kevin_Slack I prefer #FCP for music video type
    editing. #postchat



    @TejBabra yes you do! RT @artguillotine: I usually bug @tejbabra and
    borrow whatever 3rd party box hes got going, right TEJ ;-) #postchat



    @randomray1983 @Dr0id music yes, anything longer and it's Avid for me. #postchat



    @TyLeisher It's a bit early, but congrats @tejbabra, @dr0id and
    @artguillotine well done all! #postchat



    @artguillotine @tejbabra Don't forget that Ol' Beta SP and U-Matic Gig
    I got coming up, LOL, Docs have the worst workflows. #postchat



    @editblog @Dr0id @Kevin_Slack I'm assuming you use multiclipping when
    cutting mv's and not the stacking a shitload of tracks method?
    #postchat



    @Dr0id @TejBabra What's your fav 3rd party stuff for #AVID MC5.5? #postchat



    @artguillotine I'd give the kudo's to: @TyLeisher: Its a bit early,
    but congrats @tejbabra, @dr0id they did the leg work ;-) #postchat



    @editblog @artguillotine @tejbabra Docs loooove the old tape stock.
    I've got an all DV one going myself! #postchat



    @TejBabra @Dr0id RIght now my fav would be Matrox. however I have had
    issues with their drivers before #postchat



    @artguillotine @editblog @artguillotine @tejbabra LOL, I just locked
    one of those today ;-) #postchat



    @ChristianGlawe @TyLeisher @tejbabra @dr0id @artguillotine Thanks a
    lot, guys! Here's hoping #postchat becomes a regular thing!



    @TejBabra @editblog @artguillotine @tejbabra ooo DV thats amazing. at
    least it all one format. That's rare #postchat



    @randomray1983 @TejBabra Matrox for me, problems and all :-( #postchat



    @Kevin_Slack gotta go, but it's been wonderfully nerdy listening to
    you guys tonight. looking forward to seeing this grow! #postchat



    @editblog @Dr0id @kevinslack i've seem some mv timelines that are 40
    layers w/ all the takes. I think how much they would love multiclips
    #postchat



    @TejBabra @randomray1983 At least they have remote access. I have had
    MAtrox take control of my edit suite fix the drivers issue 2 #Avid
    #postchat



    @Dr0id If you dig #postchat, spread the word! Get advice, share tips,
    make friends! Every Wed at 9pm east/6pm west #postproduction pls RT



    @TejBabra @Kevin_Slack Thanks Kevin #postchat



    @mig80 Hopefully we can look at avid 3rd party boxes again when BM &
    KONA get some avid love #postchat



    @ChristianGlawe @Hitecsoftouch For #Apple, it's *all* about selling
    machines, peripherals, etc. #FCP #postchat



    @randomray1983 @TejBabra EXACTLY! #postchat



    @Dr0id @Kevin_Slack thanks for joining! #postchat



    @randomray1983 RT @Dr0id: If you dig #postchat, spread the word! Get
    advice, share tips, make friends! Every Wed at 9pm east/6pm west
    #postproduction ...



    @kyl33t RT @Dr0id: If you dig #postchat, spread the word! Get advice,
    share tips, make friends! Every Wed at 9pm east/6pm west
    #postproduction ...



    @randomray1983 Ditto my friend. RT @editblog: i don't have much 3rd
    party software for #avid but really wish Colorista II was on it. miss
    it #postchat



    @glenmontgomery RT @Dr0id: If you dig #postchat, spread the word! Get
    advice, share tips, make friends! Every Wed at 9pm east/6pm west
    #postchat



    @ChristianGlawe Personally, I'd love to see #Avid support AJA, and
    drop another $500-$700. That would change the dynamic. #postchat



    @artguillotine Any knowledge on #avid's future plans for the software?
    They brought us 3rd party but what next? #postchat



    @TheRedOwl RT @Dr0id: If you dig #postchat, spread the word! Get
    advice, share tips, make friends! Every Wed at 9pm east/6pm west
    #postproduction



    @Kevin_Slack RT @Dr0id: If you dig #postchat, spread the word! Get
    advice, share tips, make friends! Every Wed at 9pm east/6pm west
    #postproduction ...



    @theriotisover RT @Dr0id: If you dig #postchat, spread the word! Get
    advice, share tips, make friends! Every Wed at 9pm east/6pm west
    #postchat



    @turgano This is fascinating stuff #postchat



    @artguillotine @TejBabra They'd have to wouldn't they #postchat



    @Dr0id Well, that's this week of #postchat. Feel free to keep the
    conversation going. See you next week. Shout out to the folks at
    #scriptchat!



    @MarkARodriguez RT @Dr0id If you dig #postchat, spread the word! Get
    advice, share tips, make friends! Every Wed at 9pm east/6pm west
    #postproduction RT



    @artguillotine Thanks everyone, we'll post the discussion on AOTG.com
    in a few moments ;-) #postchat

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