Details on Media Composer 6 were briefly posted on Avid’s website. Upgrades over MC 5.5 include native 64-bit, expanded file-type support with native RED, AVCHD, HDSLR footage support with no transcoding required, complete 3D end-to-end workflow, 7.1-surround audio support, and a whole lot more.
Leaked details are below courtesy of the Avid-L2 newsgroup via FreshDV.
New features and workflows
Full 64-bit power
Fast gets even faster with native 64-bit operation, so even when you layer
together the most complex effects, things will still feel snappy. [Read more…]