Avid DS

Avid Technology, Inc. (Proprietary)

Avid DS or Avid Digital Studio is an editing program that allows users to edit and correct professional videos. The program comes with a set of tools for painting, composting, editing, finishing, and conforming. In addition to video editing, the application also has a set of tools for audio correction and mixing. It supports 3D video effects as well.

Here are the other features of the Avid DS application:

• Capture Tools – The program supports capture from tape, audio, and movies. It supports a variety of file formats including AVI, AIFF, TIFF, QuickTime, Photoshop, and many others.
• Picture Editing – The application comes with the Media Composer program, which consists of a complete set of tools for professional video and film editing needs. Users can work on an unlimited number of video tracks on the workspace.
• Effects, Transitions, and Filters – The program comes with several transitions, filters, and effects for post-production. Some of these include solarize, ripple, emboss, sharpen, fade, gradient, and many others.
• Color Grading – The program supports color grading and allows users to color selectively. Users have complete control over the grain, brightness, saturation, and hue of the video or image.
• Plug-ins – Avid DS supports plug-ins for increasing the program’s usability. Some plug-ins supported includes GenArts, The Foundry, Boris FX, Primatte, and eyeon Software.