Avid Technology, Inc.
Jan 3, 2018

Avid Maestro Graphics Enables Content Creators to Bring High Impact Content to Air Faster Than Ever

The new versions of Maestro | Designer and Maestro | News let users create, manage and play out superior quality graphic content

BURLINGTON, Mass., Jan. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avid® (Nasdaq:AVID), a leading global media technology provider for the creation, distribution and monetization of media assets for global media organizations, enterprise users and individual creative professionals, has released the latest versions of its Maestro™ | Designer and Maestro | News solutions. The new versions enable content creators to create superior, high resolution graphics more efficiently than ever before.

Avid's award winning Maestro | Designer graphics authoring software has been enriched with even greater rendering power to create higher quality graphics and enhance visual identity and production value exponentially. Graphic designers can now create and view their content in 4K resolution without having to adjust the resolution of their graphics. Improved workflow efficiencies have also been added to Maestro | Designer to increase productivity and enable the turnaround of content even faster, including font handling, animation editing, and mask editing.

Avid has also enhanced its Maestro | News on air graphic suite with significant workflow efficiencies for both news and production environments. With the latest version of Maestro | News, users can quickly and easily reuse content and even mirror data between different production systems. Its simplified workflow now facilitates faster page creation and the ability to manage complex content more efficiently through its new rundown filtering capability.

"To maximize engagement, today's broadcasters must create outstanding content that's tuned for any consumer device," said Alan Hoff, VP of Market Solutions, Avid.  "The latest enhancements available in Maestro l Designer and Maestro l News help broadcasters deliver video and 3D graphics in new and compelling ways to audiences everywhere."

Maestro | Designer features include:

Maestro | News features include:

Learn more about Maestro | Designer at http://www.avid.com/products/maestro-designer and Maestro | News at http://www.avid.com/products/maestro-news.

About Avid
Through Avid Everywhere®, Avid delivers the most open and efficient media platform, connecting content creation with collaboration, asset protection, distribution, and consumption. Avid's preeminent customer community uses Avid's comprehensive tools and workflow solutions to create, distribute and monetize the most watched, loved and listened to media in the world—from prestigious and award-winning feature films to popular television shows, news programs and televised sporting events, and celebrated music recordings and live concerts. With the most flexible deployment and pricing options, Avid's industry-leading solutions include Media Composer®, Pro Tools®, Avid NEXIS®, MediaCentral®, iNEWS®, AirSpeed®, Sibelius®, Avid VENUE™, Avid FastServe™, Maestro™, and PlayMaker™. For more information about Avid solutions and services, visit www.avid.com, connect with Avid on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, or subscribe to Avid Blogs.

© 2018 Avid Technology, Inc. All rights reserved. Avid, the Avid logo, Avid Everywhere, Avid NEXIS, Avid FastServe, AirSpeed, iNews, Maestro, MediaCentral, Media Composer, PlayMaker, Pro Tools, Avid VENUE, and Sibelius are trademarks or registered trademarks of Avid Technology, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Product features, specifications, system requirements and availability are subject to change without notice.

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