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EDIUS Workgroup 8

Nonlinear Editing Software

EDIUS Workgroup 8 means more formats and more resolutions in real time for the ability to Edit Anything, Anywhere, whether as a standalone user in the field or within network connected production infrastructures. EDIUS Workgroup 8 is the perfect finishing tool for broadcast news, news magazine content and studio programs, as well as organizational, documentary and 4K theatrical productions. With more creative options and real-time, no-render editing of all popular SD, HD and even 4K formats, EDIUS Workgroup 8 is THE most versatile and fastest nonlinear editing software available.

Looking for a non-broadcast, single-user version of EDIUS...

FEATURES

  • Interoperability with GV STRATUS (requires GV STRATUS Connect option)
    • Launch from GV STRATUS settings, or independently
    • Export different formats to different destinations within the GV STRATUS environment
  • K2 Clip/K2 Program import/export (requires K2 Connect option)
    • K2 Clip capture
    • Capture and edit a growing file on K2
    • K2 4K CMF import (beta)
  • Superior 4K workflow, including support for Blackmagic Design’s DeckLink 4K Extreme, Ultra Studio 4K, AJA KONA 3G (preview only) and EDL or AAF import/export with Grass Valley HQX with DaVinci Resolve 11
  • Supports third-party I/O hardware from Blackmagic Design, Matrox and AJA
  • Edit media files with different resolutions — from 24x24 to 4Kx2K 
  • Real-time conversion of frame rates on the same timeline delivers more efficient editing into the hands of editors
  • Fast, flexible user interface, including unlimited video, audio, title and graphics tracks
  • Support for the latest file formats — Sony XVAC (Intra/Long GOP)/XVAC S, Panasonic AVC-Ultra/AVC-Intra 4K 422 (import only) and Canon 1D C M-JPEG/4K MXF
  • Work natively with many different video formats, such as Sony XDCAM, Panasonic P2, Ikegami GF, RED, Canon XF format and EOS movie format
  • Fastest AVCHD editing on the market (up to 3+ streams in real time)
  • Multicam editing of up to 16 different sources simultaneously, with video output support
  • Improved MPEG encoder speed and quality
  • Improved H.264/AVC decoder
  • Accelerated 4K H.264 playback
  • Optimized for fourth-generation Intel Core i architecture
  • New GUI design for faster workflows
  • 64-bit native processing with maximum memory access for streamlined real-time editing
  • Proxy mode workflow for legacy computers helps extend their usability and increase ROI
  • Supports Intel Quick Sync Video for extremely fast export and Blu-ray Disc burning
  • Fast handling of large quantities of still image files (JPG, TGA, DPX and others)
  • OFX support for Magic Bullet and Sapphire plug-ins
  • Ability to save a current project as a template in order to re-use preferred track settings, screen layout, etc.
  • Primary color correction (RGB) LOG file support
  • Primary color correction (RGB) Custom LUT file import
  • Primary color correction (RGB) HLG and PQ gamma support
  • RAW decode (Sony/Canon)
  • Secondary color correction (YUV)
  • Motion tracking
  • High quality slow-motion (optical flow)
  • Draft preview mode
  • Built-in loudness meter
  • Built-in image stabilization
  • Direct to Blu-ray Disc and DVD timeline export
  • Native DNxHD import/export
  • AAF workflow with Avid Media Composer
  • Dolby Digital Professional/Plus import/export
  • EDIUS Workgroup includes a Dolby consumer license as standard, which is applicable to corporate and consumer use of Dolby audio. For use in broadcast applications, the Dolby Professional/Plus license is available as an option for EDIUS Workgroup
  • The K2 Connect option (purchased separately) supports K2 servers and storage, and an improved 4K workflow – the ability to edit growing 4K files and to be able to export 4K CMF files back to the K2 server
  • H.265/HEVC decoding support
  • Support for high resolution displays
  • Loudness auto adjust

SPECIFICATIONS

Minimum System Requirements (standalone)

OS: Windows 7 64-bit (Service Pack 1 or later), Windows 8/8.1/10 64-bit
Note: See Memory section below for physical memory limits of each OS.
CPU: Any Intel Core 2 or Core iX CPU. Intel or AMD single core CPU with a 3 GHz processor speed or faster (multiple CPUs and/r multicore CPUs are recommended). SSSE3 (Supplementary SSE3) instruction set support required.
Memory:

  • 4 GB RAM minimum
  • Requirements for RAM and video memory vary depending on the project format. For SD/HD projects: 4 GB or more RAM recommended. For 4K projects: 8 GB or more RAM recommended

Maximum amount of RAM is based on the physical memory limits of each OS.

  • Windows 10, Enterprise and Pro, 64-bit: 512 GB 
  • Windows 8/8.1, Enterprise and Pro, 64-bit: 512 GB
  • Windows 8/8.1, 64-bit: 128 GB
  • Windows 7, Ultimate, Enterprise, and Professional, 64-bit: 192 GB
  • Windows 7, Home Premium, 64-bit: 16 GB (not recommended for complex 4K projects)
  • Windows 7, Home Basic, 64-bit: 8 GB (not recommended for projects above HD resolution)

 

Project Format RAM Memory Video Memory
Resolution Depth Minimum Recommended Minimum Recommended
SD and below 8-bit 1 GB 2 GB 256 MB 512 MB
10-bit 2 GB 4 GB 512 MB 1 GB
HD 8-bit 4 GB 4 GB 512 MB 1 GB
10-bit 4 GB 4 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Over HD (including 4K) 8-bit 8 GB 16 GB or more 2 GB 2 GB or more
10-bit 8 GB 16 GB or more 2 GB 2 GB or more
Graphics Card
  • Supporting higher resolution than 1024x768 32-bit. Direct3D 9.0c or later and PixelShader Model 3.0 or later is required
  • Requirements for video memory size when using GPUfx will vary depending on the project format. For 10-bit SD projects: 1 GB or more recommended, for HD/4K projects 2 GB or more recommended

Note: Requirements for video memory vary depending on the project format. See Memory section above for details.

 

Hard Disk

6 GB of hard disk space is required for installation
Drive with SATA/7,200 RPM or faster is required for video storage:

  • Available hard drive disc space should be twice the size of the file to be edited
  • RAID-0 is recommended for HD and above resolution editing
Hardware Support

EDIUS 8 supports the following Grass Valley hardware:

  • STORM 3G Elite
  • STORM 3G
  • STORM Pro
  • STORM Mobile
  • HDSPARK Pro
  • HDSPARK
Optical Drive

Blu-ray Disc writer is required when creating Blu-ray Discs
DVD-R/RW or DVD+R/RW drive is required when creating DVDs

Sound Card

Sound card with WDM driver support is required.

Activation

EDIUS Workgroup 8 does require activation on first use, but this can be done offline, from a different PC. Thereafter, unlike EDIUS Pro 8, an Internet connection is no longer required.

Service and Support

90-day limited warranty.

Note: External video decks/cameras may require a USB 2.0 port for connectivity.

ORDERING INFORMATION

EDIUS Workgroup 8 (serial key only) (Model No. 646788)
Options

  • EDIUS Workgroup 8 Upgrade (serial key only) (Model No. 646795) (EDIUS Elite 7 to EDIUS Workgroup 8 upgrade)
  • GV STRATUS Connect for EDIUS Workgroup 8 (serial key only) (Model No. 646832)
  • K2 Connect for EDIUS Workgroup 8 (serial key only) (Model No. 646825)
  • EDIUS 8 XRE Conform Engine Software (requires certified system) (Model No. 607185)
  • Dolby Digital Plus/Professional Option for EDIUS Workgroup 8 (serial key only) (Model No. 646849)

Please contact your authorized Grass Valley channel partner for more details.

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DATASHEETS

EDIUS Workgroup 8: Nonlinear Editing Software Datasheet

EDIUS Workgroup 8 means more formats and more resolutions in real time for the ability to Edit Anything, Anywhere, whether as a standalone user in the field or within network connected production infrastructures.

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