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Matrox Releases Support for Avid Media Composer 6.5 Across Entire Line of I/O and H.264 Encoding Products

MONTREAL – November 21, 2012 — Video Products Group today announced the immediate availability of a unified driver on the PC that provides support for the latest software releases for the Avid Media Composer family of products and Adobe CS6 Production Premium on the Matrox MXO2™ and Matrox MXO2 MAX families of I/O devices, and the Matrox Mojito™ MAX I/O card. Key features of the release include support for audio punch-in using Avid editing applications as well as support for recording voice-overs using Adobe Premiere Pro. Preliminary (beta) support for the new Windows 8 (64-bit) operating system is also included.

“The release of this new Matrox driver underscores our commitment to providing the support our users need to get the most from their creative tools,” said Wayne Andrews, product manager at Matrox. “Our customers can now seamlessly choose the right application for each video production task from the full line of Avid and Adobe offerings.”

Availability

Matrox products are available through a worldwide network of authorized dealers. The new PC software release version 7.1 is available now to registered users as a free download from the Matrox website. A unified driver for Mac users (version 3.3) will be available in January 2013 and provide for support for Apple FCP x and Compressor in addition to the Avid and Adobe applications.

About Matrox

Matrox Video Products Group is a technology and market leader in the field of HD and SD digital video hardware and software for accelerated H.264 encoding, realtime editing, audio/video input/output, streaming, A/V signal conversion, capture/playout servers, channel-in-a box systems, and CGs. Matrox's Emmy award-winning technology powers a full range of multi-screen content creation and delivery platforms used by broadcasters, telcos, cable operators, post-production facilities, videographers, and A/V professionals worldwide. Founded in 1976, Matrox is a privately held company headquartered in Montreal, Canada. For more information visit www.matrox.com/video.