Drastic Products in the Avid Ecosystem

01avidinterplaylogoDrastic integrates into an Avid ecosystem seamlessly, providing input/output, transcoding and other useful advantages. Save time and maximize your efficiency by using the tools you prefer in conjunction with your Avid, and implementing the workflow best suited to your particular environment.

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Drastic Products offer an easy way to get files into and out of your Avid. Import or capture directly to Avid file types. Export or transcode Avid files to the type you need. Preview your files, or output to hardware, with support for closed captions. Use other editing applications to handle your Avid files.

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MediaReactor AMA Importer

The MediaReactor AMA Importer can import camera formats like Raw, DNG, cDNG, RMF and CINE. Furthermore, it imports common production formats including DPX (compressed and YCbCr), a wide variety of MXF, GXF, LXF and MTS, and 64 bit direct MOV, AVI, *XF files, in Windows and OS-X.

MediaReactor AMA Exporter

The MediaReactor AMA Exporter provides easy export to a wide range of industry standard file types. Closed Caption output support will be added in a future release. Both Windows and OS-X are supported.

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ccConvert allows you to input SCC, MCC, AAF and embedded media closed captions. For output, the user can export to MCC and AAF, and upconvert from 608 to 708. We include VerifyCC, which checks and verifies header information, time code validity, preface, size, count and count matching, checksum, valid 708, valid 608 and many more aspects of your closed captions. Available for Windows and OS-X.

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MediaNXS and dTouch Interface

Both our MediaNXS and dTouch interfaces provide direct OP-Atom capture to Avid MediaFiles, as well as capture to most other standard formats. Also you can preview/output MXF OP-Atom, OP1a and MOV DNxHD with wide codec support for playback. Built-in VTR control and optional VTR/DDR emulation round out the feature set of these intuitive yet powerful interfaces.

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DrasticPreview Pro is a media player with hardware output, with support for native OP-Atom (all codecs), and OP1a DNxHD, as well as a host of other industry standard file formats. DrasticPreview Pro decodes closed captions including AAF, and offers an export check (AS-11, AS-02, P2 etc.) It is a perfect solution for low res/high res visual comparison. Available in Windows and OS-X.

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Net-X-Code, developed in conjunction with ESPN, provides RTP/RTSP/UDP capture, and direct TS, MXF, MOV and MP4 writing. Also Net-X-Code provides MTS -> MXF/MOV/MP4 rewrapping. RTIndex edit while capture support is included. Net-X-Code is offered as a multi-server, enterprise application suite for Windows, OS-X and Linux.

Assimilate, Nucoda, Premiere, Final Cut Pro

While working in 3rd party editing platforms such as Assimilate Scratch, Nucoda, Premiere and Final Cut Pro, we can provide direct read of Avid OP-Atom and Avid OP1a (all codecs), and offer legacy OMFi read support. Our tools let you export directly to OP-Atom in Avid MediaFiles, and directly read and write AAF ANC data. Available for Windows and OS-X