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Digidesign Announces Pro Tools TDM 6.6 For Mac OS X

Provides capture and playback of Avid video with Avid Mojo (November 01, 2004)

Digidesign is pleased to announce Pro Tools TDM 6.6, providing capture and playback of Avid video with the revolutionary Avid Mojo.

With Pro Tools TDM 6.6 on Mac OS X, Avid Mojo and the DigiTranslator option (all purchased separately), users can:

* Import and play back uncompressed video, DV25 and DVC Pro, 15:1 single-frame JFIF, and even several 24P/25P progressive-scan resolutions
* Output composite, S-video or component video to an NTSC or PAL monitor (optional component I/O cable available from the Avid Web store)
Install Avid Xpress Pro 4.6 on the same host CPU for capture, editing, and layback of video
* View Editors video cuts and clip names in the Pro Tools timeline
* Tab from cut to cut for easy navigation to the head of each scene
* Frame-accurate scene selection with a simple double-click of the video clip

Pro Tools users will be able to purchase Avid Mojo directly from their Digidesign dealer, either by itself or bundled with Avid Xpress Pro 4.6 software for fully automated capture of audio and video, layback to tape or export of digital movies.

In addition to the new Avid Mojo support, users who synchronize Pro Tools|HD systems to external time code will see workflow acceleration through improved record startup times, improved lock-up times, and tighter integration with a variety of controllers, including Soundmaster ION, Colin Broad, Tamura, JSK, and others.

Pro Tools 6.6 is available as a free download for Pro Tools TDM 6.4 owners with Mac OS X-based systems.

For complete Pro Tools software compatibility information, visit

About Digidesign
Digidesign, a division of Avid Technology, Inc., is the worlds leading manufacturer of digital audio production systems, and the winner of the 2001 Technical Grammy® Award and 2003 Academy Award® of Merit (Oscar® statuette) for the design, development and implementation of the Pro Tools digital audio workstation. The company is the exclusive distributor of the Focusrite hardware and software product lines in North and Latin America. Digidesign provides the professional music, film, video, multimedia, and radio broadcast industries with tools for digital recording, MIDI sequencing, editing, signal processing, and surround mixing. Digidesign products are marketed in over forty countries worldwide through a distribution network of value-added dealers, distributors, and OEM relationships. M-Audio®, a leading provider of digital audio and MIDI solutions for electronic musicians and audio professionals, is a business unit of Digidesign.

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