“Avid is well-known for its chops as a maker of professional video editing suites, but on Thursday it grabbed some notice in consumer circles with a new offering for Apple’s iPad 2,” John P. Mello Jr. reports for MacNewsWorld.
“Avid Studio, available from Apple’s App Store for a limited time at US$4.99, brings a solid set of video editing tools to the iPad,” Mello Jr. reports. “While Avid’s iPad app is powerful, it doesn’t have the muscle of Avid’s desktop app.”
Mello Jr. reports, “The iPad 2 doesn’t have a native video editor, but there is a version of iMovie [US$4.99] for it. That means Avid will be competing with Apple’s app on the slate, which may not be a problem for some iPad users, especially those who yearn to work in the old Storyboard/Timeline interface that was an integral part of older versions of iMovie.”
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