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Media 100 to Debut Version 12.5 at NAB 2008

Highlights of the new release include support for HDV and Multi-Channel Audio

Marlborough, MA – April 9, 2008

Media 100

, a leading provider of advanced editing systems for the corporate, broadcast, postproduction, and new media industries, today announced that Media 100 will unveil version 12.5 at the NAB 2008 exhibition held in Las Vegas NV from April 14 to 17, 2008. The legendary Media 100 user-friendly interface allows editors to easily and quickly assemble packages with stunning picture quality making it one of the fastest editing applications in the world. The breadth and depth of Media 100’s integrated 2D/3D compositing features provides an endless arsenal of professional grade effects tools for creating that unique or realistic look. The new Media 100 version 12.5 release expands on the systems workflow acquisition options and finishing capabilities with support for HDV formats and multi-channel audio input.

Attendees to the NAB 2008 exhibition can see Media 100 version 12.5 on stand SL 8720.

�This is the fifth major release for Media 100 since it was acquired by Boris FX in September 2005. Our customers are more than thrilled with the introduction of new features and fast pace of development in such a short period of time,� comments David Colantuoni, Director of Product Management, Media 100. “And this is just the beginning… we have long-term plans to ensure Media 100 editors can continue put their investment at the core of emerging broadcast workflows and reap the revenue benefits.�

Media 100 Version 12.5 Feature Highlights
•HDV Support; HDV capture through Apple native FireWire; expanding the acquisition and options for Media 100 editors.
•Multi-Channel Audio Input; Users can now input and edit multiple audio tracks

Media 100 Development Milestones

Media 100 version 12.5 is the fifth major feature release since the acquisition of Media 100 by Boris FX in September 2005. Development milestones for the Media 100 product:

M100 Version 11.0 June 2006 – company ports Media 100 software to the industry standard and highly popular AJA video card; moving away from proprietary hardware
M100 Version 11.5 September 2006 – engineering team adds support for FireWire and Panasonic P2; introduces software only version-Media 100 Producer
M100 Version 11.6 March 2007 – ships Intel-based Mac version of the product line
M100 Version 12.0 September 2007 – team adds support for progressive formats and deepens integration of Boris compositing and effects products.
M100 Version 12.5 April 2008 – Media 100 introduces support for HDV, multi-channel audio

Abaltat Muse Promotion

For a limited time, customers who buy Media 100 Suite or a Media 100 Platinum Software Updates agreement receive Abaltat Muse at no additional cost. Abaltat Muse ($495 USD value) enables video editors to quickly create broadcast-quality, royalty-free soundtracks that are automatically cued to the video sequence.

Pricing and Availability

Media 100 12.5 will ship in Q2, 2008. Customers holding valid Media 100 Platinum Software Agreements receive version 12.5 free of charge. Media 100 HD, Media 100 HD Suite, Media 100 HDe, and Media 100 SDe customers can purchase the Media 100 Platinum Software Agreement for $895.00 USD.

Media 100 Producer and Media 100 Producer Suite customers can upgrade to version 12.5 for 295.00 USD.

For more information about Media 100 including company and product imagery, please contact Ryan Wood at

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About Media 100

Media 100, a division of Boris FX, is a leading provider of advanced editing systems for the corporate, broadcast, post production, and new media industries. Featuring the most intuitive and easy-to-learn NLE interface, the company’s product lines include Media 100 HD Suite, HDe, SDe and software only editing solutions; Media 100 Producer and Producer Suite. For more information, visit


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