EDIUS Workgroup 8



EDIUS Pro 8 users can upgrade to EDIUS Workgroup 8 for $500/€500 (the difference in cost). Contact your local EDIUS reseller for more details.
EDIUS Workgroup 8 means more formats and more resolutions in real time for the ability to Edit Anything, Anywhere, whether as a standalone user in the field or within network connected production infrastructures. EDIUS Workgroup 8 is the perfect finishing tool for broadcast news, news magazine content and studio programs, as well as organizational, documentary and 4K theatrical productions. With more creative options and real-time, no-render editing of all popular SD, HD and even 4K formats, EDIUS Workgroup 8 is THE most versatile and fastest nonlinear editing software available. 


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Interoperability with GV STRATUS (requires GV STRATUS Connect option)
Launch from GV STRATUS settings, or independently
Export different formats to different destinations within the GV STRATUS environment
K2 Clip/K2 Program import/export (requires K2 Connect option)
K2 Clip capture
Capture and edit a growing file on K2
K2 4K CMF import (beta)
Superior 4K workflow, including support for Blackmagic Design’s DeckLink 4K Extreme, Ultra Studio 4K, AJA KONA 3G (preview only) and EDL or AAF import/export with Grass Valley HQX with DaVinci Resolve 11
Supports third-party I/O hardware from Blackmagic Design, Matrox and AJA
Edit media files with different resolutions — from 24x24 to 4Kx2K
Real-time conversion of frame rates on the same timeline delivers more efficient editing into the hands of editors
Fast, flexible user interface, including unlimited video, audio, title and graphics tracks
Support for the latest file formats — Sony XVAC (Intra/Long GOP)/XVAC S, Panasonic AVC-Ultra/AVC-Intra 4K 422 (import only) and Canon 1D C M-JPEG/4K MXF
Work natively with many different video formats, such as Sony XDCAM, Panasonic P2, Ikegami GF, RED, Canon XF format and EOS movie format
Fastest AVCHD editing on the market (up to 3+ streams in real time)
Multicam editing of up to 16 different sources simultaneously, with video output support
Improved MPEG encoder speed and quality
Improved H.264/AVC decoder
Accelerated 4K H.264 playback
Optimized for fourth-generation Intel Core i architecture
New GUI design for faster workflows
64-bit native processing with maximum memory access for streamlined real-time editing
Proxy mode workflow for legacy computers helps extend their usability and increase ROI
Supports Intel Quick Sync Video for extremely fast export and Blu-ray Disc burning
Fast handling of large quantities of still image files (JPG, TGA, DPX and others)
OFX support for Magic Bullet and Sapphire plug-ins
Ability to save a current project as a template in order to re-use preferred track settings, screen layout, etc.
Primary color correction (RGB) LOG (Sony/Canon/Panasonic)
RAW decode (Sony/Canon)
Secondary color correction (YUV)
Motion tracking
Draft preview mode
Built-in loudness meter
Built-in image stabilization
Direct to Blu-ray Disc and DVD timeline export
Native DNxHD import/export
AAF workflow with Avid Media Composer
Dolby Digital Professional/Plus import/export
EDIUS Workgroup includes a Dolby consumer license as standard, which is applicable to corporate and consumer use of Dolby audio. For use in broadcast applications, the Dolby Professional/Plus license is available as an option for EDIUS Workgroup
The K2 Connect option (purchased separately) supports K2 servers and storage, and an improved 4K workflow – the ability to edit growing 4K files and to be able to export 4K CMF files back to the K2 server
Minimum System Requirements (standalone):
(Updated for software version 8.1)
OS: Windows 7 64-bit (Service Pack 1 or later), Windows 8/8.1/10 64-bit
Note: See Memory section below for physical memory limits of each OS.
CPU: Any Intel Core 2 or Core iX CPU. Intel or AMD single core CPU with a 3 GHz processor speed or faster (multiple CPUs and/or multicore CPUs are recommended). SSSE3 (Supplementary SSE3) instruction set support required.
Memory:

4 GB RAM minimum
Requirements for RAM and video memory vary depending on the project format. For SD/HD projects: 4 GB or more RAM recommended. For 4K projects: 8 GB or more RAM recommended
Maximum amount of RAM is based on the physical memory limits of each OS.

Windows 10, Enterprise and Pro, 64-bit: 512 GB
Windows 8/8.1, Enterprise and Pro, 64-bit: 512 GB
Windows 8/8.1, 64-bit: 128 GB
Windows 7, Ultimate, Enterprise, and Professional, 64-bit: 192 GB
Windows 7, Home Premium, 64-bit: 16 GB (not recommended for complex 4K projects)
Windows 7, Home Basic, 64-bit: 8 GB (not recommended for projects above HD resolution)


Project Format RAM Memory Video Memory
Resolution Depth Minimum Recommended Minimum Recommended
SD and below 8-bit 1 GB 2 GB 256 MB 512 MB
10-bit 2 GB 4 GB 512 MB 1 GB
HD 8-bit 4 GB 4 GB 512 MB 1 GB
10-bit 4 GB 4 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Over HD (including 4K) 8-bit 8 GB 16 GB or more 2 GB 2 GB or more
10-bit 8 GB 16 GB or more 2 GB 2 GB or more


Graphics Card

Supporting higher resolution than 1024x768 32-bit. Direct3D 9.0c or later and PixelShader Model 3.0 or later is required
Requirements for video memory size when using GPUfx will vary depending on the project format. For 10-bit SD projects: 1 GB or more recommended, for HD/4K projects 2 GB or more recommended
Note: Requirements for video memory vary depending on the project format. See Memory section above for details.
Hard Disk
6 GB of hard disk space is required for installation
Drive with SATA/7,200 RPM or faster is required for video storage:

Available hard drive disc space should be twice the size of the file to be edited
RAID-0 is recommended for HD and above resolution editing
Hardware Support
EDIUS 8 supports the following Grass Valley hardware:

STORM 3G Elite
STORM 3G
STORM Pro
STORM Mobile
HDSPARK Pro
HDSPARK
Optical Drive
Blu-ray Disc writer is required when creating Blu-ray Discs
DVD-R/RW or DVD+R/RW drive is required when creating DVDs
Sound Card
Sound card with WDM driver support is required.
Activation
EDIUS Workgroup 8 does require activation on first use, but this can be done offline, from a different PC. Thereafter, unlike EDIUS Pro 8, an Internet connection is no longer required.
Service and Support
90-day limited warranty.
Note: External video decks/cameras may require a USB 2.0 port for connectivity.

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