2. EDIUS Pro 9
  3. Function list

Function list

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– EDIUS Workgroup 9 is shown as “WG 9,” EDIUS Pro 9 as “Pro 9” and EDIUS Pro 8 as “Pro 8.”
– OP : Option product

Input WG 9 Pro 9 Pro 8

Importing from ordinary cameras, including video cameras and digital single-lens cameras

– Import of native files, including AVCHD format digital video cameras, various compact digital cameras, drones and smartphones (MP4) supported

– Import of AVCHD Ver. 2.0 (1080/60p, 1080/50p, 3D image MVC) supported

– AVCHD format 4GB split files also supported

– Import of native files for EOS movies (ALL-I (I-only) and IPB), D movies and other movies captured with digital single-lens cameras (including AVC/H.264 and AVCHD) supported

Import from cameras that support 4K and 2.5K

– Input of XAVC/XAVC S, AVC-ULTRA, XF-AVC, 4K Motion JPEG (EOS-1D C), 4K MP4/MOV (LUMIX GH4), R3D (cameras made by RED), Cinema DNG (cameras made by Blackmagic Design/AJA Video Systems) file formats supported

– Referencing the large amounts of metadata added with R3D (cameras made by RED) is also possible

* RAW file development is not supported

* In EDIUS 8, Cinema DNG import requires installation of a separate codec

* In EDIUS 9, DPX clips that are 8-bit or higher can be handled with 10-bit YUYV

* In EDIUS 9, High-speed decoding of RED source by using GPU supported

Import of professional camera formats (MXF)

– Import of XDCAM HD/HD422, XDCAM EX, P2 (AVC-Ultra, AVC-Intra50/100, DVCPRO HD), XF and other professional file formats supported

– Direct access and native editing possible with MXF format files, which have complex file structures

Cinema RAW source browser and decoding supported

– Importing and decoding from Cinema RAW source browsers is supported and metadata can also be referenced

Cinema RAW Light source browser and decoding supported ×

– Importing and decoding from Cinema RAW Light source browsers is supported and metadata can also be referenced

Sony RAW/Sony X-OCN source browser and decoding supported

– Importing and decoding from Sony RAW/Sony X-OCN source browsers is supported and metadata can also be referenced

H.265 (HEVC) decoding

– H.265 (HEVC) decoding supported

H.265 (HEVC) high speed decoding ×

– H.265 (HEVC) high speed decoding supported using Intel Quick Sync Video

Canon XF-HEVC (H.265) decoding ×

– Canon “XF-HEVC (H.265) decoding support

Import from 3D (stereoscopic) cameras

– Native input of MVC (Multiview Video Coding), which is a 3D image video profile, is supported

– Pairing of separate left and right images taken using a rig, for example, is also supported

Importing of still images, including photographs and illustrations

– Importing of high-resolution photographs and Photoshop format (PSD) files possible

Importing consecutive still image files

– Consecutive still image files in JPEG, TARGA, TIFF and other formats can be imported as a single sequence

– This is useful for composite work with files created in CG software (alpha channels supported) and creation of time lapse images

Import of audio materials

– In addition to MP3 and WAV data, importing directly from music CDs is also supported

Final Cut Pro XML importing

– Apple Final Cut XML format is supported


– Capture from digitally recorded tape, including from DV and HDV cameras, is supported

* Separate hardware made by our company, for example, is necessary to capture VHS and other analog tape

– Batch capture function that specifies timecode for a range of multiple tape sources and captures them together

– Automatic file splitting capture function that can split and capture files when timecode, pixel ratio, sample rate or recording date and time changes

Source browser

– Materials from tapeless-media video cameras, USB hard disks and other external storage can be automatically identified and managed centrally

– Direct access of materials from AVCHD and other video cameras that have complex file structures is possible

– Photographs and videos from SLR cameras and compact digital cameras, for example, can be automatically distinguished and managed separately

– Necessary materials can be selected for transfer and copy in the background to the desired folders

– Materials can be loaded into the player and played directly

– Materials can be dragged and dropped into timelines and edited as is

* Some formats are not supported

Automatically adding clips using EDIUS Watch Tool × ×

– EDIUS Watch Tool is included

– When a file is added to a designated folder, the next time EDIUS is launched, it can automatically add the clip to the [Watch folder] in the bin

Avid DNxHD codec supported OP OP

– DNxHD and DNxHR import supported

* EDIUS Pro requires a separate option

Import of Dolby Digital Professional and Dolby Digital Plus formats supported OP × ×

– Dolby Digital Professional and Dolby Digital Plus formats can be imported

* Separate option is required

Settings WG 9 Pro 9 Pro 8

4K, 10-bit support

– 4K (4096×2160/3840×2160) resolution, 10-bit depth editing

High-definition support

– Full HD (1920×1080) to SD (720×480, etc.) resolution editing

1080/60P support

– Various frame rates (60p, 60i, 30p and 24p) supported

Color space selection using project settings ×

– By setting color spaces in project units, mixed editing of SDR and HDR is possible

Color space preset customization ×

– Use/Not use, Duplicate, Change name, Change order, Preset list import/export etc.

Selection of rendering format during editing work ×

– Options include Grass Valley HQ/HQX, uncompressed (RGB) AVI and AVC-Intra MXF


– Timeline TC can be set as desired

User profiles ×

– Support for user privilege settings (administrators and restricted users)

– Software settings (layouts and shortcut customizations) can be saved per user

– Profiles can be transferred (customization data can be transferred to multiple computers)

– Synchronization with Windows login user possible

FTP uploading and downloading × ×

– Files can be uploaded to and downloaded from FTP servers

Timecode display for 60p/50p ×

– Timecode for 60p/50p can be displayed on Player, Recorder, and time scale of timeline.

– Files can also be exported with display of the timecode for 60p/50p.

Editing WG 9 Pro 9 Pro 8

HDR editing

– Support for editing in HDR color space

Real-time mixed editing of multiple formats

– Mixed editing of both HD and SD files with different resolutions, formats and frame rates is possible

– With a unique engine optimized for multi-core CPUs, powerful real time editing of native files is possible

Intel Quick Sync Video hardware decoding

– High-speed playback of 8-bit 4:2:0 H.264 and 8-bit/10-bit 4:2:0 H.265 materials using Intel Quick Sync Video

Refined user interface

– With a design based in ergonomics, even new users and users who are not comfortable with computers can operate it intuitively

– The interface has excellent visual clarity and the dark color theme reduces fatigue during long editing jobs

Multicam editing

– Images with different formats can be used as sources

– Up to 16 source images (number of cameras) supported

– Assemble sequences automatically based on the timecodes, recording times and In and Out points of materials

– Cutting and replacement while maintaining time synchronization is possible using keyboard number keys and mouse gestures

– Separate display on source and master screens possible

– Function for playback around the closest cut point from the timeline cursor point

Stereoscopic (3D) editing

– Native editing of S3D clips (MVC, etc.)

– Conversion of separate left and right images to S3D clips

– 10 types of S3D display modes included (top-and-bottom, anaglyph, and side-by-side, etc.)

– Stereoscopic adjustment effects for adjusting S3D images are included, and parallax adjustment and trimming of left and right images, for example, are possible

– S3D format output (separate L/R output, side-by-side, top-and-bottom, and line interleaved, etc.)

– Automatic adjustment of shifts and other issues that occur when a camera rig, for example, is used

– Editing is possible while using stereoscopic (S3D) on a PC monitor that can show 3D

Various editing modes

<Trim mode>

– Editing possible with functions that include ripple trim, slide trim, split trim and rolling trim

– Trim window and dedicated trim buttons

– Buttons available for playback around the cut point that will be used for trimming and for moving to earlier and later cut points, for example

<Ripple mode>

– ON/OFF during execution of clip trimming, deletion, insertion and speed change

<Rubber band>

– Control of opacity by key frame, volume and audio panning

– Volume adjustment for two set rubber points


– 3-point and 4-point editing

– Insert and overwrite modes

Proxy editing

– High-resolution image data can be converted to low-resolution proxy data, enabling field editing

– The results of proxy editing projects are automatically reflected in the main editing project

– No complicated updating work is needed because of different additions and changes made to the materials used in the proxy and main editing projects

– Native support for tapeless media proxy data

– Proxy data can be created in the background

– Proxy file sizes can be set with system settings

Preroll editing

– Linear-like editing mode realizes operation that feels like a linear editing controller

– Before placing clips in sequences, cut changes can be previewed and open editing is possible

Title insertion mode × ×

– Place specified clips in order while playing the timeline in this linear-like editing mode

Editing while recording × ×

– While capturing materials in AVI, MXF and other formats, captured data can be imported and edited on other EDIUS clients on the same network

Multiple sequences in projects

– Multiple sequences can be created in a single project

Nested sequences

– Sequences, which are collections of clips on a timeline, can be placed inside other sequences and edited like single clips

– Effects can be applied to sequences

Draft previews × ×

– By reducing resolutions and bit depths during previews, real-time playback performance is improved

Playback image quality settings for RED files

– The image quality used during playback of RED format materials can be set in system settings

Full-screen previews

– Preview screens can be shown full-screen on computers and other monitors

– Double-click to switch between regular and full-screen previews

Preview window rotation

– This is ideal for previewing digital signage and other vertical contents

Zebra preview

– Zebra preview of parts that exceed upper and lower brightness level limits enable immediate checking of overexposure and underexposure

– Upper and lower brightness level limits can be set for zebra previews

– Zebra preview color can be set to white, red, blue or yellow

Monitor control × ×

– Monitor color mode can be linked in project color space settings

* Only monitors connected by USB to computers with EDIUS installed can be controlled

* Which monitors can be controlled can be checked in the system settings with the [Monitor Control] setting [Monitor] item

Time remapping

– Playback speed can be changed variably within a single clip

High-quality slow-motion

– Conversion to high-quality slow motion with smooth movement is possible

High-quality slow-motion Advanced matching mode ×

– Use [Advanced Matching] that analyzes detailed matching between images to recognize more detailed characteristics, which will separate the foreground and background sharply

Vector scopes and waveforms

– Display response follows in real-time

– Zooming possible with left/right mouse clicks

Videoscopes ×

– HDR editing supported (“nits” display supported)

– Vector scope, waveform (YCbCr parade and RGB parade supported) and histogram display

– Display response follows in real-time

Primary color correction

– Conduct color grading and adjust brightness and color on clips taken in log format

– LUT file (*.cube) importing supported

– Color space lists can be customized

Marker function

– Sequence markers can be set as timeline guideposts

– Set markers can be shown as a list in the marker palette

– Sequence markers can be assigned as chapters when creating Blu-ray/DVD

– Comments can be input for markers

– Jumping to the desired marker point is possible from the marker palette

– Marker lists can be imported and exported in CSV format

Closed Caption view (CEA-708/CEA-608) ×

– MXF/CMF/GXF ancillary data

– CEA-708 (Service 1 to 6 support)

– CEA-608 (CC1 and CC3 support)

Audio WG 9 Pro 9 Pro 8

Audio monitoring mode × ×

– With a separate setting from the audio output set with the channel map, clips on a recorder can be played back

Loudness meter × ×

– Measure the loudness of sounds based on the ITU-R BS.1770-2 and EBU R128 loudness standards

– Loudness can be measured for an entire sequence, between In and Out points on a timeline, and for individual clips

– Normalization according to loudness measurements and set levels is possible at the same time as project file output

Audio mixer

– Level and panning operations are possible for each clip in the audio mixer

– Peak and YU meter display can be switched

– Real-time key frame writing during playback is possible (latch/touch/write)

Audio channel mapping

– Audio channel output destinations can be assigned and set freely

Audio bitstream pass-through × ×

– Audio pass-through can be set in audio channel mapping


– Normalization function can unify the volume levels of multiple clips

Audio waveform generation

– Separate left and right waveforms shown for stereo audio files

– Log/linear switching possible

– Background generation possible


– Post recording functions

Effects WG 9 Pro 9 Pro 8

Video filters

– Over 40 video filters, including extensive color correction, available

– 3-Way color correction supports automatic adjustment of white balance using a color picker, and can adjust only within set ranges for hue, saturation and brightness

– Key frame control supported

– Before and after comparisons (and comparisons with other materials) possible during adjustment (not including monotone)


– Over 150 types of transitions that support SMPTE pattern numbers

– 27 types of transitions that support 2D, 3D, and alpha, for example

Audio effects

– Graphic and parametric equalizers, high and low pass filters, delay, tone control, pan pots and balance, etc.

Quick titler

– Titler that launches quickly and can create title characters and shapes immediately

– Character spacing and font settings can be set per character and line spacing can be set per line

– Support for both horizontal and vertical text

– Real-time creation of rolls and crawls like the end credits of movies possible

– Continuous straight line and triangular drawing functions

– Various templates for character and shape styles

– Edges, shadows, embossing, blurring and other settings and textures can also be applied

– When using textures for fills and edges, soft edges, transparency and embossing settings (fills) are possible

– Styles can be customized and saved as presets

– Layout bar can determine position with one click

– Safe area and grid display

– Automatic generation of separate file names

Alpha channels

– Alpha channels can be retained and output even when sequences are nested

– CG materials that have alpha data (QuickTime and TGA serial numbers, for example) and logo data (PNG and PSD formats, for example) supported

– Grass Valley HQ/Grass Valley HQX with alpha data supported

Mask filters

– Clipping and combining free shapes drawn with Bezier curves possible

– Support for multiple mask creation

– Different filters can be applied to the insides and outsides of masks

– Creation of key frames from extent of effect application

– Linking of layouter and key frame control possible

– Support for motion tracking that applies video filter effects by automatically following the part designated as the photographic subject

Track matte keyer

– Fills and keys can be combined on the timeline, making tedious CG compositing and other tasks efficient

– Alpha or luminance can be selected for key processing, and key reversal is also possible

– Compositing possible using black-and-white videos and images for key designation

Combined filters

– 5 filters can be used at once, and detailed settings can be made for each

After Effects plug-in bridge

– After Effects plug-in bridge is officially supported, and advanced plug-ins can also be used

* Use of all plug-ins is not guaranteed

VST plug-in bridge

– The VST standard for audio plug-ins is supported

* Use of all plug-ins is not guaranteed


– GPUfx transitions allow detailed customization and can utilize graphic card performance to the maximum extent

– 19 types with over 1300 presets

– Calculate using YUV without RGB conversion

Chromakey and luminancekey

– Chromakey makes specified colors transparent, revealing images underneath

– Luminancekey makes specified brightness transparent, revealing images underneath

Compositing (addition, multiplication, etc.)

– 16 types of key compositing functions include additive, multiplicative and screen compositing

Shake stabilizer (blur correction)

– Blurred images that result from handheld photography, for example, can be rapidly analyzed and up-and-down and side-to-side movement, zooming in and out, and rotation can be compensated for

– Dynamic distortion that occurs with rolling shutters of CMOS cameras can be compensated for

Gaussian blurring

– Realize quality that exceeds conventional blurring

– Horizontal and vertical strengths can be set separately, and key frame settings are also supported

Effect customization

– Filter combinations and settings can be customized, and effects that are created can be saved as presets

– Importing and exporting possible

– Multiple system presets also available

Output WG 9 Pro 9 Pro 8

Output in Windows Media, QuickTime and other common formats

– A wide range of output presets are ready for Internet video and writing to a variety of devices (iPhone, PSP, etc.) and types of media

– High-speed MPEG/HDV encoding that supports multiple CPUs and cores

– MPEG segment encoding supported

– Upconversion, downconversion and conversion to specified resolutions

– 16:9/4:3 conversion and aspect ratio conversion

– Frame rate conversion (including 24P pulldown), field order conversion

– High-speed encoding of Blu-ray/H.264 using Intel Quick Sync Video

– High-speed encoding of H.265/HEVC (MP4) using Intel Quick Sync Video

Output in Dolby Digital Professional and Dolby Digital Plus formats OP × ×

– Dolby Digital Professional and Dolby Digital Plus formats can be output

* Separate option is required

High-speed, high-resolution output of XAVC formats including 4K

– Outstanding high-speed, high-resolution encoding functions through encoding technologies that include an original engine

XAVC/MP4 clip exporting with HDR metadata ×

– Files with HDR metadata for broadcast use and web uploading can be output

Generic MXF file exporting × ×

– Export of formats that can be used in professional work is supported

Blu-ray/DVD output (authoring)

– High-resolution Blu-ray (up to about 40 Mbps) can be created

– Support for motion menu creation (backgrounds and thumbnails)

– Over 200 menu templates, including support for HD resolutions

– Chapter division function that uses first play and markers

– Support for disc image output, specification of number of discs to write, simultaneous writing with multiple drives, and inclusion of timecode and recording date/time (burning)

– Blu-ray/DVD can be created regardless of project format

Intel Quick Sync Video hardware encoding (Blu-ray/H.264)

– Support for Intel Quick Sync Video, which is incorporated in Intel Core processors and is a revolutionary hardware accelerator that speeds up video decoding and encoding

– Output of Blu-ray format, AVCHD, H.264, and H.264/AVC (mp4) files is dramatically accelerated

Intel Quick Sync Video hardware encoding (H.265/HEVC(MP4)) ×

– Support for Intel Quick Sync Video, which is incorporated in Intel Core processors and is a revolutionary hardware accelerator that speeds up video encoding

– Output of “4:2:0 8-bit/4:2:0 10-bit H.265(mp4)” files is dramatically accelerated

* 4:2:0/10-bit encoding requires a 7th generation or later CPU


– A wide range of output presets are ready for Internet video and writing to a variety of devices (iPhone, PSP, etc.) and types of media

– High-speed MPEG/HDV encoding that supports multiple CPUs and cores

– MPEG segment encoding supported

– Upconversion, downconversion and conversion to specified resolutions

– 16:9/4:3 conversion and aspect ratio conversion

– Frame rate conversion (including 24P pulldown), field order conversion

Batch exporting

– This function can export multiple ranges designated on a timeline to formats specified for each at the same time

Tape output

– Tape output is possible with a DV or HDV camera connected

Video-out Conversion × ×

– 4K to HD down convert preview using preview Hardware Device

Other features WG 9 Pro 9 Pro 8

Mync (content management application)

– This application is for overall management of various types of content saved on computers and external storage and improves the video editing workflow

Comprehensive range of functions include smart searches, tag management, loading history and uploading

– Movie creation and file output from storyboards

– HDR support for previews, storyboards and exporting

– Native support for videos and still images from digital cameras, including SLR cameras, smartphones and wearable cameras, as well as XDCAM, P2 and XAVC camera codecs used in professional cameras

– Integration with EDIUS

Quick start up

– Software quick startup function enables editing work to begin without delay


– OpenFX is an open standard for visual effects plug-ins, and the OFX Bridge is a software gasket that enable plug-ins that adhere to this standard to work with EDIUS

– This OFX Bridge includes the free version of Titler Pro 5 for EDIUS 9

* Describe details to “News” in My Page of eID Web

Titler Pro 5 for EDIUS 9 ×

– All EDIUS Pro 9 users are eligible for a free download of NewBlue’s “Titler Pro 5 for EDIUS”

* Please see “News” in eID “My page”


– When a serial number is first authenticated, it is linked to an eID, making license security even stronger and assuring the uniqueness of each license

– View information about your serial numbers and download products on the eID Web membership site that you can log into using an eID

* eID registration is optional for EDIUS Workgroup

Simultaneous installation of EDIUS 9 and EDIUS 8

– Both EDIUS 9 and EDIUS 8 versions can be used on a single computer

* EDIUS 8 needs to be updated to Version 8.53.2808 to do this

Operation off-line × ×

– Operation is possible when off-line

* EDIUS Pro requires periodic Internet connection

Support for titlers made by other companies

– The latest information is posted on the plug-in page in EDIUSWORLD.COM

64-bit native OS support

– Windows 7 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Windows 10 64-bit operating systems supported natively

Automatic update notification function ×

– If EDIUS is launched when connected to a network, automatic notification will be delivered if an update has been made available

K2 connection (SAN) OP × ×
K2 connection (FTP) OP × ×

Supported devices WG 9 Pro 9 Pro 8

STORM Mobile

– https://www.grassvalley.com/products/storm_mobile/

STORM 3G Elite
Third-party I/O hardware support