The Forum Multimedia Room

Multimedia Room

You can use the workstations in this room to View, Dub and Edit from various different input devices such as:

  • Blu-ray Player
  • DVD/VHS Player
  • HDV/DV Player

Software available

The Multimedia PC’s have Adobe Production Premium Creative Suite 5.5 installed on them.  The applications available include:

  • Adobe Premiere Pro - a real-time, timeline-based video editing software application.  Premiere Pro now supports more video formats including AVC-HD, DVCAM, HDV and many more.  The system is driven by Matrox MXO2 video support hardware.
  • Adobe Photoshop - a raster-graphics editor (with significant vector graphics functionality). Photoshop CS5.5 now has extended tools for 3D design and motion editing.
  • Adobe After Effects - a digital motion graphics and compositing software application. It can be used in film and video post-production.
  • Adobe Flash Professional - the industry-leading multimedia authoring program used to create web applications, games, movies, and content for mobile phones and other embedded devices. It features support for vector and raster graphics and bi-directional streaming of audio and video.
  • Adobe Audition - a digital audio editor that provides a wide range of audio production tasks efficiently, including recording, mixing and sound restoration.
  • Adobe Illustrator - a vector graphics editor, which incorporates sophisticated precision drawing functions, expressive natural brushes and many more time-saving illustration tools.

For more information about the software please visit the Adobe Premiere Pro website.

Advice for using the multimedia stations

A basic “Multimedia room getting started guide” shows the equipment and how to start using it for basic tasks.

For more details including help and tutorials please visit the Adobe Premiere Pro website.



For best results, use the SCRATCH DISK Y: to capture, edit and save your work but then, to avoid losing your work, copy all files to an external hard drive at the end of each of your sessions.

All work saved on the local computer SCRATCH DISK Y: is cleared after 7 days and cannot be recovered.



The videos below introduce Viewing, Dubbing and Editing.

For more information see the “Multimedia room getting started guide” and the Adobe Premiere Pro website.

Please contact IT for general information and to report faults with the equipment.