The Digital Media Lab (DML) on Level 1 of The Edge includes a suite of workstations with a range of professional and free and open source software (FOSS) for graphic design, audio and video editing, web and app development, game design, animation and programming. There are now 3 different kinds of computer in the lab speced for different types of work:

1. DML general workstations - HP EliteDesk 800

Graphic Design and Image Editing

  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Lightroom

Audio Tools

  • ProTools
  • Ableton Live
  • Adobe Audition
  • Audacity

Web & App Development

  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Edge Animate
  • Adobe Muse
  • Adobe Scout
  • Eclipse
  • Python
  • Scratch

Film and Animation

  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Flash and Player
  • Adobe Prelude

3D Modelling

  • Fusion 360 (Autodesk) only available in the Fabrication Lab, Level 0
  • FreeCAD
  • Blender

2. Specialist Apple Workstation - 27inch 3.7GHz 4 Core iMac

The Edge’s updated Apple Workstation is a specialist computer to provide users with continued access to the Mac-only capabilities that were available in the previous iterations of the Digital Media Lab. Applications available on this Apple Workstation include:

  • Logic Pro X
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • Motion 5
  • Compress 5
  • Mainstage 5

3. Specialist Production Workstation - HP Z8 G4 Workstation

The new Production Workstation in The Edge Digital Media Lab at State Library is a high-end platform suitable for heavy duty rendering and GPU intensive work. The Production Workstation can be used for

  • 8K Video editing
  • VR authoring
  • Data Visualisations
  • Deep (machine) Learning
  • facilities/digital_media_lab/start.txt
  • Last modified: 2019/08/19 15:04
  • by Andrei Maberley