Avid Media Composer Video Editing Software - Perpetual License NEW (Download)
Media Composer Perpetual License gets you a full license to Media Composer, and includes 1-Year Software Updates + Support Plan, which provides access to all new releases and Standard support for one year, renewable annually for $299/year. If you don’t renew your plan before it expires, you can continue using Media Composer at the last version available before your plan expired.
Avid Media Composer is the most proven and trusted video editing software in the media and entertainment industry, trusted by professional editors in every segment of movie making, television, broadcast, and streaming video. Designed to handle high volumes of mixed media, Media Composer accelerates high-res, HDR, and HD editing while eliminating time consuming media management tasks. With tons of great new features experience the thrill of inspired storytelling with tools that empower you to create the best story possible.
Media Composer Key Features
- Accelerate your storytelling with ultraaccurate ACE-certified editing tools, open workflows, background rendering, and 64-bit performance
- Directly access and edit RED, ARRI, QuickTime, ProRes, Sony, Panasonic, and other file-based formats
- Work natively with 2K, 4K, Ultra HD, HDR, and custom raster high-res and HD sources
- Capture, monitor, and output HD and high-res media with Avid Artist interfaces or third-party cards and devices
- Preview clips quickly with the Source Browser
- Mix and match formats, frame rates, and more in real time—no rendering
- Experience high-performance high-res and HD editing—in mastering picture quality—with Avid DNxHR® and DNxHD®
- Speed up editing and color correction with Artist Series control surface support
- Never lose assets with the industry’s most reliable media management, which can automate complex tasks in the background
- Work on stereoscopic 3D projects with a comprehensive set of tools
- Create 5.1/7.1 surround mixes—with up to 64 audio tracks—in Media Composer or import from Pro Tools®
- Get the look, effects, and quality you want with powerful production tools
- Version, transfer, and archive finished sequences easily with AS-02/AS-11
- Work on a Mac or PC
Deliver your best stories
There’s a reason why more professional moviemakers and television editors use Media Composer than any other video editing solution—it gives you the editing and finishing speed you need to complete projects faster. From its ACE-certified tools and unique timesaving workflows, to the most reliable media management in the biz, Media Composer empowers creative storytelling like no other.
SD and HD. 2K through 8K and beyond. Even stereoscopic 3D and HDR. No matter what media you’ve got, Media Composer welcomes the widest range of file/camera formats, codecs, and resolutions, so you can acquire and turn around content faster. Without copying or transcoding media first. Whether you’ve got footage in a camera, media drive, smartphone, or video server, bringing your story together is easy.
Get beauty without the wait
It’s no secret that high-resolution, high frame rate media can put the brakes on any workflow. Media Composer eliminates these bottlenecks, offering powerful 64-bit performance, groundbreaking Avid DNxHR, AMA, and Avid Resolution Independence technologies, plus background rendering and transcoding, to keep your media and creativity flowing.
Gain great efficiency
Experience the fastest editorial workflows in the industry. Instantly access and edit file-based media without transcoding or copying media. Build stories with up to 24 video tracks. Preview clips before committing them to a project. Edit multicam projects with ease. Even automate non-creative media tasks—such as transcoding, consolidating, and relinking—in the background using Dynamic Media Folders.
Get reliable media management
Media Composer keeps track of all projects, source material, rendered files, metadata, and other media for you, so you’ll never lose sight of your assets. Gain peace of mind with over 20 years of industry-proven media management innovation supporting everything you do.
Design stunning visuals
Add dramatic flair to your stories with a host of built-in effects, color, and title tools. From creating jaw-dropping VFX, green screen composites, motion effects, and transitions, to correcting color, tinting scenes, and designing graphical titles and animations, it’s easy to give your projects that professional polish.
Work in HDR
With support for a variety of High Dynamic Range (HDR) color specs, profiles, and workflows, Media Composer enables you to color grade video and achieve richer, more dramatic imagery, with exceptional detail in the shadows and highlights. It’s a fast-growing technology—and an important way to future-proof your valuable content.
Create studio-quality soundtracks
Sound is half the picture. With Media Composer, you can make your projects sound as good as they look. Record, edit, and mix up to 64 audio tracks in 7.1 surround. Create groups to mix dialog, Foley, music, and sound effects more easily. And polish soundtracks using the same high-quality audio effects and sound processors that come with Pro Tools.
Expand your creative possibilities
Don’t have the footage or effects you need? Shop the in-app Avid Marketplace—no shoes, shirt, or pants required. Preview stock footage in context with your project. Purchase plug-ins, software options, and hardware to extend your capabilities. You’ll even find training material to help advance your editing skills.
Get the Avid hardware advantage
Looking for the fastest way to capture, monitor, and output high-quality video? Pair Media Composer with an Avid Artist interface and get the tight integration you need to handle the most demanding workflows—from portable 4K interfaces, to solutions that offer an extensive array of I/O or video over IP. You can also use third-party interfaces through Avid Open I/O.
Extend your workflow
From finding every clip or take that contains specific words of dialog in seconds, to adding advanced color correction, mastering, newsroom integration, visual effects, and titling tools, it’s easy to extend your workflow by adding one or more Media Composer options. These include:
- Media Composer | PhraseFind Option—Find the right clips fast by typing a word or phrase with this powerful dialog indexing and search engine solution
- Media Composer | ScriptSync Option—Find the best takes in seconds for every line of dialog in the script with this powerful dialog search and sync solution
- Media Composer | Symphony Option—Add advanced and secondary color correction tools and Universal Mastering to Media Composer
- Media Composer | NewsCutter Option—Integrate with MediaCentral | Newsroom Management, iNEWS, and other ENPS for streamlined news editing (Windows only)
- Media Composer | Production Pack—Complement Media Composer with a bundle of powerful tools to create visual effects, enhance audio, correct color, and optimize media, including NewBlue Amplify, iZotope Insight, iZotope RX Loudness Control, Sorenson Squeeze Pro, and SpeedLooks Studio LINEAR
Accelerate your video editing and focus on your storytelling with Avid Media Composer. Call or Chat with RSPE for more information
Get Even More Features With Media Composer | Ultimate
Need to work together as a team in a post-production, news, or other media environment? Media Composer | Ultimate (formerly Media Composer) provides all the same editing tools as Media Composer, plus extended workflows for real-time collaboration. Here are some key advantages that Media Composer | Ultimate offers over Media Composer:
- Share bins and projects with other Media Composer and MediaCentral editors, loggers, and assistants
- Collaborate locally and remotely with editors, journalists, producers, and other content contributors across the MediaCentral environment
- Access, edit, and share media stored on Avid NEXIS and other MediaCentral-managed storage systems, no matter where you or the assets reside
- Find the right clips fast by simply typing a word or phrase with the Media Composer | PhraseFind Option, included
- Find the best takes in seconds for every line of dialog in a script with the Media Composer | ScriptSync Option, included
- Get access to advanced and secondary color correction tools and Universal Mastering with the Media Composer | Symphony Option, included
- Integrate with MediaCentral | Newsroom Management, iNEWS, and other ENPS for streamlined news editing with the Media Composer | NewsCutter Option, included (Windows only)