Upgrades

To upgrade to the latest version of Media Composer log into your Avid Account. There you will be able to purchase a subscription to Media Composer. The following customers will be automatically enrolled and can download the latest version from their Avid Account right away.

  • Customers with existing ExpertPlus or Elite support plans
  • Students who purchased and registered Media Composer Academic between April 30, 2010 and April 29, 2014
  • Customers who purchased and registered Media Composer 7 or NewsCutter 11 between April 1, 2014 and April 29, 2014.

Media Composer Academic Upgrades for Students

If you are a student who has purchased and registered a previous version of Media Composer Academic between April 30, 2010 and April 30, 2014 you are entitled to 4 years of upgrades. You will receive a Download Code you can use to access your upgrade in your avid.com account. Click here to receive your upgrade Download Code >

Update Your Existing Dongle

For customers with physical dongles who have purchased upgrades for Media Composer, or NewsCutter, you can redeem your upgrade Activation ID for a dongle updater .avd file. Click here for Dongle redemption >

Looking to upgrade or register Media Composer 7, Symphony 6.5, NewsCutter 11 or earlier? Click here.