What is Media Composer?

Media Composer is proven and trusted by professional editors in every segment of movie making, television, broadcast, and streaming media. Designed to handle high volumes of disparate file-based media, Media Composer delivers accelerated high-res-to-HD workflows, real-time collaboration, and powerful media management, eliminating time-consuming tasks so you can focus on telling a great story. And now the choice is yours—edit on premises, remotely through the cloud, on demand, through a low-cost subscription, or purchase a license outright—making Media Composer the most versatile and accessible tool for professional creative editorial.

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The choice is yours

Edit on premises, in the cloud, on demand, through monthly access, and/or buy a full license.

Get top requested features

Easily mute any clip with a right-click, render effects in the background, and more.

Pay for only what you need

With a much lower cost of entry, the industry's top editing tool is easily within reach.

Gain more creativity time

Deliver on time and on budget with accelerated high-res workflows and automated media management.

Edit faster and easier

With many timeline editing enhancements, you can quickly add trim rollers, select filler, and more.

Gain total audio control

Perfect audio mixes with AAX plug-ins, Multiple Mix, ADC, and more.

And coming soon...

Get Avid Resolution Independence with the new Avid DNxHR codec, plus full native support for 2K, 4K, and beyond, giving you the freedom of choice to work in any resolution you want—without limits. Get more details in our press release.

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