What is Media Composer?

Media Composer is the most proven video editing software in the industry, 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 and 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, or remotely through the cloud—access through a low-cost subscription, on-demand via floating license, or own it outright—making Media Composer the most versatile and accessible tool for professional creative editorial.

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What's new in Media Composer

Edit 4K media natively

Acquire, manage, edit, and deliver high-res content with ease.

Work in any resolution

With Avid Resolution Independence, you can edit without limits.

Gain flexibility with DNxHR

Get even greater beauty without the high-res bandwidth.


Gain more creativity time

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

Eliminate the wait

Render effects and transcode media in the background.

Enhance your imagery

Get support for higher frame rates and the full range of new color standards.

Faster 4K is coming—create the highest quality media imaginable

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