What is Media Composer?

Media Composer is proven and trusted by professional editors in every segment of film, television, and broadcast. 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.

Configure it your way

Get great flexibility with options that open up more creative opportunities.

Pay for only what you need

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

Accelerate high-res workflows

Acquire high-resolution media  and deliver in HD—with full creative control of reframing.

Automate media management

Spend more time being creative by automating media tasks  in the background.

Gain total audio control

Master the overall audio mix using RTAS plug-ins on the Master Audio Fader.

Tell great stories using a Mac or PC

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Accelerate a variety of file-based workflows

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