Version Updates

  • Avid Media Composer: version 4.0.5 update for v4.0 users

  • Avid Symphony: version 4.0.5 update for v4.0 users

  • Avid NewsCutter: version 8.0.5 update for v8.0 users

This update is only for customers who already have v4.0/v8.0. If you do not already have v4.0/v8.0 please click here for information on options for obtaining it, or find updates for previous versions below.

For Registered Users of Avid Media Composer 4.0, Avid Symphony 4.0, and Avid NewsCutter 8.0:
All registered users of Avid Media Composer version v4.0, NewsCutter v8.0, and/or Symphony v4.0 automatically qualify for the version 4.0.5/8.0.5 software.  This update, available via download, includes the application, README files and installation instructions. To register your copy of Media Composer, click here. Adrenaline registration: Avid does not support registration of Media Composer Adrenaline systems through Please contact your local reseller or Avid Inside Sales directly.

After installing one of the updates, you may also want to download and install the items found in the corresponding file. The goodies download includes plug-ins for use in Avid Media Composer plus demos of third-party software that will allow you to get more out of your editing system.

Please check the Avid Knowledge Base for important software and OS version information prior to upgrading.

Important Notes:

Video Satellite
The Video Satellite feature requires Avid Media Composer v3.1.2 or later and Pro Tools HD v8cs1 or later.

Latest versions 

Avid Media Composer 4.0.5

Avid Symphony 4.0.5

Avid NewsCutter 8.0.5

Previous versions 

Avid Media Composer 4.0.4

Avid Symphony 4.0.4

Avid NewsCutter 8.0.4

Avid Media Composer 4.0.3

Avid Symphony 4.0.3

Avid NewsCutter 8.0.3

Avid Media Composer 4.0.2

Avid Symphony 4.0.2

Avid NewsCutter 8.0.2

Avid Media Composer 3.5.9

Avid Media Composer 3.5.4

Avid Symphony 3.5.9

Avid Symphony 3.5.4

Avid NewsCutter 7.5.9

Avid NewsCutter 7.5.4

Avid ScriptSync French Language Pack

Avid Media Composer 3.5.1

Avid Symphony 3.5.1

Avid NewsCutter 7.5.1

Avid Media Composer Patch

Avid Media Composer 3.1.3

Avid NewsCutter Patch

Avid NewsCutter 7.1.3

Avid Media Composer 3.1.2

Avid Symphony Patch

Avid Symphony 3.1.3

Avid Symphony 3.1.1