That was probably the hardest job that I’ve ever worked on as an editor, but it’s always exciting to do a job that challenges you and pushes you forward.
PAUL MACHLISS, EDITOR
Accelerate storytelling with the tools embraced by top movie, television, and broadcast editors. And power through HD and high-res editing faster and easier than ever.
Got a team of editors and looking for the fastest and easiest way to deploy software? Media Composer is now available as a "virtual" license, enabling teams to access and edit projects remotely from any location in their facility using a high-speed connection. Without requiring Media Composer to be installed on their computer or local client.
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Connect every camera and video device in your studio and gain the media intelligence you need to create and deliver better content faster. Meet the new Avid Artist | DNxIQ interface—now available bundled with Media Composer and standalone.
Discover Avid Artist | DNxIQ
Whether you’re a Media Composer veteran, coming back to Avid, or new to video editing, working with Media Composer is now simpler, more productive, and fun. Navigate, find, preview, and import media more easily with the new Source Browser. And edit more intuitively with the streamlined interface with enhanced visual feedback.
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With several new audio features just added—including audio dupe detection, audio ducking, groups, and nested AudioSuite clip effects—it's faster and easier than ever to make your projects sound as epic as they look.
From the biggest movies to small indie films, more and more productions today are shooting in 4K and beyond. With Media Composer, you can acquire, edit, and deliver 2K to Ultra HD to 8K and other high-resolution content with great speed and ease. And get native support for such cutting-edge codecs as Panasonic AVC-LongG, Sony XAVC-I, XAVC-L, and more.
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Facing a mixed bag of footage from a 4K camera, an iPhone, and an old SD archive? No problem. Now you can work with practically any media in the same project—in any resolution—without the need for additional gear. Plus, you can now reframe high-res images at the highest quality possible and set project-level mask margins.
Take on any job, without limits.
Discover Avid Resolution Independence
High-res material is gorgeous to look at, but its massive file size can be a challenge to work with. But with the Avid DNxHR codec in Media Composer, you can work with a wide range of resolutions in real time.
Want to accelerate your high-res and HD workflows?
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What lurks in the shadows and hides in bright light? A great amount of image detail that often never finds an audience. Now you can expose every detail and achieve more stunning, dramatic imagery with new support for high dynamic range (HDR) workflows.
But that's not all...
Create and edit video using many of the same tools the pros use with this streamlined version of Media Composer—available for free.
Accelerate storytelling and power through more complex video editing with the industry standard—available to subscribe or own.
We can collaborate super quickly not only in Media Composer using Avid shared storage, but we work in Pro Tools and use Avid shared storage for that as well.
ROBERT STAMBLER, SOUND DESIGNER
The organizational capability of Media Composer is very useful as well as all the tools, the simple visual effects and comps that we can do...it's a very versatile tool.
PIETRO SCALIA, ACADEMY-AWARD WINNING EDITOR