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Upgrades & Renewals

Media Composer

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Media Composer 8

with an active Annual Upgrade & Support Plan that's about to expire

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To renew my Annual Upgrade & Support Plan in my Avid Account

Renew now

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  • 1-year Avid Standard Support and Software Upgrades for Media Composer

Media Composer 5, 5.5, 6, 6.5, 7, 8

without an Annual Upgrade & Support Plan

Media Composer Subscription Crossgrade

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New Media Composer Perpetual License

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  • 1-year Media Composer Annual Subscription
  • Includes Avid Standard Support, all Media Composer software updates, Media Composer | Symphony Option, NewBlue Titler Pro, Boris Continuum Complete Lite, Sorenson Squeeze Lite
  • Renew your subscription annually through your Avid Account

  • New Media Composer perpetual license
  • 1-Year Avid Standard Support and Software Upgrades for Media Composer
  • Renew your plan annually thereafter through your Avid Account

Media Composer for Education

I OWN

Media Composer for Education 8

with an active Annual Upgrade & Support Plan that's about to expire

I NEED

To renew my Annual Upgrade & Support Plan in my Avid Account

Renew now

I'LL GET

1-year Avid Standard Support and Software Upgrades for Media Composer

Media Composer for Education, Student or Academic 5, 5.5, 6, 6.5, 7 or 8

without an Annual Upgrade & Support Plan

Media Composer Student Subscription

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Media Composer Institution and Teacher Subscription

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  • 1-year Media Composer Annual Subscription
  • Includes Avid Standard Support, all Media Composer software updates, Media Composer | Symphony Option, NewBlue Titler Pro, Boris Continuum Complete Lite, Sorenson Squeeze Lite
  • Renew your subscription annually through your Avid Account

More Information Regarding Upgrades & Renewals

Media Composer users who are want to upgrade their software to the latest version need to have an active Annual Upgrade & Support plan. This plan gets them access to the latest software updates as well as Avid Customer Support for a full year. At the end of the year, customers must renew their annual plan or they will not be able to continue to upgrade their software.

Media Composer Upgrade Eligibility

To upgrade to the latest version of Media Composer log into your Avid Master Account. There you can check the status of your Annual Upgrade & Support plan (under the My Products and Subscriptions section) to make sure it's still current.

  • If it is, the latest version of Media Composer software will be available for you to download and install directly from your account.
  • If it isn’t current, and you are within 30 days of its expiration, you can renew your Upgrade & Support plan right within your account. For instructions on how to renew, visit this page.

For more information about upgrade eligibility, please review this FAQ.

Go to your Avid Master Account

Media Composer for Education Upgrades for Students

If you are a student who has purchased, activated and registered a previous version of Media Composer for Education between April 30, 2010 and April 30, 2014 you are entitled to 4 years of upgrades. You will receive a Download Code you can use to access your upgrade in your avid.com account.

Click here to receive your upgrade Download Code

Update Your Existing Dongle

For customers with physical dongles that need to be updated, you can download a Dongle Updater .avd file from your Avid Master Account. Simply locate your System ID in the My Products and Subscriptions section and click the “Download Dongle Updater File” under “Product Details and Download Links.”

Click here for instructions on how to update your Dongle