To upgrade to the latest version of Media Composer log into your Avid Account. There you will be able to purchase a subscription to Media Composer. The following customers will be automatically enrolled and can download the latest version from their Avid Account right away.
- Customers with existing ExpertPlus or Elite support plans
- Students who purchased and registered Media Composer Academic between April 30, 2010 and April 29, 2014
- Customers who purchased and registered Media Composer 7 or NewsCutter 11 between April 1, 2014 and April 29, 2014.
Media Composer Academic Upgrades for Students
If you are a student who has purchased and registered a previous version of Media Composer Academic 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 who have purchased upgrades for Media Composer, or NewsCutter, you can redeem your upgrade Activation ID for a dongle updater .avd file. Click here for Dongle redemption >
Looking to upgrade or register Media Composer 7, Symphony 6.5, NewsCutter 11 or earlier? Click here.
Register a Product
If you have purchased a new system or an upgrade, use this link to Register your Avid product
Click here to register >
Have an ExpertPlus or Elite Avid Advantage Support Plan?
Customers with ExpertPlus or Elite Avid Advantage Support Plans are entitled to software upgrades.
Click here to download your Versioner update file >
Academic Volume License Avid Advantage Plan Customers
If you are an academic institution with a volume license server covered by a valid ExpertPlus or Elite Avid Advantage plan, you are entitled to a no charge upgrade.