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Get Started Fast with MC

Learn how to edit in MC in this 5-episode series

Transition from Final Cut Pro

Get started with Media Composer using your FCP knowledge

Avid Media Access

Access and edit file-based media directly

Work with the Smart Tool

Manipulate transitions, trim clips, and more

Work with Audio

Record and mix high-quality soundtracks

Track Motion

Create composite effects and stabilize motion

Media Composer How-Tos

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See more videos

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Important update: Avid Artist | DNxIO has been discontinued, but will be supported through March 2022 using the links below. It has been replaced by Avid Artist | DNxIQ, which offers even more beauty and brains for your HD and high-res video workflows, including Universal Mastering. Check it out now!