Create stories with a free movie editor
Tell great stories—just add media
Whether you’ve got a smartphone, video camera, or clips on a laptop, you can turn raw footage into polished stories fast. From organizing media and assembling a rough cut, to editing a compelling narrative, Media Composer | First helps you bring your stories to life.
Fix what’s funky
Shaky footage. Bad lighting. Poor-quality sound. Media Composer | First helps you fix things fast. From tools that stabilize camera shake and enhance exposure, to replacing dialogue and editing sound, you can quickly right what’s wrong.
Edit like a pro
Media Composer | First offers more pro features and tools than any other free movie editor, including multicam editing and audio ducking. Plus, it protects your ass(ets) with the most reliable media management in the industry keeping track of all your media.
Create stunning visual effects
Media Composer | First comes with dozens of effects and presets to add visual impact to your stories. Punch-up scenes with transitions and filters. Correct and tint color to add mood. And create titles and animation to set the tone of your story—and give yourself credit where credit is due.
Make your picture sound as good as it looks
With a virtual recording studio at your fingertips, you can create voiceovers, edit audio, and mix dialogue, music, and sound effects, bringing words, emotion, and ground-shaking intensity to your story. And breathe life into mixes using a host of audio effects.
Get connected—get discovered
Avid Link is now integrated directly in Media Composer, enabling you to find and connect with other creators to expand your potential and possibilities. Get feedback, help, and advice. Create a profile to get your work seen. And shop for additional effects and color tools to further your story.
Share your story with the world
Media Composer | First makes it easy to share your stories. Publish content directly to YouTube, Vimeo, or Facebook. Or save stories to your local drive for submission to local film festivals, talk shows, or news outlets.
Expand your career opportunities
When you’re ready, take what you learned and move up to Media Composer—the most used video editing software in the media and entertainment industry. You’ll also get the complete Oscar- and Emmy-winning toolset, more effects, and more capabilities, so you can create more dynamic stories that help you stand out.
With Media Composer, you can…
- Tell bigger, better stories with up to 64 video tracks and 64 audio tracks
- Work natively with more media formats, frame rates, resolutions, and color spaces
- Take on more types of projects, including 4K, 8K, 16K, HDR, stereoscopic 3D, and IMAX
- Get complete finishing capabilities, including a 32-bit floating point color pipeline and ACES color workflow
- Design jaw-dropping visuals with the full set of VFX, transitions, and high-res titling tools
- Create immersive soundtracks in up to 7.1 surround, plus advanced audio tools
- Automate non-creative media tasks in the background so you can focus on your story
- Get support for a wide range of video interfaces to capture, monitor, and output content
- Add phonetic search, script syncing, shape-based color correction, IMF package creation, and other options to speed up your workflow
- And much more!