The new Media Composer provides an intuitive user experience, giving you creative speed to produce better stories. Access the tools you need, when you need them, with new task-oriented workspaces. Find and navigate media faster with new bin mapping. And work more fluidly with the clean, modern UI, which features a smart panel interface that simplifies the complexity, keeping your workspace clutter-free, so you can stay focused on what matters most—your story.
Get the tool designed for creative teams
The majority of all mainstream movies and TV shows are edited on Media Composer. That’s because its coveted editing, effects, titling, color, and audio tools make the collaborative creative process fast, easy, and reliable.
Collaborate with anyone, anywhere
Share media, projects, and bins to accelerate project prep and editorial. For post, add Editorial Management and Avid NEXIS and you can collaborate locally and remotely. And news teams can integrate with MediaCentral, iNEWS, and ENPS with NewsCutter, included, for global collaboration.
Work with any type of media
If you’ve got footage, you can edit it in Media Composer. From HD, UHD, 8K, 16K, and HDR, to stereoscopic 3D and IMAX, Media Composer eliminates the media bottlenecks, streamlining your workflow to bring your stories to life.
Gain unmatched efficiency
Media Composer eliminates media bottlenecks, so you can complete projects faster. Its DNx codecs and HDR color pipeline enable you to scale high-res media and match color spaces quickly. You can even automate time-consuming tasks in the background.
Accelerate multicam editing
Media Composer’s patented, Emmy Award-winning multicamera editing tools minimize tedious prep time and complexity, so you can dive right into the creative fun of telling all perspectives of the story.
Find the best takes and clips fast
Save hours of clip search time with two dialogue search tools included in Media Composer | Ultimate. With PhraseFind, simply type keywords to locate all clips that contain the speech you seek. ScriptSync finds and syncs all takes of every dialogue line to a script, so you can find the best ones fast.
Get the industry’s most reliable media management
With rock-solid media management keeping track of all your files, including OP1a, you can have confidence knowing that media won’t go offline. Even as projects move and evolve over many months. Or even years.
Create compelling content
Make your stories look, feel, and sound spectacular. From adding drama and mood through high-quality visual effects and color grading, to creating stirring soundtracks in 7.1 surround, you can do it in Media Composer.
Finish in the box—or out
Get consistent color accuracy whether you edit and finish content in Media Composer or roundtrip projects to another application. And deliver OTT content to the required specs right from Media Composer with new IMF packaging tools in Symphony, included.
Find and connect with talent
Avid Link is now integrated directly in Media Composer to help you find the talent you need for your projects. Hire voiceover talent, sound designers, and composers for soundtrack work. Connect with other editors to fill roles. And shop for additional effects and color tools to further your story.
Run Media Composer virtually
Enable multiple editors to access Media Composer | Ultimate software and projects remotely using an Internet-connected computer or zero client. Simply add the Media Composer | Cloud VM option and you can run the software as “virtual” licenses, accessible from a single server.
Get updates, support, and more
Whether you access Media Composer | Ultimate on a monthly or annual basis, your subscription gives you access to all new releases, ExpertPlus support, and some free gifts to help you get the most out of your experience.