Discover the Fastest Way to Create Epic Stories with Media Composer

By in Video Editing

Awe-inspiring blockbusters in the theater. Thought-provoking indie flicks streaming on our laptops. Shareable content that keeps us scrolling through social media. Today, audiences consume more video on more devices and platforms than ever before. To keep up with demand and stay competitive, filmmakers need to tell engaging stories through a constant stream of immersive, high-quality content. And Media Composer helps video professionals stay at the forefront of their craft.

Media Composer features the most comprehensive tools to accelerate your workflow and help you create at your best.


• Cut faster and with greater precision—Deliver projects with astonishing speed using high-visibility feedback, live trim mode, and an all-new interface

• Edit HDR material—Stun your audience with support for brilliant HDR workflows, including Dolby Vision, Sony S-Log3, BBC/NHK, and ACES profiles

• Collaborate faster with your team—Share media and bins in real time—even across other editing platforms—to complete complex projects ahead of schedule

• Optimize media for the highest-quality playback online or on disc—Create content for your audience in the formats they prefer

• Easily find the best takes and the right clips with ScriptSync and PhraseFind—Save hours of time with powerful dialogue-search solutions


At Avid, we know that staying on top of trends is essential to your business. That’s why Media Composer is under constant development. We provide frequent updates with new features added to support filmmakers everywhere. So when you get Media Composer, you don’t just get the best tools. You’re future-proofing your workflow with a platform that keeps up with your creativity.

“As other non-linear editing systems come into the marketplace, they change, morph, get bought out, disappear and so on, but Avid has proved to be the most stable and consistent platform out there. Their support for the professional editor has been totally unwavering and that really solidifies my relationship with the company.”

—Barney Pilling, ACE, editor The Grand Budapest Hotel

Adding Media Composer to your workflow is easy. Check out this infographic to discover the best, and most affordable way to start creating eye-catching content with these industry-leading tools.

Buy or subscribe today and get the latest Media Composer software along with every new feature update for the duration of your subscription or Upgrade and Support plan.

Even better, if you already use an older version of Media Composer, you can save nearly 70% when you upgrade your license before June 30.

Plus, we’re excited to once again offer Media Composer | ScriptSync and Media Composer | PhraseFind options. These tools are essential for media workflows with multiple takes of scripted dialogue—and these options are only available with today’s Media Composer.


“I edit on Media Composer, because besides being a wonderful tool… I personally appreciate the continuity that Avid has had over my entire career. I’ve stepped in on other systems, but Avid has been the benchmark, and the one I could count on to be there.”

—Sarah Reimers, editor Finding Dory

Your Media Composer. Your best stories.

Media Composer lets you tell stories exactly as you see them. And just how you want to tell them. Edit locally or through the cloud, choose a low-cost subscription, or buy a perpetual license. Media Composer is the most open, accessible end-to-end tool for professional creative editorial.


As Marketing Manager at Avid, I’m delighted to share the creative work of our talented customers with the world through global initiatives.