Meet the New Media Composer Family

By in NAB 2018, Video Editing

For over 30 years, Avid Media Composer has helped professional editors create films and television shows that have captured the imagination of audiences around the world and now Avid is making the Media Composer experience more accessible for everyone with a story to tell.

At NAB 2018, we are announcing a new line up of Media Composer products that provide a range of functionality for the aspiring artist to the most experienced editor.

For artists just beginning their journey in editing, Media Composer | First delivers a complete, yet streamlined creative toolset built on Avid’s renowned editing model – for free – with all the features and functionality they need to tell great stories that can easily be published to popular social media channels.

With a more expansive and customizable solution for any kind of project, Media Composer provides independent editors with all the tools they require to maximize their creative talent and stay ahead of the competition.

This is all in addition to Media Composer’s reliable media management, deep editing tools, and the ability to master to any resolution. Editors who wish to move up from Media Composer | First to a complete version of Media Composer can do so for as little as $19.99 (USD) per month!

For the most complete offering in post-production, Media Composer | Ultimate not only empowers creative teams with access to Avid’s unparalleled collaborative capabilities, but also includes game-changing tools such as ScriptSync, PhraseFind and Symphony to accelerate the editing process and make the most of every spoken word in the project.

With Media Composer | First, Media Composer and Media Composer | Ultimate, every editor has access to the right solution for them, at a price they can afford.

Key Features

Media Composer | First

Media Composer

Media Composer | Ultimate

Media Composer Perpetual


Publish to Social

24 Tracks Video / 64 Tracks Audio

High-Res Mastering

Shared Projects / Bins

MediaCentral | Panel

Floating Licensing

NewsCutter NCRS Tool

Symphony Option

PhraseFind Option

ScriptSync Option

Media Composer | Cloud VM

Option/Feature Included
● Option/Feature Available but not Included

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I help bring recording artists’, audio engineers’, and video editors’ stories to life. Prior to launching my career in marketing, I was a recording artist and songwriter based in Los Angeles.