Industry-standard video editing software for independent editors and moviemakers.
Whether you’re working independently or freelancing, Media Composer offers the vast format support and advanced video editing and finishing tools you need to take on any job with confidence. From first cut to final delivery, get the creative capabilities to tell great stories, turn around projects faster, and win the work you really want.
Edit at the speed of your imagination
The new Media Composer video editing software 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.
Finish and deliver with precision
Be confident in your content delivery—whether you complete projects all in Media Composer or roundtrip to other applications for color and effects work. With the new 32-bit floating point color pipeline, OpenEXR decoding, and ACES (Academy Color Encoding System) color space support, you can finish high-res and HDR projects with complete color precision, ensuring pristine picture quality throughout your workflow. Plus, new IMF packaging tools make OTT-destined content a speedy delivery.
Get more power at your fingertips
Media Composer features a more powerful and reliable next-generation Avid Media Engine that goes beyond background rendering, transcoding, and live timeline editing. Get right to work with whatever media comes your way with native OP1a support. And experience smoother editing and playback performance to keep you in your creative mindset.
Create high quality stories
Media Composer comes with a large collection of professional video editing, effects, titling, color, and audio tools to help polish your stories to perfection. Get everything you need to spark and speed your creativity and create more impactful scenes and sounds with unmatched ease.