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Avid Media Central | Production
Compatibility, and Patch Documentation
Media Composer | Software
Link to all Media Composer 2019.x docs
All licensing and activation is now handled by Avid Link (See Avid Link section below)
If you have an Activation Card or Activation Key, go here to register/login and activate
Note! Mac drivers for dongles need manual install from MC 2018.3
Avid tested systems: Qualified Mac And Windows Systems
For stability, Install Mac/Windows properly!
BIOS, System Configuration Guidelines and Slot Configurations Link
Is my OS compatible?
Do I have the correct drivers?
MC 2019.9 Supports Mac OS 10.14.6, 10.13.6, 10.12.6 – Win 10 (1803 or later), 8.1, 7 sp1
MC 2019.8 Supports Mac OS 10.14.6, 10.13.6, 10.12.6 – Win 10 (1803 or later), 8.1, 7 sp1
MC 2019.7 Supports Mac OS 10.14.5, 10.13.6, 10.12.6 – Win 10 (1803 or later), 8.1, 7 sp1
MC 2019.6 Supports Mac OS 10.14.5, 10.13.6, 10.12.6 – Win 10 (1803 or later), 8.1, 7 sp1
Avid KB here!
CPU & RAM requirements for different codecs, formats and workflows
Where can I download updates for my Avid Video Product?
You can for download Media Composer 2019.x from here
From your account page: https://my.avid.com/products
Download Center direct link for updates: https://esd.avid.com
Or use Avid Link – Download the installer for Avid Link from here – Here’s the install guide
For more info about your Master Account: Click Here
If I’m stuck, where is the
Avid Knowledge Base?
What level of support can I get for my Avid product?
Need to call Avid Support? ..and you got Expert Plus, or Elite Support
Contact Avid Broadcast and Video Support
Here is a guide on how to create a support case.
If it’s not a technical issue, but Web-Store support, or Physical Returns, or Digital Returns.
Then you can use This Link
Use this form if you have problems with your Portal Account or problems accessing support pages.
..and you just need to contact Avid support without the need to login.
Avid Quicktime LE codecs
Download link and info about QuickTime Support and Security for Windows
The Avid QuickTime PE Codecs are installed automatically with the editor,
The QuickTime LE codecs should not be installed on the Media Composer.