Avid | Media Composer v8.0 - v8.2.14
Interplay Compatibility and Patch Documentation
Note! If you have a subscription license you can only run MC 2018.9 and higher more details here
For most licensing questions. Check out the FAQ here
If you have an Activation Card or Activation Key, go here to register/login and activate
If you have a dongle and want to upgrade, add Symphony, NewsCutter option go here. Account login required
Avid Open I/O Info & FAQ
Is my OS compatible?
Do I have the correct drivers?
MC 8.2.5 to 8.2.14 Supports Mac OS 10.10.5, 10.9.4, 10.8.5 – Win 8.1, 7
MC 8.2.4 Supports Mac OS 10.10.3, 10.9.4, 10.8.5 – Win 8.1, 7
MC 8.2.3 Supports Mac OS 10.10.2, 10.9.4, 10.8.5 – Win 8.1, 7
MC 8.2.2 Supports Mac OS 10.10.1, 10.9.4, 10.8.5 – Win 8.1, 7
MC 8.1 Supports Mac OS 10.9.4, 10.8.5 – Win 8.1, 7
MC 8.0 Supports Mac OS 10.9.2, 10.8.5 – Win 8.1, 7
Avid KB here!
CPU & RAM requirements for different codecs, formats and workflows
Where can I download updates for my Avid Video Product?
Easiest way to upgrade is to just use your Avid Application Manager.
From your account page: https://my.avid.com/products
Download Center direct link for updates: https://my.avid.com/esd
Trouble accessing download center? Make sure you have created an account, then access your account to get updates.
For more info about your Master Account: Click Here
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.