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  • Will MC 8.9.3 run on new iMac?

    I have a perpetual license for Media Composer 8.9.3 on my 2011 27" iMac. Does anyone know if it would run on a new iMac?
    Posted to Avid Media Composer - Mac (Forum) by Dennis on Wed, Feb 12 2020
  • MC Newbie Questions

    While i have some decent prior experience with basic video editing, I was able to quickly learn enough about MC to actually receive a small but regular job offer. But in the learning process, i made a pretty substantial mistake that nearly cost me the opportunity. I was provided with an original MP4...
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by funaroma on Tue, Sep 15 2015
  • Avid Media Composer 8 Full Screen Playback is slow

    Hello I've recently been forced into buying the perpetual licence and have had to move from 5.5 to 8, and i am less than impressed. General performance has been slow, some of the biggest issues i'd like to fix are the full screen playback issues. I've tried 8.3 and am now using 8.2.2 it happens...
    Posted to Avid Media Composer - Mac (Forum) by jimjiminy on Wed, May 27 2015
  • Importing AVCHD .MTS files in Avid?

    I have a question regarding importing AVCHD .MTS files into Avid Media Composer 8 … What I do is, I AMA link them and then transcode it to Avid format but this procedure takes ages … I was wondering if there’s a simpler or another way of doing it quickl?
    Posted to Avid Media Composer - Mac (Forum) by MACH on Tue, Apr 14 2015
  • MC 8.3 crashes, lags, etc

    Hello all, I'm having some trouble with MC, wasting lots of time. It takes ages to do simple things like opening a bin, and very often crashes. I'm talking maybe 10 times a day. We installed the software a week or two ago, it's the first project we are using it for. Maybe there is something...
    Posted to Avid Media Composer - Mac (Forum) by anaisleroux on Thu, Mar 19 2015
  • MC8 Playback/pause brightness variation and Transport shuttle wheel

    Hi all, I´ve been trying to learn MC8 (coming from FCP 7) over the last couple of months. I´m now facing two issues which I cannot solve or find the answer in the Knowledge Base. 1. When playing back the timeline, the already graded image looks washed out, kinda Log C, (with weak blacks and...
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by Rodrigo Lizana on Sat, Feb 21 2015
  • MC 8.2 on a Macbook pro 13" - i5? or Air??

    Hello out there in avid land. I need to upgrade my laptop, which I mostly use for writing, etc. But I am looking for a small machine, not so much $ that can handle MC 8 if I need to edit on the road. I can't figure out why Avid didn't qualify the 13" retina - since they qualified the MB...
    Posted to Avid Media Composer - Mac (Forum) by workinghands on Fri, Dec 19 2014
  • Installing Avid Codecs

    Hi, I just installed MC8 and downloaded the Avid codecs packages. Mostly I want to use DNxHD 36 and 175 which don't automatically come with it but I don't know how to install them. Thanks for your help!
    Posted to Avid Media Composer - Mac (Forum) by NanahRj on Tue, Sep 30 2014
  • MC 8 Tutorials

    There's a new series of tutorials on MC 8 Subscription by Kevin P. McAuliffe here: http://provideocoalition.com/kmcauliffe/story/media-composer-101-lesson-1
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by GT on Thu, Sep 11 2014
  • Unable to Activate License for MC 8.1

    I recently bought a new iMac preloaded with OS 10.9.4. I migrated all my data from my older computer, including an older version of MC that would not work on the newest Mac OS. I uninstalled MC and tried installing MC 8.1, but keep coming up with the following error message: There was an error initializing...
    Posted to Avid Media Composer - Mac (Forum) by jrp2148 on Wed, Aug 27 2014
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