Upgrades & Renewals

Get the latest video production software

Got a Media Composer perpetual license? Here's how to get access to the latest video production software and tools.

Media Composer

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Media Composer 2018 or higher

with an active 1-Year Software Updates + Support Plan that's about to expire (previously known as an Annual Upgrade and Support Plan)

To renew my annual plan in my Avid Account to keep all the same collaborative team workflows and Avid NEXIS integration I currently have

Renew now
  • A Media Composer 1-Year Software Updates + Support Plan RENEWAL, which includes access to all new releases and Standard support for one year
Media Composer 5, 5.5, 6, 6.5, 7, 8, 2018

without a 1-Year Software Updates + Support Plan

To crossgrade to a Media Composer | Ultimate subscription to access the latest software

Buy now
  • A Media Composer | Ultimate 1-Year Subscription CROSSGRADE from Perpetual, which includes access to all new releases and ExpertPlus support throughout your subscription
  • Get access to the Media Composer | PhraseFind Option, ScriptSync Option, Symphony Option, and NewsCutter Option throughout your subscription

Media Composer, Education Pricing

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Media Composer, Education Pricing 2018

with an active 1-Year Software Updates + Support Plan that's about to expire

To renew my annual plan in my Avid Account at education pricing

Renew now
  • A Media Composer 1-Year Software Updates + Support Plan RENEWAL, which includes access to all new releases and Standard support for one year
Media Composer, Education Pricing 5, 5.5, 6, 6.5, 7, 8, 2018

without a 1-Year Software Updates + Support Plan

If you're an eligible student or teacher, transition to a Media Composer | Ultimate subscription at education pricing

Buy now
  • A Media Composer | Ultimate 1-Year Subscription—Education Pricing, which includes access to all new releases and ExpertPlus support throughout my subscription
  • Access to the Media Composer | PhraseFind Option, ScriptSync Option, Symphony Option, and NewsCutter Option throughout my subscription


Please note
—You must be a qualified student, teacher, or faculty member of an academic institution to obtain a Media Composer license at education pricing. See if you're eligible.

Update Your Existing Dongle

If you have a physical dongle that needs to be updated, you can download a Dongle Updater .avd file from your Avid Master Account. Simply locate your System ID in the My Products and Subscriptions section and click the “Download Dongle Updater File” under “Product Details and Download Links.”

Click here for instructions on how to update your Dongle