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Avid Media Composer 8 is a industry-grade video editing software. The Avid editing software is capable of handling high-definition video so you can have a professional-looking result. Basically, the Avid editing software is powerful. That’s why it’s just as important to have a computer or laptop that meet the minimum system requirements for a fast editing workflow every time.
When it comes to video editing, you’re going to need ever-increasing performance and storage needs. It’s best to choose a computer or laptop that has a decent overhead in processing power and memory to exceed all your video editing needs. For optimal performance and reliability, choose an Avid-qualified Windows-based or Apple computer.
Avid Media Composer 8 will run on any Avid-qualified Windows-based computer with the following Avid Media Composer system requirements.
- Windows 10 (Professional and Enterprise), Windows 8.1 (Professional and Enterprise), or Windows 7 Professional (Service Pack 1)
- 8 GB RAM (minimum), 16 GB (or more) recommended, 24 GB (or more) recommended for working with UHD, large projects, or in a collaborative environment
For Apple, these are the Avid Media Composer system requirements that your Avid-qualified Apple computer must have to run optimally.
- Max OS X 10.10.x, 10.11.x, 10.12.x
- 8 GB RAM (minimum), 16 GB (or more) recommended, 24 GB (or more) recommended when working with UHD, large projects, or when working in a multi-workstation environment.
To create an even more professional and robust video editing workflow, adding the Avid Pro Tools software can enable you create a great soundtrack for your video project. MelroseINC is an authorized Avid Elite Reseller. Let them help you choose the right equipment, software, and storage solution for your digital media ecosystem.
System requirements can change at any time, visit the Avid Knowledge Base for the most up-to-date information.