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  • Re: Trying to understand trade in options of older software

    Got it. Thanks for clearing that up, Marianna. In that case... I would love to unbundle our current version of Media Composer 8.8, now associated with a new trashcan MacPro, and install a new version of Media Composer 8.8, with the Symphony option, to take adavantage of the deal. In other words, we currently... (read more)
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by BrettG on Wed, Mar 8 2017
  • Re: Trying to understand trade in options of older software

    Hi Marianna, I have been doing some digging on this... but can't seem to nail down the answer. Perhaps this will be of help to other editors who are considering the $399 update deal, which expires at the end of this month... Does the $399 deal cover an upgrade of Symphony to the latest version of... (read more)
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by BrettG on Wed, Mar 8 2017
  • Should I be Updating?

    Hello, When attempting to update my Media Composer Software through the Application Manager, I received a message which stated the "update was not allowed" because I need an active support plan, but when I went to my account, there were downloads available, one of which is version 8.3. I originally... (read more)
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by Spare Closet Justin on Sun, Jul 26 2015
  • Updating codecs

    Hi there I have two Avid MC 6.5 suites and I want to update the codes. At the moment I digitise everything at DNxHD 185 MXF or DNxHD 185x MXF but I want to import clips at DNxHD 220 MXF or DNxHD 220x MXF, neither of which either suite appears to have. I've never updated anything on either suite so... (read more)
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by davelee1968 on Wed, Apr 15 2015
  • Updating MCv8 to MCv8.1

    Hi all. I just have a quick basic question for updating Avid Media Composer. Do I have to uninstall MC everytime there is an update? I just recently found my way back to avid and it just seems odd to have to uninstall the whole app for an update. (MCv8 to MCv8.1) I can understand if it was a version... (read more)
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by BryansCut on Sat, Sep 20 2014
  • Is it Really Necessary to Uninstall Before Installing a Minor Update?

    Hi, I'm updating to Avid Media Composer 7.0.2 from 7. Is it really necessary to uninstall before installing, or do you only have to do this when making a bigger update - from 6 to 7 for example? (read more)
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by S.Clements on Thu, Sep 19 2013
  • Updates 6.0.1 Mac

    Hi everybody, I didn't realize there has been differnt updates out for my MC 6 I bought last year. So here's my question: Do I have to go through 6.01.1 (6.0.1 I did) or can I move forward directly to 6.0.3.1 , the fact given that with a Mac I have to uninstall my previuos version anyway? Thanx (read more)
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by christine on Fri, Nov 16 2012
  • Trouble downloading update

    Hi everyone, So, I was very excited to download the latest update for Avid Media Composer 6 (.0.3). But I've been prompted to link my downloads account with my Master account. When I went to do this I was given a invalid response. So I've clicked forgotten password to reset. It says it's... (read more)
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by Editosaurus on Wed, Aug 15 2012
  • Avid Uninstaller before Update to MC 6.0.1

    As a new Avid User this is the first time I have had to perform a maintenance update and I have a newb question. (Yes, I am refering to the MC 6.0.1 for mac that we release earlier this year). I understand that I have to fully uninstall MC 6.0 from my system before installing this update. When I run... (read more)
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by Paul Muzzin on Sat, Aug 4 2012
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