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Review: Avid Media Composer 3.0

At a Glance
  • Avid Technology Avid Media Composer 3.0

    Macworld Rating

At a Glance
  • Macworld Rating


    • First software-only version of the application
    • Features robust multiuser work environment
    • Wide variety of third-party applications included
    • Modest hardware needs for software-only playback
    • Full-featured and updated effects handling
    • Hardware upgradeable
    • Less expensive than previous versions


    • More expensive than competing products
    • USB dongle required
    • Lack of RED camera codec support
    • No DVD tools for the Mac
    • HD monitoring requires proprietary hardware

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