System Requirements and Product Detils for Avid Media Composer
Minimal and optimal system requirement and technical specifications to get the best out of your Avid Media Composer.
What are the minimal and the optimal product specifications? How much RAM memory and how much space on your hard disk do you need to run Avid Media Composer?
Avid Media Composer — Perpetual License — Academic Edition
Manufacturer Part #
Intel Quad Core i7 or Quad Core Xeon processor
8GB minimum, 16GB (or more) recommended
Windows 8.1 Professional and Enterprise
Windows 7 Professional (Service Pack 1 only)
Mac OS 10.11
8 GB minimum, 16 GB (or more) recommended
24 GB (or more) recommended when working with UHD, large projects, or in an interplay environment
NVIDIA Quadro family2 (Q600 or higher recommended), Intel HD4000 (Windows)
NVIDIA Quadro family2 (Q600 or higher recommended), Intel HD4000 or ATI Radeon family (as supported by Apple)
Internal hard drive
Minimum 250 GB 7200 rpm SATA drive, 128 GB SSD