System Requirements and Product Detils for Avid Media Composer | Symphony Option
Minimal and optimal system requirement and technical specifications to get the best out of your Avid Media Composer | Symphony Option.
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 | Symphony Option?
Avid Media Composer
Manufacturer Part #
Intel Quad Core i7 or Quad Core Xeon processor
Windows 7 Professional SP1 (64-bit), Windows 8 Professional, Enterprise (64-bit), or Windows 10
Mac OS X v10.8.5, v10.9.5, v10.10.2, OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)
4 GB RAM minimum (6+ GB recommended, 8 GB RAM minimum required to support Media Composer
Cloud (formerly Interplay Sphere)1, background transcoding, and Dynamic Media Folders
16+ GB RAM recommended to support full-frame stereoscopic 3D, simultaneous background transcoding, Dynamic Media Folders, FrameFlex 4K workflows, Raw format AMA plug-ins, Long GOP media editing, and other high-performance workflows
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