What's New In Your NLE? Avid Media Composer vs Premiere Pro vs FCPX vs DaVinci Resolve | Jonny Elwyn - Film Editor

Here's a fantastic article highlighting what's new in the top non linear editing software lines. One of the biggest changes is with Avid's Media Composer - now a 3-tier family of subscription products (although, perpetual licenses are still available). If you are a long-time Media Composer editor, you'll be wanting to know the difference between Media Composer and Media Composer | Ultimate. This article will help you understand what the difference is as well as what's new: From Jonny Elwyn

NLE software 2018It’s that time of year when all the big NLEs announce new features, pricing tiers, formats and must-have-stuff, to draw post production professionals into that most challenging of tasks, trying something new.

If you’re looking for a post on which is better; Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro X or DaVinci Resolve as a professional editing software, then this post won’t necessarily give you any direct comparisons, nor directive opinions, but it will hopefully provide you with a ton of facts to make up your own mind.

Scroll down (and keep scrolling!) to check out all the new features of each app and current pricing, circa NAB 2018, to see which one makes the most sense for you.

If by the end of this post you feel like some tips on switching NLE might come in handy, check out this previous post on doing just that.

Or if you want to cut your teeth on some free editing software for beginners, check out this previous post instead.

New Features in Avid Media Composer 2018.4

Media Composer now comes in three flavours. Media Composer | First which is free. Media Composer (for individual editors mostly) which is $19.99 a month or Media Composer Ultimate which is $49.99 a month. This is the fully fledged version of the app with all the bells and whistle’s included....continue reading

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