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  • Wed, Jul 20 2016 3:27 AM

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    Geeked [8-|] Complete list of MC versions compatible with Mac OS versions

    Hi everyone. Here is a resource for Mac-based Media Composer users (and some Windows users too): 

    By moderating, I've been compiling data on correct version environments for years from all the various readme files. It's a thumbnail-view of the Avid Version Matrix, but with the added feature of listing all of the MC versions qualified for each OS point release. Essentially when I'm in a crunch for time, it's the cheat sheet I've been using to moderate users here and on the Avid Editors of Facebook.

    Yes it's a bit clunky (it's just a hobby) and corny being on my own website. My hope is to eventually take it off my own website and turn it into an AvidBlog which is updated continuously.

    But in the meantime, if any of you are needing immediate info on versions of MC (current and past) as well as what point-releases of the Mac OS they run on, then I hope this helps.

    Let me know any tweaks you'd like to see as well. My goal is to build a page for every point release of MC since 5.5, including known bugs and workflow issues.

    But every time I sit down to do so, the darned edit phone rings ;) 

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  • Thu, Jul 21 2016 1:10 AM In reply to

    Re: Complete list of MC versions compatible with Mac OS versions

  • Thu, Jul 21 2016 3:28 AM In reply to

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    Re: Complete list of MC versions compatible with Mac OS versions

    Agree this is long as you keep it updated ;)

    One note...10.11.6 isn't a Beta release. May be confusing since there are also public betas of Sierra out there.

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    Re: Complete list of MC versions compatible with Mac OS versions

    Pixel Monkey

    Nicely done....  Let me know if you need info for updating this puppy.


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  • Fri, Sep 23 2016 6:52 AM In reply to

    • Marty McLean
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    Re: Complete list of MC versions compatible with Mac OS versions

    This is a great idea! Nice to see an info centre for versions and operating systems that's better than the official one. Also, I love what you put on the 10.6 page! It's about time people moved on. 

    I've been running 8.4.5 on 10.11.x all year and had no problems but I wouldn't reccomend it. Stick out tongue

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