Baselight for Avid Media Composer


Bring the world’s best color correction system to Media Composer

Baselight for Avid Media Composer adds superb color correction to your shots using the powerful toolset available on full Baselight color grading systems. Not only that, it also provides fast and cost-effective renderless workflows between editorial and grading. Baselight for Avid Media Composer is a real-time AVX plug-in, featuring unlimited layers of color, grading inside and outside mattes, variable feathering, point tracking and area tracking—all live and fluidly interactive on the Media Composer timeline.

Everything you do within Baselight for Avid Media Composer is saved within the project and can be embedded in an AAF file. The grade can be exported from a full Baselight suite and imported into Media Composer so you can apply a full, complex grade in a matter of seconds—without rendering.

And the workflow is fully bidirectional—the grade can be changed in Media Composer and exchanged with a Baselight system or even another Media Composer suite just as easily, with all edits intact. No changes are baked in and color decisions can be updated in moments, minimizing and even eliminating the need to go back into the color suite with last-minute changes.

As well as modified AAF files to exchange grades, Baselight for Avid Media Composer supports the FilmLight BLG file format. The BLG file is a small and portable data file that enables looks to be exchanged with all Baselight systems including Daylight and FLIP.


  • Unlimited layers of color
  • Automated tracking
  • Layer blending
  • Unrivalled color space management
  • Built-in keyers and matte generation
  • Easy grade comparison with scratchpad
  • GPU scopes
  • GPU rendering
  • Shot-to-shot navigation
  • Renderless workflows for ultimate efficiency and flexibility

System requirements

OS Windows 8, Windows 7
OS Mac OS 10.11.x, Mac OS 10.10.x, Mac OS 10.9.x, Mac OS 10.8.x
Media Composer Media Composer 8.x, Media Composer 7.x
Memory 8GB
Disk Space 200MB
Raster Types Resolution Independent
Color Space 601, 709, 2020, P3, Other


Color Grading
AVX Native 64