MediaReactor Lite for Avid

MediaReactor Lite is a direct AMA plugin version of Drastic's MediaReactor file translation system. No transcoding step is required to work directly in Avid with camera raw formats, Sony XAVC-S, Panasonic 10 Bit MP4, and MOV without needing QuickTime. The plugin also lets you output to MOV/MP4 files, including ProRes and XAVC-S. MediaReactor Lite works within Avid Media Composer and any other plugin compatible Avid product.  MediaReactor Lite is available for $99.00 US.


MediaReactor Lite for Avid

Import/Export AMA Plugins

MediaReactor Lite is a streamlined version of Drastic's MediaReactor. It provides a reduced set of file formats for import and export at a more affordable price. It is designed for Avid users whose workflows include the following requirements:

  • Read Camera Raw formats including:
    • Phantom Cine
    • Panasonic VRW
    • Kinefinity KRW (both stream and images)
    • Magic Lantern MLV
    • SEQ/SIV raw bayer streams
  • Read MOV QuickTime not supported natively by Avid
    • Uncompressed 8/10 YCbCr, Reference, MPEG-2
  • Read MP4 not supported natively by Avid
    • XAVC-S, HEVC
  • Write MOV ProRes, ProRes HQ, ProRes LT, and ProRes Proxy
  • Write Sony XAVC-S MP4
  • Write MP4/MOV h.264/AAC

If you need file formats not listed above, please see the Workstation version of the Avid MediaReactor plugin set.  MediaReactor Lite supports any Avid plugin (AMA) compatible container, but the following Avid products are specifically supported:

  • Avid Media Composer
  • Avid NewsCutter
Extension File Format Codec Read Write
CINE Phantom Phantom 10, 12 and 14 bit bayer X  
MPD DASH DASH Fragmented MP4 and Smooth Streaming X  
DNG CinemaDNG 10, 12 and 16 bit bayer X  
KRW Kinefinity KineRAW Compressed Raw Stills and Stream X  
MLV Magic Lantern Raw 14 bit bayer with PCM audio X  
MOV QuickTime (FFMPEG) ProRes (ProRes, ProRes LT, ProRes HQ, ProRes Proxy) X X
MOV QuickTime h.264/AAC X X
MOV Reference File MOV reference file pointing at h264, prores, DV, AVCI X  
MP4 HEVC, h.265 HEVC/265 X  
MP4 XAVC-S Sony XAVC-S HD/4K Cameras X X
MP4 MPEG-2 Sony/Canon camera X  
SEQ Bayer Raw camera seq bayer files X  
SIV Bayer Raw camera siv bayer files X  
VRW Varicam Raw Panasonic Varicam Raw X  

We now offer plugin specific versions of MediaReactor Workstation installs as an economical solution to user workflows based on the plugin:

  • MediaReactor Lite for Avid - $99.00 US (Windows or macOS)
  • MediaReactor Workstation for Avid  - $495.00 US (Windows or macOS)

Other MediaReactor Products:

  • MediaReactor Lite for Adobe - $99.00 US (Windows or macOS)
  • MediaReactor Workstation for Adobe - $495.00 US (Windows or macOS)
  • MediaReactor Workstation Full - $895.00 US (Windows or macOS)

Codec options:

  • Cineform write option - $200.00 US
  • Avid DNxHD read/write option - $50.00 US
End User License Agreement:  International  Canadian

Download the documentation

Download MediaReactor Workstation Quick Start

Download MediaReactor Workstation Manual


Download MediaReactor Lite for Avid

Version 7.0:

Win LogoDownload v7 MediaReactor Avid Lite Windows 64

Mac LogoDownload MediaReactor v7 Avid Lite macOS

Please note, Apple's M1 devices are not currently supported.


Version 6.1:

Win LogoContact Drastic to Download v6.1

Mac LogoContact Drastic to Download v6.1

Minimum MacOS 10.13 / High Sierra and greater (Mojave).


Download MediaReactor for other platforms

MediaReactor Lite installs in demo mode, with limited functionality. The full feature set of the software can be made available with a license. To obtain a license, please generate a site code and send it to us at: We will send back a site key which will remove the demo limitations. Prior to purchase, the key will be temporary. There is more information on the licensing process here:

How To Purchase MediaReactor Lite

MediaReactor is available as a full featured temporary demo, which allows you to confirm your workflow is supported. Once you are happy with MediaReactor, relicensing provides delivery of the permanent key.

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