MediaReactor Lite for Avid

mr_wks_logoMediaReactor 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 MediaComposer and any other plugin compatible Avid product.  MediaReactor Lite is available for $99.00 US.

MediaReactor Lite for Avid


MediaReactor Lite is an optimized version of Drastic's MediaReactor plugin suite. It specifically supports Avid products, and provides the most requested file formats for import and export. It is designed to support:

  • Read Camera Raw formats including:
    • Phantom Cine
    • Panasonic VRW
    • Canon RMF and CRM
    • Kinefinity KRW (both stream and images)
    • Codec CDX
    • Magic Lantern MLV
    • SEQ/SIV raw bayer streams
  • Read MOV QuickTime replacement without QuickTime
    • Uncompressed 8/10 YCbCr
    • Animation, AVC1, BMP, DHxHD/HR, DVSD/25/50/100
    • Graphics, h.263, IMX, MPEG-2, JFIF, JPEG-2000
    • Media100, MJPG-A, MJPG-B, PNG, ProRes
    • TGA, TIFF, Video, Component, XDCam, XAVC-S
  • Write MOV ProRes 422/LT/HQ
  • Write Sony XAVC-S MP4
  • Write MPEG-2 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

File Formats

Support is currently Windows-only, with Mac OS-X to follow soon.

Extension File Format Codec Read Write
CDX Codex Codec raw bayer stills X  
CINE Phantom Phantom 10, 12 and 14 bit bayer X  
CRM Canon Canon camera raw stream X  
DASH h.264 DASH Fragmented MP4 and Smooth Streaming X X
DNG CinemaDNG 10, 12 and 16 bit bayer X X
KRW Kinefinity KineRAW Compressed Raw Stills and Stream X  
MLV Magic Lantern Raw 14 bit bayer with PCM audio X  
MOV QuickTime DVSD, DV25, DV50, DVHD, AVCi100, DNxHD (licensable), CineForm*, CineForm3D*, RGBA, RGB-10 (DPX), YCbCr 8 & 10 SD/HD, standard codecs X  
MOV QuickTime ProRes, h264, AVCi, MPEG-2, XDCam X X
MOV Reference File MOV reference file pointing at h264, prores, DV, AVCI X  
MP4 AVC1,h.264 Apple h.264, h.264 AVC X X
MP4 HEVC, h.264 HEVC/265 X  
MP4 XAVC-S Sony XAVC-S HD/4K Cameras X X
MP4 MPEG-2 Sony/Canon camera X  
RMF RMF Canon C500 raw 10 bit bayer files X  
SEQ Bayer Raw camera seq bayer files X  
SIV Bayer Raw camera siv bayer files X  
VRW Varicam Raw Panasonic Varicam Raw X  


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