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Wannabe Geek

Topic # 15165 7-Aug-2007 20:24
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I'm still using an emac for editing!! yep not sure how I've managed...but now its time for an upgrade and I need a laptop due to a lot of traveling.

I have been reading articles about the Macbook and Mac book Pro and they offer a lot, but now I'm thinking perhaps windows has a compatible editing laptop? Does anyone use windows for editing? if so...what do you recommend and is Premier as good as final cut?

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  Reply # 81798 9-Aug-2007 19:12
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Hmmm. I'm not a pro video editor, but I'm fairly technical and I help run a mulitmedia suite with a green screen and flashy gears and all that stuff. We use both Macs and Windows PCs - I wholeheartedly recommend the Mac. Both sets of computers are about the same age and have similar specs, but the Macs seem to be faster. They just seem better, even though I can't justify it.

Plus from the sounds of things, you're already a dab-hand at Mc-based video editing, so better the devil you know I would think.

As well as that you get all the other benefits of Mac OS X - the virus thing and all that. Plus rather nifty looking hardware ;)

If it was me, or the suite, in question I'd go with the Mac. If it was me in your shoes, I'd probably go with the Mac as well.

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Ultimate Geek

  Reply # 81824 9-Aug-2007 21:55
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if you get some decent software then i would definitly go for a windows as they are more compatible with cameras and hardware saying that if you get bootcamp with apple that could be good as well.
If i was you i would go for a mac mainly because a mac has never entered my house and never will :P
I am incredibly biased about mac and pc and i prefer pc to mac alot because i find pc's alot more logical but i'm going into the whole which os is better debate so i will stop now.


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  Reply # 82018 11-Aug-2007 17:03
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Mac, Mac, Mac, Mac, Mac, Mac....

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