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Originally Posted by X3NIA View Post
"What is an industry standard?"

Bought the Alienware for gaming, then got into video editing.... It was bad. This handles Final Cut better, though it's more the program (vegas v final cut) than the computer.
Get the Adobe Creative suite, trust me you will not go back to Final Cut Pro. Premiere Vs Final Cut Pro is already a very even battle, however once you add the Adobe Suite, Final Cut Pro is blown away.

Sony Vegas? Really? Dude... -facepalm-
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post #52 of 74
Condolences.
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Congrats?

Upgrading from one overpriced aesthetically pleasing laptop to another, slightly more overpriced, slightly more aesthetically pleasing laptop.
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post #54 of 74
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Originally Posted by Solarin View Post
Your point should have been, "People are building expensive PC rigs to play demanding PC games." It would have been hilariously self evident.
I was originally responding to the notion that buying a machine for one app is silly.

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I've used both Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premier for years and years. In fact, I've been editing with Final Cut Pro since the days of the G4 when rendering a video took hours. Defaulting to the notion that Macs are somehow better equipped to handle visual media is a dead marketing notion.
I've used Macs in a professional design environment, and I've used PCs. The Mac platform in graphic design is changing, but many many fonts are not cross compatible between platforms. That is one hard, factual difference in operating system choice. I'm not involved in video editing or processing.

I think the OP is more worried about which software he likes (another solid reason to choose one or the other). Either way, I don't see how I just defaulted to anything - you were mentioning that he would isolate himself from industry standards.

I wasn't talking about why some Mac titles are standard - but they are, and that matters if only for compatibility between studios or 3rd parties in professional work. This is probably less emphasized in video editing, but I would imagine that there are similarities.

Really - I was just chiding you because you reverted to banging on the shiny GUI ;p
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Sony Vegas? Really? Dude... -facepalm-
There have been some decent things made in vegas and I had some fun.

But the program itself is awful and I'll never, EVER use it again.
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Good for you, i love my macbook pro
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Congrats, nice MAC. Nothing wrong with MAC, if you got the money, why not? I plan on getting an iMAC in the near future for my wife.
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Alienware and Apple in the same thread. Here we go....
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Smart move.
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post #60 of 74
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Macs are good computers for people that aren't good with computers.
Since you paid for an overpriced Alienware your knowledge can't be too exemplary.

Enjoy the mac stack.
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