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Dec 04

Why are a Mac and FCP the best for video editing?

No matter Windows or Mac, you always can edit video smoothly 

Summary: Which editor should you choose to edit video? Mac or Windows computer can do the work better? May be you puzzled by the problem for a long time. From now on, depend on this article, you have no confuses on editing video any more.

Generally speaking, video editing work can be done on either Mac or Windows computer in any portable editor, however, people always hope can got one of the best methods to handle the issues. Almost people think that Mac and FCP would be the best for video editing. Indeed, in some aspect it should be absolutely right.

What I mean is, an average Windows computer cost around $500. It has basic configuration to do basic stuff. But Macbook usually starts with $1000. Now if you charging double, then people will defiantly expect a powerful system. Right ? This is why MACs are better in video editing and overall more stable then Windows. Thought it lack the gaming part.

Well, for Windows users, FCP ain’t their cup of tea. But, AVID has always been industry standard and now Premiere is catching up too.
FCP 7 was the best in the Final Cut Pro era, but unfortunately with FCP X and it’s very close relation to iMovie made it an amateurish software. And, FCP’s userbase is steadily declining when Adobe is making their software cheaper and better while Apple is still building on the failed idea.

Then again, AVID and Premiere works on both Windows and Mac. FCP is like the “Do what I say” kind, while as Avid and Premiere is “I am yours master”. That said, you can do the same thing on any Windows computer. Simply make a custom $1000 PC with powerful CPU and install Adobe premier pro. It will do the same job as FCP running on Mac.

You cannot just say FCP and Mac are the best combo, if you importing all the best supported format for each editor, such as the Apple ProRes for FCP, MPEG-2 for the Premiere, or the DNxHD for Avid, Windows or Mac with the editor running smoothly would be able to do editing work smoothly.

Here is a professional video converter for you, named Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac(read the review), it can convert any video for every editor best suitable format for smoothly editing. So here comes the problem: how to import video to any editor no matter Windows or Mac version?


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Here choose Mac version as example, Windows version has the same ability as Mac version. Please choose the right version for you.

Windows version please turn to Pavtube HD Video Converter.

Here give the step by step tutorial of how to convert any video to the best suitable format for whatever editor with few simple click.

Step 1: Import video to the program.

Transfer the footage to local Mac hard drive, then input the files from your local to the program.

Step 2: Choose output format.

Click “Format” bar, from its drop-down options, move your mouse to “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” to select it as the output file format.

For Avid, from its drop-down options, move your mouse to “Avid Media Composer” > “Avid DNxHD(*.mov)” to select it as the output file format.

Step 3: Customize output ProRes parameters.

Open “Profile Settings” window to adjust the output video codec, size, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, sample rate, bit rate and channels.

Tips: other format for other editor as the same, try DIY your own hobbits.

Step 4: Start conversion.

Hit the convert button under the preview windows, the program will conversion immediately.

When the conversion is completed, run your favorite editor and import the converted footage for post production workflow.

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