video editing

  1. Q

    should i buy a 2012 27-inch imac?

    Hello everyone. I’m new here! And have a question that I would love some support with. I’m a musician and photographer who uses apps like Ableton, Logic, Final Cut Pro, and Lightroom, as well as plug-ins like Waves, U-He, and Arturia. I’m considering purchasing a late 2012 27-inch iMac off...
  2. Sverre Søderberg

    10 core iMac Pro and multicam timeline in Resolve

    10 core iMac Pro, Vega64, 64GB and 2000+ MB/s Samsung x5 external drive. Multi cam footage: x2 4K 8:1 Blackmagic RAW clips and 1x 4.6k URSA G2 8:1 blackmagic RAW clip. Editing multicam timeline in Davinci Resolve. macOS Catalina. Rendering half resolution proxy 422 files to my X5 disk. Editing...
  3. E

    iMovie exporting to YouTube

    Can you tell me why my portrait video is small on YouTube when viewing on a mobile phone? I created a video on my MacBook Pro through iMovie. Once it finished uploading I wanted to watch it on my phone on YouTube. I click full screen and the video is tiny, like in a small box. How do I fixed...
  4. Crazycowproductions

    MP 7,1 New Mac Pro / Adobe Premiere / GPU / WTF?

    Hello. I purchased a brand new Mac Pro (Specs Below). Of course it came pre-loaded with Catalina. I’m working in Adobe Premiere 2019 (Not 2020 for obvious reasons). And noticing very poor performance issues. Timeline is choppy, slow exports, etc etc etc. I have also been monitoring the GPU usage...
  5. The Other One

    MP 7,1 How is it for multicam editing in Premiere?

    I'm currently using a Windows machine that I built myself last year initially as a Hackintosh, which worked fine — except that the anxiety over updates did me in. After a couple months, I gave in and installed Windows and resigned myself to just waiting for the Mac Pro to release. To date, I...
  6. e1me5

    MP 7,1 Mac Pro or iMac Pro or iMac 27"

    I went today to an official Apple retailer to order a replacement battery for my ageing 2012 15" cMBP and I asked the manager there about the new Mac Pro and what are the prices of the entry spec models. I work at a film production company and since our 2010 MacPro isn't capable anymore to edit...
  7. C

    Macbook Pro 16" 2.3 or 2.4 i9 vs 32 or 64 gb RAM for Vide Editing in DaVinci Resolve

    Hello everyone, Been reading Macrumors since forever, but now I finally made an account to post here as well. I am looking to buy a new MBP 16" to do some fairly heavy video editing on the go in DaVinci Resolve (mostly 2.6 and 4k Raw files, with lots of effects, noise reduction etc)...
  8. countershading

    contemporary Quicktime Pro alternative

    What’s a good alternative for Quicktime Player 7 Pro that will be supported in the next macOS? I still use QTP to conveniently chop off beginnings and ends of downloaded 720p YouTube tutorial videos ("subscribe to my channel…") and then save them as .mov without recompression. Current...
  9. Flr_flr

    Which MacBook to get (Casual video editing + travelling)

    Hi guys! I am about to finally retire my mid-2012 MacBook Pro soon, and have been looking into options for the next one so I need some advice. I am only getting into video editing with Adobe Premiere Pro, however I am planning to create casual content for social media mainly (so no 3D and...
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    $10,000 PC vs $10,000 Mac for Video Editing

    I was wondering if I would be better off in terms of saving render time (effects, codec conversion, etc.) spending $10,000 on a custom PC rig or a pre-built Mac rig. I use Adobe Premiere Pro, as well as Photoshop and Illustrator. Any ideas?
  11. J

    [Video Editing] Optimal Drive Configuration (More info inside)

    Hi there, I'm upgrading an old Mac Pro to be my main edit machine. I've got a PCIe SSD, a standard SSD, and a 7200 HDD. If I'm separating based on: OS Drive Media Drive Cache Which drive should be the fastest? The OS or the media drive? Now if we're not talking about video editing and...
  12. rowspaxe

    The future of external media with the ipad?

    Just did a deep dive on Western Digital wifi external drives for ipad. I kept thinking, "why is this necessary"? Apple added usb-c to the pro line up, but this connection does not support--to my understanding--direct media transfers. Why gimp capable--if developing --video tools like Luma...
  13. I

    Storage Solution for Video Production Business - NAS?

    We are a team of creatives looking to solve our growing storage issues as I’m sure most businesses discover. The majority of our work is video and now more often than not we filming in 4K. On average a job/project will consume roughly 200GB in its entirety which includes the raw footage...
  14. C

    Which is best product for Video Editing

    Hello, I am currently looking around for a video editing beast. I have recently created a youtube, and my laptops or tablets simply aren't powerful enough. I have been looking into surfaces and mac and ipads, and I just don't know what to think. I hear some great reviews and then some awful...
  15. O

    Macbook Pro 13" 2018 for Video Editing

    Hi, I'm almost decided to buy a MacBook Pro with Touch Bar 2018 i7 16gb 512ssd. But I have a question in regard to its video editing cababilities. First let me tell you what I'll use it for: I am a film director, mainly of TV ads, short films and music videos. My main reason to choose this...
  16. EEzycade

    Good starter camera...

    I am soon starting a tech youtube channel. Any recommendations for a camera to start out with? My budget is 600 dollars max. Also, what are some good alternatives to Final Cut Pro?
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    16GB RAM vs 32GB RAM - Radeon Pro 555X vs 560X - Editing 4K video?

    What’s more important for editing 4K video? Upgrading the RAM, graphics card or processor? Main question is between 16GB RAM vs 32GB RAM and Radeon Pro 555X vs 560X. Buying 2018 MacBook Pro for video editing and would appreciate some input. I use Adobe Premiere. The thing that is most...
  18. J

    iMac Pro iMac for video editing

    Hey, my names Jared. I'm really big into video editing and want to upgrade from my current late 2015 MacBook. I edit using premiere (sometimes FCPX, that's why I wanna stay w/ apple). I want to learn more on AE, but my computer always crashes when I try to do anything w/ it. I've been getting...
  19. S

    Recommendations for light video edditing

    Hi all, I was really hoping for an iMac update today, but it was not to be. That said, what do you all think would be a good option for light (maybe occasionally mid) video editing? (the iMac pro is unfortunately out of my range) would the current iMac still be option? or should definitely I...
  20. H

    Making a professional promo video

    I just found a professional promotional video on YouTube, I want to make video just like this one (I mean the exact video from the start to the end), I downloaded many software,but I couldn't make a video just like it, I wish I know what video editing was used to make it. what options were used...