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Pinnacle - not very good software

I was nearly finished with rendering the Celia DVD when I got "blue screened" and Pinnacle Studios 12 refused to work no matter what I did with it.  (I even had another new drive installed last night).  My tech guy said that Pinnacle broke and has to be re-installed.  I wrote to Pinnacle this morning and they said the same thing.  So I'm re-installing the software now.

I think that if I had the time, I'd really look into getting a Mac and buying Final Cut Pro.  I would have to attend a class or two for FCP as I hear that there's a big learning curve.

Well, I'm sure that everything will work out eventually. I'm just really looking forward to editing all the other videos!  I had hired a camera man to help with the highlights WAM video so I'm anxious to see his camera work.


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Feb. 4th, 2009 05:14 pm (UTC)
Video editing on a Mac
Hi Kat,
Sorry to hear you are having problems. I have worked on both systems and wanted to let you know how much easier it was, when I moved to a Mac. I was able to pick up FCP by noodleing around in it without any special classes. The program is very logical and intuitive. Since you have been editing before, I have no doubt that you would be able to make the switch very easily. Keep up the great work.

Feb. 5th, 2009 04:57 pm (UTC)
Re: Video editing on a Mac
Thanks, Stdesn!

I'm familiar with Mac, and probably should really consider buying one. :)
Feb. 4th, 2009 07:53 pm (UTC)
Every body I know, who does video editing, uses Pinnacle and Mac. It's very user friendly, and they have gotten very professional results,
Also Mac computers rule. My brother has gotten 1 hard drive crash in 7 years, and only beacuse his virus software, missed it, on an e-mail !!
Kinky C
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