Final Cut vs. Adobe

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  1. carpet muncher

    carpet muncher New Member

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    I've been itching to get a Mac recently so I could give Final Cut a try. I'm still a novice at editing, but I've been cutting my teeth on Adobe (Premiere and After Affects).

    My question is, for those that have used both, is one clearly more advanced than the other? Would a move to Final Cut make me cream my shorts?

    FYI, I use a Windows x64 system right now. Haven't touched a Mac in years but am not opposed to switching.
     
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    As far as the capabilities of the software, there's not a HUGE difference... but the usability on the mac is much better.

    if you get the studio, you get video editing, soundtrack for audio, motion for animation, and dvd studio pro, and they are seamless together
     
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    I could not afford the studio, but I have FCP as a standalone and from personal experience it blows Adobe Premiere out of the water as far as usability and how intuitive the interface is.
     
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    i'm buying a 1.67 15" pb next week with studio :bowdown:
     
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    Are they really seamless? I mean, Adobe says Premiere, After Affects, Audition and Encore seamlessly work together but they don't, IMO. Sometimes the workflow process is cluttered. I'll admit, however, that Adobe's products are a gazillion times easier to use than Sony's Vegas Video. :hsd:
     
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    You Mac guys aren't as bad as Bill Gates made you out to be in the latest edition of Wintel Sackriders Weekly ;)
     
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    won't regret it Rob, I've had mine and I love it. 2 gigs of ram :nikko:
     
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    really want to know?

    http://images.apple.com/pro/pdf/Final_Cut_Studio_Workflows.pdf
     
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    Thank you! :bowdown:
     
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    dirteemac hey, how are you?

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    I could see an adobe product like premire possibly integrating with other adobe products better than FCP, but FCP is a pretty good editing program.
     

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