Professional Editing Crossroads, Apple or Adobe?


Apple’s Final Cut X is not a professional editing system. I will give them 6 months to see what improvements are made to FCX or if they reintroduce, and continue to support, final Cut Studio 3. I have too much time and $s invested in FC, Motion, Color, Compressor and DVD Studio Pro to jump ship. That said, I am fully committed to learning Adobe’s Premiere Pro and After Effects so that I can make the best decision in January of 2012. Since I am an advanced user of Photoshop CS5 Extended I may find that moving to Adobe’s Production Premium will not be as hard as the first go- round learning Final Cut Studio 3.

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