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Old August 14th, 2009, 08:05 AM   #1
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4GB IMac & FCE4. A good start?

I want a crash course in DV editing. Will a 4GB Imac and FCE4 be a good combination to learn with? (Assuming I've already decided on FC vs. other options).

I eventually want to make small documentaries, likely using a Canon HV30 or similar. Can I use this for a while while I cut my teeth and beyond?

Trying to maximize my $$. I don't want to afford the Pro series at present.

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Old August 14th, 2009, 12:14 PM   #2
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Can't comment on FCE since I use FCP. But a newer iMac with 4GB should be just fine. I am editing HDV on a 3ghz iMac with 4GB memory and it's a real pleasure!
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