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Old September 14th, 2004, 05:09 PM   #1
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What exactly is non linear editing? I was looking at Canopus and Matrox and they kept metioning Adobe software. Why is this? Do these programs modify Adobe or what is all of this? thanks for your answers.

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Old September 14th, 2004, 06:59 PM   #2
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Linear editing is when you assemble everything in a linear fashion, one after another. An example would be 2 VHS decks (hit play on one, record on the other).

Non-linear editing: Generally this refers to a computer editing program. You can make edits however you want, access any point in your footage instantaneously, and change edits without having to re-assemble other edits.

Non-linear editing refer to computer editing programs basically.

2- Canopus and Matrox make hardware acceleration cards for Adobe Premiere. This probably explains why they mention Adobe a lot.
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Old September 15th, 2004, 02:10 AM   #3
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Glenn has a good explenation. I just wanted to add:

- Adobe is the name of a company (like Matrox and Canopus) -> They have products like Photoshop and Premiere
- As Glenn pointed out they where probably talking about hardware acceleration cards. These almost always can ONLY be used with Adobe Premiere and no other NLE.

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