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Old October 2nd, 2011, 11:20 AM   #1
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Runnng Vegas on a Mac?

I have a copy of Vegas 8. I have a laptop that I run Mac Boot Camp and this version on now. Works just OK.
I'm thinking of updating to ver 11. Anyone know if I can run Vegas on a Mac Pro using Parallels? I want to keep the Mac OS and machine. See the specs below (including the ATI card).

odel Name: Mac Pro
Model Identifier: MacPro3,1
Processor Name: Quad-Core Intel Xeon
Processor Speed: 2.8 GHz
Number Of Processors: 2
Total Number Of Cores: 8
L2 Cache (per processor): 12 MB
Memory: 6 GB
Bus Speed: 1.6 GHz
Chipset Model: ATI Radeon HD 2600
Type: GPU
Bus: PCIe
Slot: Slot-1
PCIe Lane Width: x16
VRAM (Total): 256 MB
Vendor: ATI (0x1002)
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Old October 2nd, 2011, 12:01 PM   #2
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Re: Runnng Vegas on a Mac?

Here's a few posts you can look at:

Vegas on MacBook Pro

Vegas on a Mac (no joke)

Vegas Pro 10 on an Aging Mac Pro Computer?

Glitchy audio in Vegas via Parallels/Boot Camp on mac

Sony Vegas on a Mac
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Old October 8th, 2011, 07:01 PM   #3
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Re: Runnng Vegas on a Mac?

I run Vegas 10 on a MacPro (2009 ver) and it doesnt run well. DSLR footage are very jerky. Macbook Pro V10 on the 2011 17" works pretty well via bootcamp.

Not sure about parallels but i thought it might be slower esp with DSLR footage
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Old October 9th, 2011, 10:07 PM   #4
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Re: Runnng Vegas on a Mac?

thx for the replys guys.... I'll avoid this sandtrap
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