Non-linear digital editing is accomplished through a combination of hardware and software tools. Hardware resources affect the speed at which processor intensive activities such as rendering can be completed. Software suites determine workflow, options, and capabilities. Luckily prices for high powered computer hardware solutions continue to drop putting incredibly powerful tools within reach of new or novice digital editors.
Whether you are Mac or a PC there are many hardware options available. Some basic editing can even be done using a tablet like an iPad. Read on for some general information to consider when selecting a hardware platform for your editing. Read on for some specific things to consider when choosing your hardware.
Fully featured software suites are also available making effects once achievable only with a professional design department available to every digital editor. Whether you are a technophile or a novice computer user you can create stunning, professional looking videos with just a little bit of training and all the creativity you can muster!
There are many different software solutions for non-linear digital editing. There are free versions and paid versions for both PC and Apple based hardware solutions. Packages range in features and complexity from basic versions designed for novice video editors to advanced versions designed for professional video editors. Read on for information on some of the most common software suites. Read on for information about common digital editing software suites.