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Title: Video Editing & Compositing Software
Post by: Chiprocks1 on January 23, 2017, 04:12:28 pm
Since the dawn of time....well, since 2000, I have been using Adobe products exclusively, be it Premiere and After Effects when doing anything video related. Well, a couple of weeks ago, Premiere has seemingly decided it has had enough of me and no longer wants me using them. Whenever I try to play back any video files on the Timeline, it crashes. It was working fine before that. But now, no matter what file type or size, I get the same results. I've tried in vain to troubleshoot the problem on both sides of the aisle (software and hardware) and I can't find the problem.

Fast-forward to now, I have thrown my hands up and decided to move forward as I'm losing precious time searching for a fix when I could be editing stuff. So, I have checked out a few Top 5 List for best editing software and most have the same companies. Some of what's being recommended, I can't actually use because they run on Windows 10 or 64-Bit, which my main PC doesn't run. Running them on my Surface Pro will prove futile since it doesn't have enough power to run these types of programs without stutter.

So, the one program out of a few that I can run, is Filmora ( So far I'm digging what I'm seeing. It is somewhat dumbed down in comparison to what I have been working with for 17 years. But that's not to say the program sucks. It doesn't. It's actually pretty damn good and does stuff that even Premiere seems to get wrong. If you're into Video Editing, definitely check it out. Free Trial. I still have a ways to dig through what it can do and I also have to tailor my workflow now. Not a big learning curve. Just have to make some adjustments here and there.
Title: Re: Video Editing & Compositing Software
Post by: Chiprocks1 on January 25, 2017, 06:57:33 pm
I'm sure if you watch YouTube consistently, you have more than likely seen those with their own channels displaying their Title Card Bumpers before each video that plays. There are plenty of sites out there that sell their services in making one for your channel, but there is also Panzoid ( which offers the same for free. Kinda cool. I made a couple of them just to check out the final results, but I don't think I'd ever use it for any video I make because everyone and their grandmother uses them. I rather be the one that doesn't have one. Besides, I have something else in mind. I may post just for the hell of it. Who knows.