Which app to choose?

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Greenlin

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Which app to choose?

PostWed Aug 10, 2022 11:40 am

Hi all, I just signed up for the forum. I understand Blackmagic Design develops video editing software, can you tell me which app is better for non-professionals?
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Re: Which app to choose?

PostWed Aug 10, 2022 2:42 pm

Download Davinci Resolve lite. This is a fully packed version that works perfect for all the basics. and 100% free and withouts AD's :D

https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/produc ... nciresolve
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Re: Which app to choose?

PostWed Aug 10, 2022 7:31 pm

Blackmagic makes only one NLE, and it's definitely meant for professionals.

If you wish to go down this path, BMD has made available some really great training.

https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/produc ... ning#books

If you're not so much interested in spending that kind of time learning, there are easier consumer-level NLE's.

Filmora seems pretty popular.
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Re: Which app to choose?

PostThu Aug 11, 2022 1:00 am

Thank you for your answers!
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Re: Which app to choose?

PostThu Aug 11, 2022 8:54 am

Don't let the fact that Resolve is intended to be professional software put you off. I'm not a professional editor or colorist but have been using Resolve for over five years.
As Daniel says, download the free version and give it a try. Resolve does require decent hardware to run properly. These are the current minimum computer specs.
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