If you thought editing photos took up a lot of computing resources, just wait until you dive into video. If you are new to video and wondering what you can do to make your post-processing run as fast as possible, this helpful video will give you some tips to optimize both your hardware and your software to keep your editing running as quickly as possible.
Coming to you from Film Riot, this excellent video will give you some hardware and software tips to help make your video editing workflow as fast as possible. In addition to the pointers in the video, it is also a good idea to make sure you are using SSD drives in your work. Old-fashioned spinning hard drives are quite slow relative to more modern SSD drives, and with the amount of data you are accessing and manipulating at any given time when editing video, an SSD drive can make a huge difference, especially as you move into a 4K workflow. Check out the video above for more helpful tips.
And if you are new to video and feeling a bit overwhelmed by it all, be sure to check out “Introduction to Video: A Photographer’s Guide to Filmmaking!”
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