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Charles
Premiere 7.0
on Apr 12, 2003 at 1:03:49 pm

Just got a glimze on premiere 7.0. Check out the review so far:

http://www.digitalvideoediting.com/2003/04_apr/features/cw_nabday2.htm#.


Charles King
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ciabt
Re: Premiere 7.0
on Apr 14, 2003 at 9:53:17 pm

Hi there
Thanks alot for posting this link! Wow I can't wait for the new Adobe products, should be great to see what they can do!
Thanks again
Brent


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Charles
Re: Premiere 7.0
on Apr 15, 2003 at 4:56:30 am

No problem. I was a bit excited. I do hope that adobe tries and make this one mor stable and less problem free. Every forum I read seems that people are converting to vegas. I really don't want to learn another editing program but it seems that vegas seems to be pulling premiere users in that direction. Any comments?

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ciabt
Re: Premiere 7.0
on Apr 15, 2003 at 2:09:38 pm

Hi there
Yes I hope it is more stable as well, but too be honest I don't think the problems are always Premiere's fault, usually it has to do with hardware conflict. I used to have a pinnacle DV200 capture card running premiere and it used to crash all the time and the card would hardly work right, but now I have the Matrox RTX100 and Premiere has only crashed maybe once on me (in almost a year). We probably hear about so many problems about premiere because it is the most widely used program around the world and everyone has there horror story. Also probably over 95% of the machines running premiere aren't actually dedicated editing machines, they are off the shelf computers (or old computers) with only 1 hard drive and little ram and usually used to play games and download numerous programs from the net. With so many people around the world using it of course there are going to be so many horror stories and this has caused Premiere to get a bad rep. For example look at Windows and Mac based machines, Macs claim that there are less viruses that can affect Macs, which is true, but if you look at how many more Windows based machines then Macs you will see that there are like 85% (not statistic) more people to write viruses for the PC and if you actually compared the amount of viruses on both machines to the amount of machines they would probably come out fairly close. Premiere is a great editor, it is stable and can do just about everything any other editor can do (including the multimillion dollar avid suites) (perhaps not as quick, but should be able to the same things) and besides editing software is just a tool, its really up to the editor, how well he knows the program and how creative he is that is important. If you are a really good editor people won't be able to tell what software its edited on. I use Premiere to edit with, I learned how to use Final Cut Pro and it seems like a great program too but I am much more fermiliar with Premiere's ins and outs and can personally edit faster and more precise with premiere. I have to admit I was thinking of getting avid Xpress DV just cause all you hear is avid this avid that so I went over to a friends house and tried playing around with it for a few hours and basically go no where. I decided I didn't have the time to learn another program right now and that premiere can do everything I need it to do and more. I'd rather be able to edit well on Premiere and have people think it was done on an avid then use an avid and have people think I used premiere (what people assume when it doesn't look good). Basically I think Premiere is a very solid program and love how it integrates easily with Photoshop and After Effects. I think it does have a bad undeserved rep. I think vegas 4 and all the other software programs I mentioned are also great programs, but ultimately it comes down which you are most comfortable using because of the software, not the name!

Well thats just my opinion, hope you have a great day and Happy editing!
Later
Brent


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Charles
Re: Premiere 7.0
on Apr 15, 2003 at 2:20:32 pm

You've said everything That I'd anticipated. Well done. Thanks. I am, too, biginning to get more and more accustom to premiere's interface. I don't want to change interface either. We'll just have to wait and see. I just get tired of people complaining about premiere this and premiere that, like you mentioned. Thanks.

BTW, would having the DV REX board help in excellerating the realtime preview of premiere 6.5?

Charles King
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