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Hello, Could you please give a recommendation for the best software

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Hello,
Could you please give a recommendation for the best
software to buy to make a professional looking video ?
Something with scanned pics, video clips, quotes and
special effects.
Also what type of computer specs would be required ?
Would like to use a laptop if possible.
Thank you for your time.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Software
Expert:  James replied 1 year ago.
Hi,

Will you be using a PC or a Mac?

Thanks,


J.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Want to buy a new laptop and was all set to buy a Mac, but not that
impressed with my iPad.
Other than the iPad, only have a Chrome Book right now.
So, unless Mac is the best for this, then probably a PC.
This video is the most important thing, so any
recommendations would be great !
Expert:  James replied 1 year ago.
Ok, I understand.

If you buy an iMac, it will come bundled with movie creating software which is pretty good.

If you go with a PC, there is pretty much only one software you want to consider.
It is called Pinnacle Studio, and it is the De-Facto standard in video editing.

You can view and get it from:

http://www.pinnaclesys.com/PublicSite/us/Products/Consumer+Products/Home+Video/Studio+Family/


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Many thanks,

James.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you !
Which level iMac would be the best?
Any laptop suggestions other than Dell ?
Expert:  James replied 1 year ago.
Hi,

If your core business for the laptop is video editing, you want a high-end machine.

One of the newer Macbook Airs will be ok, the Macbook Pro will be better.

If you are looking at a PC, make sure the CPU is at least Intel I7, and the memory is at least at 8GB of RAM.


If you have any other questions or need more information, please ask me – I’ll be happy to respond!
I'd appreciate it if you can rate my service using the faces below my answer.

Many thanks,

James.
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