Avid Xpress DV3 vs Final Cut Pro

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Avid Xpress DV3 or Final Cut Pro

-- (ultim8@cfl.rr.com), April 08, 2002


I've used both systems and I have to say, Nothing beats Avid Xpress. It can be a bit harder to learn but once you've got it, it has it ALL over FCP. Don't get me wrong, FPC is a good program. Version three being real time is certainly a big help. But Avid Xpress works, for the most part, like the big $30,000+ Avid systems and the controls, hotkeys, and shortcuts are pretty much the same.

Cost-wise FCP 3 and Xpress are comarable. And both have Mac and PC versions. If you know Avid, my advice would be to get Xpress.

-- Jay Couvillon (wintermute670@yahoo.com), July 22, 2002.

Final Cut Pro is Mac only. It was developed by Apple.

-- James Coleman (jaymes@mac.com), January 05, 2003.

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