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Re: [MMUG] End of the Mac Pro on Tuesday?

Interesting discussion guys…. I use and train both FCP X and Premiere Pro. Both have their pros and cons, but both are very efficient to use on my MacBook Pro 17" i7 with 16GB of RAM and my iMac 27" with 32GB RAM. Both machines have supported GPU for Premiere Pro so I get the full benefit of Mercury playback. FCP X also rocks on these machines and performs incredibly well on the 15" Retina MacBook Pro I've been using as a loaner for the last couple of weeks. I've not had call to use FCP 7 at all in the last 18 months (well, I did open it up once a few weeks back to help extort an OMF) and if I do open it I'm reminded of how much better things are now. My thinking is that to refer to Premiere Pro as "FCP 8" does no-one any favours, least of all us as editors. Also, thinking FCP X is "iMovie Pro" is also just as misleading. At the end of the day we use the tools that work for us. At the end of the day it's about the product we produce for our clients, not the tool.