they both have they're strenghts and weaknesses. avid's file managment is better, but the studio that comes with final cut is amazing, and its getting more and more versitile.ground_control wrote:You might be surprised these days how much work comes through my facility that was done on FCP. Amateurs are a huge part of the "industry" now, whether they are now fully professional or still really amateurs, and they use what they know. And that is Final Cut.rikhyray wrote:No, it is not.,never been. It is just stilly Apple marketing and propaganda. FCP is really nice and developed over the years but the real industry standard was and is Avid.stonee wrote: final cut pro is an industry standard, and mac only. so now, mobile editing will be out for me, without buying a pc.
Certainly Avid is an industry standard, and has been for much longer, but it's far from the only one anymore.
ps I'm not saying this is a good thing; FCP can be a royal pain in the ass to integrate into a professional postproduction workflow.
it all still means dick if you rely on an external hd and your deck is fw 400 tho...