To learn how to edit a video, you are going to need a speedy video editing computer. If you’ve bought a computer in the last year, you probably have the horsepower needed for most of these applications. If you are one of these lucky ones, you might consider upgrading the video card to make things run more smoothly.
For the rest of us, check out the video editing computers below. You will need a computer with a fast processor, plenty of hard drive space and a video card to handle the frame rate in these professional video editing software packages.
There are a number of different professional video editing software packages that are on the market. The one we’re looking at today is Corel VideoStudio Pro X2. It will edit your video and even do dvd video editing to finish the job. Most professional video editing software will give you a free trial period with their software, this video editor download is available for free as well.
But first, here are the specs for the computer you will need.
- Intel Pentium 4, AMD Athlon XP (equivalent) or higher recommended
- Microsoft Windows XP SP2 Home Edition/Professional, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows Vista
- 512 MB of RAM (1 GB or higher recommended)
- 1 GB of available hard disk space for program installation
- Windows-compatible sound card (multi-channel sound card for surround sound support recommended)
- Windows-compatible DVD-ROM for installation
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- Intel Pentium 4 3.0 GHz, AMD Athlon XP 3000+ or higher with Hyper-Threading technology
- 1 GB of RAM (2GB or higher recommended)
- 16X PCI Express display adapter
These Video Editing Computers will do the job. If you have the money a Quad Processor will be the way to go. Mine has 8 gigs of RAM and it really great and renders fast.