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Editing film clips on computer

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by Paul Schulze, Jun 28, 2016.

  1. Paul Schulze

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    I have taken some film clips with my P3S and downloaded them to my iMac. Full screen previews on the Mac seem to have very good resolution. When I clip and save the results using iMovie, the full screen resolution looks poor. I don't know why the resolution is decreasing.

    Do I need to use a different program (can be OS10 or Win 7), or do I need to use DJI's Go App for editing?


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  2. apprentice

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    I'm a Microsoft guy and don't know much about Mac video editing.
    But I know that some people use Final Cut Pro X with a lot of success. It looks like a pretty simple to use application comparing to Adobe Premiere Pro that I use on a PC.
    Final Cut Pro X - Overview

    But for more advanced editing you definitely need an Adobe Premiere Pro.
     
  3. Peter_Envy

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    iMovie will change the resolution at the end when you are saving the file. The maximum resolution it supports is 1080. I use it, but make sure that all the options when I save are set to maximum or best quality and I'm pretty happy with the results.


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  4. Paul Schulze

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    QuickTime does simple editing of a single clip and allows various resolutions for the finished clip.


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  5. Paul Schulze

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    You can also cut and paste from another QuickTime clip to make a combination movie..


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