Is my laptop good enough for video editing?

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    • #86102
      Avatarminerva_
      Member

      I bought an Asus laptop last June and I'm wondering if it can handle video editing programs like Sony Vegas Pro 13 and After Effects. If not, can you guys suggest any good programs I can use with my laptop? Thanks!

       

      Laptop Specs:

       

      ASUS X453MA-BING-WX175B

       

      • Processor
        Intel Bay Trail-M Dual Core Celeron
      • N2840 2.16Ghz
      • Operating System
        Windows 8.1 
      • Chipset
        Intel Chipset
      • Memory
        2GB DDR3L 1600 MHz SDRAM
      • Display
        14.0"" 16:9 HD (1366×768)
      • Graphic
        Integrated Intel HD Graphics
      • Storage
        2.5" 9.5mm SATA
        500GB HDD 5400 RPM 
    • #212613
      Avatarhalfisher
      Participant

      I currently run a desktop that has 8 Intel cores, 12Gig RAM, 2 SATA drives and a $700 GeForce video card with 8 Gig VRAM and Vegas pro (and After Effects CC) will choke and freeze at times when I need them most. I think you’d only be able to edit video on your laptop using some “starter” software such as Sony Platinum, Cyberlink, Corel or something made about 5 years ago to keep the headaches and teeth gnashing to a minimum.

    • #212840
      Avatarjustoo
      Member

      That’s too bad, I have a similar laptop in my office which now I just learned it’s not suitable for professional editing.

    • #212892
      Avatarrgones
      Member

      Thank you Justoo, can you please suggest any video editing application which can run perfectly with above mentioned configuration.

    • #215307

      if you are working for yourself ” try using
      adobe photoshop, after fX, and Premiere pro, photoshop is must you can edit video also in photoshop

      or if you want to enter in post-production learn 3D, VFX also

      use NukeX, (for VFX), Cinema 4D (for VFX and motion graphics) maya/max (for VFX and animation) and After Effects (for VFX and motion graphics) start with after effects if you are familiar with Photoshop

      thanks

      HD Video Editors Team

      http://www.hdvideoeditors.com/

    • #215308

      if you are working for yourself ” try using
      adobe photoshop, after fX, and Premiere pro, photoshop is must you can edit video also in photoshop

      or if you want to enter in post-production learn 3D, VFX also

      use NukeX, (for VFX), Cinema 4D (for VFX and motion graphics) maya/max (for VFX and animation) and After Effects (for VFX and motion graphics) start with after effects if you are familiar with Photoshop

      thanks

      HD Video Editors Team

      http://www.hdvideoeditors.com/

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