I wouldn’t point him in th


I wouldn’t point him in the direction of AVID right now. AVID would be a bit too much for someone who is just leaping in. My suggestion is premiere pro.

You don’t really need a playback deck if you have your camera. Playback decks are expensive.

If you want something really simple and cheap, I would go with Pinnacle. I think the lowest you can find the older version is about a hundred dollars.

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