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All format of video require rendering at some point.
Recording format like P2 and SxS do save a lot of time while capturing. But there are other areas where you can cut back on the amount of time spent on a project. If you buy a RAID and a video card, such as the Kona card for Mac or Xena card for PC, you will allow for more real time effects. Learning keyboard shortcuts cuts saves time too.
NLE = Non linear editor. Simply put, it’s your editing program.