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    Mac Mini wont run FCP HD
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    Mac Mini wont run FCP HD
    Well i got my FCP to install on my mac but now when i try to run it it comes up with an error message. Its somthing a long the lines of. "This application needs an APG video card to run it. Whats going on? Its a brand new mac mini.
    -Chapman Film School: Class of 2012-

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    Mac Mini wont run FCP HD
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    The brand new Mac Minis don't have video cards. The use the system RAM as vRAM, which FCP doesn't support.

    http://www.apple.com/finalcutstudio/specs.html
    I try to Command+Shift+/ when I can.
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    Mac Mini wont run FCP HD
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    Quote Originally Posted by surfwax95 View Post
    The brand new Mac Minis don't have video cards. The use the system RAM as vRAM, which FCP doesn't support.

    http://www.apple.com/finalcutstudio/specs.html
    Well that sucks... why would they do that? Anyone have a good editing software that can run on the mac mini? My powerbook is in the shop and i need to edit a cheep little thing for school.
    -Chapman Film School: Class of 2012-

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    Mac Mini wont run FCP HD
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    I try to Command+Shift+/ when I can.
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    Mac Mini wont run FCP HD
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    Its not that cheep of a video project. I need to have 3 video layers minimum.
    -Chapman Film School: Class of 2012-

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