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Running FCP 6 under Leopard through Parallels in Mountain Lion


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A friend currently uses FCP 6 under 10.5.8 on an old 15" MacBook Pro. He intends to buy a new MacBook, and wants to continue using FCP 6. The local Apple Store told him he could run FCP 6 under Leopard through Parallels in Mountain Lion. Would FCP would take a hit speed wise, or will it run satisfactory as on his current 2.4 GHz 2007 MBP?

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The local Apple Store told him he could run FCP 6 under Leopard through Parallels in Mountain Lion.
I'm not so sure that Leopard can legally be run virtually from Mountain Lion. Take a read of the following MacWorld Magazine article and draw your own conclusion: LINK
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Beyond any legality, man, the speed hit you would see would be maddening. You would really be better served to save up and either get a later version, or just use iMovie. Maybe look into Avid (is it Pinnacle Studio now?)

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