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    Hi,
    I am a novice film maker and want to know which movie editing software is better and more suited to my needs. I currently use imovie and am quite good at using it. I was looking into final cut pro, adobe premiere and adobe after effects and would like to know which one is better, best value for money, most user friendly etc. I am only 15 and don't plan on making a career out of film making. Something like imovie with much more features. Please help as I am quite curious.

    Thanks

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    Try Adobe Premiere Elements. It has lots of features and is quite easy to use.
    There is a free trial available.

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    Cool, thanks. But is adobe premiere different to adobe premiere elements, or is it basically the same?

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    Basically the same but a bit stripped down. You should be able to do most things with Elements, plus it is a lot cheaper.
    It would be a good step up from iMove but not to difficult to learn.

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    Ok , great.
    Thanks

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    Final Cut Pro X is also a good choice for someone who is adept at the current versions of iMovie. And cheap.

    Not saying Adobe Premiere (or its Elements version) aren't good -- I'm sure they are -- just saying that since you're already adept at iMovie, at least LOOKING at the next (Apple) step up would seem to me to be the logical choice ...

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    But does final cut pro x have more features than adobe premiere? Or are they relatively similar?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sudmeister View Post
    But does final cut pro x have more features than adobe premiere? Or are they relatively similar?
    Ahh 30 in Perth today Lovely weather Im south in Katanning

    Anyways FCP X is a powerful App now with all the updates Apple have put in. I would suggest downloading and see which suits you as you get a trial to test them out.
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