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Offline ched999uk

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4K Video Editing with slow PC?
« on: October 11, 2018, 20:22:42 »
Not really done any video editing but I need to do some basic cutting and splicing of some 4K video but My PC is an old i5 (2320 3ghz 4 core) with 4Gb of memory and an old ATi Radeon HD5400 512Mb graphics card.
So anyone know any video editing software that might enable me to do some basic editing?

Cheers.

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Re: 4K Video Editing with slow PC?
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2018, 09:38:11 »
I run kdenlive on a similar box, proxy all the clips down to 720p for editing and render full scale.

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Re: 4K Video Editing with slow PC?
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2018, 10:45:19 »
I have been using this for a while, its pretty good.  https://shotcut.org/
It can use multiple cores on your CPU to render your videos.  Your PC should be nippy enough.
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Re: 4K Video Editing with slow PC?
« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2018, 12:29:41 »
I have been using this for a while, its pretty good.  https://shotcut.org/
It can use multiple cores on your CPU to render your videos.  Your PC should be nippy enough.
I had forgotten I had installed shortcut when, I think you mentioned it a while ago. Just tried chopping up a small 8min 4K vid and while it maxed out all 4 cores it did manage it in few mins.

Perfect for uploading a few clips to youtube. I would post here but not quad related, just Blackpool Illuminations LightPool projections on the Tower.

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Re: 4K Video Editing with slow PC?
« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2018, 13:22:05 »
Another vote for shotcut.

Free and fairly easy to get to grips with.
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Re: 4K Video Editing with slow PC?
« Reply #5 on: October 12, 2018, 18:44:20 »
Not really done any video editing but I need to do some basic cutting and splicing of some 4K video but My PC is an old i5 (2320 3ghz 4 core) with 4Gb of memory and an old ATi Radeon HD5400 512Mb graphics card.
So anyone know any video editing software that might enable me to do some basic editing?

Cheers.
https://fxhome.com/express

Free video editing software it has loads of features and purchasable vfx elements.
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