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syberfilm
08-15-2012, 06:39 PM
I have been using lightworks for a few projects just to play with.

http://www.lwks.com/

It takes adobe plug-ins as well.

You may have to opt for the pro version which is about $60 per year. But gives a ton of extra features.

It is worth a look if you want a professional edit platform and have no money.

Phil999
08-15-2012, 10:58 PM
thank you for the reminder. Downloading v.11 now and those tutorials that were not there in v.10.

Gwangjuboy
08-15-2012, 11:54 PM
I don't know why I have never heard of it before, it looks awesome and the pedigree of movies its been used for is impressive.

Peter J. DeCrescenzo
08-16-2012, 12:26 AM
Does it support RAW DNG media? I didn't see that listed on their website.

Dontshoutfilms
08-16-2012, 12:35 AM
I've been using Lightworks for about a year now, and I really love it. I think I've finally figured out my transcoding recipe for my DSLR footage to get it to work with EDLs in Resolve, which is great. Once you get the hang of the way the editing works, it is so fast. Definitely worth a try.

razz16mm
08-16-2012, 07:06 AM
Does it support RAW DNG media? I didn't see that listed on their website.

No, not directly. They are looking at it though. Might work with DNG in a TIFF or MXF wrapper.
I had the beta loaded on my laptop for awhile. Used it for some simple DV footage editing. I really like the paradigm, but it is a rich and complex program with a bit of a learning curve. Great program for a team working on multiple stations for different parts of a project. I really want to explore it more.
My computers are getting to be too out of date to run any of the latest NLE's. Time to upgrade.

Jason Ramsey
08-16-2012, 12:05 PM
who here bought the 60 dollar annual license for the extra codecs, etc?

I downloaded the free version some time ago, but never really got around to checking it out.

rawCAM35
08-16-2012, 12:43 PM
Here is another one from the BBC research labs

http://ingex.sourceforge.net/index.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ingex

Dontshoutfilms
08-16-2012, 01:40 PM
I paid for the pro license, and may pay for DNxHD as well. I've tried it with ProRes and it works perfectly, and is running really great with the release update.

stip
08-16-2012, 06:11 PM
I paid for the pro license, and may pay for DNxHD as well. I've tried it with ProRes and it works perfectly, and is running really great with the release update.

Have you tried editing RED footage with it?

Dontshoutfilms
08-16-2012, 10:28 PM
I've never worked with Red footage. It is supposed to work with the Pro license, but I've never tried it.

SMPse
08-17-2012, 03:38 AM
I don't have that much Red footage to hand, but Lightworks been great with the few clips that I've tried. Give it a try. Lightworks is one of the best NLEs there is, as it will allow you to fully concentrate on editing, fast editing..