That’s a wrap…now you need a Video Editor…
Of course, you can do the traditional Google search go down the rabbit hole of Wikipedia manufacturer website Reading reviews to try to understand which software you need to use with your camera, we’ve all been there. There is a less stressful and much more productive way to approach that and that’s to chat with a video editing professional. Any a professional every situation is unique and may require a little bit of research although someone in the field is a lot more likely to be up-to-date always news and trends and he much more ahead of the curve in the regards to video and post production.
Ingesting & Transcoding
Initially when you offload your footage you would then sort them and organize it typically by camera or date shot depending on the production. Once you have done that, and properly renamed your files, you’ll need to then ingest the media into the NLE software to begin editing. Depending on which with resolution and format you shot your video you may be required to also transcode your footage so that is in a format that works with your editing software and it’s something that your computer is able to playback. This process requires lots of RAM & video processing power from your computer and can be quite tolling on a machine that machine that is not properly set up for video editing. A video editing professional will have a have editing machine that is built for ingesting, loves to transcode and is ready to render! Most professionals tend to edit on Mac-based systems although there’re certainly plenty of software that is open to both Mac and Windows platforms to allow users to work seamlessly between the two operating systems.