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Is is possible to do multi-camera editing in Final Cut Express like this or this?

EDIT: I am using FCE 3.5 HD on Snow Leopard. Is that bad?

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The last version of final cut express is the same as the last final cut pro (before X was released on the app store) so it is as capable as pro for multiple camera editing. –  bmike Jul 30 '11 at 1:02
    
Is there a plugin for FCE 3.5 to do this? –  daviesgeek Jul 30 '11 at 21:46
    
I'm on 4.0.1 and it doesn't need a plug in. You might edit the question to reflect your specific version of Express. Are you still running 10.4 Tiger? (as FCE 3.5 isn't even supported on Leopard.) –  bmike Jul 30 '11 at 22:21
    
@bmike Could you write up your answer so I can accept it?? –  daviesgeek Aug 4 '11 at 17:26
    
@bmike I got FCE 4.0.1. How do you do multi-cam editing? And what do you mean by the last version of FCE is the same as the las version of FCP. –  daviesgeek Aug 14 '11 at 23:02
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My general opinion it's never bad to keep your money in your pocket and keep using software that works.

The last version of final cut express is the same as the last final cut pro (before X was released on the app store) so it is as capable as pro for multiple camera editing.

The oldest Express version I have handy is 4.0.1 and it doesn't need any plug-ins to work for multi cam.

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Thanks so much. I probably will do the same: keep FCE 3.5 and upgrade to FCE 4.0.1. –  daviesgeek Aug 4 '11 at 18:29
    
And the benefits of second hand software are many - problems are mostly known, you have many people with experience to show you the way. It often makes up for less vendor support, fewer patches and less modern features. –  bmike Aug 4 '11 at 18:33
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Second-hand software...meaning used software? –  daviesgeek Aug 4 '11 at 18:39
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