Chapter 18. Setting Up Your Color System

<authorgroup>ALEXIS VAN HURKMAN</authorgroup>

Before you start using Color for serious work, you’ll want to consider whether or not your current system is going to meet this software’s unique demands. Is your computer fast enough? Do your graphics card and computer displays need updating? And what about your hard drive storage? These are all important questions.

What Is “Real Time” Anyway?

As you contemplate how much of an investment you want to make in your system, you need to understand what Apple means when they talk about real-time effects particular to Color. All adjustments that you make in Color update the image and the video scopes in real time (or, if you have a control surface, you can even use its ...

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