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The Videomaker Guide to Video Production, 4th Edition by Videomaker

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11Data Storage Devices:Room to Move

 

Charles Fulton

 

 

 

 

There are a lot of considerations for storage when you’re dealing with video. You need room on a hard drive to capture footage. You need a scratch drive for rendering effects. You need an optical drive for outputting your projects. You might need an archive system too.

With all the need for storage, where do you start? Well, by reading this sentence, you’ve taken the first step in realizing that storage is a vital part of your video workflow. We’ll try to take you through the rest of the way.

On the Inside

Your editing computer has at least one hard drive. This drive is used to boot your computer and also to store your applications. You could capture video to this drive, but the better ...

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