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Apple’s 2019 Mac Pro – First Impressions

For the past several weeks I’ve been working on Apple’s new flagship computer – the Mac Pro. In short: the Mac Pro makes post-production feel seamless. One might even say that at times the post-process can actually become delightful.  And to be clear, the words “seamless” and “delightful” are seldom if ever used in conjunction with the words “post-production.” If I had to pick one word to describe the Mac Pro, it would be: “Effortless.“ Depending on your ultimate configuration, this likely isn’t going to be a cheap machine by any measure. It is however a significantly faster machine than what I’ve been working on to date, and from experience with similar past investments, that time saved will add up significantly over the years – especially when working with high resolution imagery. Once more, the Mac Pro is actually FUN to work on. The Mac Pro feels like it works WITH you not AGAINST you. For tech geeks, this is the equivalent of punching the accelerator of a top of the line sports car. It’s brought a smile to my face more than once – due to both it’s speed, and also the ability to work on, an in turn see one’s work at the very highest level of detail. Scrubbing through ultra-high resolution footage can be so painless that it almost feels like you’re getting away with something. It’s made me a bit giddy more than once. After years of pain pushing heavy pixels around … this machine...

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Published By: Vincent Laforet's Blog - Tuesday, 10 December

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