All you have doing on this board is to promote Apple's FC which needs to run on a Power PC machine. The rest of the PCs in the world, roughly 95% of them, run on WinTel machines.
Fact: Professional editors prefer to use AVID products whether they run on Power PC machines or WinTel machines if they want professional results.
Fact: Since there are 95% more WinTel machines in the world than Power PC machines, it was a natural choice for AVID to develop and release professional products to run on WinTel machines bsides running on Power PC machines.
Fact: You have been crying about your children not being able to edit their videos from their camcorders. Some one has already provided you information in a previous note where support for Power PC machines and WinTel machines has been available for some time from AVID and AVID partners like Matrox (and for only a few hundred dollars). AVID has decided to no longer release future updates due to low profitability even though the product has a large user base and has won many technical awards.
Fact: AVID is still the standard by which all competitor's products are judged.
Fact: The Broadcasting, Entertainment, Industrial, Educational and Marketing organizations who want a professional productions still demand AVID products.
Fact: AVID editors are still considered the cream of the crop and will outperform any other job applicant.
Electroflyer, just who are you and what is your gig? It is quite obvious you are short on AVID but you don't speak the truth because you can't handle the truth. You showed your ignorance when you didn't even know that Apple was marketing AVID Cinema a few years ago to take care of your children's video editing needs.