Patrick Inhofer has updated his Avid vs FCP article. His comments are now up-to-date with the latest versions of the software.
Question: What is the difference between Apple’s Final Cut Pro and Avid’s Media Composer?
Not at least when it comes to creating first-class, professional results in a timely manner. They both get the job done on-budget and on-time.
But when it comes to how we approach our projects or how we interact with the software itself, there are some meaningful differences. I generally classify these differences into two types: Big picture and Smaller stuff.