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krag96

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Being anything but computer savy myself I'll field these questions to those more in the know, (please keep the answers and opinions simple, I'm not of the generations who grew up with these machines).  I do value your opinions, but understand I'm pretty much a Neanderthal when it comes to computers. 

 

I'm due for a new/newer computer anyway and would like to get one at least "friendly" with my DSLRs both in connectivity and resolution without breaking the bank,  Or are there specific machines built with digital photography in mind?  I don't mind if it's a lap-top, all in one, or a desk-top, just something I can put an SD card or a CF card in and work with.  This computer is an older all in one Lenovo 8.1 which doesn't seem to like importing files from an SD card. 

 

As for software, I have no idea as to which of the more popular ones to download.  Any help would be appreciated. 



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if getting computer for editing you want computer with 16gb or more ram all basic computers now need minual of 12gb ram to run good



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I filled the 4 RAM slots of my iMac with 8 GB each for my
work that is limited to pictures but I want fast processing.

This perfect photo machine would be not so sufficient if I
contemplated video editing though… which I don't.



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16gb or more, easy enough to remember.  

 

What's the opinion on, Affinity Photo?  



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What's the opinion on, Affinity Photo?  


 

I am, since years, Adobe free and using the whole Affinity suite.
There is still much room for improvements but it is brilliant already,
rock solid stable and evolving rapidly.



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Thanks, I've read good things about Affinity.