The 10 Best Laptops For Video Editing

Updated December 21, 2018 by Daniel Imperiale

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We spent 25 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top selections for this wiki. If you need to do some creative work on the go, you're going to want one of these laptops for video editing. They boast incredible displays, high-powered graphics cards, and boatloads of RAM to let you run large, complicated programs for sequence assembly, audio mixing, color grading, and special effects. We've ranked them here by their speed, reliability, and portability. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best laptops for video editing on Amazon.

10. Predator Triton 700 Epic Gaming

9. Acer Predator 17-Inch G9

8. HP Omen 17t Premium

7. MSI WS63VR 7RL-023US 15.6-Inch

6. Dell XPS 15-Inch 9570

5. Alienware 17-Inch R5 Supreme

4. MSI GT75 8RG Titan

3. Lenovo ThinkPad P71 Workstation

2. Asus ROG 17-Inch GL703GS

1. Apple MacBook Pro 15-Inch

Editor's Notes

December 20, 2018: Apple's top model offers too much reliability in its performance to be usurped by Windows machines that might technically have better specs, especially for Final Cut users or anyone who lives and dies by convenient keyboard shortcuts. Among other options Asus and Lenovo have some serious hardware on the market, though the differences as you go down the list of their competitors are rather minimal.


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Last updated on December 21, 2018 by Daniel Imperiale

Daniel is a writer, actor, and director living in Los Angeles, CA. He spent a large portion of his 20s roaming the country in search of new experiences, taking on odd jobs in the strangest places, studying at incredible schools, and making art with empathy and curiosity.


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