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Suggestions on video editing software

by dragon_e7e / March 9, 2011 1:50 AM PST

Hi all,

I'm looking for a video editing/creating software. I used to use Windows Movie Maker, but it's not enough anymore. I'm looking for something that is not too hard to learn, good #s of effects, and hopefully has some cool presets. Oh, and also, I don't have a big budget, so probably under $100. Thanks all!

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Right off the bat,
by ahtoi / March 10, 2011 12:11 PM PST

I would say anything is better than moviemaker (not that I have use it, hehe). I think the rest is more or less about the same, Sony Vegas, Nero, Roxio, Corel, so take your pick..and they are all about the same in price. Personally I am using an older version of Nero on my win2K (I like it) and I am not into blu-ray stuff yet; but with all these copy protection stuff, it might not do me much good anyway.

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Video Editing Software Recommendation
by Surrealist90 / March 11, 2011 9:44 AM PST

I was in this 'minor' predicament myself a few months ago, after having been underwhelmed by the offerings of movie maker. After a little research, I came across one of the highest rated programs for this, Cyberlink Powerdirector 9. It costs about $ 150, but it has 64-bit utilization, has a swath of editing features, and really isn't too difficult to learn. I recommend you check it out.

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by dragon_e7e / March 11, 2011 3:30 PM PST

Thanks for the suggestions! I'll give Cyberlink's Powerdirector 9 a try.

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by OLLIESNR / March 12, 2011 12:49 AM PST
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agree with both replies..i have tried both nero and cyberlink. cyberlink a wee bit better but it adds about 1 to 2 gig to the end result making some videos too large to fit on a dvd where nero uses a lot less space. You can also try ashampoo burning studio. it does a good job using the same system as nero only without a lot of editing functions, it does have some nice menu templates though and you can get it for 9 to 29 us dollars depending on the specials. writes at the same speed as nero regards ollie

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march 9,reply
by bappanandy / March 22, 2011 11:57 PM PDT

hope can try this............
pinnacle video editing software.i think it will be best for you.bye........
bappa nandy.kolkata.india

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by LenRobSon / March 28, 2011 9:01 PM PDT
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I agree about Pinnacle. My PC is about 8 years old and I have different Video programs in it, but I like Pinnacle the best. I use it to vonvert my VHS tapes to DVD burning. It is great for editing as I go.

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by workchic / April 10, 2011 3:52 PM PDT

Cyberlink is good and Final Cut Pro in MAC.

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