What I believe has happened is that you may have read my review of Vegas Movie Studio 14 and then clicked on the link at the bottom of the page. Many other video editing programs, still use overly complicated techniques to achieve basic functions on the timeline, which adds greatly to the time it takes to learn how to use a program. The new version adds a picture-in-picture track by default, which might be helpful to some novices. More advanced users will also appreciate that you can customize a large range of settings in Vegas Movie Studio 14 Platinum. There is a large community of Vegas Movie Studio users on YouTube, who have been using the program for years to create their gaming videos, make up tutorials, cooking channels, daily vloggers, etc. The competition in this category is fierce, which means it can be very confusing to find a product that best suits your needs.
If you need urgent help with how to use the program, check out my , which is not so different to v14. Let us know in the comments section below. We've also developed a new quick start dashboard with five or six numbered steps. For example, you want to create a short video segment from a much longer video. That's usually too long, but you can trim the clip on the timeline with the standard tools. To be honest, I think the mix of features spread across six alternative editions is confusing. This isolates moving objects and people within a video and applies effects to them as the video progresses.
But once learned, these tools are useful and powerful and will be invaluable tools that enable editors to craft both simple and complex videos. You can also directly upload your creations to YouTube, Facebook, and Vimeo. The software you have in hand is absolutely the perfect software for your needs unless you can conclusively prove that it is not. This problem is well known in the Vegas community and by the developers of Vegas. I had to increase the clip overlap, but there was no warning message about this, as other programs provide. If you decide that this is the program for you, I would recommend that you get the Platinum or Studio edition rather than the slightly cheaper entry-level edition.
The ability to switch between the new darker theme and the original white theme has been removed, which means not everyone is happy about this change, but it is light years ahead of the awful version 13 interface. In Vegas Movie Studio 14 Platinum, rendering is referred to as Make Movie or Render As, which mean the same thing. Music Maker 2017 Plus Edition enables you to produce, record and mix music. I will not bore you to death and list each timeline tool individually now, but will show you more specifically what I mean in the video review located at the top of this page. Color Match Vegas Movie Studio's Color Match tool is somewhat of a pro-level feature, but it can make any video movie look better. Welcome Screen When you first open Vegas Movie Studio 14 Platinum, you will be greeted by the Welcome screen.
If you own Sony Movie Studio Platinum 13, I think it is definitely worth upgrading to version 14. Share your video with the world! It's great that version 14 has now been released, but I think version 15 will be the true test for Magix and the future of Vegas Movie Studio and Vegas Pro. You have to simply import your files you want to work with and drag it to the timeline for editing. Personally, I feel this is great value for money. If you are going to keep it relatively simple then Movie Edit Pro, if you want to really get into editing as a serious hobby or even move towards pro, Vegas Movie Studio.
There are a lot of newer video editing programs on the market. It also lets you pair 3D subclips. The tool also has a Match Brightness option with an obvious and helpful function. The data presented is for information purposes only. It is famous for it's easy to drag and drop timeline eiting. I think that in general, most video editors have a user-friendly interface. In my mind, I was comparing it to placing an image over a video.
Regards, Derek Moran Movie Studio Zen, Australia 2017 Excellent review, Derek. The program also features an interactive storyboard module that makes it easier to complete quick projects and learn the basics. Between one and three buttons will appear at the bottom right corner of each clip within the timeline, which can be used for editing the settings of the clip. I already have the Movie Studio Platinum 12 and wanted to upgrade. Instead, it offers a modern-looking dark interface with just a modicum of buttons. The ability to create custom workspaces which fits your needs is just genius and I love it. At the moment broad compatibility as far as import, editing, and output goes is not quite there yet.
Remember High School maths and plotting logarithmic functions on an x, y graph? Mode Based Workflows The new Mode-based workflow has been introduced to offer a sequential approach to putting together your project based on a logical progression of steps. Best Buy's return policy only allows for identical replacements of open box software. Transitions can be painful, because not everything from the past will survive, but there is also an opportunity for a fresh start. Full Specifications General Publisher Publisher web site Release Date February 04, 2019 Date Added February 18, 2019 Version 16. This brand-new version makes it the most powerful two-in-one solution for video and audio editing in its segment. However, depending on your needs you might prefer one over the other.
There is even a music-making program supplied as an added extra. The new Quick Start panel at top left helps in creating this impression, with its simple step-numbered choices of Add Video and Audio, Add Text and Graphics, Create Transitions, Add Video Effects, and Make Movie. You can drag out a region and create a new sub-clip from the original video and then add it to the main Vegas timeline. Pro-level programs take more time to learn and are much more expensive, but they are extremely powerful and highly capable of creating commercial-quality movies. This is so that I can place the new segment into the location I want it to be placed. Cheers John in Perth There is no point in buying physical versions anymore.