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  Digital Video Editing Software Gallery
    -- Consumer Tools  (see also Professional Tools)

    by Douglas Dixon

        Summary version, with most recent releases
        Also see the Expanded version, with previous releases and screenshots

Software applications for digital video editing, separated into consumer and professional tools. Each application includes a brief description, and information on the latest released version, with product descriptions and images are summarized from published information. (The Expanded versions include previous product releases and application screenshots.)

Contents

See also: DVD Authoring Software Gallery


Recent Updates -- 2011

10/2011 - Sony - Vegas Pro 11
9/2011 - Adobe - Premiere Elements 10
6/2011 - Sony - Vegas Movie Studio 11
6/2011 - Apple - Final Cut Pro X
5/2011 - Adobe - Premiere Pro CS 5.5
3/2011 - Avid - Studio
2/2011 - Avid - Pinnacle Studio HD 15
2/2011 - Corel - VideoStudio Pro X4


Bundled Video Editing Software

Consumer video editing tools, bundled by Apple and Microsoft


Apple Inc. - iMovie '11



Starring Hollywood-style movie trailers

Apple iMovie '11, Released Oct. 2010
    iLife '11 suite $49, Family Pack (5) $79
    Mac Box Set with iLife '11, iWork, Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard $129

www.apple.com/imovie
PR 10/10 - www.apple.com/pr/library/2010/10/20ilife.html

    Find Apple iLife '11 on Amazon.com


Microsoft Corp. - Windows Live Movie Maker


Create movies and slide shows from photos and videos,
     share with friends and family

Windows Live Movie Maker for Windows 7 and Vista

Windows Live - http://download.live.com/moviemaker
Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Live_Movie_Maker

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Consumer Video Editing

Simplified video editing tools with consumer-friendly interfaces. Import from mobile phones, DV & MPEG camcorders, and new HDV & AVCHD high-def camcorders. Simple storyboard to multi-track timeline editing, with transitions, effects, animated titles and graphics, soundtracks. Range from around $80 to $150.


Adobe Systems - Premiere Elements 10      


Effortlessly create incredible movies
    Automnated movie editing, professional effects, quick and easy sharing
    #1 selling consumer video-editing software

Premiere Elements 10 - $99 list, Sept. 2011
    bundled with Photoshop Elements 10 - $149
Elements Plus with 20 GB storage, how-tos, themes, and effects - $179

Premiere Elements - www.adobe.com/products/premiere-elements.html
Photoshop Elements - www.adobe.com/products/photoshop-elements.html
Elements Product Family - www.adobe.com/products/elements-family.html

See article: Adobe Premiere / Photoshop Elements 10 Editing Software Review (Videomaker Magazine, Feb. 2012)
Find related Adobe articles in the Manifest Tech Blog

Find Adobe Premiere Elements 10 on Amazon.com

Find Adobe Photoshop Elements 10 & Premiere Elements 10 bundle on Amazon



Adobe - Visual Communicator 3


Adobe Visual Communicator 3, Available fall 2007, $399

Create newscast-quality video presentations in minutes

www.adobe.com/products/visualcommunicator
PR 6/07 - www.adobe.com/aboutadobe/pressroom/pressreleases/200706/062507VC3.html

Find related Adobe articles in the Manifest Tech Blog

    Find Adobe Visual Communicator 3 on Amazon.com


ArcSoft Inc. - ShowBiz


The easiest way to edit your home movies and create custom DVDs

ArcSoft ShowBiz DVD 2, $99

www.arcsoft.com


Avid - Studio


Make Professional Movies and Multimedia Projects with Technology Trusted by Hollywood

Avid Studio, released 3/11, $169, upgrade from Pinnacle Studio $99

http://www.avid.com/US/products/Avid-Studio
PR 2/11 - http://www.avid.com/US/press-room/Avid-Elevates-Home-Video...

Find Avid Studio on Amazon.com


Corel - VideoStudio Pro X4


Live life. Make movies.

Corel VideoStudio Pro X4, released 2/11, $99.99, upgrade $79.99

www.corel.com/videostudio
PR 2/11 - VideoStudio Pro X4 - www.corel.com/servlet/Satellite/us/en/Content/...

Find related Corel/Ulead/InterVideo articles in the Manifest Tech Blog

Find Corel VideoStudio Pro X3 on Amazon.com


CyberLink Corp. - PowerDirector


Powerful Video Editing

CyberLink PowerDirector 9 Ultra64 $99, Deluxe $69
CyberLink PowerDirector 7, released May 2008, $89
    Deluxe $69, Ultra $119 (AVCHD / Blu-ray)

www.cyberlink.com

See Summary of CyberLink PowerDirector 7
Find related CyberLink articles in the Manifest Tech Blog

     Find CyberLink PowerDirector on Amazon.com


muvee Technologies - Reveal


muvee Reveal 8, $79
muvee Reveal, released June 2008, $79 / $59

Automatic video production, with DVD

PR 6/08 - http://muvee.com/en/news/news/168
www.muvee.com


Avid - Pinnacle Studio HD 15


HD video editing and sharing for everyone

Pinnacle Studio HD 15 - Feb. 2011
    Studio HD $59
    Studio HD Ultimate $99 with Blu-ray, Dolby 5.1, Keyframe effects, Titler
    Studio HD Ultimate Collection $129 with green screen, 6 Red Giant plug-ins
PR 2/11 - www.avid.com/US/press-room/Avid-Elevates-Home-Video...

www.avid.com/US/products/family/Studio

    Find Pinnacle Studio 15 on Amazon.com


Roxio - VideoWave       


Hollywood-style video made easy

Included in Roxio Creator suite
    www.roxio.com/enu/products/creator/suite

Roxio Creator 2011, $79
Roxio VideoWave 8, released Oct. 2005, $49

www.roxio.com

See article on Roxio Easy Media Creator 9
Find related Sonic/Roxio articles in the Manifest Tech Blog

    Find Roxio VideoWave on Amazon.com


Sony - Vegas Movie Studio 11


Professional-quality video editing & disc authoring

Vegas Movie Studio HD 9 (not updated) - $44.95
Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 11 - $94.95
    with AVCHD, 5.1, DVD Architect Studio
Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 11 Production Suite - $124.95,
    with Sound Forge Audio Studio and more effects

Sony Home Studio applications
  Imagination Studio 3 bundle - $179.95
    Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 11, DVD Architect Studio 5
    ACID Music Studio 8, Sound Forge Audio Studio 10
    Photo Go, 360 original music soundtracks
   www.sonycreativesoftware.com/homestudio

www.sonycreativesoftware.com/moviestudiope

Find related Sony Software articles in the Manifest Tech Blog

Find Sony Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 11 and
Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 11 Suite on Amazon

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