A reliable video editing software package?

  1936 15:55 24 Jul 2007
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I am totally fed up with my current Video Editing package. It keeps freezing and carshing so I wonder if anyone has a sugestion to replace it. I have read good reports of Adobe Premier Elements 3 and Sony Vegus Movie Studio+DVD.

  hastelloy 16:02 24 Jul 2007

is what I use and I've never had any problems. Never used the Sony. I used to have trouble with Ulead Video Studio 10 crashing constantly. Check system requirements carefully before buying though.

  MichelleC 11:04 25 Jul 2007

One of the best ways to choose a suite like this is to look at the forum pertaining to the prog. This will give you some idea as to the level of support from other users and how problematic it may be. Here's Sony's:click here

  hastelloy 12:45 25 Jul 2007

A good point from MichelleC. Here's Adobe's -
click here

  mole44 16:45 25 Jul 2007

have you tried using the try before you buy option from the companies you are thinking of buying from. there usually limited to 15-30 trials

  1936 18:24 25 Jul 2007

I think that I will because what I'm using is so slow that its driving me crazy. However, what I am attempting to do in posting this thread is to gain a general consensus on what is a reasonable application for what I want to do.

  anchor 11:03 26 Jul 2007

I know that video processing needs a reasonably powerful computer if its not to be very slow.

What is the spec: of yours?.

  1936 11:16 26 Jul 2007

A Mesh computer.

2.20 gigahertz AMD Athlon 64
128 kilobyte primary memory cache
512 kilobyte secondary memory cache

295.35 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
62.68 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space

1024 Megabytes Installed Memory

I intend to buy a ew computer soon.

  hastelloy 13:06 26 Jul 2007

when buying a new PC for video editing - click here

  MichelleC 17:36 26 Jul 2007

If you're editing mpeg then it'll be a lot slower than avi/dv.

  magic rat 00:25 13 Aug 2007

Ulead video studio 11 is what Im using I think its brilliant once you get used to it.

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