Pros: Clear, flexible interface. Lots of organizational tools. Responsive speed. Ultimate power in video editing. Rich ecosystem of video production apps. Excellent stabilization. Unlimited multi-cam angles.
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Cons: No keyword tagging for media. Some techniques require additional applications such as After Effects or SpeedGrade. Bottom Line: An expansive professional-level digital video editing program, Premiere Pro CC has everything today's pro video editor needs, particularly when it comes to collaboration.
Pros: Wide selection of fun video-creation tools. Clear, simple interface. Support for 360-degree VR, 4K Ultra HD, and 3D media. Multipoint Motion tracking. Multicam editing.
HTML5 video page creation. Stop-motion tool. Cons: Middle-of-the-road rendering speeds. No search for effects or media. Only 20 video overlay tracks.
Bottom Line: Corel continues to offer one of the most feature-packed consumer video editing packages around. The 2018 update adds even more including 360-degree support, 3D titles, and action-cam lens correction.
Pros: Simplified, clean interface. Can edit 360-degree VR content. Fastest rendering performance. Tons of effects. Multicam editing.
4K and H.265 support. Searchable effects.
Tagging and star ratings for media. Good audio tools. Solid output options.
Cons: Motion tracking issues on one test PC. Occasional crashes.
Uneven 360-degree VR implementation. Bottom Line: Pinnacle Studio is a fast, full-featured, near-professional-level video-editing application with support for 360-degree VR, 3D, and multicam. It's a pleasure to use, though its most advanced features could use a bit more polish.
Pros: Lots of video effects. Good titling tools.
Trailer-like movie templates. Solid audio editing tools. Strong disc authoring, with more than 100 templates. Motion tracking. 4K file support.
Cons: Not much help with difficult procedures. Lacks import and organization tools.
Legacy Family Tree Windows 10 there. Extra costs and coded downloads for some video formats. Bottom Line: Movie Edit Pro spans the range of digital movie creation from simple template and storyboard options to 4K, 360-degree, and multicam editing, but it's not as fast or pleasant to use as the best of the video editing competition. Pros: Magnetic, trackless timeline. Superior organization tools, including libraries, ratings, tagging, auto analysis for faces, scenes.
Support for 360-degree footage and HDR. Multicam support. Fast performance. MacBook Touch Bar support. Cons: Nontraditional timeline-editing may turn off longtime editors. Can't import projects from previous versions without a third-party plug-in.
No stabilization or motion tracking for 360-degree video. Bottom Line: Apple's professional-level video editing software, Final Cut Pro X, brings a wealth of power in an interface simple for pros and consumers alike. Recent highlights include rich support for 360-degree content and improved stability. Pros: Beautifully simple interface.
Color matching for consistent movie looks. Classy themes. Great chroma-keying tool. Lots of audio tools.
Theater feature shares movies to all your Apple gear. Cons: Not as flexible as some PC video editors. In the name of simplicity, some useful controls are missing. Does not support tagging. Lacks multi-cam or motion tracking capabilities.
Limited to two video tracks. Bottom Line: Apple's entry-level desktop video editing application can turn your footage and photos into impressive productions. And now it supports 4K video.