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VideoStudio Is Easy To Use And Has All The Power And Features Most Of Us Will Ever Need
Editing video on your home computer has come a long way in the last several years. No longer do you have to spend tens of thousands of dollars on expensive video capture cards, software and accessories. In addition, the new products work better. The first editing programs took hours, if not days, to install and figure out, trying to resolve and work around their shortcomings.
Ulead Systems has consistently been one of the leaders in the movement towards cheaper and easier-to-use video editing software for Wintel computers (Windows-Intel). Ulead's original video editing software was introduced in 1995, and since then the product has gone through many changes and evolutions, adding more features and power while maintaining its relative ease of use.
Currently, Ulead Systems markets its top-of-the-line MediaStudio Pro as well as bundling light versions with a variety of video editing hardware. Its various MediaStudio bundles have always included a video capture and editing module. This fall, Ulead is breaking out that module, updating it with several exciting new features and applications, and selling it as a standalone editing package titled, "VideoStudio 3.0." According to Ulead, the new VideoStudio 3.0 will make video editing easier and faster than ever before. And, with a street price of about $79, this is one of the most affordable programs on the market.
The New Product
VideoStudio is designed to be a simple and easy-to-use video editor with a lot of power and features. It may not offer the sophistication or feature sets of Adobe's Premiere or MediaStudio Pro, but it does provide everything a video enthusiast needs to create outstanding videos on their home computer.
As stand-alone software, its speed and capture resolutions are entirely dependent on your computer's CPU and processor speed, as well as the specific capture card that you use. For example, I tested the program with DPS' EditBay video capture card that also …