VideoStudio is a video editing software package developed by Corel Corporation, the popular one on the market today. The software is designed to make it easy to turn video clips and photos into fun movies and slideshows. The program provides all essential tools for video editing and disc authoring such as importing video and photo from other devices including camcorders, cameras or TV, adding titles, music and special effects to movie, make it look professional and then sharing video with family and friends.
There are two versions of VideoStudio: Pro and Standard edition. VideoStudio Pro has more features and higher price. Standard version is designed for beginners to video editing. The program runs under Windows platform including Windows Vista and Windows XP. Trial version is available, but to download a trial product, you need to have an account at its official website then sign in. You can create new one for free by filling out a short form with email and password.
VideoStudio is simple and easy to use video editing program. It has clean and user friendly interface. Support various video, image, audio file formats and input, ouput devices.
PowerDirector is one of popular video editing software packages on the market today. PowerDirector developed by CyberLink Corp. The program provides users a full solution for video creating, editing and sharing. With the software, you can import various file formats for editing such as AVI, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MOV (H.264), HD MPEG-2, DVR-MS, DV-AVI, DAT, VOB, DVR-MS, MOV, WMV, WMV-HD, MP4 , MOD, TOD, AVCHD (M2T) and several more. PowerDirector use 16 track timeline with cut, copy and pasting features.
Reverse videos, crop videos, rotate videos and uploading videos directly to Facebook is simple. The software has more than 70 video effects, adjustable key frames, and support for multiple effects on screen. You can find thousand of effects at DirectorZone, those effects and templates are free and uploaded by PowerDirector users.
There are two version of PowerDirector: Ultra and Deluxe editions. Ultra is bigger package which has more features and expensive. The trial version is available to download and try for 30 day. There are several limitations during evaluation period such as limiting in DVD menu templates, title templates, Magic Movie styles, slideshow styles and advanced photo editing feature is disabled.