Video editing software


Reviews & hands-on

  • Online 4 out of 5

    Final Cut Pro X review

    By 12 July 2011

    Final Cut has long been the go-to software for renowned video editors the world over. It has been used to piece together films like The Social Network and even the recently released True Grit. Fans of the software point to its logical approach to layout...

  • Online 4 out of 5

    iLife '09 - Mac review

    By 26 March 2009

    Can the 2009 update to Apple's photo editing, movie making, music recording, website building site really be worth the upgrade? We've been testing the new package for over a month to see whether it really is. Five years into the series, you would be forgiven...

  • Online 4 out of 5

    Roxio Elite MyDVD 9 - PC review

    By 11 September 2008

    If you want to edit your home movies there are any number of tools on offer and Windows even has its own Movie Maker. Roxio Elite MyDVD 9 is essentially a DVD authoring tool that allows you to edit your home movies and then burn them to DVD. However,...

  • Online 3.5 out of 5

    Magix Movie Edit Pro 14 Plus - PC review

    By 9 April 2008

    At one time, editing your own video footage was seen as a high-end task that took serious dedication. However, with even Windows Vista now shipping with Movie Maker, video has gone mainstream and as long as you have a reasonably powerful PC or notebook,...

  • Online 3.5 out of 5

    Sony Vegas Movie Studio 8 - PC review

    By 28 February 2008

    Home movies are slowly becoming all the rage but what turns a bunch of clips into an enjoyable experience is a good video-editing suite. The two market leaders are Adobe with its Premiere Elements and Sony with this, the eighth take on its Vegas Movie...

  • Online 4 out of 5

    Targus ExpressCard Docking Station review

    By 24 October 2007

    If you own a notebook then you’ll know that docking stations are nothing new as they can add a host of extra features. However, in this age where digital and multimedia is becoming increasingly popular; this dock is the first one we’ve seen that adds...

  • Online 3 out of 5

    X-oom Internet Movies 3 YouTube Edition review

    By 4 September 2007

    It seems that video clips are no longer the preserve of "You’ve Been Framed" as everyone and his brother is now posting them on social sites such as YouTube and MySpace. However, getting your video clips from your mobile phone has always been a little...

  • Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Pinnacle Studio Plus 11 - PC review

    By 24 July 2007

    It would seem that video editing is all the rage at the moment with Corel and Pinnacle both releasing new versions of their software at the same time. This latest package from Pinnacle certainly offers plenty of material, as it spans two DVDs. To be fair,...

  • Online 4 out of 5

    Corel VideoStudio 11 Plus review

    By 17 July 2007

    Until recently, Ulead was a well-established brand in its own right, which is why Corel bought the company and thereby strengthened its own video editing portfolio. If you own a camcorder, then it’s likely you’ve experienced what Microsoft’s own...

  • Online 4 out of 5

    Cyberlink Media Deluxe Pro - PC review

    By 29 May 2007

    If you’ve just gone to the expense of upgrading your PC to include Windows Vista you may not be looking to spend more on extending the multimedia functions of Media Centre – that is if your version came with it in the first place. However, Cyberlink...

  • Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Cyberlink Powerdirector 6 - PC review

    By 17 April 2007

    If you own a camcorder, the chances are that you’ve quickly outgrown the basic editing tools that will have been bundled with it. So, there is a growing market for editing software that allows the amateur user to get the most from their footage. If...

  • Cameras 4 out of 5

    Roxio Toast 8 For Mac review

    By 13 March 2007

    The Mac OS has always done a great job of providing enough software to keep most people happy, as it comes with its own basic disc creation software and if you want to get a little more fancy there is iDVD for creating menus and impressive transitions....

  • Cameras 3 out of 5

    Cyberlink DVD Suite 5 - PC review

    By 23 January 2007

    There was a time when the typical DVD software could only play movies, leaving the likes of Roxio and Nero to handle disc creation as a separate package. However, in this age of multimedia things are changing, as Cyberlink DVD Suite 5 offers a comprehensive...

  • Gaming 4 out of 5

    AGEIA PhysX PPU graphics card review

    By 11 January 2007

    The concept of a dedicated add-on card just for gamers really isn’t anything new. Heck, who didn’t go out and buy a dedicated graphics accelerator to get the best out of Quake and similar games 10 years ago, just as soon as they had the available...

  • Cameras 4 out of 5

    Ahead Nero 7 Premium Reloaded review

    By 28 November 2006

    The Matrix movies have a lot to answer for; not just the stop-frame 360-degree camera angle but also the notion that you don’t need to call a follow-up Part Two, but something far more exotic like "Reloaded". This package is essentially an update of...