Review: Vegas Movie Studio Platinum 12 (32 bit) lets you edit all types of videos

Make your own videos look professional or add special features with this video editing software.

Vegas Movie Studio Platinum 12 is a Windows app for editing all types of videos, whether shot on your phone or a high-quality camcorder. The tools available in this app let you adjust all aspects of the video and audio, insert a video overlay, add text, and introduce new sound effects. There are also many tools included to help you take full advantage of all that the program has to offer.

You will have to register Vegas Movie Studio Platinum 12 before you can use it. Once you've done that, you can jump right in and start importing videos for editing. The interface of this app may seem daunting at first because there is just so much displayed, but it is actually quite intuitive, and starting a new project is straightforward. Various types of transitions are available for breaking up a longer video or for combining multiple video clips, and there are all kinds of video FX you can take advantage of, as well. You can also preview your changes before they become final to ensure your finished product comes out just the way you want it.

You can use a free trial version of Vegas Movie Studio for 30 days or purchase the full-featured version for $79.95. With so many features and options to explore, this app can be a bit overwhelming for someone unfamiliar with video editing; but with practice and the available tutorials, it's a very manageable and useful program.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of Vegas Movie Studio Platinum 12 (32 bit) 12.0.1183.

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