Vegas Movie Studio Platinum

Vegas Movie Studio Platinum

Average User Rating:
3.1
out of 43 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    7.0a build 52
  • Total Downloads:
    370,104
  • Date Added:
    September 21, 2006
  • File Size:
    199.23MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    587
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows/XP

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1 stars

"Bad download experience"

June 09, 2012  |  By garnetlucas

 |  Version: Vegas Movie Studio Platinum 10.0

Pros

none because of a seriously corrupted download

Cons

I downloaded this software and the download was so corrupted I had to do a restore to get out of the fix. I have downloaded from cnet before but now I am extremely nervous to try anything else.

Summary

star rating minus 5!

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5 stars

"Best Editing Software EVER!!"

September 27, 2011  |  By EnglishBarrelRacer

 |  Version: Vegas Movie Studio Platinum 10.0

Pros

Best at effects, I've used FCP before and this is soooooo much better for that. You can do just about anything on it! It gives you the pieces, and you can put together just about anything from that!

Cons

It doesn't really have templates that are all put together like FCP, but if you know what your doing that's not a problem.

Summary

It is AMAZING for effect videos or every day videos! It also has a button that says "how to" and it tells how to do the basics. It's pretty powerful stuff! The good and bad thing about it is it gives you basic pieces, and you have to put them together. That means you can make soo much more than FCP, but it takes longer. Overall, If you want an editing software that you can do effects with, of you like to put together your own stuff, Vegas is your best bet, but if you wanna do simple stuff, stick with WMM.

If you need help learning how to use the effects, I do tutorials. My youtube is EnglishBarrelRacer.

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5 stars

"The Sony Vegas softwares are the best!!!"

August 29, 2011  |  By mjmb60

 |  Version: Vegas Movie Studio Platinum 10.0

Pros

POWERFUL, EASY TO USE!!
I like the option of having as many tracks of audio and video has you want
One of the greatest feature is the ease of managing the program
Capability of editing and storing a WIDE range of formats and resolutions

Cons

Just a few effects, transitions, etc. to enhance the video!
The lack of a professional audio enhancing
Just like two or three different types of text styles ( I would like to see a specialized option for that)

Summary

A like the program really much. I am a geek, I've always interested myself for technology. I had a great experience editing my first video; just awesome!

I am a student, therefore I cannot afford paying the Pro, neither the Platinum. It would be nice to have a DRASTICALLY lower price for student that need this kind of software. Much better I would l prefer to be sponsored by Sony to use the products. I love the way you "flow" while editing videos in this wonderful software.

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4 stars

"Great Program!"

August 04, 2011  |  By FirelightKate

 |  Version: Vegas Movie Studio Platinum 10.0

Pros

Transitions, effects, coloring and so much more!

Cons

It has a tendency to freeze.

Summary

Bottom line is that is one of the best video editors out there. It's not hard once you get use to it and then you're a pro at editing.

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2 stars

"Just too darn complicated."

May 16, 2011  |  By larosity

 |  Version: Vegas Movie Studio Platinum 10.0

Pros

Got every editing tool you want.

Cons

I just wanted to do split screen and couldn't figure out how...too complicated.

Summary

Try it but I wouldn't buy it.

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2 stars

"Not good with multiple video clips."

March 19, 2011  |  By ajcorson

 |  Version: Vegas Movie Studio Platinum 10.0

Pros

Lots of features and controls (transitions, video effects, audio effects, pan and zoom controls)
Audio and video effects are amazingly comprehensive
3rd party plugins can be used to further expand the possibilities

Cons

Not nearly as stable as Window Live Movie Maker, though more powerfull.
Can not handle more than ~20 HD clips before it runs into memory issues.
Very buggy when this number of clisp or greater is on the timeline. Crashes very frequently.

Summary

This software is the equivalent of an Italian sports car. It is very powerful in its abilities, but leaves you terribly frustrated since it's always broken. I have 8gigs of memory and have tried for weeks to make the software work for editing together a lot of short HD video of family events. I like to switch between shots every 5 to 10 seconds in the videos to keep things interesting for the viewer. Vegas can not handle this. It continually crashes during the render events once more than about 20 clips have been added. For me this equates to about 1.5 to 2 minutes of final video which is less than a quarter of what I'm trying to edit.

Technical support will leave you equally as frustrated. The word memory does not score a hit in the built-in help files. I've tried all of the recommendations placed on-line with their FAQ. From here you must buy more services from Sony. $30 for a single call, $100 for 60 days of calls, or $150 for 180 days support. Why would I pay more for something that has not worked from day one? Why does 180 days support cost more than the software itself? I think I know why, but in the end techincal support is just plain horrible and not really an option for the average user. I'd really like my money back but I can not get customer service to respond to my emails. Go figure since the emails are free. The lights are on, but no body's home.

Windows Live Movie Maker on the same computer has been remarkably stable. I've created 18 mintue HD videos using the same size and quantity of clips I'm using in Vegas. Lots of transitions and video effects. I doubt it crashed even a single time. What it did not do so well was sync the underlying MP3 music track with the video files. When previewing during editing, the music would play back several seconds from where it would be if the video were started from the beginning of the song instead of from the middle. That makes timing transitions with the music nearly impossible when you rewind to repeat a section you've built. At least I could finish the project in the end. FWIW, WLMM was able to keep things synced if still pictures were used instead of video. That was very stable and reliable.

Neither software is perfect but I'd have to give the nod to Window Live Movie Maker. Vegas is generally unusable with the consistent and frequent crashes. WLMM cames bundled with Windows 7 so its essentially free. Vegas costs $100+, does not work, and asks for more money to help you with their broken product. It doesn't get more lame than that.

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5 stars

"what you would expect"

March 14, 2011  |  By kenfusion

 |  Version: Vegas Movie Studio Platinum 10.0

Pros

very thorough, exactly what you would epect from SONY . i have used many video editors , and i find no WOW factor anywhere, but topnotch editing, and compositing tools that gives you what others lack fluidity,reliabilty and flexibilty.

Cons

too bad i cant afford the full version.

Summary

Sony Vegas platinum 10.0 is a solid professional grade work surface.i wish Sony would realise that if they made the platform itself accessable free, with paid addons people could use it to develop their skills , and use it to make the money to pay more for added usability.instead it seems they lack the confidence i have in their product .although i can only use it for a month (and that stings) i will stay with a competing product because i can afford it. and can get more usabilty from the competing product with small affordable investments here, and there.

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3 stars

"Can't handle high definition"

December 23, 2010  |  By videochief

 |  Version: Vegas Movie Studio Platinum 10.0

Pros

Professional look and feel

Cons

cannot handle high definition - preview cannot keep up not matter what setting is used (Preview, Draft, ETC.) - PREVIEW gets way out of sync with audio. Synced video and audio file is out of sync when loaded into timeline.

Summary

just can't handle HD. I am reviewing it as a possible replacement for Pinnacle Studio 14 HD. The first thing I tried was HD. I brought in a 1 hour HD file and Vegas couldn't handle it - Pinnacle could. I plan to try other features. I wrote this review because it is so hard to find video software that works as advertised. My PC is a quad with 4gb memory and 2 fast hard drives - so that's not the problem. I am using trial version of Vegas Movie Studio which is advertised as full featured. It gets an F in HD.

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5 stars

"been using it for several years"

October 09, 2010  |  By muglytheworm

 |  Version: Vegas Movie Studio Platinum 10.0

Pros

has more features than most people would ever need. has an excellent "help" forum. new blue effects are a nice feature. easy to create just about anything a novice could want in a home movie.

Cons

it does have a learning factor involved. read the help and tutorials. registering the product with sony can be a nightmare.

Summary

if you like to make video's or want home movies with a good production this is the program to buy. watch for sales, newegg just had this for $80 but it's well worth the $95 asking price.

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3 stars

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October 06, 2010  |  By who-are-you

 |  Version: Vegas Movie Studio Platinum 10.0

Pros

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Cons

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Sony Creative Software
Publisher web site http://www.sonycreativesoftware.com
Release Date September 21, 2006
Date Added September 21, 2006
Version 7.0a build 52
Category
Category Video Software
Subcategory Video Editing Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows XP
Additional Requirements Windows XP, DirectX 9.0c, .NET Framework 1.1 SP1
Download Information
File Size 199.23MB
File Name moviestudiope12.0.1183_32bit.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 370,104
Downloads Last Week 587
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License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $129.95

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