Cyberlink Director Suite 5 Review

Before I get into the Director Suite 5 review proper I think it is important to understand where CyberLink are coming from in offering this product in the first place.
Cyberlink Director Suite 5 is quite an interesting study in how a software company like CyberLink can implement an overall development and feature expansion strategy without alienating their core or entry level users.
On one hand, endlessly jamming more and more features into the basic products on offer results in software tha…

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The Friday Roundup – Back from Video Editing Software Review Hell

And we’re back!
So you may or may not have noticed that there has been no regular Friday Roundup for a few weeks now and the reason for that is pretty simple.
Around this time of year every years all the major players in the video editing software market release their updates for the year.
For me it means that just about every review on this site just became to some degree obsolete so I have to do them all over again.
If I was a lazy person I guess I could just do sort of cookie cutter r…

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CyberLink PowerDirector 15 Review – Overview and What’s New

On this page and the next you will find my CyberLink PowerDirector 15 review in all its long and rambling glory.
As much as possible in this review I have tried to restrict myself to just covering the important points, but each year that task gets more and more difficult.
Consumer level video editing programs like PowerDirector now pack so many features and functions inside them that going through them all can turn into a career instead of a review.
So whether you are a complete newbie, an …

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CyberLink PowerDirector 15 Review – Editing to Sharing

Now that all the shiny new stuff is out of the way let’s get into this PowerDirector 15 review for real.
Before we go anywhere I must make a point that you need to keep in mind regarding just about any top end consumer video editor these days.
We are no longer looking at software that just imports video, edits it with maybe some basic effects and then burns it to a disc or creates a file you can upload to YouTube.
The current batch of editors like PowerDirector are jam packed full of featur…

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Magix Movie Edit Pro Review

Magix Movie Edit Pro is the European based software company’s feature rich video editing software program aimed at the consumer through to semi-pro video editing market.
In its early years Movie Edit Pro always offered a superior feature set in comparison to the others on offer at this level with their emphasis always being very heavy on the “latest and greatest.”
Unfortunately this early drive towards innovation rather than stability resulted in a product that although packed with awesome f…

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