VSDC Pro video editor review

It costs less than a memory card but can this budget video editor offer a truly usable professional solution?

VSDC Pro video editor

Digital Camera World Verdict

A solution worth exploring, but there are easier and more effective alternatives available.


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    Range of features

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    Confusing operation philosophy

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    Complex workspace

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    Lack of drag and drop functionality

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Video editing software programs can often be characterised by large numbers - large file sizes, extensive and complex feature specifications and, arguably most important, hefty price tags. Applications such as Adobe Premiere Pro have become the industry standard for professional-level motion media production and command significant investment. 

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