This past month saw the release of Adobe Creative Cloud 2015. With it came significant updates to Adobe’s suite of video post-production software. Adobe Premiere Pro CC, which serves as the central hub for Adobe’s video applications, received numerous updates as well as new features.
Adobe After Effects CC 2015 is Adobe’s most recent update for the popular motion graphics and visual effects software package. After Effects CC 2015 brings with it a set of new features as well as a performance upgrade that has been long desired by veteran After Effects users
VideoStudio is a powerful and effective consumer video editing tool. Plus, it provides plenty of headroom to experiment and grow with support for formats up to 4K and HTML5, customizable effects and other interesting capabilities from stop motion to motion tracking. The full VideoStudio Ultimate X8 edition then adds an impressive collection of additional effects and tools.
Pinnacle Studio 18 offers advanced video editing in three versions from HD to 4K, with a strong collection of additional effects, plugins and tools. The major upgrade in this version is the move to 64-bit processing for better advanced editing performance with today's high-def content. For newer users, the Studio interface avoids intimidating complexity by sequestering advanced options in media-specific editor windows.
HitFilm 3 Pro is the latest iteration of the combination editing & effects software from England-based tech company FXHOME. Emerging in 2011, HitFilm has seen swift upgrades with each release and now appears in its newest incarnation as a solid competitor of other film editing giants such as Adobe’s Premier Pro and Apple’s Final Cut.