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My personal preference is Sony Vegas. There's Movie Studio which satrts at $50 (a light version) and Vegas Pro which starts at $400, depending on your budget. The good thing about Movie Studio is that you can upgrade to Vegas Pro at a reduced price if you decide that you want the extra features.