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Bigfeats
04-19-2010, 09:25 PM
Frankly the Win XP movie maker is not going to cut it for the stuff I want to do now. At the time it worked and I could always blame it for my bad modling.

So what is a good video editor program for a beginner using LW9.6?

hrgiger
04-19-2010, 09:40 PM
Here's a page that compares different video editing packages you might want to check out:

http://video-editing-software-review.toptenreviews.com/

Castius
04-19-2010, 11:08 PM
If you editing AVI's you can try Wax. http://www.debugmode.com/wax/
It's old but pretty nice.

I never tried this but it could be interesting.
http://mewafilm.blogspot.com/

http://tv.isg.si/site/free_video_editing_software_list_for_all_platforms

http://videospin.com/redesign/default.asp

http://sourceforge.net/projects/moviemasher/

MentalFish
04-19-2010, 11:51 PM
Unless you need it yesterday, the Lightworks editor is coming out as an open source solution later this year: http://www.editshare.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=155&Itemid=203

cresshead
04-20-2010, 03:26 AM
depending on how deep you need your video editor to go you could try blender...it also does compositing too..

other than that sony vegas of your on pc has cheap versions or if your on mac then imovie or final cut express

WillBellJr
04-20-2010, 07:58 AM
Sony Vegas is really good, especially when it comes to audio, www.mediachance.com has some inexpensive wares as well - their DVDLab Pro IMO, is the BEST DVD authoring tool you can buy for the price!

-Will

Serling
04-20-2010, 08:38 AM
Frankly the Win XP movie maker is not going to cut it for the stuff I want to do now. At the time it worked and I could always blame it for my bad modling.

So what is a good video editor program for a beginner using LW9.6?

If you're looking for a cheap, simple, reliable program, look at Adobe Premiere Elements. It's a stripped down version of Premiere Pro, which is an excellent video editing app. I use Media Composer and Adobe Premiere and find Premiere much better for some situations (specifically, DVD authoring).

One other thing Premiere has going for it: very user-friendly with a very shallow learning curve. Just make sure whatever you get can import image sequences or AVI files (or both), so you can can get your LightWave output into it.

Bigfeats
04-20-2010, 10:53 AM
Thanks for the replys.
That lightworks editor looks awesome, but makes me think its going to be expensive.
I will have to take a closer look at the others.

cresshead
04-20-2010, 12:09 PM
Thanks for the replys.
That lightworks editor looks awesome, but makes me think its going to be expensive.
I will have to take a closer look at the others.

lightworks is going open source so it'll be free i believe

Bigfeats
04-20-2010, 03:52 PM
That would be awesome. Now to play the waiting which I am not very good at. :(
I had to keep an eye open.
Thanks again everyone.

Snosrap
04-20-2010, 04:20 PM
I'll put a plug for Vegas Studio versions --- great value and designed for users that know a thing or two about video editing.

Dexter2999
04-21-2010, 06:42 AM
Unless you need it yesterday, the Lightworks editor is coming out as an open source solution later this year: http://www.editshare.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=155&Itemid=203

Wow, that's kind of a big deal.

Bigfeats
04-21-2010, 08:18 PM
I agree 100%, but after alot of disappointments with stuff like this. I will only be happy when it works and is on my harddrive.