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Is Sony Vegas 7 worth the price?

Discussion in 'Digital Photography & Imaging' started by kaaos, Jan 16, 2007.

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  1. kaaos

    kaaos Thread Starter

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    thinking of buying sony vegas 7. found it on sale for 299.00. is it that much better than say windows media maker?
     
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    It's usually $524.96, and probably the very best editing suite you'll ever get.
     
  3. linskyjack

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    I edit professionally and often use Vegas 7---you will never end up using all the features. Great piece of software. Does that price include DVD Architect (thats the DVD authoring software that works with Vegas?)
     
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    i've been on you tube and ther is a few tutorials on there and from what i see this program is really nice. gonna shop around for the best price. any one of a web site that has either a msg board for vegas or free tutorials?


    i was thinking of downloading the free avid software but it looks way to complicated.
     
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    There are man sites---This one being the best.

    www.sonymediasoftware.com/forums/default.asp

    Also, check out Vasst for everything Vegas--including free scripts, tutorials etc.

    If you like books and DVD's they also have some very nice products.
     
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    very nice stuff indeed. thank you
     
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    Oh you wouldn't, even thought their Vegas product is among the finest NLE's out there and is controled by a small division located in Madison Wisconsin that has the reputation of being very creative and supports customers? I guess you would by a Sony Bravo, or a Sony HD camera, or a Sony broadcast deck. I think you are confusing the Sony corporation with its hundreds of divisions with the guys who fouled up Sony's music division.
     
  9. RootbeaR

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    Not 1 cent will sony knowingly get from me directly or indirectly.

    I have always been a Bond 007 fan and will not be seeing the new movie as I saw the name sony on it.

    I have had a bad experience simply by inserting a DVD into my computer, not music but a movie. A sony movie. Cost me a week-end not including lost data.

    I can't make a back-up of purchased material but they can alter and take control of my computer. I don't think so.
     
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    Well I had a bad experience with the local deli. The roast beef was horrible. Next time I had the turkey and it was great. Sony Broadcast has absolutely nothing to do with personal computers. Thats the whole point.
     
  11. RootbeaR

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    My point too!
    Why are they installing software on my computer? Especially if they have nothing to do with personal computers.
    Did you read the link I put in first post of mine in this thread?
     
  12. linskyjack

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    Take it up with them. THey haven't done it to me. THe point is that if you were going to hold every multinational corporation to a standard that might have been a bad decision on the part of one division, there is absolutely nothing in this world that you could purchase. Again, Sony Broadcast, although imperfect is the choice of most professionals in the video business.
     
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    I believe that if sony went out of business that another company would fill the niche.
    If people demand quality and don't buy garbage, companies will have no choice but to supply or go out of business.

    Where did sony get the money for the R&D of rootkits which does not benefit the end user one iota? Overpriced products. Or maybe you think all the musicians got together and said "hey, we don't need money, give it to sony, the company that makes dual tape decks, for research on how to stop people from making copies of their, oops, our music and we will continue to sell it on media that won't last and they will be forced to buy the same product over and over again."

    Strange that Microsoft and other software suppliers tell you to make a back-up copy.

    Supply and demand. If you buy it, they will supply it, garbage or otherwise.

    I tried to take it up with them. They had never heard of a sony virus. Google has, 16,600,000 times.

    Like I said, I got it from a DVD not a CD, and it was a movie.

    With an up and running internet connection, I dare you to put a legal copy of Charlies Angels-Full throttle (purchased from Walmart in Canada), DVD into your Computer. You won't even see the little box asking you what you want to do with the disc. Kiss your Computer good-bye as you know it.

    P.S.
    Nowhere, and I mean nowhere, does it say that they will be installing software on my computer. Who are they to do so without my permission? Yet I need permission to copy what I bought? The more I think about this now the more I feel I have a right to just get the music/movie any way I want or can. Time to drop this b4 I call all my friends and associates and compile the biggest multimedia collection ever known to the common man.

    To date, I am totally legal. I don't give away or sell what I have bought either.
     
  14. techy689

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    I doubt they installed any software... it must have been something else which caused the crash... how long ago did this happen?
     
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