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Sony Vegas vs Adobe Premiere Pro?

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    I want to download one and learn all the tricks of it and become good at video editing. Which one is better and why?
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    Adobe Premiere is easier to use for someone new to video editing and somewhat cheaper. But Vegas has more functionality, slightly more expensive and slightly harder to master, personally though? I use Vegas you'll just have to do a lot of online tutorials before being able to go Solo on it.
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    I really like Sony Vegas. On my Mac I've got Final Cut, which I guess is a technically better program, but I'd still rather be using Vegas.
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    I used sony vegas to produce a 20 minute film and I figured it all out pretty much on my own, it's self-explanatory if you've used a movie editor before (like windows movie maker)
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    Sony Vegas, hands down. I find it a lot easier to use then Premiere, since the navigation and layout is a lot clearer. Masking is the best editing tool!
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    The 'Pro' in Premiere Pro should give away its target audience. Vegas is more aimed at consumers, so it's easier to get into and can be a bit more intuitive to use. Premiere is by far the most powerful though, especially if you couple it with After Effects (and to a lesser extent, Encore, OnLocation, Illustrator and Photoshop - if you can afford all that lot :p:). FCP is the industry standard, but since it's Mac only, that's a bit of a non-starter if you're a Windows user.
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    (Original post by Dez)
    The 'Pro' in Premiere Pro should give away its target audience.
    except that sony vegas is actually called sony vegas pro
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    I prefer sony vegas, premiere is so complicated. THat's for experienced user.
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    I got Sony Vegas Pro 10 and Adobe Premiere Pro for free

    However,

    Final Cut Pro > SVP + APP
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    I prefer Sony Vegas over Premiere pro but I have used both. Vegas is much easier to use and I find the render quality is better that premiere even when they are set on the same settings.

    I got both for free from my mate the internet.
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    (Original post by Scott1541)
    I prefer Sony Vegas over Premiere pro but I have used both. Vegas is much easier to use and I find the render quality is better that premiere even when they are set on the same settings.

    I got both for free from my mate the internet.
    Premiere doesn't render files, that's done by Adobe Media Encoder. :pierre:
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    Vegas because I got it illegally :smug: couldn't work out how to get Adobe premiere for free...
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    I've only used Vegas, but it's really easy to use, has a good interface and lots of useful features

    and you can easily encode for YouTube and the like really well
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    I've used Vegas and found everything quite self-explanatory, so another vote for Sony Vegas!

    My bro is learning Adobe After Effect, everything is much more advance and complicated (of course) than Vegas but what you can produce can be of utterly awesome!
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    (Original post by Dhanoo)
    My bro is learning Adobe After Effect, everything is much more advance and complicated (of course) than Vegas but what you can produce can be of utterly awesome!
    That's because it's not mainly for effects and not much n.l.e


    Anyway I vote Vegas, I stumbled into it and found it sooo much better than Premiere Pro. Navigating through the timeline, cutting videos and transitioning them together. Easy peasy.
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    (Original post by Dez)
    Premiere doesn't render files, that's done by Adobe Media Encoder. :pierre:
    Did you really have to go and point that out?
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    Ive had both, Sony Vegas all the way
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    (Original post by Pride)
    Vegas because I got it illegally :smug: couldn't work out how to get Adobe premiere for free...
    If you couldnt figure out how to copy paste some dll's, its for the best that you didnt install it anyway.
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    vegas & after effects.

    final cut pro is good to, or so i've heard.
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    (Original post by lubus)
    If you couldnt figure out how to copy paste some dll's, its for the best that you didnt install it anyway.
    lol it's not as easy as it looks this stuff you know...

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