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Old July 22nd, 2003, 01:18 PM   #16
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A whole different set. For a screen-shot of the current version, look at:

I'm still adding new pieces and looking at requests that come my way.
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Old July 22nd, 2003, 02:41 PM   #17
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I was told by an Indy filmmaker once that you'd get laughed at if you used Vegas to cut a feature film. I have no idea why. Something about "clip management" being bad. I don't really have anything to compare it to but Premier, and I'd say Vegas definitely beats that one.

FCP is top-professional. As is Avid. You basically don't get more professional than that safe cutting 35mm film. I think Vegas is probably middle tier, with Premier being bottom tier just above NLE's packaged with camcorders and capture cards.
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Old July 23rd, 2003, 08:54 AM   #18
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<<<-- Originally posted by Edward Troxel :
While true, these are also features that very few $200 authoring programs include. -->>>

The reason I haven't committed to DVDA just yet is that it doesn't have professional features. While a lot of the advanced DVD features such as subtitles would be nice, I'm talking about some basic ones like being able to write output to tape and being able to build a DVD9.

It's not clear to me that $200 for DVDA beats $99 for Pinnacle Studio 8, which has pretty amazing DVD authoring capabilities directly integrated into the editor. One could use Vegas for the heavy lifting and then take the MPEGs to Studio for authoring. (Not for DVD9s, of course.)

This is the one area where I think Sonic came up a bit short. I wish I knew what DVDA 1.5 or 2.0 was going to offer because it would make me much more likely to buy the current version now.

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Old July 26th, 2003, 09:12 PM   #19
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What dvd auth.soft. for subtitles?

I will need to use subtitle on my next project. Which dvd authoring soft u guys using for that matter?

I been happy with sofo dvd authoring soft so far.

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