Re: Cyberlink PowerDirector or Pinnacle Studio HD. which one ple
I'm an Adobe Premiere Pro/After Effects/Encore user so my experience is probably not very helpful. But, on that basis, I'd recommend looking at Adobe Premiere Elements if WLMM isn't up to the mark.
Sony also do their own software, Vegas, which I've heard users praise.
As has been said, the various system requirements, system config, and file types can make a big difference in one usage experience of any application, total compatibility is the key for successful editing sessions I think.
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