Quick Summary Capture One Pro sits at the very high end of professional image editing software. This is not software intended for casual users, but rather for professional photographers looking for the ultimate editor in terms of RAW workflow, from capture to image editing and library management. If you have...
Quick Summary The market for entry-level video editors is full of highly effective programs which are friendly to both users and wallets. In my opinion, MAGIX Movie Edit Pro is kind to neither. The biggest selling points for the program (4k support, 360 video editing, and NewBlue/HitFilm effects) are standard...
Quick Summary Pixelmator is a destructive image editor and digital painting app that corners the market on high-quality amateur Photoshop alternatives for Mac. It has an interface simple enough for you to learn without extensive tutorials, and is fairly powerful when it comes to editing images through color adjustments and...
Quick Summary Zoner Photo Studio X might just be the best photo editor that you’ve never heard of. I’m not sure how they managed to fly under the radar for so long, but if you’re in the market for a new editor, ZPS is definitely worth a look. It combines...
Quick Summary Adobe InDesign is an excellent page layout solution with tools precise enough to satisfy even the most demanding professional. Whether you want to create print-based documents or interactive digital magazines, InDesign integrates smoothly with the rest of the Creative Cloud application suite to provide a seamless production experience. InDesign...
Quick Summary CorelDRAW has been around in various formats since 1992, and this latest version offers excellent tools for almost any vector drawing, sketching or page layout task. The new LiveSketch feature is an impressive new tool that makes vector-based sketching a reality, which is enough to entice any digital...
Quick Summary Animatron Studio is a web-based program that you can use to create animated videos in several styles, with content ranging from business to education to hobbyists. It offers an interface that can adapt to your needs with simple and complex layouts, tools not often found in competing programs,...
Quick Summary Nero Video is the ultimate budget video editor. It has the lowest price point amongst its main competitors, PowerDirector and VideoStudio, while simultaneously offering the most powerful suite of effects. It doesn’t include some of the advanced features of a more expensive editor like VEGAS Pro or Adobe...
Quick Summary Adobe Illustrator is an excellent and multi-talented vector editor. It can be used to create incredible illustrative artwork, corporate logos, page layouts, website mockups and almost anything else that you might need. The interface is clean and well-designed, and the tools are flexible, powerful and robust thanks to...
Quick Summary VEGAS Movie Studio is the baby brother to VEGAS Pro. It does an excellent job at imitating the UI and workflow of the professional version, but many of the greatest strengths of VEGAS Pro are not present in VEGAS Movie Studio. In my opinion, the effects and advanced...