Think I got PWND with Vegas Movie Studio...

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    Think I got PWND with Vegas Movie Studio...

    Hey guys. I just need to vent for a minute and maybe one of you can help me out.

    Just bought Sony Vegas Movie Studio 9 Platinum Pro Pack and was all excited about making some effects with a higher powered program. Program came in and guess what: Movie Studio doesn't have a FREAKING MASKING TOOL!

    Well who's the tool now? Me. It's a decent enough program than I'd want to hold on to it (and Provantage isn't going to let me return it cause it's already opened), but I'm really at a loss since the mask is vital for most post effects.

    Can anyone help me out?

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    Re: Think I got PWND with Vegas Movie Studio...

    I have the same problem i just got it and i love it but i need to mask as i was watching a video on youtube so i could learn about my new program effect and then he says theres no masking tool and i waqs so pissed at myself for it too
    sorry for our loses lol

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    Re: Think I got PWND with Vegas Movie Studio...

    I'm no movie program expert, but when me and my filmteam editing our movies, we use a lot of programs... And to be honest, vegas sucks on the effect part! We use a lot of programs, one for 3D one for guns, explotions, one for sounds, etc etc... But for editing we use vegas... And vegas is a great editing program, and I can agree, that if you buy a program like vegas, you expect something more when it comes to effects, and I'm sorry, I can't help you with the masking problem (seens I'm no editing expert, I just know that my film team don't use vegas for editing effects...

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    Re: Think I got PWND with Vegas Movie Studio...

    When I was doing editing I was using WAX to do greenscreen work with, I agree Sony Vegas sucks.

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    Re: Think I got PWND with Vegas Movie Studio...

    Yeah, I was using WAX, too. Which was free (free=AWESOME). I thought I was buying Vegas Pro, not Vegas Movie Studio Platinum Pro. I got hasty. The downside of online shopping.

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    Re: Think I got PWND with Vegas Movie Studio...

    Kdenlive is a great movie making program, its equal would be sony vegas pro. Except kdenlive is completely free and opensource. Only problem for most people its only available for linux. Glad i run linux cause kdenlive is awesome.

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    Re: Think I got PWND with Vegas Movie Studio...

    Does anyone know of a opensource video editor that has a masking tool? I was really looking for that.

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    Re: Think I got PWND with Vegas Movie Studio...

    Anything not for Linux?

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    Re: Think I got PWND with Vegas Movie Studio...

    funny how linux has all the good and free stuff :P and since linux distros are free to download. rock on penguin

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    Re: Think I got PWND with Vegas Movie Studio...

    It might be easier just to run Linux lol.

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