Review: Sony Catalyst Production Suite 2015.1

Review: Sony Catalyst Production Suite 2015.1

Not the complete package, but tailor-made for the latest Sony cinema cameras and surprisingly powerful.
By James Morris Mar 31 2016, 11:24AM
Project: How to turn your VHS collection into DVDs (Part 4)

Project: How to turn your VHS collection into DVDs (Part 4)

Bring your old VHS collection into the digital realm isn't that difficult. We show you how to capture your analogue video memories to PC in part 4 of our guide
By James Morris Sep 15 2010, 1:13PM
Project: How to turn your VHS collection into DVDs (Part 3)

Project: How to turn your VHS collection into DVDs (Part 3)

It isn't that hard to bring your old VHS collection into the digital realm. We show you how to capture your analogue video memories to PC in part two of our guide
By James Morris Aug 25 2010, 12:45PM
Project: How to turn your VHS collection into DVDs (Part 2)

Project: How to turn your VHS collection into DVDs (Part 2)

It isn't that hard to bring your old VHS collection into the digital realm. We show you how to capture your analogue video memories to PC in part two of our guide
By James Morris Aug 20 2010, 5:56PM
Project: How to turn your VHS collection into DVDs (Part 1)

Project: How to turn your VHS collection into DVDs (Part 1)

It isn't that hard to bring your old VHS collection into the digital realm. In the September issue of PC Authority we show you how to capture your analogue video memories to PC
By James Morris Aug 12 2010, 12:45PM
Pinnacle's Studio 14, the new video editing suite reviewed

Pinnacle's Studio 14, the new video editing suite reviewed

A few tweaks, a stop-motion capture utility, and animated titling have been added, but ease of use is its real asset
By James Morris Feb 26 2010, 11:55AM
Adobe Premiere Elements 8 is still the best consumer editing suite around

Adobe Premiere Elements 8 is still the best consumer editing suite around

Adobe Premiere Elements 8 is still the top consumer video-editing tool, with key additions for newcomers. However, existing users will find less to tempt them.
By James Morris Dec 11 2009, 4:12PM
CyberLink captures movie magic with PowerDirect 8, rivals top editing suites

CyberLink captures movie magic with PowerDirect 8, rivals top editing suites

Packed with features and closer to Adobe Premiere Elements, CyberLink PowerDirector 8 is close, but still not close enough.
By James Morris Oct 12 2009, 4:56PM
JVC Everio GZ-HD300 camcorder can't compete with cheaper HD cameras

JVC Everio GZ-HD300 camcorder can't compete with cheaper HD cameras

Better HD image quality than you’d expect for such a small camcorder, but the price is still a little high.
By James Morris Jul 30 2009, 2:40PM
Adobe Effects CS4

Adobe Effects CS4

Some powerful improvements – but you won’t get the most out of this unless it’s used alongside other Adobe apps.
By James Morris Jan 29 2009, 2:00PM
Adobe Premiere Pro, Encore & OnLocation CS4

Adobe Premiere Pro, Encore & OnLocation CS4

Support for latest video formats and a batch-media encoder, but supporting apps have seen little upgrading.
By James Morris Jan 29 2009, 1:56PM
Adobe Soundbooth CS4

Adobe Soundbooth CS4

A more mature version, taking it from sound cleaning and score creation to a powerful soundtrack composition tool.
By James Morris Jan 29 2009, 1:29PM
Adobe CS4 Production Studio Premium - takes video fight to Final Cut

Adobe CS4 Production Studio Premium - takes video fight to Final Cut

A massive bundle worth the extra money, containing absolutely every tool a video producer might need.
By James Morris Jan 28 2009, 10:38AM
Corel VideoStudio X2 Pro

Corel VideoStudio X2 Pro

The first Corel-branded VideoStudio adds one exciting new tool and lots of little improvements.
By James Morris Jan 19 2009, 12:05PM
Pinnacle Studio 12

Pinnacle Studio 12

A great entry-level video editing app, but Montage is the only major addition unless you go for the Ultimate edition
By James Morris Oct 28 2008, 4:50PM
CyberLink PowerDirector 7

CyberLink PowerDirector 7

Another big improvement, but this time it’s enough to make PowerDirector a worthy alternative to its mainstream rivals
By James Morris Oct 10 2008, 12:57PM
Sanyo VPC-HD1000

Sanyo VPC-HD1000

A good price coupled with outstanding image quality – a good budget alternative to the Panasonic HDC-HS9
By James Morris , Matthew Sparkes Oct 7 2008, 4:09PM
Sanyo VPC-HD700

Sanyo VPC-HD700

High resolution stills and laudable quality for the money, but image stabilisation isn’t the best
By James Morris , Matthew Sparkes Oct 7 2008, 3:27PM
Panasonic HDC-HS9

Panasonic HDC-HS9

It may not be a looker, but in all other respects
this Panasonic is a stunning camera
By James Morris , Matthew Sparkes Oct 7 2008, 12:39PM
JVC GZ-MG330

JVC GZ-MG330

Huge storage for the money, but quality can’t match the more expensive models in this group
By James Morris , Matthew Sparkes Oct 7 2008, 12:29PM