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Likelihood to Recommend

Pro Tools

Pro Tools is great for recording multiple different tracks of audio at the same time with live inserts that you can later remove/edit if they do not suit the track. It always makes a backup of any file you copy in which is essential when working with original copies of files for clients, and you can rest easy knowing that any changes made can be reverted without having to start over or having any work be lost. You can compile many different tracks for larger-scale projects and group or bus them together with ease. The software is very user-friendly for beginners and is a great tool overall for anyone looking to edit audio. The only instance it is less suited it would be if you're only making small audio edits with any adobe video software. Also if your business is not heavy on audio editing or recording it may be a costly investment.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

VEGAS Pro

Vegas Pro is well suited for any situation where professional-quality video and audio editing, conversion, and manipulation need to be done in an affordable, efficient manner. Vegas Pro provides a great deal of power and performance at an affordable price. It's fairly intuitive and easy to learn.Where Vegas Pro is less appropriate is in high-end productions, where there is a very large budget for high-end, top-of-line video production systems. In high-end, Hollywood studio situations, it makes more sense to stick with the video editing systems that are more commonly used in these environments, rather than try to introduce something different into the mix.
Richard Hogan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Pro Tools

  • Integration with UAD - I have used Pro Tools with a number of UAD devices over the years and it always integrates perfectly, and saves CPU resources by offloading effects processing to dedicated Digital Signal Processing (DSP) chips on external hardware. Plus, UAD effects sound great!
  • Multitrack Recording and Arrangement of Music - This is really the big one for Pro Tools. It's for recording and arranging, and that's really its focus.
  • Import and Export - Pro Tools is great for its ability to import and export multitrack files in a way that mimics traditional analog multitrack recording.
Jonah Dempcy | TrustRadius Reviewer

VEGAS Pro

  • It does what it says as a non-linear editor. It works that way and not as "tape-deck" in a computer program motiff like Premier and Final Cut do. Nonlinear video editing is not complicated and VEGAS Pro allows for you to do that.
  • It allows for you not to rely super heavily on graphic card performance and combines with your memory in a quick an efficient way. Render times are amazing and real-time playback has always been ahead of its competitors.
  • The interface and setup are easy to understand, which makes editing and getting started on any project quick and easy. If you have to end up pulling out the manual for help constantly to find out what to do and how to do it then the creative process is lost. VEGAS Pro allows for you to get to it and not waste a day on it.
  • It is a name in the industry you can trust to do the right thing and also the forums and the people that frequent them make the experience more enjoyable.
Cedric Allen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Pro Tools

  • MIDI production
  • Pricey Add-ons
Rob Gokee | TrustRadius Reviewer

VEGAS Pro

  • It would be good if it was available in the Apple format.
  • It is advisable to download multiple codecs that would allow one to open different video formats.
  • Make sure that your computer has enough memory to handle the demands you put on your computer.
  • I use a Macbook Pro with Bootcamp on Windows 10.
chuck taylor | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Pro Tools

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VEGAS Pro

VEGAS Pro 10.0
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The best and easiest editor I have ever used. I have used everything as an Emmy-Award-winning news journalist, and this program has always done what I needed it to do. Nothing less than the best out there and can get the job done.
Cedric Allen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Pro Tools

Pro Tools 7.0
Based on 1 answer
This is a hard question - I'd give it a 10 for having so many options but a 5 for being user friendly - as it has so many options.
JEFFREY HAZLITT | TrustRadius Reviewer

VEGAS Pro

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Support Rating

Pro Tools

Pro Tools 8.8
Based on 5 answers
They take too long to get back to you, but they try to answer your questions and fix your issues
Krisstina Hawks | TrustRadius Reviewer

VEGAS Pro

VEGAS Pro 8.6
Based on 8 answers
Because Vegas Pro is widely used software, the user interface is similar to smartphone editing tools. That is why learning time is very short in Vegas Pro. Whenever you have a question YouTube is your best support assistant. You don't need to contact anyone.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Pro Tools

In my opinion, ProTools is the best audio editing tool currently on the market. It's very user-friendly, incredibly intuitive and has so many different functionalities that would take weeks to learn how to use them all and well if you needed them. It is far better suited than Audition, Garageband or Audacity for single-track editing as well as multiple track music recording/ editing, and provides you with far more features and benefits. The only real downside to ProTools is its price- it's fantastic for what you get but may not be worth the cost if all you are doing is small audio edits along with side video projects made or edited in the Adobe Suite. For sound effect layering, creating music tracks (where the midi controls are far superior to its competition), or multiple track recording, ProTools is without a doubt the best software on the market.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

VEGAS Pro

First of all, VEGAS Pro is absolutely and by far easier to use with no doubts about it. I didn't need one class to start using VEGAS Pro while these other options require far more training and research. It's a Windows-based program first and so, unlike these other choices, uses typical Windows conventions with lots of right-click options and the kind of simplicity you would see in a Microsoft product.
Joseph Benton | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Pro Tools

  • Positive - Industry standard, gives image of professionalism and reassurance to clients that they are in good hands.
  • Positive - Great integration with UAD means in certain configurations, you don't have to spend as much on a computer to get a large amount of processing power.
  • Negative - The cost and tie-in with hardware is prohibitive. Although it is possible to use Pro Tools without hardware, that is a less supported use case, and generally speaking, you will want to use the Pro Tools software with hardware together.
Jonah Dempcy | TrustRadius Reviewer

VEGAS Pro

  • Increased contestant entries from 0 to 479 due to social media videos in year one.
  • Saved approximately 144 hours in editing time due to the stability of this platform.
  • Our edited videos outperform our one-shots 6-1 in monetized environments.
Chuck Graudins | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Pro Tools

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Pro Tools Editions & Modules

Edition
Pro Tools - FirstFree
Pro Tools29.992
Pro Tools - Ultimate79.992
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VEGAS Pro

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

VEGAS Pro Editions & Modules

Edition
Vegas Pro 18$599.00
Vegas Pro 18 Edit$399.00
Vegas Pro 18 Edit Suite$799.00
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