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Score 9.2 out of 100
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Score 9.7 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • Lightworks is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

9.3

Corel VideoStudio Pro

93%
4 Ratings
9.6

Lightworks

96%
2 Ratings

Usability

9.0

Corel VideoStudio Pro

90%
1 Rating

Lightworks

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

9.0

Corel VideoStudio Pro

90%
2 Ratings

Lightworks

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Corel VideoStudio Pro

I really can't think of a video editing scenario that would NOT be suited for. It's quite robust and intuitive. It's quite appropriate for all levels of video editing that I have any need for - and you can really make it just about as complex or simple as you'd like.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lightworks

Lightworks is a great tool for a non-designer to use because it provides a number of tools and capabilities that can be quickly learned. For someone who is an advanced video editor, it may not provide every tool they will need. Given how much can be accomplished through the free version, I think it's a great tool for making simple videos for social media, YouTube and other basic applications.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Corel VideoStudio Pro

  • Simple
  • Intuitive
  • Very good resources for learning to get the most out of it
Mario Stone | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lightworks

  • Drag and drop all videos easily.
  • Easy to split videos and strip.
  • You can work with multiple sequences.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Corel VideoStudio Pro

  • I would like a library of additional resources such as transitions
  • I would like to see available work and templates that can be downloaded to speed up processing
  • More video demonstrations/teaching would be nice
Ed Romaine | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lightworks

  • I have had it crash on me while using; thought content is saved
  • The user interface could be updated/modernized
  • Hot-keys commands are not always intuitive
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Corel VideoStudio Pro

General

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

Starting Price

Lightworks

General

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

Starting Price

Usability

Corel VideoStudio Pro

Corel VideoStudio Pro 9.0
Based on 1 answer
It keeps simplicity and power in one program at a very fair retail price. Features are clearly marked and I feel spending about an hour with the program will make it a valuable asset to most organizations. Great for creating videos based on templates and a need for quantity. I can't imagine anything easier or better.
Ed Romaine | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lightworks

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Corel VideoStudio Pro

Corel VideoStudio Pro 9.0
Based on 2 answers
Updates are rare and it could be improved with a forum that addresses issues.
Richard Baroniunas | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lightworks

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Corel VideoStudio Pro

I haven't reviewed any other products, as I've been using [Corel] VideoStudio for 10 years now. I really don't have a need to switch.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lightworks

Adobe is a great tool that is very competitive and I still use it depending on what PC I have on hand and how fast the job needs to get done but I selected Lightwork because I think that it is less complicated to browse and was able to learn the shortcuts fast, making my time more productive.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Corel VideoStudio Pro

  • Clearly stated goals and presentations
  • A fun, anti-boring way to present new ideas and/or past success
  • Has effectively shown an important opinion; it gets the message across in a sharp, exciting way in a space where many struggle to capture attention
Mario Stone | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lightworks

  • It has helped us create more video content that we had not been able to do in the past
  • Given that we can use the free version in almost every situation, there has been no direct cost to use
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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