PhotoImpact 8 was designed to meet the specific needs of digital camera users and photographers for managing, enhancing and sharing photos. At the same time, PhotoImpact provides a complete set of tools for Web and graphics enthusiasts who want professional results without a steep learning curve.
License: Free to try; $99.95 to buy
Ulead VideoStudio is a full-featured program with a broad range of tools designed for capturing, editing, and authoring video files. Ulead allows you to capture DVD-ready MPEG video from DV/D8/Hi8 camcorders, VCRs, PC cameras, and TV tuner cards. You have the option to split captured video scenes into separate files, and you can even scan your DV/D8 source material, select the parts you want, and batch-capture all clips at once. Ulead's editing features include built-in scene-to-scene transitions, 30 customizable filters, and motion paths for animating text.