I started using PD 12 ultra only several days ago, I find it very useful. The main competitor of this software is Corel's Video Studio series, but it is much better. One of the amazing features of PD is that it can render the finished video in a very short time. You can upload your video onto YouTube or other video websites in just a few minutes and you don’t have to wait long.
I’ve heard some complaints about this program and some other Cybrelink products, but I have to say, not only for Cybrelink, but also for all other video editing programs, without an advanced computer, you just can’t run video editing programs in an effective way. The main reason of computer crashing down, lockups, etc. when doing editing or rendering is hardware limitation. This is not a problem for me as I have the newest laptop with a set of strong hardware. Its performance is really good for video editing. As you know, electronic products update very quickly, if your computer has been used for more than one even two years, I suggest you not to try running any video editing program on it, the result would be woeful. Anyway, it’s not a problem of the software, but your computer.