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Premiere Elements 12 review: A compelling choice for video newbies

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  • Premiere Elements 12
    4/5
    $100.00
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Price when rated: $100; $80 upgrade
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Pros

  • Guided mode offers a neat approach to teaching new users
  • New tools such as the Motion Tracker can help videos look better
  • Soundtrack creator makes adding background music easy

Cons

  • Guided mode only covers some features
  • Motion Tracker doesn’t allow for tweaking of paths
  • Templates, new effects and transitions are rather cheesy
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