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Video cam Just purchase a panasonic camcorder but don't like the editing program that came with it. Is there something else that I can use to edit my movies. Would like to use it with movie maker is this possible with the format that its in or is there some else I can do.

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Use Pinnacle Studio. I've used it with my GS500 for 4 years now. Started with Studio ver. 9, then 10, now 12. Haven't upgraded to the new ver. 14 yet, but probably will. Studio is fairly resource intensive, so make sure you are running it on a decent computer (needs a bunch of memory). Adding a Firewire port on your computer is also a huge plus also.

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Windows Movie Maker is pretty limited. I think Microsoft gave up on software like that. Especially since it creates files in version 8 format. I think there up to 11 these days.

Pinnacle Studio is a good program to use. I have used it professionally for over 5 years now and have produced 100s of videos and DVDs with it covering everything from You Tube videos up to a wedding I shot for a client this last weekend.

Once you connect your camera to it and turn it on, it gives you the option to start it up.

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