VEGAS Creative Software Brings Pro-Level Video Editing Features with Simplicity to the Masses; Launches VEGAS Movie Studio 17

VEGAS Movie Studio 17 Delivers Significant Performance Boosts with GPU Acceleration, Redesigned Plug-In Browser and New VFX Packages from FXhome


Madison, Wisconsin - VEGAS Creative Software ( announced today a significant new upgrade to its flagship consumer/enthusiast video editing software platform, VEGAS Movie Studio 17. Specifically designed for video editing enthusiasts regardless of their experience or skill level, VEGAS Movie Studio 17 taps the technology, power and innovation of the award-winning VEGAS Pro Video editor to deliver professional-caliber editing features and capabilities for anyone from beginners to advanced users who want to create stunning videos in an efficient, fun editing environment.

VEGAS Movie Studio 17 also includes its highly-popular Guided Video Creator feature, which leads users from the beginning of a project all the way through to the end through in four easy steps. Even without previous experience, anyone can achieve impressive results with focused editing modes, which offer specialized user interfaces to import and arrange files, add graphics, apply effects and transitions, and finish the movie. Users can easily switch between modes or jump into Power User mode at any time for access to all of the advanced tools.

VEGAS Movie Studio 17 introduces a host of new features with this release, including:

  • Redesigned Effects Windows: Fully redesigned and more powerful plug-in browsing complete with tagging, favorites, search, and sorting capabilities;
  • GPU Accelerated Decoding for AVC and HEVC: Provides higher frame rate and smoother preview at higher resolution for a smoother, more enjoyable editing experience;
  • Unified Color Grading Workflow: Important color grading tools and controls are organized in a user-friendly, unified window to simplify color correction and grading;
  • New Slow Motion Plug-In: Optical flow technology creates super-smooth slow motion effects without requiring additional third-party tools;
  • New Trim Handles on Event Edges: Trim handles and larger trim hit areas make it easy for users to identify and successfully grab the edge of a timeline clip event for trimming, greatly reducing errors and wasted time;
  • Storyboard Enhancements: New enhancements enable users to add the same media to a single storyboard multiple times, ideal for interviews, talking-head YouTube videos, etc. Storyboard thumbnails will show the frame at the in-point so multiple instances from the same clip are easily identifiable;
  • Project Location Memory: VEGAS Movie Studio 17 remembers where users left off when a project is closed and re-opened. The project cursor/playhead remains in the same place so work can immediately resume;
  • 25 kinetic text Titler Presets: Professionally designed titling presets make adding dynamic kinetic text elements to your project fast and easy;
  • Potratizer Automatic Blur for Portrait-Oriented Video: When shooting in portrait mode but delivered in widescreen format, this feature provides an instant method for turning the black sidebars into blurred copy of the video itself


Pricing and Availability

VEGAS Movie Studio 17 is available immediately and is priced at 49.99 USD. For more information, or to purchase VEGAS Movie Studio, please visit


About VEGAS Creative Software

In May 2016, MAGIX acquired the multiple award-winning VEGAS Pro and VEGAS Movie Studio product lines, along with other video and audio products. VEGAS Creative Software stands poised to take video editing to a new level. Our development teams in Madison, WI and Berlin, Germany are working on innovative solutions to old problems, and building tools that push the boundaries of what is currently possible.

The VEGAS Creative Software mission: to make VEGAS software faster, more efficient, and even more intuitive. Our goal: to provide users at all levels–from video editing amateurs to creative professionals–tools that are perfectly suited to their needs and demands. For more information, please visit