Hello and Welcome to MovieStudioZen.com
Movie Studio Zen is the best place for learning how to use Sony Movie Studio Platinum 12, DVD Architect Studio 5.0 and the basics for Sony Vegas Pro. It is also the place to find real working solutions to common problems that new users like yourself will encounter as you move quickly up the Vegas learning curve. It is easy to feel a little overwhelmed when you first start to use Sony Vegas software. This is why I have created Movie Studio Zen - to help you easily and quickly master the basics and become confident with using the Tools & Effects that are available to you in these fantastic programs.
There are now over 100 free "easy to follow" video tutorials which will teach you the basics of how to edit and create projects like full 1080p HD Quality Videos for places like YouTube, Vimeo or Facebook. You can also learn how to create your own professional looking DVD's & BluRay Discs with fully functioning menus. I also have videos that can teach you how to Build your own Computer that is fully optimised for Vegas HD Video Editing and I can show you how to get your existing computer purring like a kitten.
Did you know that Sony Movie Studio Platinum is the little Brother of Sony Vegas Pro ? What that means is that 90% of my tutorials will also work in Sony Vegas Pro and DVD Architect Pro with absolutely no problems at all. So I invite you to stay and have a good look at what I can teach you right now.
How to Search Quickly for information on MovieStudioZen.com ?
There are 4 ways you can begin searching for a specific topic posted anywhere on the website.
1. The Heart of this website is the Free Tutorial section which is split up into Categories based mainly on Program Versions. So if you are looking for a tutorial made a with a Specific Version of Sony Movie Studio Platinum, Sony Vegas Pro, DVD Architect Studio, etc.. then this is the best place to start looking.
2. Use the Tutorials and FAQs by Topic Menu which appears in the Right Hand column of most pages. This menu system categorizes every single article and tutorial on Movie Studio Zen into common topics. This is a fast way to search logically for the information you are lookng for.
3. Use the customized Google Search Box in the Top Right Corner, which searches ONLY for content on this website. It is a very powerful tool to use if you are searching for a very specific keywords. My suggestion is that you treat the search engine as if it was an actual person, and ask it any question you like. Using this method will definitely give you a great selection of articles and tutorials to look at.
*Please note that Google Custom Search does display Advertisements at the top of the search results page which are not related to Movie Studio Zen. All TRUE search results are at the bottom half of the page and ALL point back to this website.
4. Scan through the Site Map which lists everything on the site.
I am a Brand New User of Movie Studio Platinum
and feel a bit overwhelmed - Where should I start ?
I have collated the best tutorials for brand new users like yourself in a list titled Basics for New Users. This list is also located in the Tutorials and FAQs by Topic Menu, which is a fantastic place to find things quickly.
Over 90% of most tutorials on Movie Studio Zen will work in any version of Movie Studio Platinum or Vegas Pro. If you are a Vegas Pro user, then my Movie Studio tutorials will also work for you. If you have just purchased Movie Studio Platinum 12 or Vegas Pro 12, then you can still use most of my older tutorials made with versions 10 and 11.
FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
The other main section for information is located in Doctor Zen's FAQ's. This is the area where I will be posting answers to common problems and Frequently Asked Questions. Please don't be scared to ask any questions.
I can normally get an answer back to you very quickly 90% of the time.
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*Please note that I will never spam you with third party garbage.
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It contains links to most common problems with using the website.
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