Photo story worth it if already have MEP and VPX?

Beardeboss wrote on 3/30/2024, 12:08 PM

Just wondering if it is worth getting Photostory if you already have VPX 15 and MEP 2023.

Seeing as it is reduced offer price at the moment I was wondering if it does anything that the other programs don't do. I know that both the others have a slideshow Maker? Am I thinking in the right area that Photostory is basically the same program minus the video editing features or is there more 2 it?


emmrecs wrote on 3/30/2024, 12:20 PM


In my opinion there is nothing that PS can do that is not also available in MMS 2023, (notice, NOT MEP). To me it is a "simplified" version of MMS. I tend to use it if I want to create something like a straightforward slide show. Personally, I wouldn't want to attempt to use it for any presentation that included videos, not because it "can't cope" but simply that I need to be able to access the extra level of control and features in MMS/VPX .


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Beardeboss wrote on 3/30/2024, 1:13 PM

Yes very good Thanks for the quick response. I was wondering if maybe it had some extra different designs in the disc menus and design elements that wasn't in MMS or VPX. I know sometimes that they have different designs variations.

johnebaker wrote on 3/31/2024, 11:42 AM



In addition to @emmrecs comment, the hierarchy of the three products going from basic to fully featured is:

Photostory ---> Magix Movie Studio---> Video Pro X

Disc menu editing in MMS and VPX is the same and is more advanced than that of PS

There are some common disc menu templates in all 3 programs, however MMS and VPX have more than PS.

VPX has some professional tools such as the Meters, more colour correction controls, colour space formats etc - you should see these in your VPX 15.

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