Hi, don’t say you didn’t ask . . .
For editing I use Adobe Premiere Elements 2018, mainly because I’m a cheapskate and I refuse to pay a monthly fee for Premiere Pro. Having said that, I have done plenty of good work in Elements and I have never had the thought “Damn - I can’t do that in Elements!” * Elements edits 4K just fine, makes perfectly acceptable DVDs and Blu-rays with menus and so on. Under £100 on Amazon.
- The one exception: Having said that, the one area Premiere Elements is weak on is colour grading although it does have some basic tools. So combining the two ends of the video software spectrum, I often colour grade in DaVinci Resolve (currently v14) first. Resolve is SUPERB at colour grading and I LOVE the waveform monitors which is just what I was used to seeing on oscilloscopes in the past.
I know I could go on and edit in in Resolve as well, but I’m so quick in Premiere Elements, as my daughter would say it’s a case of “CBA”. (Can’t Be Arsed).
Resolve is free for personal use by the way, but be prepared to watch a few tutorials.
The best thing I invested in for editing was an ultra-wide monitor.