*blush*, thanks David. It gives me energy to interact with you folks directly. NAB was awesome by the way -- it was my first trade show with Sony and it was an extremely positive experience. I was braced for complaints from users, but every last user visiting the booth was upbeat even when they had criticism to air. As a relative newcomer to Sony, I was humbled by the users who proudly announced they'd been on our product since Sonic Foundry Video Factory days.
Thanks to all of you for your continued enthusiasm and, when we earn it, your support.
I'll echo this - having someone from Sony in here responding to forum comments makes all the difference.
I've been using Vegas Pro since version 4 - I continue to use other programs as well (FCPX, APPCC) but nothing, nothing compares to the joy of editing in Vegas... when it doesn't crash.
I have high hopes that version 13 brings some stability improvement.