If you going to be a Multimedia author - you will need a
lot of other tools - doesn't matter which authoring tool you are using.
People are often asking me about my opinion...
Never buy any software without trying it first (MMB included). All of
them are saying the same on the box or web page (they are the best and
cheapest and you will never have to buy another.. bla-bla-bla.)
If the company doesn't have a trial version on the web page - never buy