thanks for the feedback.
I also find that, since I’ve downloaded the trials, ReMask is the only one that holds any value for me, and that value is even marginal. Most of my PP is just as CameraClicker wrote “a couple of minutes of raw conversion and editing so I don’t think plug-ins would improve my work flow.”
LR5 brings so much to the table there is very little need for “something more.” I rarely need to wander from that program. I guess those programs are for a segment of the community who have not taken the time to explore all the lightroom