Pinnacle Studio is the simplest version of video editing software from Pinnacle: Pinnacle Studio, Pinnacle Studio Ultimate, Pinnacle Studio Plus and Pinnacle Studio for iPad. It may be simple but it gives you great results. Pinnacle Studio is a multitrack multimedia editor that enables the editing of any media files, including HD and Blu-ray.
This download enables you to optimize the time and workflow, using advanced functionalities, so helping create a great movie while taking advantage of the interface, which is friendly and visually appealing. To perform any function of this video editor is made easy with visually quick access and easily identifiable symbols to press.
Work with this intuitive video editor as you progress step by step: grabbing or importing a multimedia file, editing it, adding effects and filters, adding and editing the music and then exporting the final project. The latest developments in this program join with cloud technology and portable devices, enable editing anywhere, anytime.
How to use
The latest version, Pinnacle Studio 17, has a presentation that appears a little more dark, but it is still really easy to navigate. You can customize all the basic settings to import, export, preview, storage location, and output format among others, all from the Control Panel. Pinnacle Studio allows you to add new tabs, customize the toolbar, and change the timeline settings to adapt to your workflow needs.
latest developments in this program combine with cloud technology and with portable devices
The main window offers 4 different zones to work with, and associated tabs: Library, Edit and Author zone; Import and Export zone; Preview window with Timeline and Source tabs, and the timeline zone. You can visualize the library by folders, location, name, etc. It is organized by colors depending if the contents are projects, multimedia, collections, etc.
The editing process is simple, and the editing tools are straightforward: cut, copy, paste, etc. You can preview the file to add on a Source window, adapting it to your needs and when it is ready, sending it to the timeline point you want. Pinnacle Studio has automated processes, such as SmartMovie, and templates and preset themes which are tremendously attractive because they allow for the automatic creation of video clips.
Pinnacle Studio 18.0 Features
Some of the characteristics of this editor are presented below:
- Import your multimedia from any digital device, from mobile phones to webcams, but also analog devices,
- anywhere, anytime. The latest version of this software includes a cloud service that offers 50 GB of free space. If you combine it with Pinnacle Studio for iPad, it becomes ubiquitous.
- Visual organization with Pinnacle Studio is done through a built-in media library that enables a graphic and colorful system to organize your media
- Correct your multimedia files. You will be able to polish default cropping, zooming, eliminating red eye from pics, adding EQ to sounds, cleaning up unwanted noises from your music, correcting color, etc.
- Make quick editions. With drop-down menus and drag capabilities, along with automatic processes like SmartMovie, you will be able to produce videos with a fast turnaround and you can also be accurate when editing on a specific timeline.
- Create first drafts of your projects. Storyboard mode enables you to imagine how the narration will expand
- Multitrack editor with up to six tracks of audio and video. You will be able to apply picture-in-picture and multi-layer effects in HD with frame accuracy.
- Speed Process is super fast due to having up to 10x faster rendering and optimization for the latest 64 bit acceleration technology.
- Effects, animated titles, transitions and filters. It offers over than 1500 effects to add, for both 2D and 3D. The templates and preset themes are also customizable, which is really useful.
- Keyes. It works with certain professional effects like Luma, Transparency and Chroma Keyes, to make superposition, or Stop-Motion capture, helping to create animations and special effects
- Scorefitter library. Pinnacle Scorefitter offers free music and sounds to let you produce an original soundtrack for your creations, and all free of royalties
- Share your pieces. Post your HD creations on Facebook, Vimeo, YouTube or create a DVD.
- Export in most popular formats, even to video game consoles.
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The following are the minimum system requirements for a successful download and installation:
- Operating System: Windows Vista, SP2 (64Bit)
- Processor: Intel Core Duo 1.8 GHz
- RAM Memory: 2 GB
- Graphic Card: Graphic Card compatible with DirectX 9
- Sound Card: Sound Card compatible with Windows
- HDD Space: 5.8 GB
- Ideal for beginners yet uses professional standard tools
- Automated functions that accelerate the creation process
- Colorful and visual media classification
- It is heavy-duty software and it consumes system resources