Upgrade to Pinnacle Studio 20

Save up to $50

Pinnacle Studio 20 Plus

Pinnacle Studio 20 Plus

Pinnacle Studio 20 Ultimate

Pinnacle Studio 20 Ultimate

Pinnacle Studio 20 Plus

Includes 3D video editing, Live Screen Capture, 24-track frame-accurate editing, 1800+ effects, keyframed effects control, simultaneous source and timeline viewing and more.

  • NEW! Motion Tracking
  • ENHANCED! Multi-camera editing for 4 cameras
  • NEW! Easy Track Transparency
  • NEW! Stop Motion Animation
  • ENHANCED! Live Screen Capture
  • 64-bit performance
  • Drag and drop HD video editing
  • 1,800+ effects, transitions and templates
  • 24-track frame-accurate editing and keyframe-based effects
  • ENHANCED! Author DVDs with 50+ menu templates
  • 3D import, editing and export
  • Easy sharing online and on devices
  • Learn More

Pinnacle Studio 20 Ultimate

All the power of Pinnacle Studio 20 Plus + 4K Ultra HD video support, 2000+ effects, premium NewBlue plugins, and 360° video editing.

  • NEW! Motion Tracking with mosaic blur
  • ENHANCED! Multi-camera editing for 6 cameras
  • NEW! Easy Track Transparency
  • NEW! Stop Motion Animation
  • ENHANCED! Live Screen Capture
  • 64-bit performance
  • Drag and drop HD video editing
  • 2,000+ effects, transitions and templates
  • Unlimited-track frame-accurate editing and keyframe-based effects
  • ENHANCED! Author DVDs with 100+ menu templates
  • 3D import, editing and export
  • Easy sharing online and on devices
  • New! Premium effects from NewBlue (details)
  • New! 360° video editing
  • 4K Ultra HD video support
  • Learn More

Upgrade Qualification

Previous owners of Avid Studio or Pinnacle Studio 9 and higher qualify for upgrade pricing. Qualified versions include: Studio 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 and 19.

Compare Versions

PDFDownload PDF




2D/3D effects, transitions, titles and templates 1,500+ 1,800+ 2,000+
Enhanced! Multi-camera editing — Sync and align your clips, switch angles, cut, delete and add transitions in one application 2 cameras 4 cameras 6 cameras
New! Stop Motion Animation — Quickly create animated movies frame by frame starring your toys, food, art and more
SmartMovie automatic moviemaking — Drag and drop video, images and music from your library into SmartMovie and jumpstart your production
Video Templates — Start with a customized themed Montage template to build your movie
ScoreFitter music library — Add royalty-free music that automatically adjusts to fit the length of your movies
New! Motion Tracking — Easily track moving objects on screen and connect them to elements, such as text and graphics with mosaic blur
Enhanced! Easy Track Transparency — Superimpose multiple tracks with new, easy-to-use opacity settings
Audio Ducking — Detects audio or narration and automatically lowers the volume of background sound
Enhanced! Live Screen Capture — Record your screen and capture both system audio and microphone sound; perfect for making tutorials or demo videos  
New! 360 video controls & effects — Add titles to your 360 video. Convert your 360 video into standard video and control the view path
NewBlue bonus effects (900+ presets and 75+ plugins) — Add filters, transitions and special effects from the best-selling NewBlueFX effects and titles. Get access to hundreds of effects, presets, filters and other tools to get that professional polish.
Number of video/audio tracks 6 24 Unlimited
Storyboard and timeline editing
Frame-accurate timeline editing
Integrated media asset library, even correct and enhance media in the library
Media asset rating, advanced tagging and collections Advanced Advanced
Customizable keyboard shortcuts
Keyframe-based effects
Detach audio
Enhanced! MyDVD disc authoring — Add menus, chapters and music to your DVD with themed templates 20+ templates 50+ templates 100+ templates
DVD authoring* — Export single clips, edit and create DVD subtitles, burn from an ISO disc image and more Advanced Advanced
Compatible with mobile app — Import and polish projects made with Pinnacle Studio for iOS (available for purchase separately)
Export to popular devices — Export video to view on Apple® iPad, Apple® TV, Microsoft® Xbox® and more
Easy to share online — Upload directly to YouTube, Facebook, Flickr and Vimeo
Project packages for easy archive/restore
Formats & Support
New! HEVC (H.265)** Import Import Import and Export
Dolby Digital 2CH 5.1CH 5.1CH
Native 64-bit architecture
Intel® Quick Sync Video hardware acceleration
Support for VFR video from iPhone 6 and other cameras
3D MVC file format import
Stereoscopic 3D import, export, depth control and editing
Dual-monitor 3D support, "side by side" export
4K Ultra HD video support
XAVC S support
XAVC and DVCPRO HD decoding
Import MXF files
Premium effects from NewBlue (900 + filters in 75 plugins)
New! NewBlue Video Essentials 3 — Easily split screens, spotlight areas of interest, smooth edges or improve contrast
NewBlue Video Essentials 2 — Create a vignette, swap specific colors in a scene, add picture-in-picture, and correct lens distortion
NewBlue Video Essentials 4 — Turn day into night, create reflections, touch up skin and more
NewBlue Video Essentials 6 — Remove subtle imperfections, replicate footage into a video wall, magnify a video segment for emphasis
NewBlue Video Essentials 7 — Avoid tedious keyframing when applying pixelation, easily pan and zoom on still or video, and more
NewBlue Stabilizer — Stabilize shaky video to easily create steady footage
NewBlue Motion Blends — Video transitions that twist, turn, zoom, smear and spin
NewBlue Light Blends — Light-inspired scene transitions with light flairs, orbs, rays, strobes and more
NewBlue Film Effects — Create an authentic, old school film look with blemishes, jitters, spots, scratches and graininess

* Blu-ray Disc authoring available for purchase in Pinnacle Studio

**HEVC (H.265) support requires supporting PC hardware or graphics card

System Requirements


Input Options

Import Formats

Export Formats

Blu-ray Support

Supported Languages

Product specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation.