Upgrade to Pinnacle Studio 20

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
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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
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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.

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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

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Product specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation.