Discover Pinnacle Studio

Video Editing Software – Free Trial

15-day free trial

Why download your free trial?

Discover all of the essential and advanced video editing features that Pinnacle Studio delivers to make your videos look their best.

Dive into editing, risk free!

Designed for first-time users, this 15-day free trial provides access to a fully equipped editing workspace with all royalty-free features available in the latest version of Pinnacle Studio Ultimate, our most feature-packed edition to date! Discover first-hand why people all over the globe love Pinnacle Studio.

Explore the editing workspace

Edit across multiple tracks using sophisticated tools to make quick edits, add titles, apply filters, master your sound, add speed and motion effects, create smart movies and slideshows, and so much more!

Test-drive the pro-caliber editing features

Capture and combine footage from multiple cameras, add depth with masks and layers, and bring artistic flair to your videos. Precisely transform your ideas into real productions, make them look cinematic, and engage your viewers.

Enjoy our best-performing version to date!

The latest version of Pinnacle is faster, better, and more efficient than ever due to significant improvements made to product stability, performance, and usability. Give it a try and enjoy a smoother, streamlined editing process from the moment you install it.

Try the best that Pinnacle Studio has to offer!

Editing workspace

Basic editing features

Crop, trim, resize, rotate your footage, easily correct imperfections, adjust color, and play with contrast, saturation, and other arameters—all with Pinnacle Studio’s signature precision controls.

Titles and transitions

Titles and transitions

Leverage Pinnacle Studio’s stylish typography presets and add text and titles to your video projects to tell your story your way. Make it look truly cinematic with smooth or dramatic transitions.

Creative effects

Creative effects

Experiment with plenty of filters and effects to introduce a unique atmosphere and add character to your productions—create a nostalgic retro movie or an indie film, transform scenes from sunny days to rainy nights, add bubbles or mosaic effects, and much more.

Color Grading

Expand your color possibilities with complete Color Grading controls.Set the mood in any scene with white balance, tone curve, and color wheel controls. Brighten and enhance underexposed footage, introduce unexpected color accents, and so much more!

Video Masking

Explore limitless possibilities for video layering, combining, enhancements, and special effects—all with custom video masks. Remove distractions, clone objects, blur backgrounds, customize transitions, and enjoy how your effects evolve, frame by frame.

Audio Editor

Audio Editor

Master your sound with the Pinnacle Studio’s advanced Audio Editor. Add voiceovers, dialog, and narration to any project, quickly. Make your audio crisp, clear, and unique with features that include custom noise profiles, pitch scaling, and multiple sound track mixing.

Your 15-day free trial includes:

  • All royalty-free, pro-caliber video and audio editing features inside Pinnacle Studio Ultimate*
  • A customizable workspace to edit HD, 4K, and 360 videos across unlimited tracks
  • Hundreds of creative transitions, titles, effects, and overlays
  • Access to our library of learning materials
  • An email series guiding you through the most popular features with links to online tutorials
  • The ability to transfer your projects, libraries, and customizations when you purchase Pinnacle Studio

The Pinnacle Studio free trial begins the day the software is installed. You can convert the trial to a full version of the software during the trial period or after the trial has expired. Once the trial has expired, project exports will be locked until you upgrade.

* The Trial version doesn't include MyDVD, MultiCam Capture 2.0 Lite, MultiCam Editor, and 3D Title Editor.

Give it a try today!

Tech specs

Trial Format Support

  • Format support for Pinnacle Studio Trial depends on your OS system configuration.
  • Fewer formats re supported in the trial version of Pinnacle Studio. This is not representative of the formats supported in Pinnacle Studio, or Pinnacle Studio Ultimate upon purchase.

System Requirements

  • Internet connection required for installation, registration, and updates. Registration required for product use.
  • 64-bit OS required: Windows 10 recommended
  • Intel Core i3 or AMD A4 3.0 GHz for SD video. Intel Core i7 or later of AMD Athlon A10 or higher for UHD video.
  • 4 GB of RAM or higher, 8GB+ highly recommended for UHD, Multi-Camera, or 360 video
  • DirectX graphics device recommended
  • Minimum 256 MB VGA VRAM, 512 MB or higher recommended
  • Display resolution: 1024 x 768 or higher
  • Windows-compatible sound card
  • 6 GB HDD space for full installation

Download your 15-day trial now!