New Pinnacle Studio 24 Ultimate Advanced video editing and screen recording software

Pinnacle Studio 24 Ultimate
  • Edit freely across unlimited tracks with complete flexibility
  • Take control of your edits with enhanced keyframing
  • Access hundreds of creative effects, plus new graphics and overlays
  • Tap into pro-caliber tools including enhanced Video Masking, Color Grading and new Title Editor

Your advanced video editing software

Edit like a pro with the unlimited power, precision, and total creative control of Pinnacle Studio™ 24 Ultimate.

Why Pinnacle Studio?

Advanced editing

Advanced editing

Advanced keyframing controls deliver the power to fine-tune every parameter of your clips, transitions, and effects across unlimited tracks.

Unlimited creativity

Unlimited creativity

Leverage pro-caliber tools including full Color Grading controls, dynamic Video Masking, 360 video editing, and more!

Loaded with power

Loaded with power

Tap into smart editing tools to save presets, export grouped clips, and even create customizable shortcuts with Pinnacle’s customizable interface.

Pro-caliber editing power that doesn’t break the bank

Dive into powerful tools you’d expect to only find in professional editing software.

Loaded with powerful features

Color Grading

ULTIMATE EXCLUSIVE Color Grading

Stabilize Video

Stabilize Video

360 Video Editing

ULTIMATE EXCLUSIVE 360 Video Editing

Screen Recorder

Screen Recorder

MultiCam Editing

MultiCam Editing

Dynamic Split Screen Video

ULTIMATE EXCLUSIVE Dynamic Split Screen Video

Keyframe Controls

Keyframe Controls

Stop Motion Animation

Stop Motion

Motion Tracking

Motion Tracking

Audio Ducking

Audio Ducking

Alpha Channel

ULTIMATE EXCLUSIVE Alpha Channel

Author DVDs

Author DVDs

Our competitive advantage

Keyframe precision

Keyframe precision

Add keyframes to customize almost any parameter of your edits—take complete control over your motions, effects, and overlays.

Customizable workspace

Customizable workspace

Set custom tool shortcuts, group and edit clips simultaneously, and explore a streamlined workflow for your most intuitive editing experience.

Additional applications

Additional applications

Included tools empower you to capture video and record your screen, author DVDs, and leverage compatibility with many third party plugins.

It’s the most powerful Pinnacle Studio yet

See what’s new in Pinnacle Studio 24 — our best just got better!

  • NEW possibilities with Video Masking
  • NEW ability to create custom motion title graphics with the redesigned Title Editor
  • NEW overlays and graphics
  • ENHANCED keyframing controls to streamline your editing
  • & so much more!

Features fueling your video editing software

Go beyond basic editing with advanced tools

Fully loaded with everything from basic tools to advanced creative features, this Ultimate video editing suite will empower you to create your best videos yet.

Advanced keyframing, unparalleled precision

Go beyond traditional keyframing and fine-tune every individual parameter of your edit. Add keyframes to command control of your videos’ positioning, size, speed, overlays, transitions, effects, and more for frame-accurate customizability.

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Experience the power of Color Grading

ULTIMATE EXCLUSIVE Color Grading

Advanced controls like the Tone Curve, HSL Tuning, Color Wheel, and Selective Vectorscope make it easy to independently adjust colors, highlights, midtones, and shadows.

Color Correction

Adjust white balance, correct underexposed scenes, and apply instant corrections.

LUTs & Filters

Instantly apply a filter or cinematic LUT profile to create a specific film effect and alter the overall tone/mood of your scene.

Motion tracking and action video editing tools

Motion and action video editing tools

  • ULTIMATE EXCLUSIVE Censor moving objects with mosaic blur
  • Add graphic or text to moving objects with Motion Tracking
  • Create fast or slow motion effects with Time Remapping
  • Add visual interest with Pan and Zoom and Motion Blur effects
Screen recording and multi-camera editing

Screen recording and multi-camera editing

  • Capture and edit video across multiple cameras
  • Record your screen, webcam, and system audio simultaneously
  • Create content for a YouTube channel, web series, or vlog
  • Record webinars, create tutorials, and produce gaming videos

Record, edit and master your audio

Fade audio in and out

Fade audio in and out, or mute or detach audio in just a few clicks.

Record your own narration and voiceover

Record your own narration and voiceover with included recording tools.

Access royalty-free music

Access royalty-free music and sound effects to take videos to the next level.

Layer and automatically balance audio

ULTIMATE & PLUS only Layer and automatically balance audio for crisp narration with Audio Ducking.

Share across all your devices

Easily share your completed videos with any audience — export to popular formats and devices, or use built-in disc burning tools.

Which version of Pinnacle Studio is right for me?

Pinnacle Studio makes it simple to create movies and edit video like a pro. Whether you are new to video editing, or already an experienced producer, there is a tier of Pinnacle Studio that is fully suited to your editing needs.

Studio Studio Plus Studio Ultimate

Highlight Features

Storyboard and timeline editing 6 Tracks 24 Tracks Unlimited tracks plus 4K video support
Keyframe effects and motion ENHANCED ENHANCED ENHANCED
Screen recording and video capture
Multi-camera editing 2 Cameras 4 Cameras 6 Cameras
Color Grading Simplified Basic Full featured
Title Editor NEW NEW NEW
Motion Tracking ENHANCED
with NEW face tracking
Video Masking ENHANCED
with NEW dynamic controls
360 Video Editing
Export with Alpha Channel

Storyboard and timeline editing
Drag-and-drop video editing
Video resolution HD HD HD, 4K
Number of video/audio tracks 6 24 Unlimited
Three and four-point editing
Customizable workspace and keyboard shortcuts ENHANCED ENHANCED
with searchable shortcuts
Group and nest clips ENHANCED ENHANCED
Keyframe effects and motion ENHANCED ENHANCED

Hundreds of video effects, transitions, titles, and templates ENHANCED ENHANCED ENHANCED
with new animated overlays
Video Templates
Green Screen / Chroma Key
Selective Color
Automatic slideshow maker, Smartmovie
Split Screen video ENHANCED ENHANCED
with Smart Fit
Video Capture and Screen Recorder, MultiCam Capture Lite
Multi-Camera Editing 2 Cameras 4 Cameras 6 Cameras
Stop Motion Animation
Time Remapping
Motion Tracking ENHANCED
Plus Mosaic Blur
Motion Tracking with Filter Mask
Track Transparency
Video Masking ENHANCED
with new dynamic masking
Seamless Transitions
Morph Transitions
Paint Effects

Video Stabilization
Lens Correction
Color Grading SIMPLIFIED BASIC FULL FEATURED
Hue & Saturation
HSL Color Tuning
Luminance
LUT Presets
Image Tone Curve
Color Wheels
Video Scope
Selective Vectorscope

Royalty-free music library with ScoreFitter
Sound effects library
Audio filters
Record voiceover
Fade-in/fade-out audio
Detach audio
Audio Ducking to easily layer audio tracks

360 video editing
360 video freeze frame
360 titles and transitions
Convert 360 video to standard video
Convert single or double fisheye to equirectangular
Convert 360 video to Spherical Panorama (Tiny Planet and Rabbit Hole effects)

Add project notes to working files NEW NEW NEW
Burn to disc* with chapters and menus with MyDVD 20+ templates 50+ templates 100+ templates
Insert chapter points in timeline
Export to all common video formats
Export to specific video extension
Export to device (smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles)
Export to web (YouTube, Flickr, and Vimeo)
Convert video to popular formats
Project packages for easy archive/restore
Save projects as templates
Export Animated GIFs
Export Alpha Channel video
Export 360 video

Intel® Quick Sync Video hardware acceleration ENHANCED ENHANCED ENHANCED
AV1 import
HEVC (H.265)** Import and Export Import and Export Import and Export
.TS support
GoPro LVR
64-bit architecture
Support for VFR video
XAVC S support
XAVC and DVCPRO HD decoding
Import MXF files
4K video
360 video

* 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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Highlight Features

Timeline editing across unlimited tracks ENHANCED
with new efficiencies
Keyframe effects and motion ENHANCED
Hardware acceleration and performance ENHANCED
Title Editor NEW
redesigned interface
Multicam Capture and Editing
Color Grading IMPROVED
Alpha Channel & GIF support
Static Video Masks ENHANCED
Dynamic Video Masks NEW

Storyboard and timeline editing IMPROVED IMPROVED ENHANCED
with UI improvements
Keyframe effects and motion IMPROVED ENHANCED
with added control
Built-in media library with project bins ENHANCED
with new overlays and refreshed folder structure
Customizable workspace and keyboard shortcuts ENHANCED
with searchable shortcuts
Three and four-point editing
Clip nesting ENHANCED
with Color Grading

Motion Tracking IMPROVED IMPROVED ENHANCED
with face tracking
Stop Motion Animation
360 Video Editing
Webcam and Screen Recorder: MultiCam Capture Lite Two Streams, Upgradable Two Streams, Upgradable Two Streams, Upgradable
Multi-Camera Editing 6 Cameras 6 Cameras 6 Cameras 6 Cameras
360 Video Tiny Planet Effects
360 Video Freeze Frame
Seamless Transitions
Morph Transitions
Split Screen Video IMPROVED
Dynamic Template Editor
IMPROVED
with Reference Frame
ENHANCED
with Smart Fit
3D Titler
Static Video Masking ENHANCED
with additional controls
Dynamic Video Masking NEW
evolve masks, frame-by-frame

Hundreds of video effects, transitions, titles, and templates ENHANCED
with new overlays
Paint effects
Selective Color
Green Screen / Chroma Key
Color Grading
Hue & Saturation
HSL Color Tuning
Image Tone Curve
Color Wheels
Video Scopes
Selective Vectorscope
LUT Presets

Audio editing tools
Record voiceover
Royalty-free music & sound effect library
Audio Ducking

Export to all common video formats ENHANCED
with Batch Processing
ENHANCED
with .TS support
Export to devices (smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles)
Export to web (YouTube, Flickr, and Vimeo)
DVD authoring with custom menus and chapters IMPROVED UI
Export Animated GIFs
Export Alpha Channel video

Tech Specs

Pinnacle Studio Ultimate

System Requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 10, 64 bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 or AMD A4 3.0 GHz or higher
    • Intel Core i5 or i7 1.06 GHz or higher required for AVCHD & Intel Quick Sync Video support
    • Intel Core i7 4th generation or later or AMD Athlon A10 or higher for UHD, Multi-Camera or 360 video
    • Intel 6th generation or later processor, or AMD Ryzen processor, required for face detection (Ultimate only)
  • RAM: 4 GB or higher, 8+GB highly recommended for UHD, Multi-Camera, or 360 video
  • Graphics card: Minimum resolution 1024 x 768, minimum 256MB VGA VRAM, 512MB or higher recommended for hardware decoding acceleration
    DirectX graphics device recommended:
    • NVIDIA GeForce 700 series / Quadro 600 (Fermi-based) or newer (CUDA-enabled required for CUDA support)
    • ATI Radeon HD 5XXX series or higher
    • Intel HD Graphics from Ivy Bridge or higher
    • 3D Titler requires DirectX 11
  • Sound card: Windows-compatible sound card
  • Hard drive space: 8 GB HDD space for full installation
  • Internet connection required for installation, registration and updates Registration required for product use

Import Formats

  • Video: AVCHD, DV, HDV, AVI, MPEG-1/-2/-4, Flash, 3GP (MPEG-4, H.263), WMV, Non-encrypted DVD titles (incl. DVD-VR/+VR), MOV (DV, MPEG-4, H.264), HEVC* (H.265), XAVC, MXF, DVCPRO HD, XAVC S, GoPro LRV, Cineform
  • Audio**: MP3, MPA, M4A, WAV, AMR, AC3, AAC, Vorbis, WMA
  • Image: BMP, GIF, JPG, JPS, J2K, PCX, PNG, PSD, TGA, TIF, WMF

Export Formats

  • Disc: DVD, AVCHD, Blu-ray ($)
  • Video: DV, HDV, AVI, WMV, MPEG-1/-2/-4, Flash, 3GP, HEVC* (H.265, H.264), XAVC S, MOV, M2TS, FLV, 3GP, GIF, Cineform
  • Image: BMP, JPEG, TIF, TGA
  • Audio: AC3, MP2, MP3, MP4, WAV

Accessories

  • DVD burner required for creating DVD and AVCHD discs
  • Blu-ray burning requires purchase of a separate plug-in from within the product

Supported Languages

  • Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian, Spanish and Swedish

Product specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation.

* HEVC (H.265) support requires supporting PC hardware or graphics card and Microsoft HEVC video extension installed.

** File encoding; not all file extensions are supported.

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, 19, 20, 21, 22 and 23.

What’s Included

Main Applications:

  • Video editing software
  • Video capture and screen recorder
  • Slideshow maker
  • DVD authoring
  • Video converter

Content:

  • Hundreds of filters and effects
  • Library of animated overlays, graphics, creative fonts and titles
  • Themed templates and video montages
  • Royalty-free music and sound effects

Documentation & Training:

  • User Guide PDF
  • Search Help Files
  • Built-in tutorials & learning videos
  • 10-day all access pass to StudioBacklot for first time subscribers, includes training and royalty-free content

Join the millions of others editing with Pinnacle Studio

Unleash your creativity with the pro-caliber tools and powerful keyframe controls of Pinnacle Studio. Get the power, precision, and control you crave, and edit your next production with us.