How To Add Music To A Video

Video is much more than just images. The right music can take a video from being acceptable to perfect. Music can add tension to a dramatic scene, or become the iconic sound of your brand. Finding the right music is most of the challenge, the rest is applying it to the video. Learn how to add music to your video with Pinnacle Studio in the guide below.

Pinnacle Studio’s ScoreFitter automatically creates background music in the category of your choice.

1. Install Pinnacle Studio

To install Pinnacle Studio video editing software on your PC, download and run the installation file above. Continue following on-screen instructions to complete the setup process.

2. Select Clips

To create music for a particular set of clips, select those clips (To select your whole movie, use Edit > Select All or press Ctrl+A.)

Select Clips

3. Open ScoreFitter

Click the Create Song (Ctrl+7) button to open ScoreFitter.

Open ScoreFitter

4. Choose a Song

In ScoreFitter, choose a category, song and version from the lists provided. Each category offers its own selection of songs, and each song its own selection of versions

Choose a Song

5. Preview

Use the Preview button to audition the song while the tool is open


6. Name and Adjust Duration

Enter a name for the clip in the Name field and adjust its duration with the Duration counter, if desired. The music clip you create will be adjusted to fit exactly the duration you select

Name and Adjust Duration

7. Add to Movie

When you have made your choice, click the Add to Movie button. Studio creates the new clip on the active track beginning at the current time index (as shown by the timeline scrubber and the preview frame in the Player).

Note: The total length of the selected clips will determine the initial setting for the music duration, but you can modify the value at any time by trimming the clip on the timeline or by editing the Duration counter in the tool.

Add to Movie

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