Introduction to Basic Video Editing Techniques

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Introduction to Basic Video Editing Techniques

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Comments (21)

  • alfredo cardona Reply

    can in upload a power point into pinnacle 23? if so, how?

    September 1, 2020 at 3:15 pm
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Alfredo,

      Pinnacle Studio does not currently support .ppt or .pptx files. If you wanted to convert a PowerPoint to a video file, you would need to either record your screen while playing the presentation or save each slide as an image and import into Pinnacle Studio for editing.

      Discovery Center Team

      September 2, 2020 at 8:24 pm
  • Manuel Reply

    Me he comprado el pinnacle studio 23, pero no logro modificar el volumen de los videos, que es una herrramienta que ya venía en la versión más básica del pinnacle 11 que fue el último programa que usé. ¿cómo puedo bajar el volumen del video y luego volverlo a subir sin tener el auto ducking?

    August 18, 2020 at 1:34 pm
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Manuel,

      If you would rather not use Audio Ducking, you can use the audio correction tools to make edits! More information on these tools for your version of Pinnacle Studio can be found in the Pinnacle Studio 23 User Guide.

      Discovery Center Team

      August 19, 2020 at 11:28 pm
  • David France Reply

    Just purchased Pinnacle Studio Ultimate 23. How can I switch to frame by frame on the timeline instead of storyboard?

    July 27, 2020 at 11:03 am
  • Ashley Reply

    How do i extend my Mark Out bar so the full video gets exported? currently i am missing the end and it cuts out at 3.50

    June 24, 2020 at 4:29 pm
  • Colin Bonthuys Reply

    I have scanned through your videos and the downloaded Pinnacle 23 that I have has several icons missing along the central bar… one being able to adjust the music soundtrack volume up and down along the soundbar.
    Advice please

    Kind regards

    Mr Bonthuys

    January 6, 2020 at 4:01 pm
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Colin,

      Which version of Pinnacle Studio do you have? Audio Ducking is only available in the Plus and Ultimate versions of Pinnacle Studio, and does not appear in the interface of the standard edition.

      Discovery Center Team

      January 7, 2020 at 11:21 pm
  • linda cooper Reply

    how can I get a baby crying in the background out?

    August 30, 2019 at 4:31 pm
  • Greg Holder Reply

    Love the tutorials. How do I remove the green tint from my dive videos?

    June 26, 2018 at 12:35 pm
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Greg,

      That’s a tough one! We have submitted this to our tutorial team as a suggestion for a more in-depth guide, but here are a few quick suggestions you can take to help balance those colours.

      The problem you’re running into is something all divers run into, and that is that water absorbs light really well, and to make matters worse, different wavelengths of light penetrate to different depths! Reds are the first to go, and can be gone as early as 10 meters down, but the rest will soon follow.

      There are all kinds of tricks to bringing colours back from the dead. The example has PaintShop Pro in mind, and as always, it works best if you still have the RAW files!

      With your photo open, navigate to the Edit tab. Then, right-click your image layer, and select Duplicate. Do this twice.

      Select your middle layer (The first copy), and select the Colour Changer tool (Found under the flood fill tool). Set its tolerance to 100, and pick a medium-grey from the Materials palette. Click inside the image to convert this layer to a greyscale. You can also use a Monochrome tool if you prefer!

      Next, select the top layer (the second copy), change its blending mode to Luminance, and merge it down. You should see a mostly greyscale image with some of the blues and greens back.

      Now create a new raster layer on top of all the others. Flood it with pure red, and set the layer mode to Multiply. Merge it down. This should get you a deep red version of the image.

      Set the merged layer’s mode to Screen, and merge it down.

      Finally, go to Adjust > Smart Photo Fix, and let the auto fix do its magic!

      Now, this won’t get the colours perfectly back to what you saw when you made the shot. But it goes a long way to restoring them, and is a good jumping off point for more colour tweaks!

      Hope this helps,
      Discovery Center Team

      June 26, 2018 at 11:10 pm
    • gilliandarby Reply

      Hi Greg,

      In Pinnacle Studio there are a few things you can try to correct the color in your videos. Double-click on the clip in the timeline to bring up the Editor panel. Under Corrections > Enhance you will see some sliders to adjust contrast, saturation etc.

      Also in the Editor panel, under Effect > Color there are several options such as Auto Color Correct, Base Color Correction, RBG Color Balance that could help to get rid of the green tint.

      Discovery Center team

      June 27, 2018 at 8:36 am
  • Sophiya Reply

    The video provided the idea and basic knowledge of video Editing. Transitions and Enhancing the image, Image rendering, Adjusting timeline were few basic editing steps to start the process. Thanks for the informative video.

    May 9, 2018 at 2:37 am
  • Maros Reply

    Nenašiel som funkcie ako spomalenie a zrýchlenie filmu a taktiež stlmenie a zosilnenie zvuku na časovej osi.Na predchádzajúcich verziách to boli také zelené bodky na zelenej zvukovej čiare.V predchádzajúcich verziách to bolo…Zabudlo sa na to vo verzii Pinnacle Studio 21 Ultimate ???

    April 26, 2018 at 12:45 pm
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Maros,

      In Pinnacle Studio 21, you can find tools for adjusting playback speed and audio correction from the Editor interface, found in the top left of the screen with a video or sound clip selected. For more information, we have a quick tutorial on Audio Correction which you may find helpful!

      Discovery Center Team

      April 26, 2018 at 7:55 pm
  • inkoth thibault Reply

    only 7 titles available ?? no 3d ?? wtf !!

    March 24, 2018 at 11:44 am
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Inkoth,

      That number doesn’t sound right! Are you encountering this issue in the standard, Pro, or Ultimate edition of Pinnacle Studio, and which version were you encountering the issue in? We can certainly look into this issue with you.

      Discovery Center Team

      March 26, 2018 at 9:49 pm
  • Luana Idalino Reply

    Olá como eu estabilizo a imagem do movimento incerto para mais parado?

    March 10, 2018 at 2:58 pm
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Luana,

      Here is a tutorial on Stabilizing Shaky Video that you may find helpful!

      Discovery Center Team

      March 12, 2018 at 10:54 pm
  • walt farran Reply

    I am having trouble with narrate my movie , I would like to talk over each frame as I edit

    January 31, 2018 at 8:30 pm

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