Getting Started with Pinnacle Studio

Getting Started with Pinnacle Studio

Learn the basics and get started in Pinnacle Studio. From beginner to advanced users, Pinnacle Studio has something for you. Creativity meets control with Pinnacle Studio. Edit with precision on unlimited tracks with pro-caliber tools like Multi-Camera editing, screen recording, Split Screen video, sophisticated audio tools and 2000+ filters and effects. Easily share online, export to device or burn to DVD with menus!

Want to learn more? Browse through our collection of Pinnacle Studio tutorials for beginners for more detailed instructions on how to use each of the tools covered in this overview video.

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Thanks for watching! We hope you found this tutorial helpful and we would love to hear your feedback in the Comments section below. And don’t forget to visit our social media pages and show us what you’ve learned by sharing your photos, videos and creative projects with us.

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Comments (10)

  • Roy Leonard Reply

    I’m having trouble after a movie is finish, being able to copy it to a DVD. Some of the videos are over two hours long. When I was using Pinnacle 14 I was able to see a pie graft which would show the percentage of quality and how it change with the length of the movie. We were able to see a breakdown of option like disc File etc.

    I have been working Pinnacle 21 and now 22 and do not see an easy way to put the produce movie to a DVD that can be used on and seen on any PC.

    I like using the Pinnacle program for it ease of reworking these movies.

    If there is simple way to make these copies from Pinnacle 21 or 22 like there is in Pinnacle 14 would you advise me how?

    Thank you

    November 7, 2018 at 5:02 pm
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Roy,

      The DVD authoring tools have been consolidated into Pinnacle MyDVD, which is included with Pinnacle Studio. Here’s a tutorial with information on how to use MyDVD to help get you started!

      Hope this helps,
      Discovery Center Team

      November 11, 2018 at 11:29 pm
  • Henri Reply

    Muziek importeren in een film van een CD

    October 23, 2018 at 4:43 am
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Henri,

      In order to prevent any potential link errors in Pinnacle Studio, we would suggest you start by ripping the audio from the CD to your computer. Once it is stored locally, you can import it into Pinnacle Studio like any other media file! We have a tutorial on Importing and Managing Media that you may find helpful for this step.

      Hope this helps,
      Discovery Center Team

      October 24, 2018 at 10:42 pm
  • bollestan Reply

    Is er ondersteuning voor CR2 fotoformaat in studio 22 ?

    October 10, 2018 at 5:39 am
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Bollestan,

      Pinnacle Studio 22 does not currently support Canon RAW image files. If you wanted to use images from your Canon DSLR, you would first need to convert them to a supported format, which includes: JPS, BMP, GIF, JPG, PCX, PSD, TGA, TIF, WMF, PNG, and J2K.

      Discovery Center Team

      October 10, 2018 at 11:51 am
  • Gilbert Grosse Reply

    Je decouvre pinacle. Comment importer les images a partir d’un camescope numerique ? merçi de votre reponse

    October 9, 2018 at 10:25 am
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Gilbert,

      Unless you wanted to copy them manually and organize them yourself, the simplest way to import files from your camcorder would be let the Pinnacle Importer handle copying those video files! From the Importer (open the importer by clicking ‘Import’ at the top of Pinnacle Studio), set the Import Mode is set to Copy (so that you don’t have to have your camcorder plugged in every time you edit a video), select your camcorder from the tabs at the top of the Importer, and find your videos on the right hand navigation menu!

      You can find a more thorough explanation of importing files and the Importer screen itself in the user guide, here:

      Hope this helps!
      Discovery Center Team

      October 12, 2018 at 1:16 am
  • Livio Reply

    vorrei avere con urgenza, il manuale in Italiano di Pinnacle 22

    September 11, 2018 at 7:35 am

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