What’s New in Pinnacle Studio 22

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What’s New in Pinnacle Studio 22

See what’s new in Pinnacle Studio™ 22 and get the power, creativity and control to edit like a pro. Pinnacle Studio is fully loaded with features you would expect to find in professional video editing software. Enjoy new Color Grading controls, create immersive 360 videos, sync and capture video from multiple devices, superimpose people over backgrounds with the Green Screen Effect, or even create animations with Stop Motion. With all these pro-caliber editing tools, you have everything you need to put your strongest film-making foot forward!

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Upgrade to Pinnacle Studio 25 Ultimate and explore exciting new features and enhancements like Smart Object Tracking, Blend Modes, enhanced Audio Editor, and more.

New Features in Pinnacle Studio 22

NEW Color Grading

Stylize your image to set the tone and mood with new powerful color grading controls, including color correction, color wheels, LUT, waveform scope, and more. With precise controls, you’re in the driver’s seat when it comes to setting the ambience, creating a sun-kissed scenario or an ice blue landscape. Even match the color of two clips captured in different lighting! The creative possibilities and customizations are endless with Pinnacle Studio.

Features vary by version

NEW Three and Four-Point Editing

Not only can you drag and drop your media to the timeline, but now precisely insert clips with new three and four-point editing. Mark the in and out points of your clip and identify the location on your timeline of where to place them for the ultimate level of flexibility and precision.

Available in Plus and Ultimate versions only

NEW MultiCam Capture

Record your screen and webcam simultaneously and create engaging tutorial videos. With unique screen recording software, you can easily capture video, system audio, and microphone sound in a single click and edit them together seamlessly with multi-camera editing.

Available in all versions

ENHANCED Motion Tracking

Put the focus on certain people or objects in your video using Motion Tracking. Add moving text or graphics to track players in a sporting event, or draw attention to a particular guest in a room full of people. Mark your object, press play to track its motion, and then easily add the overlay of your choice.

Available in Plus and Ultimate versions only

ENHANCED 360 Video Editing

Simply import your 360 video footage and start editing. Correct color, trim footage, and export as 360 video or control the angle and convert to standard video. With support for all popular 360 formats, you can now turn your 360 video footage into a tiny planet effect and give your audience a fun perspective.

Available in Ultimate version only

NEW Premium Effects

Add incredible creative effects and correct almost any video problem with these premium effects from NewBlueFX. Get hundreds of dollars’ worth of professional-quality special effects with Pinnacle Studio Ultimate – now with NewBlue Video Essentials I.

Available in Ultimate version only

NEW Split Screen with Keyframes

Use keyframes to add motion to your split screen videos and show multiple video streams simultaneously. Create impressive promotional videos or share highlights from your latest trip.

Available in Ultimate version only

NEW Seamless Transitions

Flip, zoom, spin, or whip between scenes with Seamless Transitions that add excitement and energy to your cuts. Just align similar colors or objects to create a smooth and artful transition between imagery.

Available in Ultimate version only

NEW Selective Color

Bring your focus to the spotlight and highlight a single color in your picture, pushing everything else to the background in black and white. It’s a truly unique effect to add to your next video.

Available in all versions

NEW 3D Motion Objects

Create custom motions with new 3D objects and titling options. Engage your audience and enhance your videos with customizable, eye-catching titles and graphics.

Available in Ultimate version only

Tools You Need

Pinnacle Studio 25

Bring out your inner editor with Pinnacle Studio 25 and create one-of-a-kind projects using themed templates plus hundreds of creative filters and effects.

Pinnacle Studio 25 Plus

Experience advanced video editing with Pinnacle Studio 25 Plus and tap into pro-caliber tools, creative effects, and powerful keyframing controls.

Pinnacle Studio 25 Ultimate

Edit like a pro with Pinnacle Studio 25 Ultimate, a fully-loaded, advanced video editing suite with pro-caliber tools, premium plugins and creative effects.

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Comments (42)

  • Alan Harrison Reply

    Where can I find how to delete projects from pinnacle studio 22 ultimate so that all the cookies are deleted also ?

    February 24, 2020 at 8:35 am
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Alan,

      Did you want to delete the preview images of video files you used in the project from Pinnacle Studio? If so, just delete the source files or move them to an archive folder that Pinnacle Studio is not set to scan. The simplest way to do this is to create a new folder outside of your video folder and cut + paste the files there.

      Hope this helps,
      Discovery Center Team

      February 25, 2020 at 7:00 pm
  • Miran Štibelj Reply

    Hi there!
    I have Pinnacle studio 20 and i would like to know how i can change the speed of a part of a clip. Thanks!

    January 12, 2020 at 4:05 pm
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Miran,

      You can use the Time Remapping tools for that! With the clip you want to adjust selected, open the Editor in the top left and select “Time Remapping” on the rightmost end of the top row in the Editor view.

      Discovery Center Team

      January 15, 2020 at 10:25 pm
  • Jerry Ostrowsky Reply

    Have purchased Studio 22 Ultimate and am finding it difficult, cumbersome, and almost impossible to perform an Animated Ken Burns type pan and zoom effect on a still image especially when holding a zoom using the following example:

    1) Still/photo image stretched out to a 45 second clip on the timeline
    2) Pan and Zoom initiated zoomed in to the center of the photo/still image and held for 5 seconds.
    3) After the zoom hold for 5 seconds, a 5 second duration pan across to the upper left of the still image with the same zoom value from the beginning of the P&Z.
    4) After the 5 second Pan across, a 5 second hold at the upper left of the image again using the same zoom value from the beginning of the P&Z
    5) After the 5 second hold at the upper left, an 8 second pan across to the upper right of the still image using the same zoom value for the beginning of the P&Z.
    6) After the 8 second pan across to the upper right of the still image, a 5 second hold using the same zoom value from the beginning of the P&Z.
    7) After the 5 second hold at the upper right, a 10 second zoom out to a full frame of the the still/photo image.
    8) After the zoom out to the full frame still/photo image, a 5 second hold before a 2 second fade to black is applied.

    The pan and zoom effect can be accomplished using unconventional techniques especially when attempting to hold a stable pan and zoom at all animated positions on the still image and it consumes approximately 4 or 5 hours for the example above. Using the example above, my experience is that 3 identical key frame values must be added one frame in succession in order to achieve a stable pan and zoom at each location.

    The real question here is does Studio 22 not support Zoom Hold?

    August 10, 2019 at 4:18 pm
  • Alex Reply

    can you reverse clips

    July 27, 2019 at 1:22 am
  • Manuel Reply

    Hola, acabo de comprar e instalar el Pinacle Estudio 22, y mi pregunta es la siguiente:
    Porque no me aparece el Audio Ducking en la barra de tareas, en el Pinacle Estudio 22 ? gracias..

    July 6, 2019 at 6:53 am
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Manuel,

      Which version of Pinnacle Studio 22 do you have? Audio Ducking is included in the Pro and Ultimate packages, but is not included in the standard package.

      Discovery Center Team

      July 7, 2019 at 10:01 pm
  • Theo de Groot Reply

    Ik gebruik al jaren Pinnacle en heb nu studio 20 en corrigeer altijd het volume van het geluid handmatig zodat het geluid i=onder film even hard is.
    Ik zie nu dat studio 22 een GAIN functie heeft kan je daar nu mee het geluidsvolume automatisch corrigeren. Ik kan hiervan namelijk nergens een goede beschrijving van vinden hoe het precies werk.
    I have been using Pinnacle for years and now have studio 20 and always correct the volume of the sound manually so that the sound under film is just as loud.
    I now see that studio 22 has a GAIN function, you can now use it to correct the sound volume automatically. I cannot find a good description of how it works exactly.

    June 28, 2019 at 3:02 pm
  • Liviu Ungureanu Reply

    Doresc manual de utilizare pentru Pinnacle Studio 22.

    February 26, 2019 at 3:24 am
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Liviu,

      Thank you for getting in touch! While we do not currently include Romanian in our supported languages, we appreciate the feedback and have passed your comments on to the Pinnacle team for their consideration.

      All the best,
      Discovery Center Team

      February 26, 2019 at 8:48 pm
  • Lou Reply

    Hello there!
    I have Pinnacle Studio 12 and make slideshows. I would like to know if any of the new P.S. 22 versions will still allow me to crop and pan the pictures? My other concern is what file formats are offered to record in HD video?

    February 15, 2019 at 5:38 pm
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Lou,

      You can still crop and pan images in Pinnacle Studio 22! As for what file formats are offered, there are quite a few.

      Pinnacle Studio 22 can import the following video formats:
      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), DivX Plus MKV (you need to download DivX drivers from DivX), XAVC, MXF, DVCPRO HD, XAVC S, GoPro LRV

      Pinnacle Studio 22 can export the following video formats:
      Video files: DV, HDV, AVI, DivX, WMV, MPEG-1/-2/-4, Flash, 3GP, WAV, MP2, MP3, MP4, HEVC (H.265, H.264), DivX Plus MKV, JPEG, TIF, TGA, BMP, XAVC S
      Disc formats: AVCHD, DVD (DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R or DVD+RW, dual layer)

      Hope this helps!
      Discovery Center Team

      February 16, 2019 at 11:32 am
  • Joop van der Wolf Reply

    Waar kan ik in Ultimate 22 de Nederlandse onder vinden en hoe kan ik daar gebruik van maken?

    January 22, 2019 at 9:59 am
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Joop,

      Of course! Here is a link to the Dutch manual for Pinnacle Studio 22.

      Hope this helps,
      Discovery Center Team

      January 22, 2019 at 6:16 pm
    • John Reply

      Does any one know if you can achieve good quality mp4 files with 50fps video from GoPro footage native with pinnacle 22?

      February 15, 2019 at 6:23 am
  • Clive Reynish Reply

    why are there no audio controls showing in 22?

    December 30, 2018 at 12:05 pm
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Clive,

      You can access the Audio Editor by selecting the Editor panel in the top left (next to Library), and then selecting the music icon (just below the Library button). This will switch that entire panel over to Pinnacle’s audio tools.

      Hope this helps,
      Discovery Center Team

      December 31, 2018 at 4:11 pm
  • Pat Reply

    I am wanting to put an additional clip at the very front of an already created movie. How do I do that without having to make numerous changes on the timeline?

    December 15, 2018 at 10:27 am
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Pat,

      All you need to do is set the Editing mode to Insert! This can be done using the dropdown in the top right of the timeline. By default it is set to Smart Editing, meaning Pinnacle Studio will make some editing decisions based on how it sees your behaviour when you add or move clips. This can do the same thing as the Insert function if the Smart Editor thinks that is what you want, but to be safe you can switch to the Insert mode. Once there, any videos you add will shove everything to the right of them down, making room for the new clip. For a more complete explanation, check out our How to Use Different Editing Modes tutorial!

      Hope this helps,
      Discovery Center Team

      December 31, 2018 at 6:34 pm
  • Raffaele Taliercio Reply

    Io non conosco l´inglese, ho comprato da poco Pinnacle Studio 22 in italiano, ma non sono riuscito a trovare un manuale utente in italiano ne da internet ne dal sito di Pinnacle. Come devo fare? Mi dareste, gentilmente, delle indicazioni su come procurarmi un manuale in italiano?

    November 30, 2018 at 6:34 pm
  • bollestan Reply

    Is er een support voor RAW files (CR2) of moeten die eerst geconverteerd worden en zo ja wat wordt in dat geval aangeraden?

    October 10, 2018 at 3:07 pm
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Bollestan,

      Pinnacle Studio does not currently support the CR2 RAW format (or any raw image formats for that matter). There are many editing programs that can convert RAW files, including our own AfterShot and PaintShop programs. For reference, Pinnacle Studio 22 supports the following image formats: JPS, BMP, GIF, JPG, PCX, PSD, TGA, TIF, WMF, PNG, J2K

      Hope this helps!
      Discovery Center Team

      October 12, 2018 at 1:08 am
  • Hans Vugts Reply

    Is er al een nederlands talige gebruikshandleiding voor Studio 22

    September 28, 2018 at 6:50 am
  • Bruno Reply

    Gostaria de saber se o Pinnacle 22 aceita importar arquivos no Formato MOV?

    September 17, 2018 at 1:54 pm
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Bruno,

      Yes! Pinnacle 22 supports the MOV file format, using the DV, MPEG-4, and H.264 codecs.

      Discovery Center Team

      September 18, 2018 at 9:43 pm
      • Dario Graminho Victor Reply

        Boa tarde! E como faço para obter os codecs citados e como faço para instalar esses codecs no Pinnacle 22 ultimate?

        October 15, 2018 at 5:29 pm
        • Adam Reply

          Hello Dario,

          Not a problem! Installing codecs is a bit like installing fonts. When you install a codec pack on your computer, most video playback and editing software – Pinnacle included – will detect and use the new codec.

          Discovery Center Team

          October 16, 2018 at 7:47 pm
  • Jean-Michel Mommessin Reply

    I have Pinnacle 20, would I be able to read Pinnacle 20 projects in Pinnacle 22?

    September 13, 2018 at 2:41 pm
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Jean-Michel,

      Yes! Pinnacle 22 can open Pinnacle 20 projects, meaning you can pick up your editing right where you left off with all the new features in Pinnacle 22.

      Discovery Center Team

      September 13, 2018 at 10:39 pm
  • Ken Reply

    I just downloaded Studio 22 Standard and I am unable to find the Motions button in the Title Editor. Only the Looks button, but no Motion button. I am not able to scroll credits.

    August 26, 2018 at 10:01 am
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Ken,

      Advanced editing features (such as Motion Titles, Volume Keyframing, Detaching Audio, and Audio Ducking) are only available in the Plus or Ultimate versions of Pinnacle Studio 22. Here is a link to the comparison chart for more information on the differences.

      Discovery Center Team

      August 28, 2018 at 8:00 pm
  • Trevor Manas Reply

    Hi there,
    I have just purchased a GoPro Fusion, how do I us the Fusion footage from the two SD cards in Pinnacle Studio 22 Ultimate?

    August 20, 2018 at 5:36 pm
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Trevor,

      We would suggest using the included Fusion Studio app to transfer the video files to your PC, which will also let you stitch the files on the camera into a video file ready for editing. Once they are on your computer, just import them into Pinnacle Studio and you’re ready to go!

      We love GoPro cameras (hope you’re enjoying your new Fusion!), but since we don’t make them, if you run into more trouble with the Fusion itself we’d have to point you at the GoPro Fusion Manual.

      Hope this helps,
      Discovery Center Team

      August 22, 2018 at 9:49 pm
  • Ben de Groot Reply

    Hoe kom ik aan een Backup DVD van Pinnacle Studio Ultimate 22 welke ik gedownload heb?

    August 18, 2018 at 5:20 am
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Ben de Groot,

      Backup DVDs can be ordered at the same time that you purchase the program itself. If you have already purchased Pinnacle Studio 22 Ultimate and did not add a backup DVD set to the cart at the time, we would suggest contacting our support staff at +49 800723845 to help that sorted out!

      Hope this helps,
      Discovery Center Team

      August 19, 2018 at 10:37 pm

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