Pinnacle Studio Intermediate and Advanced Editing Techniques

Pinnacle Studio Intermediate and Advanced Editing Techniques

Now that you’ve mastered the basics of video editing, this selection of tutorials will introduce you to some of the intermediate and advanced features and techniques in Pinnacle Studio that will take your video projects to the next level. Learn how to use the multi-camera editor to sync and edit videos, how to rotate and combine clips, how to add slow motion and reverse effects, and more!

NEW Creating a Picture-in-Picture Effect

This in-depth tutorial will show you step-by-step how to add a picture-in-picture effect right in the Preview window.

NEW Volume Keyframing

Pinnacle Studio Pro Maliek shows you how to use the Volume Keyframing feature to make precise volume adjustments to an entire track, a single clip, or a specific place in a clip.

Combining Clips with Garbage Matte

Garbage Matte is a technique that will let you combine two video clips. Say you have a dialogue, but the two actors couldn’t be in the same room at the same time. Garbage Matte would allow you to combine the two recordings into a single shot.

Using the Voice Over Tool

This tutorial will give you some tips on using the voice over tool in Pinnacle Studio: how to set up your audio preferences, set your recording levels, select the correct microphone, and select a location to save your voice over.

Multi-camera Editing with Pinnacle Studio

Pinnacle Studio Pro Maliek shows you how to use the new Multi-camera Editor to create videos using multiple cameras and camera angles, which is a great way to add a professional touch to your videos.

Highlighting People and Objects

Use the highlight/spotlight player effect to put the focus on one athlete and make them stand out in recruiting videos, highlight videos, or your own home movies.

Parallax Scrolling Text

Learn how to create the parallax scrolling text effect, where the background and text both scroll independently.

Synching Audio from Multiple Clips

Learn how to sync the audio of one clip to another, by making manual edits in the timeline or using the multi-camera editor.

Adding Timecodes to your Videos

Learn how use a montage template to add and adjust a timecode, which will display the time on screen along with your video.

Advanced Title Effects

Learn how to add creativity and visual impact to your Pinnacle Studio projects by enhancing your titles with motion, effects, and shape backgrounds.

NEW Motion Tracking

In this tutorial Pinnacle Studio Pro Maliek shows you how to use the new Motion Tracking feature in Pinnacle Studio 20 Ultimate, to mask or follow an object in your video.

NEW 360° Video Editing Overview

This tutorial will give you an overview of the new 360° video editing feature available in Pinnacle Studio 20 Ultimate. Easily import video shot with a 360° camera and work on it in the timeline, or convert to standard video.

Introducing Multi-Camera Editing

Tell your story from all angles, and let Pinnacle Studio’s Multi-Camera Editor help you put it all together. The Multi-Camera Editor lets you screen your footage, easily align clips, switch angles, cut and delete, add transitions.

Using the Multi-camera Editor to Sync and Edit Videos

This step-by-step tutorial shows how to use the Multi-cam Editor in Pinnacle Studio 19 Ultimate to work with up to 6 cameras to create more dynamic videos.

How to Superimpose Video

Watch as Pinnacle Studio Pro Maliek Whitaker shows you how to combine 2 video clips so one is superimposed on the other. The effect is amazing but the technique is so simple!

Creating a ‘Film Look’

This tutorial shows you how to achieve a cinematic look using color correction and color grading. We also give you tips on the DSLR & camcorder settings to get that elusive film look.

How to Export 60fps Video

Learn how to create silky smooth videos for your family, friends, and clients! Maliek takes the time to show you how to find the right settings, and shows you two different ways to export your videos at a speed of 60fps.

Creating Slow Motion Videos

This tutorial will show you how to adjust the speed of high framerate video clips to make smooth, slow motion videos.

Using Keyframes for Greater Editing Control

Go beyond basic editing and see how you can use the power of keyframes to elevate the professionalism of your Pinnacle Studio projects.

How to Balance Voice and Music Tracks with Audio Ducking

Learn how to use Audio Ducking in Pinnacle Studio to balance multiple audio clips, like a voiceover track and background music, for pro-quality audio.

NEW Video Masking with Track Motion

This tutorial will show you how to use the Motion Tracking and Mask Object features together to add cool effects to your videos.

Rotating Video Clips

Are your photos or videos taken on your phone flipped the wrong way? This tutorial from Pinnacle Studio Pro Maliek will show you how to rotate them the right way in your finished video.

How to Use Slow Motion and Reverse

The slow motion reverse tutorial will show you how to slow down videos and make your videos go in reverse. Whether you are making a slo-mo scene for an action flick or making time move backwards for a sci-fi adventure, this effect is for you.

Sync your Video to a Beat

In this tutorial, you will learn how to match the your video cuts to a beat – great for making a highlight reel or montage!

Export HD Videos

If you are able to record High Definition (HD) videos, you definitely want to export them in HD after post-production to retain the high quality. In this tutorial, you will learn how to configure your Pinnacle Studio video project in HD and export it.

Using the Effects Editor

In this tutorial we’ll give you a tour of the various effects available in the Effects Editor and show you how to apply them.

Adjusting the Bitrate

Pinnacle Studio Pro Maliek shows you how to adjust the peak or average bitrate when exporting or rendering your video files.

Adding a Logo Watermark

Learn how to add a static or rotating logo watermark to your videos to protect your content from being used without your permission.

Add a Time Clock Countdown

Pinnacle Studio Pro Maliek shows you how to create a professional-looking time clock effect that you can add to your videos to countdown to the action.

How to Create Custom Transitions

Learn how to create your own custom and unique transitions, such as horizontal and vertical wipes, to make your next Pinnacle Studio project really stand out.

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