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!

How to Use Animated Overlays in Pinnacle Studio

Learn the basics of adding animated video overlays to your Pinnacle Studio projects, plus tips for customizing them to create unique effects.

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.

How to Use 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.

Adding Outlines, Glows and Shadows to Green Screen Footage

Enhance your green screen footage with outlines, glows and shadows using the NewBlue Chroma Key Pro filters, only available in Pinnacle Studio Ultimate.

How to Improve the Quality of Green Screen Footage

Is your green screen footage too dark or shadowed? Learn how to use the NewBlue Chroma Key filter in Pinnacle Studio to fix imperfect green screen footage.

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.

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 video projects.

DVD Menu and Disc Authoring with Pinnacle Studio

Learn about Pinnacle Studio’s disc authoring tools and how they are used to create a DVD menu, create and edit chapters and export your movie to disc.

Using the Multi-camera Editor to Sync and Edit Videos

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

Video Masking with Motion Tracking

This tutorial will show you how to use Pinnacle Studio's Motion Tracking and Mask Object features in Pinnacle Studio to add cool effects to your videos.

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.

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.

Adding Timecodes to your Videos

This Pinnacle Studio tutorial will show you how to add a timecode to your videos, to display the time on screen along with the action in the video.

Adjusting Opacity with Track Transparency

Learn how to blend video clips using the Track Transparency feature in Pinnacle Studio by changing the opacity for an entire timeline track or changing the opacity for individual clips.

Adjusting the Bitrate

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

Adjusting Volume with 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.

Combine Two Clips Using Garbage Matte

Pinnacle Studio Pro Maliek shows you how to use the Garbage Matte technique to combine two video clips into one.

Creating a ‘Film Look’

Pinnacle Studio Pro Maliek shows you how to achieve a cinematic look using color correction and color grading.

Creating a Picture-in-Picture Effect

This tutorial shows you how to create face cam or PIP windows right in the Preview window without having to make any changes on the timeline.

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.

Effects Editor in Pinnacle Studio Ultimate

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.

Export HD Videos

In this tutorial, you will learn how to configure your Pinnacle Studio video project in High Definition and export it.

Highlighting People and Objects

If you need to highlight a player in a sports video (or you just want to highlight anything in any video), check out this tutorial from Pinnacle Studio Pro.

How to Export 60fps Video

In this tutorial you will learn how to export your videos at a speed of 60fps by using advanced custom settings in the Pinnacle Studio Export tab.

How to Superimpose Video

Pinnacle Studio Pro Maliek shows you how to combine 2 video clips so one is superimposed on the other.

How to Use Slow Motion and Reverse

This tutorial will show you how to slow down videos and make your videos go in reverse, using Pinnacle Studio.

NEW Motion Tracking in Pinnacle Studio 20 Ultimate

Pinnacle Studio Pro Maliek shows you how to use Motion tracking to mask an object (to blur out a face for example) or to follow an object throughout your video.

Parallax Scrolling Text

In this tutorial, Pinnacle Studio Pro Maliek shows you how to create the parallax scrolling text effect, where the background and text both scroll independently.

Pinnacle Studio 19 Introduces Multi-Camera Editing

This tutorial provides a quick overview of Pinnacle Studio’s multi-camera editor and how to align clips, switch angles, and add transitions.

Rotating Video Clips in Pinnacle Studio

Do videos shot on your phone end up the wrong way? This tutorial will show you how to rotate video clips and pictures.

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.

Synchronize Your Video to a Beat

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

Using the Voice Over Tool

Get some tips from Maliek on using the voice over tool to create audio commentary that can be played over a video.

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