Pinnacle Studio 18 Plus - Top Reasons to Buy

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Top Reasons to Buy Pinnacle Studio™ 18 Plus


1. New! 64-bit performance

Enjoy more speed and responsiveness, including faster multi-track rendering and better file handling, with the new native 64-bit architecture that lets you make the most of your PC’s processing power and memory.

2. Enhanced! Live Screen Capture

Record directly from your screen, capturing both system audio and microphone sound. It’s even easier to bring your captured files to the main timeline to use them in movies, presentation and training videos. (Live Screen Capture is available in English, French, German, Italian, Dutch and Japanese.)

3. Advanced editing environment

With 24 tracks, Pinnacle Studio Plus lets you create sophisticated picture-in-picture and multi-layer effects in HD or 3D—just like a Hollywood pro. See source clips and your timeline edit preview simultaneously for an intuitive flow. Set source clip trim in/out points, then drag trimmed clips right into the timeline for fast precision editing.

4. Everything you need for 3D editing

Import 3D video clips from sources like GoPro 3D cameras and Panasonic MVC format. Edit in various viewing modes, add true 3D effects, and enjoy the best quality with NVIDIA 3D Vision optimization and GeForce support. Export to YouTube 3D, AVCHD 3D, and more for viewing on 3D HDTVs, Sony PS3, and other 3D devices. Pinnacle Studio Plus even lets you mix 2D and 3D in the same project.

5. New! Free tracks from Triple Scoop Music

Capture the mood of your movie with the perfect soundtrack. Get 17 royalty-free music tracks from Triple Scoop Music. Plus, Pinnacle Studio 18 includes the Scorefitter library of royalty-free sounds and songs that adjust automatically to fit the length of your movies.

6. New! Free online training

Get a 6-week, all-access pass to, featuring brand-new Pinnacle Studio 18 content, loads of other training and a royalty-free stock library. (Training is in English only.)

7. Energize with 1,800+ effects, transitions and templates

Add excitement and polish to your movies with over 1,800 2D/3D effects, animated titles and transitions. Keyframe-based control gives you precision timing over how your effects, titles and transitions move. Plus, customizable Montage templates provide preset themes—weddings, sports, holidays, sci-fi, comics and more—for fast pro-level results with just a few clicks.

8. Manage and edit in the media library

Organize and rate your video clips, photos, music, and other elements in the built-in media library to easily find and reuse them. Correct and enhance your source media in the library without any additional apps. Crop, pan and zoom, and eliminate red eye from photos. Equalize and clean up noisy audio. Color-correct video and stabilize shaky footage.

9. Pinnacle Studio for iPad Support

Get the only PC editing solution with a companion mobile app. Easily import projects from Pinnacle Studio for iPad (sold separately) and polish them with Pinnacle Studio 18 on your PC.

10. Share anywhere

Easily share your HD videos with family and friends on Facebook, YouTube and Vimeo. Create DVDs and export to popular formats like Adobe Flash FLV, MPEG-4, and DivX, as well as popular devices like Microsoft Xbox, Sony PlayStation, Nintendo Wii, Apple TV and iPad.


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