Pinnacle Studio™ 21 Ultimate: Top Reasons to Buy

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  1. NEW redesigned user interface, with precise, pro like controls

Pinnacle Studio 21 delivers simplicity and total control, in an elegant new user interface, with no compromise on power.  Quickly access the tools you need, and get the power and precision you crave. Redesigned with the editor in mind, Pinnacle Studio 21 brings you sophisticated tools in a new modern and customizable interface, offering you total flexibility to edit like a pro. Whether you’re a video editor that’s looking to move up to more power, or you’re a Pinnacle Studio user, everything you love about Pinnacle Studio is here, in a faster and easier to use interface.  If you’re looking for near pro power, this is the Studio for you.  Edit HD and 4K video on unlimited tracks. Customize your workspace with new detachable windows and control effects right down to the keyframe. Pinnacle Studio is better than ever, offering the control, power and precision you need to edit like a pro.

  1. NEW Effects that will wow your audience.

With 2,000+ professional-quality effects, plus an additional 1,000+ premium effects from NewBlue FX, Pinnacle Studio 21 Ultimate is the perfect choice for unlimited creativity. Correct common video problems, stabilize shaky footage, turn grey skies blue and more, with powerful, professional video effects. Bring out the best lighting in every scene, and consider changing the mood altogether with titles and overlays or add a fun track to turn up the volume. With an expanded selection of transitions and new 3D motion titling you can create videos that feel more blockbuster than ever before. You won’t be disappointed with the new wide-angle lens correction feature which quickly removes distortion. Give it a try, enhance your video and surprise yourself with the results using the power, control and precision in Pinnacle Studio 21 Ultimate.

  1. NEW Creative Effects! Enjoy Filters, Effects and More!

Pinnacle Studio 21 is loaded with powerful, high-caliber features to help you edit like a pro. Bring your media to life in ways you never dreamed of. Transform a single image, shape or sequence and make seamless transitions between scenes with new Morph transitions. Experiment with new Paint effects and create a cartoon or watercolor-like stylized effect to instantly transform your videos into motion animations. Create impressive videos, share the highlights from a recent trip and show multiple video streams simultaneously with new Split Screen video. Your creative possibilities and customizations are unlimited with Pinnacle Studio 21 Ultimate.

  1. Loaded with Features, Power, and Creative Control.

Pinnacle Studio 21 Ultimate is fully loaded with all the features you need to edit your next video. Edit and create immersive 360° videos, add titles and explore your video from all angles. Export and play your video on a 360° video player or control the angles and convert your video to standard format to share on the big screen. Working with footage from multiple cameras? Easily sync and combine up to 6 cameras with the Multi-Camera Editor and select the angle you want to show as your video is playing. Track, label or blur out an object with Motion Tracking, create amazing animations, frame by frame, with Stop Motion, and superimpose people or objects over different backgrounds using the Green Screen effect. With all these pro-caliber editing tools, you have everything you need to put your strongest film-making foot forward! 

  1. NEW! NewBlue Effects: Unlimited Creativity Only in Ultimate!

Get inspired with the premium effect collection from NewBlue FX - exclusive to Ultimate, and experience video editing without boundaries. Edit like a pro with access to 1,000+ professional quality presets from industry leader NewBlue FX. Add emphasis to your video story with selective focus, selective color and selective tint with 100+ presets in NEW Video Essentials 5. Make your video footage its best and remove the shake from handheld cameras with NewBlue Stabilization tools. Correct video and eliminate subtle imperfections altogether, apply lens corrections, turn day into night, create reflections, enhance color and so much more. Stretch the visual and graphic capabilities of your next production and fall in love with the results.

  1. Pro-quality audio for a pro-quality production!

Ensure your audio is perfectly balanced with Pinnacle Studio Ultimate’s powerful audio tools. Audio Ducking detects audio or narration and automatically lowers the volume of your background sound so that the foreground is crisp and clear and not overpowered by ambient noise. Find the perfect soundtrack to compliment your movie with music from ScoreFitter and access a selection of royalty-free music tracks that automatically adjust to fit the length of your movie. For even more options, access the Pinnacle Studio store for a selection of royalty-free music tracks from Triple Scoop Music and sound effects from Muserk available for purchase.

  1. Optimized for the latest technologies and formats.

Get the performance you expect from a pro-quality video editor with Pinnacle Studio’s powerful 64-bit performance. Work with video from iPhone® 6 and other new-generation cameras with support for Variable Frame Rate video and enjoy HEVC (H.265) import/export support on Intel 6th generation or specific NVIDIA cards. Ultimate also supports XAVC, MXF and 4K/HD smart encoding.  Output to a range of popular formats and share on your favorite mobile device!

  1. Record your screen with Live Screen Capture.

Easy-to-use, pro-caliber screen recording software records content directly from your screen, capturing both system audio and sound. Create onscreen content to add to your movies, presentations or training videos and record your full screen, a select window or a select area of your screen. Quickly drag those files to your timeline to integrate into your overarching project and upload your final production to social media for easy viewing and sharing.

  1. Share with your friends and family - online, on disc or on device!

When you’re ready to share, you can export to disc, share your footage directly to Facebook, YouTube or Vimeo, or output your video to one of many popular formats to view on your favorite device. Give your video the packaging it deserves and create high-quality DVD’s with themed menus, sub-menus and chapters. Pinnacle Studio Ultimate includes 100+ stylish and customizable templates so you can quickly create a personalized DVD to share with friends and family. It’s easier than ever to burn to DVD, AVCHD and Blu-ray* disc, and add menus to put polish on your pro-quality production. With Pinnacle Studio Ultimate, the whole world is your screen and your options are unlimited.

 *Blu-ray disc burning plugin is available for purchase

  1. Get the most out of Pinnacle Studio!

New to Pinnacle Studio, seeking inspiration, or looking to master a new technique? Join all of the hobbyists, business professionals and filmmakers and get the most out of Pinnacle Studio. Access video tutorials on specific techniques and projects, find tips and tricks and surf our blogs for community insight directly from the Welcome tab in Pinnacle Studio. Subscribe to our YouTube channel (PinnacleStudioLife) or follow us on Facebook for more information and inspiration!  Join our active community and connect with other users and ask questions in the community forum—you’ll be surprised how much information is out there!

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  1. Discover the affordable alternative to high-end editing software.

Pinnacle Studio Ultimate is the benchmark for powerful video production at an approachable price point. Delivering pro-caliber tools, Pinnacle leads the industry for ease-of-use and project production at home with customizable options and templates that can be used over and over for turn-key creativity.


Discover the industry-leading subscription-free solution that gets closest to professional results, without the professional price tag. You can buy Pinnacle Studio once and it’s yours in perpetuity. Get the professional power you want, plus the high-quality tools you need to take your video skills to the next level.





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