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What is the non linear video editing software Studio 1-15 ?

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Studio 1-15 (versions no supported anymore)

Pinnacle Studio is a non-linear video editing software application manufactured by Pinnacle Systems (previously a division of Avid Technology). Non-linear video editing software was an editing method which involves being able to access any frame in a video clip with the same ease as any other. This marks the end of the linear editing system, where you arrange your rushes, one after the other. Studio allowed users to author video content, create VCD/DVDs with menus and burn them without the need for any additional software. It can also create multimedia files like AVI, WMV, MPEG, DivX...

Pinnacle Studio was generally included in bundled packages with various hardware like camcorders or digital capture. Pinnacle Studio started in version 1, and then version 8, 9, 10, 11,12, 14 and 15 were then developed. Studio existed in three versions: Studio HD (basic), Studio ULTIMATE, and Studio Ultimate Collection. For additional information regarding the differences between these versions, please consult the article "Pinnacle Studio 14/15 HD, Ultimate and Ultimate Collection".

Recently, Pinnacle Studio 16 is born, based on formed AVID Studio 1 (Pinnacle Studio 16 is AVID Studio 2 but called Pinnacle Studio 16...). Are you still ok ? More information here.

Some of the Functions:

  • Real time preview in full resolution
  • high definition support (native HDV and AVCHD)
  • numerous filters, plugins and special effects
  • overlay, picture-in-picture
  • Pan and Zoom
  • compatible with PAL, NTSC, 4:3 or 16:9 format (ability to mix them)
  • Windows Vista compatible
  • SmartSound / ScoreFilter which adjust music to the length of your clip
  • Keyframes / Chroma Key
  • Dolby surround 5.1
  • Capture from DV, HDV and Digital8 camcorders or VCRs (requires a FireWire® port)
  • Capture from analog camcorders, 8 mm, HI 8, VHS, SVHS, VHS-C, SVHS-C, or VCRs (NTSC/PAL/SECAM) - (requires Pinnacle or Dazzle video hardware)
  • Import from AVCHD and other file based Camcorders, Digital Still Cameras, Mobile Devices and Webcams via USB
  • Output to DV, HDV or Digital8 tape, analog videotape
  • Import  video: AVCHD, BD Blu-ray, DV, HDV, AVI, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, DivX, MPEG-4, 3GP(MPEG-4), WMV, Non-encrypted DVD titles (incl. DVD-VR/+VR), QuickTime (DV, MPEG-4, H.264)
  • Import  audio: MP3, MPA, WAV, AC3, WMA
  • Import  graphic: BMP, GIF, JPG, PCX, PSD, TGA, TIF, WMF, PNG, J2K
  • ...

What users do with Studio 1-15

ZB PROD decided to use his passion for video editing to create a movie. Children growing up quickly, he wanted to take advantage of this relative unconcern and synergy to achieve a nice project. Shots made ​​in between showers tears (he said), and two weeks later, here is the result! All this with a Canon HV 20 and Pinnacle Studio 12 ... Wow...

Le "POST-IT de Noël" du LabSET, par CyborgJeff . Idée très originale, la vidéo a été montée sous Pinnacle Studio 15 (avec un peu d’aide d’Avid Studio pour le dérush). Les clips ont été pris en direct par divers appareil (Sony Z5, Nikon D90, iPad, Panasonic TZ6, Canon Powershot,…). Musique et montage par mister Cyborg Jeff ;)

"Christmas POST-IT" from LabSET (university), by CyborgJeff . Original idea, Christmas wishes, done using Pinnacle Studio 15 (derush with AVID Studio). Clips have been shot with various devices (Sony Z5, Nikon D90, iPad, Panasonic TZ6, Canon Powershot,…). Music & produced by Cyborg Jeff ;)

Superb video from " pacokit ", about Iguazu waterfall; you will also discover Brasil and Argentina. Well done, nice music and rythm. More than 10 minutes long, but you will watch it from the beginning to the end, not annoying at all... (at the end, a small funny part is waiting you !)
Here is a small introduction of a video made by " Mikesp8 ", named "2010 backpacking". By seing this very well done introduction, you might have an idea of the final resulting movie... Enjoy !
"Bleu Marine" by gaby ("Brest Basket 29"). You will see different technics, everything being realised with Pinnacle Studio of course. We wish "Brest Basket 29" a good 2011 season !
Another wonderful production from Kyovideo ; kitesurf again, wonderful landscapes, effects, nice shot. Enjoy (in HD mode if possible)...
This video has been shot and designed by Kyovideo ; he is offering his passion, kitesurf, through these wonderful images, shot in Brazil. Many technics have been introduced in this clip, will you manage to recognize all of them ?...
New magnificent achievement of "Barabanbleu" . She shows us once again that with talent, and some tools such as Studio and some third party plugins ( proDAD  Adorage & Vitascene) we can really make a lot of beautiful things.
These 2 videos have been made by "Toufilefou" . This user seems to have fully assimilated our tutorials on cloning video .
What is the next step Toufilefou?
This video has been produced by "Francis57" , using Pinnacle Studio 14 and Motion Titler . It gives you the bets out of Studio 14, the famous motion titler. This video has been made with one title only ! You see here the power of the interface, the layer, etc...
This video has been produced by "Barabanbleu" , using Pinnacle Studio 12 and Pinnacle Montage . It can gives you some creation ideas or desires, at least what you can do with Pinnacle Studio nowdays...
The following movie has been created by "Ken Sutton" using Pinnacle Studio 12 (promotion movie for his company).