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Pinnacle Studio 22 Plus

Pinnacle Studio 22 Plus

Pinnacle Studio 22 Ultimate

Pinnacle Studio 22 Ultimate

Pinnacle Studio 22 Plus

Bring out your inner editor with Pinnacle Studio Plus, a powerful video editing and screen recording software. Edit on the 24-track with frame-accurate editing, 1800+ effects and keyframed-based controls.

  • NEW! Basic Color Grading
  • NEW! Video Capture and screen recording software
  • NEW! Selective Color
  • NEW! Three and four-point editing
  • 1,800+ effects, transitions and templates
  • 24-track HD video editing, 64-bit performance
  • Screen recording software
  • Multi-camera editing for 4 cameras
  • Motion Tracking
  • Stop Motion Animation
  • Author DVDs with 50+ menu templates
  • Export to popular formats, share to device or upload online
  • Learn More

Pinnacle Studio 22 Ultimate

Inspire the producer in you with advanced video editing, powerful features and premium effects. Ultimate includes all the power of Pinnacle Studio 22 Plus + 4K Ultra HD video support, even more creative features, 2,000+ effects, 360° video editing and more.

  • NEW! Complete Color Grading
  • NEW! Split Screen Video with keyframes
  • NEW! Video Capture and screen recording software
  • NEW! Seamless transitions
  • NEW! Selective Color
  • NEW! Three and four-point editing
  • NEW! 3D Motion Objects
  • NEW! Effects from NewBlue (details)
  • ENHANCED! 360 video editing
  • 2,000+ effects, transitions and templates, PLUS hundreds of premium effects from NewBlueFX
  • Unlimited track HD and 4K video editing, 64-bit performance
  • Multi-camera editing for 6 cameras
  • Motion Tracking with mosaic blur
  • Stop Motion Animation
  • Author DVDs with 100+ menu templates
  • Export to popular formats, share to device or upload online
  • Learn More

Upgrade Qualification

Previous owners of Avid Studio or Pinnacle Studio 9 and higher qualify for upgrade pricing. Qualified versions include: Studio 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 and 21.

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Pinnacle Studio makes it easy to create movies, manage your media and edit video like a pro on multiple tracks. Start your next project now with powerful and precise tools in a customizable workspace. Whether you're new to video editing or an experienced editor, there is a Pinnacle Studio that’s right for you.

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Video editing software HD HD HD, 4K
Number of video/audio tracks 6 24 unlimited
Storyboard and timeline editing
Frame-accurate timeline editing
Drag and drop video editing
Three and four-point editing   New New
Customizable workspace and keyboard shortcuts
Keyframe-based effects
Detach audio
Video effects, transitions, titles and templates 1,500+ 1,800+ 2,000+ NewBlueFX collections
MultiCam Capture Lite - Record your screen and webcam simultaneously and create engaging tutorial video New
2 streams
2 streams
2 streams
Multi-camera editing - Sync and align your clips and select which angle to show as the video plays 2 cameras 4 cameras 6 cameras
Color Grading - Enhance your motion picture with powerful color controls and stylize your image to set the tone and mood New
full featured
Hue & Saturation
HSL Color Tuning
Image Tone Curve
Color Wheels
Waveform Scope
Selective Color - Highlight a single color in your picture, pushing everything else to black and white New New New
Split Screen video - Show multiple videos streams simultaneously with pre-designed templates or create your own template with the Split Screen template creator New
with keyframes
Motion 3D objects - Create custom motions with new 3D shapes in the 3D Title Editor New
Motion 3D titles - Add 3D title presets to your next project or create custom titles with the 3D Title Editor New New New
Wide angle lens correction tools - Remove distortion from wide-angle cameras and straighten the horizon
Video template creator - Save your finished projects as a video template and select which media to replace with placeholders to fast-track future projects
Video templates - Start with a customized themed Montage template to build your movie
Stop Motion Animation - Create animated movies frame by frame starring your toys, food, art and more with easy to use controls
ScoreFitter music library - Add royalty-free music that automatically adjusts to fit the length of your video
SmartMovie automatic moviemaking - Drag and drop video, images and music from your library and create quick photo slideshows
Green Screen / Chroma Key - Superimpose your subjects onto virtual backgrounds with the power of green screen
Motion Tracking - Easily set a target and track moving objects in your video to connect them to elements, such as text and graphics Enhanced
with mosaic blur
Track Transparency - Superimpose multiple tracks or create custom fade-in and fade-out effects with easy-to-use opacity settings
Audio Ducking - Automatically detect audio or narration and lower the volume of background sound
Screen Recording Software - Record your screen and capture both system audio and microphone sound with Live Screen Capture; perfect for making tutorials or demo videos
360 video editing - Edit your 360 video and trim footage, add titles and transitions, now with support for all popular 360 video formats. Even convert your 360 video for playback on standard devices Enhanced
Seamless transitions - Align like colours or objects and flip, zoom, spin or whip between scenes New
Painting effects - Create a cartoon or watercolor-like appearance and transform your videos into a virtual animation
Morphing transitions - Take a single image, shape or sequence and make cuts or transitions between scenes so that there is no discernable beginning or end
Premium effects from NewBlueFX - Add filters, transitions and special effects from the best-selling NewBlueFX effects and titles. Get access to hundreds of effects, presets, filters and other tools to get that professional polish (1,000+ presets and 85+ plugins)
NewBlue Video Essentials 1 - Enhance, optimize, and accelerate your productivity with this the best-selling collection of versatile effects New
NewBlue Video Essentials 2 - Create a vignette, swap specific colors in a scene, add picture-in-picture, and correct lens distortion
NewBlue Video Essentials 3 - Easily split screens, spotlight areas of interest, smooth edges or improve contrast
NewBlue Video Essentials 4 - Turn day into night, create reflections, touch up skin and more
NewBlue Video Essentials 5 - Add emphasis to your video story with selective focus, selective color and selective tint
NewBlue Video Essentials 6 - Remove subtle imperfections, replicate footage into a video wall, and magnify a video segment for emphasis
NewBlue Video Essentials 7 - Avoid tedious keyframing when applying pixelation, easily pan and zoom on still or video, and more
NewBlue Stabilizer - Stabilize shaky video footage captured with handheld cameras
NewBlue Motion Blends - Incorporate video transitions that twist, turn, zoom, smear and spin
NewBlue Light Blends - Lighten up your production with light-inspired scene transitions that include light flairs, orbs, rays, strobes and more
NewBlue Film Effects - Create an authentic, old-school film look with blemishes, jitters, spots, scratches and graininess
Insert chapter points in timeline New New New
Burn to disc* with chapters and menus with MyDVD Enhanced
20+ templates
50+ templates
100+ templates
Export to all common video formats
Export to specific video extension
Export to device (ex. smartphones and tablets)
Export to Web (ex. YouTube, Facebook, Flickr and Vimeo)
Project packages for easy archive/restore
Export 360 video
GoPro LVR New New New
HEVC (H.265)** Import Import Import and export
Dolby Digital 2CH 5.1CH 5.1CH
64-bit architecture
Intel® Quick Sync Video hardware acceleration
Support for VFR video from iPhone 6 and other cameras
XAVC S support
XAVC and DVCPRO HD decoding
Import MXF files
4K video
360 video

* Blu-ray Disc authoring available for purchase in Pinnacle Studio

**HEVC (H.265) support requires supporting PC hardware or graphics card

System Requirements

  • Internet connection required for installation, registration and updates. Registration required for product use.
  • 64-bit OS required: Windows 10 recommended, Windows 8.x, Windows 7
  • Intel Core i3 or AMD A4 3.0 GHz or higher
    • Intel Core i5 or i7 1.06 GHz or higher required for AVCHD & Intel Quick Sync Video support
    • Intel Core i7 4th generation or later or AMD Athlon A10 or higher for UHD, Multi-Camera or 360 video
  • 4 GB of RAM or higher, 8+GB highly recommended for UHD, Multi-Camera, or 360 video
  • DirectX graphics device recommended:
    • NVIDIA GeForce 700 series / Quadro 600 (Fermi-based) or newer (CUDA-enabled required for CUDA support)
    • ATI Radeon HD 5XXX series or higher
    • Intel HD Graphics from Ivy Bridge or higher
  • HEVC (H.265) support requires Windows 10 and supporting PC hardware or graphics card
  • 3D Titler requires and DirectX 11
  • Minimum 256MB VGA VRAM, 512MB or higher recommended
  • Display resolution: 1024 x 768 or higher
  • Windows-compatible sound card (multi-channel output required for surround preview)
  • 8 GB HDD space for full installation
  • Digital Download available if DVD-ROM drive not available for installation


  • DVD burner required for creating DVD and AVCHD discs
  • Blu-Ray burning requires purchase of a separate plug-in from within the product

Supported Languages

  • Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian, Spanish and Swedish

Product specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation.