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Pinnacle Studio 12

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03.04.2012

Advantages:
Easy to Use, Lots of Effects, Many Media Formats, Montage Effects/Themes, Easy to Render to DVD

Disadvantages:
Crashes on a slow computer, Some Media Formats Make it Crash

Recommendable Yes:

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Instructions / Help

Ease of use

Ease of Installation

Value For Money

ReliabilityAverage

Range of extra features / functionsSatisfactory

Manufacturer SupportSatisfactory

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Overview:

Pinnacle Studio 12 in my opinion is a great program to own if you are looking at doing any home armature video editing such as family moments or as a hobby. Pinnacle is easy to understand and use. It can be run on most computers but the faster they are the less lag there will be and the shorter rendering time there is. Pinnacle come with Montage effects that give it a professional look that is very simple to make. The adjustable timeline and make it simple to edit fractions of seconds at a time whilst still editing big pieces as well.


Positives:

Easy to use, if you are a first time video editor or someone who has been editing for a while then this is a product for you. Montage effects that give your videos a professional and interesting look without any effort or knowledge on how to edit. Multiple timelines that can fit enough on for all the types of media you want so if you wanted video sound, narration and music there are enough lines for them to fit on. When you have finished a film it is easy and simple to export it in a number of different file formats different settings and you can burn to disc or video (if you have the right equipment). If you switch to a higher quality camera then you can save the video in a higher quality up to 1080p so it will not age with better technology. When you are editing sound you can see the sound wave and so you can tell where you have to cut the clip which makes it a lot easier to work with. The effects look very good are easy to set up and you can do almost anything you can do. DVD menus that make your DVD's easy to navigate a professional looking.


Negatives:

If you have a clip on the timeline and you want to drag it to a part on the line that isn't on screen it is awkward to do or is very slow (hard to explain unless you have it yourself). Some media formats can cause it to crash on slower computers and there are quite a few media formats not supported by Pinnacle. If you have a slower computer in can crash when making films and when you playback it skips frames to make up for the slowness which makes it really hard to edit and to merge clips.


In the Box:
- Installation Disk
- Quick Start Guide
- 304 Page User Manual
- Support Guide
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