Pinnacle Video Project 2


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This is a PPt I created to share with teachers, so they could learn the basics of digital video editing programs.

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Pinnacle Video Project 2

  1. 1. Using Pinnacle Studio 9 A beginner’s guide to editing and creating video
  2. 2. What is Pinnacle Studio 9? <ul><li>Studio 9 is a software application that allows a user to capture video, edit it, and produce their own videos in various formats. </li></ul><ul><li>It comes with a media converter which allows the user to import video from a digital or analog video camera, as well as from a VCR. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Using Studio 9: Starting Out <ul><li>Begin by opening the program via the desktop shortcut </li></ul><ul><li>Before editing, video must first be taken through use of a video camera, whether digital or analog. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Capturing Media into Studio 9 <ul><li>If capturing from a digital camera, the digital video camera should be connected to the computer’s 1394 port. </li></ul><ul><li>The user must be in the capture section. Once there the user hits start capture to begin, and stop capture to finish. </li></ul><ul><li>The user will be asked to name the file before capture can begin. When this is done, the user can hit play on the camera and start capture in the program. </li></ul>Video clips will display here after capture. -Camcorder Controller-allows for playback controls and tape counter display Video will play here during capture
  5. 5. Capturing Media with Moviebox (media converter) for analog video <ul><li>The Moviebox connects to the computer via a USB cable. </li></ul><ul><li>The camera is then connected with a cable to the Moviebox. </li></ul><ul><li>Then, the user hits play on the camera and start capture in Studio 9. One can specify the quality of the capture as well. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Capturing Media with Moviebox: Adjusting Settings <ul><li>Before starting the capture, the user can adjust various settings. </li></ul><ul><li>Users can adjust settings for the capture source, the capture format, editing, and for CD and audio. </li></ul>
  7. 7. After Capturing: Adding videos to the audio track. <ul><li>After capturing the video, click on the Edit tab. There will be the video. Click and drag the clips to the Video track. </li></ul>Edit tab
  8. 8. Editing Video: Adding Transitions and Altering the Sound Track <ul><li>Like video clips, transitions are clicked and dragged in between two clips. </li></ul><ul><li>The sound track can be altered by adjusting the blue line. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Editing Video: The Sound Tracks <ul><li>Besides the video and audio tracks, there are sound tracks which can be used in the editing process. </li></ul>Here is where sound effects clips are added where music tracks are added.
  10. 10. Additional Tools and Features in Editing <ul><li>Besides transitions, there are other tools that can be utilized. </li></ul><ul><li>There is a title tool which allows someone to overlay a message on the video. </li></ul><ul><li>Also, there is a sound effects tool which has already-made sound clips for sound FX track. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Additional Tools (continued) <ul><li>Lastly, there is feature which allows the user to choose a DVD menu. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Rendering: Making The Movie To finished the movie make sure this tab is clicked Here you can choose what format you want to create the finished video in. Press this button to create finished disc, or video in MPEG, AVI, Stream, & tape formats This lets the user know how many minutes are still available for a DVD.
  13. 13. The Finished Video
  14. 14. References <ul><li>Pinnacle Systems. (2004). Pinnacle StudioVersion 9 (instruction manual). Pinnacle Systems </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>