Supported Import and Export Formats in Pinnacle Studio 16

This FAQ details the major import and export formats which are supported in Pinnacle Studio 16.


Hardware/Disc Formats

Image Files

  • Bitmap Files (.bmp)
  • GIF Files (.gif)
  • JPEG Files (.jpeg, jpg)
  • Paintbrush Files (.pcx)
  • Portable Network Graphics Files (.png)
  • Photoshop Files (.psd)
  • Targa Files (.tga)
  • TIFF Files (.tif)
  • Windows Metafiles (.wmf)

Video Files

  • AVI Files (.avi)
  • MPEG-1/2 Files (.mpg, .mpeg, .mod, .m1v, m2v, .mp2)
  • MPEG-4 Files (.mp4)
  • AVCHD/HDV/M2T Files (.m2t, .m2ts, .mts)
  • TOD Files (.tod)
  • WMV Files (.wmv)
  • MOV Files (.mov)
  • 3GP Files (.3gp, .3g2, .skm)
  • Digital Video File (.dv, .dvsd)
  • iTunes Video File (.m4v)
  • YUV Files (.yuv, .2vuy)
  • ASF Files (.asf)
  • Internal Video Files (.dif, .ts2)
  • Matroska container files (.mkv)
  • Other Files (.dvd)
  • FlashVideo Files (.flv)

Audio Files

  • AC3 Files (.ac3)
  • M4A Files (.m4a)
  • MP2 Files (.mp2)
  • MP3 Files (.mp3)
  • MPA Files (.mpa)
  • Wave Files (.wav)
  • WMA Files (.wma)


Export to File

  • 3GPP
  • Audio (MP3 & WAV)
  • AVI
  • DivX
  • Flash Video
  • Image (JPEG, TIFF, BMP, TGA)
  • iPod/iPhone (MPEG-4)
  • MOV Video
  • MPEG-1
  • MPEG-2
  • MPEG-2 TS
  • MPEG-4
  • PSP (MPEG-4)
  • RealMedia
  • Windows Media
  • FlashVideo(.flv)

Export to Disc

  • AVCHD2
  • Blu-ray Disc
  • DVD

Export to Web

  • Box
  • Facebook
  • Vimeo
  • YouTube

Note: Avid Studio does not export to Tape, VCD, or SVCD. The demand for this functionality is not what it used to be and it was determined that export to these formats is not needed.


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