Pinnacle Studio 19.5: System Requirements

  • Internet connection required for installation and updates
  • Windows 10, Windows 8.x, Windows 7, 64-bit OS highly recommended
  • Intel Core Duo 1.8 GHz, Core i3 or AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ 2.0 GHz or higher
    • Intel Core i5 or i7 1.06 GHz or higher required for AVCHD & Intel Quick Sync Video support
    • Intel Core i7 or AMD Athlon X4 or better for UHD or Multi-Camera editing
  • 2 GB of RAM or higher, min. 4 GB for Windows 64-bit, 8+GB highly recommended for UHD or Multi-Camera editing
  • DirectX 9 (or higher) graphics device with Pixel Shader 3.0 support like:
    • NVIDIA GeForce 6 series or higher (CUDA enabled required for CUDA support)
    • ATI X1000 series or higher
    • Intel GMA X3000 series or higher
  • 128 MB VGA VRAM
  • 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
  • Downloadable if DVD-ROM drive not available for installation


  • DVD burner for creating DVD and AVCHD discs

Input Options

  • Capture from DV, HDV and Digital8 camcorders or VCRs (requires a FireWire port)
  • Capture from analog camcorders, 8mm, HI 8, VHS, SVHS, VHS-C, SVHS-C, or VCRs (NTSC/PAL/SECAM) (requires Dazzle video hardware – sold separately)
  • Import from AVCHD and other file based camcorders, digital still cameras, mobile devices and webcams

Import Formats

  • Video: MVC, AVCHD, DV, HDV, AVI, MPEG-1/-2/-4, DivX, Flash, 3GP (MPEG-4, H.263), WMV, Non-encrypted DVD titles (incl. DVD-VR/+VR), QuickTime (DV, MJPEG, MPEG-4, H.264), DivX Plus MKV, XAVC, MXF, DVCPRO HD
  • Audio: MP3, MPA, M4A, WAV, AMR, AC3, AAC, Vorbis, WMA
  • Graphic: JPS, BMP, GIF, JPG, PCX, PSD, TGA, TIF, WMF, PNG, J2K

Export Formats

  • AVCHD, DVD (DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R or DVD+RW, dual layer)
  • Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad/TV, Sony PSP/PS3/PS4, Nintendo Wii, Microsoft Xbox compatible formats
  • DV, HDV, AVI, DivX, WMV, MPEG-1/-2/-4, Flash, 3GP, WAV, MP2, MP3, MP4, QuickTime, H.264, DivX Plus MKV, JPEG, TIF, TGA, BMP, XAVC S
  • Dolby Digital 5.1-channel

Blu-ray Support

  • Requires purchase of a separate plug-in from within the product
  • Requires Blu-ray Disc reader and/or burner

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.

Works with Microsoft Windows 7, 8.x and 10


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    I can not get past the statement (I am sure you know it) with regard to  upgrade 19.5.1:

    The upgrade patch cannot be installed. . .  either wrong program or wrong patch  . . . contact Technical support.  In so far as I can interpret the requirements, I meet them except perhaps for display: Mine is: Mobil Intel 4 series Express chipset.

    Please advise, this has been exceedingly frustrating so far.

    David Shephard

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    Минимальные требования - совсем не соответсвуют, Вам не хватит даже очень мощного компьютера, чтобы на ней комфортно работать!!! Так как программа сделана очень бестолково. Через 5 минут интенсивной работы в Pinnacle Studio - все! дальше работать нельзя!!! Она начинает так тупить, что невозможно сделать подрезку, переход поставить - можно сходить кофе выпить, пока он станет. Хоть кто-то из вас пробовал сделать на ней даже небольшой клип? Попробуйте на видеодорожку положить фрагмент из 200 фотографий, продолжительностью 0,04с - (например, покадровое видео с альфаканалом) - можете идти вешаться!

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