VideoStudio Ultimate 2020 Video and movie editing software

Transform your photos and videos into movies with enhanced masking and color grading, new smart video tools, optimized performance and premium effects.

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Live Life. Make Movies.

VideoStudio takes ease of use and creativity one step further, with the addition of new smart movie tools, enhanced masking and color grading, and workflow improvements. Dive into new premium effects and edit 4K, HD, 360 video editing, with full the full suite of creative editing tools. Turn memories into movies with VideoStudio.

Why edit with VideoStudio?

Find the workspace that suits your photo editing needs and style.

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Intuitive

Perfect for all skill levels; edit HD, 4K, or 360 video on the multi-track timeline with easy to use tools.

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Fun

VideoStudio is widely recognized for being easy to use and packed with fun features.

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Creative

Express yourself with 2,000+ customizable filters, color grading controls, and premium effects.

Explore what’s included in VideoStudio

VideoStudio has expanded its award-winning combination of ease of use and breakthrough creativity to make video editing even more fun!

Surprise yourself with what you’ll create

VideoStudio is the video editor for your everyday adventures, loaded with fun, easy to use video editing tools.

What’s new in VideoStudio 2020?

VideoStudio 2020 adds new tools and content, plus editing shortcuts and enhancements that streamline your workflow, bringing you a smarter, more creative editing experience.

  • New titles and creative content
  • Streamlined editing tools and shortcuts
  • New smart slideshow and video tools
  • Optimized 4k display
  • Enhanced video masking, more blending modes and new premium effects—exclusive to Ultimate!
Highlight Reel

New Highlight Reel

Create quick videos and show off the highlights of your latest adventure with VideoStudio’s new smart movie creator—Highlight Reel. Simply import your photos/videos, and Highlight Reel will analyze and extract the best parts of each and create a video for you, following the beat of the music.

Painting Creator

Enhanced Painting Creator

Create unique custom animated overlays with a wide selection of brushes from Corel Painter® and PaintShop® Pro and empower your inner artist with the enhanced Painting Creator. This tool records your brush strokes as you work, enabling you to add your completed piece to your video as a static graphic, or as a live painting!

User Interface

Enhanced User Interface

VideoStudio 2020 empowers you to work smarter with new shortcuts and library enhancements that streamline your editing workflow. Quickly access the redesigned editor panel to customize the effects, make color corrections, or add motions to your clip, directly from the timeline. Explore new creative possibilities by applying up to 10 filters on a single clip!

New creative content

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NEW Animated Overlays

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NEW Backgrounds

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NEW Titles

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NEW Graphics

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NEW Sound Effects

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NEW LUT Profiles

New innovative tools & features

New 4K Display

With added compatibility for Ultra HD (4K) displays, you’ll enjoy editing in an interface that is just as crisp as your video projects.

ULTIMATE ONLYNew Color Grading Color Wheel

Quickly shift the color scheme of your entire video—all at once or individually— across highlights and shadows.

ULTIMATE ONLYMore Overlay Blending Options

Explore new blending options to combine layered tracks more creatively than ever before.

Updated Export Settings

Your project now automatically selects default export parameters to match the project properties of your timeline.

New Trim/Edit Tools

Work smarter directly in the timeline with new roll, stretch, and slide tools to intuitively adjust the content in your clips and the duration.

ULTIMATE ONLYNew Premium Effects

Enjoy new textures, gradients, and improved quality from Boris FX, and new title templates from NewBlueFX.

ULTIMATE ONLYImproved Video Masking

Enjoy new shape options for more creative possibilities, and create higher quality masks with improved rendering.

Improved Title Rendering Quality

Improved performance enables your titles to render with higher quality, improving clarity around edges and reducing pixelation.

Optimized for Intel and nVidia

Improved efficiency and performance dramatically speeds up rendering to popular file formats.

Features fueling your video editing software

Get the exact results you want with VideoStudio’s wide selection of innovative tools and features. Enjoy a feature-packed video editor that helps you create just about anything with ease.

HD, 4K & 360 video editing

HD, 4K & 360 video editing

Templates & overlays

Templates & overlays

Custom split screen videos

ULTIMATE ONLYCustom Split screen videos

Chroma key/Green screen

Chroma key/Green screen

Video masking

ULTIMATE ONLYVideo masking

Stabilize video (proDAD Mercalli)

ULTIMATE ONLYStabilize video (proDAD Mercalli)

Color & lens correction

Color & lens correction

Customize motion

Customize motion

Smart Proxy editing

Smart Proxy editing

Batch processing

Batch processing

Easy edits with essential tools

Crop, Trim, Rotate

Easily crop, trim, and split video, directly on the timeline. Rotate or change the aspect ratio with just a few clicks.

Instant Video Corrections

Apply lens corrections to remove fisheye distortion, and color correct clips to adjust the temperature of the light or to create unique effects.

ULTIMATE ONLY Stabilize Video

Only in Ultimate can you apply video stabilization to correct shaky footage with proDad Mercalli. Turn wobbly handheld videos and bumpy action shots into usable footage with this quick fix!

Creativity across the spectrum

ULTIMATE ONLY Color Grading

Only in Ultimate can you access complete Color Grading tools to control the mood of every scene. Easily shift colors, and fine tune your changes with a variety of video scopes and intuitive controls.

Filters and Effects

Get the right look with hundreds of drag-and-drop effects and filters. Quickly create stylized images or add overlays and animated titles!

NEW LUT Profiles

Now with 20+ new LUT (look up table) profiles. LUTs makes it easy to apply advanced cinematic color effects to your project to bring your footage from one color space to another.

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Animation tools at your fingertips

Plug in your camera and create a stop motion animation! Take advantage of auto capture settings, grid tools, and on-screen guides that make it easier to create smooth, controlled motions.
Create and customize the movement of graphics, shapes, titles, and overlays along a defined path with flexible controls. It’s the perfect way to create a fun effect, add emphasis, or move a character across the screen.
Simply drag and drop new animated overlays to your video to add depth to your scenes. Transparent backed overlays with bubbles, lens flares, and more empower your storytelling.
Create your own animated drawings to add to your video clips using the Painting Creator tool. This feature records your brushstrokes as you paint, so you can add faces, map routes, and more to your videos!
Edit 360° Videos
Create Tiny Planet Videos
Convert Formats
Export 360° Videos

Your complete 360° editor

Go full circle with the full suite of 360° degree video editing tools to trim, enhance, add titles or music, and edit your 360° video on the timeline.
Give your audience a fun perspective and transform your 360° footage with Tiny Planet or Rabbit Hole effects (spherical panoramas) using easy controls.
Convert single or dual fisheye footage to equirectangular or spherical panorama. Even control the viewing angle and convert to standard flat video for playback on TVs and standard video players.
Export your video to view on your VR headset, 360 player, or upload directly to YouTube or Vimeo 360° to easily share with your audience!

Create action packed videos

Play with speed using Time Remapping to easily create a slow motion video, add high-speed effects, freeze the frame, or reverse and replay scenes.
Remove the distortion or fisheye effect captured by wide angle or action cameras. Start with presets for GoPro cameras, then fine-tune adjustments with correction tools.
Keep your audience focused on the action or emphasize critical moments by panning and zooming to ensure your subject stays clearly in frame.
Track an object and add moving text, graphics, or blur faces, logos, or license plates in your video with accurate Motion Tracking tools.

Record, edit & mix audio

Get the exact results you want with VideoStudio’s wide selection of innovative tools and features. Enjoy a feature-packed video editor that helps you create just about anything with ease.

Sound effects

Access hundreds of sound effects and royalty-free music

Audio ducking

Fade and layer audio with Audio Ducking

Record voiceover

Record voiceover and add subtitles

Capture & edit video across multiple cameras

Screen Recording Software

Record your screen and webcam simultaneously and create engaging videos with MultiCam Capture Lite. Easily record video and audio in a single click and edit them together seamlessly with multi-camera editing.

ULTIMATE ONLY6-angle MultiCam Video Editing

Tell your story from multiple angles. Easily combine, sync, and edit footage from multiple cameras and select the angle you want to show as your video plays. Combine up to 6 angles with VideoStudio Ultimate (4 angles in Pro).

ULTIMATE ONLYExtend the power of VideoStudio with premium plugins

Access popular apps from proven industry leaders and get hundreds of dollars’ worth of professional-quality special effects for only a few dollars more than the price of VideoStudio Pro.

ENHANCED Boris Title Studio

Create professional broadcast titles and high-quality motion graphic animations. Create stylized 2D or 3D titles with custom bevels, fills, and styles with Boris Title Studio.

ENHANCED NewBlue Titler Pro 5

Create a stunning title in seconds by applying one of more than 100 animated templates, then customize text, and colors! INCLUDES 4 NEW title packs.

NewBlueFX Motion Effects

Shear, spin, zoom, and smear, rattle the camera, or conjure up a dream/ripple effect to keep your viewers engaged.

NewBlue FX ColorFast

Get the color you want no matter what the condition of your original video. Find color correction and color grading tools in one simple workflow.

proDAD Mercalli V4

Stabilize video and remove the shake from handheld cameras, no matter how fast the action. Remove wobble and skew caused when panning.

NewBlue Video Essentials V

Get pro-quality results with minimum effort and accelerate your productivity. Enjoy tools like selective focus, background generator, selective color, color fixer pro, and more.

NewBlueFX Essentials IV

Solve everyday production problems and boost creativity. Turn day into night, create reflections, touch up skin, enhance color and tone, and more.

NewBlueFX Video Essentials VII

Add high-end effects to your videos with Auto Pan, Gradient Fill Pro, Quick Pixelator, Picture-in-Picture, color correction tools and more.

proDAD RotoPen

Apply animated pen effects to maps, photos, and more, illustrate travel from point A to B with lines and graphics, or apply animated pen effects to any path.

proDAD Handscript Animation

Animate your titles or help narrate your story with proDAD’s animated handscript effects that turn your titles into realistic on-screen handwriting.

Video overlays from proDAD

Enjoy more than 400 amazing overlay effects to add to your videos for transitions and more. You’ll find something for any occasion with proDAD Adorage volume 13 video effect packs.

proDAD VitaScene V3 LE

Bring style to your video with old film effects, rays, glitter, and more with truly stunning, broadcast-quality transitions, filters, and effects.

Surprise your audience with the results you share

Sound effectsExport to popular formats and devices
Audio duckingShare directly to YouTube or Vimeo
Record voiceoverBurn to disc with custom menus

Learning & support

Video tutorials

Video tutorials

Get the most out of VideoStudio with new learning content and tutorials. Plus, enjoy a free 10-day all-access pass to StudioBacklot.tv. Includes new content for VideoStudio 2020.

User guide

User guide

Search options provide the quickest, easiest way to browse the user guide. Access how-to information on features, learn video editing basics,explore advanced techniques, and much more

Written tutorials

Written tutorials

Expand your video editing industry knowledge with in-depth guides on common video editing techniques. Check out our popular topics: Stop Motion Animation, Green Screen, or 360 Video Editing.

Additional plugins

Additional plugins

Expand the power of VideoStudio with included FastFlick, MyDVD and MultiCam Capture Lite. Purchase additional premium effects, templates and more from the VideoStudio Home tab.

Compare versions

Explore some of the exciting new features that set VideoStudio 2020 apart from previous releases, and determine which version is right for you.

Comparison Guide (PDF) Volume Licensing Options

 

VideoStudio 2020

VideoStudio 2019

VideoStudio 2018

VideoStudio X10

Highlight Features

4K display support NEW
Color grading ENHANCED
Ultimate only
Ultimate only
360° tiny planet
Morph & seamless transitions Ultimate only Ultimate only Ultimate only
Time remapping
Video masking ENHANCED
Ultimate only
Ultimate only Ultimate only Ultimate only
Creative content (overlays, titles, filters, transitions, templates) REFRESHED
HD, 4K video editing 50 tracks 50 tracks 21 tracks 21 tracks

Smart movie creator (Highlight Reel) NEW
LUT profiles NEW
Color grading NEW
Color Wheel
Ultimate only
Ultimate only
3D title editor Ultimate only Ultimate only Ultimate only
Split screen video template creator Ultimate only Ultimate only Ultimate only
Lens correction / fisheye correction
Video mask creator ENHANCED
Ultimate only
Ultimate only Ultimate only Ultimate only
Track transparency
Time remapping
Painting creator ENHANCED
Ultimate: More brushes
Multi-camera editing Pro: 4 cameras
Ultimate: 6 cameras
Pro: 4 cameras
Ultimate: 6 cameras
Pro: 4 cameras
Ultimate: 6 cameras
Pro: 4 cameras
Ultimate: 6 cameras
Video stabilization Pro: Basic
Ultimate: Advanced
Pro: Basic
Ultimate: Advanced
Pro: Basic
Ultimate: Advanced
Pro: Basic
Ultimate: Advanced
Stop motion animation
Motion tracking
Screen recorder
Chroma key effects / green screen NEW
Blending options
Time-lapse video
Subtitle editor

Royalty free music tracks and sound effects ENHANCED
Audio ducking (fade and layer audio)
Audio filters and correction
Voiceover tools

Trim/edit tools (roll/slide/stretch) NEW
Adjustable track height and smart alignment tools
Intuitive user interface NEW
4K display
HD HD HD
Timeline editing and storyboard editing modes ENHANCED
Dual window display, detachable windows
Trim, split, merge, rotate, zoom tools
Smart proxy editing

Tiny planet and rabbit hole effects
360° titles, transitions, and filters
Convert 360° to standard video
Convert equirectangular, fisheye, or dual fisheye videos

Video capture and screen recording software (MultiCam Capture Lite)
DVD authoring and menu maker (MyDVD) Pro: 50+ templates
Ultimate: 100+ templates
Pro: 50+ templates
Ultimate: 100+ templates
Pro: 50+ templates
Ultimate: 100+ templates
Pro: 50+ templates
Ultimate: 100+ templates
Slideshow maker (FastFlick)

Boris Title Studio ENHANCED
Ultimate only
Ultimate only Ultimate only Ultimate only
NewBlue Titler Pro ENHANCED
Ultimate: V5 Ultimate + bonus templates
Ultimate: V5 Ultimate: V5 Ultimate: V1
NewBlueFX Titler EX
NewBlueFX Video Essentials Collections Pro: 2 libraries
Ultimate: 5 libraries
Pro: 2 libraries
Ultimate: 5 libraries
Pro: 2 libraries
Ultimate: 4 libraries
Pro: 2 libraries
Ultimate: 4 libraries
NewBlueFX ColorFast Motion Effects Ultimate only Ultimate only Ultimate only Ultimate only
proDAD Mercalli (video stabilization) Ultimate: V4 Ultimate: V4 Ultimate: V2 Ultimate: V2
proDAD VitaScene LE Ultimate: V3 Ultimate: V3 Ultimate: V2 Ultimate only
proDAD Adorage (animated overlays) Ultimate: V13 Ultimate: V13 Ultimate: V9 Ultimate: V9
proDAD Handscript Animation and RotoPen Ultimate only Ultimate only Ultimate only Ultimate only

Alpha channel video import/export
Burn DVD and AVCHD with menus and chapters
Export to all common video formats and devices
Export to YouTube, Flickr, and Vimeo
Smart package projects for easy archive/restore

4K, HD, 360° video
HTML5 editing
NVIDIA, Intel & AMD DirectX video acceleration support ENHANCED
Intel® Quick Sync Video hardware acceleration ENHANCED
Intel® 10th Gen Core Technology Optimization
Intel® 9th Gen Core Technology Optimization Intel® 8th Gen Core Technology Optimization Intel® 7th Gen Core Technology Optimization
nVidia CUDA optimization

Tech Specs

System Requirements

  • Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, 64 bit only
  • Core i3 or AMD A4 series for standard videos. Intel Core i7 or AMD Athlon A10 for HD and UHD videos
  • 4 GB or higher, 8+ GB highly recommended for HD and UHD videos
  • Minimum display resolution: 1024 x 768, minimum 512 MB VRAM or higher recommended for hardware acceleration
  • Windows-compatible sound card
  • Minimum 10 GB for full installation
  • Internet connection required for installation, registration, and updates

Accessories

  • 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

  • Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Traditional Chinese

Import Formats

Video: AVCHD1 (.M2T/.MTS), AVI, DV, DVR-MS, HDV1, HEVC2 (H.265), M2TS, M4V, MKV, MOD1, MOV3 (H.264), MPEG-1/-2/-4, MXF, TOD, UIS, UISX, WebM, WMV, XAVC, XAVC S, 3GP, Non-encrypted DVD titles

360 Video: equirectangular, single fisheye, dual fisheye

Audio: AAC, AC31, Aiff, AMR, AU, CDA, M4A, MOV, MP3, MP4, MPA, OGG, WAV, WMA

Image: CLP, CUR, DCS, DCX, EPS, FAX, FPX, GIF87a, ICO, IFF, IMG, JP2, JPC, JPG, MAC, MPO, MSP, PBM, PCT, PCX, PGM, PIC, PNG, PPM, PSD, PSPImage, PXR, RAS, SCI, SCT, SHG, TGA, TIF/TIFF, UFO, UFP, WBM, WBMP, WMF, 001, Camera RAW

Export Formats

Video: AVC, AVI, DV, HDV, HEVC2 (H.265), M2T, MOV3, MPEG-1/-2/-4, UIS, UISX, WebM, WMV, XAVC S, 3GP

Device: Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad/TV, Android devices, Sony PSP/PS3/PS4, Nintendo Wii, Microsoft Xbox compatible formats, DV, HDV

Disc: DVD, AVCHD, SD Card, Blu-ray ($)

Web: YouTube, FlickR, Vimeo

Audio: M4A, OGG, WAV, WMA

Image: BMP, JPG

1 AC3 audio is only supported on Windows 8 and 10 (this affects AVCHD, HDV, DVD, Blu-ray, MOD and MPEG2 with AC3 audio)

2 HEVC (H.265) support requires Windows 10, supporting PC hardware or graphics card and Microsoft HEVC video extension installed

3 Support to import and output Cineform Alpha Channel videos

Product specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation

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Transform your photos and videos into stunning movies with the video editing software that brings fun and creative tools together to help you bring your story to life.

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