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VideoStudio Ultimate 2021 Video editing software

Turn your best moments and life experiences into unique movies with smart tools, an expanded collection of premium effects, powerful color grading, video masking, and optimized performance.

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Live Life. Make Movies.

NEW Corel VideoStudio Ultimate 2021 makes it fun and easy to produce your best videos yet with hundreds of drag-and-drop graphics, titles, transitions, and premium effects from industry leaders. Explore exclusive video editing tools like cinema-quality color grading, video masking, enhanced video stabilization, dynamic split screen editing, and more. Leverage intuitive tools and Instant Project Templates to create unique movies that impress and inspire!

What can I do with VideoStudio?

Create stunning movies with easy-to-learn, fun-to-explore video editing software, packed with powerful tools and exclusive effects.

CAPTURE

Capture

Import your own clips, record your screen, or capture multi-camera videos with built-in tools to create your most engaging productions yet!

EDIT

Edit

Go beyond basic editing with advanced features like color grading and video masking, play with more than 2000 customizable filters, and apply premium effects.

SHARE

Share

Export your projects to popular formats to share online and view across devices, upload directly on YouTube or burn to disc with a custom menu.

Everything you need to create great-looking movies:

VideoStudio has expanded its remarkable combination of beginner-friendly tools, tutorials, and user interface with breakthrough creativity to make video editing truly fun!

Basics first

Edit your video with essential tools that combine your photos and videos with ease, making it simple to add polish and export as an eye-catching and engaging production.

Drag and drop

Transform your footage into a smooth and sophisticated movie by adding graphic elements, animated titles and transitions. Even turn your titles into realistic onscreen handwriting or apply animated pen effects.

Correct and enhance

Boost color and use color grading to quickly shift the color scheme of your entire video, apply lens correction, explore Blur Motion tools and stabilize shaky footage—surprise yourself with the results!

Apply effects

Apply fun effects and filters, creatively blend overlays, and add morph or seamless transitions along with dynamic and 3D titles to make your video more impressive and entertaining.

Explore advanced tools

Use video masking to achieve cinema-grade effects, leverage split screen and multi-cam editing to reveal multiple perspectives, enhance panoramic footage with 360 video editing, add animation and speed effects for a dynamic, motion-packed result, and so much more.

Everything you need to create great-looking movies:

VideoStudio has expanded its remarkable combination of beginner-friendly tools, tutorials, and user interface with breakthrough creativity to make video editing truly fun!

Begin With the Basics

Basics first

Edit your video with essential tools that combine your photos and videos with ease, making it simple to add polish and export as an eye-catching and engaging production.

Drag And Drop

Drag and drop

Transform your footage into a smooth and sophisticated movie by adding graphic elements, animated titles and transitions. Even turn your titles into realistic onscreen handwriting or apply animated pen effects.

Correct Imperfections

Correct and enhance

Boost color and use color grading to quickly shift the color scheme of your entire video, apply lens correction, explore Blur Motion tools and stabilize shaky footage—surprise yourself with the results!

Apply Effects

Apply effects

Apply fun effects and filters, creatively blend overlays, and add morph or seamless transitions along with dynamic and 3D titles to make your video more impressive and entertaining.

Explore Advanced Tools

Explore advanced tools

Use video masking to achieve cinema-grade effects, leverage split screen and multi-cam editing to reveal multiple perspectives, enhance panoramic footage with 360 video editing, add animation and speed effects for a dynamic, motion-packed result, and so much more.

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What’s new in VideoStudio 2021?

Instant Project Templates

Save time and energy by re-creating popular video styles in minutes! Reproduce trending viral clips or easily edit eye-grabbing social media posts with new Instant Templates and add theme intros, turn portrait video into landscape, replicate marketing promo templates, and more. Unlock your creativity by combining ready-to-use templates and effects with your unique customizations and achieve incredible results!

AR Stickers

Add instant fun and flair to your next project with new AR Stickers to enhance emotions and introduce playful moments to your videos. These face tracking stickers are the perfect way to emphasize reactions, and add personality to gaming videos, reaction videos, and tutorials!

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ULTIMATE ONLY

More premium effects

Achieve remarkable creative transformations with optimized effect packs from NewBlueFX and more than 100 new VitaScene effects from proDAD. Go beyond basic editing with this expanded collection of exclusive premium effects from industry leaders!

ULTIMATE ONLY

Enhanced video stabilization

Make real-time corrections to shaky hand-held footage more quickly and efficiently than ever with the enhanced proDAD Mercalli video stabilization tool. Turn wobbly handheld videos and bumpy action shots into usable footage with this quick fix!

Enhanced performance

Enjoy a faster, smoother editing process with major performance improvements across the product. VideoStudio 2021 is optimized for the latest video hardware acceleration technologies from Intel, AMD and nVidia, which dramatically improves previewing and speeds up rendering to popular file formats. Enhanced performance, improved rendering and our fastest interface responses to date make VideoStudio 2021 our best editor yet.

Improved tools & features

  • Ultimate onlyEnhanced Video Mask Creator
  • Enhanced Split Screen editing
  • Enhanced Customize Motion controls
  • New Auto Motion blur

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!

Essential tools for video editing

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

Get creative with color

Color Correction

Correct and boost the color, brighten scenes, introduce accent colors, and give your projects a luminosity lift with intuitive controls. Bring out the colors with hue, saturation, and white balance controls, including auto-tune adjustments. Play with color to personalize your projects and make them feel one-of-a-kind.

ULTIMATE ONLYColor Grading

Only in Ultimate can you access complete color grading tools to set the mood of every scene. Easily shift colors, fine-tune your changes with a variety of video scopes and intuitive controls. Brighten landscapes, introduce accent colors, and augment ambience in every production.

LUT Profiles

LUT (look up table) profiles make it easy to turn day into night, recreate the color schemes of iconic movies, and instantly apply advanced cinematic color effects to your projects.

Masks Creator

Video Masking is a powerful video editing tool designed for everything from basic fixes to Hollywood-level enhancements. Apply targeted special effects, remove unwanted objects from footage, and get creative with custom windows in your clips. Video masking delivers the power to replace generic screens, clone yourself, and overlay footage to achieve truly remarkable special effects.

Instant slideshows and movies

NEW Instant Project Templates

Save time with newly added Instant Project Templates. Select a template, then drag and drop a video to replace the generic placeholder that auto-populates to the timeline, and you're ready for export.

Highlight Reel

Explore AI-powered facial recognition with Highlight Reel, a smart movie and slideshow creator that automatically selects your best shots and clips and bypasses those with imperfections.

FastFlick

Create slideshows and movies in minutes! Just select a template and add your media for a quick, easy slideshow.

Animation tools at your fingertips

Plug in your camera and create a stop motion animation! Leverage automatic capture settings, grid tools, and on-screen guides that make it easy to create smooth, controlled motions.

Play with motion

Play with speed using Time Remapping tools to easily create a slow motion video, add high-speed effects, freeze the frame, or reverse and replay scenes.

360° editor to show your uniqueness from all angles

360° Video editing

Go full circle with a complete suite of 360° degree video editing tools to trim, enhance, add titles or music, and edit your 360° video on the timeline.

Tiny Planet and Rabbit Hole effects

Give your audience a fun perspective and transform your 360° footage with Tiny Planet or Rabbit Hole effects (spherical panoramas) using easy controls.

Convert Formats

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 360° Videos

Export your 360° video to view on your VR headset, 360 player, or upload directly to YouTube or Vimeo 360° to easily share with your audience!

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 seamlessly edit them together with multi-camera editing.

ULTIMATE ONLY

6-angle MultiCam Video Editing

Express yourself from every angle! Easily combine, sync, and edit footage from multiple cameras, select the angle you want to show as your video plays, add picture-in-picture effects, and edit further on the timeline. Combine up to 6 angles with VideoStudio Ultimate (only 4 angles in Pro).

Record, edit & mix audio

Support your favorite visuals with an outstanding soundtrack! Choose from hundreds of sound effects to emphasize key moments on-screen, import your own music, or choose a track from Scorefitter, our royalty-free music library, that automatically adjusts to fit the length of your project.

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 exclusive effects for only a few dollars more than the price of VideoStudio Pro.

NewBlue Titler Pro 5

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

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 the condition of your original video. Find color correction and color grading tools in one simple workflow.

ENHANCED proDAD Mercalli V5

Make real-time corrections to 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.

ENHANCED proDAD Adorage

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 video effect packs.

ENHANCED proDAD Vitascene LE V4

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

Captivate and grow your audience

  • Export to popular formats and devices
  • Share directly to YouTube or Vimeo
  • Burn to disc with more than 100 menu templates

Learning & support

Video tutorials

Get the most out of VideoStudio with new learning content and tutorials. Subscribe to the VideoStudio YouTube channel and follow us on Facebook to stay up to date with all the latest content! Plus, enjoy a free 10-day all-access pass to StudioBacklot.tv. Includes new content for VideoStudio 2021.

Written tutorials

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

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.

Compare versions

Explore some of the exciting new features that set VideoStudio 2021 apart from previous releases, and determine which version is right for you.

Feature

Pro 2021

Ultimate 2021

Highlight Features

Easy-to-use video editing tools
Drag-and-drop overlays, titles, graphics and transitions
Instant Project Templates NEW NEW
Face-tracking AR Stickers NEW NEW
Creative filters and effects ENHANCEDwith exclusive premium effects from NewBlueFX and proDAD
Customize Motion ENHANCEDwith Auto Motion blur ENHANCEDwith Auto Motion blur
Screen recorder ENHANCEDwith AR Stickers ENHANCEDwith AR Stickers
Multi-camera editing 4 cameras 6 cameras
Split Screen Template Creator ENHANCEDwith preview zooming
Video stabilization Basic ENHANCEDwith Mercalli V5
Color grading
Video masking ENHANCEDwith new keyframe controls
DVD authoring and menu maker (MyDVD) 50+ templates 100+ templates

Intuitive user interface 4K, HD 4K, HD
Timeline editing and storyboard editing modes
Trim, split, merge, rotate, zoom tools
Roll, slide and stretch tools
Video tracks 50 tracks 50 tracks
Audio tracks 8 tracks 8 tracks
Color correction
Lens correction / fisheye correction
Adjustable track height and smart alignment tools
Dual window display, detachable windows
Smart proxy editing

Color grading
LUT profiles
Split Screen Template Creator ENHANCEDwith preview zooming
Video masking ENHANCED with keyframe controls
Face-tracking AR Stickers New New
Instant Project Templates New New
Smart movie creator (Highlight Reel)
Video stabilization Basic ENHANCEDwith Mercalli V5
Customize Motion ENHANCEDwith Auto Motion blur ENHANCEDwith Auto Motion blur
Motion Tracking
Time Remapping
Time-lapse video
Screen recorder
Multi-camera editing 4 cameras 6 cameras
Chroma key / Green screen
Track transparency
3D Title Editor
Stop Motion Animation
Painting Creator
Subtitle Editor

Royalty free music tracks and sound effects
Adjust, layer, and mute audio
Audio Ducking
Audio filters and correction
Voiceover tools

360° titles, transitions, and filters
Tiny Planet and Rabbit Hole effects
Convert 360° to standard video
Convert equirectangular, fisheye, or dual fisheye videos

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

NewBlue Titler Pro
NewBlueFX Titler EX
NewBlueFX Video Essentials Collections 2 libraries 5 libraries
NewBlueFX ColorFast Motion Effects
proDAD Mercalli (video stabilization) ENHANCEDwith new V5
proDAD VitaScene LE ENHANCEDwith over 100 new filters
proDAD Adorage (animated overlays) ENHANCEDwith V9 and V13
proDAD Handscript Animation and RotoPen

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

4K, HD, 360° video
Intel® Quick Sync Video hardware acceleration ENHANCEDIntel® 10th Gen Core Technology Optimization ENHANCEDIntel® 10th Gen Core Technology Optimization
NVIDIA, Intel & AMD DirectX video acceleration support ENHANCED ENHANCED
nVidia CUDA optimization
Multi-thread rendering

Feature

VideoStudio 2019

VideoStudio 2020

VideoStudio 2021

Highlight Features

Intuitive timeline video editing HD
50 tracks
HD, 4K
50 tracks
HD, 4K
50 tracks
Creative drag-and-drop overlays, titles, filters, effects, graphics and transitions REFRESHED
Premium effect collections from industry leaders Ultimate exclusive Ultimate exclusive Ultimate exclusive ENHANCED with new effects from NewBlueFX and proDAD
Instant Project Templates NEW
Face-tracking AR Stickers NEW
Smart movie creator (Highlight Reel)
LUT profiles
Screen recorder (MultiCam Capture Lite) ENHANCEDwith new AR Stickers
Tiny Planet and Rabbit Hole effects
Alpha Channel export
Color grading Limited Ultimate exclusive with NEW Color Wheel Ultimate exclusive
Video masking Ultimate exclusive Ultimate exclusive Ultimate exclusive with NEW keyframe controls
Split Screen Template Creator Ultimate exclusive Ultimate exclusive Ultimate exclusive with ENHANCED preview zooming
Performance ENHANCEDwith improved interface and export rendering

Editing essentials

Intuitive user interface HD 4K, HD 4K, HD
Timeline editing and storyboard editing modes
Trim, split, merge, rotate, zoom tools
Roll, slide and stretch tools
Video tracks 50 tracks 50 tracks 50 tracks
Audio tracks 8 tracks 8 tracks 8 tracks
Color correction
Lens correction / fisheye correction
Adjustable track height and smart alignment tools
Dual window display, detachable windows
Smart proxy editing

Creative editing features

Color grading Limited Ultimate exclusive with NEW Color Wheel Ultimate exclusive
LUT profiles
Split Screen Template Creator Ultimate exclusive Ultimate exclusive Ultimate exclusive with ENHANCED preview zooming
Video masking Ultimate exclusive Ultimate exclusive Ultimate exclusive with NEW keyframe controls
Face-tracking AR Stickers NEW
Instant Project Templates NEW
Smart movie creator (Highlight Reel)
Video stabilization ENHANCEDwith Mercalli V5
Customize Motion ENHANCEDwith Auto Motion blur
Motion Tracking
Time Remapping
Time-lapse video
Screen recorder (MultiCam Capture Lite)
Multi-camera editing 4 cameras in Pro,
6 cameras in Ultimate
4 cameras in Pro,
6 cameras in Ultimate
4 cameras in Pro,
6 cameras in Ultimate
Chroma key / Green screen
Track transparency
3D Title Editor Ultimate exclusive Ultimate exclusive Ultimate exclusive
Stop Motion Animation
Painting Creator ENHANCEDwith brushes from PaintShop Pro
Subtitle Editor

Audio Editing

Royalty free music tracks and sound effects
Adjust, layer, and mute audio
Audio Ducking
Audio filters and correction
Voiceover tools

360° Video Editor

360° titles, transitions, and filters
Tiny Planet and Rabbit Hole effects
Convert 360° to standard video
Convert equirectangular, fisheye, or dual fisheye videos

Included Extras

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

Ultimate Effects Collection - Premium Effect Plugins

NewBlue Titler Pro Ultimate exclusive Ultimate exclusive Ultimate exclusive
NewBlueFX Titler EX Ultimate exclusive Ultimate exclusive Ultimate exclusive
NewBlueFX Video Essentials Collections 2 libraries in Pro,
5 libraries in Ultimate
2 libraries in Pro,
5 libraries in Ultimate
2 libraries in Pro,
5 libraries in Ultimate
NewBlueFX ColorFast Motion Effects Ultimate exclusive Ultimate exclusive
proDAD Mercalli (video stabilization) Ultimate exclusive
V4
Ultimate exclusive
V4
Ultimate exclusive ENHANCED with new V5
proDAD VitaScene LE Ultimate exclusive
V3
Ultimate exclusive
V3
Ultimate exclusive ENHANCED with over 100 new filters
proDAD Adorage (animated overlays) Ultimate exclusive
V13
Ultimate exclusive
V13
Ultimate exclusive ENHANCED with V9 and V13
proDAD Handscript Animation and RotoPen Ultimate exclusive Ultimate exclusive Ultimate exclusive

Video Outputs & Sharing

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

Formats & Support

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

Why edit with VideoStudio?

Enjoy your editing experience as much as you enjoyed capturing your favorite moments!

Easy

Easy

Enjoy beginner-friendly yet powerful editor, perfect for all skill levels, and supported with awesome and truly helpful learning materials.

Fun

Fun

Explore popular video style templates and trendy AR Stickers, play with 3D titles and transitions, enhance color, and automatically create slideshows and smart movies.

Creative

Creative

Choose from 2000+ filters and effects, explore video masking and motion options, introduce mood with color grading, enjoy multi-camera editing, animation, and so much more!

Tech Specs

System Requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, 64 bit only
  • Processor: Core i3 or AMD A4 series for standard videos. Intel Core i7 or AMD Athlon A10 for HD and UHD videos
  • RAM: 4 GB or higher, 8+ GB highly recommended for HD and UHD videos
  • Graphics Card: Minimum display resolution: 1024 x 768, minimum 512 MB VRAM or higher recommended for hardware acceleration
  • Sound Card: Windows-compatible sound card
  • Hard drive space: Minimum 10 GB for full installation
  • Internet connection required for installation, registration, and updates

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, Vimeo
  • Audio: M4A, OGG, WAV, WMA
  • Image: BMP, JPG

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, MP2, MP3, MP4, MPA, OGG, WAV, WMA
  • Image: CLP, CUR, DCX, EPS, FAX, GIF, ICO, IFF, IMG, J2K, JP2, JPC, JPG, MAC, MPO, MSP, PBM, PCT, PCX, PGM, PIC, PNG, PPM, PSD, PSPImage, PXR, RAS, TGA, TIF/TIFF, UFO, WBM, WBMP, WMF, Camera RAW

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

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

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.

Live Happily. Create Confidently.

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.