May 27, 2014 09:03 ET

New Pinnacle Studio™ 17.5 Adds SmartSound Sonicfire Plug-in

Free loyalty update delivers exceptional video editing performance and SmartSound Sonicfire customizable soundtrack options, a $29.95 value

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The Pinnacle team today introduces the new Pinnacle Studio™ 17.5, a free update for registered Pinnacle Studio 17 users that includes the SmartSound Sonicfire Plug-in for Studio, along with the latest performance and stability enhancements for Pinnacle Studio 17.

Find the movie-making software that's right for you with the new Pinnacle Studio family. Pinnacle Studio 17.5 delivers power and control through every step of the process, from editing, to adding effects and music, to sharing online and on your favorite devices. For more information about Pinnacle Studio 17.5 video editing software, please visit

Now included with Pinnacle Studio 17.5, the SmartSound Sonicfire Plug-in for Studio lets you quickly create customized music soundtracks for your productions - no previous music experienced required. Enjoy unmatched music soundtrack control right inside Pinnacle Studio. Automatically edit music to fit your video and customize your soundtracks with intuitive control options.

"Pinnacle Studio 17.5 users now have access to the power of SmartSound Sonicfire to create amazing soundtracks for their movie productions. We're pleased to offer our customers even more creative movie-making options and recognize their loyalty with this free update," said Michel Yavercovski, Director of Product Manager for Pinnacle.


Pinnacle Studio 17.5, including SmartSound Sonicfire Plug-in for Studio English (a $29.95 value), is a free update for registered Pinnacle Studio 17 customers. Available in 13 languages, Pinnacle Studio 17.5 is available in Standard, Plus and Ultimate versions. Upgrade discounts are available. For more information, please visit

For customers looking to create stunning video projects on their iPhone and iPad, Pinnacle also offers Pinnacle Studio apps for iOS devices on the Apple App Store.

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