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How to Import iPhone 8 (X) 4K Videos to Pinnacle Studio for Editing?

November 16, 2017

Q: "Anyone has the same question with me: Can't edit iPhone X 4K H.265 MOV videos in Pinnacle Studio smoothly. Is there any solution? Need your help, thanks!"

Pinnacle Studio is an advanced video editor and screen recorder software that can edit your video at your way. Precise multi-track video editing program with a new customizable workspace; enhance color and add effects with unlimited creative possibilities, perfect your sound with royalty-free music, voiceover and more. All these features make it outstanding among the NLE editing software. However, there's still a lots of complains that users import iPhone 8, iPhone X 4K videos to Pinnacle Studio for further editing. So, this articles aims at solving your questions by providng a simple way.

Why Pinnacle Studio Won't Work with iPhone 8/iPhone X 4K Videos?

Actually, only Pinnacle Studio 20 Ultimate (above) is up-to-date to support 4K UHD Video formats, Version 15/16/17/18/19 and previous doesn't even support H.265/HEVC videos as input. And to edit H.265/HEVC videos with Pinnacle Studio 20 and above, System Requirements as below:

  • 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

To solve Pinnacle Studio and iPhone 8, iPhone X 4K H.265 MP4/MOV video editing issues, you'll need to update both Pinnacle Studio and Windows OS, which will cost too much money. 

Alternative Solution: Convert iPhone 8/X 4K Videos to Pinnacle Studio for Editing

Luckily, there's an alternative and simple solution for you is to convert iPhone 8, iPhone X 4K videos to Pinnacle Studio supported i.g. 1080P MPEG-4, MPEG-2, WMV, AVI, etc formats via a third party video converter.

To finish the job, you can use Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate an optimal iPhone to Pinnacle Studio Video converter that can quickly and losslessly convert iPhone 8, iPhone X 4K Videos to Pinnacle Studio supported formats. Besides, you can also rip/convert Blu-ray, DVD, H.265/HEVC, Galaxy S8/S8+, H.264 MOV, MTS/M2TS, MXF, XAVC, XAVC-S videos to more editing software compatible file types including: MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro, DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, WMV for Windows Movie Maker, AVI to Pinnacle Studio, Apple ProRes for FCPX, etc.

Free download best iPhone to Pinnacle Studio Video Converter:

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Step 1. Load iPhone 8/X 4K Videos

Free download and open the iPhone to Pinnacle Studio Video Converter, and then click the "Add Video" button to load the iPhone 8, iPhone X 4K videos to it.

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Step 2. Choose Output Format

Tap the Format bar to choose AVI HD Video (*.avi) from HD Video category as output, which is the best video format for Pinnacle Studio. Or you can choose other compatible formats such as MPEG-2, MPEG-4, WMV in Common Video.

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Tip: If you like, click Settings icon to adjust video/audio parameters such as bitrate, sample rate, frame rate, codec, channels, etc for your videos.

Step 3. Start Converting iPhone 8/X 4K Videos

With above settings, tap the Convert button to convert iPhone 8/X 4K H.265 MOV, MP4 videos to AVI conversion.

Once the conversion is complete, you can find the converted videos via "Open" button.

Now, open Pinnacle Studio and click on the Capture tab. Choose File > Import to load the converted iPhone 8, iPhone X 4K Videos to Pinnacle Studio for further editing.

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