Access two intuitive edit modes: Simple and Advanced. Create spectacular-looking movies in native 4K (ultra HD). Produce 3D video with innovative stereoscopic 3D editing tools. Access hundreds of video and audio effects. Personalize your movies with text animations, title rolls, scrolling credits, and more – all in Movie Studio 13 Platinum.
Deliver your best
Make sure your movie looks its best when you share it with others. The updated Make Movie dialog makes it easy to select the best format for the desired destination.
New! Updated layout
Touch-friendly buttons, a wide-open timeline, and easy access to the necessary tools means that creating a movie won't be a daunting experience. Start and finish a project in the beautiful, new Simple Edit Mode. Or, complete the project in Advanced Edit Mode to take advantage of additional features and options.
New! XAVC S support
Create stunning movies in 4K with the new XAVC S format support. Import the 4K footage from your Sony 4K camera, edit it on the Movie Studio timeline, and render it out in sparkling 4K. You can even upload it directly to YouTube 4K!
When you're finished making your movie, upload it directly to YouTube™ or Facebook™ from the Movie Studio application! Sharing your creativity has never been this easy.
Instantly match colors between two clips! Don't worry about coming back with off-color video. Use the Color Match plug-in to make two different scenes appear as though they were shot on the same day, at the same time, and with the same filter.
Quick production tools
Make the most of your production. Download Fasst Apps plug-ins by Vasst to speed up time-consuming editing tasks, such as lower-third creation and marker placement. More about Fasst Apps.
Reduce jitter and shaky video footage with image stabilization technology. Shaky video footage, shot from handheld camcorders and smart phones, can quickly be salvaged.
Easy slideshow creation
Create dynamic slideshows from a set of images with a few simple clicks. Create pan/zoom effects and transitions across an assortment of still images.
Color correction and white balance
Adjust color differences in videos shot with multiple camera setups or lighting situations. Enhance dull, washed-out footage, or make specific color ranges stand out. Make yellow or blue video look natural again, automatically adjust the color of a clip (or entire video track) with poor white levels using the White Balance plugin.
Create movies that sound as good as they look. Produce custom music soundtracks, remove unwanted noise from video footage, control audio volume and panning with track envelopes, record and edit live audio, and synchronize audio with video.
Audio event FX
Audio Event effects provide more precise control over the placement of audio effects as you can apply unique effects directly to events.
Zplane Élastique timestretching
With élastique Pro technology, you can perform dramatic time stretches and pitch-shifts of audio tracks while retaining maximum sound quality.
Surround sound mixing and encoding
Import multichannel (5.1) source files from your camcorder. Use the surround sound mixing and panning tools to create surround soundtracks for your DVD and Blu-ray Disc creations. Encode AC-3 stereo or 5.1 mixes with the included Dolby® Digital AC-3 encoding software.
Record your own voiceover and music into Movie Studio Platinum. Work with up to 20 tracks, all of which can be used to record audio. You can also record different takes and use one or all of them in your project.
Ensure a high-fidelity soundtrack. The Audio Restoration plug-in lets you remove clicks, pops, and other unwanted noise from your music and audio files.
DVD and Blu-ray Disc™ authoring
Produce picture slideshows, single-movie DVDs, music compilations, and menu-based DVD and Blu-ray Disc™ projects in no time. Choose from dozens of ready-made templates or create your own custom backgrounds and buttons. Add a menu and scene-selection menu to any title.
Extensive video and audio support
DVD Architect™ Studio software supports popular video and audio formats so you can make DVD and Blu-ray Disc™ projects that will play on almost any DVD/BD player or DVD/BD-capable computer.
Watch your project on a simulated television monitor with a virtual remote control. Use the buttons on the remote control to navigate and play your movie.
Burn directly from the timeline
Burn a DVD or Blu-ray Disc™ directly from the Movie Studio Platinum timeline. This method is fast and makes it incredibly easy to create a single-movie DVD or Blu-ray Disc that you can share with your friends.
Two modes to match your experience level and needs in Movie Studio 13 Platinum
In this article, we'll explore the two modes of Movie Studio 13 Platinum: Simple Edit mode and Advanced Edit mode. By the time we're done, you'll have a strong sense of where you'll start and what you're working towards once you get more advanced.