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How to Edit iPhone 8/X 4K Videos in Pinnacle Studio?


With a new iPhone 8/X on hand, you're able to capture vivid 4K videos at 60 frames per second, gives a buttery smooth video recording experience. And most users would like do some fantastic editing jobs before posting online, or sharing with friends. However, some users complained that they can't import and edit iPhone 8, iPhone X 4K videos in Pinnacle Studio smoothly, issues as below:

Q1:" I have taken some funny 4K videos with iPhone X, when I go to import the iPhone videos to Pinnacle Studio 20, the studio doesn’t seem to load them properly. The video sound is nothing but a high pitched static noise, and the videos all play really slow, like they’re being played at 1 frame a second. Any solutions?"

Q2: "Is there any way to transfer my iPhone 8 4K Videos to Pinnacle Studio 16 for editing? I have some problems like audio doesn't import, the video is clunky and choppy."

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. Fortunately, 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 save your time, I suggest you 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:


Guide: Convert iPhone 8/X 4K Videos to Pinnacle Studio

Step 1. Load iPhone 8/X 4K Videos

Install and lauch the iPhone to Pinnacle Studio Video Converter, and then click the "Add Video" button to load the 4k videos clips from your iPhone 8, iPhone X.


Tip: Batch conversion is supported, so you can load more than one file to save time. 

Step 2. Choose Output Format

Simply tap the Format bar to choose HD Video > AVI HD Video (*.avi) as output, which is the best video format for Pinnacle Studio. Of course, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, WMV are also the compatible formats for Pinnacle Studio.


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

When the conversion is complete, you can find the converted videos via "Open" button. Now, run Pinnacle Studio on your PC 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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