Pinnacle Studio is a powerful video editing software on Windows. You are able to easily import and edit various medias like a MKV movie for making your own masterpiece. However, when you import MKV to Pinnacle Studio for further modification, while you’ll find it not an easy job as Pinnacle Studio seems to incompatible with MKV files:
“I’m having issues importing a MKV to Pinnacle Studio 19. I go into “file” then click “import”. It looks like it’s about to do something but then nothing happens… Thanks for your assistance with this!”
Solution 1: We searched the issues online, some guys give the feedback renaming the files, but it didn’t work; the files would import but then was unusable in Windows editors.
Solution 2: The alternative trick is to convert MKV to a format that is best suited for your editing system. To do that, Brorsoft Video Converter will be a great help. With it, you can fast transcode MKV videos to MPEG-2 format which is compatible with Pinnacle Studio without high quality. Just download this program and follow this guide below to complete importing MKV clips to Pinnacle Studio for further editing.
How to Convert MKV to Pinnacle Studio supported video files
1. Load your MKV movies
Start the MKV to Pinnacle Studio converter. Click the “Add” button to import the MKV movies you want to convert to the program.
2. Determine output format
Click “Format” bar and choose “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” as output format on the drop-down menu. Of course, you can also choose AVI, MP4, WMV from “Common Video” as the output format.
Tip: Click “Settings” button if you’d like to customize advanced audio and video parameters like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels.
3. Start converting MKV to Pinnacle Studio
When all is OK, simply click “Convert” to begin the conversion. The conversion will finish soon if your MKV is not too large. After the conversion finished, you can get the videos highly compatible with Pinnacle Studio. Just Launch Pinnacle Studio and import the converted videos to it and enjoy your video editing!
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