Pinnacle Announces Free Downloads Available for VideoSpin

Pinnacle Systems announces that free downloads of its VideoSpin video editing and sharing application are available now from, two weeks earlier than planned. With the new VideoSpin application, consumers can quickly create entertaining videos and post them on the Web or email them to friends and family. The early launch will be welcomed by novice and experienced consumers who are anxious to share their holiday videos and photos as well as fans of online video-sharing sites, and the millions of people with digital videos and photos accumulating on their PCs.

Pinnacle Systems developed VideoSpin by leveraging the editing engine of its Pinnacle Studio software and making the editing process virtually foolproof. A compelling solution for people who don't want to spend much time turning video clips into movies, VideoSpin users can create entertaining videos in minutes simply by:
Dragging and dropping their videos, photos and music from their PC's hard drive onto the VideoSpin timeline;
Adding a few transitions and titles, if they wish;
Previewing the changes;
Clicking on the "Make Movie" button.

More than a video editing solution, the VideoSpin application also makes it amazingly easy to upload videos directly to popular Web sites like YouTube or Yahoo! Video.

VideoSpin users and consumers who want more information can access a complete, interactive tutorial on how VideoSpin makes it fast, easy and fun to create movies at The tutorial guides users through every step of the movie-making process and makes using the VideoSpin album, timeline and preview components exceptionally easy to understand.

Designed for Windows XP with SP2, or Vista systems, the complete VideoSpin application is available now for download at no charge from

VideoSpin comes with a 15-day trial of its Advanced Codec Pack to enable users to create and edit MPEG-2, MPEG-4/DivX files and to share videos on devices like the Apple iPod Video. Users can purchase the pack or continue using VideoSpin without these features when the trial is over.

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