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Pinnacle Studio 16 Compatibility with Previous Studio Version Content

Pinnacle Studio 16 Compatibility with Previous Studio Version Content
 
This FAQ is in two sections:
 
Section 1:  A compatibility chart which shows what content is supported in Pinnacle Studio 16.
Section 2:  How install the previous version content/plug-ins
 
We recommend that you first find the desired content in the chart below.  If it is supported, then go to section 2 to find out how to get the content working in Pinnacle Studio 16.
 
Section 1 – Compatibility chart for use of previous Studio content in Pinnacle Studio.
 
Content Name Supported?
Pinnacle Studio Content  
HFX Plus, Pro, Mega Supported - Included in Pinnacle Studio
RTFX 1 Supported - Included in Pinnacle Studio
RTFX 2 Supported - Included in Pinnacle Studio
Hollywood FX Volume 1 Supported - Included in Pinnacle Studio
Hollywood FX Volume 2 Supported - Included in Pinnacle Studio
Hollywood FX Volume 3 Supported - Included in Pinnacle Studio
Premium Pack Volume 1 Supported - Included in Pinnacle Studio
Premium Pack Volume 2 Supported - Included in Pinnacle Studio
Creative Pack Volume 1 Supported - Included in Pinnacle Studio Ultimate
Creative Pack Volume 2 Supported
Creative Pack Volume 3 Supported
Winter Pack Supported
Scorefitter Volume 1 Supported - Included in Pinnacle Studio Ultimate
Scorefitter Volume 2 Supported - Included in Pinnacle Studio Ultimate
Scorefitter Volume 3 Supported
Title Extreme (Content only) Supported – Included in Pinnacle Studio
3rd Party Content from Ultimate/Ultimate Collection Content Discs   
Studio 11 - Stagetools: Moving Picture Not supported
Studio 11 - BIAS SoundSoap V1 PE Not supported
Studio 11 - ProDAD VitaScene Upgrade Required
Studio 12 - ProDAD VitaScene Upgrade Required
Studio 12 - Boris Graffiti Currently not supported
Studio 12 - Red Giant Magic Bullet Looks Supported - Included in Pinnacle Studio
Studio 14 - Red Giant Knoll Light Factory  Supported - Included in Pinnacle Studio
Studio 14 - Red Giant ToonIt  Not supported
Studio 14 - Red Giant Trapcode 3D Stroke  Not supported
Studio 14 - Red Giant Trapcode Particular  Supported - Included in Pinnacle Studio
Studio 14 - Red Giant Shine  Supported - Included in Pinnacle Studio
3rd Party Content from eStore  
BIAS SoundSoap V2 PE Not Supported
Red Giant Magic Bullet Looks Indie Pack Supported**
RedGiant Particular Studio Preset Pack Supported**
RedGiant Shine Studio Preset Pack Supported**
RedGiant ToonIt Studio Preset Pack Not Supported
RedGiant Knoll Studio Preset Pack Supported**
Red Giant Trapcode Starglow Supported**
Red Giant Warp Supported**
ProDad Vitascene Supported**
ProDad Adorage Supported**
ProDad Adorage FX Pack 10 Supported**
ProDad Adorage FX Pack 11 Supported**
NewBlue Video Essentials I Supported**
NewBlue Video Essentials II Supported**
NewBlue Video Essentials III Supported**
proDAD Mercalli Not Supported
proDAD Mercalli V2 Supported
3rd Party Bonus DVD Plugins   
Bravo Studio 1, 2 & 3 Not supported
BWPlugins 1, 2 & 3 Not supported
Dziedzic Effects Pack 1 & 2 Not supported
eZedia Effects Not supported
NewBlue Art Effects 1 Not supported
NewBlue Effects Not supported
NewBlue Time Effects 1 Not supported
PE CameraPOV Not supported
proDAD Adorage Upgrade Required
proDAD Heroglyph 1 *** Not supported ***
proDAD Heroglyph 2 *** Not supported ***
proDAD Vitascene 1.0 Upgrade Required
proDAD Mercalli/Shaker Upgrade Required
StageTools Moving Picture Full Not supported
StageTools Moving Picture LE Not supported
Vance Effects Not supported
Algorithmix Not supported
NewBlue Audio Enhancements 1 Not supported
NewBlue Audio Essentials 1 Not supported
NewBlue Audio Essentials 2 Not supported
NewBlue Audio Essentials 3 Not supported
NewBlue Audio Essentials 4 Not supported
 
 
** Free for previous content owners.  Your account has already been updated with the current version!
 
  1. Uninstall the previous version from Add/Remove Programs in Windows Control Panel.
  2. Log into https://www.corel.com/corel/account/pinnacleAccountLogin.jsp
  3. Sign in to the Pinnacle account using the same login credentials as your Avid account
  4. Locate the order which contains the desired content and click the order number.
  5. Click the download link to begin the download. Note that your serial number is displayed within the order.
*** For Heroglyph plug-ins purchase from ProDad directly, please check with ProDad at prodad.com. 

Section 2 - How to Install Previous Version Content/Plug-ins

 
Since there is no Content Transfer Wizard, you may be wondering how older content will be installed in Pinnacle Studio.  The following should describe all content scenarios.
 
  1. Pinnacle Studio Content
  2. Bonus DVD Content/Plug-ins
  3. Ultimate Disc Content Plug-ins
  4. 3rd Party eStore Content Plug-ins
 
Scenario #1: Pinnacle Studio Content
 
All Pinnacle Studio Content (i.e. Content created by Avid) is supported and does not need a Content Transfer Wizard to use under any circumstance.  There are 3 categories of methods to get this content installed:
 
Category 1:  Included Content
 
This content is included for free.  This includes:
  • RTFX Volumes 1 & 2
  • Hollywood FX Volume 1, 2, & 3
  • Premium Pack Volumes 1 & 2
  • Title Extreme
  • Creative Pack Volume 1 (Pinnacle Studio Ultimate Only)
Note 1: RTFX Volume 1 & 2 install automatically with Studio
Note 2: Hollywood FX Volumes, Premium Pack Volumes, and Title Extreme install by selecting the “Standard Installation” option from the installer, or by selecting Customized Installation and manually selecting this content.
Note 3: Creative Pack Volume 1 is installed separately via download or disc that comes with Pinnacle Studio Ultimate
 
Category 2:  Normal Installation
 
This content can just be installed normally either from the disc or the download.  There is no Content Transfer Wizard required, the content will install normally and become available in Pinnacle Studio.  This content includes:
 
  • Creative Pack Volumes 1, 2, & 3
  • Winter Pack
  • Scorefitter Volumes 1, 2, & 3
  • Title Extreme (Content Only)
 
Category 3: Email & Download
 
There is only Pinnacle/Avid created content item that falls into this category.
 
  • Title Extreme – ProDAD Heroglyph Plug-in
 
For a working version of ProDad Heroglyph please contact proDAD at:  http://www.prodad.com/home/contact,l-us.xhtml  
 
 
Scenario #2: Bonus DVD Content/Plug-ins
 
Previous version Bonus DVDs are not to be used by any customers under any conditions. 
 
Most of the 3rd party plugins on these discs are not supported.  There are however 2 plugins that will work in Avid Studio:
 
  1. proDAD Adorage (Upgrade Required)
  2. proDAD VitaScene (Upgrade Required)
 
The 3rd party plugins that are supported will be installed via a download that customers will receive for free after being send an email with download and installation instructions (This will require the creation of a customer account at account.avid.com). 
 
The other content on the Bonus Discs is already included for free with Avid Studio, so it would not be necessary to use the Bonus Disc to get this content.  This other content includes:
 
  • HFX Volumes 1, 2, & 3
  • RTFX Volume 1 & 2
  • Premium Pack Volumes 1 & 2
 
 
Scenario #3: Ultimate Disc Content Plug-ins
 
Plug-ins that are part of a Studio Ultimate or Ultimate Collection package are only officially supported for the current and the following version of Studio.  Some of these plug-ins will work and some of them will not.  These plug-ins are either:
 
  1. Included in Pinnacle Studio by default (Red Giant Plugins)
  2. Not supported (StageTools Moving Picture, BIAS SoundSoap)
  3. Requires a paid upgrade to an official license with full support  (proDAD Vitascene
 
Note: To install the bundled Red Giant Plugins, select the “Avid Studio Plugins” option from the Install Welcome Screen.
 
Scenario #4: 3rd Party eStore Content Plug-ins
 
These Plug-ins include:
 
  • Red Giant Preset Packs
  • Red Giant Plugins: Starglow & Warp
  • ProDAD VitaScene
  • ProDAD Adorage
  • ProDAD Adorage FX Packs 10 & 11
  • ProDAD Mercalli
  • NewBlue Video Essentials I, II, & III
 
Customers can access the plug-ins by logging into their already existing Avid Store account at https://www.corel.com/corel/account/pinnacleAccountLogin.jsp .  Your account has already been updated with the current version!
 
  1. Uninstall the previous version from Add/Remove Programs in Windows Control Panel.
  2. Log into https://www.corel.com/corel/account/pinnacleAccountLogin.jsp
  3. Sign in to the Pinnacle account using the same login credentials as your Avid account
  4. Locate the order which contains the desired content and click the order number.
  5. Click the download link to begin the download. Note that your serial number is displayed within the order.