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.
|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|
|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 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|
|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!
*** For Heroglyph plug-ins purchase from ProDad directly, please check with ProDad at prodad.com.
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.
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:
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:
Category 3: Email & Download
There is only Pinnacle/Avid created content item that falls into this category.
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:
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:
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:
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:
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!