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Windows 8 and Pinnacle Studio Products

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    The following product(s) are compatible with Windows 8.1

    • Pinnacle Studio 17


    Please Note:

    If you are running Windows 8.1, with previous versions of Pinnacle Studio, except for version 17, you may encounter issues.


    Pinnacle Studio 16 on Windows 8.1 -Please follow the steps here .




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    New Dazzle DVD Recorder HD -

    If you're using the new Dazzle product, with software "Pinnacle Studio for Dazzle," you will need to apply a patch to use it in Windows 8.1.
    Please follow these steps:

    1. Restart your PC.

    2. After restart, apply this patch.


    Pinnacle Studio 14 and Studio 15

    If you're a Studio 14 or Studio 15 user who has recently upgraded to Windows 8.1, please uninstall and re-install the application, this should restore functionality in Windows 8.1

    Avid Studio

    Avid Studio was designed for Windows 7 and Windows Vista and released before Windows 8 was introduced. Unfortunately, it is no longer a supported product.

    Pinnacle Studio 16 (with a patch) and Pinnacle Studio 17 will both run on this new operating system. We hope this information is helpful.


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