Pinnacle Studio 16 Content Download Problems

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 In some rare cases you may encounter problems downloading Pinnacle Studio content. It may freeze at 0% downloaded and never progress. If this occurs, the following steps may help resolve the problem. Before attempting each of these steps, please make sure you have cleared the Download Data Cache. Here is how to do this:

How to Clear Download Data Cache

If you have trouble downloading ALL of the content components: Browse to C:\Users\\AppData\Local\Pinnacle\InstallManager_16\. Delete the InstallManager_16 folder.

If you have trouble with downloading a particular component, please refer the following table and delete the corresponding file/folder in your system, before proceeding with the troubleshooting solutions.

Component NameFolder/file to be deleted
Standard Content PackFolder C:\Users\AppData\Local\Pinnacle\InstallManager_16\StandardContent
Red Giant FilmMaker’s ToolkitFolder C:\Users\AppData\Local\Pinnacle\InstallManager_16\Plugins\Filmmakers
Red Giant Motion Graphics ToolkitFolder C:\Users\AppData\Local\Pinnacle\InstallManager_16\Plugins\MotionGraphics
Hollywood Fx Vol. 1-3File C:\Users\AppData\Local\Pinnacle\InstallManager_16\BonusContent\HFXVolumes.exe
Premium Pack Vol. 1-2File C:\Users\AppData\Local\Pinnacle\InstallManager_16\BonusContent\PremiumPacks.exe
Scorefitter Vol. 1-2File C:\Users\AppData\Local\Pinnacle\InstallManager_16\BonusContent\ScorefitterVolumes.exe
Creative Pack Volume 1File C:\Users\AppData\Local\Pinnacle\InstallManager_16\BonusContent\CreativePackVolume1.exe
Title ExtremeFile C:\Users\AppData\Local\Pinnacle\InstallManager_16\BonusContent\TitleExtreme.exe

Step 1: Wait and try again later.

Ensure that you have first cleared the Download Data Cache (See instructions above).

Please make sure that you are connected to internet and try again later. This issue has been intermittent in some cases and downloaded properly after not downloading in an earlier attempt.

Step 2: Check Installed Internet Security or Antivirus software

Ensure that you have first cleared the Download Data Cache (See instructions above).

Certain option in your Internet Security / Antivirus software may potentially cause problems downloading.

In one specific case with “G Data Internet Security 2013”, one user was able to download after disabling the "Web protection" option in this software. If you are using G Data Internet Security 2013, try disabling this option. If you are using other Internet Security software, look for similar option.

Note: You can re-enable any settings you disabled once Studio 16 is fully installed.

Step 3: Pando Media Booster Troubleshooting

Ensure that you have first cleared the Download Data Cache (See instructions above).

There are some troubleshooting steps recommended by Pando Networks that may be helpful in this case. Go to: and browse down to the section called: "Your system is currently not allowing access to our servers" or "Pando Media Booster cannot connect to the network." Try the troubleshooting steps recommended here.


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