Knoll Light Factory is locked after installing Studio Ultimate 16

Knoll Light Factory is locked after installing Studio Ultimate 16

After installing Studio Ultimate 16 you may find that the Red Giant Motion Graphics Toolkit plugin: “Knoll Light Factory” is locked. To resolve this problem, follow these steps:

  1. Download the file Click here to download the file.
  2. Unzip and extract the file S16-KnollFix.pxm.
  3. Double-click on S16-KnollFix.pxm. There will not be any sort of notification that anything has occurred, this is normal.
  4. Open Studio 16 and verify that Knoll Light Factory is now unlocked.

You may notice that some of the Knoll Light Factory presets still have a lock icon on them. This is a thumbnail issue only and these presets should still work. To resolve this thumbnail issue follow these steps:

  1. Browse to this location:
    • Pinnacle Studio C:\Users\(your account user name here)\AppData\Local\Avid\Studio\2.0\EffectDB
    • Pinnacle Studio or higher Users - C:\Users\(your account user name here)\AppData\Local\Pinnacle\Studio\16.0\EffectDB
  2. Locate the file: EffectRepository.xmp
  3. Rename the file to something like: EffectRepository_old.xmp
  4. Launch Studio 16 and verify that the lock icon on the presets are gone


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