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How do I download, install, and activate my Slate Digital plug-in?

If you purchased a digital download copy of a Slate Digital plug-in, follow these instructions to get it installed and activated.

1. When you purchased you plug-in, you should have received an email from us. Find that email and keep it handy.

2. Go to www.slatedigital.com/esd.

3. Select your plug-in.

4. Enter your email (twice) and your first and last name. In the Passcode field, enter the Activation code we sent you in that email.

Steve Slate Registration

5. On the next page, you’ll see some instructions and some links. Basically what they’ll tell you is they’ve sent you an email with an iLok redemption code and a password. When that email comes, make sure you write those codes down and keep them in a safe place. You can also click on the installer for your operating system to begin that download.

Steve Slate Registration 2

6. When you have the password that Slate Digital sent you, go to users.drumclassroom.net.

7. Enter the same email you used before and enter the password that was emailed to you.

Steven Slate Sign In

8. On the next page, we recommend that you change your password to something you will remember for easier access in the future.

Steven Slate Registered Products

9. Next, find the installer that you downloaded and open it. Follow the prompts to complete the installation.

10. Once the installation is done, you’ll need to transfer the license for your plug-in to your iLok. If you haven’t already done so, go to www.ilok.com and create an account. Then, download and install the iLok License Manager.

11. Launch the iLok License Manager and plug your iLok into your computer.

12. Sign in to your account.

iLok License Manager Sign In

13. Click the Redeem an Activation Code button located in the upper right corner.

iLok License Manager Activation Code

14. Enter the iLok Redemption Code that was emailed to you by Slate Digital. Click Next.

iLok License Manager Enter Activation Code

15. Select the location for your license, such as your iLok, then click next.

iLok License Manager Activation Location

16. The process may take a few moments, then  you will see a confirmation dialogue. Click OK.

iLok License Manager Confirm Activation

17. Wait for the progress bar. When it’s done, you will get a notification that the transfer was successful. Do NOT unplug your iLok or quit the License Manager until the progress bar is completely gone.

iLok License Manager Successful Activation

18. That’s it! Launch you DAW and load your plug-in.


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