Getting Started

  • Create an iLok Account if you do not have one. (free)
  • Download and install iLok License Manager if you do not have it. (free)
  • Go to your desired product and click add to cart and complete the checkout process.
  • After the checkout process is complete, you will be prompted to enter your iLok username and all licenses associated with your order will be deposited into your iLok account. Your order confirmation email will also include a link to enter your iLok ID. A valid iLok username is required.
  • Visit the downloads page to download your plugin(s).

Install & Activate

  • Unzip, open and run the plugin installer to install your software.
  • Open iLok License Manager and log in with your iLok account.
  • Click the Available button in the top right of the window to find your newly deposited license.
  • Right click on the license, select Activate, then choose either iLok USB dongle (2nd or 3rd Gen) or iLok Cloud (internet-based) as the location to activate the license.
  • You can now use your software in DAW or standalone applications.


If you do not see your plugin in your DAW, please ensure you have restarted your DAW and/or rescanned for plugins.

Note that an iLok USB dongle is not required, and you can activate licenses on either a dongle or on the iLok Cloud. Machine activations are not available for our products at this time.

If you have any issues downloading or installing your product, please check our FAQs, or reach out through our support form if you cannot find a solution.