Do I need iLok for Pro Tools 12?

* An iLok is not required to use with Pro Tools | First, Pro Tools, Pro Tools | Ultimate, Avid VENUE, and all “retail” Avid and third-party audio plugins. iLoks are needed to authorize these versions of Pro Tools software without an internet connection.

How do I enable iLok on my Mac?

Sign in using your iLok account credentials. Once signed in click the Available tab and locate the license you wish to activate. There are two ways to activate a license: Right-click the license then select activate from which during the process you will need to select the activation location which is your iLok key.

How do I open Pro Tools on a Mac?

Mac: Double-click the Pro Tools . dmg file. In the window that appears, double-click the Install Pro Tools . pkg file and follow the on-screen instructions.

Do I need to buy an iLok?

You do not need to purchase a new iLok to continue working. Note that some software requires a 2nd Generation iLok or better.

Can you activate Pro Tools without iLok?

Pro Tools requires an iLok dongle. You can use the Cloud based version of iLok though. Just download and log in. But this will only work on your authorized computer and requires an internet connection at all times.

How do I connect my iLok to my Macbook Pro?

How to Get Your iLok to Show Up

  1. Launch iLok License Manager.
  2. Unplug the iLok USB dongle. Plug it back it in.
  3. Check the iLok License Manager to see if your iLok is detected – give it a moment!
  4. If your iLok shows up, great! Right-click it and select Synchronize.

Does Pro Tools work on Mac?

Pro Tools adds support for M1 Macs With the June 2021 release, you can now run Pro Tools | First, Pro Tools, and Pro Tools | Ultimate as well as Pro Tools | Carbon systems on the latest Macs that use Apple’s new M1 silicon processors.

Why can’t I open Pro Tools on my Mac?

An older, incompatible, or corrupted setting in this folder can prevent Pro Tools from opening. Go to Mac HD>Users>Your User (home icon)>Documents and locate the Pro Tools folder. A new Pro Tools folder will be created. If the application opens, then one of the files in the previous Pro Tools folder may be the cause.

How do I activate Pro Tools on my new computer?

Pro Tools | First can be installed on up to three computers at a time. To install Pro Tools First on additional computers, download and run the installer from your Avid account on the new system. Once the installation is complete, open the iLok License Manager program and sign in to your iLok account.