Pro Tools - Install/Licensing

Issue/Question

  • How do I install Pro Tools?
  • How do I use the iLoks to activate Pro Tools?

Environment

  • Oregon State University
  • Student
  • Mac
  • Windows

Resolution

If connecting from off campus, make sure to connect to the Campus VPN in order to access the software server.

Mac

  1. Open Finder and select "Go -> Connect to Server".
  2. Enter "smb://software.oregonstate.edu/software" and click "Connect".
    1. If prompted for a login, enter "ONID\[Your ONID Username]" for the usernname and your ONID password for the password.
  3. Find the Pro Tools folder.
  4. Find the Mac folder and copy the Pro Tools DMG file to your computer.
  5. Double click on the DMG to run the installer.
  6. Double click on "Install Pro Tools".
  7. Follow the steps to finish the installation.
  8. Once installed, make sure the iLok is plugged into one of the USB ports on the computer.
  9. Run Pro Tools.
  10. Install any additional addons found in the \\software folder as needed.

Windows

  1. Open Windows file explorer and enter \\software.oregonstate.edu\software into the address bar.
    1. If prompted for a username and password, enter "ONID\[Your ONID Username]" for the username and your ONID password for the password.
  2. Find the Pro Tools folder.
  3. Find the Windows folder and copy the Pro Tools Windows folder to your computer.
  4. Double click on setup.exe.
  5. Follow the steps to finish the installation.
  6. Once installed, make sure the iLok is plugged into one of the USB ports on the computer.
  7. Run Pro Tools.
  8. Install any additional addons found in the \\software folder as needed.

For assistance, contact the Service Desk.

Details

Article ID: 116017
Created
Thu 9/10/20 5:13 PM
Modified
Mon 9/21/20 10:01 AM