How do I activate my Pro Tools license without iLok? [Solved] (2022)

How do I activate Pro Tools without iLok?

Using the iLok Cloud licenses without a physical license key is called a “Cloud Session.” When you start up Pro Tools without an iLok dongle inserted, you will be presented with a screen with the options to “Quit” or “Activate”. Select “Activate”, and follow the log in instructions on the screen that follows.... read more ›

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Can Pro Tools work without iLok?

* 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.... continue reading ›

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How do I activate my Pro Tools license?

Visit to enter the Activation Code provided on the back of the Avid Activation Card that came with your software purchase (you will first need to log in to your Avid Master Account).... continue reading ›

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How do I activate an iLok license key?

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.... view details ›

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What can I use if I don't have an iLok USB?

If you don't have an eligible iLok, you can use the Machine Authorization. If you prefer the iLok USB device authorization, an iLok device can be purchased directly at or – if you want to purchase from outside the USA – here. Additionally, you can get an iLok device from any music or audio software retailer.... read more ›

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Do I need a physical iLok?

A: In order to use a license with iLok Cloud it needs to be in the iLok Account and not on a physical iLok or computer (i.e. machine-based licensing). Any licenses on physical iLoks or computers will continue to work normally regardless of any iLok Cloud Sessions that may be occurring simultaneously.... read more ›

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Why do I need an iLok account?

Why do I need an iLok account? An ilok account is needed to register your serial number to the security database. Please create an iLok account for free at or within iLok License Manager software. You can deposit your licenses from your iLok account rather to your computer or iLok USB dongle (optional).... see more ›

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Where do I find my iLok ID?

On the upper portion of iLok License Manager, click View > Columns > Publisher License ID or Right-click on any blank gray space between tabs.... continue reading ›

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How do I use Pro Tools offline?

How Can You Use Pro Tools Offline?
  1. Stay logged in. You can work offline once you've logged in to your account for the first time and continue working on the project you start. ...
  2. Use iLok to load your license. As long as you deposit a Pro Tools license, you don't need internet access to load it.
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What's the activation code?

What Does Activation Key Mean? An activation key is a code that is used to register or activate a software application. It is typically composed of letters and numbers, often with hyphens in between activation key segments.... read more ›

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How do I get Pro Tools Ultimate for free?

  1. Go to and click the Pro Tools from the left panel of the website.
  2. From the Pro Tools page, click Pro Tools | Ultimate.
  3. From the upper right corner of the same page click Free trial, to go to the trial page.
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Where is the license for Pro Tools stored?

The iLok account is where your Pro Tools licenses (and other software licenses that use iLok security) are stored.... read more ›

How do I activate my Pro Tools license without iLok? [Solved] (2022)

What happens if I lost my iLok?

If your iLok has been lost, stolen or broken, the first thing to do is submit an RMA at You'll be taken through an explanation of the available options and the steps you'll need to take. If you don't have Theft and Loss Coverage (TLC), we'll need to replace your licences manually.... see more ›

How do I remove iLok activation?

Log into your iLok account. If you did not create an account when first installing/authorizing the software, you will need to create a free account now. In the left column, select the computer or iLok on which the software license exists. Right-click on the associated license and choose Deactivate.... see more ›

Do you have to pay for iLok?

The Dongle-Free Solution

This means that as long as your computer can connect to the iLok server for authentication, the license can keep you up and running without any additional hardware connected to your computer. This solution is completely FREE.... read more ›

How do I get a free Pro Tools license?

  1. Go to and click the Pro Tools from the left panel of the website.
  2. From the Pro Tools page, click Pro Tools | Ultimate.
  3. From the upper right corner of the same page click Free trial, to go to the trial page.
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