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Go to avid.com and create an account if you don't already have an AVID login credentialshttps://www.avid.com/#Audio
click on Sign In

click on Create an AVID Master Account

put in all the info and

choose Create an account

Choose to Register Software With Code

Put in the serial number you got in

the email from your faculty or TA

If you have not put your billing information

into your AVID.com account you will get this

error

Fill in all information needed here

And click on Confirm

Then click on Register product again

It'll take a bit to load into the AVID website

The code will activate a license that is good for one year

Go to your "My Products" tab and the product will show as "Active"



Next click on the VIEW Software Download Links and Product Details


ONLY NEED TO DO THIS IF YOU HAVE NOT ALREADY INSTALLED AVID

IF YOU ALREADY INSTALLED AVID SKIP THIS STEP and the Install step.

Click on the download link for your Media Composer Installer.

Then when downloaded run the installer.

Everyone Needs to do this

Then open AVID LInk

after the installer finishes or if you already have it installed and you are running

the 30 day trial

Go ahead and sign out if you are signed in

Then Sign in to your AVID Master Account

Click on Products



If you had the trial activated the license will say trial when you log in


Wait for about 2 or so minutes and the account will sync and your activation code will

load and activate the full version of AVID

When you open AVID you need to choose

Electronic Activation

I Want to activate my software using AVID Link

When AVID opens your license should say


Activated on the splash screen