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To unlock FL Studio on a computer WITH Internet access (without internet is below this section)

This method can be used to unlock FL Studio from trial for the first time or after purchasing new plugins or after updating/upgrading FL Studio.
The procedure is the same on all supported operating systems.
 
  1. Make sure you can sign in to your Image-Line Account - Click here to test it. You will need to access your account from the ‘About’ panel in FL Studio to unlock it.
  2. If you haven't already, install the latest version of FL Studio - get it here.
  3. Unlock/update FL Studio - Open FL Studio and from the top-left menus select 'HELP' (or '?' in FL Studio 12) then 'About...', at the bottom of the list. On the ‘About’ pop-up enter your account email and password then click ‘ Unlock with account ’.
    After a short wait, be patient, you will see another pop-up ‘ The registration succeeded ’.
  4. Restart FL Studio - FL Studio must be restarted to complete the process.



 
To check if the process was successful, navigate back to the about tab.

NOTE: To unlock a computer without internet access, you use 'Unlock with file', see the instructions below.
 
Video tutorial covering the About Panel account-unlock method
 

 


To unlock FL Studio on a computer WITHOUT Internet access

This method unlocks FL Studio using a 'FLRegkey.Reg' file. Download the file from your  Image-Line Account , on a computer WITH Internet access and use it on the computer WITHOUT internet access:
 
 
  1. Download the 'FLRegkey.Reg' file from your Image-Line Account on a computer or device with Internet access.
  2. Copy the 'FLRegkey.Reg' file to your non-internet computer.
  3. Unlock/update FL Studio - Open FL Studio and from the top-left menus select 'HELP' (or '?' in FL Studio 12) then 'About...', at the bottom of the list. On the ‘About’ pop-up enter your account email and password then click ‘ Unlock with file ’. 
  4. Browse to the saved 'FLRegkey.Reg' file, select it and accept. After a short wait, be patient, you will see another pop-up ‘ The registration succeeded ’
  5. Restart FL Studio - FL Studio must be restarted to complete the process.
 

Not what you are trying to do?

Unlock Windows VST Plugins & Content - see 'How do I unlock my software with the registration file?'

Unlock Mac OS X VST Plugins & Content - see 'How do I unlock Mac OS X VST plugins?'

Activate Boxed software - see 'How to register your Boxed software'

How do I get an account?See here for details on how to set up an Image-Line Account.

(only do this when your box serial number is not active on your 'my account' yet)

 

Image-Line Support Team