A cloud session can either be in automatic mode where any available cloud-capable licenses will simply move into, or managed mode where it can be used for manual activation of licenses. We would recommend running cloud in automatic mode so your licenses are always available in cloud if they can be.
Activation: In order to run Melodyne on a particular computer, the computer must first be activated for Melodyne. In the course of this process, Melodyne checks the validity of your license data with our server, so an Internet connection is required. You will be prompted to activate Melodyne the first time you launch the program; this only takes a few clicks. Please note: Unlike the deactivation process (see below), you can only activate a computer from the computer itself, not from your user account.
Licence, number of activations and workstations: The standard Melodyne license allows you to use Melodyne on one workstation only at a time. However, the license does allow you two activations, the second being an emergency one you can use to activate a substitute computer quickly and easily if, for example, your primary computer breaks down in the middle of a production.
If you wish to use Melodyne simultaneously on two or more workstations, you can purchase further activations, converting your standard license into a team license. If you perform an update or upgrade of your team license for which a charge is made, up to four workstations are included for the same price as a single workstation update or upgrade. For five workstations or more, special purchase discounts and update/upgrade conditions apply. You can find out more about these in our web shop.
In addition to the latest installation program for your Melodyne and your newsletter preferences, you will find in your user account various options for managing your license. There is the option, for example, of deactivating an activated computer or of transferring an activation to iLok (except with Melodyne essential or in the case described above of the emergency activation).
Pace offers a variety of license-protection solutions. For technical reasons, we only support one of these i.e. activation by means of an iLok USB dongle, which is available from dealers for around 50 US dollars. The two other varieties (computer-based iLok activation and activation via the iLok Cloud) are not supported by Melodyne.
If you wish to use iLok, you can transfer your Melodyne activation to your iLok account. Your second Melodyne activation is reserved for our own computer-based activation, as an emergency solution, so to speak, if your iLok is not to hand when needed. Additional activations that you may have purchased for your Melodyne license can also be transferred to iLok. Please note that a Melodyne activation that has been transferred to an iLok account cannot be retrieved. So before transferring an activation, you should make sure you really can, and do wish to, use an iLok USB copy-protection dongle to activate Melodyne.
Naturally it is possible to sell your Melodyne, but to do so you need to contact our support. Since the person you sell it to will require their own user account with their own access data, we will have to remove your serial number from your user account and also cancel any activations you may have transferred to iLok. Only then can the license be transferred to the purchaser.
The iLok License Manager application is used to manage your iLok-enabled software licenses and your activation locations (iLoks and computers). With iLok License Manager, managing your licenses is as simple as "dragging and dropping". 2b1af7f3a8