FineCut9 serial authentication procedure

Software

To use the FineCut9 product version, a FineCut9 serial key is required.
This document is for users who have a FineCut that is subject to free upgrade.

1. Issue the FineCut9 serial key
2. Authenticate the FineCut9 serial key


The procedures are discribed as follows.
※ These procedures are also in “FineCut9 Reference Guide”, Page 1-11 to 1-13.






1. Issue the FineCut9 serial key



1.1. Preparation
 Prepare the following for FineCut9 serial key issuance.
 (1) FineCut installation CD-ROM that is subject to free upgrade
    FineCut CD-ROM: All versions
 (2) PC that can read a CD-ROM
   Confirm that the operating system is as follows.  



※PCs with macOS 10.12 or later cannot read CD-ROMs for FineCutVer8.6 or earlier.
Refer to here to avoid the problem above.


 (3) FineCut9 Serial Key Issuance Tool
  [How to obtain]
  It is included in the FineCut9 installer downloaded from Mimaki's official Web site.
  Download the FineCut9 installer. For the operating system, see "(2) PC that can read CD-ROMs".

  [How to expand the download file]
  ● For Windows
   ① Download the installer from the FineCut9 download page.(Illustrator / CorelDRAW)
   ② Double-click the downloaded file.
     The file expands on the desktop and the installer menu is displayed.
  ● For Macintosh
   ① Download the installer from the FineCut9 download page.
   ② Double-click the downloaded disk image to mount.
     The content of the mounted disk image is displayed.

1.2. How to issue Serial key
 Internet connection is not required when serial key is issued.
 Issue the FineCut9 serial key with the Serial Key Issuance Tool.



 (1) Start Serial Key Issuance Tool
  ● For Windows
   On the FineCut9 installer menu, click the [FineCut9 Serial Key Issuance Tool (for Windows)]   button.

  
  ● For Macintosh  
   Start by double-clicking on the FineCut9 Serial Key Issuance Tool.



 (2) Serial key issuance
  ① Click the Next button on the Wizard Start window of [FineCut9 Serial key issue wizard].
  ② Place the FineCut installation CD-ROM that is subject to free upgrade
    into the PC and then click the Next button.
  ③ The FineCut9 serial key is issued.

  Serial keys are required at a later date for reinstallation, version upgrade, etc.
Please take a note.

  If you lose it, you can reissue the serial key using the same procedure.




2. How to authenticate the FineCut9 serial key

 Internet connection is not required when serial key is authenticated.
 Authenticate using the issued serial key.

 ① Install FineCut9 on the PC.
 ② Execute one of the FineCut functions after installation.
   The [Enter serial key] window is displayed.
 ③ Select [Enter serial key].
 ④ Enter the serial key issued to [Serial key] and then click [OK].
  ※ Select [Trial] and click [OK] when trying it.
    You can use it for up to 60 days.



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