Installation Guide - Overloud Plugins

INSTALLATION

Overloud installers can set up all formats available (e.g. AudioUnit, RTAS, VST, Standalone) for the platform they have been ran on (Mac, PC). You may find separate 32 and 64 bit versions: in that case just select the one which is appropriate for your system.


INSTALL FROM REMOVABLE MEDIA (CD/DVD)

1. Search the CD content and locate the Installer application;

2. Run the Installer;

3. Follow the instructions provided.


INSTALL FROM THE WEB SITE

1. Go to www.overloud.com and navigate the web site to the download page;

2. Locate and download the Installer application;

3. Run the Installer;

4. Follow the instructions provided.



AUTHORIZATION 

USER ACCOUNT

Overloud licensing system works with user accounts. Here is how you create one:

1. Go to www.overloud.com;

2. Click Client Login on the upper right side of the window;

3. On the Login dialog frame click create one;

4. Fill in the online Register form paying attention to correctly enter your E-mail Address;

5. Click Continue to submit your information;

6. A confirmation request E-mail will be sent to the provided address;

7. Open the E-mail and click the link to confirm.

Once you have set up your user account, you will be enabled to authorize. The authorization procedure changes significantly if the computer is or is not connected to the Internet. By far the easiest way is to get the authorization with a computer which has an active Internet connection.


AUTHORIZE ON A COMPUTER CONNECTED TO THE INTERNET
1. Either run the Standalone application or load the plugin inside the host application;

2. On the product Authorization window click Internet Authorization;

3. Enter your Overloud user account information, the product serial number and a descriptive name of the computer that you are authorizing; then click Authorize and you’re done.


AUTHORIZE ON A COMPUTER WITH NO INTERNET CONNECTION
(however you need a separate computer with active Internet connection)

Let’s name Studio Workstation the computer to authorize and Internet Computer a separate computer where you can access the Internet. Following steps imply the use of a USB flash key to exchange files between both computers, you may be using an alternate media.


ON THE STUDIO WORKSTATION
1. Either run the Standalone application or load the plugin inside the host application;

2. Then on the product Authorization window click Manual Authorization;

3. Click Save License Request and point the USB flash key to save the request file there;

4. Move, with the USB key, to the Internet Computer;


ON THE INTERNET COMPUTER
5. Go to www.overloud.com, click Client Login and access your user account;

ADD A NEW SERIAL NUMBER (SKIP IF THE SERIAL NUMBER HAS BEEN ALREADY REGISTERED)
a. Click the [+] symbol next to the name of the product to authorize;
b. Enter the serial number;

6. Click New Activation with License File;

7. Click Choose File and select the Request File on the USB flash key;

8. Enter a textual description of the computer that is being authorized (e.g. “Studio Workstation”) and clickSubmit;

9. If everything was fine, you will see a message of Successful Authorization with a link reading“license file” with which you can download and save the License File to your USB ash key;

10. Move back, with the USB key, to the Studio Workstation;


ON THE STUDIO WORKSTATION
11. If you quitted the Overloud product, run it again, choose Manual Authorization and click Next until you come to the Read License File page;

12. Click Read License File and select the license file on your USB flash key.