Thanks for purchasing Final Draft 9! We've put together this easy to follow installation guide. Please read and follow the instructions completely. In just a few minutes, you'll be starting your screenplay.
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Download the Final Draft 9 installer file from the link below. It will typically be saved in your Downloads folder which you can find by clicking the Finder icon in your dock.
If you see the Final Draft 9 Installer.app file, double-click it to begin your installation. If you only see the .zip file, double-click it and the Final Draft 9 Installer.app file will be displayed. Double-click this icon to begin the installation.
Double-click the Final Draft 9 Installer.app file from Step One. This launches the Final Draft Installer. Add an additional language if you wish. Then press the Install button.
After you install Final Draft, it will be located in your Applications folder or Launchpad in your dock.
Locate Final Draft 9 in your Applications folder or Launchpad. Double-click and open Final Draft 9.
You must enter your Customer Number to activate Final Draft. The Customer Number must be entered correctly. If you copy and paste the number, be careful there are no additional or missing characters. If you receive an error message, re-enter the number from the email or carefully type in the Customer Number. (Note: If you type in the Customer Number, remember that there are no zeroes or ones, they are I's (as in India) and O's (as in Oscar.) After you enter your Customer Number, the Activate button appears. Click it and Final Draft will be active and ready to use.
Please be sure to register your software with us. You may do so from within the program or from the link below. You do not need to install Final Draft 9 before registering.
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