Install Final Draft 10 | Windows

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Thanks for choosing Final Draft 10! Please read and follow the instructions carefully. In just a few minutes, you’ll be starting your script. You will need your Customer Number handy. If you do not have it, you can retrieve it here

Note: You must have an active Internet connection and Windows 7 or later to install and activate Final Draft. The screenshots below are from Windows 10. If you have Windows 8 or earlier, your screens may differ.

STEP ONE | Download the Final Draft Installer

Exit all other Windows programs before you begin. Download the Final Draft 10 installer file from the link below. It will typically be saved in your Downloads folder.

STEP TWO | Install Final Draft

1. Double-click the finaldraft1000Win file to unzip it. It will yield another file named Final Draft; double-click this file to begin the installation.

2. The Final Draft Installation Wizard will appear; click Next.

3. Read and accept the End User License Agreements, then click Next.

4. Choose a spell-checker and click next.

STEP THREE | Finish the Final Draft Installation

Click Finish to complete and exit the installation.

STEP FOUR | Open and Activate Final Draft 10

Click the Windows Start button in the lower left corner of your screen and locate the Final Draft 10 menu item. Click it to open the program.

Enter your Customer Number and click Activate. If you can’t find your Customer Number, please retrieve your Customer Number here.

NOTE: 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.)