To use your FKV file you will first need to have the trial version of FilmConvert installed and running. All downloads on our downloads page
will install initially as a trial
version with a watermark applied. Your FKV file is your license key and can be used to remove the watermark from Film Convert.
The FKV file must be loaded from within
FilmConvert and cannot be opened directly from the MacOSX Finder or Windows Explorer.
Instructions on how to load your FKV file differ slightly depending on which version you are using. For instructions, please follow the links below appropriate to the version of Film Convert you are currently using:
The purchase of a Film Convert license allows you to activate the software on up to three computers that are owned and/or operated by the purchaser.
You can move your license
to a new computer provided old licenses have been deactivated first.
Film Convert activations are locked to specific "hardware signatures". If you attempt to activate on more than three distinct computers you will receive an error message saying "Max Activations Reached". You will then need to deactivate a previously activated computer before activation can proceed.
If you change any of the hardware on a computer, it is a good idea to deactivate FilmConvert first. You can then re-activate it once the hardware changes are complete.
If you have any problems activating your software then please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We allow License keys to be moved to other machines. This service is intended to allow people to upgrade their machines and move Film Convert licenses across to them.
Note: We do not offer a real-time floating license system and we do not guarantee that if you deactivate a machine that your license will be immediately available for use.
To move a license you must deactivate the old machine first.
The stand-alone application can be deactivated by selecting "Clear Registration Details" on the menu bar.
The plugins can be deactivated by clicking the Deregister button at the bottom of the plugin settings when FIlmConvert is applied to a clip.
While deactivation will normally be automatic, there are times when this will not happen automatically. If your license does not free up within 30 minutes then please email customer support
so we can process this manually for you. This process can take up to 48 hours to complete.
Finally, for Mac OSX users who have migrated a machine using the Mac OSX Migration Assistant, please deregister your NEW machine as well. This won't affect your license but will clear out any files that were copied by the migration assistant that will interfere with the activation process.
Due to the increasing number of products we have available, maintaining separate "standard" editions is no longer feasible.
However, if you currently own a standard edition license for FilmConvert stand-alone or FCPX plugin then your license key will continue to work with those products.
To upgrade your software simply download the trial version of the Pro FCPX or Stand Alone products and activate it with your standard edition registration key. The "standard edition" product restrictions will then be applied.
We do allow upgrades to either FilmConvert Pro and also to the FilmConvert Pro Bundle. If you wish to upgrade to FilmConvert Pro then email us at email@example.com and will be happy to assist.
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To deactivate a license on a particular machine, click the Deregister button in the plugin settings when FilmConvert is applied to a clip.
You can run this on any activated hardware, even if the plugin has already been uninstalled.
Please allow 10 minutes for the license to release.
The StandAlone application can be deactivated directly from the menu bar.
Simply select "Clear Registration Details" from the file menu and then shut down the application.
If you have any problems with this process, please contact FilmConvert Support