Onboarding with Source-Nexus
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Here's your quick start guide to getting started with Source-Nexus, the most powerful collaboration tool for creative and talents all around the world. For macOS and Windows.
- To access our YouTube playlist, click this link.
- If you are ready to start using Source-Connect, purchase Source-Nexus.
Sign up for an iLok account //ilok.com/#!registration (no iLok USB dongle is required); if you already have an iLok account, continue to STEP 2.
If you already have a Source Elements account, continue to STEP 3.
Click NEXT>> to sign in with your Source Elements account.
Sign in with your Source Elements account.
Edit your account information to make sure it's accurate https://store.source-elements.com/customer/account/edit/
Click SAVE to continue.
Edit your address to make sure it has all the required information. To do so, go to https://store.source-elements.com/customer/address/ and click "Change Billing Address"
Check the "Use as my default billing address" box.
Check the "Use as my default shipping address" box.
Click "Save Address" to continue.
If you want to purchase a perpetual license, go to https://store.source-elements.com/software-products/source-nexus/source-nexus-13
If you want to purchase a subscription, go to https://store.source-elements.com/software-products/source-nexus/source-nexus-subscription
Check the "Monthly recurring subscription. Cancel at any time." box.
Click BUY NOW to continue.
You will be re-directed to the Shopping Cart. If not, go to https://store.source-elements.com/checkout/cart/
Click PROCEED TO CHECKOUT to continue.
In the ORDER REVIEW step, make sure all information is correct and click PLACE ORDER.
An email with instructions on how to deposit your newly purchased license in your iLok will arrive to your email inbox. If nothing arrives, check your SPAM folder.
Open the email and copy the license code to your clipboard (select the code and press [⌘]+C on a Mac or [Ctrl]+C on a Windows PC).
The code you're looking for has this format: XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX
Click the "Deposit License" button:
In the first step, click the "Next" button to continue with the license activation process.
In the second step, type in your iLok user name and click "Next" to continue. This is the same iLok account you created on STEP 1.
In the third step, click "Yes, please deposit my License" to complete the activation process.
If you don’t remember your iLok user name, you can recover your account here https://www.ilok.com/#!recover
Open the iLok License Manager application; if this is already installed in your computer you can find it in:
- The Applications folder on a Mac
- The Start Menu on a Windows PC
If you haven't installed the iLok License Manager application, download it from here https://www.ilok.com/#!license-manager and install it.
Sign in to the iLok License Manager application using the same iLok account you used to activate your license in STEP 10.
Locate the Source-Nexus license in the list presented to the right of the iLok License Manager window. Then, right-click/two-finger-tap the Source-Nexus license and click ACTIVATE from the contextual menu.
Select the location activation (Source-Nexus can be activated both on your computer and in an iLok USB dongle) and confirm the activation.
After getting a confirmation that your license was successfully activated, close the iLok License Manager application.
Launch your preferred DAW and add a new track. In the "Inserts" section of your track, add a new instance of Source-Nexus:
Configure Source-Nexus on the track, start your session, and you're done!
If this is the first time that you're using Source-Nexus, this article will be extra helpful to get acquainted with the interface and the Source-Nexus functionalities.
If you get stuck, first please to ask for help by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If needed, you can also book a support session with one of our expert support team members to test or cover the above steps: https://source-elements.com/book