If you choose Manual Activation for Final Draft 7 or AV2.5, you'll see a screen with a 6-digit Challenge Code.
>>>> DO NOT CLOSE THIS SCREEN UNTIL...<<<<
... you have dialed 818-789-6281 and have have followed the prompts for activation. We DO NOT charge you for calls made to this number but long-distance or other usage charges may be applied by your phone service. No technical support questions will be answered on the activation line. It's strictly for activation and deactivation.
You can also open a live chat session 8:30AM to 5:30PM Mon. - Fri. (PST) by clicking the link on the left side of this page.
For information on how to activate online, click HERE.
NOTE: Live support for Final Draft 7 has been discontinued. You will still be able to install, activate and use FD7 on appropriate computers but email, chat and telephone support is no longer available. Live activation assistance for FD7 and AV will be available via phone (818-789-6281) and email and chat (links on the left side of this page) until June 14, 2017.