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Orange arrow How do I uninstall my pirated version of Final Draft?

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  IMPORTANT: You must uninstall your pirated version of Final Draft before installing the authentic version of Final Draft. Uninstalling your pirated copy of Final Draft will NOT affect your scripts, which are saved separately on your hard drive. Once you have installed an authentic copy of Final ...
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Orange arrow My computer doesn't have a CD ROM drive. How can I install Final Draft?

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  If your computer doesn't have a CD drive, download the installer you need. The installers available HERE. These downloads are free....
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Orange arrow Uninstalling Final Draft 7 from a Macintosh computer

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  Uninstalling Final Draft 7 from a Macintosh OS X Computer: Go to Macintosh HD > Applications and and open the Final Draft 7 folder. If there are any scripts (or other items) you need saved here, move them out of this folder. Drag the Final Draft 7 folder and the Tagger icon to the Trash. De...
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Orange arrow Uninstalling Final Draft 8 / 7 from a Windows XP computer

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  NOTE: All support for Final Draft 7, including software activation, has been discontinued. You may find solutions to problems in the online knowledge base or in the PDF manual found on the installation CD. If possible, deactivate Final Draft: Open the program and go to Help > Deactivate and c...
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Orange arrow How do I thoroughly uninstall FD 8.0.3.1 from a Mac?

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  If possible, deactivate Final Draft. In the program, go to Help > Deactivate > Online Deactivation. Quit the program. Go to the Applications folder and open the Final Draft 8 folder. If there are any scripts (or other items) you need saved here, move them out of this folder. Drag the Final...
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Orange arrow When I try to install FD8 on my Mac, the installer quits after I enter my Mac password.

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  If you had a previous version of Final Draft on the computer, it's possible that the operating system is not allowing the installer to overwrite a locked copy of the Courier Final Draft font that's already there. Go to Macintosh HD > Library > Fonts to see if the Courier Final Draft font is ...
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Orange arrow Thoroughly uninstalling Final Draft 9 from a Windows 7 computer

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  Note: If you are prompted at certain points to confirm that you want to continue, click Allow, Yes, OK, Continue or Next. If possible, deactivate Final Draft: Open the program and go to Help > Deactivate. At the far upper left of the Fina Draft application window, click the circular icon wit...
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Orange arrow How do I thoroughly uninstall Final Draft 8 from a Macintosh 10.6 / 5 / 4 computer?

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  If possible, deactivate Final Draft. In the program, go to Help > Deactivate > Online Deactivation. Quit the program. Go to Macintosh HD > Applications and open the Final Draft 8 folder. If there are any scripts (or other items) you need saved here, move them out of this folder. Drag th...
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Orange arrow Thoroughly uninstalling Final Draft 8 / 7 from a Windows 7 computer

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  IMPORTANT: Live technical support (phone, chat, email) for Final Draft 8 has been discontinued. You will still be able to find information and solutions in this knowledge base and in the FD8 User Guide. All support for Final Draft 7, including software activation, has been discontinued. You may be...
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Orange arrow Uninstalling Final Draft 8 from a Macintosh computer

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  Uninstalling Final Draft 8 from a Macintosh OS X Computer: Go to the Applications folder and open the Final Draft 8 folder. If there are any scripts (or other items) you need saved here, move them out of this folder. Drag the Final Draft 8 folder and the Tagger icon to the Trash. Delete the Fi...
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Orange arrow Thoroughly uninstalling Final Draft 10 / 9 from a Windows 10 computer

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  If possible, deactivate Final Draft: Open the program and go to Help > Deactivate, then File > Exit; 1. Click the Start button and type the words "Final Draft;" 2. Right-click that menu item and choose Uninstall; 3. From the list of installed programs, choose Final Draft and click Uninst...
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Orange arrow Should I delete my earlier version of Final Draft after I've installed the upgrade?

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  It's not necessary to uninstall a previous version of Final Draft, but it's also not necessary for the older version to be installed before you install the newer version. Leaving an older version on your computer will not interfere in any way with the operation of the newer version, but will take u...
Orange arrow How do I uninstall and reinstall the Final Draft Mobile App for iPad?

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  First and most important. use email, Dropbox or iTunes to send copies of all of your scripts to another device or computer. When you remove the Final Draft Mobile App from the iPad, your scripts will be deleted from the device. After all of your scripts have been backed up elsewhere, touch and ho...
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Orange arrow Adding New TV Templates

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  After you have downloaded the compressed file, double-click it to uncompress it. You should see the template icons. Save them to some convenient folder on your computer. When you want to open a template, open this folder and select the one you want or open Final Draft, go to File > Open, navig...
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Orange arrow Adding New Script Templates

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  After you have downloaded the compressed file, double-click it to uncompress it. You should see the template icons. Save them to some convenient folder on your computer. When you want to open a template, open this folder and select the one you want or open Final Draft, go to File > Open, navig...
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