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Orange arrow When I try to install FD8 on my Mac, the installer quits after I enter my Mac password.

  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 Will installing a new version of Final Draft remove older versions of Final Draft from my computer?

  No. FD10 is a separate program from its predecessors and installing it will leave intact any previous Final Draft installations on your computer. If you want only one version of Final Draft on your computer, uninstall the older one(s) before installing FD10. Uninstalling an older version after FD...
Orange arrow I purchased the downloadable version of Final Draft and I need to reinstall.

  If you bought Final Draft 10 / 9 as a download, you can always download the full installer for free from our website. The installers are HERE. Once you've downloaded the installer, you may want to copy it to a USB drive, DVD/R/W or CD/R/W or some other storage device for future use. If you don't w...
Orange arrow I switched from Windows to Mac (or vice-versa). Do I have to buy Final Draft again?

  No. You can download the full Win and Mac installers for Final Draft from HERE. If you do not already have an available activation to use, you can deactivate an activated computer and use that activation for the new machine. Information on deactivating a computer is here: How do I deactivate my s...
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Orange arrow When I install Final Draft, I get a message stating that Final Draft can't be opened because it is from an unidentified developer.

  You will need to temporarily adjust a Mac system setting to allow the installation. Go to System Preferences; Choose Security and Privacy; Click the General tab; If necessary, click the lock icon in the lower left corner and enter your Mac password; Choose Anywhere; Run the Final Draft inst...
Orange arrow Thoroughly uninstalling Final Draft 9 from a Windows Vista computer

  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; Go to File > Exit; Go to Start > Control Panel > Programs > Uninstall a Pr...
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Orange arrow When I try to install Final Draft 8 on my Mac 10.7 (Lion) computer, it wants to open in Terminal.

  This is not a common issue but can happen if your computer's operating system cannot correctly identify Final Draft's installer package. If this occurs, go to Macintosh HD > System > Library > CoreServices and double-click Installer. Navigate to where the Final Draft installer file is loc...
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