Activating Cakewalk

Activation is the process that validates that your software is genuine and being used in accordance with the End User License Agreement. Cakewalk by BandLab will default to activating automatically while online, but offline activation is also available.
 
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A toast notification will appear at the bottom of the screen if Cakewalk has not been activated yet. If your computer is connected to the internet, go to Help > Refresh Activation.
 
To automatically keep your activation status up to date, Cakewalk will renew your activation status each time a new version of the application is installed or when you sign in to BandLab from within Cakewalk. If you have never signed in to BandLab from within Cakewalk, you will be prompted once to sign in. Note that you must have an active internet connection for the automatic renewal process to work.
 
As long as you stay logged in to BandLab within Cakewalk and use Cakewalk occasionally, it will remain activated with no further user intervention required. Saving and exporting are disabled until Cakewalk is activated, so be sure to refresh the activation if a message to do so appears!
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