How to Register, Authorise and Install Garritan products

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This article will be going through the complete installation process for Garritan. It covers how to register on their website, how to authorise a product and how to generate a Keycard. We then go through a step by step install on Windows XP of how to install the Garritan ARIA Player and how to install and authorise the Garritan Classic Pipe Organs Collection.

Note: The installation process for Garritan products is the same across all of the Garritan range and also across both Windows and Mac.

How to register an account

Once you are on the Garritan website at www.garritan.com you will need to click the Login button under the Product Registration menu.

On this page you will be wanting to Create a New Account

This will then ask you for to create your account details. On the next page it will ask you for your Address details.

Note: please make sure you enter your name, your full address and your phone number correctly, as these will be used to generate your Keycard.

Once you are logged into your registered account, you can check and edit your address details at any time under the My Account, Addresses tab.

 

How to register a product

Under the My Account, My Software tab you need to click the Register more products link.

On the next screen you will be asked to select your product details. Once you have selected your Ownership and Product details, you will need to select the Item you wish to authorise, in this case it would be the Garritan Classic Pipe Organs. By selecting the Item, you will be prompted to enter your Garritan Classic Pipe Organs Serial Number.

When the serial has been entered and accepted, your product should appear under the My Account, My Software tab.

Next to the Garritan Classic Pipe Organs - Download you will want to click Generate Keycard.

You will then be prompted to Right Click and save the image Keycard to your computer. You will want to save this to your Desktop for quick access, as you will later drag and drop it into your Garritan ARIA Player. 


How to Install the ARIA Player and Garritan Classic Pipe Organs

Once you have the Keycard you will want to Download the Classic Pipe Organs package from the My Account, My Software tab.

You will then need to select your operating system from Windows or Mac.

Once the install is complete you will need to extract the folder by Right Clicking the downloaded folder and selecting Extract All.

Note: extract the folder to the same location as the downloaded file, as you will next need to install the containing files

If you have yet to install the Garritan ARIA Player, you will want to follow these instructions, otherwise continue onto the install of the Classic Pipe Organs.

Open the extracted folder and Double Click the WIN Garritan ARIA Player .exe application.

You will want to click Run on the Security Warning prompt.

For the Garritan ARIA Player install, leave the default location and click Next.

For the Windows install, select for the Standalone and VST plug-in versions of the ARIA Player to be installed and select Next.


On the next screen check the details are all correct and select Install.

Once the install screen has finished you will be prompted to install the ARIA Engine, you will want to select I accept the agreement and continue on to Install it in its default location.

Next you will be prompted to accept the ARIA Player End User Agreement, select I accept the agreement and press Next. You will want to select the ARIA Player VST default install location and select Next. You can then choose if you would like to have a Desktop Icon and the Quick Launch icon.

Note: for ease of install and registration please select create a desktop icon, as this will make the process quicker.

On the next screen you will be able to check the install locations are all correct and press Install.

Once the install is complete your Garritan ARIA Player should have been successfully installed.


Next you will be required to install the Garritan Classic Pipe Organs Collection.

You will want to click Run on the Security Warning prompt. Select Yes on the allow program to make changes prompt and start your install.

You will want to select I accept the agreement to the Garritan Classic Pipe Organs End User Agreement and click Next.

On the next screen, select the default installation location and press Next.

You will want to do a Full installation. On the next screen you will want to select the default Sample install location and click Next.

Once the install is complete you will want to close the install window.

From the Desktop you will now want to run the ARIA Player.

On start up of the Player you will be prompted that the Classic Pipe Organs are not activated. When it asks do you want to download your Activation Keycard now, select No

Note you should already have the Keycard on your Desktop if you have followed all of these instructions

You will now want to find your Keycard on your Desktop and Click and Drag it into your ARIA Player window. This should pop up a confirmation window stating that the Garritan Classic Pipe Organs are now activated.

Note there are known issues with the drag and drop authorisation function occasionally not working properly if you are running the ARIA Player as a VST plug-in, please ensure you run the ARIA Player in Standalone mode when authorising products.

Your Garritan Classic Pipe Organs Collection should now be fully installed and authorised.

Now that you have everything installed, you may still need to ensure you have installed the latest available update to the Aria Player engine - please see here for more details

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