DRS 18.1.1 wants a licence key

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Martin Kolembar

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DRS 18.1.1 wants a licence key

PostFri Dec 02, 2022 7:11 am

Hello after update to 18.1.1 needs a licence key before start but i dont have one

I'm using DR since ... i think.. 15 so I've got only that square card with SD cards in it which comes with BMPCC4K and i never used any licence key. What should i do now?

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Re: DRS 18.1.1 wants a licence key

PostFri Dec 02, 2022 10:30 am

That means you downloaded the Studio version and not the free one.
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Re: DRS 18.1.1 wants a licence key

PostFri Dec 02, 2022 10:42 am

i know ... i am using studio since 15

i've got my licence from camera and on my second workstation this update (DRS 18.1.1) working ok
but i never used any licence key as i installed DRS from SD card and every updates working ok to this
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Re: DRS 18.1.1 wants a licence key

PostFri Dec 02, 2022 10:53 am

The one on the card probably was the free version.
Your license key should have been on a plastic card (credit card sized) with the camera.
Don’t approach DR with your preconceptions from another NLE.
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Re: DRS 18.1.1 wants a licence key

PostFri Dec 02, 2022 11:05 am

so it is possible that i am using Studio version with Free version for like 4-5 years?
i dont think so ...

even now on other pc (installed from same SD card) i can use Studio version 18.1.1
+ my BMPCC4k came with Studio version licence so i am pretty sure i've got DRS licence whole time :)
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Re: DRS 18.1.1 wants a licence key

PostFri Dec 02, 2022 12:47 pm

Have you tried inputting the number? You can use it on two machines.
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Re: DRS 18.1.1 wants a licence key

PostFri Dec 02, 2022 12:53 pm

as i wrote before .. i dont have any number/license key as i never used it
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Re: DRS 18.1.1 wants a licence key

PostFri Dec 02, 2022 1:20 pm

Then you didn't use Studio. Or do you have a dongle?
The free version is quite capable and might be taken for the full one when compared to other 'lite' software.
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Re: DRS 18.1.1 wants a licence key

PostFri Dec 02, 2022 1:37 pm

no i really using studio :) i know all features and so in studio version and i try Free version on my laptop, really know the difference

all i have is that square card with two SD cards that came with my camera and i THINK i used these SD card to install or maybe i put SN of camera to download DRS i am not sure, anyway i was using DRS on two computers for like 4-5 years till now and on one of my computers DRS is still running ok after 18.1.1 update, on second one i having that trouble

anyway BM support responded me to send them proof of purchase + SN of BMPCC4k and they will send me a key for Studio as its a normal state that i have no dongle or "credit card" in early production of BM4K + DRS license
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Re: DRS 18.1.1 wants a licence key

PostFri Dec 02, 2022 7:18 pm

You would certainly have needed an activation code or a dongle as stated here.
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Maybe the activation code is on one of those SD cards.
On the computer that is running ok does the About splash screen look like this with the word Studio?
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Re: DRS 18.1.1 wants a licence key

PostFri Dec 02, 2022 10:01 pm

yes sure .. i am really sure about my Davinci :)


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could somebody send me a pic (without key ofc) of that license key credit card? i am pretty sure i never saw one before

*and see whats on my original box
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Re: DRS 18.1.1 wants a licence key

PostSat Dec 03, 2022 3:40 am

You must have had one at that time of first installation. There never was a Studio version you could install without a dongle or a key code. It would have opened the door wide to pirates.
Unfortunately, loosing that card is like loosing cash. It looks like this, with the key code at the back
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Re: DRS 18.1.1 wants a licence key

PostSat Dec 03, 2022 3:57 am

Last year I bought an Editor Keyboard. It came with DR Studio.
Usually the Prroducts comes with a License Keycard. But in my case there was a Sticker glued on the Box
Take look at your Camarabox. There should be your Key
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