You are viewing an archive of the old fxhome.com forums. The community has since moved to hitfilm.com.

Posted: Tue, 14th Nov 2006, 4:04am

Post 1 of 11

Force: 550 | Joined: 21st Jun 2006 | Posts: 26

okokok. I'm a mac user and I wanted to know where I put the program

Posted: Tue, 14th Nov 2006, 4:05am

Post 2 of 11

Force: 2163 | Joined: 10th Sep 2003 | Posts: 1224

Are you asking where it should go? There should be a folder under Macintosh HD, and it should be called ELab or EffectsLab. Put it in there.

Hope this helps,
NickD
Posted: Tue, 14th Nov 2006, 4:08am

Post 3 of 11

Force: 550 | Joined: 21st Jun 2006 | Posts: 26

i know that part, but what file do I put it under??
If i'm confusing you just say so.
Posted: Tue, 14th Nov 2006, 4:09am

Post 4 of 11

Force: 2163 | Joined: 10th Sep 2003 | Posts: 1224

Well it is confusing to me. What do you mean by "what file to put it under"? As far as I'm aware, you just move the key file into the folder "ELab"

NickD
Posted: Tue, 14th Nov 2006, 4:11am

Post 5 of 11

Force: 550 | Joined: 21st Jun 2006 | Posts: 26

because when you click on the fxlab folder, up pops up all these other folders...... Or do I just drop it in Fxlab folder?
Posted: Tue, 14th Nov 2006, 4:12am

Post 6 of 11

Force: 2163 | Joined: 10th Sep 2003 | Posts: 1224

Here is a list of instructions:

Open Macintosh HD
There should be a folder entitled "ELab"
Drop the file in there

That's all there is to it
Posted: Tue, 14th Nov 2006, 4:13am

Post 7 of 11

Force: 550 | Joined: 21st Jun 2006 | Posts: 26

OOOOPOOOOOOOOOOPoPOOOOOOOk. thanx I made it much to complicated
Posted: Tue, 14th Nov 2006, 4:14am

Post 8 of 11

Force: 2163 | Joined: 10th Sep 2003 | Posts: 1224

No problem. Welcome to the forums I might add

waiting for my complimentary +1 for being a courteous FXHome greeter
Posted: Tue, 14th Nov 2006, 4:18am

Post 9 of 11

Force: 550 | Joined: 21st Jun 2006 | Posts: 26

oh thanx........someday I wish to get as many force points as you.
and a nice car.
Posted: Tue, 14th Nov 2006, 4:19am

Post 10 of 11

Force: 2163 | Joined: 10th Sep 2003 | Posts: 1224

I'll take the latter over the former

And, just so you know, I was kidding around.
Posted: Tue, 14th Nov 2006, 9:35am

Post 11 of 11

Force: 16050 | Joined: 18th Jun 2002 | Posts: 674

Rating: +1

Actually, you can put the program key anywhere you like, when you start the EffectsLab up it will ask for the key to unlock it, a dialog pops up asking for the location, which you can point it to. If you place the key on your desktop it will automatically find it, also I believe it looks in your Documents folder. I personally have mine all in Macintosh HD\<User>....\Documents\programKeys so I can always find it