1. Download Red Giant Application Manager

2. Create or Log in with your Maxon ID

3. Click Start Trial after installing the product you’d like to try

What is the Red Giant Application Manager?

Red Giant Application Manager manages the installation, licensing, upgrades, and updates for your Red Giant products. It verifies the license status for your purchased products and will display any trials you may have. Should you decide to buy any of your trial products, simply click the Buy button.

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How do I start a trial?

To start a Red Giant Complete trial you’ll need to download and install the Red Giant Application Manager. Create a Maxon ID and log in with that ID, or log in with an existing Maxon ID. Once logged into the Application Manager, install the products you’d like to try. After installing, click Start Trial and accept the following prompts to continue. Clicking the Start Trial will start your 14 day trial for all products.

Are the suites and tools in Red Giant Complete compatible with my host app?

Red Giant Complete is made up of several different suites, each with its own set of tools and relative compatibility information. Please visit our product compatibility section to learn more about host application support and system requirements before beginning installation.

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Are the Red Giant Complete free trials available through the Application Manager fully functional?

Our plugins are fully functional and operational, allowing you to test out their features and system compatibility. All trials will run without a watermark until the trial expires, at which time a red “X” will be used to watermark your output until a license has been purchased. Our standalone product, PluralEyes, will require a license to open after the trial expires.

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How do I install my free trials?

Download the Red Giant Application Manager. Run the Red Giant Application Manager installer. When the Application Manager is installed, sign in or create a new Maxon account.

Once you’ve logged in you can install any Red Giant Suite you’d like to try. When the suite is installed, click Start Trial in the Red Giant Application Manager to begin your trial.

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How do I register my product out of trial mode?

All of our software installs unlicensed by default. If a product was purchased through or the Red Giant Application Manager will license the product automatically once you log in to the corresponding account.

If a product was purchased through a reseller, the license can be manually placed on the machine using the menu of the Application Manager when logged in with a Red Giant account.

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Do students and faculty get a discount if they decide to purchase after the free trial?

Yes, students and teachers are eligible to get Maxon One which includes Red Giant Complete for six months with a small processing fee through our partners at Kivuto.

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Is there volume pricing for businesses and organizations?

Our Volume Program offers a floating license subscription model designed for organizations with multiple artists workstations and even distributed geographic facilities. Our volume program is available to customers ordering 3 or more licenses of Red Giant Complete.

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