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How To Get Toonboom Harmony For Free

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All Academy of Art Students are entitled to a free 1 year subscription of Toonboom Harmony and Storyboard Pro

You will need to use your school email address to communicate with Toonboom and get the subscription enabled. Your school email address will look like:

JDOE2@art.edu

To log into your school email please go to: https://login.microsoftonline.com/

Once you are at the Office 365 Login Screen you can use email address USERNAME@art.edu and the same password you use for logging into the Online Learning Systems.

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You should now be logged into your Office 365 email account. (This is also where you can access OneDrive and your sweet, sweet 2TB of free storage)

Any emails you send to Toonboom MUST be sent via this email account in order to prove you are a student here at AAU. This includes emails about renewing your license each year.

Steps for New Users

Step #1: Go register at Toonboom COE

Please go to https://store.toonboom.com/coe and click on "Join Now"

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Step #2: Fill out Registration Form

IMPORTANT!

Under "Email," you will need to use your school email address.

Be sure to enter your full email address (ie: JDOE2@art.edu).

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Follow the rest of directions to download the software and install on your machine

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If you're having trouble finding the downloads, you can download the Trial version, and use your school email address to activate it to the full paid product.

After downloading, open up Toonboom. You'll be prompted to activate the software using the login information you set up in Step #2

After you install the software and open it, it will prompt you to either try the demo or activate the license.

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Register your account by using the login info you created with your school email

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Your license should now be up and running! Enjoy!

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IMPORTANT REMINDER

You must renew/reactivate your license once a year. You can continue to renew each year as long as you are a registered student here at AAU.

If you have any problems, contact support@toonboom.com (from your @art.edu email address)


Steps for Returning Users
(Who Need to Renew)

How to Remove and Add a New Licenses

If you have installed Toonboom before, and are either

  1. Transferring your license to a new machine or
  2. Re-activating after the year expiration date

Then you must use the License Wizard to REMOVE the old license for the system to activate the NEW license.

How to Remove and Add a New Licenses

If you have installed Toonboom before, and are either

1.  Transferring your license to a new machine or

2.  Re-activating after the year expiration date

Then you must use the License Wizard to REMOVE the old license for the system to activate the NEW license.

STEP #1: OPEN LICENSE WIZARD

On a PC/ Windows:

  1. Open the Start Menu
  2. Search for "License Wizard"
  3. Open

On a Mac

For Harmony 16 and before:

  1. Navigate to Applications > Toon Boom [Product Name & Version] > Tools
  2. Ctrl + click on License Wizard, then select Open.
  3. A prompt will appear asking you to confirm launching an application from an unconfirmed developer.
  4. Click on Open to authorize the application.
  5. License Wizard will launch and will prompt you to authorize it to make changes to your computer.
  6. Enter the username and password for your account in the prompt, then click on OK.
  7. License Wizard will install the activation service. From now on, you can launch License Wizard simply by double- clicking on it, from any user account.
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Step #2: Return the OLD license

Return the old license that has expired. (if you?re migrating across machines, you will return the current one)

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Then, press "quit" and re-open Harmony. You should be able to log in and that will activate the new license.  If you have any problems, contact support@toonboom.com (from your @art.edu email!)

For Alumni

What about accessing my software after graduating?

AAU alumni receive

  • A 10% discount for annual Toonboom licenses
  • A 25% discount on student to pro licenses.

To qualify/transition from the COE free version to a paid version, contact khuertas@toonboom.com