Launch Cubism Editor

This section describes the installation and license authorization of Cubism Editor.

 

Download Installer

First, download the Cubism Editor [installer] from the official website.

Please access the “Download Page on the official website and check the Terms of Use.
If you are satisfied with the terms of use, click [I agree to the terms of use. ].

Click the orange [Download Latest Version] button to start downloading.
Cubism Editor is divided into Windows and macOS versions, so please download according to your operating system.

If successful, [Live2D_Cubism_Setup_X.X.XX_jp.exe] for Windows and [Live2D_Cubism_Setup_X.X.XX_jp.pkg] for macOS will be downloaded.

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Install

Windows version

Double-click the downloaded installer icon to run it.

 

If a [Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device? ] dialog appears, click [Yes].

The dialog [Welcome to the Live2D Cubism X.X Setup Wizard] will appear.
[Click [Next] to proceed to the next screen.

 

The dialog [License Agreement] will appear.
If you are satisfied with the terms of the agreement, check the [I accept the terms of this license agreement] checkbox and click [Next] to proceed to the next screen.

 

Dialog [Choose where to install. ] will be displayed.
Select the folder you wish to install and click [Next] to proceed to the next screen.

 

Dialog [Choose a component. ] will be displayed.
Check the required components and click [Install].

 

Installation begins.
Please wait until completion.

 

When the installation is complete, the dialog [The Live2D Cubism X.X Setup Wizard is complete. ] will be displayed.
Click [Finish] to exit the installer.

 

 

macOS version

Double-click the downloaded installer icon to run it.

 

The dialog [Welcome to Live2D_Cubism_Setup_X.X installer] will appear.
Click [Continue] to proceed to the next screen.

 

The dialog [Select Destination] will appear.
Select the disk you wish to install, click [Continue], and proceed to the next screen.

 

The dialog [Standard installation on “Macintosh HD”] will appear.
Check the displayed capacity, etc., and click [Install] if there is no need to change the installation location.

 

Dialog [The installer is trying to install new software. ] will be displayed.
Enter [User Name], [Password], and click [Install Software].

 

Installation begins.
Please wait until completion.

 

When the installation is complete, a dialog box [Installation Complete. ] will be displayed.
Click [Close] to exit the installer.

On macOS, a warning may appear during installation depending on the version.
Please see the following page for details on how to respond in such cases.
Live2D Help - Warning when trying to install on macOS 10.15 Catalina or later

 

 

License Authentication

After installation is complete, launch the Cubism Editor.
When you start Cubism Editor for the first time, a [Start] dialog will appear to select a license.

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If you have already activated your license, you do not need to go through the activation procedure when updating to a new version.

 

PRO Version

To activate the PRO version, select [Activate PRO or Trial Version].

 

The [License activation] dialog box opens.

 

Enter the license key and click [Activate License].

 

The license is activated.
Click [OK] to finish the activation.

 

 

Trial version

Select [Start Free Trial of PRO Version] to authenticate the trial version.

Click [OK] to start the program as a [trial version].

The free trial version can be used for 42 days from the date of first activation.
When the trial expires, a dialog box similar to the one below will appear.

In this case, clicking the [OK] button will start the editor with limited saving and export-related functions.

 

FREE Edition

To use the FREE version, select [Start as FREE Version].

 

Click [OK] to start the program as a [FREE version].

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If you want to activate the PRO version from the FREE or trial version, click [Help menu] -> [Activation] to display the activation dialog.
For detailed instructions, please refer to the aforementioned “License Activation, PRO Version” section.

 

 

License Cancellation

To cancel the license, click [Help menu] -> [Deactivate Licence].

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The same license cannot be used in multiple environments.
If you wish to use the software in other environments, please deactivate the license.

 

 

If there is a file being edited, a [Confirm] dialog box will open.
Click [Yes] to open the [Save] window and save the file being edited.
Clicking [No] will proceed to cancel the license without saving the file being edited.

When the [Deactivate Licence] dialog box opens, check the precautions and click [OK] if there are no problems.

 

License has been cancelled.
Click [OK] to exit the Cubism Editor.

 

 

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