FAQ: Bitwig Studio Rent-to-Own on Splice

These are the minimum requirements to run Bitwig Studio via a Splice Rent-to-Own license:

- Bitwig Studio 4.2.2 or later
- The Splice desktop app must be installed and running*
- An active internet connection
- A Bitwig user account

* The Splice app is available on macOS and Windows. Please check Splice's website for full system requirements and instructions on how it works.

On Splice Licenses and Bitwig Accounts

To activate Bitwig Studio with a Splice license, you'll need a Bitwig account. When activating Bitwig Studio for the first time, you'll be prompted to create a new account or log in to an existing one.

Can I run Bitwig Studio via Splice when I'm offline?

You'll need to connect to the internet at least once every three days to keep your Splice license active. If you are offline longer than three days, you may not be able to start Bitwig Studio. If this is the case, make sure the Splice desktop app is running and reconnect to the internet to activate your Splice license.

What happens after my Rent-to-Own period is completed?

Once the Rent-to-Own period is completed, you'll receive your Bitwig Studio license serial from Splice. Register this license serial in your Bitwig account, and you can then activate Bitwig Studio permanently.

Can I run Bitwig Studio via Splice if I already have Bitwig Studio?

Yes. You can sign up for a Splice Rent-to-Own plan even if you already have Bitwig Studio 8-Track, 16-Track, or any other version of Bitwig Studio — including the trial.

Do I get software updates while leasing Bitwig Studio from Splice?

Yes, you will have access to upgrades while you're renting Bitwig Studio to own. For more information about the terms of the Rent-to-Own program, please visit Splice's website.

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