Installation & Activation

Installation & Activation

The latest version of Ignite can always be downloaded from If you've already registered, you can download from your account.

System Requirements

In order for Ignite Express 2017 to run properly, it is necessary that it be installed on a system which meets or exceeds the following requirements.

OS: Windows PC - 64-bit version of Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10; Apple Mac - OS X 10.10 Yosemite, OS X 10.11 El Capitan or MacOS 10.12 Sierra
Internet: Internet connection required for online activation and web services. Offline activation is possible as well.
Processor: Intel Core i3, Core i5, Core i7 or AMD equivalent
RAM: 4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended)
Graphics Processor: Graphics processor with at least 512 MB video memory.
2GB or more video memory recommended for 4K UHD.
Earliest graphics cards Ignite supports:
 NVIDIA GeForce 9 Series (2008)
 AMD Radeon HD 5000 Series (2009)
 Intel HD Graphics 4000 (GT2) (2012)
Graphics Card Drivers: It is very important to have up-to-date drivers for your graphics card when using Ignite.
For Mac users, the drivers are built into the OS and do not need to be updated separately.
For Windows users, it is recommended that you regularly check the website of your graphics card manufacturer (NVIDIA, AMD or Intel) for their latest drivers each month. The update built into Windows does not always report all updates, so it is recommended that you visit the manufacturer's site rather than rely on the Windows update for your drivers.

Demo Mode

After installation Ignite will start in demo mode. You can try out all the features, but a watermark will appear over any shots using the Ignite pugins until you activate the software using your free serial code.


The Ignite Express activation app gives you control over your software activation. You can activate by following these steps:

1. Launch the software.

2. Choose "Activate" from the options, when asked to Activate, Try or Buy.

3. If you already have a account, sign in with your details. Otherwise, choose to Create an Account.

4. Follow the onscreen instructions.

5. If askled for a serial, enter the serial code you were issued for the software. Your serial is permanently stored in your online account, so you can access it there any time you need to.

Installing on Another Computer

Your Ignite Express 2017 license allows for a single activated computer at a time.

If you want to transfer your install to a different computer you will need to deactivate on the old computer first.

The installer and your serial code are permanently stored in your online account, so you can access them any time you need to reinstall or reactivate. You can also view your current activations there, and deactivate if necessary.