Soundtoys 5 Academic FAQ

Our Soundtoys 5 Academic bundle is available for purchase exclusively via our reseller, Sweetwater Sound. It is available at a discounted rate for students enrolled in an accredited institution or educators who use the plugins as tools in their teaching. For standard details and specifications you can visit the Soundtoys 5 Academic bundle page here. The following questions and answers aim to provide additional information.


Q: Where can I purchase the Soundtoys 5 Academic bundle?

A: You can purchase directly from Sweetwater Sound. The Soundtoys 5 bundle is no longer for sale on our website.

Q: Can I upgrade to the Soundtoys 5 Academic bundle?

A: No, we do not offer upgrade paths to the Soundtoys 5 Academic bundle since it's already significantly discounted.

Q: Do you offer academic pricing on individual products?

A: No, the discount is only available with the full bundle.

Q: Can I purchase more than one Soundtoys 5 Academic bundle license?
A: Not if you're a student. If you are a teacher or administrator setting up workstations at an institution, ask us about our site licensing and let us know how many seats you want to fill.


Q: Do I need to be studying music or audio production to qualify?

A: Nope! Any area of study at an accredited institution is fine. Educators on the other hand do need to be using audio software in their teaching to qualify for the discount.

Q: I just graduated a month ago, can I still get this discount?

A: We're sorry, but no. To be as fair as possible, Sweetwater will only accept orders that prove active enrollment.

Q: I'm not in school anymore, but my partner/relative/friend is and doesn't work with audio. Can I use their information but use my iLok account and still get the discount?

A: No.

Q: I'm a student of Life. Can I still get the discount?

A: Good one, but sorry no, that's not an accredited institution.

Q: Will my Soundtoys 5 Academic license expire when I graduate?

A: Nope! We don't keep track of that information either. The Soundtoys 5 Academic bundle is a full, non-expiring license with only one additional restriction - it cannot be sold or transferred to another user's account.

Q: Can I use a Soundtoys Academic license on commercial projects?

A: Yes! There are no restrictions on how you can use Soundtoys 5 Academic. You are welcome to purchase Soundtoys 5 Academic while you are a student and use the plug-ins to mix the next Grammy Award-winning record.

Q: Does Soundtoys 5 Academic come with two activations?

A: Absolutely! The license operates just like all other Soundtoys 5 license, with the only restriction that it cannot be transferred to another user's account.


Q: I didn't realize I had licenses in two separate iLok accounts, and I'm trying to move them all to one. Can I have my license moved in this case?
A: Sure, just give the support team both of the iLok user ID's in question.

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