How do I download and install Descript?

Descript is currently available as a desktop application for both MacOS and Windows, in addition to a lightweight web view (primarily for playback and comments) accessible at https://web.descript.com/. The same email address and password can be used to login to your account regardless of which platform you use.

 

MacOS Installation

You can download the Descript Installer app from https://www.descript.com/download/mac. Once the .zip file has been downloaded to your computer, click to unpack it then double-click the installer app to launch and begin installation. 

If prompted to confirm opening the file, click Open.

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Descript will now begin installing which includes downloading the full application files. Depending upon the speed of your internet connection this could take a few seconds, or up to a few hours.

If it appears that the installation has stalled partway through, we recommend leaving the installer application alone during this time until the download has successfully completed.

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Once the download has completed the installation fill finalize, and you will be prompted to Sign in to the application by entering your account email and password, then clicking the blue arrow button at the bottom.

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If you have not yet signed up for a Descript account, click the Sign up tab and enter an email address, password, first name and last name. Then click the blue arrow button at the bottom

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Once complete, you're all set to begin using Descript!

 

Windows Installation

You can download the Descript Installer app from https://www.descript.com/download/windows. Once the .zip file has been downloaded to your computer, click to unpack it then double-click the installer app to launch and begin installation. 

Descript will now begin installing which includes downloading the full application files. Depending upon the speed of your internet connection this could take a few seconds, or up to a few hours.

If it appears that the installation has stalled partway through, we recommend leaving the installer application alone during this time until the download has successfully completed.

Installing_Downloading-Win.png

 

Once the download has completed the installation fill finalize, and you will be prompted to Sign in to the application by entering your account email and password, then clicking the blue arrow button at the bottom.

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If you have not yet signed up for a Descript account, click the Sign up tab and enter an email address, password, first name and last name. Then click the blue arrow button at the bottom

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Once complete, you're all set to begin using Descript!