2022.09.22

VOCALOID6 Trial Version Installation and Authorization (Windows)

VOCALOID6 consists of two softwares: the VOCALOID6 Editor, which is software for editing VOCALOID data, and the Voicebank, which contains VOCALOID voice data.

This article explains how to install the Windows version of VOCALOID6 (Editor and Voicebanks) for those who have purchased VOCALOID6.

1. Download VOCALOID6 files

Download the VOCALOID6 free trial version files from the link below, which include the VOCALOID6 Editor free trial version, the Voicebanks free trial version, and related files.

In the following descriptions, "free trial version" is omitted from each software name.
VOCALOID6 Editor Free Trial Version -> VOCALOID6 Editor / Voicebank Free Trial Version -> Voicebank

2. Decompress the files and prepare the VOCALOID6 Editor installer

Open the location where the file downloaded in Step 1. The downloaded file is compressed in ZIP format and requires "unzip" to use.

*By default, the files are saved in the [Download] folder.
*File names may change depending on when they were downloaded.
*The alphanumeric characters at the end of the file name indicate the software version, which varies depending on when the file was downloaded.

Right-click the downloaded file "VOCALOID6_win.zip" and select [Extract All].

The´╝╗Extract Compressed (ZIP Format) Folder] window will appear. You can change the destination of the unzipped files, but you can leave it as it is. If you want to change the destination, select [Browse] and specify the destination.

Once the destination has been set, click on the [Extract].

When you unzip the file, a folder named "VOCALOID_Win" will be created/displayed. Right-click the file "VOCALOID6_Editor_6.0.0.zip" in the folder and select [Extract All] to extract the file.

After unzipping, a folder named "VOCALOID6_Editor_6.0.0" will be created/displayed. Double-click the file "VOCALOID_Editor_6.0.0.exe" in the folder to start the installer.

*The software for installing a software is called an "installer".

3.Install VOCALOID6 Editor

When the installer starts, the following confirmation message will appear. Click [Yes].

Select the language to be used in the installation. Select any language and click [OK].

The installer has started. Click [Next].

The "VOCALOID6 Product END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT" will appear. This agreement is the one that appears in any computer software. It describes what the user of the software must abide by.

Please read the contents and click [Next].

The installation will begin. Please keep the screen open and wait until the installation finishes. Please pay attention to the battery level.

The installation has completed when the following screen is displayed. Select [Finish] to finish the installation process.

4.Installation of Voicebanks

Next, let's install Voicebanks.

Open the folder unzipped in step 2 and right-click the file "VOCALOID6_Voicebanks_6.0.0.zip" and select [Extract All].

*The alphanumeric characters at the end of the file name indicate the software version, which varies depending on when the file was downloaded.

Once unzipped, a folder named "VOCALOID6_Voicebanks_6.0.0" will be created/displayed. Double-click the file "setup.exe" in the folder to start the installer.

The installation steps is the same as the VOCALOID6 Editor installation. Please follow the instructions to proceed the installation.

When the following screen is displayed, the installation is complete.

5. Startup and authentication of VOCALOID6 Editor

Let's launch VOCALOID6 Editor after installation.

Open the Windows Start menu, select "VOCALOID6 Editor" from the list of applications, and launch it. If you cannot find it, type "VOCALOID" in the search window.

When you start VOCALOID6 Editor, the following message (Authorization screen) will appear.

Select [Free trial].

Next, a screen that promotes Voicebanks authorization is displayed. Click [No] to use it as a free trial version.

The free trial version of Voicebank will run for 31 days only. After the free period, you can continue using the product by purchasing it. After purchasing the product, select [Yes] on the previous screen and enter the Serial code in the "VOCALOID Authorizer" software for authentication that is launched.

If the startup screen is displayed, all installation work is completed. Please enjoy VOCALOID6.

*The "NEWS" section of the screen varies depending on the time of year.