How to Install the Patrick Carney Expansion for SSD 5.5/Trigger 2

NOTE: The SSD5.5 expansions will NOT work with the FREE versions of SSD 5.5/Trigger 2, only the full versions.      

-The SSD5.5 expansions can be purchased from Go to the "Products" tab and then scroll down to "expansions". 


           Users can purchase SSD 5.5 and Trigger 2 at

-Upon purchasing SSD 5.5 or Trigger 2, users will receive two emails:

  1. Order Confirmation and Receipt 
  2. Slate Audio Registration Info 

Note: If users cannot find emails in inbox, check spam folders. 

Note: If this is the first product you are registering, you will also receive an email with a link to set up your account password.


1. Download the Slate Audio Center from your Slate Audio account (if you have not already):

- The Patrick Carney expansion works differently from previous expansions, in that purchasing the expansion gives you access to both the Trigger and SSD 5.5 versions of the expansion (provided you have both Trigger 2, and SSD 5.5.)

-Once logged in to the Slate Audio Center, click on either "Trigger 2" or " SSD5.5". Then click on the  "Expansions" button on the left, and you will see any expansions registered to your account. Next to each expansion is an "install" button, click on the "install" button next to  begin installation. 

Note: If the purchased expansions do not appear, double check that your are logging in with the same email/account that you used to register your expansion. 





-The install path will automatically set to the SSD5 Library folder. Make sure the install location has the available memory (13 GB) as stated in System requirements. Hit install again, then wait until the installation finishes, and you receive the prompt "Successfully Installed". 


-If users have Trigger and SSD 5.5, then follow the same steps with the Slate Audio Center page for the other product.  Screen_Shot_2021-09-21_at_3.27.06_PM.png


-The installation should also automatically Install and link the license in the settings page. If you open up the settings page in SSD 5.5 and don't see that the license has been linked, click "Select License File" to manually link your license.



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