This copyhas never been used, and registration number & key have never beenregistered. I was given this copy as a prize years ago closer to its release(2008 or so). This is why it is an NFRversion. It installs and runs as a full retail copy.
Previous versions of BFD such as BFD1, BFD2, BFD Eco, and BFD Lite are long discontinued and no longer available.To upgrade to BFD3 at a special Legacy User price, please visit the BFD Site and use the serial number from your previous title to purchase BFD at a reduced price.
In order to use your BFD 1, 2, or Eco serial to obtain your copy of BFD 3 at a reduced cost you will need to go to www.bfddrums.com and choose Drum Software under the Products tab. Next, click the BUY Button outlined in red below (don't worry you will not be charged $329.99).
Next, click the link that reads Enter Promotional Code, then enter your BFD 1, 2, or Eco serial number and click Apply. You should then see the price drop to $49.99, and you are free to input your payment information and proceed to purchase your copy of BFD 3.
I've been using FXpansion's BFD drum software for many years now and, although the competition has intensified, BFD2 remains one of the best dedicated drum/percussion instruments available. That's due, in no small part, to the number and quality of specialist expansion libraries available from both FXpansion themselves and from third parties, such as Platinum Samples. The latest such release, FXpansion's Zildjian Digital Vault, combines three previous products that somehow never graced the pages of SOS on their own. For me, the cymbals were the major weakness in the original versions of BFD (v1.0 and v1.5). The sounds weren't badly captured or programmed, but they seemed to have been aggressively topped and tailed, presumably to make the software play nicely with the less well-specified computers most people used at the time. Although this deficiency was addressed by the XFL and Deluxe expansion libraries (among others), and later with the release of BFD2, when it came to cymbals, none of these products gave much in the way of choice. This, of course, is where the Zildjian Digital Vault comes into play.
This library is not available on DVD, which is a shame: there are five separate files to download, at over 2.5GB each, which is fine for fast broadband connections, but some people will be waiting all night for the downloads to complete. Thankfully, once you have the files, installation is painless, and online authorisation easy; there's no tedious re-entering of serial numbers, for example.
This product requires an installed and registered copy of BFD3. Please note that your Sonic Reality Vinny Appice Kit serial number only authorizes your Sonic Reality library. It will NOT serve as registration for the actual BFD3 software. 2b1af7f3a8