Below are the default installation paths for our plugins, presets and license file on Macs:


PA license folder location:
Go to the Finder, click on the "Go" menu, click on "Go to Folder," and enter the following file path, exactly as written below:


~/Library/Application Support/



Plugin folder locations: 
Go to the Finder, click on the "Go" menu, click on "Go to Folder," and enter any of the following file paths depending on the format that you are after:

/Library/Application Support/Avid/Audio/Plug-Ins/


Library/Application Support/Digidesign/Plug-Ins/


Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/Components/


Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/VST3/


Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/VST

Preset locations:

Go to the Finder, click on the "Go" menu, click on "Go to Folder," and enter either of the following file paths to get to the format that you want:


~/Documents/Pro Tools/Plug-In Settings

~/Library/Audio/Presets