ActCAD Licensing

ActCAD Software

ActCAD offers Global Licensing on all its software versions. Licenses can be purchased any where and can be used anywhere in the World.
ActCAD licenses are perpetual and offered in multiple ways to suit your needs. Explained below various license types:

ActCAD License Types

1. Key Based License

  1. A unique serial number will be provided for Software activation over internet
  2. License can be transferred to some other computer using "License Transfer" command
  3. There is no limit on number of License Transfers
  4. Internet connection needed during activation and deactivation
  5. One license will work only in computer at a given point of time
  6. Offline activation is supported in case internet connection not available in client computer
  7. No need to connect user computer to Local Network
  8. License usage details can be monitored on Client Login portal

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2. Dongle Based License

  1. USB Dongle will be sent physically to client
  2. Install software in any Windows based computer, connect USB dongle and use the software
  3. Dongle can be shifted to any computer and no need to uninstall/reinstall the software
  4. No need to contact us even if the computer is formatted or crashed
  5. No need of internet or LAN connection
  6. If USB dongle is damaged, a new USB dongle can be purchased. But if dongle is lost, client needs to buy new license

4. Live License

  1. License is controlled by ActCAD Cloud License Server
  2. Authorize upto Five Computers per License in Client Login area
  3. One License will work in any one computer over internet at a given point of time
  4. No need of activation or deactivation
  5. Install software in any computer, add that computer to client login area, and use it
  6. Once you exit ActCAD, license will be transferred back to cloud server automatically
  7. License can be used in any global location
  8. This method is ideal for changing work locations
  9. Internet connection is needed always in client computer for License Communication

Live License Usage Steps

  1. 1. Create a text file with name "livelic.txt" in ActCAD ActCAD Install Directory/bin folder. Paste license key in this text file without any spaces.
  2. 2. Now launch ActCAD Software. If it is first time usage in this computer, it will display a message "This computer is not authorised, please
    contact your administrator". Client can add upto five computers (unique computer ids) in ActCAD Client Login. Computers ids can be changed any number of
    times without the need to contact us. This check is needed to avoid unauthorized usage of your license key by someone else. Client can monitor the license usage
    details to find who is actively using the license.
  3. 3. Once computer is Authorized, start ActCAD again. If the Authorization is verified, ActCAD will be launched.
  4. 4. When user closes ActCAD software, the license will be released back to online license server.
  5. 5. Now the license can be used by some other Authorized computer from some other location.
  6. 6. If no free license is available, it will display an error message

Please contact us if you need any additional information.