Transferring Licenses

To transfer product license

This procedure is used to transfer a license from one computer or dongle to another computer or dongle. The procedure has two steps

  1. Initiate the transfer on the computer or dongle that has the license. (Source computer)
  2. Complete the process on a different computer or dongle that will receive the license. (Destination computer)

Note: this process makes use of a one-time transfer certificate that is shown in Transferred licenses list.
It is also possible to use the original certificate which came in the e-mail when the license was purchased.

To initiate the transfer on the Source computer

  1. Select one or more items in Registered products list.  Hold Shift key and click on a product line to select multiple products
  2. Click the Transfer Licenses button.
  3. Click Yes in the Transfer Licenses dialog box.  Transferred products will show in the Transferred Licenses list.
  4. If the computer is online, the procedure will complete automatically.   Otherwise follow the offline action procedure 
  5. Transfer certificates to the Destination computer

Note 1: Once you click Yes in the Transfer dialog box, the active license is removed from Source computer, and is made available for registration again.  The production software will stop working without this license.

Note 2:  If you change your mind about the transfer while offline Transfer License is pending, click the Cancel Offline button.  You must then execute the recover product licenses on the Source computer in order to make the license available again on the Source computer

To complete transfer on Destination computer

  1. Click the Register Licenses button to open Register Certificates dialog box.
  2. Click the Import button and select the text file exported from Source computer.
  3. Click the Register All button.   
  4. If the computer is online, the procedure will complete automatically.   Otherwise follow the offline action procedure