How does the license system work?

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Poster: Morten
Article ID: 141
Posted: Thu 28 Jan 2016
Approved: Yes

QUESTION
How does the license system work?

ANSWER
  • The Lumion license is installed on your PC as an integral part of the installation files.
  • You can install Lumion on as many PCs as you want.
  • The number of License Keys or Seats (see below) determines how many PCs you can use Lumion on at the same time.
  • Lumion requires access to the internet when you start up & shut down Lumion, as well as when you need to upload or manage MyLumion projects.
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If you want to use be able to simultaneously use Lumion on multiple PCs, there are two options:

1) A single License Key with multiple seats:
This is usually a more flexible solution if you need to run Lumion on many different PCs. There's only one Download Manager and a corresponding set of installation files for this license type.

After installing Lumion on the PCs at your office, the license system will lock one seat when you start up Lumion on a PC and unlock the seat when you shut down Lumion again on that PC.

If you already have several License Keys and would prefer to have a single License Key with several seats (i.e. one set of installation files as opposed to several);
   -> please forward your license numbers and purchase receipts to office[at]act-3d.com (emial address: replace the [at] with @) so we can convert your X License Keys to 1 License Key with X seats.


2) Separate licenses:
This license type means that there is a separate Download Manager and separate installation files for each license that you buy. In other words: you'll need to download the installation files once for every License Key and install them on your PCs.

The Lumion license system then ensures that you can't run more than one instance of Lumion for each license. We do not recommend this license type if you have more than 1 License Key and you need to use Lumion on many PCs.



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