After you download your Altova product software, you can license—or activate—it using either a free evaluation key or a purchased permanent license key.
•Free permanent license. When you first start the software after downloading and installing it, the Software Activation dialog will pop up. In it is a button to request a free permanent license. Enter your name, company, and e-mail address in the dialog that appears, and click Request. A license file is sent to the e-mail address you entered and should reach you in a few minutes. Save the license file to a suitable location. When you clicked Request, an entry field appeared at the bottom of the Request dialog. This field takes the path to the license file. Browse for or enter the path to the license file, and click OK. (In the Software Activation dialog, you can also click Upload a New License to access a dialog in which the path to the license file is entered.)
|Note:||For multi-user licenses, each user will be prompted to enter his or her own name. |
Your license email and the different ways to license (activate) your Altova product
The license email that you receive from Altova will contain your license file as an attachment. The license file has a .altova_licenses file extension.
To activate your Altova product, you can do one of the following:
•Save the license file (.altova_licenses) to a suitable location, double-click the license file, enter any requested details in the dialog that appears, and finish by clicking Apply Keys.
•Save the license file (.altova_licenses) to a suitable location. In your Altova product, select the menu command Help | Software Activation, and then Upload a New License. Browse for or enter the path to the license file, and click OK.
The Software Activation dialog can be accessed at any time by clicking the Help | Software Activation command.