Category Archives for "General Licensing Tips"

Jul 25

Product Activation: Fingerprints, Copy Protection, Disconnected Computers

By Mike Wozniak | General Licensing Tips

For the most control, protected applications typically rely on some form of product activation process. A good licensing system will offer solutions for computers directly connected to the internet as well as for those that are not.​During application startup, the protected software application will open and read its license file. This file can contain many […]

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May 08

Why Software Licensing is a Smart Move

By Mike Wozniak | General Licensing Tips

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This three minute read will validate your decision to use a licensing system and empower you with information as you select the best solution for your needs. Today’s licensing system solutions can deliver more than ever right out of the box and are highly adaptable as your needs evolve. Modern software licensing solutions prove invaluable […]

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Mar 07

How to Protect a Web Application with Licensing Controls

By Abram P | General Licensing Tips

Web applications are technically different from traditional, desktop applications, in several ways. Consequently, they come with some unique challenges and options for licensing.The first challenge with licensing a web application is determining its license model. In addition to the many license models that apply to all applications, web applications can also have licenses limited by: […]

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Dec 20

How to license .NET components and controls using Microsoft’s LicenseProvider Class

By Dan H. | General Licensing Tips

Microsoft allows software developers to create tools which extend and add functionality to Visual Studio, making software developers more productive. If you are a .NET component or control developer, it is important to protect your intellectual property with a method to verify that a developer is authorized to use your product. With an ordinary application, […]

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