SoftwareKey System Purchasing Options

The SoftwareKey System is comprised of:

  • Protection (licensing client) - This component is included in your software, which is distributed to customers.   It controls access to your software.
  • Automation (licensing server/service) - The protection component connects to a central licensing server on the web to automatically activate and validate licenses throughout the lifetime of the license.

New customers can choose between Protection Only or our most popular combination of Protection + Automation. Existing Protection customers can add Automation at any time.

Protection Only

Manual licensing and activation (offline)

  • Licensing and copy protection
  • Software updates and online support included for one year (20% of license cost to renew per year)
  • Offline activations must be processed manually
  • Manual customer and license management

$399

one time fee (starting at)

Protection + Automation

The complete SoftwareKey System!

Fully automated solution to
increase revenue and save time.

  • ​​Licensing and copy protection
  • Software updates and online support
  • Automated online activation
  • Secure license transfers / deactivations / revocations
  • Optional integrated eCommerce and portal
  • Customer registration and management
  • Web services for integration and automation
  • Hosted license server

$399

setup fee + $30/month (minimum)

+ Automation

For existing customers who currently have Protection Only

  • Add license automation to your existing protected applications
  • Add online activation options
  • Add integrated eCommerce to sell licenses online
  • Not for new customers
  • Additional cost when purchased separately

$99

setup fee + $30/month (minimum)

They always help me with a prompt, cheerful, and very easy to understand response

We have been using SOLO Server along with Protection PLUS 4 SDK for several years. We recently upgraded to Protection PLUS 5 SDK, and the SoftwareKey support team has helped make the transition a success. With our software release date quickly approaching, things began to become a bit hectic and I had some urgent questions that needed answers. SoftwareKey support promptly supplied me with more than ample documentation, and got me on the right path to resolving my issue that night before the start of the next business day. No matter how simple (or dumb) of a question I have, they always help me towards a resolution with a prompt, cheerful, and very easy to understand response.

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Adam Reue Senior Software Engineering Project Manager, Revcord

A powerful and flexible solution with very good customer service

We use Protection PLUS 5 Native along with Instant SOLO server. It's a powerful, flexible solution that gives us a lot of choice in how we would like our licenses to work, and it extends easily to a complete e-commerce solution. It's a good solution with very good customer service.

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Peter Mason Scientific Programmer, CSIRO Mineral Resources

Your automation generates more income

You have allowed us to automate much of our licensing process and saved us a lot of time in terms of resource allocation. As a result, we have sold more products and generated more income.

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Erik Toraason IntegrityWare, Inc.

100% MONEY BACK GUARANTEE

We stand behind our products and services. If for any reason you are not completely satisfied with your purchase and we are unable to remedy the situation, simply contact us within 30 days of receipt and we will gladly provide a refund. Some exclusions apply.