License Manager Utility

Managing the licenses is possible both through an interactive console interface and via the command line. To enter the interactive mode, run without any parameters and select the Manage licenses option, or start Bin/LicenseManager.Console without any parameters. In both cases, you will see the console interface for the License Manager utility.

Important! Activation script must be run under ROOT.

The console interface displays the list of currently available licenses. Select the license number to view the following information about it:

Column Description
Serial number The ABBYY FineReader Engine 12 serial number.
Functionality subset The functionality subset of the license (Developer or Runtime, and any license limitations, e.g., Trial).
Protection type

The protection type:

  • Software (File) — software protection key.
  • CodeMeter Key — hardware protection key.
  • Online licensing — online protection.
Installation type

The installation type:

  • Standalone — the license is used on a local computer.
  • Network — the license is located on a network computer.
Expiration date The expiration date.

License parameters

Select License parameters to view, in addition to the license properties described in the above table, the detailed information about the features that are allowed by your license: text types, export formats, additional modules, etc.

Activating, updating, or deactivating the license

To activate a new license, select Activate license on the first screen and follow the instructions.

To update or deactivate one of the available licenses, select it in the list of all licenses, then select Update license or Deactivate license. License update may be performed by e-mail or via the Internet connection. Deactivation is possible only via the Internet.

Runtime license emulation

You can use your Developer's license in the Runtime emulated mode. This allows you to test your application which uses the ABBYY FineReader Engine 12 library.

To try emulation, select the Developer License in the list and choose License emulation method: Developer; it will change to License emulation method: Emulate runtime. You may now select License parameters emulation settings, go through the list of available modules, and disable those modules which will not be available in your Runtime License. Note that you can still select only those modules which are supported by your Developer License.

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