What is product activation?
Product activation aims to ensure legitimate software use i.e., to reduce software piracy, by ensuring that a single subscription is tied to a single computer. Reduced piracy means that we can invest more in product development, quality and support, ultimately to the benefit of you our customers.
The activation process is as follows:
- Download and install Caedium for your platform.
- Purchase a subscription(s) or request a free trial – an activation license(s) will be sent to your registered email address
- Run Caedium and in the Help Toolbar click Activate to launch the Product Activation wizard
- Copy and paste (Windows & Linux: Ctrl+C then Ctrl+V, Mac: Cmd+C then Cmd+V) your license key from your activation email into the wizard (shown below)
- Restart Caedium to use the newly activated add-on(s)
During the final step in the activation process, the activation license key and a unique one-way computer hash, or checksum, are sent to our activation server, which validates the information and activates the product on your computer. No personally-identifying data is included or required.
Note that you may purchase the same subscription for multiple computers.
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