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License Options

This table briefly describes the license options, listed in order of increasing asset mobility. Subsequent sections in this documentation provide additional information about installing, activating, and administering each option.

License Option1



You are an end user and you want to operate, install, and administer the software yourself.

Student Version

  • You are a student enrolled at a degree-granting higher education institution.

  • You are a student or teacher at a high school or pre-university school.


You would like to license a group of people to use the software, and a single person, usually a system administrator, will install and administer the license

Network Named User

You would like to use the license manager to provide named user licenses over a network via User-Based licensing


Your organization is standardized on the FlexNet® license manager, or you need to impose strict limits on software use for accounting or license management purposes

1 Licenses for academic institutions do not support all license options.

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