PDF Studio License keys can be managed using one of the below methods:

NoteFor personal use, you may install and activate PDF Studio for your own use on up to 2 computers. If needed, you can add an additional computer to your user licenseFor commercial use, you must purchase a separate license for each individual that will be using the application.

Unregister / Deactivate Device

License Key Manager (Version 2018.3.1+)

PDF Studio 2018.3.1 introduced a new license key management tool for keys with 10 users or less. This tool can be used to view or remove any current users & machines registered to your license key.

To access the key management tool:

  1. Launch PDF Studio on any of the machines currently registered
  2. Go to the Help Tab then click on License Information
  3. Click on Manage to see the current list of registered users and devices associated with your key
    • Note: This option is only available for license keys with 10 or less Users
  4. Check the box next to each of the User(s) / Device(s) you wish to unregister
  5. Click on the “Unregister” button

Older PDF Studio Versions

To deactivate PDF Studio for a given user on a machine:

  1. Log on to the User account or Device you wish to unregister
    • NoteIf your computer is offline, bring it back online temporarily to deactivate the software. If the computer can not be put online, contact PDF Studio Customer Support for help.
  2. Launch PDF Studio
  3. Go to Help > License Information
  4. Click on the “Unregister” button

Transfer License Key

If you are moving computers or have reached the maximum number of activations allowed on your license, you need to first deactivate PDF Studio on a computer you no longer use before activating it on another computer.

  1. Follow the directions above to deactivate the User(s) / Device(s) you no longer need to free up a spot
  2. Once deactivated Download and install PDF Studio on the new device
  3. User your license key to activate the new User(s) / Device(s)

Retrieve Current Registered User(s) / Device(s)

License Key Manager (Version 2018.3.1+)

For keys with 10 users or less, use the new license key management tool (introduced in PDF Studio 2018.3.1) to view the list of current users & machines registered to your license key.

To access the key management tool:

  1. Launch PDF Studio on any of the machines currently registered
  2. Go to the Help Tab then click on License Information
  3. Click on Manage to see the current list of registered users and devices associated with your key
    • Note: This option is only available for license keys with 10 or less Users

Older Versions and/or Over 10 Users