Q100382: What is a purchase licence?



This article explains what a temporary purchase licence is and why these are issued by our Sales team. It will also provide information on the differences between a purchase licence and your full commercial/rental/education licence


When you place an order with our Sales team you will be issued with a temporary purchase licence to cover the period of the invoice.  The purchase licence is fully functional and lasts for 35 days from when the order is placed.

Once the payment of the invoice is complete then you will be sent the full licence, which is either a permanent license or one that lasts for the duration of your rental period.  If a reseller is involved in the transaction, we issue the full licence to the reseller once the payment has been received.  
NOTE: If your purchase licence is still installed and valid when you install the full licence you may see the temporary licence warning when launching your software.  Once the purchase licence expires then the program will move on and run off the full licence.  More information on this can be found in the following article:

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More information on how our licensing works can be found below: 

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