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Q100585: How to activate your login-based licence on your device


Foundry Login Licensing gives you the flexibility to easily use your license on different machines when or if you need to.

Before you can activate the license on your machine, you will need to have a valid entitlement in your account on the Foundry website.  You can view your current login licenses and entitlements by logging in to

If you are using Modo 15 or above, please refer to this alternative guide to activate your login-based license: Q100606: How to activate a log-in based license for Modo



  1. Launch your software.  It will display the Licensing window when it does not find the license.  Click on Authorise Device (this example shows Nuke indie)


  2. Enter your login details for the Foundry website, where Account Name is your email address, and click on Authorise Device
  3. The software will install a license on your machine that is valid for 37 days. Click on Launch to start using the software.


The license will be renewed each time you run the software while connected to the internet. 




More information about login-based licensing is available in the following articles:

Q100586: How to de-activate your login-based license

Q100285: Troubleshooting Login-based Licensing

Q100283: How to activate a Login License for Modo 14 and below

Q100606: How to activate a log-in based license for Modo

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