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eLicenser Control Center - License Management

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The eLicenser Control Center is an utility that allows for managing music software licenes by a variety of manufacturers.

Via the eLicenser Control Center licenses can be downloaded and stored on an USB-eLicenser (dongle, license key) or in a Soft-eLicenser (virtual license container on hard disk). Many licenses can also be transferred to other eLicensers via the eLicenser Control Center. Possible license transactions depend on the respective software and license. 

Operation & Support

The most commonly used task of the eLicenser Control Center ist the license activation.
Click hear to learn all about activating and downloading licenses.

This video illustrates the license management by real life examples.

In case you experience difficulties, please install the latest Version of the eLicenser Control Centers. Download links for both Windows and Mac can be found below.

If you have trouble activating a specifc license even though you've have installed the latest eLicenser Control Center, please refer to the manufacturer of your software (see box at the right).

These help articles provide additional information on licenses, the eLicenser Control Center, Soft-eLicensers and USB-eLicensers :

For licences stored on an USB-eLicenser (dongle): USB-eLicenser - Details, Tips and Troubleshooting troubleshooting
If you don't use an USB-eLicenser (license on hard disk): Soft-eLicenser FAQ

Download the latest eLicenser Control Center

Most issues with Soft-eLicensers or USB-eLicensers, activation codes and licenses can easily be solved by installing the latest eLicenser Control Center.

After the installation, please open the eLicenser Control Center and apply the 'Maintenance & Online Synchronisation' by clicking on 'Perform Maintenance Tasks' (or click on the 'Maintenance' button if not shown).

Mac

Mac OS X 10.8 · 10.9 · 10.10 · 10.11 · macOS 10.12

Windows

Windows 7 · Windows 8 · Windows 10
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 or later must be installed!
November 21, 2016 · 31.5 MB
eLicenser Control Center 6.10.4.1203
November 21, 2016 · 62.2 MB
eLicenser Control Center 6.10.4.1203
Release Notes (PDF)

Downloads for older operating systems

After the installation of an older version of the eLicenser Control Center, it is recommended to open the program and apply the 'Maintenance & Online Synchronisation' by clicking on 'Perform Maintenance Tasks' (or click on the 'Maintenance' button at the top right if not shown). Among others, this will update the license database, which might be required for the detection of newer licenses. 

Mac

Windows

11th of August, 2014 · 27.6 MB
Last installer for Mac OS X 10.7

Mac OS X 10.7 · 10.8 · 10.9
eLicenser Control Center 6.8.1.14153
Release Notes (PDF)

14th of July, 2014 · 26.8 MB
Last installer for Mac OS X 10.6

Mac OS X 10.6 · 10.7 · 10.8 · 10.9
eLicenser Control Center 6.7.1.8151
Release Notes (PDF)

30th of May, 2012 · 14.6 MB
Last installer for Mac OS X 10.5 (PowerPC and Intel-based)

Mac OS X 10.5 · 10.6 · 10.7
eLicenser Control Center 6.3.6.1098
Release Notes (PDF)

27th of August, 2010 · 12.3 MB
Last installer for Mac OS X 10.3.9 und 10.4

Mac OS X 10.3 · 10.4 · 10.5 · 10.6
eLicenser Control Center 6.0.2.7036 ·
This version does not include an uninstaller.
Release Notes (PDF)
14th of July, 2014 · 33 MB
Last installer for Windows XP und Windows Vista

Windows XP SP 3 · Windows Vista · Windows 7 · Windows 8
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 or 4.5 must be installed!
eLicenser Control Center 6.7.1.8151
Release Notes (PDF)