FlexNet Licensing®

Monetize and Protect Your Applications with Flexible, Robust and Secure Software Licensing Technology

Higher revenue. Less risk. To monetize and protect software against overuse and piracy, software suppliers and IoT companies need a flexible and robust licensing technology. FlexNet Licensing technologies - FlexNet Publisher and FlexNet Embedded - are the de-facto standard for software licensing and compliance management.

Monetize more effectively with FlexNet Licensing®. Manage software licensing and compliance more easily. FlexNet Licensing empowers you with leading technologies such as FlexNet Publisher and FlexNet Embedded.

With FlexNet Licensing, you can:

  • Grow market share, prevent revenue loss and monetize more effectively
  • Manage customer compliance
  • Enable secure activation mechanisms for software and devices
  • Rely on the standard for secure, flexible and robust licensing
  • Support all monetization models on all platforms
  • Support flexible packaging, bundling and feature monetization
  • Enable usage-based monetization or compliance models
  • Protect your applications against hacking and piracy
  • Protect and monetize in virtual environments


FlexNet Publisher is the de facto standard for software licensing, used by thousands of software suppliers to license and protect their applications. It supports a variety of monetization models, captures usage and offers advanced protection like tamper-resistance.

  • Manage all license models out of the box, including pay-for-overage support
  • Provide efficient in-product and volume license activation support
  • Prevent unauthorized copying and piracy
  • Support flexible machine fingerprinting
  • Support a wide variety of platforms including all major operating systems and virtualization technologies
  • Datasheet

    Protect Your Apps and Devices

    Protecting software and devices is not a one-off!

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  • Datasheet

    Licensing-as-a-Service Is an Integral Component of the IaaS Cloud Fabric

    Microsoft Azure and Flexera working together.

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  • White Paper

    Tamper Resistant Application Fortifies Your Defense Against Hacking

    Help minimize piracy risk and maximize revenue with additional security layer protection.

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