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How to manage licenses using the PTC Licensing Tool

Modified: 05-Jan-2024   

Applies To

  • Creo Parametric 1.0 to 10.0
  • Mathcad 14.0 to 15.0
  • Mathcad Prime 1.0 to 9.0
  • PTC Arbortext Editor 7.0 to 8.2
  • PTC Arbortext Styler 7.0 to 8.2
  • PTC Arbortext Publishing Engine 7.0 to 8.2
  • Windchill PDMLink 11.1 to 12.0
  • Arbortext IsoDraw CADprocess 6.1 to 7.4
  • PTC Arbortext Advanced Print Publisher 12.0
  • Creo View 1.0 to 10.1
  • Creo Illustrate 1.0 to 8.0


  • How to access the PTC Licensing Tool
  • How to retrieve license file
  • How to generate license file
  • How to use Sales Order Number to install new products and get license file
  • How to acquire the Home Use license
  • How to generate the Home Use license file
  • How to get the list of all the available licenses under an account
  • How to check Available, Installed and Expired licenses using PTC Licensing Tools
  • How to move license file
  • How to get an updated license file
  • How to update the License file to be compatible with new release of Creo Illustrate/View
  • How to transfer licenses from OLD Hardware to NEW Hardware
  • Where to download license of Creo View MCAD
  • How to install a home home-use license for host id xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx
  • What are the Creo licenses we have for following SCN XXXXX?
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