There are several methods available to activate Foxit PDF Editor. This article explains the difference between them.
In this article:
- Registration Code Activations
- Login Activations (Named User License)
- Activation method supported by product
Registration Code Activations:
Here the key takes the form of a 30 Digit Code. This method is recommended for consumers and small organizations whose users have admin privileges and install the software themselves.
A: Foxit Admin Console (recommended method)
The Foxit Admin Console offers a centralized way for Organizations to assign/revoke licenses to their users. If you assign a license to your user using the Admin Console, they can simply login to activate.
B: Yearly/monthly Subscription Activations
For your account which only has purchased one license of Foxit PDF Editor yearly/monthly subscription, you just need to sign into Foxit PDF Editor with your Foxit account to activate it. For your account which has purchased multiple licenses, you have to configure team members for your Foxit organization subscription before your team members could log in and activate Foxit PDF Editor with their respective email addresses. To configure team members, please access this article and this article.
Activation method supported by product
|Foxit PDF Editor for Windows||✔️||✔️||✔️|
|Foxit PDF Editor Pro for Windows||✔️||✔️||✔️|
|Foxit PDF Editor for macOS||✔️||✔️||✔️|
|Foxit PDF Editor for Cloud||✔️||✔️|
|Foxit PDF Editor for iOS||✔️||✔️|
|Foxit PDF Editor for Android||✔️||✔️|
Q: Is there a recommended method?
A: Yes, the Admin Console is the recommended method for activation, but it will depend on the environment your organization uses. Please consult with your Sales Representative to determine if it will be compatible.
Q: Which one can I use in an offline environment?
A: Only Named User and Shared Device can be used in these environments. Thus your option will be a registration key code.
Q: Which one can I use in an RDS such as Terminal Server or Virtual Environment such as Citrix or VMware?
A: Currently, Only Named User and Shared Device can be used in environments containing more than 3 servers or instances. If you are in a multiserver environment over three, please request an offline activation method.
Q: Is there a fee for the Admin Console?
A: The console is free for large enterprise deals. Contact your sales representative.
Q: How do I get the Admin Console?
A: Simply contact your sales representative.
Q: Why can't I use a Registration Code to Deploy Foxit PDF Editor?
A: Technically, you can use a reg code to deploy the software, but end-users will need admin privileges to activate the software the first time they run it.