Software Activation

To continue using Nitro Pro after the trial period has expired, it is necessary to purchase a license that must be activated on your computer. Activation ensures that you have bought a genuine Nitro product by linking the software license to the computer on which it is installed.

Common terms

The following key terms will be used throughout this help topic:

  • Serial: a number that is unique to your license of Nitro Pro
  • Activation: a software process that validates the authenticity of your Nitro Pro installation to protect it from being used by someone else on other computers (the number of activations permitted for your serial depends on the license you purchased)
  • Computer ID: a unique hardware identification number derived from your computer’s physical components
  • Installation ID: a unique identification number derived from a combination of your serial and computer ID
  • Deactivation: the process that disassociates your serial from your computer and enables you to install Nitro Pro on another machine

To purchase a Nitro Pro license:

  1. On the Help tab, Click Buy Online Now
  2. Follow the instructions provided to purchase a license

To activate Nitro Pro:

Subscription:

  1. On the Help tab, go to the Product group
  2. Click About Nitro Pro
  3. Click Activation
  4. In the Activate Nitro Pro dialogue box, select the Nitro account option and click Continue
  5. If you are already logged in, the activation dialog will display a message to confirm that activation was successful

  6. If you are not logged in, log into your Nitro account to complete the activation.

Automatic, or online, activation:

  1. On the Help tab, go to the Product group
  2. Click About Nitro Pro
  3. Click Activation
  4. Enter your serial in the text box and click Activate
  5. The activation dialog will display a message to confirm that activation was successful

NOTE: To deactivate, follow the above procedure and click Deactivate when prompted