Comparison of Activation Code Generation Methods
|Feature||QuickLicense Application||Safe Activation Service||Self-Hosted WebActivation||Desktop License Server|
|Automated 24/7 Instant Activation||No||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Activation Page Presented on Vendor Web Site||Activation Request page generated by QuickLicense Pro.||Yes, optional.||Yes||Yes|
|Vendor Web Development Skills Required||Provide Activation Codes by phone or email.|
Semi-Automated Activation page from QuickLicense Pro.
|The Activation web page is highly configurable from vendor account.|
No web programming skills are required.
|A default web form is presented with an ASP page without additional development.|
With additional development effort, the vendor can customize this web page.
|No development required. |
Server Admin skills are needed for setup process.
|Vendor Web Site Required||Not required.||No web site is required.|
Vendor can present activation page from Safe Activation directly on the vendor web site.
|Yes, activation system is self-hosted and administered. Windows based web server required with ability to run EXE and ASP files.|
Alternatively, vendor can present a customized human or web service interface with WebActivationRT.dll.
|Yes, either Linux or Windows VPS Hosting account is supported.|
|Collect Customer Name, Phone, Email, etc. during Activation||A semi-automated Activation web page can be generated from QuickLicense Pro.||Yes, with no programming required.||This requires additional vendor web development.||Yes, with no programming required.|
|Grant Activation Codes Based on Customer Provided Serial Number||Human administered.||Automated||Automated||Automated|
|Securely Release or Move a License Between Computers||Requires vendor participation.||Fully automated by Safe Activation Service 2 or 3.||Yes||Yes|
|Automated Subscriptions, Feature Delivery, Remote Reset, Suspend and Notifications||Manage subscription with periodic code. Enable features with password.||This requires Safe Activation Service 2 or 3.||Only automated subscriptions are supported.||Yes|
|Cost||QuickLicense can generate an Activation Code and email it to a customer.||The monthly charge has no setup, cancellation or upgrade fee. Eliminate upfront development cost.|
The LicenseSupport product presents an API for Safe Activation.
|A one-time license fee supports large volume and multiple products.|
This option offers flexibility and integration with other business processes.
|This option offers a scaleable price based on server size.|