LIC File Extension

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Software License Format
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What is LIC file?

Files containing the LIC format are mainly license files, utilised within a network by various applications – shareware and commercial programs. LIC file contains registration information of an application to which it refers to.

Other information about LIC files

  1. Structure of LIC files not always appear the same, due to the fact, that it may be an uncomplicated text file, or an encrypted binary file. Cyphering or encoding of LIC files occurs when the priority is to secure license rights of the referred applications.
  2. LIC files are usually provided to a user by the producer, after purchasing his software, in order for the software to be included within a valid license, files should be installed on the hard drive or they should be locally available.
  3. LIC file is generated in the moment of registering a software.

Additional function of LIC files

LIC files are used by producers also in order to restrict functionalities of a test version of a commercial software. After downloading a trial version, a LIC file is being downloaded onto the device. It enables the producer to restrict utilisation on of an application up to a specified time or defined number of uses – before purchasing a full, payed version of the program.

Programs that support LIC file

We hope we helped you solve the problem with the LIC file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.

What else may cause problems?

There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the LIC file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).

First - the LIC file may be incorrectly associated with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this association by yourself. To do this, right-click on the LIC file that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the LIC file should be solved.

Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version of given file, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the LIC file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).

Do you want to help?

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