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IntroductionProduct activation helps us ensure you are using a genuine copy of Nitro PDF Professional and that your license is not already in use. And for group- or site-wide installations, it can help IT administrators streamline larger installations of Nitro Pro across many computers – as you can use the one license key across all computers for fast deployment, and to easily ensure the maximum number of available licenses are not exceeded.
How to activate your license (automatically)
If you have installed Nitro PDF Professional on a computer that connects to the Internet, you can activate quickly via these steps:
Open Nitro PDF Professional.
On the Help ribbon, in the Product group, click About.
Click the Activate Nitro PDF Professional option, and then click Next.
Click Activate to complete the process.
How to activate your license (automatically via a proxy server)
If you connect to the Internet through a proxy server, then you may need to configure your proxy settings to successfully complete the activation process. Follow these steps to activate via a proxy server:
On the Activate Nitro PDF Professional dialog, click Proxy Settings
Enter your proxy settings, and then click Close.
How to activate your license (manually)
On computer 1
Click Activate manually via a web browser.
Make a copy of the installation ID and license code.
On computer 2
On an Internet-enabled computer, open a web browser, and then go to our manual activation webpage.
Enter your installation ID and license code, and then click Generate/Unlock Code/Certificate.
Copy the newly generated activation certificate so you can transfer it back to the computer on which Nitro Pro is installed.
Transfer the activation code back to the computer on which Nitro Pro is being activated.
On the Activate Manually dialog, paste in the activation code and click Activate to complete the process.