Use Keygen's software licensing service to manage user accounts and license keys for desktop apps, on-premise software and other digital products through an easy-to-use RESTful JSON API.

With Keygen, you can finally quit wasting time fighting with other licensing “solutions” (this includes those of us who prefer to write our own!) and start selling independently outside of the confines of the app stores, pocketing that extra 30%. In addition, you can support a wider range of platforms by using a licensing system that doesn't rely on a specific OS.

Keygen enables you to ship faster and stop wasting time (and money!) writing custom licensing servers that don't have all the features you want. And lastly, there's no gimmicky third-party installers that you have to package with your product (and that you have no control over)!

Keygen comes with everything you need to license your software, whether you're wanting to offer perpetual licenses with a limited trial, a freemium model (e.g. product add-ons), or even an on-going subscription model—we've got you covered. Keygen also offers endpoints to track machine usage, so that you can easily implement node-locked licensing (or to just get an overview on how your users use your product across machines).

Using Keygen's dashboard, you can see an overview of how your products are performing, which ones are popular, which license types fan-favorites and more—including: an up-to-date (near real-time!) activity feed, insights into each user including in-depth details on their licenses and associated machines. You can always be on top of what's happening with your products, knowing what's working and what isn't so that you can iterate quickly.

Keygen was built out of frustration for the current state of software licensing (so we know how you feel right about now—frustrated with the many enterprisey “solutions” out there). We built Keygen to make licensing simple, modern and approachable—and to get rid of all of the enterprise cruft. If you're tired of searching for a licensing solution that doesn't suck, you should see what Keygen can do for you. It may be everything you're looking for.

Key Features

  • Software licensing
  • Licensing
  • License keys
  • Product keys
  • Serial keys
  • Developer tool
  • API
  • App analytics
  • App metrics
  • User management



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