Exporting and Importing Licenses

Applies to ReadyAPI 3.44.1, last modified on March 24, 2023

This page is related to file-based licenses — a legacy license type used in ReadyAPI 3.44.1. This license type will be sunsetted from October 2023. For information on the current ID-based license type, see SmartBear ID-based Licenses.

Exporting a license

Exporting a license means you make a backup of your license. You export a license during the product deactivation – you simply save the license information to a file. After you got the file with the exported license, you can activate the license on another computer by specifying that file.


  • Exporting works for fixed licenses only.

  • License deactivation disables the Pro features of the tool. If you disable a license for some of the ReadyAPI tools, and if you do not have a Pro license for at least one other tool, you will not be able to use ReadyAPI.

To learn how to deactivate your license, see these instructions:

Importing a license

You can activate (import) an exported license on another computer. To do this, simply specify your exported license file when activating the license. For information on license activation, see these topics:

See Also

Fixed License Activation
License Types

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