Taking Online License to Offline
Tips and Tricks • Sriram Krishnan • 17 August 2020
SOLIDWORKS has introduced online licencing to simplify the licence transfer process between the systems. This allows the user to switch licence between the hardware in times of crash or whenever required. However, internet is required to use Online licence.
The application also has an option to go offline, at times of poor internet connectivity.
To take licence offline, select the login icon at the top right corner, and select Take License Offline.
The maximum duration to use the product’s license offline is 30 days. After that period, you must select “Take License Offline” to continue working without internet.
The limitation in using an online license in Offline is that, it cannot be activated on any other machine.