March 18, 2022 Candace

How to transfer Keyshot licenses between computers

Keyshot, which is well-known in the 3D industry, is the first real-time ray tracing application that uses a physically correct render engine. It is based on scientific research in the areas of scientifically accurate material representation and global illumination. Besides, KeyShot gives you the power to create the high-end visuals you need throughout every stage of the design-to-market process. If you are interested in being a user in the Keyshot community, let’s try to use this software with one of both licenses: Node-Locked License and Pro Floating. 

Keyshot licenses

Most KeyShot licenses are coded to work on only one computer. KeyShot product keys or serial codes that start with the letters H, P, E, N, or Z. They correspond to KeyShot HD, KeyShot Pro, KeyShot Educational, KeyShot Not-For-Resale, and KeyShot for Zbrush versions, respectively.

All of these codes must be activated with the “stand-alone” instructions. Only KeyShot product keys or serial codes that start with the letter F correspond to KeyShot Floating and KeyShot Enterprise. F codes can be activated with the “floating” instructions.

First of all, you should know how to activate your license. There are some steps to start with the Keyshot license.

  • Launch KeyShot on the new machine
  • Click ‘Help’ and then ‘Register License’
  • Enter the necessary information as well as your serial code to activate your license

Here’s an instruction activate license in detail for Node-locked license. Likewise, you need to download the Luxion License Server software. After that, you send the following information to [email protected] to activate the Keyshot Floating license. When the Keyshot support team receives your information, they will provide you with a license, software links, and setup instructions. Read more here

Moving Keyshot Node-locked license

KeyShot serial codes can only be registered on one computer at a time. However, you can transfer your license between two computers by deactivating your license.

The currently active computer will need to be connected to the internet and also the computer you wanna move your license to needs to be on the internet. 

Before deactivating your license, make sure you have a copy of the serial code.

To deactivate a license from the primary computer:

  • Launch KeyShot and select the ‘Help’
  • Tick ‘Deactivate License on this Computer’

A pop-up window will appear asking if you wish to deactivate the license on your computer.  Then, click ‘OK’

Here is a confirmation that license has been deactivated pop-up.

If you do not receive the notification, please try to deactivate the license again.

Now that the license has been deactivated, you can use your serial code to activate KeyShot on any computer you wish.

More information about this instruction can be found here

Moving Keyshot Floating license

With a Floating license, it’s more complicated to transfer to another machine. To move your KeyShot floating license from one server to another, you have to provide some information below: 

  • Firstly, your current KeyShot floating license file.
  • Then fill out and send back the License Transfer form.

You can download The license Transfer request document form here. Then please follow the instructions. 

BESTSELLER - Keyshot user work with iRender server

iRender is particularly proud of working with BESTSELLER UNITED CHINA LTD. BESTSELLER  is an international, family-owned fashion company with a strong foundation. With a range of more than 20 individual fashion brands, BESTSELLER provides fashion clothing and accessories for women, men, teenagers, and children.

Moreover, Denmark is the country where the place starts a story about BESTSELLER. However, their 3D design team is in Hong Kong. iRender is working with this 3D design team. Their main software is Keyshot and they use both Keyshot Node-Locked and Keyshot Floating License. Our dedicated servers are helpful to scale render power quickly in their project. 

After a testing period on GPU server 8, they were satisfied with our service. Joseph Lam – a 3D designer at BESTSELLER comments: “The experience of using iRender is great and everything is much faster than we expected.”

This company decided to go with us and be a Prime customer. iRender is a partner with BESTSELLER in the rendering process.

Powerful server to accelerate rendering Keyshot projects

We would be happy to cooperate with Keyshot users. Besides, we always want to bring the best service to our customers. With the power of AMD Ryzen Threadripper Pro 3955WX @ 3.90GHz and multi-GPUs RTX 3090 24GB VRAM, you will have a fabulous experience with high performance at iRender. 

In other words, iRender provides high-performance machines for users throughout the world via Remote Desktop Applications. Remote Desktop Application is a tool to control another computer from any location. The best way to connect to the server is to have a stable internet connection.  

Most important, all servers are mental machines so you retain complete control of our server. Do not share the performance of configuration with others while you are using them.

Let’s CREATE AN ACCOUNT right now and enjoy unimaginative power from iRender.

Do not hesitate to contact Candace – Customer Support via email: [email protected] or Whatsapp: +840394000881 if you have any questions.

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