Whether you’re a single user or you’re supporting an international team of engineers, the Tecplot licensing program is designed to give you flexible and cost-effective options. We offer several commercial license types to fit any size and kind of organization. Also see our academic offerings. For more information, call us at 800-763-7005 or 425-653-1200 or email email@example.com.
MyTecplot Customer Portal
Customers logging into your MyTecplot account in our Customer Portal can access the Dashboard where you can download supported releases of Tecplot software, manage licenses and keys, submit support tickets, and edit your profile information. You may want to watch this short video tutorial on managing Tecplot licenses and keys. If you are not a customer, you can get the latest release by downloading our Free Trial Software.
A license includes an executable-only binary software download, a license to use the software, documentation, and 12 months of Tecplot Maintenance Service. For your specific licensing agreement, see the end-user licensing agreement (EULA), also included with your Tecplot product, located in the top menu under Help.
If Licensee has purchased a Single-User License, Tecplot, Inc. allows one (1) designated individual user, and only that individual, the right to Install and Use the Software on one (1) computer or one computer with local display and remote access to such computer by the designated individual user through VPN. The designated user may share said user’s display through desktop conferencing software. Use on any additional computers or on a virtual server is not permitted without written permission from Tecplot, Inc.
Single-Facility Network License
If Licensee has purchased a Single-Facility Network License, Licensee may Install and Use the Software on any compatible computer on Licensee’s internal local-area network (LAN) for Use by the licensed number of concurrent users. In addition, such licensed users may access computers on Licensee’s internal LAN with local display and remote access to such computer by such licensed users through VPN. The licensed users may also share their display through desktop conferencing software such as GoToMeeting, Zoom, or other. A LAN is defined as an internal computer network confined to a building or group of buildings within a one hundred (100) kilometer radius. Licensee must run the provided license manager application on a computer server (hereinafter “License Server”) to administer the Software. The License Server can be administered outside the facility as long as the Software Use is within a single facility.
Multi-Facility Network License
If Licensee has purchased a Multi-Facility Network License, Licensee may Install and Use the Software on any compatible computer on Licensee’s internal wide-area Network (WAN) for Use by the licensed number of concurrent users. A WAN is defined as an internal computer network or group of LANs that has no geographic boundaries. Licensee must run the provided license manager application on a License Server to administer the Software. Excluding Licensee’s regular system backups and archives, Licensee may make a single copy of the Software as an archive copy, provided that it includes all notices and markings, including copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices as on the original, and which may not be in Use at any time unless the original is damaged beyond Use, and must remain in Licensee’s possession and control.
Concurrent User License
A non-exclusive, non-transferable license that limits the use of the software to a single, concurrent user. A separate software module, called a License Manager, is included in the purchase price of the license. License keys are issued by Tecplot, Inc. that lock the execution of the License Manager to a user specified machine. The Concurrent User License allows FieldView to be executed on any system that resides on the same network with the system that is running the License Manager.
Batch License (Tecplot 360)
A non-exclusive, non-transferable license that permits a single concurrent user to use multiple concurrent instances of the software in batch mode. Accessing the batch license with a generic or shared user account is not permitted. Multiple individuals accessing a single seat of a batch license simultaneously is a violation of the license policy.
Batch-only License (FieldView).
A non-exclusive, non-transferable license that permits running FieldView in batch-only mode. Batch-only FieldView has all of the features and functions of standard FieldView, except that the GUI and graphics window display are suppressed. Scripts, Restarts, FVX and/or python are used to control post-processing and images, movies, numerical results, exports and XDBs can all be created.
Single System License (FieldView)
A non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use a single instance of the software on a specific, designated desktop or laptop. License keys are issued by Tecplot, Inc. that lock the execution of the software to a single machine. A supported license may be moved to another machine, as long as it is removed from the initial machine via a license transfer agreement and the license is under maintenance. Out of maintenance licenses may be transferred for an additional fee. Single System Licensing is available for FieldView on Windows, Linux, macOS only.