Managing licenses

Refer to procedures for the following tasks:

Re-installing license certificate

The Wordfast Pro license must be re-installed, if the license has expired.

To re-install a license certificate:

  1. Log in to the Wordfast website with your email address and password.

  2. Click License application to obtain a license file for the new install number. Alternatively, right-click the link appearing on the Confirmation Page, and save the target as. The license file has a .lic file extension. Save the file in a secure location.

  3. Open the Wordfast Pro 3 Demo Mode.

  4. Click Help > License Management.
    The Activation dialog box appears.

  5. Click License Manager.

  6. Select (Re-)Install a license certificate and click Next.

  7. Browse and navigate to C:\Program files\Wordfast and select the license file.

  8. Click Next twice and then Finish.

  9. Restart Wordfast Pro 3.
    Your license is re-activated. If you have any problems with the license and require support, please log in to the Wordfast Pro 3 support hotline at Alternatively, refer to the Wordfast wiki page, How to license Wordfast Pro.

Verifying current license certificate

To verify the current license certificate:

  1. Open Wordfast Pro 3 and go to Help > License Management.
    The Activation dialog appears.

  2. Click License Manager.

  3. Select Verify the current license certificate.
    The license certificate appears. It includes details of the current license.

Update notification

When you open Wordfast Pro 3, you will see an update notification if there are new version updates available.

Alternatively, you can go to the Help menu and click the Check for a new version option.