PyCharm 2016.2 Help

PyCharm License Activation Dialog

To open this dialog: Register on the Welcome screen or Help | Register.

You can evaluate PyCharm Ultimate for 30 days. After that period, you need to buy PyCharm and activate your license.

The upper part of the dialog reflects your PyCharm usage status (e.g. Free evaluation) and, if appropriate, provides related controls (e.g. Buy PyCharm).

The license activation options are in the lower part of the dialog under Activate new license via.

PyCharm usage status-related controls

Buy PyCharm Click this button to go to the JetBrains Web site to study the PyCharm purchasing options and to buy a license.
Evaluate for free for 30 days Click this button to start evaluating PyCharm.

License activation options

License key Select this option if you have a license key. Specify your user name (or company name) and the key. (The corresponding information is in your license certificate email.)

The recommended way of entering the name and the key is by copying the information from the certificate email and then pasting it into the fields (Ctrl+C/Ctrl+V.

If PyCharm rejects the license information, see The key is not accepted for a possible solution.

License server Select this option if there is the PyCharm License Server on your company's intranet. Specify the server URL in the License server address field. For the address to be entered automatically, click the Discover server button.

To find out if your company is using the License Server and what its URL should be, contact your system administrator.

JetBrains Account Select this option if your PyCharm license is linked with your JetBrains Account. Specify your JetBrains Account access credentials.

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Last modified: 29 August 2016