PyCharm 2020.2 Help

PyCharm License Activation Dialog

To open this dialog, do one of the following:

  • On the Welcome screen, click Configure | Manage License

  • From the main menu, select 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 (for example Free evaluation) and, if appropriate, provides related controls (for example Buy PyCharm).

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

ItemDescription
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

OptionDescription
JB Account

Register using the JetBrains Account.

If you are using two-factor authentication for your JetBrains Account, specify the generated app password instead of the main JetBrains Account password.

JetBrains Account with 2-factor authentication

For more information, see What is JetBrains Account?

Activation code

Register using an activation code.

You can get an activation code when you purchase a license for the corresponding product.

License server

Register using the Floating License Server.

When performing silent install or managing PyCharm installations on multiple machines, you can set the JETBRAINS_LICENSE_SERVER environment variable to point the installation to the Floating License Server URL.

If you encounter any issue when registering PyCharm, contact PyCharm support.

Last modified: 14 August 2020