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To enable the Pro edition features, you need to install the License Key String or License Key File that you received after purchasing the license.

Installing a License Key String

  1. Select and copy the License Key String included in the email,
  2. Start DbVisualizer and select the Help->License Key main menu choice,
  3. Select License Key String as the License Type,
  4. Paste the key string into the text area,
  5. Click Install License,
  6. Restart DbVisualizer when prompted to do so.

The DbVisualizer main window should now say DbVisualizer Pro in the window title. You're ready to go.

Installing a License Key File

  1. Save the dbvis.license file attached to the email to disk,
  2. Start DbVisualizer and select the Help->License Key main menu choice,
  3. Select License Key File as the License Type,
  4. In the License Key File field, enter the path to the newly saved dbvis.license file or click the button to the right of the field to open a file browser to locate the file,
  5. Click Install License,
  6. Restart DbVisualizer when prompted to do so.
An option to saving the dbvis.license file to disk is to drag it from you mail application (or elsewhere) into the License Key File field in the Help->License Key window.

The DbVisualizer main window should now say DbVisualizer Pro in the window title. You're ready to go.

Uninstalling the license key

If you ever need to uninstall the license key, you can do so by removing the license file. Its path is listed in DbVisualizer Pro, license file location.

DbVisualizer Pro, license file location

The license key file for DbVisualizer Pro is located in the following paths depending on used operating system:

Operating SystemFilename
WindowsC:\Users\<user>\.dbvis\dbvis.license
UNIX/Linux/home/<user>/.dbvis/dbvis.license
macOS/Users/<user>/.dbvis/dbvis.license
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