Individual-use licenses are one-time purchases. Business-use and multiuser licenses are subscriptions.
Here are the differences to figure out which is right for you.
These apps are device-specific and intended for personal use. The products are one-time purchases with no expiration date, or recurring fees. Once downloaded and installed, no internet access is required to use them.
Business and multiuser use
Business use licenses are purchased through a business sales rep. For information on purchasing, visit our site licenses page.
These licenses are intended for business and institutional use, and can be a perpetual subscription without updates, or an annual subscription.
- Individual business licenses are device-specific and intended for businesses and government purposes. Once installed, you will need a serial number or user name and password to authenticate the app.
- Multi-user seat licenses are device-specific and can be shared amongst multiple individuals. Seat licenses are installed on devices in labs, classrooms, and libraries. Once installed, you will need a serial number or user name and password to authenticate the app.
- Site license subscriptions provide desktop web access and mobile app access to any individual within an institution's network.