License file locations

To enable Cresset applications you will require a valid license file (from your sales manager or enquiries@cresset-group.com). This file should be placed in one of the locations listed below.

Windows

Save the license file to one of these locations:

Location Windows 7, 8 and 10
HOME directory C:\Users\<username>
Documents directory C:\Users\<username>\Documents
Cresset licenses directory – global installation C:\Program Files\Cresset-BMD\Licenses
Cresset licenses directory – user installation C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Cresset-BMD\Licenses
Custom directory Save license file to any directory. Start application and click “Change extra directory” button. Now browse for your chosen directory.
Environment variable cressetbmd_LICENSE can be used to specify the location of Cresset license files.

If you are having problems getting the license to be auto-recognized please contact Cresset support. If you require a license file please register here or contact Cresset.

Linux

Save the license file to one of these locations:

Location RHEL 6 Other Linux
HOME directory $HOME $HOME
Documents directory $HOME/Documents $HOME/Documents
Cresset licenses directory – global installation /opt/cresset/licenses /path/to/installation/directory/cresset/licenses
Custom directory Save license file to any directory. Start application and click “Change extra directory” button. Now browse for your chosen directory.
Environment variable cressetbmd_LICENSE can be used to specify the location of Cresset license files.

If you are having problems getting the license to be auto-recognized, please contact Cresset support. If you require a license file please register here or contact Cresset.

OS X

Save the license file to one of these locations:

Location OS X
HOME directory $HOME
Documents directory $HOME/Documents
Cresset licenses directory – global installation /Library/Application Support/Cresset/
Cresset licenses directory – local installation $HOME/Library/Application Support/Cresset/Licenses
Custom directory Save license file to any directory. Start application and click “Change extra directory” button. Now browse for your chosen directory.
Environment variable cressetbmd_LICENSE can be used to specify the location of Cresset license files.

If you are having problems getting the license to be auto-recognized, please contact Cresset support. If you require a license file please register here or contact Cresset.