.LICENSE File Extension

Software License File

A license file proves a user has paid to use an application. Files with .LIC extension store license data. Do not edit license files, as that may invalidate the license. Refer to application setup ins...

General Information

Title LICENSE File Extension
Extension .license
Full Form Software License File
File Type License File
Developer Varies
MIME Type text/plain

File Function

Primary Function Authentication, Activation
Additional Functions Validation, Verification
Features Encrypted, Unique

File Characteristics

Quality Encrypted text
Supports Layers N/A
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable No

Use Cases

Software Activation Yes
License Verification Yes
Product Registration Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks License tampering
Best Practices Secure storage, Backup

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release Varies
Latest Version Varies

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .key, .lic, .dat

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Microsoft Windows Licensed Windows
Various Software Varies Varies