Network and multiple licenses
|To enable easy rollout across a school, Stop Motion Pro has 2 options:
- Stop Motion Pro Network for Action!, Action! Plus and Studio Plus editions
- 20 plus pack for Action!, Action! Plus and Studio Plus Editions (with 50% discount)
Stop Motion Pro Network
The network license editions of Stop Motion Pro are packaged using Microsoft's MSI deployment technology.
Stop Motion Pro can be installed in network environment by:
• using Microsoft Group Policy and Active Directories technologies
• manual installation on user machines
• installation on single machine, then duplicated by Norton Ghost or Acronis disk imaging technologies
• other deployment technologies including Novell Zenworks
With the Action! network edition, the user machines must be connected to the server at all times. This connection is for licensing control purposes.
Stop Motion Pro Studio Plus network and Action! Plus network have additional security technology that allows computers disconnected from the licensed server to run Stop Motion Pro for 30 days, perfect for covering school holidays and teacher's laptops.
· A registration data file is located on a centralized server
· The location of the registration data file is stored in the Windows registry (HKLM) of each workstation (UNC or fixed path names can be used)
· When Stop Motion Pro is started on the workstation, it looks in the registry for the registration file location, opens the file, then validates the contents.
· If the registration data file contents are validated correctly, Stop Motion Pro opens to the user
The help file for the Stop Motion Pro Network installation wizard can be found here. It gives more information on the technical aspects of the network installation.
20 plus pack
For schools that do not have a network connections for the users, Action!, Action! Plus and Studio Plus Edu editions are available at a 50% discount when you order 20 or more licenses in a single purchase.
Extra information for schools is available here.
Please view our Edition difference page for more information of version features.
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