Before activating you have to fulfill the following circumstances:

  • You should have administrator rights to activate the product.
  • Disable temporary the firewall on your computer
  • Disable temporary the antivirus on your computer
  • Disable temporary UAC on your Windows 7 or on your Vista. After turning UAC off, please make sure that you restarted your computer.


If the evaluation period is finished, a dialog propose to activate either a single license or a network license.

If you are still in the evaluation period, Go to menu Artlantis / License.

Select the Artlantis tab and click Activate

Enter your serial number composed of two numbers separated by a dash that you received with your order.

Then click OK

Click OK to launch Artlantis


In case there is no Internet connection on the computer, the license can be activated manually.

When you click on Activate in the Artlantis License Manager, a manual activation dialog will show up.

Enter your serial number and an encrypted ID is generated automatically. Copy or write down the whole sequence of characters.

Then use a computer with Internet connection to navigate to the activation page:

Enter the encrypted ID and then click on Connect to server.

The system will generate an activation ID on step 3.

You have to copy this activation ID into the manual license activation dialog.

Click Activate to finish.


When you click on Activate, you receive the following message :


In this case, your license is already activated on another computer. You must first deactivate it on the workstation currently using this license to be able to reactivate the license on your side.

If you need more licenses, please contact your reseller for more prices informations.

In case of hardware failure, your license cannot be deactivated. Please contact the Support Center.


In this case, the license can't be validated. Please verify :

- Serial number : you enter the right numbers, there is no space before or after the serial number.

- Artlantis : it's the one that corresponds to your license (Render or Studio).

- Artlantis version : it's Artlantis 5 and not another version.