Available in PaperCut NG and PaperCut MF.

Installing a license

PaperCut NG/MF licenses are issued as a digitally signed file. Installing the license file into the application enables the software for use within your organization.

To install the license file supplied by your vendor:

  1. Save the license file to your hard disk. Your desktop is a handy location. Files are typically named PaperCut NG/MF-[orgname].license.


    There is no need to unzip the file. You can load the file into the system as supplied.

  2. Click the About tab.

  3. In the Register area, click Browse.

  4. Locate the license file saved in step 1; then click Open.

  5. Click Install license.

  6. Verify license information is correctly listed in the About page.


    The file supplied is a digitally signed and zipped text file containing your license information. It's converted to ZIP format to minimize size. If you're interested in viewing the contents of the file, rename the file to .zip and open it in any ZIP extraction utility.

If you have a question about your license or need assistance please email the PaperCut Software International Pty. Ltd. technical support team and they are more than happy to assist you.