slm4j (Starschema License Manager for Java) is a simple and easy-to-use license file generator and validator package for Java programs. It includes a command line tool for generating private and public keys for cryptographic signing, and a runtime class (or jar module) to validate the generated keys. The signed data is an ASCII armored file, which could store date or time limitations, functionality restrictions, or any user specified strings. The embedded license file validation ensures that file is not modified by using the DSA algorithm.
EasyLicenser is a simple, low-cost, and powerful software license manager focused on ease of use for both the software vendor and the end-user. EasyLicenser includes e-commerce and customer relationship management functionality, as well as floating license key management for use with the companion product, Orion network license server.
License Statistics provides all the essential information about how software licenses are being used, regardless of their location, to: optimize license usage and software costs by as much as 30%; buy the software you really need, identify unused and underutilized licenses, and ensure efficient license usage; improve company productivity; reduce denials, allocate licenses effectively, and maximize the value of your software investment; make informed decisions about your license management; and forecast future licensing needs, budget accurately across departments, and monitor compliance.
The ABOUT tool and ABOUT files provide a simple way to document the provenance (origin and license) and other important or interesting information about third-party software components that you use in your project. The tool is a command line based utility. The ABOUT tool helps automate OSS compliance that is needed throughout the software lifecycle.