A dead-simple software licensing API built for developers

Since 2016, we've handled licensing for thousands of software products. For developers, by developers.

Free during development, no upfront commitment

5 stars
Demo of the Keygen admin dashboard
curl -X POST https://api.keygen.sh/v1/accounts/demo/licenses/actions/validate-key \
-H 'Content-Type: application/vnd.api+json' \
-H 'Accept: application/vnd.api+json' \
-d '{
"meta": {
"key": "C1B6DE-39A6E3-DE1529-8559A0-4AF593-V3",
"scope": {
"product": "ef6e0993-70d6-42c4-a0e8-846cb2e3fa54",
"fingerprint": "42:29:d3:ae:33:0c:47"

Let us handle your product licensing infrastructure

  • checkStop paying for your own in-house license server and let your engineering team focus on improving your product, instead of maintaining a custom licensing solution.
  • checkImplement robust software licensing types that can scale with your product. From powerful node-locked licensing, to floating licenses, to licensing virtual machines — we can handle it all.
  • checkProtect your IP at the distribution layer using our software distribution tools, and at application layer with our licensing solutions.
Licensing in 2023: Build vs Buy

Software licensing solutions for…

Unity Created with Sketch.

Unity Software

Ubuntu Created with Sketch.

On-Premise SW

Windows Created with Sketch.

Enterprise SW

macOS Created with Sketch.

Mac Apps

Electron Created with Sketch.

Cross-platform IP

Licensing Tools and Resources

  • library_booksKeygen Docs

    Quickstarts, guides, and references for developers of all skill levels.

    View Docs

  • insert_chartKeygen Dashboard

    Manage your products from an intuitive dashboard.

    View Dashboard

  • businessKeygen Pricing

    From indie to enterprise, we have plans for all business sizes.

    View Pricing