Activation is used to help track the number of active users. It is also used to prevent other websites from passing the software off as their own. Users must visit the PlayIt Software website to activate the software.
Each computer on which you install any PlayIt Software application needs to be activated. Each computer has a unique 'Machine Code' which is generated based on various hardware details about your computer.
To activate a product offline (e.g. PlayIt Recorder), you will need your computer name and machine code. These values can be found using the following method:
Your licence key is valid for one year from the date of generation. After that, just generate a new licence and re-enter as above.
On each product page you can find a 'previous / beta versions' link that can be used to download new and upcoming beta versions to test or to rollback to a previous version. Visit the Products section to choose a product.
It is recommended that you regularly back up your data to avoid unexpected data loss. Data and logs for PlayIt Software applications are stored in the Windows 'ProgramData' folder.
By default, on Windows Vista, 7 and 8, this is located at:
By default, on Windows XP, this is located at:
To back up your data, simply copy this folder to an alternative location, such as an external hard drive.
If you would like a new feature to be added to a PlayIt Software application, you can visit the dedicated Feature Requests section, where you can suggest the feature. Other users can vote in support of your feature request. Generally most popular features will be implemented first.
More information can be found on the Support section.