A SIMetrix or SIMetrix/SIMPLIS portable license is locked to a USB dongle, meaning that the software will only run on the single computer that the dongle is plugged into. This makes a portable license ideal for: individual users or those without network access; engineers that need to travel and retain use of the software; or small groups of engineers that can share the license by swapping the dongle between them as needed.
The License Agreement allows for the software to be installed on any number of machines, but use of the software is restricted to the single computer that has the dongle plugged in.
Important: Note that lost or damaged USB dongles may be replaced subject to our Dongle Replacement Policy
- Individual users
- Users with limited or no network access
- Users that need to travel and continue working
- Small design teams in a single office
- Larger design teams
- Design teams located internationally