Smooth product activation

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4D v16 is now providing an easy and smooth product activation. Either for development or for deployment, benefit from an improved user experience when activating your 4D products!

First Activation

Want to activate 4D server v16 on a fresh machine ?

Just enter your 4D Server v16 product number and of course your 4D Server product will be activated  but all related expansions (4D Client, 4D Write Pro, ….) will also be automatically retrieved and  activated at the same time. No more need to enter dozens of numbers, simple!

Additional purchases

Want to add more 4D Clients to your 4D Server ?

Easy – press the Refresh button in the License Manager dialog and you’re done!

4D Server Upgrade

Want to upgrade your 4D Server v15 to v16?

Upgrade to 4D v16 (manually or using server auto-upgrade) is fully transparent! 4D Server v16 will contact 4D Store at startup and activate himself without any human intervention!

For more details and examples, take a look at this blog post published when the feature had been initially introduced in the v15 R-release product line.


Caroline Briaud

• 4D Product Team Leader •

Caroline joined 4D SAS in July, 2013 as an Engineering Manager responsible for new features definition. Caroline helped the Engineering team to put in place the R-release concept, with the new development process definition and its application within 4D’s engineering teams.Caroline is now leading the 4D Product team, mainly made up of Product Owners which are representing the customers within Engineering.

Caroline started her career as a software developer in the mobile phone industry. She specialized in program management with an American company in an international context spread across US, India and China.