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== License Agreement ==
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This article offers '''quick instructions''' how to activate the license in Wordfast programs. Follow the '''links to learn more''' about some of the steps.
  
The licensing terms and conditions are set in the [http://www.wordfast.net/index.php?whichpage=agreement Wordfast End-User License Agreement] (EULA). It's a '''short, useful document'''. Make sure you don't ignore it.
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''Note:'' The Wordfast licensing terms and conditions are set in the [http://www.wordfast.net/?go=agreement Wordfast End-User License Agreement] (EULA). It's a '''short, useful document'''. Make sure you read it.
  
 
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== Wordfast Classic ==
== Download and License Wordfast Classic ==
 
  
 
[[How to log in at wordfast.net|Log in to your account at our website]] ([http://www.wordfast.net www.wordfast.net]) and [[Downloading Wordfast Classic|download]] the latest version of [[Wordfast Classic]]. The download is a ZIP file and contains both the program file (''Wordfast.dot'') and installation instructions (''WFReadMe.doc'').
 
[[How to log in at wordfast.net|Log in to your account at our website]] ([http://www.wordfast.net www.wordfast.net]) and [[Downloading Wordfast Classic|download]] the latest version of [[Wordfast Classic]]. The download is a ZIP file and contains both the program file (''Wordfast.dot'') and installation instructions (''WFReadMe.doc'').
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For details about Wordfast Classic licensing, see [[How to license Wordfast Classic|how to license Wordfast Classic]].
 
For details about Wordfast Classic licensing, see [[How to license Wordfast Classic|how to license Wordfast Classic]].
  
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== Wordfast Pro ==
  
== Download and License Wordfast Pro 3 ==
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To use [[Wordfast Pro]] (version 4 or newer) in the full mode, follow these steps: First, if Wordfast Pro isn't installed on your computer, [[How to install Wordfast Pro|download and install it]]. Second, [[How to license Wordfast Pro|activate your license in Wordfast Pro]] on your computer.
  
First, [http://wordfast.com/downloadpage download] and install [[Wordfast Pro 3]] on your computer.
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== Wordfast Pro 3 ==
  
Second, license your Wordfast Pro 3 installation by following these instructions [[how to license Wordfast Pro 3]].
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To use [[Wordfast Pro 3]] (WFP3) in the full mode, follow these steps: First, if WFP3 isn't installed on your computer, [https://www.wordfast.com/legacydownload download] and install it. Second, [[How to license Wordfast Pro 3|activate your license in Wordfast Pro 3]] on your computer.
  
 
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== Wordfast Server ==
== Download and License Wordfast Pro 5 ==
 
 
 
First, [http://wordfast.com/downloadpage download] and install [[Wordfast Pro 5]] on your computer.
 
 
 
Second, license your Wordfast Pro 5 installation by following these instructions [[how to license Wordfast Pro 5]].
 
 
 
 
 
== Download and License Wordfast Server ==
 
  
 
First, [http://www.wordfast.com/products/products_wordfast_server download] and install [[Wordfast Server]] on your computer.
 
First, [http://www.wordfast.com/products/products_wordfast_server download] and install [[Wordfast Server]] on your computer.
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# Start Wordfast Server, click the Setup tab, then click 'General'.
 
# Start Wordfast Server, click the Setup tab, then click 'General'.
 
# Copy the twelve-character install number from Wordfast Server and paste it in the www.wordfast.net form.
 
# Copy the twelve-character install number from Wordfast Server and paste it in the www.wordfast.net form.
# Type in the version number on the www.wordfast.net form as it is written in the title bar of Wordfast Server.
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# Type in the version number on the www.wordfast.net form as it is written in the title bar of Wordfast Server (e.g. 1.0.14.717c), without any hyphen and bit number (e.g. “- x64”).
 
# Click on "Generate License" to obtain a license.
 
# Click on "Generate License" to obtain a license.
 
# Copy, then paste the license number into the WFServer License textbox, click the 'Activate' button. The red  Demo mode warning should stop flashing, and the License textbox should now have a white background. You may need to restart Wordfast Server.
 
# Copy, then paste the license number into the WFServer License textbox, click the 'Activate' button. The red  Demo mode warning should stop flashing, and the License textbox should now have a white background. You may need to restart Wordfast Server.
 
  
 
== Manuals and Help ==
 
== Manuals and Help ==
  
'''Wordfast Classic:'''
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'''Wordfast Classic'''
* For main concepts and features, see this [[Wordfast_Classic_Interactive_Training_Guide|wiki guide]].
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* Refer to the [https://www.wordfast.net/zip/WFC8_manual.html Wordfast Classic 8.x user manual].
* Download the [http://www.wordfast.net/zip/wf_en6.zip Wordfast Classic 6 user manual].
 
* Watch [http://www.wordfast.net/index.php?whichpage=video Wordfast Classic videos].
 
  
'''Wordfast Pro 3:'''
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'''Wordfast Pro'''
* Navigate the [http://www.wordfast.com/WFP3/Wordfast_Pro_Help.htm Wordfast Pro up-to-date online help].
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* Click the {{key|'''?'''}} icon in the top right corner of the application to access the online '''WFP Help Site'''.
* Watch this video [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQ-PDYwE0ZE&feature=share&list=UUUE6UOKu1XmY92D2tqk6bZQ Wordfast Pro Step by Step Translation Session] and [http://www.wordfast.com/support_learning.html these videos].
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* Watch the [https://youtu.be/hbrqfZezZno Translating with Wordfast Pro] video.
* Download [http://www.wordfast.com/sites/default/files/imported/docs/Wordfast_Pro_User_Guide_v1.pdf Wordfast Pro 3.0 user guide] (PDF).
 
  
'''Wordfast Pro 5:'''
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'''Wordfast Pro 3'''
* Navigate the [http://wordfast.com/WFP/5.3/Wordfast_Pro_Help.htm Wordfast Pro 5 up-to-date online help].
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* Go to '''''Help > Online Help''''' menu in the application to access the online '''WFP3 Help Site'''.
* Watch this video [https://youtu.be/hbrqfZezZno Translating with Wordfast Pro 5].
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* Watch the [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQ-PDYwE0ZE&feature=share&list=UUUE6UOKu1XmY92D2tqk6bZQ WFP3 Step by Step Translation Session] video.
* Download the [http://wordfast.com/pdf/WFP_5.2.0_User_Guide.pdf Wordfast Pro 5 Manual] (PDF).
 
  
'''Wordfast Server:'''
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'''Wordfast Server'''
* Read the manual which is included in the [http://www.wordfast.com/products/products_wordfast_server Wordfast Server software] zip file.
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* Read the manual included in WFS download and get quick start guides at the [http://www.wordfast.com/products/products_wordfast_server Wordfast Server webpage].
* Download the [http://www.wordfast.com/pdf/WfServer_Quickstart_v_05.pdf Wordfast Server quickstart set-up guide].
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* Watch the [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bsEW2wVQrXE How to setup Wordfast Server for use with Wordfast Pro] video.
* Watch the video [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bsEW2wVQrXE How to setup Wordfast Server for use with Wordfast Pro].
 
  
'''More...'''
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'''More…'''
* Use this [[Main Page|Wordfast Wiki]].
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* Search this wiki and subscribe to the [http://www.youtube.com/user/wordfasttm Wordfast YouTube Channel].
* Subscribe to our [http://www.youtube.com/user/wordfasttm Wordfast YouTube Channel].
 
 
* If none of this helps, [[How to contact the Wordfast team|contact the Wordfast support team]].
 
* If none of this helps, [[How to contact the Wordfast team|contact the Wordfast support team]].
 
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
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[[Category:Frequently asked questions]]
 
[[Category:Frequently asked questions]]
 
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[[Category:Licensing]]
--[[User:John|John]] 02:22, 27 December 2017 (CET)
 

Latest revision as of 22:36, 15 April 2021

This article offers quick instructions how to activate the license in Wordfast programs. Follow the links to learn more about some of the steps.

Note: The Wordfast licensing terms and conditions are set in the Wordfast End-User License Agreement (EULA). It's a short, useful document. Make sure you read it.

Wordfast Classic

Log in to your account at our website (www.wordfast.net) and download the latest version of Wordfast Classic. The download is a ZIP file and contains both the program file (Wordfast.dot) and installation instructions (WFReadMe.doc).

Extract (unzip) the ZIP file and then follow the instructions in the WFReadMe file and/or see How to install Wordfast Classic.

When you start using Wordfast Classic (6.0 or newer) in MS Word on your computer, it will license itself automatically, supposing your computer has internet access. The status of your license should be shown on the [?] tab in Wordfast Classic.

For details about Wordfast Classic licensing, see how to license Wordfast Classic.

Wordfast Pro

To use Wordfast Pro (version 4 or newer) in the full mode, follow these steps: First, if Wordfast Pro isn't installed on your computer, download and install it. Second, activate your license in Wordfast Pro on your computer.

Wordfast Pro 3

To use Wordfast Pro 3 (WFP3) in the full mode, follow these steps: First, if WFP3 isn't installed on your computer, download and install it. Second, activate your license in Wordfast Pro 3 on your computer.

Wordfast Server

First, download and install Wordfast Server on your computer.

Once installed, to license Wordfast Server, follow these steps:

  1. Log in at Wordfast website (www.wordfast.net) with your login email and password.
  2. Click License/Relicense/Renew.[1]
  3. If there is more than one license in the list, select a valid Wordfast Server license by clicking on the circle in the lefthand column. The activation key will be generated for that license.
  4. Start Wordfast Server, click the Setup tab, then click 'General'.
  5. Copy the twelve-character install number from Wordfast Server and paste it in the www.wordfast.net form.
  6. Type in the version number on the www.wordfast.net form as it is written in the title bar of Wordfast Server (e.g. 1.0.14.717c), without any hyphen and bit number (e.g. “- x64”).
  7. Click on "Generate License" to obtain a license.
  8. Copy, then paste the license number into the WFServer License textbox, click the 'Activate' button. The red Demo mode warning should stop flashing, and the License textbox should now have a white background. You may need to restart Wordfast Server.

Manuals and Help

Wordfast Classic

Wordfast Pro

Wordfast Pro 3

Wordfast Server

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References

  1. If you don't see this button right after login on the website, go to support / my account menu on the website.