Files with lic extension are used by many commercial, trial, or shareware applications to hold information about buyers' license. Application developers use own data formats for license files. License file can be in text, or binary file format, sometimes is also encrypted.

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LIC file extension - License file

What is lic file? How to open lic files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

File extension lic is traditionally used for license files by various commercial, demo, shareware applications. A software license agreement is a contract between the licensor (developed) and purchaser of the right to use software.

The license may define ways under which the copy can be used, in addition to the automatic rights of the buyer (freedom to use, archive., resale, backup etc.). License files can also be encrypted or encoded.

The special lic file is also used for license files with content copyright information of IVM video. Every IVM video file has only one LIC copyright information file, this two files (IVM and LIC) must identical, and must be in the same folder

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Updated: March 28, 2022

The default software associated to open lic file:

ESET Nod32 Antivirus icon

ESET, LLC logoESET Nod32 Antivirus  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

ESET Nod32 Antivirus is protection suite against malware for Microsoft Windows. ESET Nod32 is able to protect PC against viruses, worms, Trojan horses, hacking tools and other potential malware.

Help how to open:

Sometimes licence files are just in plain text format and can be opened by any text editor. However, they are encrypted in most cases, or just in binary format that is not readable by human eye.

How to convert:

There is no way how to convert *.lic files because these files are not meant for conversion or alteration of any kind.

Find conversions from lic file:

lic to doc

lic to pdf

lic to text

lic to txt

lic to word

Find converter to lic file type:

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List of recommended software applications associated to the .lic file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open lic file, edit lic file, convert lic file, view lic file, play lic file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with lic file - License file

Click on the software link(s) for more information. Suggested software applications use lic file type for internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open lic file actions.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with lic file by default:
ESET Nod32 Antivirus small icon ESET Nod32 Antivirus
Other suggested software:
Visual C++ small icon Visual C++
FLEXnet Manager
Borland C++ small icon Borland C++
VMware Workstation small icon VMware Workstation
AutoCAD small icon AutoCAD
Alfresco small icon Alfresco

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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