During the first launch RawDigger will display a Splash-screen suggesting the activation of the the trial version
Next, an activation dialog will be displayed:
After the Activate Trial button is clicked, the program will be activated in trial mode for 30 days. During this period, all RawDigger features will be availible
To use RawDigger after the trial period, the user will need to obtain a full license for the RawDigger edition of his or her choice.
To obtain the license, please click the “Buy License” button or open www.rawdigger.com/purchase in your browser. As a result of the transaction, you will be provided with the license key (online and as a separate email). This license key is be entered into the License Key field of the activation dialog, which is also availible through Menu-Help-Purchase/Activate):
After the license key is entered, please click Activate license button. The license will be activated and you will be able to continue using the program.
The Help-Purchase/Activate menu item will now be renamed to Help-Registration data, and the respective dialog will show your registration data:
If the program fails to connect with the activation server, you will see a pop up alert, with a «Manual Activation» button on the bottom right of the notification window.
After clicking the «Manual Activation» button, a «Manual Trial Activation» window will pop up:
Depending on your Internet access, you can use one of the 3 ways to obtain the activaion code:
By using browser (if your browser has an internet connection) – use this if your browser can connect to the Internet.
Simply click this url: http://activate.rawdigger.com/activate.cgi and you will see a browser window pop up with your unique activation key:
By using E-mail client with an automatically prepared message – click the mailto:email@example.com link and your mail client will create a new pre-populated email to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will only need to click send.
By using an E-mail client and manually writing the message – you can send an email to email@example.com using the text in the window below (I'm unable to activate…»
If you choose to obtain the activation key via email, you will recieve a reply email with the text identical to that which you would see in the web browser (the activation key, however, will be different.)
You can then use the Activation Key (from the browser or email) and enter it into the Activation Key field (it is best to use Copy-Paste, as every character of the key is important) and press «Activate.»
After clicking the «Close window» button, the window will close and the Rawdigger activation window willl display the registration status (as well as the edition you are using.)