License your graph visualization application and visualize usage over time


Tom Sawyer Licensing consists of a high-performance, scalable license server and a web-based administration client. The license server validates end-user licenses for Tom Sawyer Software applications. The powerful graphical dashboard includes a reporting feature created with Perspectives that shows end-user license usage over time.

The license server can be hosted by Tom Sawyer Software or installed internally on your premises to run in a completely secure environment.

Benefits of Tom Sawyer Software Licensing Include:

  • Centralized license administration
  • Flexible group development and deployment
  • Provides a powerful dashboard to visualize the usage of your end-user licenses
  • Permits each end user to work flexibly on several computers
  • Permits IT to effectively manage a dynamic end-user community
  • Supports end-user license sharing for occasional end users
  • Keeps track of the exact number of end users for both desktop and web applications
  • Provides simple end-user customizations including:
    • Adding SSL certificates
    • Changing port configurations
    • Adding LDAP logins
    • Making log level changes
  • Supports OAuth2 user authentication and preference settings
  • Enables offline usage
  • Enables usage metrics

Supported Products

Tom Sawyer Licensing validates and manages license keys and end-user usage for applications built using these Tom Sawyer Software products:

  • Tom Sawyer Perspectives, Java Edition
  • Tom Sawyer Perspectives, .NET Edition
  • Tom Sawyer Visualization, Java Edition
  • Tom Sawyer Visualization, JSP Edition
  • Tom Sawyer Layout, Java Edition
  • Tom Sawyer Layout, .NET Edition
  • Tom Sawyer Analysis, Java Edition
  • Tom Sawyer Analysis, .NET Edition

Licensing for Business Process, Graph Database Browser, and Model-Based Engineering is also managed by Tom Sawyer Licensing.


System Requirements

When you choose hosted licensing, you connect to a Tom Sawyer Software website and then access your products. Tom Sawyer Software maintains the license server. When you install Tom Sawyer Licensing on a local server on your premises, your IT administrator maintains the license server.

Hosted and Local Tom Sawyer Licensing support these web browsers:

  • Apple Safari
  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Opera

Local Tom Sawyer Licensing supports these operating systems:

  • Apple macOS 13.2
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows 11
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2022
  • Oracle Linux 8.4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12.2