What’s a(n) (emergency) key file and how can I obtain?
A key file is a small file (*.matkey) that will activate your software license. The key file is unique to each system (it is based on your System ID) and can only be obtained if you have a valid license (CCKey or voucher).
How can I obtain a key file?
Key file can be downloaded on the Password website: https://passwords.materialise.com/.
For detailed instructions, please read this article.
How can I obtain an emergency key file?
Go to the Password website: https://passwords.materialise.com/ to obtain an emergency key file online
- Login with CCKey
Once you have logged in, you will receive the license details of the used CCKey. (i) Check if the System ID mentioned here is the same as the one registered in your software. If the last characters of the System ID are different, you will be able to (ii) overwrite the System ID yourself. (iii) Fill out your e-mail address correctly (if there already is an e-mail address, you can overwrite this as well), (iv) select the requested version in the dropdown menu, (v) select "Emergency case" and (vi) go to "Next"
Click "Request password". The password will be sent to the indicated e-mail address
Author(s): Kevin Townsend
Tutorial created on January 5, 2017
Last modified on January 4, 2018