MadCap Central Licensing

If you need to discuss your licensing requirements for MadCap Central, please contact our MadCap Software licensing specialists.

We can supply any MadCap Central license including new subscriptions and subscription renewals.

MadCap Central is priced per user, per year (To continue to use the software after 1 year, you need to renew the annual license). A MadCap Flare license is required in order to use MadCap Central.

1 User License includes:

  • 10 GB Storage per Company Account
  • Free Product Upgrades and Updates
  • Platinum-level Maintenance and Support, including Unlimited Email and Telephone Support
  • Knowledge Base and Forum Access


License Agreements

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Is the license permanent (perpetual) or temporal (time-limited)?

MadCap Central licenses are time-limited and you must purchase a renewal in order to continue using the software after the subscription period ends. For further information, please see the License Agreement.

What happens after my subscription expires?

After expiry, you will no longer be licensed to use the software. In order to continue using it you must renew your subscription. For further information, please see the License Agreement.

Can I co-term (align) my existing licenses?

Yes. ComponentSource can arrange to co-term your licenses, even if they were not originally purchased through us. Please call us or to discuss your needs.

Can I add a new license / previous version to my existing MadCap Software account?

Yes. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Can I buy an old product version?

MadCap Software does not sell previous versions directly, but purchasing any new license gives you access to download older versions of the same product.

Can I install my license on more than one machine?

Yes. Each license can be installed on two different machines, as long as they are both on different domains.

Can a license be transferred from one developer to another?

Yes. You can deactivate your license from within the Help Ribbon, or the MadCap support team can help you transfer a license to another developer.

What type of support do I get?

New MadCap Central licenses include a 12 month Platinum support and maintenance subscription. This provides product upgrades and updates, unlimited priority email and telephone support, access to the Senior Engineer support team, access to the knowledge base and forums, and the option to send projects directly to the support team for analysis. Support hours are Monday to Friday, 6:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Pacific Time).

Does this product require online / offline activation?

No. MadCap Central does not require activation.