pc guard software copy protection system


PC Guard is a professional software copy protection and licensing system for .NET framework, Windows .NET Core (x86/x64), Windows .NET 5 and native Windows 32bit and 64bit applications.


With over 25 years of experience in the field of software protection, licensing and activation we are dedicated to providing the most secure software copy protection and licensing solutions for your valuable software assets.


Easily implement almost any protection scenario: demo (number of days, period, number of runs, timer), demo extension, activation, permanent license, limited license (number of days, period, number of runs), license extension, license removal, license transfer, password protection, serial numbers, IP filtering, custom features, custom counters, custom dialogs, USB device (USB Flash / USB HD / USB NIC MAC) locking, network licensing. More...

PC Guard software protection system is available in four different editions: PC Guard for Win32, PC Guard for .NET, PC Guard for Win64 and PC Guard for .NET64. All editions share the same set of features. Find out which version is right for you here.


Almost any kind of native Windows, .NET framework, Windows .NET Core, standard and non-standard applications are supported. Protected applications will also run on latest 32-bit and 64-bit desktop and server Windows operating systems.

Hassle free

Protection process is easy and hassle free. By default, no source code changes or programming experience is required to accomplish professional software copy protection. PC Guard can by used by anyone, from absolute beginners to professional software developers. However, experienced programmers can take the advantage of advanced features such as protection interface and run-time encryption system.

Royalty free

All PC Guard editions are royalty free! Unlimited number of applications can be protected with single PC Guard license. No additional hardware (dongles) is required for proper execution of protected applications. There are also no limitations related to number of different programs or number of distributed programs. Our software copy protection system is based only on complex software copy protection techniques and hardware details.