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I just purchased Affinity Designer in a Black Friday deal via Store App on Win 10 Pro.

Kindly guide me on how to find my product key for the same as I would like to share it with my Family using Affinity Designer on different Machines at home. 

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@Paul Rozario

Welcome to the Affinity forums.

Exactly which "store" did you purchase from, Microsoft or direct from Serif/Affinity?  I suspect from what you write that it was the former.  In which case you will not have a licence key but the M$ Store will permanently record the sale of the app to you so that you can download it to any computer which you own or control and which is directly linked to your Store account.  Please notice the underlined words, which are a part of the EULA for all the Affinity apps. 

So, any additional download of the app has to be to a computer logged into your store account.

I believe the MAC App Store has a facility called "Family Sharing", whereby members of the same family can access and download apps that are "shareable" but I do not think the same is true for the M$ (Windows) Store.

Jeff


Win 10 Pro, i7 6700K, 32Gb RAM, AMD Radeon R7 360 and Intel HD530 Graphics

 

Long-time user of Serif products, chiefly PagePlus and PhotoPlus, but also WebPlus, CraftArtistProfessional and DrawPlus.  Delighted to be using Affinity Designer, Photo, and now Publisher.

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You are right about the Microsoft Store app purchase. I kinda planned to purchase the designer app from Affinity website but purchased it through the store app seeing a black friday deal. Is there any way I can share this app with my family member's devices without logging in my microsoft account? A product key for the purchase might help.

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@Paul Rozario

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Is there any way I can share this app with my family member's devices without logging in my microsoft account?

I don't believe so!

Serif cannot issue you with a licence key because they have no record of your purchase from the App Store since M$ and Serif  never share any customer data.

Jeff


Win 10 Pro, i7 6700K, 32Gb RAM, AMD Radeon R7 360 and Intel HD530 Graphics

 

Long-time user of Serif products, chiefly PagePlus and PhotoPlus, but also WebPlus, CraftArtistProfessional and DrawPlus.  Delighted to be using Affinity Designer, Photo, and now Publisher.

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4 hours ago, Paul Rozario said:

Is there any way I can share this app with my family member's devices without logging in my microsoft account?

If you own or control their PCs, then the EULA allows you to install the product on those PCs, I believe, just as if you had bought from Serif directly. But you should check it to see what's allowed. There should be an EULA link on the screen displayed by Help > About within the application.

In that case, there are ways you can login to the Microsoft Store on those computers using your Microsoft ID, and download/install the product for other users of the PC. Google or other search engines will provide further information on doing that. (Note that all PCs must be running an appropriate version of Windows 10, as that's a requirement of the Affinity applications purchased from the Microsoft Store.)


-- Walt

Windows 10 Home, version 1909 (183623.476),
   Desktop: 16GB memory, Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz, GeForce GTX 970
   Laptop:  8GB memory, Intel Core i7-3625QM @ 2.30GHz, Intel HD Graphics 4000 or NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M
Affinity Photo 1.7.3.481 and 1.8.0.532 Beta   / Affinity Designer 1.7.3.481 and 1.8.0.532 Beta  / Affinity Publisher 1.7.3.481 and 1.8.0.535 Beta

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Thank you both :)

It is a wonderful product. If I cannot find a way to get it working on multiple devices with my purchase on MS Store app, I might purchase another license from Serif store in a few months. :

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3 hours ago, Paul Rozario said:

If I cannot find a way to get it working on multiple devices with my purchase on MS Store app,

If you have registered your family members' Microsoft accounts as part of a Family Group in the Store, I think they may be able to download the app directly. If you haven't, you would probably need to sign on with your Microsoft ID to download/install the product, then switch back to their ID. (Based on some web reading; I can't try it myself.)


-- Walt

Windows 10 Home, version 1909 (183623.476),
   Desktop: 16GB memory, Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz, GeForce GTX 970
   Laptop:  8GB memory, Intel Core i7-3625QM @ 2.30GHz, Intel HD Graphics 4000 or NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M
Affinity Photo 1.7.3.481 and 1.8.0.532 Beta   / Affinity Designer 1.7.3.481 and 1.8.0.532 Beta  / Affinity Publisher 1.7.3.481 and 1.8.0.535 Beta

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