SolidNetWork License (SNL) Usage Monitoring

This guide will assist you with locating third-party solutions for monitoring SOLIDWORKS license usage and utilization.


You can view license usage on the License Usage tab while licenses are actively checked out to users; however, SOLIDWORKS does not offer any built-in nor added-in License Usage Monitoring or Utilization software. This article will provide some third-party options with links to their pages. You can peruse those pages and see if any of them meet your business needs; many of these options include limited trial software or full software within a trial time-frame.

Third-Party Solutions:


JTB World

JTB has been around since 2001 and boasts customers around the world.

Depending on business size and needs, JTB World’s FlexReport is often a very affordable solution.

For more information and/or to get a trial check out their website:

For more information you can email JTB World:



OpenLM was founded in 2007 and gears its software solutions to working with engineering software.

There is a ‘light’ version of the software that is free, they also offer paid solutions to cover up to 500 vendors and 50,000 users.

For additional information and/or to get a trial check out their website:

For more information you can email OpenLM:


OpenLM Parser

This tool allows you to translate your License Log into something easily understood.

OpenLM Parser



X-Formation got their start in 2004 and work with over 600 companies, including several Fortune 500 companies.

You can check out ‘live demos,’ get additional information and a trial at their website:

For more information you can email X-Formation:


Flexera has been around, learning and expanding since 1987; their repository of software includes the original FLEXlm license manager as well as many other software solutions and offerings.

For more information about Flexera including product solutions, product datasheets, webinars, and access to demos and trials, please check out their website:

Contact Flexera - Flexera Contact Us



IBM as a company is over 100 years old and has been offering computing solutions since the beginning of the computer age. IBM Platform Analytics as a specific service has been around for over a decade.

For more information about Platform Analytics FlexLM License Usage check out the following IBM knowledge article:

IBM Analytics License Usage KB

And find out more about acquisition check out: IBM Products Analytics



Talking about OpenLM and JTB

Talking about JTB and OpenLM

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Talking about OpenLM

If you want to start a conversation of your own or conduct other searches for what the community has to say: SOLIDWORKS Forum Homepage


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