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Keep track of software licenses with the help of these five apps

Introduction

If you're a busy IT admin, one of the last things you need to deal with is a missing software license. The simple loss of a string of characters can lead you into a tailspin of frustration -- dealing with vendors to reclaim those licenses or worse, having to re-purchase the same software.

Instead of risking such a loss, why not employ an app to help you keep track of those licenses? Plenty of solutions are available to you. Some are geared specifically for that purpose; others are equally capable, though intended for a different purpose use. Let's examine five apps that will help you keep those licenses safe from absentmindedness or disaster.

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About Jack Wallen

Jack Wallen is an award-winning writer for TechRepublic and Linux.com. He’s an avid promoter of open source and the voice of The Android Expert. For more news about Jack Wallen, visit his website jackwallen.com.