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Below are the frequently asked questions regarding ProtectUSB Content. 

Protection Questions

Yes, there is no limitation to the size or chipset you can use. And you can simply try it out by using the demo functionality.

You can directly protect complete Video DVDs (all menus, etc.), videos (MP4, MOV, M4V), images (PNG, JPG), PDFs, ePubs, MP3s and HTMLs. Some file types like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. need to be converted to HTML before they can be protected. All of this can be tested by using the demo functionality.

Yes. ProtectUSB Content automatically restricts the saving. For printing, copying and annotations you can use the regular PDF settings.

The protected content can be accessed from Windows, macOS and Android.

Yes, USB flash drives can be set to read only by hardware and software write protection. The hardware protection is very secure but works only with controller chipsets from SMI, Phison and Alcor. The software write protection is less secure because it can be reset by a user with administrative rights.

Yes, no problem.

Yes, you can exchange the protected content on protected USB sticks as often as you want without the need to purchase a new license.

Yes, you can mix software and content. However, the software will not be able to access the protected content as both are protected separately. 

Production Questions

The majority of the process is the copying of the data to the USB flash drive. The time mainly depends on the speed of the source and the USB flash drives.

Yes, no problem.

Yes. ProtectUSB Content has a special mode for mass manufacturing and can also work with stand alone and connected duplicators. With stand-alone duplicators, the licenses are added to the already prepared USB flash drives in a separate step. Connected duplicators can be used directly as target for the complete duplication process.

General Questions

A license allows you to "license" exactly one USB flash drive. There is no limitation on how much content you write to the USB flash drive.

No, licenses do not have an expiration date.

The license is stored in your account, this allows to exchange the computer or work with multiple computer.

You can access your account from multiple computer and share by this the licenses

When you download ProtectUSB Content and try to prepare data or write a protected USB stick, you are asked to log in. If you want to use it in demo mode, just click "Cancel" or "Demo" to continue in demo mode. 

The only restriction is that you will have a demo message before the content is presented.

If you want to order larger quantities, we also accept wire transfer. Just contact us .

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