To install your Intel Software Product using the license file received by email

To install your Intel software product using the "named user license" (single user license):

(after you register your serial number and recive a license file by email)

  1. Copy the license file onto your machine. The default license file directories are:
    •  Windows*: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Intel\Licenses
    •  Linux*: /opt/intel/licenses
    •  Mac OS*: /Users/Shared/Library/Application Support/Intel/Licenses
  2. Start the installation program
  3. On the Activation screen, select Choose alternative activation and click Next.
  4. Select Use a license file and click Next.
  5. Enter the path to your license file into the box or click Browse to browse to the license file.
  6. Click Next and proceed with the installation.
For more complete information about compiler optimizations, see our Optimization Notice.