Licensing Options to Suit Everyone...

Cloud Based Licensing

Applied Cytometry’s ACULA single sign on licensing option enables you to access all our products from one account.

With ACULA, licensing has never been more flexible. You can access your AC products anytime, anywhere and on any device.

ACULA gives you more control over licensing than ever before allowing you to manage billing and users remotely with ease.

Choose from temporary licensing options paid on a monthly or yearly basis to suit your needs.

Try our Free tier with ACULA allowing you access to all our products with limited monthly usage. Perfect for students, first-timers and providing training.

Desktop Based Licensing

Some products do not have ACULA licensing yet so will require desktop based licensing.  


A physical dongle which can be plugged in to your chosen device- no internet access needed. 

Secure permanent licensing with a one-time payment. Receive software updates for no extra charge.

Ideal for lab environments dealing with sensitive patient data.

License Key:

Linked to a specific device. Requires you to generate and email a license request file before we can provide the license key.

Faster alternative to the DESkey as you don’t need to wait for it to be shipped.

We offer deals on the purchase of multiple user licenses. We also offer discount to students/academics.

Licensing Q&A

Free trials are automatically limited to one per device. However, if you are wishing to claim a free trial on a device that has already been used by a colleague for example, please get in contact. 

Cloud based licensing options will be available for all our products within the next year.

Want to learn more about our licensing options?

How to license your Applied Cytometry products

Before you can begin using any of your Applied Cytometry products they must first be licensed. This also includes free trial versions of the software. 

Currently, we only offer cloud based licensing for VenturiOne but are hoping to offer this for all of our products in the near future. 



Our most popular licensing option

We recommend using our cloud licensing option ACULA as it is faster to get started. 

To register with ACULA this launch the VenturiOne application, and you will see this popup.


Select the “Register” button and another popup will appear.

Under Preferred enter your username. Be sure to fill in all the registration fields before selecting the register button.


A verification code will then be sent to your email address. We recommend you do not close the popup before entering the verification code or you will have to repeat the process.

If you cannot see the email in your inbox be sure to double check your Junk folder.

Copy and paste the verification code into the box and then select the verify button. A popup will appear to confirm that your trial is now verified.


License Key

Alternatively, you can request that we generate a license key for you. To do this switch to the ‘Software License’ tab. 

Enter your email and select the ‘Save License Request File’ button in the dialog shown to the left. This will generate a license request file.

You must then email the license request file to [email protected] and we will generate and email a license key to you.


Open CytoSwarm and navigate to the settings tab. 

Enter your email address in the field shown in the dialog to the right.

You can then select the ‘Generate License Request’ button which will generate a license request file.

You must then email the license request file to [email protected] and we will generate a license key for you.


To license CytoBee you must first generate a license request file. 

Select the Request License button this will launch the request license wizard. 

You must enter your email, select next and then choose the file destination of where you want to save the license request file to. 

You must then email the license request file to [email protected] and we will generate and email a license key to you.