SafeWebApp Questions & Answers
What is SafeWebApp?
SafeWebApp is an easy, consistent and secure viewer to use or deliver Apps on computers or devices. It's easy since it works almost the same everywhere using a familiar browser interface. For consistency, every App is added, activated or removed in the same way. Each publisher can accept user feedback, post notifications or present a Public Index where users can discover new Apps. It is secure since only intended users can run Apps.
How much does SafeWebApp cost?
Nothing. It is free for anyone to download and use.
Where can I use SafeWebApp?
SafeWebApp runs on Mac computers (Mac OS X 10.7 or later), Windows (32-bit or 64-bit XP through Windows 10), Linux or Android (phones and tablets). Expect to see SafeWebApp on more devices soon.
How can I create Apps?
Can I create Apps without HTML Experience?
Yes, DocProtect allows you to create apps from popular document formats including EPUB, PDF, MP4, etc.Select your document, a few options and output an encrypted file for your website that gets activated and presented within SafeWebApp on the a user computer or device.
Can I host my own license server for Web Apps?
Web License Server runs on a Linux or Windows website. Use it to define and host Web Apps on your own website that are presented within the SafeWebApp viewer.
Can I try my web content in SafeWebApp without a Safe Activation account or Web License Server?
Yes, just create your content and add the topmost page URL into SafeWebApp for testing. With this approach your Web App cannot use all of the features or be delivered securely but it is an easy way to test your ideas in seconds. DocProtect can also output a file that runs in SafeWebApp on your computer all without Internet access.
What is the easiest way for my customers to get SafeWebApp?
Instruct them to download directly from this web site or put a button with a download link on your site to each SafeWebApp target that you support. This will ensure that users download the latest version of SafeWebApp. The SafeWebApp Guide provides developer information, links and buttons.
Can I include SafeWebApp in my application installer and deliver it by download or CD?
Yes, if you have an active vendor account on Safe Activation Service 3 or have licensed Web License Server. Your account or Web License Server license includes royalty-free distribution rights for SafeWebApp on every supported platform for any products that you own and distribute.
I create content for other companies. Can my clients distribute SafeWebApp?
Yes, if they have an active account on Safe Activation Service 3 or have licensed Web License Server for their website they can distribute SafeWebApp free. Their account or license will define the App names they distribute.
What kinds of licenses can I apply to my Apps?
Each protected App is activated on a computer or device with a Serial Number. Other customer data can be collected during the activation process. You control how many devices can be activated and if the license is a time-limited demo, subscription or a perpetual product license. Your customers can securely move an active license from device to device with a few button clicks.
Does every App require Activation?
No, you can create named Apps that run without activation. The App is free for anyone to use, but its source pages are protected. You can also apply a group license to many Apps controlled by one Serial Number.
How can I market my Apps?
You can market, sell and distribute your Web Apps like any other digital product. With a Safe Activation account, you can create your own Public Index of Apps that is discoverable by anyone using SafeWebApp with the Index button enabled.
Can SafeWebApp help with automated order processing and customer support?
You can use the integrated shopping cart, order completion or payment processor integration features built into Safe Activation or integrate with third party services. Event driven emails and notifications can automate the sales process.
Can SafeWebApp be used offline?
Organize and play videos or EPUB files by dragging and dropping an MP4 or EPUB file onto SafeWebApp running on Mac or Windows.
EPUB, PDF, Video, SWF and HTML documents can be protected with DocProtect and delivered as a SafeWebApp document stored on the user's computer. Once added to SafeWebApp, you can allow your App to run without Internet access.
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