The IP Protection mode was created with freeware and freemium models in mind, but also works perfectly in combination with licensing. By contrast to the basic configuration, the encryption is not bound to a CodeMeter license. The key needed for decryption is securely hidden in the application itself. The application can be run at any time.
For freemium models, this IP Protection mode can be combined with individual licensing: Parts of the application in question are encrypted in the IP Protection mode and stay always available; other parts are bound to a license and can only be used by users who own the right license. The API can be used to check whether a feature is available or not (check_license).