Installation & Licensing

Installation & Licensing

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Registered: ‎12-28-2011
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Can't open MatchMover 2012

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12-28-2011 05:54 PM

I'm trying to open MatchMover 2012. An error [-1.359.2] stating A valid license could not be obtained by Network license manager occurs.


I'm not on a network. This is a personal student version.


Second dialogue box indicating Maya error 20.


How can I open MatchMover? See Snap Shot of error messages attached.


Thanks for your help

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Re: Can't open MatchMover 2012

12-29-2011 07:01 AM in reply to: Lelana.Mackey

Seems that your error indicates that you installed the product as a network version and you do not have a network license manager installed or setup for this purpose.  Since you are running the student version, you should probably uninstall and reinstall as the stand-alone version with the serial number you were provided.  That should allow for license activation instead of looking for the license manager. 



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Re: Can't open MatchMover 2012

02-21-2012 01:22 PM in reply to: TravisNave

I've been having exactly the same problem with MatchMover using a student version as the person above. Just to be sure, I reinstalled Maya and made sure the license is set to Stand-Alone. However, I still get exactly the same error message as before.


What would be a solution to this problem? 


Thanks for help

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Re: Can't open MatchMover 2012

04-10-2012 08:20 AM in reply to: Lelana.Mackey

To solve this problem, you will need to copy the License.env file from the Maya application folder into the Matchmover application folder.  


If you are running on a Mac:

  1. Applications > Autodesk > Maya2012 > right click on Maya and select ‘Show package contents’ > Contents > Copy License.env.
  2. Applications > Autodesk > MatchMover2012 > right click on Matchmover2012 and select ‘Show Package Contents’ > Contents > Paste the License.env.

If you are running on Windows:

  1. C:/Program Files/Autodesk/Maya2012/bin > Copy License.env.
  2. C:/Program Files/Autodesk/Matchmover2012 > Paste the License.env.

Thanks to David Lau and Owen:

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Re: Can't open MatchMover 2012

11-23-2012 06:32 AM in reply to: d.hutchison

Thanks, I've been having exactly the same problem since I got the software. In the end I assumed it was just because it was a student edition that it never worked. I asked my instructor and he said the same thing as me lol.Getting a job as a MatchMover is a great entrypoint for good Visual effects companies such as Double Negative in London.


Once again


Thanks a lot


Andrew :-)

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