FORD IDS OEM ANNUAL LICENSE If you have purchased the IDS VCM 3, then you need to purchase the one-year software Ford License as well (provided it was not already included in your current package). The great thing about buying the Ford diagnostic software license is that you don't have to wait for anything to be shipped. You will receive the license key in your email after purchase within normal business hours/days. 1 year subscription with full access to dealer license. The license is necessary to operate the software and must be renewed at regular intervals in order to ensure that all operations are up to date. Purchasing the license through our website ensures that you have and active license code and that you can keep your equipment and business running smoothly. You can use the Ford IDS software without purchasing a license. Unfortunately, vehicle communications will not work unless you have and active, currently updated Ford IDS subscription. Trying to use the VCM IDS without a software license is like trying to operate a car with no fuel. You might be able to listen to the radio, but you won't be going anywhere. THIS SOFTWARE IS A DIGITAL DOWNLOAD Call 866-217-0063 for quick answers and help! OEM DIagnostic Tools Dot Com has been serving the car and commercial truck diagnostics industry for years. That is all we do. We have, in stock, many toughbook dealer packages, adapters, cables and peripheral to help you diagnosis the problems with your heavy duty equipment. Legal Matters We follow strict guidelines to be in Compliance with EULA, End- User License Agreements and we Respect all EULA Agreements. All customer information and purchaser of the product is the registered end user of this product that is shipped. All trademarks are respected and owned by the respective Companies.