To install a trial or academic license for MOSEK version 7 follow the following steps:

  • Do not to set the OS environment variable MOSEKLM_LICENSE_FILE.
  • Name the license file mosek.lic and place it in the directory mosek in the home directory of the user. Hence, when using Windows the license file would usually be stored at


    When using Linux or MAC OSX the license file is usually stored at


If you are using a purchased license or a version 6 license of MOSEK, then please consult the relevant MOSEK installation manual for detailed license file installation instructions.