Digital rights management

There are several widely used DRM standards, of which the following are supported by devices based on the Symbian platform:

If your application deals with multimedia content, apply DRM technology to control access to the content. For more information, see Multimedia Framework Guide.

The following figure illustrates the general principle of DRM content authoring.

Figure: Concept of Digital Rights Management

The application itself can be DRM-protected. Use the DRM License Checker API to DRM-protect data files and skins in your application. To install a protected application, you must have a valid license. Vital application data can also be protected through encryption. Note that DRM License Checker API requires the DRM capability.