● A software license is a legal instrument governing the usage or redistribution
All software is copyright protected, except material in the public domain.
● A typical software license grants an enduser permission to use one or more
copies of software in ways where such a use would otherwise constitute
copyright infringement of the software owner's exclusive rights under copyright
EULA = End User License Agreement
●Most applications require users to agree to the EULA terms during the
installation process. The EULA limits the developers liability and explains how
the software is licensed.
A single user license is generally defined as a software license that
can only be installed on a single system.
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OLIGO 7 Window
Allows users to use software on "home" and "work" computers
A multiuser license means that the license can be
installed on multiple systems or possibly a network
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All computers at a single physical location are licensed to run
the software. Site licenses are popular with corporations and
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Enterprise Site License
All computers within all offices of a company or school.
Enterprise site license cover multiple locations or satellite
offices of a company.
● By creating a software license agreement between you and the software user, you
are guaranteeing yourself security.
● Your program can’t be stolen, modified or used in a way which it wasn’t intended if
you say so.
If customer pleased with the software or it damage some of
their equipment Or it just won’t work. So decide whether or not to
offer a warranty and even set an expiration date for it.
The liability section should contain information relating to the
extent you’re willing to put your hand up and take the blame for the failings of
The best tip r creating a Licensing Agreement is to use unambiguous language.
Stating the rules under which the software is used in clear, simple language closes the
many loopholes which could be found by using loose language.
● Words can be interpreted differently. Licensing agreements are pretty standardized
Local or international laws apply to the licensing agreement of your software.
●International copyright law and licensing laws are also available and can be
found in almost any agreement.
● sum up the licensing agreements and list international laws, acts and
jurisdictions under which they can be enforced.
●Before writing the licensing agreement, it’s worthwhile reading one or two
others from different pieces of software.