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    Question Serif freebies

    Not so sure it's software for 'Education', but ...

    Does anyone use the Serif free software in school?
    (mainly: WebPlus, PagePlus, MoviePlus etc)

    Is it any good?
    Nag screens?
    Very limited?

    Thought I might include it on the kids PCs but dont want to install it all if its rubbish.

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    We do
    The tech department use it all the time and have no complaints. We do get a license screen at the beginning but you can just click past it.

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    What formats does the free version support ? Yeah its PE video evidence last minute time ;p

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    So did no-one read the licence that states it's for personal use only and not for educational establishments?

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    Yep. the kids will be using it, personally, rather than sharing

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    Quote Originally Posted by detjo View Post
    Yep. the kids will be using it, personally, rather than sharing
    And presumably at home rather than in school ...

    2. SCOPE OF USE
    2.1 You may install, display, access and use the Software Product on one non-portable computer and one portable computer. The Software Product is for Personal Use and Angel Use only and may not be used by anyone other than yourself or members of your immediate household. All such household members to be notified by you as to the terms and condition of this Agreement and shall be bound by it before they can have use of the Software Product. Any Commercial Use is strictly prohibited. If you are uncertain as to whether any intended use complies with these terms you should seek the advice of an attorney or legal counsel. If you wish to use the Software Product for Commercial Use please contact Serif for details of our commercial licenses.

    2.2 “Personal Use” means use for your normal or customary personal purposes.

    2.3 “Angel Use” shall mean use to create any tangible item distributed for a fee provided that:
    (a) the item is not professionally printed or mass produced in any way
    (b) the item is printed at home or are each individually crafted in some way
    (c) no more than 200 of any item of the same design is produced
    (d) the design of the item is of your own making and unique and is significantly different to any Layout or Templates which are Supplied Content.

    2.4 “Commercial Use” excludes all Personal Use and Angel Use but shall include and not be limited to:
    (a) any use on any kind of network or in any kind of multiple user scenario such as in an educational environment;
    (b) any use to create a tangible item distributed for a fee other than for Angel Use;
    (c) any use to create any business flyer, form or sign;
    (d) any use that would be perceived as for Commercial Use in any capacity.

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    Angel use ?? lol. I'd have thought Angel's would be too busy to be using Serif software

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    Quote Originally Posted by HarryMonkey View Post
    So did no-one read the licence that states it's for personal use only and not for educational establishments?
    Mine isn't
    It is an educational freebie and states that it can be used free in ONE educational establishment
    so there
    nya nya nya

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    Well that's alright then init

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    I've paid for a site license. Am I a chump?

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    We have a site licence and i would like to know if we are also chumps?

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