Was there ever any resolutions to this thread? We're about to become an Academy and I'm trying to track down who to talk to about licensing. All avenues seem to lead to a dead end so far. I'm about ready to right this off as "company no longer exists".
The company doesn't exist, so depending on how much your school uses the software you can decide to right it off. RM bought up the company that make this and the only workgn version we could get hold of (about 22 months ago) was the VLE version and it was hard work, took multiple phone calls.
Maybe if you have a compatible VLE, you can either get RM to sell you that version (this isn't easy) or get them to send you a letter (or even a fax...) to basically say this software is now regarded as being abandonware or freeware (also seems unlikely). If someone can get RM to put in writing that we can now use this software for free we can then try and get ISOs together. The problem is both solutions are a nightmare, buying from RM is difficult, getting RM to write the software off might be even worse!
tmcd35 (18th December 2012)
Well if that's the case I'll give RM a courtesy e-mail asking if we can still use out exiting software post academy switch over.
I hope me writing here give you all some form of notification. We have used multimedia science for years, after a major OS upgrade everything had to be reinstalled.
This of course ment we needed to have the key-codes which have gone missing in the years since it was bought.
RS have been unhelpfull thus far as are basically denying all knowledge of it.
IF anyone has any info that may help would be greatly appreciated, especially anone with an email from RM where they accept its existance.
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