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Kakadu Software has now released an updated licence agreement which includes all licence types. The new licence agreement is available for review via the link below and is valid for all new licence purchases or upgrades where software is issued after 20th August 2014.

Kakadu Software Licence Terms

Licence Type Summaries

Evaluation Pack:

The evaluation pack is a six month licence intended to provide a Company with the complete SDK of Kakadu Software to enable the development of Applications. It is expected that this will be converted into a Commercial Licence on confirmation of the value of using Kakadu Software. The licensee cannot derive any financial or commercial benefit with this licence while evaluating the software.

The evaluation pack is priced at USD 500 for a Corporate licence. Evaluation packs are available for Speedpack on request once a Kakadu Software SDK has been purchased.

   

Commercial:

This licence is applicable where the licensee can receive commercial and/or financial benefit by developing, distributing or otherwise using Applications built from the software. It does not permit re-distribution of the SDK.

 Commercial licenses are an annual licence which must be maintained while the SDK is used. The fees vary according to the size of your business. Kakadu software uses the number of employees, contractors and affiliates of the licensee as a proxy for the business size. Please register your details and contact This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it for a quote.

 

Public Service:

This licence is applicable where the licensee Wishes to have multiple non-commercial users working on a public service and will not receive Commercial and/or financial benefit by developing, distributing or otherwise using Applications built from the software. It does not permit re-distribution of the SDK. This licence does allow for the charging of a fee for public services to recover the licence costs. 

Public Service licenses are an annual licence which must be maintained while the SDK is used. The fees vary according to the size of your business. Kakadu software uses the number of employees, contractors and affiliates of the licensee as a proxy for the business size. Please register your details and contact This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it for a quote.

 

Non-commercial, Named User Licence:

A non-commercial, Named User licence allows you to use the SDK to build Applications for your personal use. It is applicable where the licensee receives no commercial and/or financial benefit.  It does not permit you to distribute or use any Applications. This licence can only be purchased by individuals, Academic Institutions, not-for-profit organizations and libraries for a named users own research and academic use. Licensees may not gain financially by using this software

The non-commercial SDK pack is priced at USD 250 for a single named user and is not for commercial or corporate use. Non-commercial, Named User licences are not available for Speedpack.


 
Kakadu speed pack software commercial license agreement PDF  | Print |  E-mail

Speedpack

Speedpack is a partially compiled code which encodes and decodes faster than the Kakadu Software SDK.  SpeedPack is considered an upgrade to the SDK with specific functionality to improve speed in targeted applications. An organisation must hold a full AnnualLicence to the SDK in order to acquire and use SpeedPack. It is recommended that an evaluation of the SDK be completed before speedPack is considered.

Licencing of the SpeedPack is via quotation so please contact us on This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it to discuss your needs. the commercial SpeedPack licence requires an annual fee based upon forecast application sales/installations of the SpeedPack.

 
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