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Dynamic-CD.Net server : Licenses and Prices

You need a separate licence for each server technology: ASP Dynamic-CD and ASP.NET Dynamic-CD.Net.

 
ASP.NET Dynamic-CD.Net
 
Please read the full Dynamic-CD License.
Check our FAQ - frequently asked questions - about the Dynamic-CD.Net License.

A purchased licence id is currently only registered for the current Windows user. The licence is valid for another user on the same computer, but the licence id must be entered again for that user.

Free Evaluation License - conditions of use

The Evaluation License lets you try out Dynamic-CD.Net for 30 days. You may not produce any CDs for distribution.
With the Evaluation License,
  • only 5 Username - Password combinations can be set
  • only 200 files can be served
On reaching these limits, Dynamic-CD.Net terminates.
If you want to release these limits for a short period contact us for a Temporary License.

The evaluation Development Kit is a fully featured version of Dynamic-CD.Net. The limitations noted above are removed by entering a purchased License code. Also removed is the starting text "THIS SOFTWARE IS NOT LICENSED".

Dynamic-CD.Net Licenses

Each CD you produce containing the Dynamic-CD.Net runtime carries an encrypted License identifying you or your company as the registered License holder. Please ensure you purchase an appropriate License for the CDs you intend to produce.

Dynamic-CD.Net is a professional tool for CD publishers. The Professional License has a range of options that let you customise Dynamic-CD.Net to make it appear exactly as you wish. The Professional License allows production of an unlimited number of CDs for a single content owner during one year.

If you do not need the Professional options, opt for the Personal licence if your CD contains up to 200 files, or the Standard licence for unlimited files. These Licenses (other than the Professional License) give an initial splash screen saying "Dynamic-CD is starting up". To decide which License is right for your use, check the table below.

(Click on blue for clarification of terms)

License type Number of CDs per year Number of content owners Startup splash screen Encryption limitations File count limitations Username - password limitations
30 day evaluation 0 CDs 0 Yes Limitations no limit Limited (5)
Personal no limit no limit Yes Limitations Limited to 200 Limited (5)
Standard no limit no limit Yes no limit no limit no limit
Professional no limit 1 No no limit no limit no limit
Consultant no limit contact us No no limit no limit no limit

The Personal Subscription License lets you use Dynamic-CD-Wizard on one computer and distribute Dynamic-CD.Net on any number CDs in the year after purchase - each may contains a maximum of 200 files. The Personal Subscription License has certain limits - See below for further details.

The Standard Subscription License lets you use Dynamic-CD-Wizard on one computer and distribute Dynamic-CD.Net on any number of CDs in the year after purchase.

The Professional Subscription License lets you use Dynamic-CD-Wizard on one computer and distribute any number of CDs in the year after purchase. See below for further details.

The Consultant Subscription License
If you provide consultancy services using Dynamic-CD.Net for a number of clients, or if you want to resell Dynamic-CD.Net, or if you want to use the Dynamic-CD.Net Development Kit on a number of computers or a number of sites, contact us for further License arrangements.

License type CDs Files Recommended
retail price
30 day evaluation 0 CDs Unlimited files free for 30 days
Personal Subscription License
There are certain limits :
See below for further details.
Unlimited CDs for a year 200 files US$180
Standard Subscription License Unlimited CDs for a year Unlimited files US$360
Professional Subscription
See below for further details
Unlimited CDs for a year Unlimited files US$1800

If your use of Dynamic-CD.Net will promote social or environmental benefit, get in touch for special pricing at our discretion - usually 20% off for sales direct from PHD only.

The Dynamic-CD.Net ASP.NET Personal Subscription License

The ASP.NET Personal Subscription License lets you use Dynamic-CD-Wizard on one computer and distribute Dynamic-CD.Net on any number of CDs in the year after purchase.

The Personal Subscription License has certain limits -

  • a maximum of 5 Username - Password combinations can be set
  • a maximum of 50 non-script files can be password protected
  • a maximum of 200 files can be stored on the CD
You can create CDs with more than 50 non-script files but files above the limit will not be password protected. The CD storage limit of 200 files is not a limit on the number of files that can be served (the same file is typically served many times). If you want to produce larger CDs, please buy a Standard or Professional Subscription License.

The Dynamic-CD.Net ASP.NET Professional Subscription License

The ASP.NET Professional Subscription License lets you use Dynamic-CD-Wizard on one computer and produce any number of CDs in the year after purchase.

The CDs produced under a Professional Subscription License must be for the direct use of you or your company.

The individual or company identified as the owner of the content of the CD - as distinct from the producer of the CD - will be required to have held a valid Professional Subscription License on the date of distribution of the CD containing the Dynamic-CD.Net runtime.

If you act as consultant for third parties, then an appropriate License should be purchased for each third party (content owner) involved. In the special case where your use of Dynamic-CD.Net is solely for the benefit of a single third party, and not for the benefit of you or your company, then only a single License is required.

This constraint does not affect the Personal or Standard Dynamic-CD.Net Subscription Licenses.

If you act as consultants for a number of third parties, please contact us for details of the Consultant Subscription License .

We provide a degree of customisation support for Professional and Consultant Subscription License holders. Look here for customisation details .

Copyright

Copyright

Dynamic-CD and Dynamic-CD-Wizard are Copyright © 2000-2016 PHD Computer Consultants Ltd.

It is illegal to use any of the Dynamic-CD.Net programs beyond the 30 day evaluation period without purchasing a License. You must not re-use, decompile or otherwise mis-use the Dynamic-CD.Net software.

Note that the words "pay" or "purchase" mean the purchase of a License to use the software, not purchase of the software outright.

Purchasing

When you purchase a License you just receive a License ID only. That is, you do not receive a copy of the software. Dynamic-CD.Net software is only available as a download from the PHD web site.

To enter the License ID, run Dynamic-CD-Wizard, click the button Enter License IDs... on the welcome page and follow the instructions.

Keep checking the PHD Dynamic-CD site for upgrades. Upgrades come in the form of more recent Development Kits.

Please read the full Dynamic-CD License.

Other Information

If there are features missing from Dynamic-CD.Net then please let us know. We may use your suggestions in the next release. Some of our best ideas have come from our users.

If you would like assistance in developing software for Dynamic-CD.Net, contact us for a quote.

You may redistribute unaltered copies of the Dynamic-CD.Net evaluation Development Kit.
However, please let us know if you redistribute copies, so we can keep people informed of any new releases.

Warranty

NO WARRANTIES. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, PHD Computer Consultants Ltd. expressly disclaims any warranty for this software. This software and its documentation are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, the implied warranties or merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The entire risk arising out of use or performance of this software remains with you.

NO LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall PHD Computer Consultants Ltd. or its suppliers be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, damages for loss of business profit, loss of business information, business interruption, or any other pecuniary loss) arising out of the use or inability to use this PHD Computer Consultants Ltd product.

PHD will make a reasonable attempt to answer any queries from Licensed users concerning Dynamic-CD.Net and its usage.

You can have a full refund if you have a legitimate problem with the software within 30 days of purchase provided you confirm that you have destroyed all copies of the License id.

Any other refunds are at our discretion, must be made with 30 days, and are subject to an administration fee, provided you confirm that you have destroyed all copies of the License id.

Frequently asked questions

Do I need a new License for each production run?
Do I need a new License for each website I put on CD?
No - You can distribute any number of CDs containing the Dynamic-CD.Net software in the year after purchase. You can produce CDs with content from any number of production runs or websites. However, if you hold a Professional License, the content of the production runs or websites must belong to a single owner.

What customisations are possible with the Professional License?
Look here for customisation details.

Clarifications

CD
The term CD refers to any form of distribution such as CD, DVD, USB memory device or laptop.

Username - password limitations
A maximum of 5 Username - Password combinations can be set with the Personal License.

Number of CDs per year
Each License specifies the number of CDs carrying the Dynamic-CD.Net runtime that can be distributed to your customers in the year following the License purchase. At the end of each year, a new License must be purchased.

The CDs you produce will themselves never expire - what expires is your right to produce CDs.

Number of content owners
The CDs produced under a Professional Subscription License must be for the direct use of you or your company. The individual or company identified as the owner of the content of the CD - as distinct from the producer of the CD - will be required to have held a valid Professional Subscription License on the date of distribution of the CD containing the Dynamic-CD.Net runtime.

If you act as consultant for third parties, then an appropriate License should be purchased for each third party (content owner) involved. In the special case where your use of Dynamic-CD.Net is solely for the benefit of a single third party, and not for the benefit of you or your company, then only a single License is required.

Startup Splash Screen
Dynamic-CD.Net shows an initial dialog Dynamic-CD is starting up for a few seconds during the startup phase. If you require to customise Dynamic-CD.Net by removing the initial startup dialog, by removing the Dynamic-CD.Net icon, or otherwise, you will need to purchase a Professional License.

Encryption limitations
The Personal License limits the number of files that can be encrypted or password protected. You can create CDs with more than 50 non-script files but files above the limit will not be password protected.

File count limitations
The Personal License limits the total number of files that can be stored on the CD to 200 files. The CD storage limit of 200 files is not a limit on the number of files that can be served (the same file is typically served many times). If you want to produce larger CDs, please buy a Standard or Professional Subscription License.


 
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