A license is a legal instrument which specifies the usage and redistribution rights of users. EULA stands for End-User-License-Agreement.

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Can I use the new Lion OS X license on two machines, or do I have to buy one for each?

I have 2 macbooks (the unibody and the one before that). Do I need to buy two licenses or can I just use one license for both machines?
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How free is Mavericks?

How free is Mavericks? Is it free as a free beer? I want to run in on virtual machine and do not own licence for it (but it's free, right?) - is it OK? What about hard to find solutions of newest OS ...
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Can I use Helvetica if I have a Mac?

Since Helvetica comes with all Macs, and I have bought a Mac, does that mean that I can use that font commercially? For example in a banner or website header?
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How are the sound effects in Final Cut Pro licensed?

What kind of license do final cut pro sound effects have? Can I put them into nonmovies? For example, can I use them in a Flash game? Hypothetical: If I'm distributing my own video editor, can I ...
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Where can I read the full Lion EULA?

I haven't been able to find this via Google. In particular, I am interested in reading about whether or not a Snow Leopard license is a prerequisite for installing Lion, and the new virtualisation ...
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What's the license for OS X generic icons?

Can anyone link me to a document or otherwise provide information about what the license is for the generic icons included in OS X (Lion)? I tried searching at developer.apple.com but nothing relevant ...
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Is installing Mavericks on Hackintosh legal?

As we all know Mac OS X Mavericks is now free of charge officially! Does this mean that it is now legal to use Mavericks on non-Apple hardware?
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Could Apple (OS X) wallpaper be licensed for commercial use?

Does anyone know who owns the Zebra Wallpaper that comes with MBP Retina Display (and Mountain Lion)? Although this is my specific task (to hunt down who owns one specific likely copyrighted image), ...
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OS X license on used Mac?

I just got off a very long and very frustrating phone call with Apple support. I purchased a used Apple computer which came installed with Mountain Lion. Meaning that the computer was shipped by ...
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After upgrading Snow Leopard to Lion, can I reinstall the original Snow Leopard to a virtual machine?

If I upgrade my Snow Leopard to Lion, is it technically and legally possible to reinstall the original Snow Leopard into a virtual machine, which is inside the same, original, Apple-branded iMac? ...
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What is the license on mac wallpapers?

As a user (not a developer), what are the license terms governing use of the included wallpapers on broadcast media, for example, a website? Could I, for example, use the mac wallpaper as a starting ...
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Is it better to purchase 1password from agilebits website or the app store?

Is it better value to purchase 1password from the https://agilebits.com/ website or the app store? They cost different amounts, does the app store version include all future versions of 1password? ...
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Mac OS S Snow Leopard Single User - can it be used on more than one machine?

Does this only apply to the family software? I purchased a single user copy of OSX Snow Leopard so that I could upgrade to lion. Once I have upgraded my memory, I will download lion. could I then ...
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Adobe Creative Suite CS5 - One License Multiple Macs

As freelance web designer I have a total of four macs. I have an office I use during the day with an iMac and MacBook for taking to client meetings. And I also have a iMac and MacBook at home for ...
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What license is needed to use Apple hardware in a movie?

I want to enter a short film in a NZ student film competition. I want to include a scene where a girl works on an Apple MacBook. Is it okay to show the Apple branding/logo in the film? The fact it ...
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Bought a new MacBook Pro, how do I transfer the OS X Lion license to my Apple account?

I would like to install Lion on a different MacBook Pro in my house, but I can't download/install OS X Lion as it hasn't been linked to my Apple ID. Any suggestions?
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Am I allowed to install Snow Leopard on my MBP using someone elses install disc?

I bought a 2009 Macbook Pro 13" used from someone and it doesn't have the install disc for Snow Leopard which is currently installed. If I have to restore the computer someday can I use a friends ...
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License and royalty specifics for AppleLoops in Logic

If I use any of the AppleLoops supplied with Logic 9 in my project, will I be subject to an liability or royalty? If yes, how can I reach those persons who lent their voices to the loops?
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How to setup iTunes account in a business environment and can you share app purchases?

I'm considering switching to Mac's for our new in-house marketing and graphic design department. Currently we use CS5 master suite collection and the licenses can be reappointed from pc to Mac. I ...
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If I buy Montain Lion can I downgrade to Lion? Without purchasing it?

Gentlemans, I don't have Lion license, I'm running over Mac OS x - 10.6.6 (SnowLeopard) If I buy Montain Lion, I can downgrade do Lion? Thanks in advance
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Transfer of Snow Leopard license from broken MacBook Pro

I use a Mac Pro with Lion installed and I own a broken MacBook Pro with Snow Leopard on it. Am I allowed to install Snow Leopard on the Mac Pro in parallel to Lion? The MacBook Pro is totally dead and ...
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Administratively, how can you purchase multiple licenses from the Mac App Store?

I need to purchase 10 licenses for an app found on the Mac App Store (not iTunes). How do I go about purchasing those 10 distinct licenses and then deploy them to their respective machines?
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Can I use the same Lion OS X license on a home and a work machine, or do I have to buy one for each?

I bought a Lion OS X license for my home Mac. Can I use this same license to install Lion on my work computer? The Can I use the new Lion OS X license on two machines, or do I have to buy one for ...
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Where does OS X store my Adobe product keys?

I know that Keychain holds my WiFi and other passwords, but I'm curious to know where my Adobe and Microsoft product keys for things like CS6 and Office live. I'm using OS X Mavericks.
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How to transfer Adobe licenses to another Mac

A Power Mac just died at the office. We also have another one which died a couple of months ago. They both had Adobe software installed on them, and I need to transfer those licensees to other Macs. ...
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How can I move my MS Office license to a new Mac?

I have purchased a new 64-bit iMac and would like to move my version of Office for Mac 11 to it from my older iMac that is a 32-bit machine. How do I uninstall so that I may use my existing ...
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Using Siri for commercial purposes?

Does anyone know what the rules are on using Siri for unintended purposes? I would like to actually hook it up to my company's phone number so that when someone calls in, I can have them routed to ...
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Is it legal to install one copy of Final Cut Pro X on six different Macs owned by six different people?

I am wondering if it is legal and/or possible to buy a copy of Final Cut Pro X and then share the disk and the cost with five other people?
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Can I sell Snow Leopard DVD? Does the license transfer?

I am selling an old MacBook. The MacBook came with Leopard. I also bought Snow Leopard on DVD. I believe it would be legal for me to sell the MacBook with Snow Leopard installed, provided I included ...
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Using OS X of a new MacBook on an “old” iMac

I have a late 2009 27" iMac. The iMac runs the default OS X version, 10.6. This week I bought a new MacBook with OS X 10.8. Can I install the new OS X on my iMac without buying 10.8? Does the license ...
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Documents confirming the legality of the software

In my country Economic Crimes Bureau1 checks organizations for legality of installed computer software, sometimes. I'm still not a busyness owner (but I may became one) and it is scary for me to. ...
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VPP license transfer

Is there any way to transfer licenses bought through Apple's VPP from one iDevice to another? (aka. I don't want to make apps a gift to the employee) And what are the prerequisites if such a thing ...
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Where can I find information on the licence(s) that govern use of the fonts that come preinstalled on Mac OS X?

I've just read the licence for the Hoefler font (see their EULA). It says explicitly: You may not create Embedded Documents, except as expressly provided in paragraphs 3.2 and 3.3: and ...
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Buying in the Mac App Store for the enterprise

We're looking to buy an app in the Mac App Store (iBarcoder) for our graphic designers using Macs, and after read this article on Macworld.com, we're not too sure how to go about it. Does that ...
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Can a ML USB stick created with Lion Diskmaker be shared with others (who have their own ML license)?

I purchased and downloaded Mountain Lion from the App Store for my own personal use. I created a bootable USB stick using the Lion Diskmaker utility to make it easier to install and for any future ...
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Transfering Lion preinstalled license to new owner

My MacBook came with Lion preinstalled, now I am selling the machine and I've read that it is possible to transfer the OS license once if the OS came preinstalled on the computer. Is there something ...
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Refurbishing MacBooks [closed]

I am looking to start refurbishing MacBooks with the intention of reselling them. If they come with the original disks, then I can’t see any problems arising, as I should be able to restore them to as ...
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Transfer Lion with my MacBook Pro sold to 3rd party

I had a old MacBook Pro with Snow Leopard (OS X 10.6), then I bought the update to Lion (OS X 10.7). Then I bought a new MacBook Pro that already comes with Lion and sold the old MacBook Pro. So, ...
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Unable to run Office with same product key

I'd bought MS Office which was allowed to use on 3 Mac OSX with same product key. It was/is working fine when I'd installed it on 1st Macbook Pro. When I'd installed it on my iMac then MS Word, ...
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If I buy an app from the app store, do I have to stay logged into the app store?

This question says that you can install the same purchase of Lion on multiple non-commercial Apple machines. The accepted answer states the same applies to all App Store purchases. My question ...
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Word for Mac license

Have MacBook Pro 2010 running Mavericks. Hard drive crashed/replaced at Apple Store Minneapolis in June. Now cannot access Word for Mac. 3 choices: 1) enter product key 2) sign in to existing Office ...
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Buying used Final Cut Pro on eBay

If I buy a copy of Final Cut Pro on eBay that comes in original package with license and registration codes, is it legal to install into my computer? could there be an issue if they previous owner ...
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The new IOS developer program license agreement. How to do it? [closed]

I am not able to accept the latest version of the iOS Developer Program Agreement. How do i do it?! The above form is locked and there is no accept button what so ever. Any tips and/or pointers ...
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Removing or transferring iOS app license

Simple question: I have a TomTom application that was on 5 devices (maximum allowed) One of the devices (let's call it D-Vice) breaks/gets lost How do I transfer the license from D-Vice to a new ...
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Two Macs and One Apple ID (purchases on App Store)

I have a Macbook Air mid 2012 model and now I'm thinking about buying a Mac Mini or a iMac so that I can have my Macbook Air for when I'm on the road, and the Mini or iMac stationed at home all the ...
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Outline of changes to the iOS Developer Program License Agreement

From time to time Apple updates their iOS Developer Program License Agreement, but, unfortunately, they never provide any clues as to what they changed since the previous version of the agreement. ...
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What is the license of the OS X SDK?

The Xcode package contains files that get installed in /System and /usr. Is it possible to redistribute those files in a different package? What kind of what are the legal implications?
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Does Apple's Open Source License permit static linking of a library?

I have a closed-source project that I'm thinking of linking against one of Apple's open source libs, modified. As I understand it, I should publish my derived work under the same license stating the ...
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Licensing around running VMWare ESX on a mac mini hosting multiple OS X guests

The OS X Mavericks EULA grants the rights B. Mac App Store License ... (iii) to install, use and run up to two (2) additional copies or instances of the Apple Software within virtual ...
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Terminal-notifier public domain alternative

Terminal-notifier works pretty well, but I wanted to integrate it with some small apps/scripts that are Public Domain (under The Unlicense), and I wanted to keep it that way, meaning, I want it to be ...