Questions tagged [license]

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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Is it OK to install one Office 2019 license on both Mac and Windows?

I have purchased a standalone version of Office 2019 for my Mac. So far so good. I also have a spare Windows 10 notebook and would like to occasionally run Office apps on it (not at the same time as ...
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How are the apps published on the App Store licensed to end-users?

What license is used by apps published on the iOS and Mac App Store? I am assuming this information is a part of the Apple Developer Program License Agreement. Does the individual/organization ...
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Does Xcode save your answer to the system when agreeing to the License Agreement?

Upon installing Xcode, it prompts a license agreement. When you press agree, you are never prompted the license agreement again. Does your answer get saved to the system, that way the application does ...
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Is it okay to compress application files? (Especially licensed applications)

I have attempted to research this but given the fact that applications exist to compress other files, I've found it difficult to learn about compressing applications themselves. I presume its okay to ...
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Does used Apple hardware comes with macOS license? [duplicate]

I have been on eBay, looking for a used Mac mini and to my surprise it said, the system comes without any operation system (disk erased). It is still an Apple product and I wonder, is it possible to ...
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Is there a strictly-libre Cydia repo?

The Android equivalent of Cydia is the F-Droid app. The associated F-Droid repo contains strictly free/libre/open-source software. Is there an equivalent Cydia repo that only hosts libre software? (A ...
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Can I use GPL-licensed source in my iOS app? [closed]

I'm going to use some GPL-covered code in my app. Firstly, I'm not sure if GPL is compatible with Apple's App Store, i.e. whether apps entirely covered by GPL can be published through App Store. ...
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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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accepting Xcode license without having whole Xcode

I have installed XCL(Xcode command line) through xcode-select --install therefore, not whole Xcode installed. and I can see the path xcode-select -print-path /Library/Developer/CommandLineTools ...
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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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Restore User License From Time Machine Backup

I bought a used MacBook. The nice thing was it came with the complete Adobe Suite 5. But Apple reformatted the disk to fix a problem. When I did Time Machine the Adobe license number came up, but ...
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In which case I would lose my OS X license?

I'm planning to install Arch linux on my Macbook Air (mid-2015), and installing means I'm going to mess with the partitions on the disk, and lots of stuff, and I'm not expert on these topics, so there ...
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If I buy Mountain Lion can I downgrade to Lion? Without purchasing it?

I don't have a Lion license and I'm currently running Mac OS X 10.6.6 (Snow Leopard). If I buy Mountain Lion, can I downgrade to Lion?
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Strange characters in APPLE Software License Agreement

I have been getting notifications to do a software update. The Software License Agreement has some strange characters. I am not sure if it would be ok to accept it.
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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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MAMP Pro license record

I purchased a license for MAMP Pro and copy/pasted the license on the webpage when I ordered it. But there is no record of the license key on the invoice or on when I login to their support system.. ...
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Update to macOS 10.12, but still keeping 10.11 in an external HD

I am still running macOS 10.11, now I wanna update to 10.12, but since some apps must be running on 10.11, so I need to keep this system and here is my plan: I use TimeMachine to backup my system 10....
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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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Can i use 'Pages' default images/background styles for my website or mobile app

There are a couple of background images and styles in Apple's 'Pages' and 'Keynote' softwares, that I was planning to include for my website and mobile app. Would this be intellectual property ...
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Unable to build iOS app using enterprise license in cordova

For a while now, we are developing an app that has to be distributed within the company. We are now reaching the final stage of the development proces and are trying to build for ios with cordova. ...
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Two developer License under same Apple ID

we already have one developer license. Now we want to buy one more developer license. Is it possible under the same AppleID? We want to buy one more license under the same company name , same apple Id,...
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Two developer licenses under the same Apple ID (same company) [duplicate]

We already have one developer license, but want to buy one more developer license. Is it possible under the same Apple ID? We want to buy one more license under same company name, same Apple ID. ...
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Transfer software license/registration keys to a new Mac

Where does OS X store license/registration keys for apps? Is there any way these can be moved over to a new Mac? [Context: I did a clean install upgrade from OS X Mavericks to Yosemite. I would like ...
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Run app that has expired by Apple fiat?

My Mac is running out of space and its shutting down VMs on occasion. I purchased a program called Space Gremlin from the App Store a few years ago. When I attempt to run Space Gremlin, I get the ...
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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 mean ...
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May I register with ©copyright my songs made mixed with just apple loops or must be copyleft, creative commons, royalty free, etc…?

I'm starting to use GarageBand for making music, and I have several songs of my own; but I find xtremly funny mixing loops, so, I have another ones that are only loops mixes. I know that they are ...
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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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Why does Apple ship bash 3.2? [closed]

For several years I have been wondering why Apple ships new OS X releases with old version of Bash. I came across the question Update bash to version 4.0 on OSX where there is a mention of problem ...
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Possible to Reinstall Bento

I recently had to wipe clean my harddrive. I had a Bento DB installed and so I had to reinstall it. I have the original license key, however, since FileMaker no longer supports Bento it isn't working. ...
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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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Will Winebottler work with licences?

I have a windows program that I have a licence on, and I downloaded that program onto my macbook. It works fine, but it doesn't include the full version functions. I have to deactivate and transfer ...
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How to keep a MS Word installation working after exchanging HDD without license key at hand?

I changed the HDD of a Macbook with OS X Yosemite by taking the HDD out of the computer and making a byte-by-byte copy with dd on Linux. Now MS Word refuses to start saying the copy isn't licensed. It ...
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Yosemite upgrade: “Some features require an Apple ID”

Reading the upgrade instructions for Yosemite, I see that "Some features require an Apply ID; terms apply." However, I haven't managed to figure out what features this pertains to. I don't really ...
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Install MS Office (home and student edition) on more than one Mac?

If you purchased the home and student edition of Microsoft office, can you legally install the software on more than one computer?
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How to check owner and licences of an Appstore application?

How to check owner of an Appstore application? And licences used for downloading it. My problem is the following: 1.A few years ago I installed Numbers, Pages and Keynote on a computer WorkComp ...
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Can I move the OS X that was preinstalled on my MacBook pro to a VM running on the MacBook Pro?

I would like to run linux as the primary operating system on my MacBook Pro to replace the OS X that was pre-installed with the MacBook. I would then like to run OS X inside a virtualbox guest ...
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I am not a company but am trying to avoid having to buy multiple individual iOS licenses

I'm developing an app for iOS and since it's not going to be published by my company it looks like I have to get my own developer license. I can live with that, but there's a part of the app that I'm ...
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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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How can I locate my MS Office license key?

I want to install MS Office on my other iMac. So I can have it functioning on 2 iMacs. I believe I purchased 3 licenses, but can't find the key. How can I locate my license key?
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Is it possible to see a who has purchased an app in the iTunes Connect financial report?

Our company requires to book every sale we make in our SAP system against a customer name. So when we publish the apps under our developer license, we will need the information of each customer who ...
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License Keys not Transferred in Time Machine Restore

I have just restored a Time Machine backup to a new disk, and I am finding that I need to re-enter scores of licenses for specific applications (while others seem to be retained without issue). ...
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Is installing Mavericks on Hackintosh legal? [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...