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End-User License Agreement

GhostDoc Community Edition

This license agreement applies to GhostDoc Community edition. If you are looking for the GhostDoc Pro or Enterprise edition EULA, you will find it here -

This End-User License Agreement ("EULA") is a legal agreement between you and, LLC dba SubMain ("SubMain") and applies to the SOFTWARE PRODUCT named above. "You" as the term is used herein, includes individuals as well as business entities, such as corporations, limited liability companies, and partnerships. If you do not agree to the terms of this EULA, do not install, copy, or use the SOFTWARE PRODUCT.


The SOFTWARE PRODUCT is protected by copyright laws and international copyright treaties, as well as other intellectual property laws and treaties.


  1. Individual License. If you are an individual working on your own applications to sell or for any other purpose, you may use the SOFTWARE PRODUCT to develop and test those applications.
  2. Organizational License. If you are an organization, your users may use the SOFTWARE PRODUCT as follows:
    • Open Source use - Any number of your users may use the SOFTWARE PRODUCT to develop and test applications released under Open Source Initiative (OSI) approved open source software licenses.
    • Educational use - Any number of your users may use the SOFTWARE PRODUCT to develop and test your applications as part of online or in-person classroom training and education, or for performing academic research.
    • If none of the above apply, and you are also not an enterprise (defined below), then up to 3 of your individual users can use the SOFTWARE PRODUCT to develop and test your applications.
    • If you are an enterprise, your employees and contractors may not use the SOFTWARE PRODUCT to develop or test your applications, except for: (i) open source and, (ii) education purposes as permitted above.
    • An "enterprise" is any organization and its affiliates who collectively have either (a) more than 250 PCs or users or (b) one million U.S. dollars (or the equivalent in other currencies) in annual revenues, and "affiliates" means those entities that control (via majority ownership), are controlled by, or are under common control with an organization.


The SOFTWARE PRODUCT is licensed, not sold. This agreement only gives you some rights to use the software. SubMain reserves all other rights. The SOFTWARE PRODUCT is licensed on a per-user basis. SubMain grants you the following rights provided that you comply with all terms and conditions of this EULA:

  • SubMain grants you a personal, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to install and use the SOFTWARE PRODUCT for design, development, and testing purposes. You may install and use the SOFTWARE PRODUCT on up to 3 computers so long as you are the only individual using the SOFTWARE PRODUCT.
  • You must comply with any technical limitation in the SOFTWARE PRODUCT that only allow you to use it in a certain way. You may not work around any technical limitations.
  • You may not reverse- engineer, decompile, or disassemble the SOFTWARE PRODUCT, except and only to the extent that such activity is expressly permitted by applicable law notwithstanding this limitation.
  • You may not use the SOFTWARE PRODUCT in whole or any part of it as a library for your products and tools.
  • You may not share, publish, rent or lease the SOFTWARE PRODUCT, provide the SOFTWARE PRODUCT for others to use, or transfer the SOFTWARE PRODUCT or this agreement to any third party.
  • You may not upload this package to any 3rd party websites or services.
  • You may not remove, minimize, block or modify any notices of SubMain in the SOFTWARE PRODUCT.
  • No rights are granted for the use of illegal copies of the SOFTWARE PRODUCT, or for legal copies of the SOFTWARE PRODUCT obtained by unlawful means.


  1. Data Collection. The SOFTWARE PRODUCT may collect information about you and your use of the SOFTWARE PRODUCT, and send that to SubMain. SubMain may use this information to provide services and improve our products and services. You may opt-out of many of these scenarios, but not all, as described in the product documentation. Our privacy statement is located at You can learn more about data collection and use in the help documentation and our privacy statement. Your use of the SOFTWARE PRODUCT operates as your consent to these practices.


Because the software is "as is," we may not provide support services for it.


This agreement, and the terms for supplements, updates, Internet-based services and support services that you use, are the entire agreement for the SOFTWARE PRODUCT and support services.


NO LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall SubMain or its suppliers be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, damages for loss of business profit, business interruption, loss of business information, or any other pecuniary loss) arising out of the use of, or inability to use, this software product, even if SubMain has been advised of the possibility of such damages.


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