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ulthran
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Limits the student licence

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08-19-2011 01:26 AM

Hi, I have a question about the student licence terms.

I asked this on the "students" part but was advised to come here for more official answer.

It says (more or less)"personal education, non commercial, non educational". So, I am a PhD student, and used 3dS Max to get a 3d view (video) of my experimental setup, wich will prove handy for talks (ex: my PhD defense).

As this is a personal use, I guess it's alright. But then: as a phd student, I am part of a research team, and we sometime give talks to other teams/labs/searchers/..., to show what we are doing, and such a video would prove helpfull. Now the question: If I (or another team member?) use it for such an event, it would still be a non commercial use (public lab: we don't make any money), non educational (we are not teaching to students), but not strictly personal, as it is for a team. Is it allowed by this licence or not?

 

thanks a lot,

thomas 

 

ps: attached: a pic of what the scene

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ulthran
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Re: Limits the student licence

08-19-2011 07:13 AM in reply to: ulthran

(actually, i meant "Limits in the student licence")

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lholland
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Re: Limits the student licence

08-19-2011 07:35 AM in reply to: ulthran

Hi -

Here is a link to all the EULA's: http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/index?siteID=123112&id=10235425

 

However, I STRONGLY reccomend emailing license@autodesk.com for verification.  You wouldn't want to get burned and loose your funding to a piracy fine!

 

Another thing to note- beware that student versions always leave a watermark "for educational use only" on all plots.  This watermark is stored with the files.  So if you xref, use a block from or copy-paste from an educational version, it will "infect" the non-student file.  Removal of this watermark takes close to an act of God. 

 

Hope this helps.

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ulthran
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Re: Limits the student licence

08-19-2011 08:06 AM in reply to: lholland

thanks for the advice,trying to find outthe answer within all this "juridic jargon".

By the way, what do you mean by "leaving a watermark"? I don't mind it at all (I am the only one to use this software so no "infection" is possible, and as a student... such a mark on the plots i do is not a problem), but I can't see it on anything I did yet.

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