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To be legal, you have to check the licensing for a specific product, but
most allow use on multiple computers with one user.
I am also a contractor and do what John does --- there are some
applications, like Snag-It, that I don't want to have to work without. If
I'm on-site at a client's, I'm not using the application on my own computer,
so I figure I am following the intent, if not necessarily the letter, of the
licensing agreement. I also remove the programs when the project is finished
Some software won't allow you to install multiple versions, but that's
program specific and depends on how they check licenses .
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Subject: Re: SnagIt and StarDock
I'm curious about your use statement (attached)--I didn't know that one
could use software programs on multiple computers.
Question 1: How do you do that (in general)?
Question 2: Does use of Snagit follow the same method as #1?
> Al...as a contractor, I have my set of applictions and utilities that
> I own and bring with me from gig to gig. SnagIt is one of them.
> Within 24 hours of arriving at the gig, I've installed my tools and
> when I'm ready to end the gig, I uninstall them (or at least delete
> the .exe and dll files from their respective directories.
> John Posada
> Senior Technical Writer
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