View Single Post
  #2  
Old 08-26-2011, 04:05 PM
Thud Thud is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Cornwall, UK
Posts: 219
Default Re: Cubase license question, anyone?

The way the license system works is that you have a license for ONE copy of the software to be running at any time. If you have several machines, each with a copy that is legal but only if you run one at a time.
BUT when you Upgrade, as opposed to buying another copy you still only have the same license to use ONE copy of the software so it disables all previous copies. It assumes that you won't want them anyway.

So you could have additional copies of the upgraded software on other machines and that would be legal but not if you had them all running at once, because then that would be using multiple instances of the software, which you haven't paid for.

Ways out of this : Buy more copies of the software.
Hack the software you have and risk getting into legal problems.
Reply With Quote