How to install:
On Windows, the software package is supplied as ZIP package containing a vendor signed .MSI installer file. The double-opt-in email form will send you an email with a confirmation link, taking you back to the website to get the package download. You can also just "contact us" on a form. We will send out an email containing a transient timed validated download link from our secure cloud storage "depot" will be sent.
After downloading, unpack the ZIP save this MSI on your local file system. The ZIP also includes a PDF3D Office Version Checker program which should be run if possible. This changes the security settings within OFFICE, so please read the notes first. Double-click or run this installer. Elevated administrative rights will be requested during the install process, as the installer creates registry settings and new entries into the PowerPoint ribbon menus.
No license keys are needed - this is FREE software! However, it is not open source, the free part means it is a commercial program license available for no fee. See the License tab for details.
How to remove, uninstall:
To permanently remove the software application, use the Windows Add/Remove menu in the control panel. Elevated administrative rights will be requested during the uninstall process, as the installer removes program files, removes registry settings and removes entries from inside the PowerPoint ribbon bar. The PDF3D Office Version Checker is designed to be run again to restore OFFICE security settings.
PDF3D Freeware End-User License Agreement Version 14, 09 March 2016
FREEWARE END-USER LICENSE AGREEMENT For “PDF3D in PowerPoint” Software NOTICE
Please, read this carefully. By using all or any portion of the Software you accept all the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If you do not agree, do not use this Software.
When used in this Agreement, the following terms shall have the respective meanings indicated, such meanings to be applicable to both the singular and plural forms of the terms defined:
“Licensor” means Visual Technology Services Ltd., The Courtyard, High Street, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7HP, UK.
“Licensee” means You or Your Company, unless otherwise indicated.
“Software” means (a) named application “PDF3D in PowerPoint” including all of the contents of the files, disk(s), CD-ROM(s), download package or other media with which this Agreement is provided, including but not limited to ((i) registration information, i.e. License key which is unique for a registration name of the Licensee; (ii) related explanatory written materials or files (“Documentation”); and (iii) Software setup files and code samples (if any); and (b) upgrades, modified versions, updates, additions, and copies of the Software, if any, licensed to you by Visual Technology Services (collectively, “Updates”).
“Use” or “Using” means to access, install, download, copy or otherwise benefit from using the functionality of the Software in accordance with the Documentation.
“System” means Windows OS, or any virtual machine.
2. GENERAL USE
You are granted a non-exclusive License to Use the downloaded Software for any purposes for an unlimited period of time.
The software product under this License is provided free of charge at this time. Even though a license fee is not paid for the use of such software, it does not mean that there are no conditions for using such software.
2.1. The Software may be installed and Used by the Licensee for any legal purpose.
2.2. The Software may be installed and Used by the Licensee on any number of systems.
2.3. The Software can be copied and distributed under the condition that original copyright notice and disclaimer of warranty will stay intact and the Licensee will not charge money or fees for the Software product, except to cover distribution costs.
2.4. The Licensee will not have any proprietary rights in and to the Software. The Licensee acknowledges and agrees that the Licensor retains all copyrights and other proprietary rights in and to the Software.
2.5 Use within the scope of this License is free of charge and no royalty or licensing fees shall be paid by the Licensee.
2.6 The Licensor reserves all rights and options to apply charges, fees and amended license terms in any future version or update to the Software.
2.7 This agreement does not imply or commit Licensee to any purchase transaction or contract.
3. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
3.1 This License does not transmit any intellectual rights on the Software. The Software and any copies that the Licensee is authorized by the Licensor to make are the intellectual property of and are owned by the Licensor.
3.2 The Software is protected by copyright, including without limitation by Copyright Law and international treaty provisions.
3.3 Any copies that the Licensee is permitted to make pursuant to this Agreement must contain the same copyright and other proprietary notices that appear on or in the Software.
3.4 The structure, organization and code of the Software are the valuable trade secrets and confidential information of the Licensor. The Licensee agrees not to decompile, disassemble or otherwise attempt to discover the source code of the Software.
3.5 Any attempts to reverse-engineer, copy, clone, modify or alter in any way the installer program without the Licensor’s specific approval are strictly prohibited. The Licensee is not authorized to use any plug-in or enhancement that permits to save modifications to a file with software licensed and distributed by the Licensor.
3.6 Trademarks shall be used in accordance with accepted trademark practice, including identification of trademarks owners’ names. Trademarks can only be used to identify printed output produced by the Software and such use of any trademark does not give the Licensee any rights of ownership in that trademark.
4.1 The licensor expressly disclaims any warranty for the software. This software and the accompanying files are provided "AS IS" and without warranties as to performance of merchantability or any other warranties whether expressed or implied, or non-infringement.
4.1.1 The Licensor owns the Software and documentation and/or is in possession of valid and existing licenses that support the terms of this Agreement;
4.1.2 the Software conforms to specifications and functionality as specified in Documentation;
4.1.3 to the best of the Licensor’s knowledge, the Software does not infringe upon or violate any intellectual property right of any third party;
4.1.4 the Software does not contain any routine, intentionally designed by the Licensor to disable a computer program, or computer instructions that may substantially alter, destroy or inhibit the processing environment.
4.2 Except those warranties specified in section 4.1 above, the Software is being delivered to the Licensee “AS IS” and the Licensor makes no warranty as to its use, compatibility or performance.
4.3 For the avoidance of doubt, for regulated engineering, structural design or health care use, the Licensee is responsible for verification and validation of Software operations and results. Any such use is on an “AS IS” basis and is excluded from the Licensor’s liability.
4.4 The Licensor does not and cannot warrant the performance or results the Licensee may obtain by using the Software. The entire risk arising out of use or performance of the Software remains with the Licensee.
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5. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
In no event will the Licensor be liable for any damages, claims or costs whatsoever or any consequential, indirect, incidental damages, or any lost profits or lost savings, even if the Licensor has been advised of the possibility of such loss, damages, claims or costs or for any claim by any third party. In no event will the Licensee be liable to the Licensor on condition that the Licensee complies with all terms and conditions stated in this License.
If a portion of this agreement is held unenforceable, the remainder shall be valid. It means that if one section of the Agreement is not lawful, the rest of the Agreement is still in force. A party’s failure to exercise any right under this Agreement will not constitute a waiver of (a) any other terms or conditions of this Agreement, or (b) a right at any time thereafter to require exact and strict compliance with the terms of this Agreement.
7. GOVERNING LAW
This agreement shall be governed by the laws of England. If any portion of this Agreement is deemed unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, it shall not affect the forcibility of the other portions of this Agreement.