Software Licenses

Software Licenses

An Itasca software license consists of two parts: the license type (physical/virtual key and number of seats) and license term (duration). All software is available for supported Windows platforms and the current versions of 3DEC, FLAC2D, FLAC3D, MassFlow, and PFC are supported for Ubuntu Linux.

LICENSE TYPE

Web

  • Ideal for organizations with many users at different locations and/or for cloud computing
  • Lowest cost and fastest delivery
  • Does not require a physical USB key, but does require internet access1 during model cycling or model modification
  • Allows multiple seats per web license
  • Software may be installed on as many computers as needed, but simultaneous use is limited to the number of seats on the license
  • Customers have administrative control over the web license and can add and subtract users, view license usage, and perform other administrative tasks
  • Permits two instances of the software to cycle for each seat purchased, except for Griddle
  • Not currently available for XSite

Desktop

  • Useful for organizations requiring a physical security key (additional fee applies)
  • Stand-alone, single-user license
  • Permits two instances of the software to create and solve models simultaneously on a single computer
  • No limit to the number of instances that may be used to view an existing model (i.e., results visualization and output)
  • USB key must be connected to the computer to allow cycling or model modification
  • USB security key may be moved between computers and users as needed

Network

  • Ideal for a centralized, IT-administered organization or organizations requiring a physical security key (additional fee applies)
  • Multiple seats may be purchased per network license
  • USB security key and license management software are installed on client server
  • Software may be installed on as many computers as needed, but simultaneous use is limited to the number of seats on the license
  • Requires network connection to the client server while cycling
  • Permits two instances of the software to cycle for each seat purchased, except for Griddle and UDEC

LICENSE TERM

Subscription

  • Subscriptions have access to the latest software version which provides continuous innovation, enhanced security, improved performance, and adaptability to changing needs
  • Subscriptions benefit from regular bug fixes plus stability improvements and seamless updates
  • Free technical support2 is provided during the subscription
  • Requires a Web license
  • The license is effective as long as the subscription is active (Buy Now)
  • Contact Us for academic and enterprise-based volume subscriptions

Perpetual

  • The license is effective in perpetuity for the software version purchased
  • Free technical support2 is provided until 12 months after the next version is released

Annual Lease

  • The license is effective for 365 days
  • Free technical support2 is provided during the term of the lease
  • License is valid for the current software version with free software upgrades during the lease term

Monthly Lease

  • The license is effective on a month-by-month basis
  • License is valid for the software version purchased
  • Free technical support2 is provided during the term of the lease

SPECIAL LICENSES

Academic Licenses

  • Academic institutions can receive special pricing/terms for Perpetual2,3 and Subscription licenses
  • Software is fully functional and incudes any options
  • Academic institutions must be recognized by ITASCA
  • Software may only be used for educational or academic research purposes; it may not be used for commercial purposes and requires an Educational Discount Agreement
  • Learn about ITASCA's Educational Partnership programs

Demonstration Software

  • Demonstration versions of the software are intended to provide an opportunity to evaluate the software, review documentation, and to learn its use
  • If the software is started without a license, it may be run in Demonstration Mode by clicking the continue option when prompted
  • This mode includes all features and any options
  • The number of zones, blocks, balls, and/or other components is capped at some small value (varies by software)
  • Project and model save functionality and grid export capabilities are disabled
  • Demonstration Mode is effectively in perpetuity
  • Try the Demonstration Software today

Trial Software

  • Trial versions of the software are intended to provide an opportunity to fully evaluate the software prior to making a purchase decision
  • Trial mode is fully functional in every respect and includes any options
  • There are no set model size limitations
  • Software trial licenses are Web licenses and require Internet access
  • Trial licenses are valid for up to two-weeks
  • To request Trial Software:

1Loss of internet access pauses modeling, which will automatically continue once internet connection is reestablished.

2Please refer to Section 21 our Software End User License Agreement (EULA).

3XSite Linux Version and Rhinoceros CAD software are not eligible as academic licenses.

4XSite is only available as a monthly or annual lease.


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