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End User License Agreement

The SOFTWARE PRODUCT (OBSIDIAN) is protected by copyright laws and international copyright treaties, as well as other intellectual property laws and treaties. The SOFTWARE PRODUCT is licensed, not sold.


    OBSIDIAN is licensed as follows:

    1. Personal use.

      OBSIDIAN can be used for free for your own, private, non-commercial purposes (e.g. taking notes, doing research). The use of OBSIDIAN for the exercise of your own trade or profession for which you directly receive compensation (e.g. team work with colleagues, writing work reports) does not qualify as personal use.

    2. Special personal license.

      You have the option to obtain a special OBSIDIAN personal license (CATALYST) that grants you early access to exclusive OBSIDIAN versions. However, CATALYST is not required for personal use.

    3. Commercial license.

      If you use OBSIDIAN for work-related activities in a company with two (2) or more employees, you must obtain a commercial license. Businesses must purchase at least as many licenses as the number of people using OBSIDIAN.

      For commercial use, you may evaluate OBSIDIAN without a commercial license for a maximum of fourteen (14) days.

      Non-profit organizations can use OBSIDIAN without commercial licenses.

    4. Installation and Usage.

      Licenses are per user and valid for use on all supported operating systems. License keys may be used on multiple computers and operating systems, provided the license key holder is the primary user.

    5. Backup Copies.

      You may make copies of the license key and or OBSIDIAN for backup and archival purposes.


    1. Maintenance of Copyright Notices.

      You must not remove or alter any copyright notices on any copy of OBSIDIAN.

    2. Distribution.

      You may not distribute or sell license keys or OBSIDIAN to third parties. Licenses will be revoked if distributed or sold to third parties.

    3. Rental.

      You may not rent, lease, or lend the license key or OBSIDIAN.


    All titles, including but not limited to copyrights, in and to OBSIDIAN and any copies thereof are owned by DYNALIST INC.


    DYNALIST INC expressly disclaims any warranty for OBSIDIAN, which is provided 'as is' without any express or implied warranty of any kind, including but not limited to any warranties of merchantability, non-infringement, or fitness of a particular purpose.


    In no event shall DYNALIST INC be liable for any damages due to use of OBSIDIAN, to the maximum extent permitted by law. This includes without limitation, lost profits, business interruption, or lost information.

    In no event will DYNALIST INC be liable for loss of data or for indirect, special, incidental, consequential (including lost profit), or other damages.

    DYNALIST INC shall have no liability with respect to the content of OBSIDIAN or any part thereof, including but not limited to errors or omissions contained therein, libel, trademark rights, business interruption, loss of privacy or the disclosure of confidential information.