LUFS Meter

Loudness Measurement Plugin

End User License Agreement

1. General

This License Agreement is a legal agreement between you (either an individual or, if purchased for an entity, an entity) and Klangfreund Samuel Gähwiler, Dorfstrasse 81, 9479 Oberschan, Switzerland (hereafter called "Klangfreund") for the use of the LUFS Meter software including related media, related documentation and other related goods manufactured by Klangfreund (hereafter called "LUFS Meter").

By installing or using the LUFS Meter you agree to be bound by the terms of this License Agreement.

2. License Grants and Purchase

Subject to the limitations described in this License Agreement, Klangfreund, as licensor, hereby grants you, the licensee, a non-exclusive, perpetual license to use the LUFS Meter in accordance with this License Agreement and the documentation provided by Klangfreund.

2.1 Grant of this License

The LUFS Meter is available in three different editions: Demo, Discounted and Full. Two installers exist. One to install the LUFS Meter Demo. The second installer contains the Discounted and the Full LUFS Meter and it is available to you after you purchase a license.

  • The 'LUFS Meter Demo' is limited to measurements below 60 seconds. It is provided by Klangfreund free of charge.
    • If you are an individual using it exclusively for non-commercial purposes, you are granted the right to use it for an unlimited period of time.
    • If you are either an individual or a business, using the LUFS Meter for a commercial purpose, you are granted the right to use the 'LUFS Meter Demo' for a time period of 30 days after installation ("Trial Period"). If you continue to use the LUFS Meter after the Trial Period, you are required to purchase a license for one of the other editions.
  • The 'Discounted LUFS Meter' provides additional functionality. The following users are granted permission to purchase and use it:
    • You are an individual, using the LUFS Meter only for personal and non-commercial purpose.
    • You are either an individual or a business, using the LUFS Meter for a commercial purpose and your annual gross revenue from your commercial activity does not exceed 10'000 Euros.
  • The 'Full LUFS Meter' provides the full feature set. It is approved for unrestricted commercial usage.

You may install and use the LUFS Meter on at most three computers provided that these computers belong to you and that the LUFS Meter is used only on one computer at a time.

All rights not explicitly granted in this License Agreement are reserved by Klangfreund.

2.2 License Restrictions

You may not sell, rent, lease, sublicense, transfer, resell or otherwise distribute the LUFS Meter.

You may not alter, merge, modify, adapt or translate the LUFS Meter, or decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise reduce the LUFS Meter to a human-perceivable form. You may not merge the LUFS Meter into another software or hardware product nor create derivative works based upon the LUFS Meter.

2.3 Copyright

The LUFS Meter is protected by copyright laws and international copyright treaties, as well as other intellectual property laws and treaties. All title and intellectual property rights related to the LUFS Meter are owned by its author. Unauthorized copying of the LUFS Meter, in whole or in part, is explicitly forbidden.

2.4 Ownership

The LUFS Meter is licensed to you, not sold nor given. This License Agreement does not constitute a transfer or sale of ownership rights for the LUFS Meter. Except for the license rights granted above, Klangfreund retains all rights for the LUFS Meter.

3. Warranties

The LUFS Meter is licensed without any warranty. It is provided on an "as is" basis.

Klangfreund reserves the right at any time to cease the support of the LUFS Meter and to alter prices, features, specifications, capabilities, functions, licensing terms, release dates, general availability or other characteristics of the LUFS Meter.

4. Liability

You agree that in no event will Klangfreund be liable for any kind of damage, material, immaterial or corporal, that arise as a result of the malfunctioning or misuse of the LUFS Meter. You assume full responsibility for all possible consequences of your use of the LUFS Meter.

5. Closing Provisions

This License Agreement contains the entire agreement between you and Klangfreund related to the LUFS Meter and supersedes all prior agreements and understandings, whether oral or written.

If any provision hereof shall be held illegal, invalid or unenforceable, in whole or in part, such provision shall be modified to the minimum extent necessary to make it legal, valid and enforceable, and the legality, validity and enforceability of all other provisions of this License Agreement shall not be affected.

This License Agreement is governed by the laws of Switzerland. Each party for itself and its property, hereby submits to the jurisdiction and venue of St. Gallen, Switzerland in relation to any claim or dispute that may arise with respect to this License Agreement and any judgment that may be rendered in connection with any such claim or dispute. This License Agreement will be interpreted as if the agreement were made between Swiss residents and performed entirely within Switzerland.

5.1 Termination

This Agreement is effective until terminated. This Agreement, including the license to use the LUFS Meter, will terminate automatically if you fail to comply with any term or condition.