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(2) ORPALIS PDF OCR EDITIONS
2.1. ORPALIS PDF OCR is available under 2 different Editions:
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2.3. The way features are bundled and delivered for each ORPALIS PDF OCR Edition is described in the comparison matrix available on the page Free VS Pro of the ORPALIS PDF OCR website.
2.4. The way Support is provided for each ORPALIS PDF OCR Edition is described in Chapter (7) of this EULA.
(3) TRIAL LICENSING FOR ORPALIS PDF OCR COMMERCIAL EDITIONS
3.1. Features not existing in PDF OCR Free Editions but made available in Commercial Editions (command line interface (CLI) support, process multithreading and unlimited batch processing with no nag screen) do not require evaluation and therefore, the Free Editions of ORPALIS PDF OCR are to be considered as evaluation versions of ORPALIS PDF OCR Professional Editions.
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(4) COMMERCIAL LICENSING AND ACTIVATION
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(5) ORPALIS PDF OCR UPGRADES
5.1. Legitimate ORPALIS PDF OCR license owners are entitled to free medium/minor ORPALIS PDF OCR sub-version upgrade of their purchased major version (ex:, if you've purchased a ORPALIS PDF OCR version 1.x.y. you will be able to upgrade for free to any future sub-versions including 1.9.9). No new license key will be required for such upgrade.
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(6) USE OF THE SOFTWARE
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(7) TECHNICAL SUPPORT
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(10) LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
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