End User License Agreement



1.1. "Milan Digital Audio" means Milan Digital Audio LLC, United States Federal employer identification number 35-2328686, and State of Indiana Taxpayer ID number 0132083094-001. Milan Digital Audio's website is and

1.2. "Software" means all software and data provided to You by Milan Digital Audio in executable format, and all associated files, including, without limitation, any Documentation and audio or other media files and, in any and all versions which Milan Digital Audio at its sole discretion elects to provide to You, unless such subsequent version(s) are governed by a different license agreement.

1.3. "Documentation" means the written or on-line instructions, help information, and other reference materials related to the Software, provided to You by Milan Digital Audio.

1.4. "Registered" Software means a copy of the Software for which You have paid all applicable fees and received a license file from Milan Digital Audio or from an authorized reseller or distributor of the Software.

1.5. "Unregistered" Software means a copy of the Software for which You have not paid all of the applicable fees.


2.1. Grant of license. Upon Your acceptance and subject to all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement, Milan Digital Audio hereby grants You a non-exclusive, non-transferable, perpetual license (unless terminated as provided herein) to:

(a) save and use any number of copies of the Software on the hard disk(s) of any number of computers, within the country identified as Your country of residence when You obtained or registered the Software, but not more than one copy being used at any one time, and at most one individual at a time using any one copy;

(b) make any number of copies of the Software for archival purposes;

(c) use Unregistered Software only for evaluation purposes or in accordance with the terms of use of the Hauptwerk Free Edition set forth in section 13;

(d) evaluate Unregistered Software only for a reasonable evaluation period.

2.2. Limitations On License. Except as expressly authorized above, You and/or any person(s) acting with or for You may not:

(a) directly or indirectly sell, lease, rent, license, sub-license, redistribute, lend, give, transfer or otherwise distribute or use the Software without written consent from Milan Digital Audio;

(b) modify, translate, or create derivative works from the Software, assign or otherwise transfer rights to the Software or use the Software for timesharing or service bureau purposes;

(c) reverse engineer, de-compile, disassemble or otherwise attempt to discover the source code or underlying ideas or algorithms of the Software or any subsequent version thereof or any part thereof;

(d) attempt to modify any file installed as part of the Software, except when specifically advised to do so within the Documentation or by Milan Digital Audio;

(e) use any license file, dongle, or other registration information or software or hardware, that was not supplied to You by Milan Digital Audio or its resellers or distributors, and for which written consent for use was not given to you from Milan Digital Audio, for registration of the Software, or use any means whatsoever to attempt to enable the functionality of a Registered copy of the Software, other than by paying for and registering it with Milan Digital Audio or its resellers or distributors, and using the registered copy in accordance with this Agreement;

(f) install and run the Software from a network server, or run the Software on more than one computer simultaneously, unless You acquire a license for each simultaneous user of the Software;

(g) use any part of the Software or any media or other materials supplied with the Software for any purpose other than that for which it was supplied within the Software, without written consent from Milan Digital Audio, unless such use is allowed by a separate agreement. In particular, audio samples and other media supplied as part of the Software may not be used with any other program unless separately licensed;

(h) install or use the Software within any country other the country identified as Your country of residence when You obtained or registered the Software, without first applying for a new license from Milan Digital Audio, which may replace any current license You may hold;

(i) use Unregistered Software in evaluation mode for any purpose other than evaluation;

(j) evaluate Unregistered Software for an unreasonably-long evaluation period.

2.3. Source. Nothing in this Agreement grants You, and/or any person(s) acting with or for You any rights, license or interest with respect to the source code of the Software.

2.4. Software Updates. Nothing in this Agreement grants You, Your Distributors, and/or any person(s) acting with or for You the right to receive any upgrades, modifications or other enhancements to the Software at any time.


3.1. Ownership. Your rights in and to the Software are solely as set forth in the 'Grant of License' section, and do not include any rights of ownership. You agree that Milan Digital Audio owns all rights, title and interest (including, but not limited to, ideas, know-how, copyright, patent, trademarks, trade secret and other intellectual property rights) to the Software, including any and all modifications, enhancements, derivative works and other alterations by any person or entity.

3.2. Intellectual Property Rights. The Software, the structure, organization and code embodied in the Software are the valuable and confidential trade secrets of Milan Digital Audio and are protected by intellectual property laws and treaties. You agree to take all reasonable measures to protect Milan Digital Audio's intellectual property rights and to abide by all applicable laws.

3.3. Copyright Notices. You agree not to remove, alter, or destroy any proprietary, trademark or copyright markings or notices placed upon or contained within the Software or any related materials.

3.4. Modifications. Milan Digital Audio reserves the right to modify or discontinue the Software at any time without prior notice to or consent by You.

3.5. Trademarks. 'Hauptwerk', 'Hauptwerk Virtual Pipe Organ', 'Milan Digital Audio', the Milan Digital Audio logo and the Hauptwerk logo are all trademarks of Milan Digital Audio.

3.6. You will make all reasonable attempts to safeguard the Software from unauthorized reproduction or use by third parties.

3.7. You agree to take all reasonable steps to ensure that the terms and conditions of this Agreement are made known to anyone who uses the Software. You agree to ensure that all materials that could lead to the use of the Software in a manner that violates this Agreement will be erased or destroyed, when they are no longer needed.


4.1 You agree to pay all Software fees as set forth by Milan Digital Audio, or its resellers or distributors as appropriate, as of the date You register the then-available version of the Software. Milan Digital Audio reserves the right to change its prices at any time or from time to time solely at its discretion.


5.1. You represent and warrant that:
(a) You have the right to enter into this Agreement;
(b) Your use of the Software will not violate any applicable local, state, national or international law.


6.1. The Software is provided as is and Milan Digital Audio makes no representations or warranties (written or oral). To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Milan Digital Audio disclaims all warranties and conditions, express or implied, as to any matter whatsoever and to any person or entity, including, but not limited to, all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement of third party rights and those arising from a course of dealing or usage in trade. No warranty is made that any errors or defects in the Software will be corrected, or that the Software will meet Your requirements.


7.1. Except as expressly stated above, in no event shall Milan Digital Audio or its resellers or distributors be liable for damages to or through You, or any other person or entity for breach of, arising under, or related to this agreement or the Software or service provided hereunder, under any theory including, but not limited to, direct, special, incidental, indirect, consequential, or similar damages (including without limitation, damages for loss of business profits, business interruption, loss of business information or data, or any other loss) whether foreseeable or not, regardless of the form of action, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability or otherwise.

7.2. With respect to infringement or misappropriation, Your sole and exclusive remedy shall be as provided in Section 8.3 hereof.

7.3. In any case other than infringement or misappropriation, Milan Digital Audio's entire liability under any provision of this agreement shall be limited to the amount actually paid by You for the software.


8.1. As an express condition to the use of the Software, You agree to indemnify and hold Milan Digital Audio and its resellers and distributors harmless from all claims by third parties rising out of Your use of or modifications to the Software.

8.2. Neither Milan Digital Audio nor its resellers nor distributors shall have any liability for any claim of infringement based on:

(a) use of superseded or altered releases of the Software if such infringement would have been avoided by the use of a current unaltered release previously made available to You by Milan Digital Audio;

(b) the combination of operations or use of any Software furnished under this Agreement with software or other components not supplied by Milan Digital Audio if such infringement would have been avoided by the use of such Software without such other components;

(c) use of the Software in breach of this Agreement, including but not limited to use of the Software in a country other than that declared as Your country of residence when You registered the Software.

8.3. In the event that the Software is held to violate the proprietary rights of third parties, or Milan Digital Audio reasonably believes such a holding is possible, Milan Digital Audio shall have the option, at its expense either to:

(a) modify the Software to be non-infringing;
(b) obtain for You a license to continue using the Software;

(c) refund any license fee paid to Milan Digital Audio for the Software, at which point this agreement will terminate.

8.4. Section 8.3 states Milan Digital Audio's entire liability for infringement or other violations of proprietary rights.


9.1. This Agreement (and any licenses granted herein to You) will terminate immediately if You provide any false information to Milan Digital Audio or if You fail to comply with the terms and conditions of this Agreement. You may terminate this Agreement at any time by notifying Milan Digital Audio. Upon the termination of this Agreement, You must delete all copies of the Software from Your computer and archives.

9.2. Survival of certain terms: The following Sections shall survive any expiration or termination: DEFINITIONS, OWNERSHIP/PROPRIETARY RIGHTS, LIMITATION OF LIABILITY, INDEMNIFICATION, GENERAL, EXPORT CONTROLS and any claims or causes of action then in existence, and any payment obligations hereunder.


10.1. This Agreement constitutes the entire understanding and agreement of the parties hereto with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous agreements, representations and understandings between the parties regarding the subject matter hereof.

10.2. Any term or provision of this Agreement may be amended, and the observance of any term of this Agreement may be waived, only by a writing signed by the party to be bound.

10.3. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be severed from the Agreement and the remainder of this Agreement shall be interpreted so as best to effect reasonably the intent of the parties hereto.

10.4. All headings herein are not to be considered in the construction or interpretation of any provision of this Agreement.

10.5. Milan Digital Audio and You are independent contractors. Failure of either Milan Digital Audio or You to insist on performance of any term or condition of this Agreement or to exercise any right or privilege there under shall not be construed as a continuing or future waiver of such term, condition, right or privilege.

10.6. This Agreement shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Indiana, United States of America.

10.7. All notices hereunder shall be in writing and shall be deemed given on the fifth business day after being sent by certified or registered mail or on the date of delivery if sent by other means.


11.1. Support services are usually provided at no additional cost via e-mail for Registered users of the Software (*). Milan Digital Audio will make its best efforts to answer reasonable support requests promptly but does not guarantee that such requests will be serviced within a particular time frame, or that any given request will be answered.

(*) The Free Edition of Hauptwerk and our trial instruments include no support. You must purchase a license if you require official support.


12.1. You may not export or re-export the Software or any underlying information or technology.