Licensing Options


Our typefaces are licensed according to usage, under what is known as an End User Licence Agreement (EULA). The font format that you will receive, and the terms under which you can use those fonts, will be defined by the type of licence you purchase. Please carefully read the options below and work out what will best suit your needs. If your needs are not covered by the options below, please contact us.
 


EULA for Broadcast

To use VirusFonts font software in titling, credits (or any other text) for broadcast media, you must purchase a Broadcast licence. Examples of broadcast media includes (but is not limited to) advertising commercials, movie films or television programmes. Broadcast fonts are licensed by territory and valid for one year. A Territory is defined as a regional or subregional group of countries as defined by the United Nations geoscheme system. For more information on territories, please see our FAQs.

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EULA for Desktop Devices

Our most widely purchased licence allows you to use VirusFonts on Desktop Devices. If you want to create a logo for your company, or set the text on a business card, or design a cafe menu, this is the licence that you need. However, this licence does not allow you distribute commercial products within which the fonts are embedded; to do so, you will need a specific kind of licence, details of which can be found on this page. Desktop fonts are licensed by number of user accounts.

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EULA for Digital Advertisements

To use Virusfonts to create dynamic and responsive HTML5 digital ads, you will need to purchase a Digital Ad licence. You will receive a web font kit which contains EOT, WOFF and WOFF2 formats as well as a CSS file. Please note that our web fonts should be self-hosted (we do not offer a hosting service). Digital Ad web fonts are licensed by number of Impressions.

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EULA for Electronic Publications

To embed a VirusFont in an electronic publication (and to distribute the publication as a commercial product) you must purchase an ePub licence. An electronic publication is considered to be any document designed to be displayed by e-reader software or on an e-reader device. Examples of Electronic Publications include, but are not limited to: digital editions, e-books and e-journals. ePub licences are licensed by number of issue releases.

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EULA for Mobile Applications

To embed a VirusFont in an mobile application (and to distribute the application as a commercial product) you must purchase a Mobile App licence. Mobile App licences are licensed per app title for a number installations.

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EULA for Server Use

To install the font on a production server, you must purchase a Server licence. This will allow the generation of personalised documents such as PDF receipts or custom business cards. Server licences are licensed per Server Core CPU and are valid for one year.

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Web EULA

To create striking typography for your website, you will need to purchase a web licence. Our web licences operate under a pay once model. This means that you will pay a one time fee and can use them forever – our web fonts do not require a subscription. You will receive a web font kit which contains EOT, WOFF and WOFF2 formats as well as a CSS file.

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EULA for Non-Commercial Use

Two of our typefaces (Olympukes and Olympukes 2012) are released with a free, non-commercial projects. This means that you are permitted to download and use font software for the projects in which there is no commercial transitions involved. If, for instance, you wish to publish an illustration of the typeface in a book, then you will need to purchase a commercial (desktop) licence.

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EULA for Open-Source Fonts

Our open-source licence is available only for Deja Vu and Vuja De. It releases these two typefaces, updated by VirusFonts, under the same conditions that they were originally released. The licence is the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International.

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