The FREE license
pesto TTS Starter Pack (i.e. voice "Simos_1081") is licensed under Creative Commons (BY NC SA):
which briefly states that:
You are free:
- to Share — to copy, distribute and transmit the work
- to Remix — to adapt the work
Under the following conditions:
- Attribution — You must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work).
- Noncommercial — You may not use this work for commercial purposes.
- Share Alike — If you alter, transform, or build upon this work, you may distribute the resulting work only under the same or similar license to this one.
The Commercial license
To use pesto TTS for direct or indirect commercial purposes, you need a commercial license that costs just 95 € (excluding VAT) for voice "Simos_1081" and allows you one of the following:
- To include pesto! TTS in one (1) product/application and to distribute it. In this case the license is linked to a particular product which you declare upon registration and is not affected by your the sales volume. If you wish to use pesto! TTS in more products/applications, you have to buy more licenses which, however, are offered to you at 50% discount.
- To install pesto! TTS in one (1) call center or telephony application. In this case, the license is linked to a particular installation and is not affected by the ports/channels number (you are allowed to use unlimited channels).
Commercial license grants you the right to upgrade the distribution of pesto! TTS in your solution for 12 months, along with technical support for that period.
Commercial licenses can not be transferred/resold to third parties.
After buying a commercial license you will receive a license key to be used in SetLicense method. Your registered details will be now shown in the start-up splash screen. You have also the option, upon agreement, to hide e-rhetor startup splash logo when using pesto TTS.