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Software License Agreements

Updated December 22, 2017

This article applies to:
  • Terrain 3D
  • Terrain Forestry
  • RoadEng Civil
  • RoadEng Forestry
  • Softree Optimal


By installing a Softree product {RoadEng, Softree Optimal, and/or Terrain Tools}, you acknowledge that you have read this License Agreement, understand it, and agree to be bound by its terms and conditions. You further agree that it is the complete and exclusive agreement between us which supersedes any proposal or prior agreement, oral or written and any other communications between us relating to the subject matter of this License Agreement.


The Software: the software distributed by Softree Technical Systems Inc. (Softree) for surveying, mapping, engineering and related applications, including without limitation, Terrain Tools® ,RoadEng® and Softree Optimal products, as well as any future programming fixes, updates and upgrades thereof.

Related Materials: means all the digital and printed materials and documentation provided by Softree for use with the Software.

Security System: License manager, password, hardware key and/or other security related information provided by Softree to allow authorized usage of the Software.

Authorized Location(s): Office(s) or geographic location(s) defined in the purchase agreement.

Authorized Users: Companies and/or individuals defined in the purchase agreement.


You may:

  • Install this software on a single computer or networked system subject to the conditions of this agreement.
  • Freely distribute copies of this software (demonstration version) subject to the conditions of this agreement.
  • Allow Authorized Users to use the Software in Authorized Locations by use of the Security Systems.


You shall not:

  • Rent, lease, lend, sub-license, or transfer your rights under this Agreement.
  • Move Security Systems from an Authorized Location.
  • Transfer Security Systems to other office locations within the same company.
  • Transfer Security Systems to third parties or other companies.
  • Allow use of the Software by anyone other than the Authorized Users.
  • Alter, decompile, disassemble, or reverse-engineer the Software.
  • Remove or obscure the Softree Copyright and Trademark notices.


You agree that the Software, Security Systems and Related Materials are the valuable property of Softree and embody substantial creative effort, confidential information, copyrighted works and trade secrets of Softree, all of which at all times remain the sole and exclusive property of Softree. This License Agreement gives you certain limited rights to use the Software, Security Systems and Related Materials. You do not become the owner and Softree retains title to all the Software, Security Systems and Related Materials. Except as specifically permitted by this license Agreement, you agree not to use for your own benefit, publish or otherwise disclose to others or permit the use by others for their benefit or to the detriment of Softree, any such Software, Security Systems, or Related Materials. In addition, you agree to use reasonable efforts to protect the Software, and Softree's exclusive ownership thereof, from unauthorized use, reproduction, distribution, or publication.

All rights not specifically granted in this License Agreement are reserved by Softree.


This License Agreement is effective from the day you install the software. Your License Agreement continues indefinitely or until you uninstall the software and return to Softree, all Related Materials which you have received from Softree, including documentation and Security Systems. If you breach this License Agreement, you agree that Softree can terminate this License upon notifying you in writing. You will be required to return all Software, Security Systems and Related Materials. Softree can also enforce our other legal rights.


Softree does not warrant the operation of the program will be uninterrupted or error free. THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. The entire risk as to the suitability and performance of the program and any designs developed with the aid of the program is with you.


Services provided by SOFTREE are limited to training, setting up and conversion of files. They do not include engineering services. The suitability and performance of all work carried out is the responsibility of the LICENSEE. The final design is the responsibility the LICENSEE


This License Agreement represents our entire understanding and agreement regarding Software, Software Copies and Related Materials. You may NOT sublicense, assign or transfer the license or the program except as expressly provides in this agreement. Any attempt otherwise to sublicense, assign, or transfer any rights duties or obligations hereunder is void. This agreement will be governed by the laws of the Province of British Columbia.