We make a desktop accounting software - it calculates employees' salaries, creates pay slips, etc.
I would like to use some Adobe Stock images as background pictures of the software. This way the program will look more beautiful.
Our program is used by about 1000 users, so this is the approximate number of users who will see the images.
Our company consists of 3 members, but only I will operate with the images.
Most Adobe Stock photos, vectors, and illustrations come with a Standard license. With a Standard license, you may:
With a Standard license, you may not:
Our software is commercial, but I think that background pictures of accounting software are not "PRIMARY VALUE" for it.
My question is can we use standard license or have to buy extended license ?
I think a standard licence is not enough for this.
Look here for more information on licensing: https://community.adobe.com/t5/stock/links-for-licensing-terms/td-p/11366788
(Disclaimer: As always with licensing, this is my interpretation of the rules. I think they are correct and advice is based on reading and interpreting the licence terms and on fair use for both the buyer and the artist/stock company, but I cannot rule out that my interpretation is wrong. I'm not an Adobe employee).
Thank You for your reply!
In the meantime, I contacted Adobe Support via chat and they assured me that the standard license was applicable in my case.
Thanks for the update. Good for you. Keep the chat, however, as a proof. Normally, Adobe does not adventure to give firm commitments. They point out to the licensing terms.