EiffelStudio GPL License agreement

by Jocelyn-Fiat (modified: 2017 Apr 04)

EiffelStudio Integrated Development Environment, Open Source Edition

End User License Agreement

Carefully read all of the terms and conditions of this agreement prior to opening or downloading the software package, or starting its installation procedure. Opening or downloading the software package, or starting its installation procedure, indicates your acceptance of these terms and conditions. This software agreement governs your use of EiffelStudio Integrated Development Environment, Open Source Edition (hereinafter referred to as EiffelStudio) from Interactive Software Engineering, Inc., a California Corporation with offices in Goleta, California 93117, doing business as Eiffel Software (hereinafter Eiffel Software). By using the enclosed EiffelStudio software package, you agree to the following terms and conditions;


Eiffel Software grants to you a nonexclusive license to use EiffelStudio at no charge under the terms of the GNU General Public License (hereinafter referred as GPL) for the development of Open Source software. The main obligation for software development under GPL is that anyone using your software must have access to the complete source code and must be able to modify and redistribute that software to anyone, free of charge.


You may use the EiffelStudio license provided to you at no charge as long as you are ready to release the application that you will develop under a GPL compatible Open Source license.


a. EiffelStudio is copyrighted by Eiffel Software and proprietary to Eiffel Software, and Eiffel Software remains title and ownership of EiffelStudio.

b. This is not a sale of EiffelStudio or any copy. You must reproduce and include any copyrights, trademark notices and the legends on any copy of EiffelStudio you make.


The EiffelStudio software and user manuals are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The entire risk as to the quality and performance of the EiffelStudio software and user manuals is with you.


Eiffel Software warrants solely that it grants the rights as provided herein. No license or right relevant to any patent or trademark is herein to be construed as conferred upon you by Eiffel Software by implication or estoppels or any other basis. This is regardless as to whether the rights granted hereunder utilize invention within existing patent to be issued subsequent to the date of this agreement.


a. All correspondence shall be directed to Eiffel Software at the following address:

Customer Service Department
Eiffel Software
5949 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA 93117 USA
tel. (805) 685-1006, fax. (805) 685-6869
or through the world-wide Web at http://support.eiffel.com

b. The terms and conditions of this agreement shall be interpreted and enforced according to the laws of the State of California and shall be subject to the appropriate jurisdiction in and of the county of Santa Barbara, California, U.S.A.


By opening or downloading the software package or starting the installation procedure, you acknowledge that you have read this agreement, understand it, and agree to be bound by its terms and conditions. You also agree that this agreement is the complete and exclusive statement of agreement between the parties and supersedes all proposals of prior agreements, oral or written, and any other communication between the parties relating to the subject matter of this agreement.