Softpedia copyright information

The following applies to all content published by Softpedia via electronic means, such as Internet websites, email messages and so on, hereinafter referred to as CONTENT.

Most of the CONTENT is original, created by Softpedia staff and is protected by copyright laws. Any reproduction of these works, without Softpedia's written consent, is strictly prohibited and will be punished according to the laws in effect.

A detailed description of the CONTENT types is provided below for reference:

Website design elements

These include any design element including, but not limited to, color schemes, images, buttons, page layouts.

News articles

Articles covering a broad range of subject, accessible at All texts are copyrighted by Softpedia, unless specified otherwise, and cannot be reproduced without prior written consent.

Software reviews

In-depth reviews of software products, available at Both written text and images (screenshots) are copyrighted by Softpedia and cannot be reproduced without prior written consent. Additionally, the screenshots have been marked with a Softpedia watermark.

Software presentations

Description texts found in Windows/Mac/Linux software presentations (,,, Windows device drivers presentations (, and games presentations ( Generally, the descriptions are a mix of content provided by the developer of the specific product and original content copyrighted by Softpedia, but may also be original in full. In any case, they cannot be reproduced without prior written consent

Screenshots depicting software products or games

Usually found integrated in SOFTWARE PRESENTATIONS, most of these are taken by Softpedia staff and are easily identifiable by the Softpedia watermark that is applied on them. All such screenshots cannot be reproduced without prior written consent

Syndicated information

Any information provided via XML/RSS feeds, KLIPs and other similar means. Reproduction is permitted as long as only the information within the feed is used and the source is clearly stated. Reproduction of the feeds themselves (copying of the entire XML file) is strictly prohibited and not permitted under any circumstances. Permission to use parts of the CONTENT may be obtained by contacting Softpedia:
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