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JohnAlbedo
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One of my clients wants to use the same track/item, for which he has Regular Licence, for multiple videos. The sole purpose of this would be self promotion and not financial gain.

Would Extended Licence suffice in this case?

Or a separate license for each video/track use would be needed (this would be absurd)?

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Kurlykovs
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Tell him he needs extended license for each video! that way you will make more money.

(due to recent unfair deletion of my comment, I have to say that – Dear KING DOG this is a JOKE no harm intended)

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Coriiander
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We are not selling products here. A buyer cannot become the owner of your product. What we do here is providing products, and sell licenses that grant usage of our products. A license can only be used once. For every item our product is used in, another appropriate license has to be obtained.

If your client uses your track in 1 video which is not for sale, he needs 1 regular license.
If your client uses your track in 2 videos which are not for sale, he needs 2 regular licenses.
If your client uses your track in 28394 videos which are not for sale, he needs 28394 regular licences.

If your client uses your track in 1 video which is for sale, he needs 1 extended license.
If your client uses your track in 2 videos which are for sale, he needs 2 extended licenses.
If your client uses your track in 28394 videos which are for sale, he needs 28394 extended licences.

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uppnerupp
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We are not selling products here. A buyer cannot become the owner of your product. What we do here is providing products, and sell licenses that grant usage of our products. A license can only be used once. For every item our product is used in, another appropriate license has to be obtained.

If your client uses your track in 1 video which is not for sale, he needs 1 regular license.
If your client uses your track in 2 videos which are not for sale, he needs 2 regular licenses.
If your client uses your track in 28394 videos which are not for sale, he needs 28394 regular licences.

If your client uses your track in 1 video which is for sale, he needs 1 extended license.
If your client uses your track in 2 videos which are for sale, he needs 2 extended licenses.
If your client uses your track in 28394 videos which are for sale, he needs 28394 extended licences.

But what if his client buys 2 tracks for AND but dollar!

I that case I didn’t even buy 1 dollar! WHY!

;-)

Ok to be serious, I am with Coriiander on this one.

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lucafrancini
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If his videos are part of a series, he just need to purchase one single standard license ;)

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matsteiner
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If his videos are part of a series, he just need to purchase one single standard license ;)

+1
And as long as it’s for promoting something, the video will be viewable for free, which means a standard license is enough. When it’s for a movie or TV documentary or something else where viewers pay somehow to see it, he will need to buy a extended license.

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uppnerupp
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If his videos are part of a series, he just need to purchase one single standard license ;)

So basically, just so i too understand, a client can buy one license and use it for as many videos as he/she likes, for eternity, just as long as he/she claims that the work is part of a series.

Correct? :-)

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KingDog
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From the License FAQ:

Do I need a separate license each time I use an item in a series?

No. You only need to purchase the item once per series.

What constitutes a series (eg TV series, webisodes, or a magazine with monthly editions)?

To be considered a series, all things in the series (eg episode, edition) must be connected, and be released within 1 year of the first instalment. There is also a maximum of 52 episodes or editions within the series.

Example: A 12 episode TV series that starts in December and ends in July would only require a single extended license. A YouTube series that releases an episode every week (52 total) would only need to purchase a regular license once every year. A free magazine that releases an edition every other month would need to purchase a regular license once every year. A paid magazine would need to buy an extended license every year.

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boomopera
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From the License FAQ:

Do I need a separate license each time I use an item in a series?

No. You only need to purchase the item once per series.

What constitutes a series (eg TV series, webisodes, or a magazine with monthly editions)?

To be considered a series, all things in the series (eg episode, edition) must be connected, and be released within 1 year of the first instalment. There is also a maximum of 52 episodes or editions within the series.

Example: A 12 episode TV series that starts in December and ends in July would only require a single extended license. A YouTube series that releases an episode every week (52 total) would only need to purchase a regular license once every year. A free magazine that releases an edition every other month would need to purchase a regular license once every year. A paid magazine would need to buy an extended license every year.

Ok, so lets say they bought the track and used it in a series for a year (which bothers me, I thought they can only use it in a single episode and thats it, new license for another episode etc). They used it for a year and the year has passed, they should purchase the license again right?

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