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Altova is a privately held company that was originally established in 1992 in Vienna, Austria under the name of Icon Information-Systems. Altova has been actively involved in XML software technologies since 1998. A US office was established in Beverly, MA on March 1st 2001.

License Types for Altova Software Products

The following is a short description of the available license types. For a full definition please refer to the Altova Software License Agreement.

Installed Users
You may install and use a copy of the software on your compatible computer, up to the permitted number of users.
Example: package size 5 -> install and use on up to 5 computers.

Concurrent Users
You may install the software on any compatible computers, up to ten (10) times the permitted number of users, provided that only the permitted number of users actually use the software at the same time.
Example: package size 5 -> install on up to 50 (10 times 5) computers and use on up to 5 computers at the same time.

Named Users
If you have licensed the "Named User" version of the software, you may install the Software on up to 5 compatible personal computers or workstations of which you are the primary user thereby allowing you to switch from one computer to the other as necessary provided that only one instance of the Software will be used by you as the Named User at any given time. If you have purchased multiple Named User licenses, each individual Named User will receive a separate license key code.

Please note that for some products not all of the licensing models mentioned above may be available.