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How to buy Snak

Snak is shareware. This means it may be used and evaluated for 30 days at no charge. Unlimited usage requires a license, which costs $29 for a single-user. The single-user license key may be used on as many computers as you want, provided they are only used by you or your family.

Click the Buy Now button from the splash screen to buy a single-user license directly from inside the program. This is the fastest and easiest way to remove the limitations without any delay. The license key is transmitted directly to the program right away so there is no wait and no need to manually enter the license key.

To purchase a site license or multiple single-user licenses please use this secure web server.

Click the button to use PayPal to send the $29 to

The license key is sent in an email when the payment has been processed. This can take up to 8 hours depending on the time of day. Except when the Buy Now option is used, this license key must be entered into the program to complete the registration.

A license can also be bought by telephone by calling the Kagi Shareware payment service at +1 (510) 658-5244 to place an order. There is a $5 fee for telephone orders.

If the license key is lost it can be resent at any time by using the form on the Contact page.

The site license permits the use of Snak on an unlimited number of machines with an unlimited number of users, at a single geographical site, like within a university, or a branch office.

To include Snak on a CD, please let me know first. Only the unmodified dmg file must be distributed, and if the CD is sold, it must be made clear to the users that buying the CD does not mean that they have also bought a license to the programs on the CD.

Entering the license key

If you use the Buy Now option from inside the program you don't need to enter the license key. That is done automatically once the payment has been accepted. You will however receive an email with the license key as well so that you can register the program again if you reinstall the operating system or something similar.

To enter the license key, go to the Edit menu and use the Registration… menu item to bring up the registration window. Click the Enter Key button to bring up this dialog:

The email address and key must be entered exactly as specified in the email you will receive after buying the program.

If the program can't match the entered email address and key when you press OK, a message will be displayed briefly and you can correct the information and try again.

The length of the key is 16 characters, and it consists of characters between A-F and 0-9. All letters are in uppercase.

The best way to avoid mistyping is to copy and paste the registration key from the email into the field.

If you release your license key to the public or allow it to be used by others (except your family, as mentioned above), it will mean financial damage to me and it will impede future development efforts.

If I find the license key is being illegally distributed, Snak will reject the key and you will have to re-register. Your payment will be refunded.


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