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Below is a list of the proprietary software found in the regular, complete version of Freespire. All of these drivers, codecs and applications are NOT included in The OSS Edition.

Contents

1 Microsoft Windows Media Technology
2 Quicktime 7 Software
3 mp3 Software Decoder
4 RealPlayer Software
5 Sun Java 2 Platform Standard Edition Runtime Environment 5.0
6 Macromedia Flash Plug-In
7 Bitstream Fonts
8 Gizmo Project
9 Agere Systems Modem Drivers
10 ATI Technologies Linux Driver
11 Conexant/Linuxant HCF PCI Modem Driver
12 Conexant HSF Modem Driver
13 Intel Modem Drivers
14 QEMU Accelerator Module (aka kqemu)
15 Lucent linmodem driver
16 MADWIFI Wireless Drivers
17 NVIDIA Accelerated Video Drivers
18 PCTEL Modem Driver
19 Ralink Wireless Driver
20 SmartLink Modem Driver

Microsoft Windows Media Technology

Description:

Freespire includes licensed Windows Media Audio and Media Decode Technology that support the WMV format.

Binaries/Packages:

Redistribution Information:

Our license does not permit us to grant redistribution rights. Information on distributing this software can be obtained at wmlicense.smdisp.net/licenserequest

Quicktime 7 Software

Description:

Freespire includes licensed QuickTime 7 Software—a multimedia technology developed by Apple Computer, capable of handling various formats of digital video, sound, text, animation, music, and immersive panoramic (and sphere panoramic) images.

Binaries/Packages:

Redistribution Information:

Our license does not permit us to grant redistribution rights. A copy of the end user license agreement governing this software is located at apple.com/legal/sla/quicktime7. Information on distributing this software can be obtained at developer.apple.com/softwarelicensing/agreements/quicktime.

mp3 Software Decoder

Description:

Freespire includes a licensed mp3 Software Decoder that decodes and plays mp3s on PCs.

Binaries/Packages:

Redistribution Information:

Our license does not permit us to grant redistribution rights. Information on distributing this software can be obtained at mp3licensing.

RealPlayer Software

Description:
Freespire includes RealPlayer Software—the Linux version of RealNetwork, Inc’s propriety software product capable of (i) playing streaming audio, video and other datatypes in real time over networks and (ii) extracting, compressing and encrypting media files, downloading and playing back media files on personal computers, and transferring, managing and playing back media files on electronic devices.
Binaries/Packages:
Redistribution Information:

Our license does not permit us to grant redistribution rights. Information on distributing this software can be obtained at real.com/licensing/faq.

Sun Java 2 Platform Standard Edition Runtime Environment 5.0

Description:
Freespire includes a licensed Sun Java 2 Platform Standard Edition Runtime Environment 5.0 that permits Java applets and application to run on Freespire.
Binaries/Packages:
Redistribution Information:

Our license does not permit us to grant redistribution rights. Information on distributing this software can be obtained at sun.com/java.

Macromedia Flash Plug-In

Description:
Freespire includes a licensed Macromedia Flash Plug-In enabling users to view Flash content.
Binaries/Packages:
Redistribution Information:

Our license does not permit us to grant redistribution rights. Information on distributing this software can be obtained at adobe.com/products/flashplayer.

Bitstream Fonts

Description:
Freespire includes licensed Bitstream fonts and font packages.
Binaries/Packages:
Redistribution Information:

Our license does not permit us to grant redistribution rights. Information on distributing this software can be obtained at bitstream.com/fonts/products/font_resellers.

Gizmo Project

Description:
Freespire includes Gizmo Project, a free internet telephone for making and receiving calls to and from PCs, landlines and mobile phones.
Binaries/Packages:
Redistribution Information:

Our license does not permit us to grant redistribution rights. Information on distributing this software can be obtained at izmoproject.com/contact-us.

Agere Systems Modem Drivers

Description:
Freespire includes Agere Systems modem drivers, which provide support for Agere soft modems based on SV92P-T00 chipset.

Binaries/Packages:

ageremodem-utils
los-kernel-extra

Redistribution Information:

Redistribution rights are set forth in the Agere Systems Modem License.

ATI Technologies Linux Driver

Description:
Freespire includes an ATI video driver for the Radeon 8500, 8700, 9700, 9800, M9,and M10 series, providing 3d acceleration for cards which are not yet supported by XFree86. Please see the ATI website for more information.

Binaries/Packages:

fglrx-installer
los-kernel-extra

Redistribution Information:

Redistribution rights are set forth in the ATI Technologies’ EULA.

Conexant/Linuxant HCF PCI Modem Driver

Description:
Source for Conexant HCF soft modems using (older) Rockwell chipset

Binaries/Packages:

hcfpcimodem-utils
los-kernel-extra

Redistribution Information:

Redistribution rights are set forth in the Conexant/Linuxant HCF PCI Modem License.

Conexant HSF Modem Driver

Description:
Drivers and utilities for Conexant/Linuxant HSF softmodems. Please see the Linuxant’s website for more information.

Homepage:

Binaries/Packages:

hsfmodem-source
hsfmodem-utils
los-kernel-extra

Redistribution Information:

Redistribution rights are set forth in the Conexant/Linuxant HSF Modem License.

Intel Modem Drivers

Description:
Freespire includes modem drivers for the Intel 536ep/537ep/537 chipsets.

Binaries/Packages:

intel536ep-source
intel536ep-utils
intel537ep-source
intel537ep-utils
los-kernel-extra

Redistribution Information:

Redistribution rights are set forth in the Intel Modem Driver License.

QEMU Accelerator Module (aka kqemu)

Description:
Freespire includes the QEMU Accelerator Module, a generic and open source processor emulator which achieves a good emulation speed by using dynamic translation. Please see QEMUfor more information.

Binaries/Packages:

kqemu-source los-kernel-extra

Redistribution Information:

Redistribution rights are set forth on the QEMU Licenses Page].

Lucent linmodem driver

Description:
Driver for Lucent Winmodems.

Binaries/Packages:

ltmodem-source
ltmodem-utils
los-kernel-extra

Redistribution Information:

Please contact Lucent] for redistribution information.

MADWIFI Wireless Drivers

Description:
Freespire includes the Multiband Atheros Driver for WiFi (MADWIFI): Linux driver for 802.11a/b/g universal NIC cards – Cardbus, PCI, or miniPCI – using Atheros chip sets. Please see Madwifi for more information.

Binaries/Packages:

madwifi-source
madwifi-utils
los-kernel-extra

Redistribution Information:

Redistribution rights are set forth in the Madwifi License Agreement.

NVIDIA Accelerated Video Drivers

Description:
Freespire includes the NVIDIA Accelerated Linux Driver Set, which brings accelerated 2D functionality and high-performance OpenGL support to Linux x86 with the use of NVIDIA graphics processing units (GPUs). Please see NVIDEA for more information.

Binaries/Packages:

nvidia-driver-source
nvidia-driver-utils
los-kernel-extra

Redistribution Information:

Redistribution rights are set forth in the NVIDEA License Agreement

PCTEL Modem Driver

Description:
Freespire includes the PCTEL Modem Driver for pct789 and cm8738 type modems.

Binaries/Packages:

pctel-source
pctel-utils
los-kernel-extra

Redistribution Information:

Please see PCTEL for redistribution information.

Ralink Wireless Driver

Description:
Freespire includes the Ralink Wireless Driver, a linux device driver for Ralink RT2500USB b/g WLAN Card.

Binaries/Packages:

rt2570-source
rt2570-utils
los-kernel-extra

Redistribution Information:

Please see Ralink for more redistribution information.

SmartLink Modem Driver

Description:
Freespire includes the SmartLink modem driver. Please see Smartlink for more information.

Binaries/Packages:

slmdm-source
slmdm-utils
los-kernel-extra

Redistribution Information:

Please see the Smart Link Copyright for redistribution information.