Blue Tree Publishing

FAQ

Frequently answered questions - Click on the topics below. They may have the answers you are looking for. Else consider the contact page.


Basic ordering process

  • Navigate to detail page of choice.
  • Choose quantity and options as wanted
  • Type the amounts you want in the qty box
  • Click the Add to Cart button at the bottom of the page
  • At the next page, edit the cart, else, press the Checkout button at the bottom of the page

 

  • The first time you create an order, you need to fill out the customer info boxes to establish an account
  • Each entry box with a blue star next to it must be filled out
  • If your shipping address is the same as account address, just check the Same box
  • For State/Prov. box, choose the state or Prov. that you live in
    • If you live where there is no state/Prov
    • choose none in the drop down list under your country's name.
  • Press the Next button
  • If cart stays on same page, look for red alert messages and text
  • You may review the order for accuracy
  • At the bottom of the page, enter your credit card info
  • No spaces in the card number
  • You must put in the CCV code
    • There is a how-to for that is just below the credit card entry boxes
  • Press the Place Order button ONE time; else you may be double billed

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Ordering tips

  • If you can not get past a screen, it usually means that an entry box has not been filled out
  • A red alert message will appear on the page to indicate what the problem is
    • Normal blue text will turn red next to areas that need attention
  • Quantity boxes must have a zero or a quantity in them; no blanks
  • If you have pressed the Place Order button more than once, the validating bank may
    • Charge you for duplicate orders or
    • Reject the order as a duplicate order
  • If the message comes up declined, the bank has declined the order
    • We may be able track down why
      • you will need to contact or call us
      • Let us know what happened and what notice came up on screen
    • We do not store any credit card numbers in our database!
  • All orders need an account established before an order can be completed
  • Our cart and web site assume a normally operating browser;
    • If you have turned off various features for security, such as cookies, it could affect the ordering process.
    • Javascript runs most of our web site functionality

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Mac Software Updated for OS X Lion & Mountain Lion

  • Blue Tree Publishing Mac software has been updated to work on Mac Intel cpu with OS X, including OS X Lion and Mountain Lion.
  • All versions distributed on or after November 07, 2011 will no longer work on PPC Macs. If you must have a PPC version, please contact us for availability

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Installing software programs in a Mac; detecting PC software program version

Take a look at the following Mac screen capture.

  • Do your Mac icons look like the regular Mac icons Ear, EAR.DIR and NORMEAR.MOV or
  • Do they look like the plain folded edge icon like D.dxr?
  • If they look like the regular Mac icons, then
    • Drag all of the icons to desktop or folder of your choice.
    • Double click program icon to play software.
    • Requires OS X, will not run on Classic systems (9.XX and earlier) .
    • OS X 10.3.9 or greater recommended.
    • All work with Lion and Mountain Lion
  • If you have the plain icons, then you have the PC version software.
    • PC versions have a .exe extension and will look like the folded corner icon D.dxr
    • Mac versions are like the icons Ear, EAR.DIR and NORMEAR.MOV
  • PC version will not work on the Mac and vice versa.
    • If you have a PC, this will be an installer .exe program and will install to a PC machine
    • If you have a Mac, the files will need to be dragged off the disk to folder of your choice
  • Contact or call us if you have received the wrong program version

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Mac programs, Classic vs. OSX specific

  • OS X is the current operating system for Mac
    • Classic systems are version 9.xx and prior.
  • Our programs will not work with the Classic operating system
  • If you have a Classic machine, please contact us. We may have a few Classic versions available as a special order. You may also call us anytime during our business hours from 8:00 AM to 5:00PM PST, Monday - Friday @ 1-425-210-4743.

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System Requirements:

  • For Microsoft Windows: An Intel Pentium IV 3.2 processor (equal or better) running Windows XP SP2 or Win 7; 1 GB of installed RAM; and a color monitor
  • For Mac: OS X 10.3.9 or greater. All work with Lion and Mountain Lion
  • Sound card with MIDI
  • Quick Time 7.0 or better (installed during Windows setup, Mac assumes prior install)
  • PC versions, self install
  • Mac version, drag to folder of choice, unless otherwise instructed in "Read Me" file on disk

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Network license

  • The Software License Agreement is for one install on one computer.
  • On regular physical installs, networking is specifically not allowed.
  • We would need to amend the license via written agreement to
    • Run it across a single network for however many other machines that want to sign on
    • You would receive one (1) set of program disks, Supports Cards and an amendment to the regular license for each program purchased
  • Additional copies of the Support Cards available at 20% off regular price if purchased on same invoice as the network license
  • Use in a science lab or similar classroom type environment via multiple installs from one disk or networking via a server install would require a network and/or multiple install license.
  • Contact us for details and purchase price

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Multiple physical installs

  • The Software License Agreement is for one install on one computer.
  • On regular physical installs, multiple installs are specifically not allowed.
  • We would need to amend the license via written agreement.
    • Multiple install pricing is based on quantity.
    • five (5)+ each of any given program will realize a discount off regular price.
    • You would receive one (1) set of program disks, Supports Cards for each install purchased
  • Use in a science lab or similar classroom type environment via multiple installs from one disk or networking via a server install would require a network and/or multiple install license.
  • Contact us for details and pricing

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Multiple physical installs with network license

  • The Software License Agreement is for one install on one computer.
  • On regular physical installs, networking/multiple installs are specifically not allowed.
  • We would need to amend the license via written agreement.
    • All physically install copies must be purchased on same invoice with network license
    • You will receive disks and Support Cards for each physical install copy purchased
    • Regular price for 1st copy, 20% off additional copies beyond the first when purchasing a multiple install and network license
  • To run it across a single network for however many other machines that want to sign on
    • You would receive one (1) set of program disks, Supports Cards and an amendment to the regular license for each network program purchased
  • Use in a science lab or similar classroom type environment via multiple installs from one disk or networking via a server install would require a network and/or multiple install license.
  • Contact us or call for details

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Win 7 Compatibility

Following the public release of Microsoft's latest operating system Win 7, Blue Tree Publishing tested our windows installed software for compatibility. It was found that they all work great within Win 7 32 and 64 bit platform versions. The installer will automatically install the programs into the x86 programs folder for 64 bit systems. While all installers are in process of being optimized to add a Win 7 compatibility system check upon install and will be rotated into stock as completed, be assured current installers have been found to work fine.

If any further assistance is needed, please contact us or call 425-210-4743, Mon - Fri, 8:00 - 5:00 PST

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Web site Functionality

If any further assistance is needed, please contact us or call 425-210-4743, Mon - Fri, 8:00 - 5:00 PST

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Software License Agreement

PLEASE READ THIS SOFTWARE LICENSE AGREEMENT ("LICENSE") CAREFULLY BEFORE PRESSING THE "ACCEPT" BUTTON OR USING THIS SOFTWARE. BY PRESSING "ACCEPT" OR USING THIS SOFTWARE, YOU ARE AGREEING TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF THIS LICENSE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS LICENSE, PRESS "CANCEL" AND/OR (IF APPLICABLE) RETURN THE SOFTWARE TO THE PLACE WHERE YOU OBTAINED IT FOR A REFUND.

1.License.
The Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. software, documentation and any fonts accompanying this License whether on disk, in read only memory, on any other media or in any other form (the "Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. Software") are licensed to you by Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. or its local subsidiary, if any ("Blue Tree Publishing, Inc."). You own the media on which the Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. Software is recorded but Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. and/or Blue Tree Publishing, Inc's licensor(s) retain title to the Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. Software. The Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. Software in this package and any copies to which this License authorizes you to make are subject to this License.

2.Permitted Uses and Restrictions.
This License allows you to install and use the Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. Software on a single computer at a time. This License does not allow the Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. Software to exist on more than one computer at a time. You may make one copy of the Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. Software in machine-readable form for backup purposes only. The backup copy must include all copyright information contained on the original. Except as expressly permitted in this License, you may not decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, modify, rent, lease, loan, sublicense, distribute or create derivative works based upon the Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. Software in whole or part or transmit the Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. Software over a network. You may, however, transfer your rights under this License provided you transfer the related documentation, this License and a copy of the Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. Software to a party who agrees to accept the terms of this License and destroy any other copies of the Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. Software in your possession. THE BLUE TREE PUBLISHING, INC. SOFTWARE IS NOT INTENDED FOR USE IN THE OPERATION OF NUCLEAR FACILITIES, AIRCRAFT NAVIGATION OR COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, OR AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL MACHINES IN WHICH CASE THE FAILURE OF THE BLUE TREE PUBLISHING, INC. SOFTWARE COULD LEAD TO DEATH, PERSONAL INJURY, OR SEVERE PHYSICAL OR ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE. Your rights under this License will terminate automatically without notice from Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. if you fail to comply with any term(s) of this License.

3.Limited Warranty on Media (if applicable).
Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. warrants the media on which the Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. Software is recorded to be free from defects in materials and workmanship under normal use for a period of ninety (90) days from the date of original retail purchase. Your exclusive remedy under this paragraph shall be, at Blue Tree Publishing, Inc's option, a refund of the purchase price of the product containing the Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. Software or replacement of the Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. Software which is returned to Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. or an Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. authorized representative with a copy of the receipt. THIS LIMITED WARRANTY AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES ON THE MEDIA INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE LIMITED IN DURATION TO NINETY (90) DAYS FROM THE DATE OF ORIGINAL RETAIL PURCHASE. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, SO THIS LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THE LIMITED WARRANTY SET FORTH HEREIN IS EXCLUSIVE AND IN LIEU OF ALL OTHERS, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. BLUE TREE PUBLISHING, INC. SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ALL OTHER WARRANTIES. THIS LIMITED WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS, WHICH VARY BY JURISDICTION.

4.Disclaimer of Warranty on Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. Software.
You expressly acknowledge and agree that use of the Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. Software is at your sole risk. The Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. Software is provided "AS IS" and without warranty of any kind and Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. and Blue Tree Publishing, Inc's licensor(s) (for the purposes of provisions 4 and 5, Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. and Blue Tree Publishing, Inc's licensor(s) shall be collectively referred to as "Blue Tree Publishing, Inc.") EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND/OR CONDITIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND/OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY OR SATISFACTORY QUALITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFR1NGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS. BLUE TREE PUBLISHING, INC. DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE BLUE TREE PUBLISHING, INC. SOFTWARE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR THAT THE OPERATION OF THE BLUE TREE PUBLISHING, INC. SOFTWARE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE BLUE TREE PUBLISHING, INC. SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED. FURTHERMORE, BLUE TREE PUBLISHING, INC. DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE BLUE TREE PUBLISHING, INC. SOFTWARE OR RELATED DOCUMENTATION IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. NO ORAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION OR ADVICE GIVEN BY BLUE TREE PUBLISHING, INC. OR AN BLUE TREE PUBLISHING, INC. AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE SHALL CREATE A WARRANTY OR IN ANY WAY INCREASE THE SCOPE OF THIS WARRANTY. SHOULD THE BLUE TREE PUBLISHING, INC. SOFTWARE PROVE DEFECTIVE, YOU (AND NOT BLUE TREE PUBLISHING, INC. OR AN BLUE TREE PUBLISHING, INC. AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THE TERMS OF THIS DISCLAIMER DO NOT AFFECT OR PREJUDICE THE STATUTORY RIGHTS OF A CONSUMER ACQUIRING BLUE TREE PUBLISHING, INC. PRODUCTS OTHERWISE THAN IN THE COURSE OF A BUSINESS, NEITHER DO THEY LIMIT OR EXCLUDE ANY LIABILITY FOR DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY CAUSED BY BLUE TREE PUBLISHING, INC's NEGLIGENCE. Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. software includes links to the Internet, which may produce search results that reference sites and information located worldwide throughout the Internet. Because Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. has no control over such sites and information, Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. makes no guarantees as to such sites and information, including: (i) the accuracy, currency, content, or quality of any such sites and information, or (ii) whether an Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. search completed through Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. software may locate unintended or objectionable content. Because some of the content on the Internet consists of material that is adult-oriented or otherwise objectionable to some people or viewers under the age of 18, the results of any search or entering of a particular URL using the Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. software may automatically and unintentionally generate links or references to objectionable material. By using Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. software, you acknowledge that Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. makes no representations or warranties with regard to the appropriateness of the content viewed through Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. software, whether on a pre-installed channel button or as a result of your search. Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. does not guarantee the sequence, accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the content played though Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. software. Blue Tree Publishing, Inc., its officers, affiliates and subsidiaries shall not, directly or indirectly, be liable, in any way, to you or any other person for the content you receive using Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. software or for any inaccuracies, errors in or omissions from the content.

5. Limitation of Liability.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE,SHALL BLUE TREE PUBLISHING, INC. BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS LICENSE. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES SO THIS LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. In no event shall Blue Tree Publishing, Inc's total liability to you for all damages exceed the amount of fifty dollars ($50.00).

6. Export Law Assurances. You may not use or otherwise export or re-export the Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. Software except as authorized by United States law and the laws of the jurisdiction in which the Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. Software was obtained. In particular, but without limitation, the Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. Software may not be exported or re-exported (i) into (or to a national or resident of) any U.S. embargoed country or (ii) to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Department of Commerce's Table of Denial Orders. By using the Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. Software, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list.

7. Government End Users.
If the Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. Software is supplied to the United States Government, the Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. Software is classified as "restricted computer software" as defined in clause 52.227-19 of the FAR. The United States Government's rights to the Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. Software are as provided in clause 52.227-19 of the FAR.

8. Controlling Law and Severability.
If there is a local subsidiary of Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. in the country in which the Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. Software License was obtained, then the local law in which the subsidiary sits shall govern this License. Otherwise, the laws of the United States and the State of Washington shall govern this License. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision, or portion thereof, to be unenforceable, the remainder of this License shall continue in full force and effect.

9. Complete Agreement.
This License constitutes the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the use of the Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. Software and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous understandings regarding such subject matter. No amendment to or modification of this License will be binding unless in writing and signed by Blue Tree Publishing, Inc.

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