Award-winning word processor and translator for English, Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba, Efik, Kalabari, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Swahili and a custom (user defined) language. Our implementation of certain features are unbeatable! Hebrew and Arabic fonts are also provided for religious scholarship. Now you can produce documents, books, scripture, tracts, calendars, posters, policies, multi-captioned movies etc. in nearly any language, and the machine assists translation. Preserve your native tongue and possibly learn some foreign ones. Educators & Students, Individuals & Businesses, Publishers & Moviemakers, Religious & Ethnic Groups, Politicians & Administrators, etc. must embrace this software and its opportunities. We have programmed Lingua to enable easy word processing in Nigerian, most African and other languages for which you have a font. Lingua processes Rich Text Files (.RTF) as well as Text (.TXT) and proprietary (.LIN) format. The Ultimate CommunicatorÂ®
Single-User: for Individual or small Venture, install on two machines only.
Multi-User: for Individual, small School or Organization, install on ten machines only.
Enterprise: for Organization but restricted to a geographical region (StateProvince), install on unlimited machines.
Educational: for educational or research Institution but restricted to a single campus location, install on unlimited machines.
» version 2.4 - posted on 2004-01-20
This PARADIGM LINGUA for Windows End-User License
Agreement ("Agreement") is a legal agreement between
you (either an individual or a single entity known as
"Customer") and PARADIGM INTERNATIONAL LIMITED (or
PARADIGM), which owns a proprietary wordprocessing and
translating package which includes computer software
and "on-line" or electronic documentation and
associated media and printed materials
(collectively known as "PARADIGM LINGUA" or
By installing, copying, or otherwise using the
Software or any Software Updates, Customer agrees to
be bound by the terms of this Agreement. If Customer
does not agree to the terms of this Agreement, do not
install, copy, or use the Software, including all
Software Updates that Customer received as part of the
Software. By installing, copying, or otherwise using an Update,
Customer agrees to be bound by the
additional license terms that accompany such Update.
If Customer does not agree to the terms of the
additional license terms that accompany the Update,
disregard the Update and the additional license terms that accompany the Update.
In this event, Customers
rights to use the Software shall continue to be
governed by the then-existing Agreement.
All title and copyrights in and to the Software
(including but not limited to any software components,
product documentation and associated media, sample
files, extension files, tools and utilities,
miscellaneous technical information, collectively
referred to herein as the "Software"), and any copies
of the Software, are owned by PARADIGM. The Software
is protected by Nigeria copyright laws and
international treaty provisions. Therefore, you must
treat the Software like any other copyrighted
material, except that Customer may either (i) make one
copy of the Software solely for backup or archival
purposes, provided Customer reproduces and includes
PARADIGMs copyright and trademark notices contained
on the original disk labels on such backup copy, or
(ii) transfer the Software to a hard disk, provided
Customer keeps the original solely for backup and
archival purposes. Customer may not copy the printed
materials accompanying the Software. The Software is
licensed, not SOLD.
2. Grant of License
a. PARADIGM grants Customer use of the Software only
if Customer has registered the Software directly with
b. PARADIGM grants Customer a non-exclusive, worldwide
license to use PARADIGM LINGUA for Windows® computer
software (the "Software") for the purpose of
wordprocessing and translating documents.
c. Acceptance: PARADIGM LINGUA for Windows shall be
deemed accepted by Customer upon payment for the
Software license by Customer and shall not be granted
a refund of any license fees for the Software, except
for Customers rights defined under Section 5
Disclaimer of Warranty in this Agreement.
3. Other Restrictions
a. The Software is the sole and exclusive property of
PARADIGM, including all applicable rights to patents,
copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets and is
provided for Customers exclusive use for the purposes
of this Agreement and will be held in confidence.
b. Customer will not remove any designation mark from
any supplied material that identifies such material as
belonging to or developed by PARADIGM or her
suppliers. Customer agrees not to disassemble,
decompile, reverse engineer or otherwise reduce the
Software to perceptible form.
c. Customer may not rent, lease, or sublicense the
d. Customer may permanently transfer all of Customers
rights under this Agreement, provided Customer retains
no copies, Customer transfers all of the Software
(including all component parts, the media and printed
materials, any upgrades, and this Agreement), Customer
provides PARADIGM notice of Customers name, company,
and address and the name, company, and address of the
person to whom Customer is transferring the rights
granted herein, and the recipient agrees to the terms
of this Agreement and pays to PARADIGM a transfer fee
in an amount to be determined by PARADIGM and in
effect at the time in question. If the Software is an
upgrade, any transfer must include all prior versions
of the Software. If the Software is received as part
of a subscription, any transfer must include all prior
deliverables of Software and all other subscription
deliverables. Upon such transfer, Customers license
under this Agreement is automatically terminated.
e. Customer may use or transfer the Updates to the
Software only in conjunction with Customers
then-existing Software. The Software and all Updates
are licensed as a single product and the Updates may
not be separated from the Software for use at any
a. Without prejudice to any other rights, PARADIGM may
terminate this Agreement if Customer fails to comply
with the terms and conditions of this Agreement. In
such event, Customer must destroy all copies of the
Software in any form and all of its component parts.
5. Disclaimer of Warranty
a. NO WARRANTIES. THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS"
WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT
PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, PARADIGM DISCLAIMS ALL
WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT
LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND ANY WARRANTY
AGAINST INFRINGEMENT, WITH REGARD TO THE SOFTWARE.
THIS LIMITED WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS.
YOU MAY HAVE OTHERS, WHICH VARY FROM STATE/JURISDICTION TO STATE/JURISDICTION.
In the event PARADIGM fails to remedy material
defects in the Software, Customers exclusive remedy
shall be, at PARADIGMs option, either (a) to receive
a refund not to exceed the license fee paid hereunder
for the current term of the Agreement, or (b) shall be
to correct the Software at PARADIGMs sole expense.
b. NO LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT
PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL
PARADIGM BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER
(INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF
BUSINESS PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF
BUSINESS INFORMATION, OR ANY OTHER PECUNIARY LOSS)
ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE
SOFTWARE, OR THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE
SUPPORT SERVICES, EVEN IF PARADIGM HAS BEEN ADVISED OF
THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME
STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR
INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY
c. PARADIGM shall be relieved of any and all
obligations with respect to this section for any
portions of the Software that are revised, changed,
modified, or maintained by anyone other than PARADIGM.
6. Additional Copies: The software installation is
client dependent. PARADIGM grants each Customer
registration codes for the license type purchased.
7. Governing Law: This Agreement shall be construed
and the legal relation between the parties determined
in accordance with laws of the Federal Republic of
8. NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT RESTRICTED RIGHTS. The SOFTWARE
PRODUCT and documentation are provided with RESTRICTED
RIGHTS. Use, duplication, or disclosure by the
Nigerian Federal Government is subject to restrictions
as may be set forth in federal laws.
CUSTOMER ACKNOWLEDGES THAT CUSTOMER HAS READ THIS
AGREEMENT, UNDERSTAND IT AND AGREES TO BE BOUND BY ITS
TERMS AND CONDITIONS. CUSTOMER FURTHER AGREES THAT IT
IS THE COMPLETE AND EXCLUSIVE STATEMENT OF THE
AGREEMENT BETWEEN CUSTOMER AND PARADIGM WHICH
SUPERSEDES ANY PROPOSAL OR PRIOR AGREEMENT, ORAL OR
WRITTEN, AND ANY OTHER COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN CUSTOMER
AND PARADIGM RELATING TO THE SOFTWARE.