Questions about purchase
If you’re still having questions about purchase, you can get answers here!
1. Q: I want to pay via a mastercard. The system said I cannot complete that transaction.
A: You must be trying to pay with a business PayPal account. Please try to pay with a personal PayPal account or use the myCommerce option (it accepts PayPal payments from both personal and business accounts) instead.
2. Q: Do licenses combine?
A: Yes. Xeoma licenses can be combined (Standard, Pro, renewals). The only exception is Xeoma Lite – it can’t be combined with Standard, Pro licenses or renewals, only with other Lite licenses (can’t exceed 4 sources in total).
Subscriptions (Repeater, Cloud) can be added to any type of the licenses.
3. Q: I’ve paid for a license/subscription. When will I receive it?
A: Delivery time depends on the payment method. For credit card payments, the license/subscription is dispatched to your email within a couple of minutes, max. an hour, and also shown on-screen. With money bank transfer, it usually takes 1-3 business days (for money yet has to arrive at recipient’s account).
4. Q: My PayPal email is not the one I’d like to get my license to. What should I do?
A: Letters with licenses are sent automatically to the PayPal email. If you don’t have access to that email, please contact our support with the details about your payment and emails.
5. Q: I don’t quite understand the difference between the products/modes of Xeoma. For example, why should I buy Xeoma Standard if Lite is cheaper, etc.?
A: Xeoma has a number of modes so you can get what you need without paying for what you don’t. It’s easy to get confused. This comparison must help.
6. Q: How many licenses do I need if I want to view my cameras remotely?
A: Just one for the server: if all cameras will be connected to 1 computer, you need to activate there a license for as many sources (cameras). Client parts (the ones for remote connections) don’t require licensing.
7. Q: I can see several options in each product – with 1, 2 or 3 years of updates. What’s that?
A: Depending on the package, licenses for Xeoma Standard and Xeoma Pro come with 1 year free updates period, during which you can update your Xeoma to new versions. After this period expires you will not be able to update Xeoma to newer versions unless you get renewal for your license or licenses. Licenses themselves don’t expire so you can continue using Xeoma of the latest version your licenses allow for. See more in this article about updates and renewals.
8. Q: Renewals: Can I buy renewal for just 1 camera to get another year of free updates for my 32 cameras license?
A: No. If you buy renewal for just 1 camera, you will be able to use only 1 camera after the free updates period for your 32 cameras license expires. If you need to use 32 cameras, you need 32-cameras renewal.
9: Q: What about technical support? Do I only get it after I buy a license or subscription? Does tech support expire?‘
A: We take pride in helping both our existing and potential customers free of charge. That’s why you can always get advice and help, even if you don’t have a license or a subscription yet. Tech support is available via email, phone, skype and online chat. See contacts. Also, if you need paid development of features you need urgently, contact us and ask for a quote.
10. Q: I need Xeoma license for Mac OS X. Where do I get it?
A: After purchase, you will get your license in the form of serial number (25-digits license key). It can be activated on any of the supported OS – Mac, Linux, Windows or Android. See list here.
11. Q: Can I make an image of my video surveillance system and use it on another device?
A: In most cases, it will be more complicated than establish video surveillance on another device manually. You can import settings (see here how) but you will need one more license if the 1st “old” system is still working.
12. Q: My computer where my video surveillance was died. Does it mean that I lost my license(s) used there, too?
A: No, you can restore information about your license here. Before activation on a new server, you will need to reset licenses here.
13. Q: Can we change registration email? We are resellers and need to re-register licenses to our client’s email
A: Sure, use the Change registration data page to do it.
14. Q: I paid and didn’t get the license to my email, although I do get other letters from FelenaSoft. What should I do?
A: First of all, please check the Spam folder of your email box. Due to a large amount of license letters we send some Spam filters can’t properly proccess them. If the letter isn’t there, make sure that your payment was successful and that the money was withdrawn from your account. If it was, please contact our tech support – we will be happy to help.
15. Q: Why don’t you have a license for unlimited number of sources? Other software we’re looking at does.
A: We love our clients, and don’t try to trick them. Unlimited licenses are usually offered when the producer knows you are limited by something else: network capacity, processor load, or other. For example, one of other software offers the unlimited license while they know that regular servers can’t process more than 7 cameras with their software smoothly.