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FieldNotes - Licence Fees

FieldNotes offers a flexible approach to licensing, designed to make the software affordable to all users. A number of different licence types are available, depending on the circumstances of use. These relate predominantly to:

  • the environment in which the software is used; and,
  • the location and ownership of the computer on which it is installed.

Licence Types

Licence TypeTypical UsageRestrictions
PersonalRecreational useIndividuals / families.
AcademicTeaching resourceSchools, Colleges and Universities.
ResearchResearch toolGenerally charities and non-profitmaking organisations.
CommercialCommercial applicationsNone.

If you are unsure which licence type you require, please contact for more information.

Annual Licence fees:

Personal / family Licences (single database licensed on one computer)

Licence TypePaid by Direct DebitOther Payment Methods

Academic Licences (use as a teaching resource)

Licence TypeAll payment methods
Academic£0.00 (1)


1. A one-off registration fee is applicable (£10.00 per establishment). Subsequent licence updates are free.
Confirmation of academic status may be required.

Corporate Licences (single database licensed on one computer)

Licence TypePaid by Direct DebitOther Payment Methods

Multi-database licence-servers are available for larger organisations - prices on request.

Please note:
FieldNotes is licensed on a subscription basis; the licence must be renewed annually for as long as you continue to use the software.
The licence fee includes software and resource updates and limited technical support for the relevant period.

Payment details:

Postal orders and cheques (made payable to Green Man Software Ltd) should be sent to the following address:

FieldNotes - Contact address

Please do not send payments by cash - we cannot be held responsible for items which are lost or delayed in the post.
For direct debit details please contact: for more information.

Green Man Software Ltd reserves the right to refuse licence-renewal requests where there is reasonable evidence that the terms of the Licensing Agreement have not been met.