Font Licence Types

Which font licence is right for you?

The examples below summarise the most common use cases our customers have.

Once you have identified your use case please read all licence terms carefully, as the licence will become a formal contract between you and Klim.

Please note that all fonts can be used worldwide, all fees are one-off, and all licences have no expiry.

If your use case is not included below please contact us at sales@klim.co.nz and we will confirm the right licence for your needs.

Test Fonts
Logos, Print & Marketing Materials
Internal Communication
Design Software
Unlimited Desktop
Web Text
Dynamic Web-based Advertising
Unlimited Web
Web Application
Mobile Application
Exhibition Application
Desktop Application
Broadcast
Unlimited Distribution

Test Fonts

Please note that Test Fonts can only be used within your organisation.

Licence Type
Licence Purchase
Pricing

Free

Font Format

WOFF and OTF

Modify Fonts

No

Embed Fonts

No

Logos, Print & Marketing Materials

Design of: logos; print or e-pub publications; signage; marketing materials; product/merchandise packaging; print advertising; corporate documents such as reports, presentations (e.g. Powerpoint) or newsletters; static images for print or web (including use in web banners/adverts); and film and video (non-broadcast).

Licence Type
Licence Purchase
Pricing

Based on number of desktop computers

Font Format

OTF

Modify Fonts

Yes, subject to restrictions

Embed Fonts

Yes, subject to restrictions

Internal Communication

Inter-office emails or other forms of internal communication.

Licence Type
Licence Purchase
Pricing

Based on number of desktop computers

Font Format

OTF

Modify Fonts

Yes, subject to restrictions

Embed Fonts

Yes, subject to restrictions

Design Software

For using Sketch, InDesign, Illustrator or similar software.

Licence Type
Licence Purchase
Pricing

Based on number of desktop computers

Font Format

OTF

Modify Fonts

Yes, subject to restrictions

Embed Fonts

Yes, subject to restrictions

Unlimited Desktop

You need unlimited Desktop Font Licences and need to provide to them to affiliates, partners, agencies and vendors and people outside your organisation (e.g. contractors or freelancers) for purposes directly related to your business.

Licence Type

Unlimited Desktop Font Licence

Licence Purchase

Via request, contact Klim

Pricing

Bespoke

Font Format

OTF

Modify Fonts

Yes, subject to restrictions (see licence terms)

Embed Fonts

Yes, subject to restrictions (see licence terms)

Web Text

Styling text on any website you own or have created that can be viewed or printed, but can’t be edited by the end users to create a new output (i.e. document or customised product).

Licence Type
Licence Purchase
Pricing

Based on number of page views

Font Format

WOFF, WOFF2 and EOT

Modify Fonts

No

Embed Fonts

No

Dynamic Web-based Advertising

Styling text in dynamic web-based advertising content (e.g.  real-time updates), or use of fonts in email template communications to external database (e.g. via Campaign Monitor or MailChimp)

Licence Type
Licence Purchase
Pricing

Based on either: ad impressions - as per media buy, or number of active email database subscribers

Font Format

WOFF, WOFF2 and EOT

Modify Fonts

No

Embed Fonts

No

Unlimited Web

You need to use the fonts on unlimited domains or websites, with unlimited page views, and need to provide to them to affiliates, partners, agencies and vendors and people outside your organisation (e.g. contractors or freelancers) for purposes directly related to your business.

Licence Type

Unlimited Web Font Licence

Licence Purchase

Via request, contact Klim

Pricing

Bespoke

Font Format

WOFF, WOFF2 and EOT

Modify Fonts

No

Embed Fonts

No

Web Application

Styling, viewing or editing text in a web-based application that can’t be edited by the end users and is a static output.

Licence Type
Licence Purchase
Pricing

Based on monthly active users  (MAUs) or total downloads

Font Format

TTF

Modify Fonts

No

Embed Fonts

No

Mobile Application

Any application designed for mobile operating systems but can’t be edited by the end users to create a new output (i.e. document or customised product).

Licence Type
Licence Purchase
Pricing

Based on monthly active users  (MAUs) or total downloads

Font Format

TTF

Modify Fonts

No

Embed Fonts

No

Exhibition Application

Displaying an application you own at a public exhibition, end users are unable to edit or print.

Licence Type
Licence Purchase
Pricing

Based on monthly active users  (MAUs) or total downloads

Font Format

TTF

Modify Fonts

No

Embed Fonts

No

Desktop Application

Any application designed for desktop operating systems but can’t be edited by the end users to create a new output (i.e. document or customised product).

Licence Type
Licence Purchase
Pricing

Based on monthly active users  (MAUs) or total downloads

Font Format

TTF

Modify Fonts

No

Embed Fonts

No

Broadcast

Broadcasting the fonts on a TV show, film or other broadcast, or you want to use the fonts for your broadcasting network (you need to have a Desktop Font Licence before obtaining a Broadcast Font Licence).

Note that using fonts for TV advertising does not require a Broadcast Font Licence, just a Desktop Font Licence.

Licence Type

Broadcast Font Licence

Licence Purchase

Via request, contact Klim

Pricing

Bespoke

Font Format

OTF

Modify Fonts

Yes, subject to restrictions (see licence terms)

Embed Fonts

Yes, subject to restrictions (see licence terms)

Unlimited Distribution

You need to distribute the fonts to a wide range of people (e.g. affiliates, agencies, partners, vendors, contractors, freelancers) for purposes directly related to your business, and use them across various mediums, such as print media, online advertising, websites and apps, without restriction. 

Licence Type

Unlimited Distribution Font Licence

Licence Purchase

Via request, contact Klim

Pricing

Bespoke

Font Format

WOFF, WOFF2, EOT, TTF and OTF

Modify Fonts

Yes

Embed Fonts

Yes