User Licence and Minimum System Requirements

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The BelTutor Licence

BelTutor (the cut down version for training) is effectively shareware and may be copied and passed around freely.

The Beltower licence

The Author:
D. J. Ballard of 23 Laurel Road, Honiton, Devon, EX14 2XN
The Software:
the programme together with the accompanying files
The User:
the person or body in whose name the software is registered with the Author
The User's Computer:
any computer owned by the User, or a member of the User's family in the same household, and normally kept in the possession of the User, or at the User's residence
Tower Ring:
A tower or mini-ring equipped with bells and ropes for full circle ringing with PC and sensors.
Private/Home use:
The licence allows installation of the Software on the User's Computer.
It allows the use of the Software by the User and the User's family in the same household, plus group/tower use on the User's own computer.
Tower Use:
The licence also allows any version of Beltower previously supplied by the Author to be installed at any Tower Ring for use with those bells.
If anyone else wants to install it they are welcome to buy their own.
Licence terms:
the Software shall remain the intellectual property of the Author.
no-one shall distribute or copy the Software (except for personal use and backup) without the express authority of the Author.
no-one, other than the Author, shall modify, adapt or reverse engineer the Software for any purpose whatsoever.
the Author will accept no liability whatsoever for any loss arising either directly or indirectly from the use or supply of the Software or support.


The Author guarantees a free upgrade to any User who finds a critical bug, or a fault which has not already been addressed.

Minimum System Requirements

Any PC running Microsoft Windows system should be fine, but for the technically minded...

Operating system - All 32 or 64 bit Windows versions, incl. Win 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10 or 11
CPU and RAM - Pentium 100 with 20mb RAM for animation
Available disk space - 70.5mb, plus 85mb for optional additional Real Ringers, and 20mb if DLLs and DirectX not already installed
Graphics - min 640 x 480 pixel display, 16 colours
Sound - installed sound card and loud speakers
Installation - CD drive or USB memory stick aka. Flash Drive.

It has been thoroughly tested on 32 and 64 bit Windows.

It would also run on an Apple Mac with Windows, using either Boot Camp (dual boot) or a Virtual Machine.   It is known to run on MacOS Catalina with Parallels VM and Windows 10, but also XP or Win 7 on older Parallels versions and Mac OSs.

It is also known to run using Virtualbox on Linux Mint with Windows 7 and XP.

Beltower offers perfect striking, subject to the performance of your PC and the demands placed on it by your software.

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