End user agreement for ABC Kid Genius
ABC KID GENIUS v5.4
Copyright (c) www.kidgen.net
IN THIS DOCUMENT:
2. DOWNLOAD FREE WORDS
3. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
4. START, SPELLING AND CREATE WORDS FEATURES.
ABC KID GENIUS is Fully-Functional and a FREE-to-use educational TOOL that is suitable for all ages.
Learn the Alphabet, Letters, Numbers, Counting, Words and Spelling using the RECOGNITION method.
Educate by auto rotating lessons for toddlers, progressing to keyboard interaction, flash words and spelling.
Learn to spell using sound, pictures and video clips.
ABC KID GENIUS can be set to US or INT(international) English.
ABC KID GENIUS allows you to use a Mouse or the Keyboard in most areas.
2. DOWNLOAD FREE WORDS
Download FREE words from http://www.kidgen.net
3. SYSTEM MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
PC Pentium 166 with 256mb memory
Screen resolution set at 1024x768 or higher
Sound card. Mouse.
(This Start software requires 47MB free space)
XP, VISTA, WIN 7
Visual Basic 6 runtime files and Windows Media Player.
ABC KID GENIUS requires Visual Basic 6 runtime files and Windows Media Player.
Most windows systems already have these files.
If you get an ERROR message when you first start ABC KID GENIUS, you can download and install the Microsoft files that are required for the
software from the ABC KID GENIUS help page on the internet. http://www.kidgen.net/help/index.htm
4. a) To start ABC KID GENIUS Close all applications & click on ABC KID GENIUS on your desktop
OR Close all applications. From Desktop CLICK on: Start & Programs & ABC KID GENIUS
OR Use Windows explorer. Click on wabckg folder.Click on kidgen.exe
ABC KID GENIUS allows you to use the KEYBOARD or MOUSE in most areas.
Use the highlighted letters to move from menu to menu.
Use special feature keys in yellow boxes as required.
DATABASES and SPELLING FEATURES EXPLAINED
ALL Databases store words for Spelling and Flash words.
database 1 and database 2 store words downloaded from the ABC Kid Genius site http://www.kidgen.net or words that you create using the Create Words feature.
M Database or MY database is a temporary database. In this database you
put words of your choice from database 1 or database 2 only. This is useful if you wish to teach
only a few words. MY database can be cleared at any time by deleting one word or the whole list.
To add words to MY database, simply load database 1 or 2, click on "CHOOSE Word", highlight anyword in the list(click only once), click on
"ADD a word to MY database" if the word exists in the temporary database you will hear a "oops", if it does not exist you will hear a "ping" and
the word will be stored.
You can choose a level to spell. From Level ALL to Level 10.
Level ALL displays all available words.
Level 3 displays words which are 2 to 3 letters long.
Level 4 displays words which are 4 letters long. the same applies for 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Level 10 displays words which are 10 to 12 letters long.
Video On - Choose whether to play a video after spelling or not
Upper Case - Choose Upper case or Lower Case. Lower Case is only available to registered users
ON - This On-Off button (next to upper case button in the spelling section) will switch the little friend encouragement comment off or on, the little
friend comment is played when the spelling of a word is correct and a video clip starts.
Auto- Automatically Spells 1 word or all words in the Data Base.
SORTING - in the spelling section, the 'CHOOSE word ' button will show you all the words that currently exist on your computer you can double
click on a word to start spelling from that word.
You will also see options to sort the words in the order of your choice, alphabetically, by length or mixed.
When you use the Sorting, the list is changed to the order you choose.
The order that you choose, is the order in which the words will be displayed in both Spelling and Flash Words sections of the ABC KID GENIUS
CREATE WORDS FEATURE
Create your own Spelling words to use with ABC KID GENIUS Spelling and Flash Words.
Create words using your own pictures, your voice and your video clips
or from the many free media sources available on the internet.
Requirements to create your own words.
Digital Pictures - your pictures saved at 320x240 or 480x360 pixels in size and in a JPG, GIF or BMP image formats.
(eg. happy.jpg or flower.gif or girl.bmp)
Sound Recording of Word.
A microphone (mic) input on your computer.
A microphone so you can Record yourself saying the word.
Recording must be saved in WAV sound file format. (eg. happy.wav or flower.wav)
Windows has a Sound Recorder. It is normally located in start menu / programs / accessories.
VIDEO for WORD
The video should be saved in a 320x240 or 480x360 pixels size, in AVI or MPG video format which is suitable for your
Windows Media Player. (eg. happy.avi or flower.mpg)
To save space on your computer we recommend you use no more than 15 seconds of video clip for each word.
When a word is created your original files are NOT moved or deleted from their original source.
New files are created in the ABC KID GENIUS directory for each word you create.
Always Make sure you have enough free hard disk space before creating words.
Words can be deleted in the spelling area of the ABC KID GENIUS software.
There are 5 stages to create a word.
1) Choose Database 2) Add picture 3) Add sound of word (4) Add video for word. (5) type in word.
Follow instruction on the screen for each of the 5 stages and add files as required for the word.
ABC KID GENIUS supplies only 1 template to practice creating your own words.
In stage 5 you will be required to enter the spelling of the word.
Each word you enter can be 2 to 12 letters long with no spaces in the middle.
Type in the word required in the box and click on Create button or Retype button if you have made a mistake.
2 boxes will pop up to confirm creation YES and NO click on yes to create. The word is created and the screen changes to a menu. Go to
Spelling to test the word.
You can Create up to 998 words in each database.
You can also download FREE words from our site http://www.kidgen.net
To Uninstall ABC KID GENIUS use the 'add/remove Programs' in the windows control panel.
or Delete the c:wabckg directory
This is a legal Agreement(the"Agreement") between you (either an individual or a single entity) and www.kidgen.net ("ABC KID GENIUS").
By using this software , you are agreeing to be bound by the terms of this Agreement.
If you do not agree to the terms of this Agreement DO NOT USE this software.
ABC KID GENIUS SOFTWARE LICENCE
1. ABC KID GENIUS (the "Software") is owned by www.kidgen.net
You have no ownership or proprietary rights in or to the Software and its contents.
For purposes of this section, "use" means loading the Software into RAM, as well as installing on a hard disk or other storage device.
2. REDISTRIBUTION of START SOFTWARE:
You can freely distribute ONLY this ABC Kid Genius Setup software ,AbckidgeniusSetup.exe
or AbckidgeniusSetup.zip in their original size.
The original files AbcKidGeniusSetup.exe or AbckidgeniusSetup.zip include only Ten (10) Spelling words
The latest version of original files AbckidgeniusSetup.exe or AbckidgeniusSetup.zip can be downloaded from the ABC Kid Genius Web site,
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES ARE YOU LICENSED TO DISTRIBUTE ANY OTHER ABC KID GENIUS SPELLING WORDS, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES ARE YOU LICENSED TO DISTRIBUTE ANY OTHER PARTS, MODULES or FILES OF THE ABC KID GENIUS SOFTWARE.
You MAY Install and use this ABC Kid Genius Setup software on any suitable computer for FREE
You MAY download the free Spelling words from http://www.kidgen.net and use them only with the ABC KID GENIUS software for free.
3. Under no circumstances shall you be permitted, allowed or authorized to commercially exploit the Software or any data comprising the
Neither you nor anyone under your direction shall do any of the following acts(any such acts shall be deemed void and a breach of this
Agreement) with regard to the Software, or any portion thereof:
You shall not (a)rent the Software, (b)sell the Software, (c)lease or lend the Software, (d)offer the Software on a pay-per-play basis, (e)distribute,
by electronic means or otherwise, the Software for money or any other consideration; or (f) In any other manner and through any medium
whatsoever commercially exploit the Software or use the Software for any commercial purpose, (g)modify, disassemble, reverse engineer or
decompile the Software,(h)translate the Software, (i)reproduce the Software, (j)publicly display the Software, (k)prepare derivative works based
upon the Software, (l)distribute, by electronic means or otherwise, the Software, (m)copy the software.(n) distribute by any means Words, Story
Pages or any part of this software. (o) distribute by any means registration codes or internet passwords.
4. You shall not use, in any manner, the logo, logos, symbols, art work, images, screen displays or screenshots, sound effects, music, animations, video clips and other such material contained within, generated by or relating to the Software.
5. Restrictions Apply to Third Parties. The prohibitions and restrictions described herein apply to anyone in possession of the Software and/or
Permitted Derivative Works.
6. Copyright. The ABC KID GENIUS software is owned by www.kidgen.net and is protected by international copyright Laws.
All ABC KID GENIUS materials contained within and generated by the ABC KID GENIUS software, including images, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, video clips, animations, animated characters and written and other materials that are part of the ABC KID GENIUS
software (collectively, the "Contents") are copyrights, trademarks and/or other intellectual properties owned, controlled or licensed by www.kidgen.net
7. ABC KID GENIUS THE SOFTWARE IS DISTRIBUTED "AS IS." AND ALL FAULTS AND THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO SATISFACTORY,
QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, ACCURACY AND EFFORTS IS WITH YOU.
ABC KID GENIUS AND ITS LICENSORS DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL OTHER WARRANTIES WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY
OF ANY KIND INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NONINFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, OR FITNESS
FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ABC KID GENIUS AND/OR ITS AFFILIATES WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF INFORMATION), WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ABC KID GENIUS OR ITS AFFILIATES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. ABC KID GENIUS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES CLAIMED BY YOU BASED ON ANY THIRD PARTY CLAIM. THIS LIMITATION OF REMEDIES ALSO APPLIES TO ANY DEVELOPER OF SOFTWARE SUPPLIED TO ABC KID GENIUS AND THE DEVELOPER'S LIMITATION OF REMEDIES ARE NOT CUMULATIVE. SUCH DEVELOPER IS AN INTENDED BENEFICIARY OF THIS SECTION.
8. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ THIS AGREEMENT, THAT YOU UNDERSTAND THIS AGREEMENT, AND
UNDERSTAND THAT BY CONTINUING THE INSTALLATION OF THE SOFTWARE, BY LOADING OR RUNNING THE SOFTWARE, OR BY
PLACING OR COPYING THE SOFTWARE ONTO YOUR COMPUTER HARD DRIVE OR OTHER STORAGE DEVICE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS AGREEMENT TERMS AND CONDITIONS. THIS AGREEMENT CONSTITUTES THE ENTIRE AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND ABC KID GENIUS AND SUPERSEDES ANY PRIOR AGREEMENTS, REPRESENTATIONS, PROPOSALS OR UNDERSTANDINGS, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN WITH RESPECT TO THE SUBJECT MATTER OF THIS AGREEMENT.