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Purchase Information

Purchase Information - HDM-4 Version 2

The HDM-4 Software is now available for order from HDMGlobal who has been granted exclusive distribution rights by PIARC.

The HDM-4 Software package can be ordered from the official HDMGlobal distributor TRL Software, UK. The distributor is experienced in delivering software throughout the world.

To receive a quote, place an order, or make further enquiries please fill out the HDM-4 Sales Order & Enquiry Form indicating your preferred distributor and your delivery choice to receive the software on a CDROM or via internet download. 

Alternatively, contact the distributor directly:

TRL Software Bureau - software@trl.co.uk

For other sales enquiries, contact sales@hdmglobal.com who will direct your enquiry to the most appropriate person to answer your question.


HDM-4 Software Package Licence Details

The full details of the licence and the conditions of use are contained in the End User Licence Agreement, which is issued with the software. It can also be downloaded below.

Discounts and special conditions are available for the following end users:

  • Special Consideration Countries (SCC). SCCs are those countries eligible for assistance from the PIARC Special Fund. A full list of countries is provided here.
  • Specific conditions for the use of the software for training and academic purposes will be given on request. The feature list for HDM-4 Version 2 Educational licence can be seen here: HDM-4 Licence Types.
 HDM-4 Full Licence Price (in US Dollars)
   Single licence $5,000
   Pack of 4, per licence $4,300
   5 or more licences, per licence $4,000
   10 or more licences, per licence $3,800
 HDM-4 Full Licence - Countries with low income and low intermediate income (SCC  
   Countries with low income and low intermediate income (SCC) - per licence $3,400
 HDM-4 Training and Academic Licence (see restrictions)  
   10 Pack for Commercial Use & Organisations - 10-user licence pack  (minimum order) $1,700
   10 Pack for Academic Organisations - 10-user licence pack  (minimum order) $1,100
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   HDMSentry Full Single Licence $  850

HDM-4 Training

Scheduled Training: HDMGlobal partners run a number of training courses annually at specific locations around the world. These are open to all users of HDM-4 and aimed at training users to use HDM-4 with little or no prior knowledge of HDM-4.

Cost: Course specific


Individual/Group Training Courses: HDMGlobal Partners are sometimes able to offer training courses customised for a client's needs at a date and location more convenient to you.

If you would like to find out more about these customised training courses please send your request, including information about where and when you would like the training to take place, to our training course coordinator who will be able to direct your enquiry to the most appropriate Partner to deliver this training.

Email: HDMGlobal Training Coordinator

Cost: Price Upon Application

For more information about these courses and other training options, see the Training and Events page. 


Sales including physical media will be subject to a post, packaging, and handling fee. For more details contact one of the distributors above.

The HDM-4 Software Package supplied consists of the following items:

  • HDM-4 Version 2 (English, French, Spanish)
  • HDM-4 Data Migration Tool1
  • Guide to "Getting Started with HDM-4 Version 2" (also available to download)
  • HDM-4 Version 2 Documentation Series2
  • HDM-4 example case studies

All objects on the CD-ROM and available for download are issued under copyright. All copyrighted objects on the CD-ROM or supplied via internet download are subject to the normal conventions for attributing authors and sources in bibliographic referencing.


Contact Details

The HDM-4 Software package can be ordered from one of the official HDMGlobal distributors. To receive a quote, place an order, or make further enquiries please fill out the HDM-4 Sales Order & Enquiry Form.

Alternatively for more details, detailed pricing, or to order contact:

TRL Software Bureau, UK - software@trl.co.uk



1The HDM-4 Version 1.3 workspaces are not directly compatible with HDM-4 Version 2 because of the improved data organisation and new features included. The Data Migration Tool enables a user to convert their existing HDM-4 Version 1.3 workspaces into a format compatible with HDM-4 Version 2.

2 The HDM-4 Version 2 Documentation Series is available in English (Vol. 1 - 7) and French (Vol. 1 - 4) languages only.

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