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    .NET Basic Licensing Question


    If I develop a Windows Forms/WPF application using one of the express edition IDE, will it be legal to sell it through one of the freelance sites to a person who has requested for service.

    Is there any Microsoft License restrictions that require me to purchase a license before distributing the software that I have developed

  • #765674
    According to FAQ 7 of Visual Studio Express official web site.
    Can I use Express Editions for commercial use?
    Yes, there are no licensing restrictions for applications built using Visual Studio Express Editions.

    Therefore, you can use it for commercial use.
    For more information, please check the URL below.

    Editor, DotNetSpider MVM
    Microsoft MVP 2014 [ASP.NET/IIS]

  • #765677
    You can use Visual Studio Express edition IDE for development as well as commercial purpose.
    You do not have any issue for selling your application. The client should have the original version of windows and .net framework. You do not worry about that issue also

    By Nathan
    Direction is important than speed

  • #765682
    Thank you Prasad and Nathan

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