Licensing & Upgrade

Commercial License

For companies and organizations

Commercial Licenses are available as stand-alone purchases or bundled with an upgrade subscription. Commercial licenses are for companies and organizations that require the software for general commercial use.

Personal License

For individual developers

If you, as an individual, are purchasing a product license using your own funds, then the personal license is right for you. Personal licenses are not available to companies in any way or form and can't be refunded by employers.

Academic License

For students and teachers

Academic Licenses are available to accredited educational institutions, including vocational/trade schools, colleges, universities and institutions, and to individual students and teaching staff.

Free Options


For EI and trainers

Classroom licenses allow for use of the fully-functional version of ReSharper for educational and teaching purposes in classrooms by professors, trainers, and students.

Open Source

For OS projects

Open Source licenses are available to non-commercial OS software projects that meet the Open Source definition and a set of additional criteria.

User Groups

For .NET user groups

JetBrains supports user groups by providing product licenses to raffle out at meetings. User group leaders looking for support are invited to apply.


For Microsoft MVPs

Active Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals are eligible for complimentary licenses to JetBrains .NET tools including ReSharper and also to JetBrains WebStorm.

If you are not sure which license type is right for you, check the license comparison chart.