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Who Qualifies

Commercial licenses are available to legal entities, including companies and organizations (both for-profit and non-profit), and individual developers requiring the software for general commercial use.

Commercial licenses that are registered in a legal entity name allow for use of the software on any computer, operating system, and by any developer within a legal entity, provided that the total number of concurrent users never exceeds the number of purchased licenses. A commercial license registered in the name of an individual developer allows for use of the software by that developer only.

License Terms
Per concurrent user model

A legal entity can use the software concurrently by a number of developers/on a number of machines corresponding with the total number of purchased licenses. An individual developer who purchased the software in his/her name can use the software on a number of machines corresponding with the total number of purchased licenses.

Perpetual ownership

A license is perpetual to the purchased version of the software.

Upgrades and technical support

Upgrades are free of charge during the initial 1-year period after the license purchase. Each subsequent upgrade automatically terminates your rights to use the previous versions of the software. A commercial license qualifies you for unlimited access to technical support via e-mail.

Non-transferable restriction

Use of the software is restricted to a licensed legal entity or an individual developer with no right to transfer the software to third parties.

For complete details, please check dotCover License Agreement.

License Server

The JetBrains License Server is designed to support a floating license model and to help corporate users perform license administration across a single network.

Major Features and Benefits:
  • Stores multiple license keys on a single (server) machine.
  • Provides clients with access to the software on an "as needed" basis. Access to a specific product is restricted to the number of product license keys stored by the license Server
  • Enables monitoring of the software usage by providing user info, product info and usage time via log files
  • Eliminates license administration issues such as identifying license location, distributing licenses between multiple machines, and transferring licenses between users
  • Cross-platform compatible
  • Easy to set up and use
System Requirements:
  • Java SE Runtime Environment (JRE)/Java SE Development Kit (JDK) v.5 or later, and one of the following operating systems:
    • Windows® (2000, NT 4.0 or higher, XP), or
    • Linux/UNIX-based OS, or
    • Macintosh OSX™
  • Apache Tomcat 6.0
  • Internet Explorer 7.0 or Mozilla Firefox 2.0 for accessing the License Server control panel
Supported Products:
  • IntelliJ IDEA v. 7.0 or higher (Commercial Licenses).
  • RubyMine v. 1.0 or higher (Commercial Licenses only).
  • ReSharper v. 3.1 or higher (Commercial Licenses for all editions).
  • dotTrace (both Performance and Memory) v. 3.1 or higher (Floating Licenses only).
  • dotCover v. 1.0 or higher.
  • PyCharm v. 1.0 or higher.
  • WebStorm v. 1.0 or higher.
  • PhpStorm v. 1.0 or higher.

You can have earlier versions of the above products or use other license types on your network, but you cannot manage them using License Server

The License Server is available to customers who own or purchase 20+ Commercial Licenses. Also, the License Server is provided as part of dotTrace Floating License and dotCover Commercial License purchases.

If you are interested in obtaining the License Server, please contact us.

Who qualifies

If you, as an individual, are purchasing a product license using your own funds, then the personal license is right for you.

Personal licenses cannot be purchased by companies in any way or form.

Pursuant to the Personal License Agreement, personal licenses may not be transferred to any third party, nor can a company reimburse an individual for a personal license he/she purchased.

However, an individual may use personal licenses that he/she privately purchased on any hardware, including company hardware.

License Terms
Named User License Model

A Personal License is a named-user license which restricts the use of the software to the person who purchased that license. The license allows for installation of the software on different computers (at work and/or at home), provided that multiple instances of the software will not be used at the same time.

Cross-platform compatibility

A Personal License allows for use of the software on different operating systems, provided that they are not used at the same time.

Perpetual ownership

A Personal License can be used indefinitely, for the purchased version of the software. Upgrades are optional and provided pursuant to the dotCover maintenance terms. Each subsequent upgrade automatically terminates the rights for use of the previous versions.

Personal License restrictions

A Personal License is not available to a company or an individual who expects reimbursement of the license fee from a company. A Personal License is property of an individual who have purchased it using his/her own funds. Transfer of a personal license to a company or other individuals is prohibited by the dotCover Personal License Agreement.

For complete details, please check our standard dotCover License Agreement.

Maintenance

Personal Licenses qualify for the following maintenance and support services:

  • Unlimited access to technical support via e-mail
  • Free upgrades during the initial 1-year period after the license purchase
Who qualifies

Academic Licenses are available to accredited educational institutions, including vocational/trade schools, colleges, universities and institutions, and to individual students and teaching staff. Academic Licenses allow for use of fully-functional version of the software for non-commercial purposes only, including education and research.

License Terms
Per concurrent user model

A number of purchased licenses enables an educational institution to use the software by the corresponding number of users at a time. A license registered to an individual student/ teacher restricts use of the software to that person, however allows for installation of the software on different computers (at work and/or at home) provided that multiple instances of the software will not be used at a time.

Cross-platform compatibility

A license allows for use of the software on different operating systems, provided that it's not concurrent use.

1-year Terms

A license is provided for a period of 1 year and allows for free upgrades to all new releases of the software within 1 year. License renewal is available on request.

Non-transferable restriction

Use of the software is restricted to a licensed user with no right to transfer the software third parties.

For complete details, please check the dotCover Academic License Agreement.

Maintenance

Academic Licenses qualify for the following maintenance and support services:

  • Unlimited access to technical support via e-mail
  • Free upgrades during the initial 1-year period after the license purchase
Who Qualifies

Classroom Licenses allow for use of the fully-functional version of the software for educational and teaching uses in classrooms, by professors, trainers, and students.

License Terms
Site license model

The software can be installed on any number of computers and used by any number of concurrent users in classes. Additionally, students can use the software for homework.

1-year Terms

A license is provided for a period of 1 year and allows for free upgrades to all new releases of the software within 1 year. License renewal is available on request.

Non-transferable restriction

Use of the software is restricted to a licensed user with no right to transfer the software to third parties.

For complete details, please check the dotCover Classroom License Agreement.
How to apply

To apply for a free license for your Open Source project:

  1. Please make sure that you meet the following criteria:

    • You are the project lead or a regular committer.
    • Your OS project meets the Open Source definition
      (http://opensource.org/docs/osd).
    • You do not perform any paid support, consulting or training services for your OS project, and you do not distribute paid versions of your OS software. If you provide paid services for or distribute paid versions of your OS software, we might have other options available for your project. Please contact us at opensource@jetbrains.com for details.
    • Your OS project is being actively developed for a minimum of 3 months.
    • Your OS project's community is active. This means that you have recent activity in your newsgroups or forums.
    • Your OS project has a web site. The web site has a News section that is being kept up to date, or links to a social network account used to announce updates of the project.
    • You release updated builds on a regular basis.
  2. Please select your license below. After you complete and submit the appropriate online form, we will review your application and email you further instructions.



How to renew

If you already have an OS license and would like to get it renewed, please send an email to opensource@jetbrains.com indicating the number of your license certificate and a link to the latest release pages of your project or something that indicates your project is alive and kicking!

License Terms
Site license model

The software can be installed on any number of computers and used by any number of concurrent open source project members.

1-year Terms

A license is provided for a period of 1 year and allows for free upgrades to all new releases of the software within 1 year. License renewal is available on request.

Non-transferable restriction

Use of the software is restricted to a licensed user with no right to transfer the software to third parties.

For complete details, please check dotCover License Agreement for Open Source Project Development.

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dotCover Maintenance Terms

Your dotCover license entitles you to the perpetual use of the licensed dotCover version. Additionally, your dotCover license includes the initial 1-year upgrade subscription qualifying you for the receipt of the new product releases and technical support (available via email only) free of charge.

To stay current with the new product releases and to continue receiving technical support, you should renew your upgrade subscription annually. You can renew your upgrade subscription at the discounted upgrade subscription price during your upgrade subscription term or within 1 year upon its expiration. Regardless of the actual upgrade subscription renewal date, your new upgrade subscription term will always start on the date following your previous upgrade subscription expiration date.

If your subscription has expired more than 1 year ago, you can still renew it, however a 50% surcharge will be added to the standard renewal rate. Stand-alone upgrades to particular versions of dotCover are not available.

If you would like to check your dotCover upgrade subscriptions status or to co-term upgrade subscriptions for all your dotCover licenses, please contact our sales.