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Developer Edition license FAQ

What is ONLYOFFICE Developer Edition?

Developer Edition is intended for those who want to integrate ONLYOFFICE Document Editors with own web application in order to further provide Document Editors to end users as a part of own solution under own brand.

What license is applied for Developer Edition?

Developer Edition is distributed under the commercial license. The complete license text can be found here. There are three different license types that can be selected depending on your purposes: Development Server, SaaS Server and On-Premise Server.

All the license types:

  • remain valid indefinitely,
  • involve the use of Document/Spreadsheet/Presentation Editors,
  • allow to receive professional support and get updates for free during the subscription period (one year).
What is the difference between the license types?

The difference between the license types is based on the following two main criteria:

  • The number of simultaneous connections available to you.
  • The possibility to provide the solution to end users as a part of own service.

The table below allows to compare the possibilities that each license provides.

Development Server SaaS Server On-Premise Server
Number of servers 1 1 1
Number of simultaneous connections 20 250/500/1000 100/200/300
Development
Providing the solution to end users SaaS Intranet only
Free updates
Free support
Advanced features White Label White Label
What is Development Server License?

This license type is intended for those who want to evaluate the solution capabilities and integrate Document Editors with own web application receiving our technical support. It allows to:

  • deploy the solution at one location (i.e. physical or virtual server),
  • receive free support and updates for one year.

The license does not allow to provide Document Editors integrated with your service under your brand to end users. For this purpose you need to buy the SaaS Server or On-Premise Server license.

What is SaaS Server License?

This license type is intended for those who want to provide end users with a SaaS solution that includes Document Editors. It allows to:

  • deploy the solution at one location (i.e. physical or virtual server),
  • receive free support and updates for one year,
  • apply own brand with the White Label feature.

This license type should be used after you have successfully integrated Document Editors into your service under the Developments Server license.

What is On-Premise Server License?

This license type is intended for those who want to integrate Document Editors with own application and then provide end users with a SaaS solution that includes Document Editors.

It allows to:

  • deploy the solution at one location as a part of the company Intranet solution,
  • receive free support and updates for one year,
  • apply own brand with the White Label feature.

This license type should be used if you want to provide Document Editors as a part of the company Intranet solution. You will need a separate On-Premise Server license for each of the instance, no public sites and services, extranet or SaaS are allowed.

What is the price for each type of license for Developer Edition?

You can always find the current pricing list for Developer Edition here.

The pricing list for this solution can be found here.

Can I try Developer Edition before purchase?

Yes, you can. A 30-day Trial Period is available for Developer Edition. No function limitations are applied to Document Editors during the trial period. You can integrate them with your solution for evaluation purposes only, but you cannot provide them to your end users, get free support and updates.

How can I get the license key for Developer Edition?

When you click the Buy Now button at the Developer Edition pricing page, you will be redirected to the Avangate payment page. After the payment is made, you will receive an email message containing the license key file.

I am using the Development Server License. How can I upgrade my license?

In case you have successfully integrated Document Editors with your service under the Development Server license and now want to provide the solution to your end users, you need to purchase a separate SaaS Server or On-Premise Server license.

What happens if the subscription period is over?

After one year from the purchasing the license you will no longer be able to receive free support and get updates. If you want to update your Developer Edition version and continue to receive support, you will need to purchase a new license key.

What does Developer Edition support include?

Developer Edition support includes technical consulting services provided via email 7 days a week with the initial response time 12 hours.

I have questions not listed here. Where I can ask them?

If you have more pre-sale questions please feel free to write to us at sales@onlyoffice.com. Questions concerning your purchased subscription to Developer Edition can be asked via server@onlyoffice.com