visual-studio – Commercial use of Visual Studio


Can I write commercial applications with Visual Studio 2015 Community? There are 2 people in the team, the product is not related to banking and financial API, but rather an accounting system. Product for sale to third parties. Does the number of buyers matter? Do I have to buy a Proffessional license to sell my software? I am not a lawyer myself, so I ask the help of those who have already sold their software.


After reading the terms of the license sent by the respected @Grundy and talking with familiar lawyers, a simple solution was found: If the project is developed by a firm (legal entity) on VS 2015 Community with open source, then a paid license is not required. For an individual developer, even Open Source is not required.

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