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The DataFlex Personal License

A free, limited-use DataFlex Studio license

DataFlex Personal is a no-cost version of DataFlex Studio and limited deployment licenses usable for two specific purposes:

  • For developing and deploying personal, private use, non-commercial applications. Personal use developers can...
    • Get acquainted with DataFlex without making a financial commitment
    • Have a free, fast & easy mobile, web and WIndows development tool for creating personal, non-commercial applications
    • When used for personal, private, non-commercial applications, a DataFlex Personal license must be renewed annually (free)
  • To evaluate DataFlex for commercial use beyond the default 60-day time limit. DataFlex Studio installs in 60-day evaluation mode. With a DataFlex Personal license, evaluators can...
    • Get acquainted with DataFlex without making a financial commitment
    • Prototype, create and test trial business applications with DataFlex for a period of one year provided that trial applications are not deployed in a production environment or for any form of commercial use.

Why do we offer a free DataFlex Personal?

We believe so strongly that you will be thrilled with the power, efficiency, flexibility and productivity of DataFlex that if you try it, you will use it and join our active, worldwide developer community. To get DataFlex Personal, click here and provide us with your contact details and we’ll email a unique serial number and registration code to enable your license after it’s installed.

To get started with DataFlex Personal:

  • Download DataFlex Studio and install it.
  • When the Studio’s installation completes, you will be presented with a list of licensing options. Choose "Request a Personal License" and submit your details. You will receive a unique serial number and registration code by email.
  • If you have a DataFlex Personal serial number and registration code, select Register DataFlex from the Studio’s Help menu.
  • Request a Personal license now.

About DataFlex Personal...

  • A fully functional DataFlex Studio license with the same operating specifications as a commercial license.
  • Users must register and provide contact details to get an activation code.
  • Registration and activation remove time limit to create a one-year Personal license.
  • Includes 3-user Client Engine for Windows Desktop applications.
  • Includes Connectivity Kits for MS-SQL, DB2, MySQL, MariaDB, Amazon Aurora and ODBC.
  • Includes Personal Web Application Server.
  • Product logo screen displays on each invocation of the Studio and Windows Client Engine.

Personal license - what’s allowed?

  • Development and applications solely for personal, non-commercial use.
  • Freeware distribution of your applications to others for their private, personal, non-commercial use. Freeware created with Personal may not be the basis of any form of revenue generation or barter; paid services may not be performed using Personal.
  • Educational use in not-for-profit classroom environments (public high schools, colleges and universities).
  • Evaluation for commercial use - prototyping, building and testing trial business applications provided that they are not deployed in a production environment or for any form of commercial use whatsoever.

Personal license - what’s not allowed?

  • Development and/or use of applications developed with DataFlex Personal in any form of a business, governmental agency or institutional environment.
  • Any form of revenue generation, dependant transaction or sale of software or services created with Personal (including fee-based shareware).
  • Any form of production or business use of applications created with a Personal license.
  • Administrative use by educational institutions of applications created with a Personal license.

Support for DataFlex Personal

Users of DataFlex Personal can receive free, on-line support in the Data Access Worldwide Community Forums.