FAQ - frequently asked questions

 

Is this software free?
Can I use this software for private purposes?
Can I use this software for commercial purposes?
How can I donate?
Where can I look at / download the source code?

How to install this software?
Do I need a product key?
Which OS is supported?
What are the system requirements?
How do I update this software?

Am I allowed to distribute, resell this software?
Can I use this software as part of my software?
How can I (re)use the source code?
How can I use the NuGet packages?

I need help, where do I get support?
How long does it take for an answer?

Is this software free?

 

Yes, all this software on this page is free for private use.

Can I use this software for private purposes?

 

Yes, you can use this software for private purposes unlimited.

Can I use this software for commercial purposes?

 

Yes, you can use this software for commercial purposes, but you have to contact me before you start using it.

How can I donate?

 

Thank you, yes you can! Go to the start page and click the "Donate"-button there.

Where can I look at / download the source code?

 

If the software product is marked as open-source, you can find the source code on my GitHub.

How to install this software?

 

After you have downloaded the software, just execute the setup file you have just downloaded and follow the instructions there.

Do I need a product key?

 

No, none of my software products require any product key.

Which OS is supported?

 

All software products are developed and tested with Microsofts Windows 10 (actual build number). This software may or may not work on older versions of Windows. It does not work on other OS.

What are the system requirements?

 

You need the .NET Framework for all software products. Usually this is part of the operating system. Find the needed version in the description page of each software product. However, you may need a newer version, which you can find on Microsofts download page. Any additional requirements, find in the product description page.

How do I update this software?

 

All software products have its own online updater, which notifies you in case a new version is available and does all the work for you. However, you can download the new setup from this page anytime and install it manually.

Am I allowed to distribute, resell this software?

 

No, you are not allowed to (re)sell this free software products. You are not allowed to distribute it on USB-Stick, CD, DVD, download platforms or any other ways. Please link to the software description page on this website where users can download the latest version themselves and do not provide direct-links to download-files.

Can I use this software as part of my software?

 

Yes, this is allowed for private use of your software. If your software is used for commercial purposes, you need to contact me before you start using ist.

How can I (re)use the source code?

 

Please see the license file on the GitHub repository where you found the source code for detailed license infos.

How can I use the NuGet packages?

 

You can install the NuGet packages as you are used to do it. For license details, please see the license file of the package.

I need help, where do I get support?

 

The software on this page is free. Unfortunately I can not provide any support for this software. You may try to contact me (but be aware, you possibly won't get any answer, or get it with long delay).

How long does it take for an answer?

 

Since I only do this in my free time and I may be on vacation or a business trip, you should expect that an answer may take several days or weeks. But you may not get an answer at all.