.NET and JAVA FAQs

  1. We have a sizeable development team, but only one person using GroupDocs components. Do all developers need to be licensed or only the one working directly with the GroupDocs products?
  2. We have several developers working on a single project, but they are working in a distributed model. Can we still use a site license to properly license our team?
  3. There are five of us in the team, but we all work in different offices. What kind of license do we need?
  4. I work in our London offices but the solutions I create for my company are used in our New York and Paris offices. What license do I need?

We have a sizeable development team, but only one person using GroupDocs components. Do all developers need to be licensed or only the one working directly with the GroupDocs products?

All developers who are working on the project that uses GroupDocs products need to be licensed, even if they do not directly use the GroupDocs products.

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We have several developers working on a single project, but they are working in a distributed model. Can we still use a site license to properly license our team?

Yes, a Site license can cover a distributed team as long as the size of the team does not exceed the maximum user count.

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There are five of us in the team, but we all work in different offices. What kind of license do we need?

That depends in part on where you intend to use the derived works (the applications you use GroupDocs products to create). We recognize that a team can be distributed and allow that in our license structure. In this case, you have a team of five. Whether they are in the same physical location or not, you need enough licenses to cover five developers. They also need to cover the number of locations that the derived work will be used.

Here are some scenarios:

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I work in our London offices but the solutions I create for my company are used in our New York and Paris offices. What license do I need?

That depends on how many physical offices are in New York and Paris. Here are a couple of scenarios:

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