LiveCode Community Edition is for... LiveCode Commercial Edition is for...
  • Learning to code, creating your first app, sharing with friends
  • Students and Educators
  • Anyone who loves coding for fun
  • Contributing to the LiveCode Source Code
  • Creating closed source professional apps
  • Securing your code
  • Uploading apps to the Apple App store
Create apps for all platforms - iOS, Android, Linux, Mac, Windows and Server yes yes
Hide your apps' source code no yes
Use all LiveCode features yes* yes
Access to LiveCode Engine Source Code yes no
Upload Apps to the Apple App Store no (the GPL license is incompatible with the App store terms)** yes
cost free $500 for all platform and all updates annually
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* except those relating to script security

** If you are a student and you want to share your app free on iOS via the App Store, please contact us.