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phppoet
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Can you make this point clear for me:

I can buy a regular license wrap a theme around it and give it away for free?

Use in a free end product (more than one end user allowed) (sale to one client allowed)
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that means purchasers of extended licence can use your code or script into his commercial product and sell unlimited copies to that end product . he can not resell your code or script standalone . I think its same as previous extended licence . but this one has a clear and simple language
But this is also possible with regular license!?

Purchasers of regular license can modify the code for their single site. there is a difference between using modified version on single site and using it for their commercial product. Suppose if i buy your “xyz-ajax-login” plugin regular license then i can use it in any way on single site but to use it with my other commercial product i need to buy extended license.

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kubasto
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In my honest opinion “free” word is a bit misleading at first sight.
I agree. If you read it carefully and think a little, it makes sense of course, but using the word “free” might be confusing at first sight. It may rise a question: so is it for commercial use or not?.
I’m sure if you (Envato) focus on each market separately, you’ll be able to create much better descriptions. It’s very important, if you ask me.
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Welego
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I’m sure if you (Envato) focus on each market separately, you’ll be able to create much better descriptions. It’s very important, if you ask me.

Couldn’t agree more. Each market place is different thus they should have separate license information pages.

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LanceSnider
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In my honest opinion “free” word is a bit misleading at first sight.
I agree. If you read it carefully and think a little, it makes sense of course, but using the word “free” might be confusing at first sight. It may rise a question: so is it for commercial use or not?.
I’m sure if you (Envato) focus on each market separately, you’ll be able to create much better descriptions. It’s very important, if you ask me.

The short answer is no, you can’t ever distribute a theme. You can distribute the end product created by the item, but not the item itself. For example, you can distribute the flyer, not the flyer template. In the case of a theme, the end product is the website. Since you can’t distribute the theme and there’s no real way to distribute a website, this clause doesn’t really apply to themes. The difference between a regular and extended license when it comes to websites is whether the content is freely accessible or if users need to pay to access the content. If a website is a store, as long as users are able to access the store and see products without paying, the regular license is fine.

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kubasto
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You know that and I know that, but the point is if you use terms like “distribute end product for free” instead of “build one website”, and explain it to a TF client using paper flyer example, it’s not the best way to make things clear.

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SyamilMJ
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Question.

Can I buy a regular license item from CC, use it in my free plugin or theme, then distribute that plugin/theme to public?

Or do I need an extended license for that?

Or is that even allowed?

Cheers

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LanceSnider
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Question.

Can I buy a regular license item from CC, use it in my free plugin or theme, then distribute that plugin/theme to public?

Or do I need an extended license for that?

Or is that even allowed?

Cheers
No, but for clarifications, please read my last post. :) Also, please note that because the topic of using one stock file in another stock file was so hot, we gave it its own thread: http://themeforest.net/forums/topic/all-marketplaces/47
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JaredRitchey
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Lance, didn’t have and don’t have time to read the entire thread(s) following these changes in past days. Can you summarize for me the following;

Licenses are being pursued by Envato as;

Regular, Extended, Developer and Tools is that correct?

I think separating developer from extended is a real smart move. I can’t imagine how the level of sales will collapse if those options aren’t explored.

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Vertrik
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Will regular licenses for items such as photoshop styles that have already been purchased be upgraded to tool licenses, or do they need to be repurchased to allow the styles to be used in products that are to be sold?

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doru
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Will regular licenses for items such as photoshop styles that have already been purchased be upgraded to tool licenses, or do they need to be repurchased to allow the styles to be used in products that are to be sold?

My bet is that you need to buy them again since a license is not retroactive.

Is the same as the code canyon extended license for use in stock items. Who purchased the item before the change can use it, but if you buy it now you can’t do it.

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