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Legal applications of education version

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02-27-2013 01:21 PM

I have Autodesk Inventor Pro student version downloaded on my computer, and am wondering what I'm able to do with my designs.


I would assume I'm not legally allowed to sell the designs themselves that I've created on the student version, but would it be allowed for me to have my products 3D printed and sell the prints for a profit? I haven't the money to buy the full version, but this might be a way to obtain money to do so. Thanks.

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Re: Legal applications of education version

02-27-2013 01:32 PM in reply to: gsger5

I don't think you will get an Autodesk response to your question.

I am not a lawyer, but I think that would qualify as commercial work and therefore violate the EULA.

(Even non-profit work could qualify as commercial in that lets say you did some design work for your church.  For the church to otherwise have the work done would require them to hire out the job.  The job has commercial value whether you charge for it or not.)  Schools have to have a Commercial License for the design work that they do for themselves, even though they are non-profit (public).  Educational Institutional and Student Licenses are for learning purposes.


You might sign up for Fusion 360 beta (search Google) or download Inventor Fusion that do not require student license EULA.

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