Unit-based end-user device license

The Unit-based End-user Device License is one of the commercial licenses in iText’s software suite. It is the ideal choice to create applications that run on your own desktops, laptops and/or mobile devices. This license is available for Java and .NET.


Why use Unit-based End-user Device License?

The Unit-based End-user Device License is perpetual and used one license per; server, virtual machine or node. This license allows you to create applications that run on desktops, laptops and/or mobile devices instead of of the number of servers, and allows you to generate an unlimited amount of PDFs. There’s a one-time fee for the use of our production end-user devices. The use of our non-production end-user devices is mandatory, which is why you can purchase it with a 50% discount (e.g. testing, development, Q&A, UAT, BA or DR).

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You don't have to share your application and/or source code (closed-source)

This license had significant benefits when compared to AGPL, because it releases you from “copyleft” AGPL license requirements, as well as from the requirements to not change the PDF Producer line in the document’s properties. It offers indemnification in the event of IP (intellectual property) or patent infringement and grants you access to iText’s professional and dedicated support team.

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Professional support iText development team

This license grants you access to our professional support and maintenance teams. In fact, it’s mandatory to use our support team in the first year. Afterwards, you can renew annually at 20% of the prevailing list price. 95% of our customers renew, because of the high value of our professional support.

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Use Case: End User Device

Your company has a CRM system that is locally installed on each of your staff's desktops. You have created a PDF Invoice application to turn data that is entered into the CRM into a PDF Invoice that is easily archived.


Commercial license

When purchasing a commercial license, you also gain access to our professional support and maintenance teams.

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Mandatory for the first year

After that first year, you can renew your subscription annually at 20% of the prevailing list price. 95% of our customers choose to renew their support program subscriptions, which is a testament to its high quality and added value. 

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Gain direct access to our in-house developers

Our support team can help you diagnose and fix issues that arise in your development. 

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Access to JIRA support board for 3 users

You can even provide up to three email addresses for your preferred support team members, who will have direct access to your JIRA issue tracker as well as fast access to new iText releases.

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Free upgrades to latest features and updates

Speaking of releases, the support subscription also includes access to major and minor new releases.

Satisfied Customers

We chose iText to power the PDF signing part of AIS due to its ease of use and flexibility. Thanks to its provision of an abstraction layer for PDF, it enables our customers to produce digitally signed PDFs without having to know about the PDF specifications.
We’re very happy with the PDF/A functionality provided by iText, and it forms an essential part of our DICOM-compliant reporting framework.
By using iText 7 for Smart Certificate 2.0, it enables us to mass generate PDF documents and sign them with GlobalSign certificates.
Using the iText DITO Editor to develop our report templates is a huge time saver. I can now do in just 45 minutes what would have taken over two weeks to do in code using other PDF libraries!
We chose iText over other open source solutions because it was really quick and easy to develop our application using iText. That's thanks to the guides and documentation available on the iText website, and the many examples on developer communities like Stack Overflow.
I just wanted to let you know that the support I received from your support people was excellent, super prompt, detailed, polite and helpful. Great job! Thanks very much.
iText is a breeze! Using a proven and tested PDF technology helped us to focus on what we do best — building a high quality mobile app.
With iText we have the peace of mind that we are delivering a solid solution to our client.
We chose the iText library because it was the only solution that allowed easy integration into our open standards architecture.

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