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Licensing

An often arising question is: Can I use KDE to develop commercial applications? - Yes, you can develop commercial applications for KDE. KDE's foundation libraries kdelibs and kdepimlibs but also KOffice libraries and several of its major apps are licensed under the LGPL, which means you can link closed source applications against those libraries. A valid Qt developer license is required for closed source development, however.


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