ActiveReports.NET Licensing Fact Sheet

We can supply any ActiveReports.NET license including new subscriptions, subscription renewals, lapsed subscription renewals, and additional developer licenses.

Read the GrapeCity License Agreement for detailed license information.

New Licenses

ActiveReports.NET is licensed on a per-developer (or build-machine) basis with no per-user fees and no run-time royalties. A New License is a perpetual license, which means you pay once, and can use the license for as long as you want. It is available with or without an Annual Maintenance service.

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Maintenance Renewals

A Maintenance Renewal is the most cost-effective way to ensure that you have the latest features. If you do not renew your license you are entitled to use your licensed version, but will not have access to any new versions that are released.

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If your maintenance period has expired, you will need to purchase an Upgrade License in order to use the latest version of the software.

Buy Upgrade


Co-term / Alignment

If you have multiple subscriptions with different renewal dates and would like to align them, we can help regardless of where you bought them. with us to discuss your requirements.


Previous Versions

If you require an earlier version of ActiveReports.NET, you can purchase a license for a the current version, and GrapeCity will be glad to provide you with the version of the product that you need. Simply submit a support ticket to GrapeCity.


Is the license permanent (perpetual) or temporal (time-limited)?

ActiveReports.NET licenses are perpetual and optionally include 1 Year Maintenance. You may continue to use the purchased product after your maintenance period ends.

What happens after my maintenance period expires?

You may continue to use ActiveReports.NET after your maintenance period ends, however you will not have access to new releases and telephone support unless you purchase a Maintenance Renewal.

Can I co-term (align) my existing licenses?

Yes - ComponentSource can arrange to co-term your licenses, even if they were not originally purchased through us. Please call us or to discuss your needs.

Can I upgrade?

Yes - an Upgrade License allows you to upgrade to the latest version of ActiveReports.NET, at a lower price than purchasing a new license.

Can I buy an old product version?

GrapeCity does not offer previous versions for sale directly, but if you purchase a new license for ActiveReports.NET, GrapeCity will provide you with the version of the product that you need. Please contact us to request an older version.

Do I need to buy a license for my build machine?

Yes. You need a separate license for your build machines.

Do I need to purchase licenses for my customers?

No. ActiveReports.NET includes royalty-free redistribution. As long as your customers are using ActiveReports.NET as part of your product that they purchase, then they do not need a license. The assemblies required to run ActiveReports.NET may be included as part of your product installation at no additional cost.

Is Source Code available?

No. Source Code is not available for ActiveReports.NET.

What type of support do I get?

All licensed users have access to the ActiveReports Forums, which have an active customer base and input from the technical support team.

Users with urgent questions can submit a ticket through GrapeCity's online form.

Users with a current Annual Maintenance subscription can contact the technical suport team via phone, and unlimited tickets. Annual maintenance is an additional component, which can be purchased with a new license of ActiveReports.