Use Pakyow for free under the open-source license.
Get support from the Pakyow team with a paid subscription.
Open-Source$0free for everyone
Build your projects with Pakyow under the LGPLv3 open-source license.
Get help through our online docs and our community support forums.
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|LGPLv3 Pakyow's open-source license.|
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Why charge for an open-source project?
Giving Pakyow away for free and charging for the extra bits on top lets us embrace the open-source ethos in a responsible way. This is our full-time job, and we're here for the long haul.
Can I use Pakyow for commercial projects?
Yes! Whether you're using the open-source version or on a paid subscription, the projects you build are yours. All we ask is that you respect the terms of the license agreement.
What are the restrictions of the LGPLv3?
There are two primary restrictions: 1) You must open-source any changes you make to the framework code 2) You can't distribute framework code in a closed-source project. More information is available here, but please consult your own legal help if needed.
Do I have to open-source my application?
No. Under the open-source license, you only have to release changes you make to the framework code itself. Team subscriptions include a commercial license that lets you keep changes to framework code private as well, so there's less to think about.
Will you work on my project?
Sure, we're willing to go beyond normal support in some situations. We can help your team adopt Pakyow, or help you or your team build out a feature. Prices start at $650 for 4 hours. Drop us a line →
Can I pay you to add a feature to Pakyow?
No. We want to be free to direct the project in a way that benefits the community instead of a single company. If you believe in what we're doing and want to help, consider a paid subscription.
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