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Sell software

Only full retail versions of software may be sold on Amazon. Please take a moment to familiarise yourself with this list of prohibited items:

Duplicated or copied software:

Software that has been copied onto CD-R, CD-W, floppy disk, or any blank media by anyone other than the original software manufacturer.

OEM software:

Original equipment manufacturer (OEM) software comes bundled with, installed on, or packaged with computer hardware. You cannot sell this software on Amazon unless you are also selling it with the associated hardware and listing it against the hardware ASIN.

Promotional software:

Software distributed freely by manufacturers to promote their products.

Beta (pre-release) versions:

Software distributed for the purpose of troubleshooting, testing, and evaluation.

Freeware and shareware:

Software distributed free of charge by the copyright owner.

Expired subscription-based software:

Software that is no longer usable because it has passed its subscription time period.

Back-up copies:

Copies that are made to protect the purchase of a software title. This software cannot be distributed, shared, or sold.

Individual copies from a multi-user pack:

There are products that come in multi-user packs like 3-user and 5-user packs. Opening these packs and selling the individual licenses is not allowed.

Digital Download

Digital distribution of any software is prohibited at Amazon to protect sellers and right owners from digital piracy. Sellers are not allowed to provide activation codes, registration links, license keys, serial numbers, or any other credentials related to software products (new, used, or open box conditions) to buyers via email, message, or any other electronic channels. For example: software delivery through license keys provided by email, Amazon's messaging system, or any third party site is prohibited even if requested by buyers.

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