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And it's very well hidden. I checked their site a couple weeks ago and I didn't see it.

Besides it's funny. 5000 income - 3000 delphi license leaves... not much?

On the main embarcadero.com website, hover over 'Free Tools' and click 'Delphi Community Edition'.

You're right, it is not very visible by going to the normal Delphi page. Not sure why - I think our website folk want to push people to the trial not Community. But here's the link: https://www.embarcadero.com/products/delphi/starter

Sorry, after reading about the install limits I lost all interest.

What install limits? I don't really understand what you're talking about, I'm afraid.

Professional version is cheaper.

Like 1600 and you get 1 year of support. After that you pay the yearly subscription fee to stay on support (about 400 or so). If you skip a year, you are back to the "never have been a paying customer" status.

It is not cheap.

Not all bad though, I do like Delphi itself, but the customer hostile attitude of the company does leave a bad aftertaste and make me want to ditch it.

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