Odoo Help

Welcome!

This community is for beginners and experts willing to share their Odoo knowledge. It's not a forum to discuss ideas, but a knowledge base of questions and their answers.

0

paid module

By
Biztech
on 2/24/15, 11:27 PM 1,282 views

Hi all,

How one can submit the custom module which should be shown as paid @ apps.odoo.com?

@Biztech,

I recommend getting in touch with Odoo SA here to discuss:,

https://www.odoo.com/page/website.contactus

Luke Branch
on 2/24/15, 11:34 PM
1

Yenthe

--Yenthe--
6721
| 7 7 8
Turnhout, Belgium
--Yenthe--

My Odoo blog: http://www.odoo.yenthevg.com/

My Twitter: https://twitter.com/Yenthe666

Yenthe
On 2/25/15, 3:54 AM

Hi,

While the reply from Baijiu is 100% correct and a great answer I would love to add some more information on this.
You can indeed sell the module on Odoo and get paid for it (70%) through https://apps.odoo.com/apps/upload/ but there is a second catch.
Odoo is licensed under the AGPL license (for V8, this will change in V9) and this means that the AGPL license does not forbid requiring payment for the distribution of AGPL covered software however the full terms of the License continue to apply, which means that you must provide the source code along with the software, and that anyone who receives it may freely modify or redistribute it under the terms of the AGPL

As quoted from Ray Carnes (https://www.odoo.com/nl_NL/forum/help-1/question/can-i-sell-an-odoo-module-53562)

The AGPL license does not forbid requiring payment for the distribution of AGPL covered software, however the full terms of the License continue to apply, which means that you must provide the source code along with the software, and that anyone who receives it may freely modify or redistribute it under the terms of the AGPL. For example, you cannot ask people who receive your modules not to re-distribute it, they may do so freely. 

Note: Keep in mind that selling copies of an Odoo Module is distribution, so this is not compatible with the "Private Use" exception granted by Odoo Enterprise.  Any modules written as '"Private Use"cannot be distributed.

In other words, since any module is a derivative work of an AGPL software product, the AGPL license applies to all modules - so the first person to buy your module can legally distribute it to anyone else - and you cannot legally prohibit this.

If you encounter any company selling Odoo modules, be sure they respect the license and understand this.  Companies that sell 'support'and 'services' related to modules are more successful that thoes that sell modules.

In Odoo V9 they will change from AGPLv3 to LGPLv3, which means there are more options for you to sell and distribute your app. There is a great topic about this here: https://www.odoo.com/nl_NL/forum/help-1/question/why-is-odoo-changing-their-license-from-agplv3-to-lgplv3-for-version-9-0-75453

Quoted from Stephen:

 Odoo announced that they will be changing their license for Odoo v9 fromAGPLv3 to LGPLv3.  The main difference is that now module developers do not have to provide source code for their modules to their customers allowing developers to have more control over their intellectual property.  (see Google doc for all of the changes).

These changes are schedule for Odoo v9 as long as Odoo can get all code contributors to agree to the change (2% of Odoo base code has been written by the Odoo Community).

0

Baiju

--Baiju--
3154
| 5 4 8
Kochi, India
--Baiju--
ODOO technical and functional

        I like learning new thing, especially technical thing. I am a quick learner, I can learn technical things very fast. I have good logical skill,  I have immense interest in programming.

e-mail id : baijuks@hotmail.com

Baiju
On 2/25/15, 12:40 AM

Hi,

You can submit your apps in this link :- https://apps.odoo.com/apps/upload/

you need to signed-in in your ODOO account to do this,, follow the instructions there.

 

Want to sell your own module ?

It is possible to sell your own module on our platform. You will get 70% of your modules revenues each month. To sell a module, you just have to add a price key in your module manifest like 'price': 49.99, for example. The price is expressed in EUR by default, but you can also express it in USD by adding 'currency': 'USD', to the manifest.

Hope this helps....

I have already done with my custom module as mentioned in your comment. But it does not come up as paid module in apps.

Biztech
on 2/25/15, 5:14 AM

@Biztech where does it show up then? Under the free versions? Perhaps you should drop an e-mail to info@odoo.com about this so they can verify this.

Yenthe
on 2/25/15, 7:22 AM

yes, it's showing as free.

Biztech
on 2/26/15, 12:35 AM

Your Answer

Please try to give a substantial answer. If you wanted to comment on the question or answer, just use the commenting tool. Please remember that you can always revise your answers - no need to answer the same question twice. Also, please don't forget to vote - it really helps to select the best questions and answers!

About This Community

This community is for professionals and enthusiasts of our products and services. Read Guidelines

Question tools

1 follower(s)

Stats

Asked: 2/24/15, 11:27 PM
Seen: 1282 times
Last updated: 3/16/15, 8:10 AM