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I'm thinking of recording a couple of coding tutorials on Youtube. I wonder if I can use free (e.g. codepen) and purchased software (e.g. Visual Studio) in those videos without risking to run into licensing issues. And does it make a difference if those videos would be used for monetization purposes later on?

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    How will that software feature in your video's? Do you explain how to use the software, or is it merely shown as "I need a text editor to show the code itself and this has proper syntax highlighting"? That can play a role in if you could qualify for a Fair Use exemption. Sep 22 '20 at 14:10
  • Commercial, and monetisation is irrelevant: Read the free-software and open-source definitions.(the free-software definition is the easier to understand, and they both say mostly the same thing) Sep 24 '20 at 21:38

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