The SoftMeter Pro is for software development companies and independent developers who:
- want to benefit from all the features of SoftMeter, without the limits of the free edition,
- want to have better ownership of the components they use,
- want fast support and priority in their suggestions for improvement, or
- simply wish to support this project.
Free vs Pro comparison
Features, limitations and pricing might change over time, without prior notice.
|Free edition||Pro subscription||Pro perpetual|
|SoftMeter API||The SoftMeter API is the same for all editions.|
|Application analytics implementation||The implementation is the same for all editions.|
|License activation||No registration is needed. You can download the library, link it with your software, publish your software and start seeing the usage statistics of your application.||You will get a subscription ID to enable your PRO license when calling the library.
At the computers of your end users, your PRO subscription will be activated typically in 24 hours.
|You will get a PIN code to enable your PRO license when calling the library.|
|"Call home" hits||Yes.
Sends "call home" hits to StarMessage's Google Analytics property
Sends hits only to your (the developer's) Google Analytics property.
|Supported Google Analytics hit types||
|Hits number limit per session (per program run)||3||300|
|Common reported data||
|Real time application usage dashboards||Yes|
|Data history of application usage reports||No limits imposed by SoftMeter.
(Data history is the same as the Google Analytics data retention)
|License terms specific to the edition||See "Free" section||See "Pro subscription" section||See "Pro perpetual" section|
||SoftMeter is designed as a free or low-cost solution to your software usage analytics needs. We offer a free and a low-cost edition so that even independent developers can afford it. As SoftMeter is a relatively new library, we are currently offering an "early bird" discount.|
Please see the donation options
|The annual fee is at only $99.
Buy now a PRO subscription at an "early bird" price of just $69/year.
|Order now to benefit from the "early bird" price of $995.
- When ordering the Pro edition you must specify your Google Analytics account number (the 'xxxxxx' part described below).
- Format of Google Analytics property ID:
UA-xxxxxx-y is the complete Google Analytics property ID. xxxxxx is the Google Analytics account number. The license covers this number and all Properties beneath it. y is the Google Analytics Property number (you can have up to 20 properties under one account).