Xojo For Educators

Xojo is the the best kept secret of developers around the world and now we’re making it easier for teachers with the free Xojo Educational license. Xojo is an integrated development environment (IDE) and an object-oriented programming language and it makes an excellent introduction to programming. We’re offering this license to empower educators of all kinds, whether they teach in a traditional classrooms, adult education programs or clubs. Teach universal programming concepts that apply to Xojo and nearly all programming languages.

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Students can use Xojo for free, too.

Xojo is free to download and to use for development and learning, for everyone. Teachers and students can download Xojo to as many computers as they want at home or in the classroom. Teachers can activate their license on 3 computers in order to build apps, while students can use the free Xojo IDE to develop, run and debug their projects. Whether you teach on Windows, Mac or Linux, the Xojo IDE is cross-platform so you can code on your platform of choice, and so can your students.

Free technical support via email is included with the Educational license and access to the Xojo Forum is free for everyone. Apps compiled with Xojo are native, stand-alone and yours forever.


  • Learn from the documentation, hundreds of example projects, tutorials and videos on our YouTube channel.

Xojo Programming Textbook

  • We offer a free textbook and Teacher's Guide that introduces the basic concepts of object-oriented programming.

GitHub Student Pack

  • Students can get a free Xojo Desktop license from the GitHub Student Developer Pack along with other programming tools.

Still not sure Xojo is right for your classroom? Email us directly with any questions at hello@xojo.com.

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The Educators license is available for free to Educators upon verification. The license is NFR (not for resale) and can only be used for education, not to produce commercial applications.

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