Using the GUI
Dotfuscator Community Edition (Dotfuscator CE) offers many application protection and hardening features immediately to all developers using Microsoft Visual Studio. However, there are more features available to users who upgrade their version of Dotfuscator.
Registered users of Dotfuscator CE get access to additional features, such as command line support, which makes it easy to integrate Dotfuscator CE into your automated build process.
Registration is quick, simple, and free of charge. To register Dotfuscator CE, see the Registering Dotfuscator CE section on the Getting Started page.
While Dotfuscator Community Edition provides a basic level of protection, PreEmptive Protection - Dotfuscator Professional Edition includes enhanced obfuscation transforms and protection capabilities. These include:
Dotfuscator Professional is the industry standard .NET Obfuscator and is suitable for enterprise developers requiring ongoing support, maintenance, and product updates. Additionally, Dotfuscator Professional offers tighter integration with Visual Studio and is licensed for commercial use.
For more information on the advanced application protection features of Dotfuscator Professional, please visit our Dotfuscator Overview page and compare it to Community Edition. Fully-supported trials are available on request at preemptive.com.