jqGrid is not free?

I'm new at my job and looking at the project, the previous developer who's not with the company anymore has used jqGrid. When I open the js file, I see this so we have version 5.2.0

I went to this site and the latest version is 5.3 http://www.trirand.com/blog/?page_id=6

But, looks like jqGrid is not free for commercial. Maybe ex-developer paid for it, not sure...but is jqGrid's 5.3 free?

/**
*
* @license Guriddo jqGrid JS - v5.2.0 - 2016-11-21
* Copyright(c) 2008, Tony Tomov, tony@trirand.com
* 
* License: http://guriddo.net/?page_id=103334
*/

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Bill PrewIT / Software Engineering ConsultantCommented:
As mentioned in the links below, it's only free in certain "non-commercial" settings.


You can use our software for free under the non-commercial license when you are:
>>> A student, university or a public school
>>> A non-profit organisation
>>> Developing and testing applications using Guriddo jqGrid/Suito

Source editing is allowed.

Governmental entities are not covered by the non-commercial license.


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CamilliaAuthor Commented:
Thanks, I have to check with my manager then and make sure we have a license.
CamilliaAuthor Commented:
this is free, correct? jQuery Datatable? https://datatables.net/
Bill PrewIT / Software Engineering ConsultantCommented:
Does appear to be, although they do offer some paid support options.

DataTables is free open source software, available under the MIT license, and you are free to download it and use as you see fit.



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