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stevenkossor
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General questions

I have a few questions that apparently were asked in 2018 or earlier, and am seeking modern answers since it appeared that the answers from 2018 and earlier suggested probable future changes....

1.  Can Power Apps be shared with external users (sold commercially)?

2.  Is there any limit on the number of sales/users?

3.  Is there any place where a developer of a Power App based on a MS Word template with Excel integration can go for help?

4.  Can a Power App be used as a standalone desktop app, or are they only used for smartphones?

 

Thanks!

Hopeful for a response sooner than later!

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Pstork1
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1. Yes, they can be shared with external users, but the users must have an appropriate Power Apps license from either your tenant or theirs.  So they aren't normally sold commercially.  Share a canvas app with guest users (contains video) - Power Apps | Microsoft Docs

2. See #1. The licenses required would be the limiting factor.

3. These forums would be the best place to start.

4. Yes, you can run a Power App on either a mobile device or a desktop.  But the device needs a connection to the internet since Power Apps is a cloud application. But there is a desktop client available or they can be run from a browser.

 

But I suspect you are asking whether Power apps is the right tool to use to build an independent app that you can sell directly to customers.  For a variety of reasons that isn't a good fit for Power Apps.



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Pstork1
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Dual Super User

1. Yes, they can be shared with external users, but the users must have an appropriate Power Apps license from either your tenant or theirs.  So they aren't normally sold commercially.  Share a canvas app with guest users (contains video) - Power Apps | Microsoft Docs

2. See #1. The licenses required would be the limiting factor.

3. These forums would be the best place to start.

4. Yes, you can run a Power App on either a mobile device or a desktop.  But the device needs a connection to the internet since Power Apps is a cloud application. But there is a desktop client available or they can be run from a browser.

 

But I suspect you are asking whether Power apps is the right tool to use to build an independent app that you can sell directly to customers.  For a variety of reasons that isn't a good fit for Power Apps.



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