MSDNAA is application download service, which provides free microsoft applications for students to develope their skills with microsoft tools.
All students and personnel of department of information technology. It doesn't matter if you need software at courses or not.
Every software listed at MSDNAA download service are free to download.
You can use download service as long you are student. When you graduate, you can continue to use software with same rules than during your study.
Yes, you can donwload anything during your studies and continue to use them after you finish your studies.
No, you are not allowed to download more software from MSDNAA download service after you have graduated. Better to download all you need before you finish your studies.
You can use them for noncommercial study, teaching and research. (exception: mobile development tools)
Sure, you can make money with it. But remember that first you have to buy commercial versions of tools used your project. Less than 3 year old company started by students can join to Bizspark program and can get commercial versions for free.
Yes, for that this program is meant, remember that license is personal.
Office use differs from other tools, students can get it with discount from www.huippuedullinen.fi address.
All schools have same selection of software available, but local administrators might have allowed limited subset for downloading. You can always ask from your local MSDNAA admin to provide more software if needed.
You need windows environment for MS software development tools. You can either install windows environment for your mac as dual boot system or install virtual machine application to run windows enveronment.
This is exception to noncommercial rules. Phone development tools are free anyway. You can get your developer account for free from address http://developer.windowsphone.com with same account you used at www.dreamspark.com service. At dreamspark your account can be verified as student account.
You can find it fron following address: