Comparison of Free, Pro, and Enterprise Modes of PDQ Deploy and Inventory


PDQ Deploy

Features Free Mode Pro Mode Enterprise
Deploy Applications and Patches Yes! Yes! Yes!
Works with MSI, EXE, Batch, and more. Yes! Yes! Yes!
Deploy PowerShell & VB Script Yes! Yes! Yes!
Deploy to PDQ Inventory, Spiceworks, AD Yes! Yes! Yes!
Printing and Reports 4 Yes!* Yes!* Yes!
Package Library Access 1 Yes! Yes!
Schedule Deployments Yes! Yes!
Create Multiple Step and Chained (Nested) Packages Yes! Yes!
Integrate with Custom Tools & Scripts Yes! Yes!
Set Automatic Inventory Scan After Deployments  Yes! Yes!
Throttle Bandwidth Yes! Yes!
Status Email After Deployments Yes! Yes!
Wake-On-LAN 2 & Heartbeat Schedule 2 Yes! Yes!
Setup Recurring Deployments Yes! Yes!
Independent Schedules Yes! Yes!
Full access to Package Library (See list) 3 Yes!
Auto Deployment of Library Packages Yes!
Retry Queue Yes!
Share Packages (Requires multi-admin license) Yes!
1 Trial mode has limited access.
2 Requires PDQ Inventory Pro Mode
3 Includes past versions of applications.
4 Some features require Pro or Enterprise Mode

PDQ Deploy Pro

In addition to all the features of Free Mode, Pro mode provides the following:

PDQ Inventory Pro

In addition to all the features of Free mode, Pro mode provides the following:

  • Schedule your inventory scans
  • Uninstall Software
  • Customize your scans with Scan Profiles
  • Registry scanning
  • File scanning
  • Save Reports
  • Distributed Wake-On-LAN
  • 3rd Party Tool Integration
  • Active Directory Syncing
  • Scanning for Windows Task Schedules as defined using Task Scheduler

Deploy Enterprise

PDQ Deploy Enterprise has all the features of Pro, plus the following:

Inventory Enterprise

PDQ Inventory Enterprise has all the features of Pro, plus the following:

Installing Your License

PDQ Deploy Pro & Enterprise License KeyTo unlock Pro and Enterprise features you need to provide a license key. There is nothing new to install.
Get a trial or full (paid) key. After you obtain your key, go to File > Preferences > License and copy/paste the key to activate pro mode features.Note: The Enterprise trial version of Deploy is limited to three packages from the Package Library.