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Difference between Mathematica and Mathematica Home Edition?

Difference between Mathematica and Mathematica Home Edition?

I cannot figure out the difference between Mathematica and Mathematica Home Edition. Is it the case that Home Edition is less powerful or is it the case that Home Edition has limited use (non-commercial, etc.)? If it is less powerful, what doesn't it have?

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Guest [Entry]

"From their website FAQ -

General

Q: Is Mathematica Home Edition for anyone using Mathematica at home?

Yes. For years, people have been excited about using Mathematica to ""play"" or to pursue serious research outside of their commercial or academic jobs. Now Mathematica Home Edition provides an inexpensive version of Mathematica for those who want to use its powerful technology to explore their ideas. For those who want to integrate Mathematica into their teaching, research, or work, Mathematica Professional is always available.

Technology and Capabilities

Q: How is Mathematica Home Edition different from the professional version of Mathematica?

Mathematica Home Edition is a fully functional version of Mathematica Professional with the same features."
Guest [Entry]

I found a comparison of the different editions here: http://www.wolfram.com/mathematica/how-to-buy/industry-individuals.html . According to that, there are only few limitations, namely a lower number of parallel computing kernels and less Wolfram|Alpha API calls per day.