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usedSoft: Your reliable used software pioneer

With usedSoft, you can easily save money when buying software. We offer used licences that are up to 50 % cheaper than buying new. And the best thing about it: Because software does not wear out, the quality remains the same – used as new. We were the first B2B provider in Europe to launch our business idea for pre-owned software licences in 2003. Today, we are not only one of the leading European providers, but also have an award-winning online shop.

Our philosophy? Attractive prices, professional and easy handling, best service, fast delivery and absolute reliability. With these values, we have already convinced more than 17,500 customers! The buyers of used software are companies of all sizes, public authorities and public institutions, but also software dealers and system houses. Our references speak for themselves!

Used software since 2003

usedSoft is the pioneer for second-hand software and has brought the business idea to market maturity in Europe. No wonder that our team knows its way around. If you have any questions, we will be happy to help you.

Award-winning online shop

Our online shop is verified by the EHI Retail Institute, ISO-certified and awarded by the trade journal “manage it”. Criteria included usability, pricing and customer-friendly processes.

Convinced customers

Companies, authorities, dealers: Satisfied customers of usedSoft can be found in almost every branch of industry. Our references speak for themselves!

A selection of our customers

Our management

Johannes Jäger, Geschäftsführer usedSoft Deutschland

Johannes Jäger
Managing Director, usedSoft Deutschland GmbH

Johannes Jäger has many years of international experience in management and sales. Before becoming Managing Director at usedSoft, he was Commercial and Technical Sales Manager at Schniewindt GmbH & Co.KG, the leading manufacturer of electrical heating technology. Among other things, he was responsible for the strategic orientation of sales, the development of the sales network and the development of new sales markets as well as an online shop. Previously, Jäger worked for Schniewindt as General Manager of the Chinese location in Shanghai. Jäger studied engineering and also has an MBA in business administration.

Michael Aufderheide, CEO usedSoft

Michael Aufderheide
CEO, usedSoft Holding AG

Michael Aufderheide has more than ten years of experience in trading with used software. After he joined usedSoft in 2011, he played a decisive role in establishing and expanding the company and the used software market. Among other things, he was already responsible for the development of the webshop in 2013. Aufderheide was initially Head of Finance & Controlling and Head of IT. Since 2015, he has been part of the management as CFO / COO of the usedSoft Group; since 2023 he is CEO. The trained industrial clerk graduated from the TU Dortmund University with a degree in logistics. Before joining usedSoft, he worked for Thyssen Krupp Steel and Thyssen Krupp Uhde.

Join our usedSoft team!

We are always looking for motivated colleagues who would like to contribute their skills and ideas to our team. Especially sales professionals who want to grow with us are always welcome.

For all information on unsolicited applications and current job offers go to our page Career.


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