We are sad to announce the death of our founder, Peter Schneider. He passed away due to serious illness at the age of 67. This loss saddens us and we are grateful for our time together. His courage, his drive and ideas will remain unforgotten to all who knew him.

Peter Schneider is the father of the European used software trade and laid its foundation when he founded usedSoft in 2003. Thanks to his vision, energy and assertiveness, not only our nearly 17,500 customers save money when buying software today. This will also continue to be the case in the future: In the spirit of Peter Schneider, we will remain your reliable partner for used software.

We will continue to honour his life's work.

13. June 2022
Used software pioneer Peter Schneider has died

Only a few days ago, Peter Schneider, the founder of the international software trading group, usedSoft, passed away due to serious illness. His family announced this today. He had reached the age of 67. Peter Schneider founded the company usedSoft in 2003 and managed it since then. In so doing, he laid the foundation for […]

15. February 2022
Used software: 2019 versions in the fast lane

The 2019 versions of Microsoft Office applications and servers were bought more frequently than their previous versions for the first time last year. This was announced today by the European used software supplier usedSoft. The best-selling software was “Office 2019 Standard”. The sales figures for “Windows Server 2019” and the associated RDS CALs (Client Access […]

6. December 2021
Six tips for buying secondhand software

Buying secondhand licences is not only particularly inexpensive, but if you use a professional provider, it’s also just as easy, fast and secure as buying them new. Those who prefer to buy new software because they’re not properly up-to-date about secondhand licences will end up spending more money than they need to. The following six […]