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This question might seem a little silly but I was wondering what is the differences between and

I know the main differences like you can't edit a them file without paying for it, you might get some ads and you get a domain but what are the little features that make the difference.

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  • is web service.
  • is software product.

Think bus vs car. You can ride both, but bus is owned by someone else and what you can do with it is limited.

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The best answer is the one directly from the horse's mouth:

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yes I know that but what features do each other have that the others don't? – Benny Feb 15 '11 at 9:12
I'm not sure what more you're expecting, Benny. This answer is pretty much all you need to know. It's not a case of "features", it's more of a case of their purpose. – Kieran Senior Feb 15 '11 at 9:15
Most important difference for me is that if you download the .org version, you can edit your custom css in the package you install. (be it from or a third party installer from, etc) The other two, that you mention, well, for me are quite of important. An average/advanced user might prefer the downloadable version, while somebody with less control of technical issues would be better choosing the solution. – S.gfx Feb 15 '11 at 10:05

It's not easy to answer your question specifically as it's quite broadly asked. Probably the questions tagged are of use.

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