For example, the plugin fluorescence.py is a very small tool that adds a choice in the "Options" menu of IDA to highlight call instructions. It is supposed to work upon dropping it into the plugins directory. Do such plugins only work on IDA Pro or can they be used with the free version?

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    I am not trying to be rude, but did you try it yourself? – Dominik Antal Mar 7 '18 at 18:58
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    try it and post the answer – Igor Skochinsky Mar 7 '18 at 20:06
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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because not only has the OP not even bothered to try it out himself first, but also did not even mention the IDA version that he's interested in. – TechLord Mar 8 '18 at 0:20
  • iirw imho op is interested to run it in ida free – blabb Mar 8 '18 at 3:59

No, most plugins don't work, without hacks, with the freeware version because various exported functions (like callui) are either renamed or deleted.

  • Nice to know. No explicit mention that on the download page, and nothing in the Help file under Plugin modules. – Laurie Stearn Apr 6 '18 at 5:46
  • AFAIK IDA plugins generally work (if used with a supported SDK version, recall IDA free is usually a few steps back). The issue with IDAPython is that the plugin itself is not included in the download, but should work if somehow made available. – NirIzr Jul 27 '18 at 1:01

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