Jim Barry of ESRI writes “We are sorry to report that free copies of MapObjects software are no longer available for evaluation.”
ESRI highly recommends that you consider using ArcGIS Engine if you want to use embeddable mapping and GIS components in your application’s design. The easiest and least expensive way to get the ArcGIS Engine developer kit is to subscribe to the ESRI Developer Network. More information here:
Great product from ESRI finally ends in peace. I love MapObjects!