How to Buy

Perforce offers several licensing options including free, starter packs, annual subscription, and perpetual use. Have a look at your options by selecting the appropriate category below.

20/20 Program: Free for Up to 20 Users

Perforce version management and collaboration solutions are free for up to 20 users. Download here.

Starter Pack: 20 Users at 50% Off

Our Starter Pack lets new customers buy Perforce perpetual use licenses at a 50% discount. It includes premium technical support and free duplicate and background licenses to use for automated processes. At $8,900, the 20-User Starter Pack is an affordable way for users of our free 20/20 edition to get unlimited workspaces/files. Limit one Starter Pack per new customer.

12-month Subscription

Our annual subscription pricing includes software  upgrades and technical support. Benefits include a lower annual cost per user and no long-term commitment.

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Pricing Tier Total Fee
Users 1-50 $320 per user
Users 51-100 $300 per user
Users 101-250 $280 per user
Users 251-500 $250 per user
Users 501-1,000 $230 per user

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* Minimum 12-month subscription.

Perpetual Use

Pay a one-time license fee and retain the use of the Perforce licenses in perpetuity. Our prices are based on the cumulative number of licenses purchased. Support & maintenance fees are tiered, reducing the per-user cost for higher numbers of users.

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Pricing Tier License Fee
Per User
Support &
Maintenance*
Users 1-50 $720 per user $170 per user
Users 51-100 $700 per user $170 per user
Users 101-250 $650 per user $170 per user
Users 251-500 $600 per user $140 per user
Users 501-1,000 $540 per user $115 per user

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*New Perforce customers are required to purchase a license with technical support for their first 12 months.

Perforce Commons

Customers who want to use only Perforce Commons can take advantage of our low 12-month subscription pricing. These fees include software upgrades and technical support.

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Pricing Tier Annual Fee
Users 1-20 $150 per user
Users 21-50 $130 per user
Users 51-100 $115 per user
Users 101-250 $110 per user
Users 251-500 $100 per user
Users 501-1,000 $90 per user
Users 1,001-2,500 $80 per user
Users 2,501-5,000 $75 per user
Users 5,001-7,500 $65 per user
Users 7,501+ $60 per user

* Minimum 12-month subscription.

Perforce Technical Support Plans and Pricing

New Perforce customers are required to purchase a license with technical support for their first 12 months. The following support plans are available with a Perforce license:

Standard Support »

The Standard Support plan includes software upgrades, license maintenance, and unlimited access to technical support.

24x7 Critical Care »

For around-the-clock support, 24x7 Critical Care offers production-down emergency care as a supplement to our Standard Support Plans.

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Enterprise License Agreement

For customers who desire a more strategic vendor relationship, Perforce offers an extended commitment for the supply of software, technical support, software maintenance, value added services and consulting. Benefits include additional volume discounts and cost savings, simplified license management and consistent pricing for the entire period of the agreement.

For more information or to see if an Enterprise License Agreement is right for your company, please email your Sales Account Manager directly, or contact us.