How to Buy

Perforce offers both perpetual and subscription-based licensing models.

Pricing Information

For pricing options, please Request a Quote or contact a Perforce account representative directly via one of the contact methods listed below:


North America: +1 510-864-7400
United Kingdom: +44 (0) 1189 771020
Australia: +61 2 8912-4600

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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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 provide you with technical support and access to upgrades.

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Free for Small Teams: Up to 5 Free

Perforce Helix SCM and content collaboration solutions are free for up to 5 users. Download here.

Language Packs: Korean, Japanese and Simplified Chinese

The Helix Versioning Engine, Helix P4V and Helix Swarm are available in Korean, Japanese and Simplified Chinese. Local, in-language Support & Maintenance provided by Perforce partners is available for each Language Pack. Active Perforce Helix licenses are required before the addition of a Language Pack. Each Language Pack is sold separately. Pricing of Perforce Helix, supplementary Language Packs and in-language Support & Maintenance is tiered based on the number of users.

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Perforce Technical Support Plans and Pricing

Customers who purchase a technical support plan have access to the Perforce Technical Support team via email, phone, or chat. The plan also allows customers to make server changes and other licensing requests, without cost.

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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See Details on Our Maintenance Support Policy »

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.