Keep using popular products for free

Upgrade to pay-as-you-go to keep going on Azure with 12 months of free products. Also, get 25 additional products that always include free amounts—beyond your first year. Pay only for what you use beyond the free amounts.

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Which products are free for 12 months?

These popular products are free each month for 12 months

Linux Virtual Machines

COMPUTE

750 hours

B1S VM

Create Linux virtual machines with on-demand capacity in seconds.

Windows Virtual Machines

COMPUTE

750 hours

B1S VM

Create Windows virtual machines with on-demand capacity in seconds.

Managed Disks

STORAGE

64 GB x 2

2 P6 SDDs

Get premium, secured disk storage for Azure Virtual Machines with simplified management.

Blob Storage

STORAGE

5 GB

LRS hot block

Use massively scalable object storage for any type of unstructured data.

File Storage

STORAGE

5 GB

LRS File Storage

Migrate to simple, distributed, cross-platform file storage without changing code.

SQL Database

DATABASES

250 GB

Create a SQL Database that delivers intelligence built-in.

Azure Cosmos DB

DATABASES

5 GB

400 requests units

Build and scale your application with a globally distributed, multi-model database service.

Bandwidth (Data Transfer)

NETWORKING

15 GB

outbound

Transfer data inbound and outbound through our robust network of global data centers.

Text Analytics NEW

AI + MACHINE LEARNING

5,000 transactions

S tier

Extract information such as sentiment, key phrases, named entities and language from your text.

Anomaly Detector NEW

AI + MACHINE LEARNING

20,000 transactions

S0 tier

Detect anomalies in data to quickly identify and troubleshoot issues.

Form Recogniser NEW

AI + MACHINE LEARNING

500 pages

S0 tier

Automate the extraction of text, key/value pairs and tables from your documents.

Ink Recogniser NEW

AI + MACHINE LEARNING

2,000 transactions

S0 tier

Recognise digital ink content, such as handwriting, shapes and document layout.

Personaliser NEW

AI + MACHINE LEARNING

50,000 transactions

S0 tier

Deliver rich, personalised experiences for every user.

Content Moderator NEW

AI + MACHINE LEARNING

10,000 transactions

S0 tier

Moderate text and images to provide a safer, more positive user experience.

Custom Vision NEW

AI + MACHINE LEARNING

10,000 predictions

S0 tier

Easily customise computer vision models for your unique use case.

Computer Vision NEW

AI + MACHINE LEARNING

5,000 transactions

S1 tier

Extract rich information from images to categorise and process visual data.

Language Understanding NEW

AI + MACHINE LEARNING

10,000 text request transactions

S0 tier

Build natural language understanding into apps, bots and IoT devices.

QnA Maker NEW

AI + MACHINE LEARNING

3 days

S0 tier

Create a conversational question-and-answer bot from your existing content.

Face NEW

AI + MACHINE LEARNING

30,000 transactions

S0 tier

Detect and identify people and emotions in images.

Translator Text NEW

AI + MACHINE LEARNING

20,00,000 characters

S0 tier

Add real-time, multi-language text translation to your apps, website and tools.

Active Directory

IDENTITY

5,00,000

objects

Enable one-click sign-in to any cloud or on-premises web app for secured identity and access management.

Machine Learning Studio

ANALYTICS

100

modules per experiment

Build powerful, cloud-based machine learning applications.

Microsoft IoT Hub

INTERNET OF THINGS

8,000

messages per day

Connect, monitor and manage billions of IoT assets.

Machine Learning

AI + MACHINE LEARNING

Free

Workspaces

Get started with a free workspace. Only pay for the Azure resources you consume when training your models.

Which products are always free?

These products—including serverless, containers and artificial intelligence—are always free

App Service

COMPUTE

10

web, mobile or API apps

Quickly create powerful apps for any platform or device using your choice of tools including Node.js and PHP.

Functions

COMPUTE

10,00,000

requests per month

Process events with a serverless code architecture.

Event Grid

INTEGRATION

1,00,000

operations per month

Get reliable event delivery at massive scale.

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

AI + MACHINE LEARNING

Free

Deploy and manage containers using the tools you choose.

DevTest Labs

DEVELOPER TOOLS

Free

Enable fast, easy and lean dev-test environments.

Active Directory B2C

IDENTITY

50,000

authentications per month

Enable customer identity and access management in the cloud.