Azure RTOS pricing
Making embedded IoT development and connectivity easy
Azure RTOS is an easy-to-use, market-proven, comprehensive suite of multithreading facilities, middleware and Windows tools for developing embedded IoT applications including: ThreadX, NetX, NetX Duo, FileX, GUIX, GUIX Studio, USBX and TraceX.
No cost to test and explore the source code. The full source code for all Azure RTOS components is available on GitHub, allowing you to explore, develop, test, and adapt Azure RTOS to suit your needs.
Two ways to get an Azure RTOS license:
- The production licence is included automatically if you deploy to any of the pre-licensed microcontroller (MCU) or microprocessor (MPU) devices. A list of pre-licensed devices is available on GitHub.
- If you prefer to use a device in production that is not pre-licensed, licensing options are available directly from Microsoft. Please Azure RTOS Sales.
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Frequently asked questions
Yes. The full source code for all Azure RTOS components is available on GitHub. You may freely explore, develop, test, and adapt Azure RTOS to suit your pre-production needs. A licence is required to distribute or sell components and devices unless using Azure RTOS licensed hardware.
It depends. If you deploy to any of the pre-licensed devices that are listed at Github the production license is automatically included and you do not need to pay for any additional licensing. If you prefer to deploy to any other device, you must purchase a license from Microsoft.
For non-licensed MCU’s, MPU’s and other hardware, Microsoft offers a direct licensing programme. The pricing depends on the number of devices you plan to put into production on an annual basis. Please contact Azure RTOS Sales to purchase a license.
All 8 components are included in the license:
- Azure RTOS ThreadX
- Azure RTOS NetX
- Azure RTOS NetX Duo
- Azure RTOS FileX
- Azure RTOS GUIX
- Azure RTOS GUIX Studio
- Azure RTOS USBX
- Azure RTOS TraceX
Access to all available Azure RTOS certification artefacts is available for $30K USD. Please contact us here for any additional questions or to purchase a licence.
Azure Sphere customers are eligible to use Azure RTOS in production deployment for free. This only applies to customers using the MT3620 MCU-based Azure Sphere offering. Any use of Azure RTOS outside of Azure Sphere still requires licensed hardware or a license from Microsoft.