How are Azure Marketplace subscriptions priced?

Pricing will vary based on product types and publisher specifications. Software license fees and Azure usage costs are charged separately through your Azure subscription. Pricing models include:

  • BYOL Model: Bring-your-own-license. When you obtain a software license for use on Azure Marketplace directly from the publisher or a reseller, you will not be charged any additional software-related fees for use.
  • Free: Free SKU. You are not charged software license fees for use of the offering.
  • Free Software Trial: An offer that is promotionally free for a limited period of time. You will not be charged the publisher’s software license fees for use of the offering through a trial period. Upon expiration of the trial period, you will automatically be charged based on standard rates for use of the offering.
  • Usage-Based: You are charged or billed based on the extent of your use of the offering. For Virtual Machines Images, you are charged an hourly Azure Marketplace fee. For Developer services, and API, you are charged per unit of measurement as defined by the offering.
  • Monthly Fee: You are charged or billed a fixed monthly fee for a subscription to the offering (from date of subscription start for that particular plan). The monthly fee may be prorated for mid-month cancellations or unused services.

Offer specific pricing details can be found on the solution details page on or within the Microsoft Azure Management portal.

Note: except for monthly fees, Azure usage charges are applicable to all pricing models unless otherwise stated.

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