The AWS Free Tier enables you to gain free, hands-on experience with the AWS platform, products, and services.

 

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AWS Marketplace offers free and paid software products that run on the AWS Free Tier. If you qualify for the AWS Free Tier, you can use these products on an Amazon EC2 t2.micro instance for up to 750 hours per month and pay no additional charges for the Amazon EC2 instance (during the 12 months).

 

These free tier offers do not automatically expire at the end of your 12 month AWS Free Tier term and are available to all AWS customers.

  • 25 GB of Storage, 25 Units of Read Capacity and 25 Units of Write Capacity – enough to handle up to 200M requests per month with Amazon DynamoDB.**
  • The Your User Pool feature has a free tier of 50,000 MAUs each month**
  • The Federated Identities feature for authenticating users and generating unique identifiers is always free with Amazon Cognito**

Cognito also includes:

  • 10 GB of cloud sync storage. Expires 12 months after signup
  • 1,000,000 sync operations per month. Expires 12 months after signup

The Your User Pool feature is currently in Beta and you will not be charged for sending SMS messages for Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) and phone verification. However, separate pricing for sending SMS messages will apply after the conclusion of Beta period.

 

  • 5 active users per month**
  • 50 GB-month of storage per month**
  • 10,000 Git requests per month**
  • 10 Amazon Cloudwatch custom metrics, 10 alarms, and 1,000,000 API requests**
  • 5 GB of Log Data Ingestion**
  • 5 GB of Log Data Archive**
  • 3 Dashboards with up to 50 metrics each per month**
  • 100,000 traces recorded per month**
  • 1,000,000 traces scanned or retrieved per month**
  • 100 million free events per month**
  • 750 Hours of Amazon DMS Single-AZ dms.t2.micro instance usage**
  • 50 GB of included General Purpose (SSD) storage**
  • up to 100GB a month free*
  • up to $125 a month maximum charges**
  • Unlimited usage of Amazon Chime Basic**
  • 1,000 Amazon SWF workflow executions and a total of 10,000 activity tasks, signals, timers and markers, and 30,000 workflow-days.**
  • 20 minutes of SD transcoding or 10 minutes of HD transcoding**
  • 20,000 free requests per month**
  • 1,000,000 free requests per month**
  • Up to 3.2 million seconds of compute time per month**
  • 1 active pipeline per month**
  • Free one-time trial of 250 device minutes
  • 4,000 state transitions per month**
  • 62,000 Outbound Messages per month to any recipient when you call Amazon SES from an Amazon EC2 instance directly or through AWS Elastic Beanstalk.**
  • 1,000 Inbound Messages per month.**
  • 1 user, 1 GB of SPICE 
  • 100 build minutes per month of build.general1.small compute type usage**

These free tier offers are only available to new AWS customers, and are available for 12 months following your AWS sign-up date. When your 12 month free usage term expires or if your application use exceeds the tiers, you simply pay standard, pay-as-you-go service rates (see each service page for full pricing details). Restrictions apply; see offer terms for more details.

  • 750 hours of Amazon EC2 Linux t2.micro instance usage (1 GiB of memory and 32-bit and 64-bit platform support) – enough hours to run continuously each month*
  • 750 hours of Amazon EC2 Microsoft Windows Server† t2.micro instance usage (1 GiB of memory and 32-bit and 64-bit platform support) – enough hours to run continuously each month*
  • 750 hours of an Elastic Load Balancer shared between Classic and Application load balancers, 15 GB data processing for Classic load balancers, and 15 LCUs for Application load balancers*
  • 30 GB of Amazon Elastic Block Storage in any combination of General Purpose (SSD) or Magnetic, plus 2 million I/Os (with EBS Magnetic) and 1 GB of snapshot storage*
  • 500 MB-month of Amazon EC2 Container Registry storage for new customers*
  • 5 GB of Amazon S3 standard storage, 20,000 Get Requests, and 2,000 Put Requests*
  • 750 hours of Amazon RDS Single-AZ db.t2.micro Instances,for running MySQL, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, Oracle BYOL or SQL Server (running SQL Server Express Edition) – enough hours to run a DB Instance continuously each month*
  • 20 GB of database storage, in any combination of RDS General Purpose (SSD) or Magnetic storage
  • 10 million I/Os (for use with RDS Magnetic storage; I/Os on RDS General Purpose (SSD) storage are not separately billed)
  • 20 GB of backup storage for your automated database backups and any user-initiated DB Snapshots
  • 1GB of storage per month*
  • 10,000 write requests per month*
  • 100,000 read requests per month*
  • 125 hours per month of Amazon GameLift c3.large.gamelift instance usage*
  • 50 GB EBS General Purpose (SSD) storage*
  • 15 GB of bandwidth out aggregated across all AWS services*
  • 3 low frequency preconditions running on AWS per month*
  • 5 low frequency activities running on AWS per month*
  • 750 hours of Amazon ElastiCache cache.t2micro Node usage - enough hours to run continuously each month.*
  • 20 free hours per month*
  • 1 Million API Calls per month*
  • 750 hours per month of a single-AZ t2.micro.elasticsearch instance or t2.small.elasticsearch instance*
  • 10GB per month of optional EBS storage (Magnetic or General Purpose)*
  • 5,000 free targeted users per month*
  • 1,000,000 free push notifications per month*
  • 100,000,000 events per month*
  • 10 nodes per month*
  • 250,000 messages (published or delivered) per month*

* These free tier offers are only available to new AWS customers, and are available for 12 months following your AWS sign-up date. When your 12 month free usage term expires or if your application use exceeds the tiers, you simply pay standard, pay-as-you-go service rates (see each service page for full pricing details). Restrictions apply; see offer terms for more details.

** These free tier offers do not automatically expire at the end of your 12 month AWS Free Tier term, but are available to both existing and new AWS customers indefinitely.

† The following Windows variants are not eligible for the free tier: Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 with SQL Server Web, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 with SQL Server Standard, Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 64-bit for Cluster Instances and Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 SQL Server 64-bit for Cluster Instances.

The Amazon AWS Free Tier applies to participating services across our global regions. Your free usage under the AWS Free Tier is calculated each month across all regions and automatically applied to your bill – free usage does not accumulate. The AWS Free Tier is not available in the China (Beijing) region at this time.