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Licensing

IP2Location offers several types of license. There are (a) Standard License for single computer internal use, (b) Site License for unlimited computers internal use, (c) Redistribution (SaaS / On-Premise) License for external use and (d) Web Service License for remote web service API.

Please refer to the following table for more information about licensing types and conditions.

(a) Standard License

If you plan to install IP2Location database or software in servers within one organization for internal use such as IP reporting to management or research, you should use this Standard License.

Database Products

Computer Type Licensing
Production Server
(Single/Multi-Core/Multi-CPU Processor/Virtualization/Instance/Node)
One License per Computer Installation
Backup/Hot Swap/Testing/Staging/Mirror Server
(Single/Multi-Core/Multi-CPU Processor/Virtualization/Instance/Node)
One License per Computer Installation
Desktop/Laptop/IoT/Virtual Machine/Container
(Single/Multi-Core/Multi-CPU Processor/Virtualization/Instance/Node)
One License per Computer Installation
Cloud/Distributed/Serverless Architecture
(Amazon Aurora, Google Cloud Spanner, Azure Cosmos DB ...)
Site License Required
Development/Testing Server No License Required if Development/Testing Server Removed Within 3-Month Period
OEM Integration/Redistribution Please Refer to Redistribution (On-Premise) License

(b) Site License

If you plan to install IP2Location or IP2Proxy database or software in more than 20 computers within your organization for internal use, you should consider to upgrade it to Site License because it is more cost-effective. The cost is fixed for any number of computer installation. The Site License is a must for cloud infrastructure with auto-scaling or serveless architecture. Please visit IP2Location Site License for shopping cart.

(c) Redistribution License

If you are deriving any commercial features or business activities using IP2Location database or IP2Proxy database or software, you will need to have Redistribution License for commercial use. We offer two types of Redistribution License that allows software developers to include our solutions within their own products for external use. With this license you can embed our database products within your own software program either as "SaaS" or "On-Premise" installation. The Saas Redistribution License is suitable for hosted service with unlimited number of end-users. The On-Premise Redistribution License is suitable for database installation in client server, available as prepaid number of licenses. Please visit IP2Location Redistribution License for a quotation.

For certain sectors including, but not limited to information security and advertising network, we will need you to acquire SaaS Redistribution License as the only licensing type we supported within your organization.

(d) Web Service License

We offer API license that allows remote queries to API hosted in our servers. The license fee is on a pay-per-use basis depending on API interface and data required. You can embed IP2Location API or IP2Proxy API within your own internal applications with this license. Please visit IP2Location Web Service and IP2Proxy Web Service for more information.

Standard vs. Site vs. Redistribution vs. Web Service License Comparison

Choose a right license for your projects based on comparison table below.

Annual Subscription
Internal Usage
External Usage
Unlimited Installation
Limited Installation
Database Non-Distributable
Data Redistributable
Standard
Site
Redistribution (SaaS)
Redistribution (On Premise)
Web Service