GitHub Pricing Plan & Cost Guide

GitHub

Social coding & collaborative development platform

4.76/5 (3,241 reviews)

GitHub Pricing

Starting from: $7.00/month

Pricing model: Free, Subscription

Free Trial: Available (No Credit Card required)

Developer: $7 per month

Team: $9 per user / month

Business:
$21 per user / month, Hosted on GitHub.com
$21 per user / month, GitHub Enterprise (Sold in packs of 10 users and billed annually.)

Free plans available.

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GitHub Pricing Reviews

Pros
  • Amazing code review/pull request features, amazing uptime, amazing integrations with lots of systems. Huge user-base and easy to navigate.Richard R.Read the full review
  • We do have integrated CI/CD pipelines with other software tools, so GitHub is an amazing choice to use as the best Source code repository tool with amazing features to integrate complex applications.Kamal G.Read the full review
  • I really enjoyed how accessible GitHub was, and how easy it was to learn. It is a great introduction to more enterprise levels of a Git Repository.Verified ReviewerRead the full review
Cons
  • Setting up the public/private key authentication can be tricky, but if you know what you are doing, it shouldn't be a problemAlso, I miss the 'blame' feature that Subversion had.Tom E.Read the full review
  • I hate the web interface and the difficult way to sync with a local client - The paths are confusing at times too.Max R.Read the full review
  • It needs internet to function which is a downside of the application. Without internet, it is useless as I cannot access any information stored on the website.Basu B.Read the full review
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25 reviewers had the following to say about GitHub's pricing:

Anonymous

The original (and still the best, or at least close to it) Git implementation out there!

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2018-06-07
Review Source: Capterra

Version control for a cheap price!

Pros
GitHub is very reasonably priced per user and doesn't limit the number of private repositories. As a small business but with many clients, this has allowed us to create a great number of repositories for projects across all of our clients. Even if you're just playing around with something, you can add it to GitHub without having to worry about additional costs or limits. Plus you can tie your personal account to a Team account and not have to remember multiple logins!

Cons
There is a steep learning curve to Git (the platform behind GitHub), but once you get used to it, it's actually quite nice. I do wish they had some better visualization of what's going on inside the repository to track commits/PRs/merges/etc. That would definitely make it easier for novices to understand. Also I wish that Gists could be handled a little differently in terms of access.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Anonymous

Best online version control system ever!

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2019-03-21
Review Source: Capterra

There are some alternatives but GitHub is a world vesion control system standard!

Pros
It's a standard this days. One place that allow you to publish your code, colaborete with another devloper, run company projects or even write a blog ;) It's reliable and secure.

Cons
Comercial pricing plans could be little cheaper.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Marco Iusi

Most used Web-based Git version control repository hosting service

Used weekly for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2017-12-06
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
Usable UI and integrated issue tracking. GitHub makes it easy to find open source projects and anyone can fork. Good point is the large community working on it. GitHub Enterprise is the on-premises version of GitHub.com with a lot of features more.

Cons
GitHub offers closed repositories only for premium users and the price is not so cheap. GitHub Enterprise is not cheap at all.

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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Tawan Silva

The best versioning of code that exists

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2018-12-18
Review Source: Capterra

I use GitHub to version my projects for 2 years and until then I never had a complication with their service, I find it very interesting how they work to optimize their service as much as possible

Pros
- Very easy to use. - It has a nice interface. - I can control all my commits from any branch in a simple way. - It is possible to organize tasks for my teams. "I use it every day, and it's helped me a lot since then.

Cons
- Although it is very complete, I miss an integration to monitor the branch's through their api - The price of a start-up developer account should be cheaper and more affordable.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Abhishek Gangrade

GitHub makes sharing code easy!

Used weekly for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2019-10-03
Review Source: Capterra

I think GitHub should be used by anyone with interest in sharing code with others.

Pros
I am passionate about sharing open-source code and GitHub has enabled me to facilitate this in a simple fashion!

Cons
There are no complaints about GitHub. I love how they value non-profits and making prices affordable!

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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Jorge Bastos

github nice but, I wish would cost less.

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2016-12-06
Review Source: Capterra

I use github almost on daily basis, as I develop a new project github helps to manager the project version while serving as a backup. I wish the project size militating was higher and the entry cost was lower. other than that I like and it is very reliable.

Pros
It works very well, and is very reliable

Cons
I wish it had a cheaper plan, I found the $7.00 to expensive for developers starting out.

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Likelihood to recommend: 6/10

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Danny Nguyen

A tool for developers

Used monthly for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2019-08-31
Review Source: Capterra

Overall my experience with GitHub is great, especially due to the fact we get a ton of features by being a student.

Pros
Easy to set up Very cheap price per month Free users have unlimited repositories Optionally there’s a student pack which offer free access to better tools

Cons
When sharing files, it may seem confusing to the less tech savvy internet users, I was definitely confused back when I first saw GitHub

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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Ryan Nielsen

Great Cloud Git Repos

Used occasionally for 2+ years
Reviewed 2019-03-29
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
Easy to use interface. Most open source projects use it. If you understand how to use Git, it's very easy to get started and start collaborating with a team.

Cons
It's not the cheapest option. Bitbucket is cheaper. However, its ubiquity makes it a great option if you have a team already familiar with it.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Muhammed Emin Güre

Makes collaboration efficient

Used daily for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2019-09-13
Review Source: Capterra

It made me comfortable joining a new team since I could view the entire development history.

Pros
Issue management, pull requests feature and UI for reviewing are great features. Especially with the new upgrade, links to source code of imported packages are revolutionary.

Cons
Price, price, price :( It is somehow expensive. But reasonable for corporates and mature startups. n

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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Anonymous

Github is the ultimate in social coding and open source development.

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2018-05-17
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
Github is the ultimate in collaborative and open source development. It is cheap, easily accessible and has a very wide user base.

Cons
Only premium users can access all of GitHub's repositories, and access to those can be expensive. Additionally, the restrictions on file size can get annoying.

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Likelihood to recommend: 8/10

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Sajid Zaman

Best code sharing repo in the market!

Reviewed 2016-12-05
Review Source: Capterra

We are currently using Github for a project being built by 3 developers simultaneously. It's a fantastic repo for keeping things streamlined. They could definitely work on the pricing and Bitbucket could be a cheaper alternative but it's not as verified as Github.

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Amitkumar Soni

Best code versioning tool to integrate in DevOps

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2018-09-22
Review Source: Capterra

We at my workplace are using Git for version controlling and tracking changes. We have configured TeamCity with Git for auto deploy features. The website is designed in such a way that it'll come handy to everyone.

Pros
Github allows us to store, share and maintain code for versioning, all free of cost. Price to create private repository is very little. Explore feature is also very good. We can see work done by other people if they've kept it public which I like as well.

Cons
Only thing I can think of right now is cost, in free version there should be some more usability benefits. Right now I can not afford licensed version for personal use.

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Likelihood to recommend: 7/10

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Anonymous

Not bad for a non coder to host website

Used monthly for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2019-09-17
Review Source: Capterra

Free and mostly smooth place to host static website created via Netifly.

Pros
No cost to host static html css for business website. Surprising to have a resource like this because hosting isn't cheap. I paired it w/ Netlify to setup my website.

Cons
Some things were a little difficult to understand for a non-programmer. Perhaps Github could have a "non-programmer" mode where some FYIs were shared.

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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Jamey M. Yates

This is a must have tool for any development team!

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2018-06-14
Review Source: GetApp

Pros
Working in a team as a developer can be a nightmare without the right tools. GitHub is essential in the development workflow and collaborative process. It's hard to believe that we were ever able to function without it.

Cons
The team pricing seems a bit slanted versus the individual pricing, but it's still a great value as invaluable a tool as it is.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Anonymous

I'm In Love

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2018-09-21
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
Not only is GitHub's pricing fair, but it offers so much value that the price seems almost too low. By far the best version control application out in the market that works for the Git technology. They have the biggest online community of developers behind them, and the support of many professionals. Keep track of progress, collaborate, and share knowledge all in one place.

Cons
I don't have much of negative to say about GitHub. Their service is great!

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Raghavendra Kulkarni

Software good but no flow for new user

Used occasionally for free trial
Reviewed 2019-09-29
Review Source: Capterra

Good but don't have option clear idea. It feels like standing infant of ocean and thinking from where to start?

Pros
Good community base and step by steps lesson feature to learn by doing. Good Security encryptions. Affordable pricing grid.

Cons
Less videos for how to start. It's true, most of the developer knows. But when situation comes to using it Don't know how to start. Main Reason, I personally feel is website does Not give any confidence booster video. For example, I was not aware about AWS Lightsail but I just watched intro video which gave me confidence as I can do it and Now I am using it everyday. Look and Feel and few website functionality improvement are required like no sticky header menu, you have to scroll from bottom to top to go to menu and change the page.

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Likelihood to recommend: 8/10

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Darian Rawson

The best. But not always the best choice for you.

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2018-05-08
Review Source: GetApp

Pros
Price has come down. Featureset is unparalleled. However, you maybe don't need all that. With the price coming down though you have less incentive to look elsewhere.

Cons
Used to be expensive, but the price has come down quite a bit. If you are only using private code repos, there may be better options still.

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Likelihood to recommend: 8/10

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Tulasiram Paruchuri

GitHub as repository for my personal and office source repository

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2019-02-03
Review Source: Software Advice

Pros
As a sophisticated user of github for last 5 years , having very positive opinion of its features to share code between multiple users and for me it also works like a dashboard to add and present my personal POC projects to the IT community . It’s issues feature is awesome as we have very aggressive user base who can help us with their solutions

Cons
Bit over priced when it comes to individual developments as it’s bit difficult to afford that much initially

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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Marcio Marinho

The de-facto repository

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2019-08-11
Review Source: Capterra

Never had any issues with other than the price being a bit excessive compared to the competition.

Pros
As it's the main host for Git, very good UI which is what sets it apart from other code repositories, you can be sure that most integrations will work with it as they tend to always favour it.

Cons
The pricing structure is not fantastic so it ends up being pretty expensive.

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Likelihood to recommend: 7/10

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Allison Bryant

GitHub

Used monthly for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2019-12-03
Review Source: Software Advice

I've used GitHub to maintain a single site - it's incredibly cheap and easy to use.

Pros
I appreciate how easy it is to incorporate multiple changes. I also enjoy how easy it is to come back to GitHub after substantial time away and be able to jump back in.

Cons
Honestly, there's not much I don't like about it. I use GitHub for a single, simple site, and it's pretty easy to maintain on that scale. Sometimes I'd run into features that I was sure if I was supposed to use, but in general, I've been extremely happy with it.

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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Justin Stallcup

Best GIT tool, hands down

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2018-10-09
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
Github is by far the best Version Management System, it is powerful and super easy to use; it's widespread helps with integrations as well

Cons
Pricing scheme could be a bit less expensive for smaller teams

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Juan Jose Ortiz del Toro

One of the best tools for versioning your code

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2019-09-24
Review Source: Capterra

Using branches per user and at the end merge to the main branch has given me more organized projects.

Pros
Github is well known in the community, So if you have a profile there your portfolio will have an extra star. You can have up to 5 private repos for free and that's cool if you wanna try it

Cons
The price is expensive comparing to the other tools in the market

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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Zac Liu

Github is the must for software development and data science

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2019-07-24
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
Easy to set up and manage the repository, teams, projects etc. Robust function of version control and code sharing.

Cons
Pricing: if you have a large team, the cost can add up fast...

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Zilvinas Krasauskas

Powerful version control, great for collaboration... most of the time.

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2018-07-30
Review Source: Capterra

GitHub allows our team to have proper version control and increases our productivity with its issue systems. Many engineers are used to Git so getting started was quite easy and it's affordable price made it easy to pick from the rest.

Pros
I first started using GitHub back when I was a Student, thus I qualified for the GitHub Education Pack. They offer free private repositories for students, as well as multiple other premium services from other products for free. This pack is what got me to commit to GitHub instead of other Git storage providers. I work with a small team of engineers, so we don't need any sort of additional issue tracking or project management products. GitHub provides repositories with an issue & task system. It works great, but there are a few features which would be a nice addition. It's quite simple but it gets the job done at no cost.

Cons
If you're just starting out and don't want to pay for private repositories - your only option is public ones. That is unless you get the education pack. GitHub doesn't provide you with any backups, and there are some limitations regarding file sizes and total repository size if you don't want to spend money.

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Likelihood to recommend: 8/10

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Anonymous

Best for Everyone

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2019-08-27
Review Source: Capterra

Overall Experience is good. Yeah, Some feature is behind the paywall but still some of them free.

Pros
1. Easy to use and go-tool. 2. Great Documentations. 3. Easy Backups. 4. Not for the Organizations also for the Individuals.

Cons
1. Pricing is the major. 2. Some of the Features not for Everyone. 3. Only organization can afford not for the individuals (for some features.)

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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