Which edition fits your needs?

  • Community Edition: commercial-grade Python distribution ideal for community developers with open source projects
  • Business Edition: commercial-grade Python distribution, ideal for SMB and government with business critical applications
  • Enterprise Edition: enterprise-grade Python distribution, ideal for large enterprises with mission critical applications
  • OEM Edition: enterprise-grade Python distribution with redistribution rights for software & hardware

Community Edition

For community developers or non-production servers

  • ActiveState branded & pre-compiled
  • Latest versions for Windows, Linux, Mac OS X
  • Package Managers† (PyPM)
  • Community Support
  • License to use on non-production and internal servers

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Enterprise Edition

For larger implementations and mission-critical applications

Custom pricing
  • Includes all Business Edition features PLUS:
  • Unlimited phone/email support
  • 2-hour response time**
  • Design, development & best practices support
  • Support for older versions
  • 2 technical contacts
  • Quality assurance guarantee
  • Indemnification
  • Custom builds available

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OEM Licensing

For software, hardware, aerospace companies to redistribute

Custom pricing
  • License to bundle Community, Business, or Enterprise Edition WITH:
  • Royalty free redistribution license
  • Unlimited or small volume distribution options
  • Warranty of no GNU GPL licensing
  • Indemnification options

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† Module availability varies by version and operating system. Please see the PyPM client for current module availability, or contact ActiveState for further details.
* Business Edition support services include support for the build, installation, usage, configuration, and diagnosis dependent on ActiveState’s product life cycle.
** Enterprise Edition support resonse time guarantees: Critical - 2 bus.hrs, Severe - 4 bus.hrs, Minor - 1 bus. day