Gemfast is available to use for free with a limited feature set. To use the free version, [download and install the product following the documentation](/docs/install and start the server without providing a license key.
The free version of Gemfast supports:
- Private Gem Hosting
- Automatic HTTPS
Gemfast licenses are available as an annual subscription. Buying a license enables all features of Gemfast for production use. It is recommended that you purchase any licenses using a group email account so the license is not attached to any one employee’s email address. Your subscription will automatically renew every year.