Which GitLab edition is right for you?

GitLab comes in two distributions: the Enterprise Edition and the Community Edition. We recommend you download and install GitLab Enterprise Edition, so if you want to in the future you can upgrade to a paid tier or add a subscription for paid features without having to reinstall GitLab.

Enterprise Edition

  • Take advantage of all of GitLab’s features
  • Free tier available*
  • Support**
  • Easily upgrade to paid tier in the future
Install GitLab Enterprise edition
* See our pricing page for features available on each tier
** Support available on paid tiers only

Community Edition

  • Open source
  • Free tier only
  • No support
  • Will need to migrate to Enterprise Edition to upgrade to a paid tier in the future
Install GitLab Community edition