Plans and Pricing

We offer a variety of plans to suit your needs, whether you’re just getting started or looking for enterprise-grade solutions.


Looking for the complete details on ReadMe's paid plans and pricing?

Head to our Pricing or Enterprise pages for a full list of features available on each plan!


If you're looking to find the ideal plan for your documentation needs, you're in the right spot. Let's dive into the options and features that make our plans as unique as your project. 🚀

Payment Plans

Annual vs. Monthly Billing

Choose what suits you best: our more flexible monthly billing or the annual option that comes with a neat discount. It's all about giving you options that fit your project's timeline and budget.

ACH Payments

For those who prefer a streamlined approach to payments, we offer the option for ACH payments.

Billing Security with MFA

Security is a top priority, and we accommodate cards that require Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). This means that every transaction is double-checked and verified by the issuing bank, adding an extra layer of security to comply with local regulations.

Exploring Our Plans

Discover the perfect ReadMe plan tailored to your needs, whether you're just starting or require advanced features for your enterprise. Compare our diverse offerings, from the Free and Startup plans to the comprehensive Business and Enterprise solutions, and find the best fit to enhance your documentation and developer experience.

Startup Plan: Perfect for Growing Teams

The Startup Plan is ideal for growing teams looking to elevate their documentation.

  • Price: $99/month
  • Features:
    • Custom domains
    • Recipes
    • Changelog
    • Discussion Forums
    • Custom pages
    • Landing Pages
    • Versioning

Business Plan: Advanced Features for Scaling Businesses

The Business Plan offers advanced features for businesses needing more robust documentation solutions.

  • Price: $399/month
  • Features:
    • Everything in the Startup Plan
    • Reusable content
    • Export doc metrics
    • Custom HTML & CSS
    • Custom integrations

Enterprise Plan: Customized Solutions for Large Organizations

The Enterprise Plan provides customized solutions for large organizations with complex documentation needs.

  • Price: Custom pricing
  • Features:
    • Everything in the Business Plan
    • Dedicated account manager
    • Priority support
    • Custom SLAs
    • On-premise deployment options
    • Enterprise-grade security features
    • Custom onboarding and training

If you're considering the Enterprise Plan, you can sign up for a demo or reach out to [email protected].

The Trial Plan: A Sneak Peek

Start your journey with a 14-day Trial Plan that offers all the features of our Business Plan. This is your opportunity to test out our features before you decide on your long-term plan.

  • Duration: 14 days of full access.
  • Features: Take advantage of the Business Plan, including custom CSS/HTML, reusable content and more!
  • Transition: After the trial, you can upgrade to any of our paid plans or move to our Free or Startup plan. Note that if you downgrade to Free or Startup, you'll lose some features, including reusable content. Clear options, no surprises.
  • No Credit Card Required: Start your trial without needing to provide credit card details.

The Free Plan: Essential API Documentation

The Free Plan is perfect if you need to show documentation based on an OAS file without advanced customization or a custom domain.

  • Price: Completely free. No hidden fees.
  • Features:
    • OAS/Swagger Support
    • API Versions
  • Upgrade Options: Upgrading to a paid plan is simple if you need more features, power, and customization.

Customizing Your Plan

Head over to Manage Plan in your Project Dashboard to tweak your settings. Whether it's adjusting your billing cycle or setting up ACH payments, you're in control.

Leveling Up with Add-Ons

Why stop at great when you can aim for extraordinary? Enhance your project with add-ons like the Developer Dashboard and Owlbot AI. These are your tools for turning great ideas into reality.

💡 Add-ons require a step up from Trial or Free plans.

The Open Source Plan: Collaboration and Innovation

We ❤️ Open Source! Our commitment to the community extends beyond our own products. We actively contribute to and maintain several open source projects that you can use to enhance your own documentation and development processes.

Our Open Source Plan is designed to support and celebrate the open source community. It offers tools and resources to help your open source projects thrive.


To qualify for the Open Source Plan, your project must:

  • Be hosted on GitHub or Bitbucket
  • Be entirely open source (not just an SDK or library related to a closed source project)


The Open Source Plan includes all the features of the Startup plan, except:

  • Custom Domains: Disabled; projects can only be accessed via their ReadMe subdomain (e.g.,
  • Access Control: The project’s access is locked to Public. (Access to Project Admins Only and Site-wide Password cannot be selected.)

How to Apply

To apply for the Open Source Plan:

  1. Go to your Project Dashboard.
  2. Navigate to Configuration > Manage Plan.
  3. Click on the Open Source application link and fill out the form.

Our team will review your information and grant access as soon as possible.

Join the Open Source Community

The Open Source Plan is more than just access to features; it’s an opportunity to innovate and collaborate within the open source community. Whether you’re an experienced developer or new to open source, this plan can help you achieve your goals.

Need a Hand?

We're here to make your documentation journey as seamless and enjoyable as possible. If you have any questions or run into any challenges, our support team is just a message away.