Docker Personal

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The Docker Personal subscription

Docker Personal delivers the capabilities to get you up and coding quickly so you can build, share and run containerized apps. Docker Personal is free and focuses on open source communities, individual developers, education, and small businesses, and includes all the Docker essentials - Docker CLI, Docker Compose, Docker Build/BuildKit, Docker Engine, Docker Desktop, Docker Hub, Docker Official Images, and more. *

Docker Personal

See why Docker is loved by millions of developers around the world.

As the pioneer in container-based application development technology, Docker has revolutionized how developers build, share and run applications. Docker Personal makes the Docker platform accessible to individuals, students and educators, non-profit organizations and small businesses through a free and full-functioned subscription offering.

Get started quickly

A Docker Personal subscription gives you the power to deliver containerized apps quickly and without friction.

  • Start fast and free*
  • Fast, local app development on for MacOS and Windows with Docker Desktop
  • Unlimited number of hosted public repositories for your container images

Tools that work the way you do

A Docker Personal subscriptions opens up the world of containers

  • Find all the application images you need for building frontend, backend, web, mobile, AI/ML apps and more with Docker Official Images
  • Functionality available in both GUI and CLI
  • Interoperates with your favorite tools, including Visual Studio Code, Intelli-J, GitHub, GitLab, and more

As your needs evolve, Docker is there to help

A Docker Personal subscription opens up the world of containers

  • Docker Subscriptions grow with your needs
  • CA community of millions of developers
  • Thousands of new and updated images each month

Ready to start?

Sign up for Docker Personal and start turning your ideas into apps.

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*Docker Desktop is free to use, as part of the Docker Personal subscription, for individuals, non-commercial open source developers, students and educators, and small businesses of less than 250 employees AND less than $10 million in revenue. Commercial use of Docker Desktop at a company of more than 250 employees OR more than $10 million in annual revenue requires a paid subscription (Pro, Team, or Business) to use Docker Desktop. While the effective date of these terms is August 31, 2021, there is a grace period until January 31, 2022 for those that require a paid subscription to use Docker Desktop.