Licensing overview for Power Platform

The topics in this section provide detailed information about Power Apps and Microsoft Power Automate licensing.

For information about Power BI licensing, see Power BI Pricing.

Power Apps/Power Automate for Office 365

Power Apps/Power Automate capabilities for Office 365 enable users to extend and customize the Office experience with Power Apps and Power Automate. Users can create applications and flows based on Office 365 data. These productivity apps can also utilize data outside of Office 365 by connecting to common services including Box.com, Facebook, and many more via the use of standard connectors.

Here is a brief overview of capabilities included with Power Apps for Office 365 plan. More details around what Office plans includes these capabilities can be found in Microsoft Power Apps and Power Automate Licensing Guide

Functionalities Power Apps for Office 365
Create, run and share apps Yes
Run canvas apps in context of Office 365 Yes
Connect to Office 365 data Yes
Connect to cloud services using standard connectors Yes
Run apps in a browser or Power Apps mobile for iOS and Android Yes
Run Canvas apps offline Yes
Support for data policies established by the Office 365 administrator Yes
Access on-premises data or use premium or custom connectors -
Data storage and management in Common Data Service -

Power Apps and Power Automate Standalone plans

Standalone Power Apps and Microsoft flow plans provide users the ability to create and run apps across data sources that extend beyond Office 365, such as Salesforce, on-premises and custom data sources. These plans also include access to Common Data Service to store and manage data. Learn more: What is Common Data Service?

More details around pricing and capabilities of standalone plans can be found in Microsoft Power Apps and Power Automate Licensing Guide.

Community Plan

If you want to build skills and learn more about Power Apps, Power Automate, and Common Data Service, the Power Apps Community Plan is the right plan for you. The Power Apps Community Plan gives you a free development environment for individual use to learn with full functionality of Power Apps. More information: Power Apps Community Plan.

Power Apps and Power Automate for Dynamics 365

Power Apps is the platform to customize and extend applications in Dynamics 365, such as Dynamics 365 Sales and Customer Service, in context of the use rights.

Dynamics 365 Applications can be customized using Power Apps and Power Automate capabilities.

More information: Dynamics 365 Licensing Guide.