FME Pricing

Ready to get started with FME? There are a range of pricing options to suit every organisation, and every budget. To discuss your individual needs contact Locus.

Individual License Purchase

Buy FME Desktop and/or FME Server and it’s yours to keep. With FME Cloud choose an hourly rate for flexibility or lock-in an annual rate. For more information select a product option below

FME Desktop

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FME Server

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FME Cloud

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Subscriptions for Organisations

Subscription pricing is available by industry and allows your organisation to use unlimited amounts of FME Desktop and FME Server for a single annual price. The amount paid is based on the number of customers* you serve enabling your entire organisation to use FME at no extra cost

Subscription Pricing, by Industry

Enterprise License Agreement (ELA) for FME

An ELA is a multi-year, volume licensing agreement. For a fixed annual fee you will receive unlimited access to FME Desktop and FME Server software licenses with annual maintenance* included.

An ELA can include all editions of FME Desktop, FME Server and FME Cloud credits. Cost is based on the size of your organisation and FME usage.

Contact Locus for more information or to get started with an ELA

* Your annual maintenance entitles you to receive new soware updates. Every purchase of FME Desktop or FME Server provides you with your first year of Annual Maintenance at no cost.

Utilities Subscription

Use unlimited amounts of FME Desktop and FME Server for a single annual price. Pay based only on the number of customers your utility serves.

Number of Your Customers Maximum Annual Subscription
1 to 14,999

$8,591.25

15,000 to 24,999

$11,455.00

25,000 to 49,999

$17,182.50

50,000 to 99,999

$28,637.50

100,000+ Contact Locus

* Prices shown exclude GST and any other applicable taxes

Local Government Subscription

Use unlimited amounts of FME Desktop and FME Server for a single annual price. Pay based solely on the size of the census population of your city council, county , shire or municipality.

Total Population Maximum Annual Subscription
1 to 14,999

$8,591.25

15,000 to 24,999

$11,455.00

25,000 to 49,999

$17,182.50

50,000 to 99,999

$22,910.00

75,000 to 99,999

$28,637.50

100,000 to 149,000

$51,547.50

150,000+ Contact Locus

* Prices shown exclude GST and any other applicable taxes

Airports Subscription

Use unlimited amounts of FME Desktop and FME Server for a single annual price. The amount paid is based solely on annual passenger volumes.

Annual Passenger Volume Maximum Annual Subscription
1 to 1,999,999

$11,455.00

2,000,000 to 4,999,999

$17,182.50

5,000,000 to 9,999,999

$28,637.50

10,000,000+ Contact Locus

* Prices shown exclude GST and any other applicable taxes

Education Subscription

Use unlimited amounts of FME Desktop and FME Server for a single annual price. The amount paid is based solely on the size of your student population at your University, College or High School.

Note: Schools or Universities wanting to use FME as part of their educational curriculum maybe eligible to apply for free licenses. To discuss your requirements please Contact Locus.

Number of Students Maximum Annual Subscription
1 to 14,999

$8,591.25

15,000 to 24,999

$11,455.00

25,000 to 49,999

$17,182.50

50,000 to 99,999

$28,637.50

100,000+ Contact Locus

* Prices shown exclude GST and any other applicable taxes

Enterprise Subscription Pricing

For a lower up-front (single purchase) cost your team can use as much FME Desktop and FME Server as you want, in whatever configuration you want, up to the threshold value of the tier you select.

Tier Annual Price

What you’ll be billed each year

Threshold Value

Deploy up to this amount of FME Desktop and FME Server

1

$28,637.50

$80,185.00

2

$40,092.50

$114,550.00

3

$57,275.00

$160,370.00

4

$85,912.50

$246,282.50

5

$114,550.00

$332,195.00

6

$171,825.00

$498,292.50

* Prices shown exclude GST and any other applicable taxes

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I buy additional concurrent licences?

Yes, additional concurrent licenses are available for purchase and are priced at 1/3 of the relevant edition price (for example, the cost of a FME Professional concurrent license is 1/3 of the cost of a floating FME Professional license)

Do you offer Enterprise License Agreements (ELAs)?

Yes, enterprise license agreements are available to customers with a large number of FME licenses. An ELA is like an all-you-can-eat buffet. You pay an annual fee and for the length of your agreement (typically three years) you can use as many FME licenses as you wish, with annual maintenance included and zero cost increases. ELAs are ideal for new or existing organizations who want volume pricing and customers anticipating increasing usage or who require special arrangements – e.g. customized training or support. For more information, please contact Locus

How can I tell which specific transformers, readers and writers are included in any particular edition?

You can see a detailed comparison of readers and writers by edition in the format licensing matrix. For transformers, please refer to thetransformer licensing matrix.

How do I buy FME Desktop?

To buy FME Desktop simply click “Enquire Now” on the pricing page, complete the form and we'll be in touch. If you would like additional information contact Locus.

How do I install FME Desktop?

Download the latest version of FME from the Locus website and follow the instructions provided.

What options do you have for enterprise workflows?
FME Desktop is the authoring environment where you configure and run workspaces. To take advantage of automation at an enterprise level, you can run your workspaces on FME Server and FME Cloud.
What is the difference between fixed and floating licences?

A fixed license lets you run FME Desktop on a single computer, whereas a floating license is shared by multiple people. For example, if you have five users, you could purchase a fixed license for each computer. Or you could purchase a floating license with additional seats. If you purchase a floating license with two additional seats, then up to three users could have FME Desktop open at any one point in time.View our What type of FME Do I Need flowchart for more information.

What is Annual Maintenance and how does it work?

Annual maintenance is 20% of your FME software costs and is included with the purchase of all FME products for the first year.In your first year you can expect to receive software updates, product support, full credit for upgrades, and more.At Locus, we believe in predictable budget planning and would welcome the opportunity to fix future renewal costs ensuring that your annual maintenance arrangements are the best possible fit for your business.Please contact Locus to discuss further.

Do the FME Desktop prices on the website include tax?

FME Desktop and associated products purchased on this website are sold for supply within New Zealand or for supply within Australia.All prices displayed are in New Zealand dollars and in Australia dollars and exclude Goods and Services Tax (GST).GST is charged at 15% in New Zealand and 10% in Australia and this will be added to the price of your product at time of purchase.

I’m interested in FME but based outside New Zealand and Australia, how can I get pricing information ?

Wherever you may be based in the world Locus can assist. Pricing will vary by market and if purchasing outside New Zealand or Australia, GST may not apply. Please contact us to discuss local pricing and support.

Can I use my Covid-19 license beyond 30 September 2021

Yes, additional concurrent licenses are available and are priced at 1/3 of the relevant edition price (for example, the cost of a FME Professional concurrent license is 1/3 of the cost of a floating FME Professional license)

I'm working from home and cannot access my floating FME licence can I obtain a Covid-19 licence?

If you are unable to borrow a floating license from your floating license pool then please use the COVID-19 download form to obtain a fixed license

I'm working from home on a machine that does not have my existing licence on it. Can I transfer my current licence to home and then back again when I return to the office?

Yes, however please check that the license is not also being used in the office. The license can only exist on one machine at a time

Can I use the Covid-19 licence for my day to day work?

If you already have a license and are able to access it remotely then please do. If this is not possible then use the COVID-19 download form to access a fixed license

Does the Covid-19 licence include FME Server and FME Cloud?

The free FME COViD-19 license is for FME Desktop only. To access a FME Server or FME Cloud trial please email support@locus.co.nz or support@locusglobal.com.au