Choose from one of the following options to get started with APEX.
Free APEX Workspace
Explore the capabilities of the APEX low-code application platform and begin building your first app today. This is the fastest way to get started with APEX.
- Ideal for evaluating APEX
- Get started within minutes
- Early access to upcoming APEX releases
- No installation or configuration needed
- Completely free, no credit card required
APEX on Oracle Cloud
Develop and deploy low-code applications on a secure and fully managed APEX environment on the world's first and only Autonomous Infrastructure.
- Two Always Free environments with 1 OCPU and 20 GB each, with one-click upgrade to unlock more resources
- No limits on apps, users, or developers
- Automatic monitoring, backups, patching, and upgrades
- Highly available with Auto Scale
- Available in 40+ public cloud regions
- Compliant with regional data regulations, including FedRAMP, HIPAA, SOC 1-3, PCI
APEX on Premises
Download and install APEX on any edition of Oracle Database for Free. Turn your database into a low-code application platform for building web and mobile apps.
- Deploy APEX in your data center
- Fully supported no-cost feature of all Oracle Database editions
- Full control of your application platform - upgrades, patching, backups, tuning
- Build apps locally and deploy on cloud, or vice versa
Run APEX in a Virtual Machine
You can also run APEX on your laptop in a preconfigured Oracle VM VirtualBox using Oracle Database 23c Free - Developer Release VirtualBox Appliance. A single download gives developers a free VM with:
- Oracle Database 23.2 Free - Developer Release for Linux x86-64
- Oracle Linux 8.7
- Oracle REST Data Services 23.1
- Oracle APEX 22.2
- Oracle SQLcl 23.1