G Suite legacy-free edition is a service from Google providing independently customizable versions of several Google products under a custom domain name. If you don’t already have G Suite (formerly Google Apps) legacy account, you can get it here. If you already have G Suite legacy-free edition account and you upgrade your account from the legacy-free edition of G Suite to another G Suite edition, you can downgrade back to the legacy-free edition by doing the following instruction. Read more
Are you trying to decide which version of G Suite (formally is Google Apps) to sign up for? Or maybe you’re considering upgrading from your current version to one that offers more features. In this blog we will be discussing on the differences between various editions of G Suite / Google Apps.
There are three editions of Google Apps so far, they are:
- G Suite Business (includes G Suite for Education)
- G Suite Basic (includes special editions for nonprofits and government agencies)
- Legacy free edition of Google Apps
Google Apps a.k.a Google Apps legacy account has always been a point of interest among all webmasters and website owners, as it allows users to have custom branded email id like firstname.lastname@example.org for free of cost. But unfortunately from December 6, 2012, Google has announced a change to Google Apps for Business — ending the free version of the product, offering only its Premium version which costs $50 per user, per year or $5 per user per month, regardless of the size of the company.
The change was announced on Google’s Official Enterprise blog. Existing Google Apps for business users who have free accounts get to carry on without paying the subscription fee but businesses wanting to sign up from now with have to pay.