JavaScript Data GridSoftware license

Learn about the licensing terms of the Handsontable data grid.


Handsontable's source code is available under two types of licenses, to make it a better fit for different types of projects. You are required to specify which type of license you use.

For more details on entering the license key, see the License key page.

Available licenses

Name Type
Non-Commercial License (opens new window) Proprietary
Commercial License Agreement Proprietary

Non-commercial use

We allow you to use this software for such non-commercial purposes as, but not limited to, research, private study, and evaluation. Your use in commercial settings is strictly limited to evaluation, development and testing tier of a software deployment architecture.

In other words, you can’t enter the production stage if your project is in any way connected with your commercial activity.

To use Handsontable in a non-commercial or open-source project, see the License key page.

Commercial use

To obtain a commercial license key, contact our Sales Team directly, either through the contact form (opens new window) or by email at

An enterprise license is available on demand.

How to use the license key

In your Handsontable configuration, enter either a corresponding keyword, or a generated commercial license key:

licenseKey: '00000-00000-00000-00000-00000',

For more details on entering the license key, see the License key page.

Open-source license

For many years Handsontable was available as an open-source software, and released under the MIT license. The last version available under permissive terms was 6.2.2 (opens new window) released on December 19, 2018.