Nearpod's License Types


This article describes the differences between license types for Nearpod. For information about purchasing Nearpod, or to get in touch with a rep to talk about your school or district license, please visit our pricing page.

Recent changes

During the summer of 2020, we made a few changes to our Silver, Gold, and Platinum licenses. Here's the summary of how your account may be affected:

  • Silver, Gold, and Platinum teachers can now download any lesson from the Nearpod Library until they fill their storage
  • Silver teachers now have access to Student-Paced mode
  • Silver teachers now have increased Library storage, up to 100MB
  • The maximum lesson size has increased for all teachers

License types






Library storage 100MB 1GB 5GB Unlimited
Create lessons and videos within Nearpod Up to your
storage limit
Up to your
storage limit
Up to your
storage limit
Max lesson size 40MB 80MB 100MB 120MB/160MB
Download lessons and videos Up to your
storage limit
Up to your
storage limit
Up to your
storage limit
Live Participation mode ✔️  ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Student-Paced mode  ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Front of Class mode ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Max # of students in a lesson or video 40 75 90 150/250
Teacher View during Live and Student-Paced ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Standard formative assessment features ✔️ ✔️  ✔️   ✔️
Standard media features ✔️  ✔️ ✔️  ✔️ 
Add Desmos graphs       ✔️
Add Flocabulary videos        ✔️*
Student notes     ✔️ ✔️
Sub plans   ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Google Slides
   ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Upload .ppt, .pdf, and video files ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Multiple active sessions   ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Set code expiration   ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
 Post-session reports ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️

 *Flocabulary videos can be added to Nearpod lessons by educators who have a school or district license for both Nearpod and Flocabulary


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