Why get a .app domain name?
Launched in 2018, .app is one of the newest domain endings. Given the prevalence of smartphones in day-to-day life, .app's existence is even more important. From the moment of its initial launch, .app has been particularly popular with mobile app developers and others in tech. With this domain ending, developers and businesses can now more easily present their new apps.
Demonstrate what makes you unique with a .app domain name
Easy to identify and remember in any language, .app immediately puts you in the same category with tech sector professionals while letting you demonstrate what makes you unique with a domain name that reflects you. But don't wait to get your hands on one, this domain ending is extremely popular.
Promote your business with .app
Today, .app enjoys wide international recognition beyond the world of tech, since a large part of the population now has a smartphone and therefore a platform for downloading apps. Reach a wider audience with .app and enjoy a better search engine ranking.
.app domain prices
Rules and particularities of .app domain names
.APP domain names at Gandi.netAccreditation: Gandi has been accredited for .APP since March 2018
Terms and ConditionsAssigning: .APP domain names are open to everyone.
.APP is a security-focused space, meaning that HTTPS is required for all websites. The entire .APP namespace has been added to the HSTS Preload list. To work properly in browsers, you will need to obtain a SSL certificate and configure the HTTPS serving.
Syntax: from 1 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place and third and fourth place)
IDN (accented domain names): yes
Registration period: 1 to 10 years during general availability, 1 year during Sunrise and Landrush periods
Second-level extensions: no
ProceduresRenewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date
Disputes: URS and UDRP
Transfer (change of Registrar): the process is started on the new registrar's interface with an auth code. Ensure that your domain does not have a TransferProhibited status, is older than 60 days and has not been transferred in the last 60 days. The effective transfer depends on your validation (by email) and renews the domain name for one year
Change of Ownership: available on our interface, the current procedure consists in email confirmation by both former and new domain name owner. The expiration date is unchanged
Deletion process: quarantine of 30 days, see this table
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