zlib License

zlib License

A short permissive license, compatible with GPL. Requires altered source versions to be documented as such.


✓ Commercial use
The licensed material and derivatives may be used for commercial purposes.
✓ Distribution
The licensed material may be distributed.
✓ Modification
The licensed material may be modified.
✓ Private use
The licensed material may be used and modified in private.


✓ License and copyright notice for source
A copy of the license and copyright notice must be included with the licensed material in source form, but is not required for binaries.
✓ State changes
Changes made to the licensed material must be documented.


✗ Liability
This license includes a limitation of liability.
✗ Warranty
This license explicitly states that it does NOT provide any warranty.

zlib License

(C) [year] [fullname]

This software is provided 'as-is', without any express or implied
warranty.  In no event will the authors be held liable for any damages
arising from the use of this software.

Permission is granted to anyone to use this software for any purpose,
including commercial applications, and to alter it and redistribute it
freely, subject to the following restrictions:

1. The origin of this software must not be misrepresented; you must not
   claim that you wrote the original software. If you use this software
   in a product, an acknowledgment in the product documentation would be
   appreciated but is not required.
2. Altered source versions must be plainly marked as such, and must not be
   misrepresented as being the original software.
3. This notice may not be removed or altered from any source distribution.