Third Party Library Licenses

A list of various libraries and their licenses. They are currently in use or under consideration for use in VisIt.


Library License GPL Compatible
CMake BSD Yes
Python Python Software Foundation License, Version 2 Yes (Since 2.0.1)
Mesa Mixed: MIT, Khronos, SGI Free B ?
VTK BSD Yes
Qt LGPL Yes
SZip SZip ( Non-commercial only in conjunction with HDF5?) No?
HDF4 ~BSD Yes?
HDF5 ~BSD Yes?
NetCDF ~BSD Yes?
CGNS ZLib Yes
GDAL ~MIT/X Yes? (Many sub licenses.)
Exodus II BSD Yes
BoxLib ~BSD Yes?
CFITSIO ~BSD or GPL, depending on features used Yes
H5Part ~BSD Yes?
Fastbit LGPL Yes
CCMIO ? ?
Silo ~BSD? Commercial notice clause?
ITAPS-FMDB SCOREC Non-Commercial License ?
ITAPS-GRUMMP Custom Non-Commercial License ?
ITAPS-MOAB LGPL Yes
ITAPS-cgma ? ?
AdvIO ~BSD ? Yes?
XDMF (~BSD?) ?
MXML LGPL Yes
PySide LGPL Yes
ADIOS BSD Yes
ViSUS Unreleased No
Mili Unreleased No
IceT BSD Yes
SLIVR Apache Software Foundation License GPL2: No, GP3: Yes Link
Tuvok MIT/X Yes
Boost Interval Library Boost Software License Yes
TCMalloc BSD Yes
GLEW ~BSD, Khronos Yes?
BOW ~BSD Yes?
Zlib ZLib Yes
Verdict LGPL Yes
Cognomen LGPL Yes
R GPL Yes