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Collection of License badges for your Project's README file.
This list includes the most common open source and open data licenses.
Easily copy and paste the code under the badges into your Markdown files.

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  • This badges do not fully replace the license informations for your projects, they are only emblems for the README, that the user can see the License at first glance.  
  • 🇫🇷 Cette liste en français
  • Github has a new autodetection of the LICENSE file, which shows up the license at the repo overview
  • Really nice: https://choosealicense.com/

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Apache

Apache 2.0 License

License
[![License](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-Apache%202.0-blue.svg)](https://opensource.org/licenses/Apache-2.0)

BSD

BSD 3-Clause License

License
[![License](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-BSD%203--Clause-blue.svg)](https://opensource.org/licenses/BSD-3-Clause)

BSD 2-Clause License

License
[![License](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-BSD%202--Clause-orange.svg)](https://opensource.org/licenses/BSD-2-Clause)

Creative Commons

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CC0

License: CC0-1.0
[![License: CC0-1.0](https://licensebuttons.net/l/zero/1.0/80x15.png)](http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/)

License: CC0-1.0

[![License: CC0-1.0](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-CC0%201.0-lightgrey.svg)](http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/)

Attribution 4.0 International

License: CC BY 4.0
[![License: CC BY 4.0](https://licensebuttons.net/l/by/4.0/80x15.png)](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

License: CC BY 4.0
[![License: CC BY 4.0](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-CC%20BY%204.0-lightgrey.svg)](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International

License: CC BY-SA 4.0
[![License: CC BY-SA 4.0](https://licensebuttons.net/l/by-sa/4.0/80x15.png)](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/)

License: CC BY-SA 4.0
[![License: CC BY-SA 4.0](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-CC%20BY--SA%204.0-lightgrey.svg)](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/)

Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International

License: CC BY-NC 4.0
[![License: CC BY-NC 4.0](https://licensebuttons.net/l/by-nc/4.0/80x15.png)](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/)

License: CC BY-NC 4.0
[![License: CC BY-NC 4.0](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-CC%20BY--NC%204.0-lightgrey.svg)](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/)

Attribution-NoDerivates 4.0 International

License: CC BY-ND 4.0
[![License: CC BY-ND 4.0](https://licensebuttons.net/l/by-nd/4.0/80x15.png)](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/4.0/)

License: CC BY-ND 4.0
[![License: CC BY-ND 4.0](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-CC%20BY--ND%204.0-lightgrey.svg)](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/4.0/)

Attribution-NonCommmercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International

License: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
[![License: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0](https://licensebuttons.net/l/by-nc-sa/4.0/80x15.png)](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/)

License: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
[![License: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-CC%20BY--NC--SA%204.0-lightgrey.svg)](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/)

Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International

License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0
[![License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0](https://licensebuttons.net/l/by-nc-nd/4.0/80x15.png)](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/)

License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0
[![License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-CC%20BY--NC--ND%204.0-lightgrey.svg)](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/)

Eclipse

Eclipse Public License 1.0

License
[![License](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-EPL%201.0-red.svg)](https://opensource.org/licenses/EPL-1.0)

GNU

GNU GPL v3

License: GPL v3
[![License: GPL v3](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-GPL%20v3-blue.svg)](https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-3.0)

GNU GPL v2

License: GPL v2
[![License: GPL v2](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-GPL%20v2-blue.svg)](https://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/gpl-2.0.en.html)

GNU AGPL v3

License: AGPL v3
[![License: AGPL v3](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-AGPL%20v3-blue.svg)](https://www.gnu.org/licenses/agpl-3.0)

GNU LGPL v3

License: LGPL v3
[![License: LGPL v3](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-LGPL%20v3-blue.svg)](https://www.gnu.org/licenses/lgpl-3.0)

GNU FDL v1.3

License: FDL 1.3
[![License: FDL 1.3](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-FDL%20v1.3-blue.svg)](https://www.gnu.org/licenses/fdl-1.3)

IBM

IBM Public License Version 1.0

License: IPL 1.0
[![License: IPL 1.0](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-IPL%201.0-blue.svg)](https://opensource.org/licenses/IPL-1.0)

MIT

The MIT License

License: MIT
[![License: MIT](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-MIT-yellow.svg)](https://opensource.org/licenses/MIT)

Mozilla

Mozilla Public License 2.0

License: MPL 2.0
[![License: MPL 2.0](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-MPL%202.0-brightgreen.svg)](https://opensource.org/licenses/MPL-2.0)

Open Data Commons

Attribution License (BY)

License: Open Data Commons Attribution
[![License: Open Data Commons Attribution](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-ODC_BY-brightgreen.svg)](https://opendatacommons.org/licenses/by/)

Open Database License (ODbL)

License: ODbL
[![License: ODbL](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-ODbL-brightgreen.svg)](https://opendatacommons.org/licenses/odbl/)

Public Domain Dedication and License (PDDL)

License: ODbL
[![License: ODbL](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-PDDL-brightgreen.svg)](https://opendatacommons.org/licenses/pddl/)

Perl

The Perl License

License: Artistic-2.0
[![License: Artistic-2.0](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-Perl-0298c3.svg)](https://opensource.org/licenses/Artistic-2.0)

The Artistic License 2.0

License: Artistic-2.0
[![License: Artistic-2.0](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-Artistic%202.0-0298c3.svg)](https://opensource.org/licenses/Artistic-2.0)

Unlicense

The Unlicense

License: Unlicense
[![License: Unlicense](https://img.shields.io/badge/license-Unlicense-blue.svg)](http://unlicense.org/)

Zlib

The zlib/libpng License

License: Zlib
[![License: Zlib](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-Zlib-lightgrey.svg)](https://opensource.org/licenses/Zlib)

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Helmasaur Mar 26, 2017

Awesome Gist ! I forked it to translate it in French (: .

Awesome Gist ! I forked it to translate it in French (: .

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lukas-h Mar 26, 2017

J'ai ajouté le lien de votre Gist à ce fichier!

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lukas-h commented Mar 26, 2017

J'ai ajouté le lien de votre Gist à ce fichier!

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Helmasaur Mar 28, 2017

Merci beaucoup !

Oh and by the way, liste is a femine word so it's cette liste and not ce liste (; .

Merci beaucoup !

Oh and by the way, liste is a femine word so it's cette liste and not ce liste (; .

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vobject Apr 21, 2017

The GPLv2 badge should link to https://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/gpl-2.0.en.html

Great collection of badges btw.

vobject commented Apr 21, 2017

The GPLv2 badge should link to https://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/gpl-2.0.en.html

Great collection of badges btw.

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lukas-h Apr 22, 2017

Thanks 👍

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lukas-h commented Apr 22, 2017

Thanks 👍

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akzhan May 12, 2017

Perl license (known as Artistic 2.0):

License: Artistic-2.0

akzhan commented May 12, 2017

Perl license (known as Artistic 2.0):

License: Artistic-2.0

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lukas-h May 13, 2017

I have added the two! 👍

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lukas-h commented May 13, 2017

I have added the two! 👍

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sheljohn Jun 22, 2017

You should use httpS where possible

You should use httpS where possible

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lukas-h Jul 9, 2017

@sheljohn I've just changed it

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lukas-h commented Jul 9, 2017

@sheljohn I've just changed it

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durimkryeziu Oct 21, 2017

What about this:
License: Unlicense

durimkryeziu commented Oct 21, 2017

What about this:
License: Unlicense

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lukas-h Oct 30, 2017

@durimkryeziu Thanks 👍

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lukas-h commented Oct 30, 2017

@durimkryeziu Thanks 👍

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kakekcoding Nov 14, 2017

Thanks

Thanks

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crazygit Nov 28, 2017

Thanks # @

Thanks # @

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hkmoon Dec 1, 2017

Thank you for sharing it!

I found that [ is missing in front of License: CC BY-NC 4.0] in the CC BY-NC 4.0 markdown code.

hkmoon commented Dec 1, 2017

Thank you for sharing it!

I found that [ is missing in front of License: CC BY-NC 4.0] in the CC BY-NC 4.0 markdown code.

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justinjk007 Dec 19, 2017

Does anyone know why the GNU GPL V3 badge just broke all of a sudden ?

Does anyone know why the GNU GPL V3 badge just broke all of a sudden ?

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Seluj78 Dec 19, 2017

I follow @justinjk007, GPL V3 broke
License: GPL v3

Seluj78 commented Dec 19, 2017

I follow @justinjk007, GPL V3 broke
License: GPL v3

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justinjk007 Dec 19, 2017

I fixed the badge this should be the correct link, this is very weird because the other badges works

License: GPL v3
[![License: GPL v3](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-GPLv3-blue.svg)](https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-3.0)

Can you make a PR on gist ¿

justinjk007 commented Dec 19, 2017

I fixed the badge this should be the correct link, this is very weird because the other badges works

License: GPL v3
[![License: GPL v3](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-GPLv3-blue.svg)](https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-3.0)

Can you make a PR on gist ¿

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tandavala Jan 19, 2018

i follow

License: MIT

i follow

License: MIT

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davidB Jan 31, 2018

In the creative commons family: CC0 1.0

License: CC0-1.0

License: CC0-1.0

davidB commented Jan 31, 2018

In the creative commons family: CC0 1.0

License: CC0-1.0

License: CC0-1.0

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lukas-h Feb 2, 2018

@davidB thanks for suggestion 👍

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lukas-h commented Feb 2, 2018

@davidB thanks for suggestion 👍

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