ParaView uses a permissive BSD license that enables the broadest possible audience, including commercial organizations, to use the software, royalty free, for most purposes. In addition, there are other licenses that are applicable because of other packages leveraged by ParaView or developed by collaborators. Lastly, there are specific packages for the ParaView binaries available on paraview.org that have applicable licenses. These additional licenses are detailed at the bottom of this page.
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Certain code or sections of code within the ParaView repository also have the following licenses, as detailed in the headers.
Los Alamos License
In addition, ParaView leverages several third party packages that use the following licenses:
|FreezePython||Python Software Foundation License 2.0|
|VTK 3rd Party Dependencies||See VTK site for details|
Licenses for ParaView Binaries The ParaView binaries have additional licenses that are applicable:
|Qt||GPL (v3) and LGPL (v2.1)|
|matplotlib||Based on PSF|