Best OPEN-SOURCE Licenses to Use:

The best ways to make your source more open and free

Information from Choose A License Appendix

License Permissions Conditions Limitations
GNU AGPLv3
  • Commercial Use
  • Distribution
  • Modification
  • Private Use
  • Patent Use
  • Disclose Source
  • License & Copyright Notice
  • Network Use is Distribution
  • Same License
  • State Changes
  • Liability
  • Warranty
BSD 3-Clause Clear
  • Commercial Use
  • Distribution
  • Modification
  • Private Use
  • Licence & Copyright Notice
  • Liability
  • Patent Use
  • Warranty
MIT
  • Commercial Use
  • Distribution
  • Modification
  • Private Use
  • Patent Use
  • License & Copyright Notice
  • Liability
  • Warranty
Open Database License v1.0
  • Commercial Use
  • Distribution
  • Modification
  • Private Use
  • Disclose Source
  • License & Copyright Notice
  • Same License
  • Liability
  • Patent Use
  • Trademark Use
  • Warranty
Apache License 2.0
  • Commercial Use
  • Distribution
  • Modification
  • Private Use
  • Patent Use
  • License & Copyright Notice
  • State Changes
  • Liability
  • Trademark
  • Warranty
Mozilla Public License 2.0
  • Commercial Use
  • Distribution
  • Modification
  • Private Use
  • Patent Use
  • Disclose Source
  • License & Copyright Notice
  • Same Licence (File)
  • Liability
  • Trademark Use
  • Warranty