Copyright + Licenses

By: McKinna

Public Domain

Isn’t protected by copyright law because it meets one of the following conditions.

1. Copyright expired

2. Work was created using public money

3. Creator donated the work into the public domain


Copyrighted work that you can copy, use, or give away for free.


Copyrighted work that you can copy, share, and use for free but only for a limited time. If you want the permanent program, you need to pay.

All Rights Reserved

Only allows the purchaser to use the software according to the details spelled out in the license agreement.

Open Source

Software that includes the source code with the idea that someone can improve it.