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FOSSology is described as 'open source license compliance software system and toolkit. As a toolkit you can run license, copyright and export control scans from the command line. As a system, a database and web ui are provided to give you a compliance workflow' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to FOSSology for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based and SaaS. The best alternative is FOSSA, which is free. Other great apps like FOSSology are Vulert, ScanCode, Ninka and Slic.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

FOSSology is an open source license compliance software system and toolkit. As a toolkit you can run license, copyright and...

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  1. FOSSA icon

    FOSSA

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    FOSSA offers automated license scanning, dependency analysis and reports at each commit. Get a process up an running in 60 seconds, without slowing down development.

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  2. Vulert icon

    Vulert

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Vulert notifies you if a SECURITY ISSUE is found in any of the open-source software you use. No installation needed.

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  3. ScanCode

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    ScanCode is a tool to scan code and detect licenses, copyrights and more. This open source code scanning tool helps you find and discover open source and third-party components in your code.

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  4. Ninka

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Ninka is a lightweight license identification tool for source code. It is sentence-based, and provides a simple way to identify open source licenses in a source code file. It is capable of identifying several dozen different licenses (and their variations).

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  5. Slic

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Slic scans a codebase and identifies the license of each file. It can be extended to identify new licenses or change its detection of existing ones.

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  6. Licensee

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Licensee is a Ruby gem that automates the process of reading LICENSE files and compares their contents to known licenses using several strategies.

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  7. Protecode Compact

    • Windows
    • Linux

    Simplified license management of open source software for small organizations or departments.

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  8. WhiteSource  icon

    WhiteSource

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    WhiteSource is the leading solution for agile open source security and license compliance management.

    Main Dashboard: 
All your open source inventory reports per product, including license distribution, security and quality alerts.
  9. OSS Deep Discovery

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    OSS Deep Discovery scans source code as well as binaries to identify open source software and licenses, even when the open source code has been copied or modified.

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  10. Protex

    • Online

    Black Duck Protex integrates with existing development tools to automatically scan, discover, and identify software origins.

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