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OSS Deep Discovery Alternatives

OSS Deep Discovery is described as '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' and is an app. There are nine alternatives to OSS Deep Discovery for Linux, Windows, Mac and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is FOSSA, which is free. Other great apps like OSS Deep Discovery are ScanCode, Licensee, FOSSology and Ninka.

This page was last updated Feb 24, 2017
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

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

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  1. 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. 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.



  3. 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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  4. FOSSology

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    FOSSology is an 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.

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Protecode Compact

    • Windows
    • Linux

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

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  8. Protex

    • Online

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

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  9. Palamida Standard Edition

    • Windows
    • Linux

    Palamida Standard Edition contains the scanning and analysis features, without the request and authorization workflow.

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