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    ScanCode Alternatives

    ScanCode is described as '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'. There are more than 10 alternatives to ScanCode for Linux, Windows, Mac and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is FOSSA, which is free. Other great apps like ScanCode are FOSSology (Free, Open Source), Ninka (Free, Open Source), Licensee (Free, Open Source) and Slic (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 17, 2020
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    • 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...
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      • 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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      • 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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      • 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Detect what license a project is distributed under.
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      • 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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      • Windows
      • Linux
      Protecode Compact is a full-featured software analysis and license management tool.
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    1. Black Duck Protex integrates with existing development tools to automatically scan, discover, and identify software origins.
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    2. DMCA Sender is a SaaS tool for authors, Web developers, Software companies to protect their software and applications from illegal sharing.
    3. Palamida Standard Edition contains the scanning and analysis features, without the request and authorization workflow.
      • 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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