Free Slic Alternatives

    Slic is described as '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'. There are nine alternatives to Slic for various platforms. The most liked alternative is FOSSA, which is free. Other great apps like Slic are ScanCode (Free, Open Source), Ninka (Free, Open Source), Licensee (Free, Open Source) and FOSSology (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Feb 24, 2017

    • 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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      • Freemium
      • Online
    • ScanCode is a suite of utilities used to scan a codebase for license, copyright and other interesting information that can be discovered in files.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • 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.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • 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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      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • 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.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux