All non commercial projects can be run using our open source code under GPLv2 licensing. As long as your project remains in this category there is no charge.
If you are working on a prototype that may lead to a commercial product, you can start off using the Open Source Code under GPLv2 for free. However, once the project is commercialised, you need to change to a Commercial license.
Once your end device or application is commercial you need to either open the source code of your end product completely to continue using Mongoose OS free of charge under GPLv2 license or alternatively purchase a Commercial license. Keep reading to find out more about commercial licensing.
If you are unsure which type of license is right for you, contact us to discuss.
Our license model is built around our customers and their specific needs. It is divided into 3 options:
Integrating Cesanta's software in a commercial product without fully releasing your source code or purchasing a commercial license can have legal ramifications. You agree to the terms under GPLv2 as you integrate our source code.
Incompatibilities, through taking different components of different sources and ignoring any license restrictions, can result in the software pieces you choose not to be permitted to be used in a single product.