Copyright and license for versions from 3.6 to 3.20

The license of the Insight Toolkit is an open-source BSD license. It allows unrestricted use, including use in commercial products. (The only exceptions are software modules found in the patented software directory.) To return to the full history of licenses: click here

Starting with ITK 3.6, including all versions up to 3.20 ,The Insight Toolkit is distributed under the new and simplified BSD license approved by the Open Source Initiative (OSI). The complete license is shown below.

Copyright (c) 1999-2008 Insight Software Consortium All rights reserved. Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

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  • Neither the name of the Insight Software Consortium nor the names of its contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission.

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