Acknowledgements

Credits

We would like to thank our contributors, who are listed in the Qt Creator change logs for each release.

Third-party Components

Qt Creator contains the following third-party components:

  • YAML Parser yaml-cpp (MIT License)

    https://github.com/jbeder/yaml-cpp

    QtCreator/src/libs/3rdparty/yaml-cpp

    Copyright (c) 2008-2015 Jesse Beder.

    Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

    The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

    THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

  • Syntax highlighting engine for Kate syntax definitions

    This is a stand-alone implementation of the Kate syntax highlighting engine. It's meant as a building block for text editors as well as for simple highlighted text rendering (e.g. as HTML), supporting both integration with a custom editor as well as a ready-to-use QSyntaxHighlighter sub-class.

    Distributed under the:

    MIT License
    
    Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining
    a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the
    "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including
    without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish,
    distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to
    permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to
    the following conditions:
    
    The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included
    in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.
    
    THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND,
    EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF
    MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT.
    IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY
    CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT,
    TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE
    SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

    The source code of KSyntaxHighlighting can be found here:

  • Clazy

    https://github.com/KDE/clazy

    Copyright (C) 2015-2019 Clazy Team

    Distributed under the GNU LIBRARY GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE Version 2 (LGPL2).

    Integrated with patches from

  • LLVM/Clang

    Copyright (C) 2003-2019 LLVM Team

    Distributed under the University of Illinois/NCSA Open Source License (NCSA).

    With backported/additional patches from

  • Reference implementation for std::experimental::optional

    Copyright (C) 2011-2012 Andrzej Krzemienski

    Distributed under the Boost Software License, Version 1.0. (See accompanying file LICENSE_1_0.txt)

    The idea and interface is based on Boost.Optional library authored by Fernando Luis Cacciola Carballal

    The source code of std::experimental::optional can be found here:

  • Implementation for std::variant

    Copyright Michael Park, 2015-2017

    Distributed under the Boost Software License, Version 1.0. (See accompanying file LICENSE.md.)

    The source code can be found here:

  • Open Source front-end for C++ (license MIT), enhanced for use in Qt Creator.
    Roberto Raggi <roberto.raggi@gmail.com>
    QtCreator/src/shared/cplusplus

  • ANGLE Library (Windows)

    Used on Windows to implement OpenGL ES on top of DirectX.

    The source code of ANGLE is part of the Qt libraries. For more information about the licenses used in Qt GUI, see Qt GUI.

    BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License

    Copyright (C) 2002-2013 The ANGLE Project Authors.
    All rights reserved.
    
    Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
    modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions
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        Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
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        copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following
        disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided
        with the distribution.
    
        Neither the name of TransGaming Inc., Google Inc., 3DLabs Inc.
        Ltd., nor the names of their contributors may be used to endorse
        or promote products derived from this software without specific
        prior written permission.
    
    THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS
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    CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT
    LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN
    ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE
    POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
  • ANGLE Array Bounds Clamper for WebKit (Windows)

    Implements clamping of array indexing expressions during shader translation.

    Used on Windows to implement OpenGL ES on top of DirectX. Configure with -no-opengl, or -opengl desktop to exclude.

    The sources can be found in qtbase/src/3rdparty/angle/src/third_party/compiler.

    BSD 2-clause "Simplified" License.

    Copyright (C) 2012 Apple Inc. All rights reserved.
    
    Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
    modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions
    are met:
    1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
       notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
    2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright
       notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the
       documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
    
    THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY APPLE, INC. ``AS IS'' AND ANY
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    OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT
    (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE
    OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
  • ANGLE: Murmurhash (Windows)

    Used on Windows to implement OpenGL ES on top of DirectX. Configure with -no-opengl, or -opengl desktop to exclude.

    The sources can be found in qtbase/src/3rdparty/angle/src/third_party/murmurhash.

    MurmurHash3 was written by Austin Appleby, and is placed in the public
    domain. The author hereby disclaims copyright to this source code.

    Public Domain.

  • ANGLE: Systeminfo (Windows)

    Used on Windows to implement OpenGL ES on top of DirectX. Configure with -no-opengl, or -opengl desktop to exclude.

    The sources can be found in qtbase/src/3rdparty/angle/src/third_party/systeminfo.

    BSD 2-clause "Simplified" License.

    Copyright (C) 2009 Apple Inc. All Rights Reserved.
    
    Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
    modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions
    are met:
    1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
       notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
    2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright
       notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the
       documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
    
    THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY APPLE INC. ``AS IS'' AND ANY
    EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE
    IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
    PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED.  IN NO EVENT SHALL APPLE INC. OR
    CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL,
    EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
    PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR
    PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY
    OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT
    (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE
    OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
  • ANGLE: trace_event (Windows)

    Used on Windows to implement OpenGL ES on top of DirectX. Configure with -no-opengl, or -opengl desktop to exclude.

    The sources can be found in qtbase/src/3rdparty/angle/src/third_party/trace_event.

    BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License.

    Copyright 2013 The Chromium Authors. All rights reserved.
    
    Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
    modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are
    met:
    
       * Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
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       * Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above
    copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer
    in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the
    distribution.
       * Neither the name of Google Inc. nor the names of its
    contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived from
    this software without specific prior written permission.
    
    THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS
    "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT
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    OWNER OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL,
    SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT
    LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE,
    DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY
    THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT
    (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE
    OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
  • SQLite, an embedded database. Version 3.8.10.2

    The author or authors of this code dedicate any and all copyright interest in this code to the public domain. We make this dedication for the benefit of the public at large and to the detriment of our heirs and successors. We intend this dedication to be an overt act of relinquishment in perpetuity of all present and future rights to this code under copyright law.

    The source code of SQLite library can be found here:

  • three.js (license MIT)
    Copyright (C) 2010-2015 three.js authors
    share/qtcreator/templates/wizards/projects/qmake/qtcanvas3dapplication
  • OpenSSL toolkit. Version 1.0.2j

    The OpenSSL toolkit stays under a double license, i.e. both the conditions of the OpenSSL License and the original SSLeay license apply to the toolkit. See below for the actual license texts.

    OpenSSL License
    ====================================================================
    
    Copyright (c) 1998-2018 The OpenSSL Project.  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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       notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
    
    2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright
       notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in
       the documentation and/or other materials provided with the
       distribution.
    
    3. All advertising materials mentioning features or use of this
       software must display the following acknowledgment:
       "This product includes software developed by the OpenSSL Project
       for use in the OpenSSL Toolkit. (http://www.openssl.org/)"
    
    4. The names "OpenSSL Toolkit" and "OpenSSL Project" must not be used to
       endorse or promote products derived from this software without
       prior written permission. For written permission, please contact
       openssl-core@openssl.org.
    
    5. Products derived from this software may not be called "OpenSSL"
       nor may "OpenSSL" appear in their names without prior written
       permission of the OpenSSL Project.
    
    6. Redistributions of any form whatsoever must retain the following
       acknowledgment:
       "This product includes software developed by the OpenSSL Project
       for use in the OpenSSL Toolkit (http://www.openssl.org/)"
    
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    ====================================================================
    
    This product includes cryptographic software written by Eric Young
    (eay@cryptsoft.com).  This product includes software written by Tim
    Hudson (tjh@cryptsoft.com).
    
    Original SSLeay License
    =======================
    
    Copyright (C) 1995-1998 Eric Young (eay@cryptsoft.com)
    All rights reserved.
    
    This package is an SSL implementation written
    by Eric Young (eay@cryptsoft.com).
    The implementation was written so as to conform with Netscapes SSL.
    
    This library is free for commercial and non-commercial use as long as
    the following conditions are aheared to.  The following conditions
    apply to all code found in this distribution, be it the RC4, RSA,
    lhash, DES, etc., code; not just the SSL code.  The SSL documentation
    included with this distribution is covered by the same copyright terms
    except that the holder is Tim Hudson (tjh@cryptsoft.com).
    
    Copyright remains Eric Young's, and as such any Copyright notices in
    the code are not to be removed.
    If this package is used in a product, Eric Young should be given attribution
    as the author of the parts of the library used.
    This can be in the form of a textual message at program startup or
    in documentation (online or textual) provided with the package.
    
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       notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
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       documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
    3. All advertising materials mentioning features or use of this software
       must display the following acknowledgement:
       "This product includes cryptographic software written by
        Eric Young (eay@cryptsoft.com)"
       The word 'cryptographic' can be left out if the rouines from the library
       being used are not cryptographic related :-).
    4. If you include any Windows specific code (or a derivative thereof) from
       the apps directory (application code) you must include an acknowledgement:
       "This product includes software written by Tim Hudson (tjh@cryptsoft.com)"
    
    THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY ERIC YOUNG ``AS IS'' AND
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    The licence and distribution terms for any publically available version or
    derivative of this code cannot be changed.  i.e. this code cannot simply be
    copied and put under another distribution licence
    [including the GNU Public Licence.]
    
  • Mesa LLVMPipe, 3D graphics library

    Mesa is a 3D graphics library with an API which is very similar to that of OpenGL. The llvmpipe software renderer enables the running of OpenGL applications without any hardware or driver support.

    Mesa is shipped as part of the binary packages for Windows (opengl32sw.dll).

    MIT License:

    Copyright (C) 1999-2007  Brian Paul   All Rights Reserved.
    
    Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a
    copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"),
    to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation
    the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense,
    and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the
    Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:
    
    The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included
    in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.
    
    THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS
    OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY,
    FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT.  IN NO EVENT SHALL
    BRIAN PAUL BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN
    AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN
    CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.
  • JSON Library by Niels Lohmann

    Used by the Chrome Trace Format Visualizer plugin instead of QJson because of QJson's current hard limit of 128 Mb object size and trace files often being much larger.

    The sources can be found in QtCreator/src/libs/3rdparty/json.

    The class is licensed under the MIT License:

    Copyright (C) 2013-2019 Niels Lohmann

    Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a
    copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to
    deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the
    rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell
    copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished
    to do so, subject to the following conditions:
    
    The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included
    in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.
    
    THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS
    OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY,
    FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE
    AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER
    LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM,
    OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE
    SOFTWARE.

    The class contains the UTF-8 Decoder from Bjoern Hoehrmann which is licensed under the MIT License (see above). Copyright (C) 2008-2009 Bjoern Hoehrmann <bjoern@hoehrmann.de>

    The class contains a slightly modified version of the Grisu2 algorithm from Florian Loitsch which is licensed under the MIT License (see above). Copyright (C) 2009 Florian Loitsch

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