Licensing

Learn more about the icons listed on svgrepo.com and what type of licensing terms they are under. See the differences between different licenses and learn the terms of use on your projects.

SVG Repo is an open catalogue of icons, vectors and cliparts. Our bots collect SVG icons and indexes them from various known sources and makes it easy for users to search, find and edit icons. Additionally, users of SVG Repo can submit open vectors or their visual work for listing. This means SVGRepo website can be referred as proxy distributors or simply tools to make it easy to find icons/vectors.

See the headlines for different licensing types on our website;

SVG Repo License

(As source code, visual or creative work) This is the default license for our website.

The content created by transformation or remix of Public Domain and Open source vectors and icons by SVG Repo or by our users automatically falls under this license. Also some users can choose to release their work under this default license.

You don't need to give attribution to SVGRepo or any author for this licensed content.

But we will give you virtual hugs if you add an "Icons by svgrepo.com" with a link in your webpage, about section of your app etc.

You are free:

  • to share – to copy, distribute with limitation and transmit the work
  • to remix – to adapt the work

Under the following terms:

  • attribution – there is no author or author waived their right, no attribution required but appreciated
  • share alike – If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you can distribute your work under any license.
  • redistribution - You can't redistribute material in a similar way to SVG Repo website as it is
  • reselling - You can't resell the material for money as it is, but you can use as part of a commercial project

Unless in the single pages of icons indexed on this website indicates differently, all icons and vectors distributed on this website is subject to this license.

Public Domain

(As visual work) This license also might be referred as No copyright or CC0 1.0 Universal PD Dedication on our website.

The person who associated a work with this deed has dedicated the work to the public domain by waiving all of his or her rights to the work worldwide under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights, to the extent allowed by law.

Or, the work consists of simple geometry and is not ineligable for copyright due to Threshold of originality (this threshold might vary depending on different country laws). For an example "A stick figure, where the head is represented by a circle and other parts represented by straight lines" is not copyrightable or falls into public domain.

You are free:

  • to share – to copy, distribute and transmit the work
  • to remix – to adapt the work

Under the following terms:

  • attribution – there is no author or author waived their right, no attribution
  • share alike – If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you can distribute your work under any license.

Unless in the single pages of icons indexed on this website indicates differently, simple icons distributed on this website is subject to public domain or open source.

To learn more about this license, check out this page.

Open Source

(As source code or software) This license also might be referred (specifically) as MIT or GNU GPL on our website.

Some SVG files distributed on this website are licensed by their source code, and this licenses will indicate the terms of use. Open Source can be defined as, in brief, allowing software to be freely used, modified, and shared

MIT License

You are free:

  • to share – to copy, distribute and transmit the work
  • to remix – to adapt the work

Under the following terms:

  • liability – the author doesn't provide any warranty and doesn't accepts any liability
  • copyright notice – a copy of the license or copyright notice must be included with software
  • share alike – If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you can distribute your work under any license

GNU General Public License

You are free:

  • to share – to copy, distribute and transmit the work
  • to remix – to adapt the work

Under the following terms:

  • liability – the author doesn't provide any warranty and doesn't accepts any liability
  • copyright notice – a copy of the license or copyright notice must be included with software
  • documentation – If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, changes must be documented.
  • share alike – If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you can't distribute your work with a closed source license

To learn more about this license, check out MIT and GNU GPL webpages.

Creative Commons

(As any creative work) This license also might be referred as CC abbreviation on our website.

For Icons licensed with Creative Commons you can copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format with the terms of giving appropriate credit and provide a link to the license. The terms may vary depending on types.

Attribution CC BY

You are free:

  • to share – to copy, distribute and transmit the work
  • to remix – to adapt the work

Under the following terms:

  • attribution – you must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made
  • share alike – If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you can distribute your work under any license

Attribution ShareAlike CC BY-SA

You are free:

  • to share – to copy, distribute and transmit the work
  • to remix – to adapt the work

Under the following terms:

  • attribution – you must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made
  • share alike – If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute under same license

Attribution-NonCommercial CC BY-NC

You are free:

  • to share – to copy, distribute and transmit the work
  • to remix – to adapt the work

Under the following terms:

  • attribution – you must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made
  • non commercial – you may not use the material for commercial purposes

You do not have to comply with the license for elements of the material in the public domain or where your use is permitted by an applicable exception or limitation.

To learn more about this license and variations, check out creativecommons.org website.

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Search Engine or this website and SVG Editor Tool (sidebar widget that helps users edit SVG icons and vectors) on this website is a private property, the transformation and adoption to an SVG icon or vector using this tool is not under warranty, and this website is not liable for any legal conflict for remixing any licensed visual, source code or creative work.

Additionally, summarized and cited licenses on this page are based on the links (provided) of every license, and is not legally binding. For legal purposes please refer to the provided links.

Latest edit to this page made on November 19, 2019 and using the services of this website after this date means you understand and accept the the terms of use of this website and listed licenses.

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