Licensing and commercial support

Genode is commercially supported by the German company Genode Labs GmbH, which offers trainings, development work under contract, developer support, and commercial licensing:

Genode Labs website

The framework is available under two flavours of licences: an open-source license and commercial licensing. The primary license used for the distribution of the Genode OS framework is the GNU Affero General Public License Version 3 (AGPLv3). In short, the AGPLv3 grants everybody the rights to

In return, the AGPLv3 requires any modifications and derived work to be published under the same or a compatible license. For the full license text, refer to

GNU Affero General Public License Version 3

Note that the official license text accompanies the AGPLv3 with an additional clause that clarifies our consent to link Genode with all commonly established Open-Source licenses.

For applications that require more permissive licensing conditions than granted by the AGPLv3, Genode Labs offers the option to commercially license the technology upon request. Please write to