Re: [Gimp-developer] Selling GIMP Creations

On Thu, Nov 22, 2012 at 05:10:55PM -0300, Guillermo Espertino (Gez) wrote:
> El 22/11/12 11:14, Caitlin escribió:
> >Hi there,
> >I was just wondering whether it would be okay for me to sell
> >images and any products (which materials created in GIMP have been
> >incorporated into) that I've made using GIMP? The images etc used
> >would originally be my own, however, there may also be some
> >circumstances where the entire "image" is created in GIMP (i.e.
> >without a photograph or anything used as a base/template).
> >Thank you so much for your time -- much appreciated!
> >Kind regards,
> >Caitlin
> Caitlin:
> You own the artwork you created with GIMP. You can do anything you
> want with it.
> The license of GIMP doesn't affect the works you create using it, it
> only governs what you're entitled to do with the software itself,
> and it's a very permisive license that lets you get the program for
> free, share it with your friends, inspect the code and modify it (if
> you can) and distribute those modifications, as long as you
> distribute the source code along with the executables.
> That license (the GNU GPL) grants you rights and some obligations
> regarding the program, but your creations are not covered.
> So, feel free to sell or give your products away. It's up to you and
> if you made it with GIMP (or any other free/libre software) doesn't
> change it.
> Gez

Although it could seem trivial, I would insert it in the FAQ...


Marco Ciampa

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