Dependency licenses

Although Plaso is licensed under the Apache License 2.0, binary builds of Plaso include third party code that have been made available under various licenses.

Output/Storage dependencies

Dependency License
Pyelasticsearch BSD 3-clause license
XlsxWriter BSD 2-clause license

Windows packaged version dependencies

Dependency License
PyInstaller GNU General Public License 2 with an exception for the bootloader, which is the part that is used in plaso binaries.

To do

Dependencies not mentioned explicitly yet:

  • zlib (used in libqcow and libewf)

  • openssl (used in libqcow and libewf)

  • bzip2 (or part of python)

  • Visual studio runtime DLLs