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Atlassian website says SourceTree is free. License says otherwise.

Ben Atkinson Nov 12, 2015

The license for SourceTree says:

'Validly licensed' means the following:

(i) For evaluation, using the software for up to 30 days free of charge, or

(ii) After purchasing a single license, using the software on a single computer,


So if it's really free, why not say so in the license?  When trying to convince my boss that SourceTree is the git client we should use, the license doesn't help my case.

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Joe Clark Atlassian Team Nov 12, 2015

Hi @Ben Atkinson,

SourceTree is definitely free, but the license which is embedded in the download package may still have some text in it from the time before SourceTree was acquired by Atlassian (and was not free).

This other Q&A has some more information:


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