Licensing and Copyright for 3D Prints

Note: Most thingiverse.com files have a Creative Commons license that will tell you what you can do with the file.

If you see these logos:

The file is licensed under creative commons attribution license. This means you can print and modify the file but you need to cite the original creator, by providing their Thingiverse username and a link to their original file, when you display or use the object or a photo or video of it.

When I see this license I can If I...

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Attribution

share, remix, make money mention author

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Attribution-ShareAlike

share, remix, make money mention author, keep the same license

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Attribution-NoDerivs

share, make money mention author, no remix

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Attribution-Noncommercial

share, remix mention author, don't make money

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Attribution-Noncommercial-ShareAlike

share, remix mention author, keep the same license, don't make money

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Attribution-Noncommerical-NoDerivs

share mention author, no remix, keep the same license, don't make money

If you would like to license your file for sharing and/or remixing, choose a creative commons license  for your file and include the license wherever you post your file.