Licensing and Trademarks

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Bonjour

Apple provides developers the opportunity to license and use Apple software, technologies and Apple trademarks to build successful products. Developers are free to use the Apple mDNSResponder source code under the terms of the Apache 2.0 license. Use of the Bonjour name or logo requires a separate license from Apple. Apple’s Software Licensing Department works with developers, user groups, and others to ensure they are properly licensed for Apple trademarks.

Please contact sw.license@apple.com for more information.

Bonjour is Apple’s multi-platform, industry-standard, Zero-Configuration Networking solution. Bonjour lets you create an instant network of computers and smart devices just by getting them connected to each other. This page contains agreements allowing you to:

If you have questions regarding the conformance test or SDK, please email bonjourdev@apple.com. For questions about licensing, contact Software Licensing.

Bonjour Logo Agreement

  1. Download and review the Bonjour Logo License Agreement (PDF).
  2. Download and review the Bonjour Logo Guidelines (PDF).
  3. On the Mac, if your product(s) are not yet licensed for use of the Mac Logo, you must first download and submit the Mac Logo Trademark License Agreement (PDF) as well.
  4. If not using the Apple-provided Bonjour libraries on Mac OS X or Windows, download and pass the Bonjour Conformance Test (ZIP). Use of this application is subject to the terms of the Bonjour Conformance Test License (RTF) presented upon launch.
  5. Complete and mail (post) all originally-signed agreement(s) (and Conformance Test results, if applicable) to the address referenced on the form (faxes not accepted).
  6. Download the Bonjour Logo artwork files (ZIP).

    Note: By downloading the artwork from the link above, you agree that you will use this trademark only in conjunction and compliance with a Bonjour Logo License Agreement approved by Apple, Inc.

  7. Once your submission has been approved by Apple, you may begin displaying the logo according to the Bonjour Logo License Agreement and Bonjour Logo Guidelines.

Bonjour for Windows Bundling Agreement

With Bonjour for Windows, you can enable Windows applications to discover Bonjour-enabled services on the network, such as web servers and network printers. To do this, you need to:

  1. Download and install the Bonjour SDK for Windows. Use this to add Bonjour functionality to your Windows application.
  2. Download and review the Bonjour for Windows Bundling Agreement (PDF) (which incorporates terms from the Bonjour Logo Agreement, above).
  3. Download the Bonjour for Windows installer, which contains Bonjour libraries which you can distribute with your application under the above terms.

    Note: The fields within these PDFs are modifiable, but you must print, sign and submit two originally signed hard copies to the Austin, Texas address on the form.

  4. The Bonjour for Windows installer also contains the following, which at your option, you can can also distribute by agreeing to appropriate terms in the above agreement:
    • the Bonjour plug-in for Internet Explorer, which gives Internet Explorer users the ability to discover Bonjour-advertised web servers found in networked printers, databases, and other hardware devices,
    • the Bonjour Printer Wizard, which greatly simplifies setup of Bonjour-enabled printers.
  5. Download and review the Bonjour Logo Guidelines (PDF).
  6. Complete and mail (post) two originally-signed copies of the agreement to the address referenced on the form (faxes not accepted.)
  7. Download the Bonjour Logo artwork files (ZIP).

    Note: By downloading the artwork from the link above, you agree that you will use this trademark only in conjunction and compliance with a Bonjour Logo License Agreement approved by Apple, Inc.

  8. Once your submission has been approved by Apple, you may distribute Bonjour for Windows as part of your application. Note that you are required to display the Bonjour logo in accordance with the Bonjour for Windows License Agreement and Bonjour Logo Guidelines.