Working with the code

Your rights

BitPim is distributed as open source and free software under the GNU General Public License (aka GPL). Those links contain more detail on what those terms specifically mean, and the details of the license which is what allows you modify and redistribute BitPim.

The source code is what makes BitPim work the way it does. It has taken man years to produce and continues to grow and be added to and improved all the time. That investment of time and effort is largely due to these rights.

Show me the code!

You will need to get up and running with the source code. Follow the instructions at Make sure you read the archives of the bitpim-devel mailing list. Then edit the code to make the changes you want.

BitPim Online Help built 17 January 2010