Promo/Branding/Software Label

KDE Software Label

For giving application developers, and in particular 3rd party developers, a way to identify themselves with KDE and label their software as belonging to KDE we provide a standard KDE software label. This can be used to communicate that developers feel as part of the KDE community or that they use the KDE platform. It can be used for example on application web sites, in the about dialog of applications or in general communication about applications, especially in cases where it's not obvious that an application is part of KDE or making use of KDE technology.

To be able to express different aspects of the relationship to KDE and provide some variety for application authors we provide a choice of three labels, which are recommended for use with KDE software:

"Powered by KDE"

This label encompasses the dual meanings of software that derives its strength from our fantastic community and from the KDE development platform. This label is recommended for all free software applications whose developers feel part of the KDE community or which make use of KDE technology.

"Built on the KDE Platform"

This label has been chosen for the simplicity of the message it provides: this application uses the KDE platform. It is recommended for all application authors who want to stress their use of KDE technology.

"Part of the KDE family"

We recommend this label for application authors who in particular see themselves as part of the KDE community - and we hope anyone producing free software with the KDE Platform sees themselves this way.

Call for artwork

We need great artwork for the labels above. Please submit designs here by uploading to the wiki and provide some means of contacting you. If you want to hide your email address you can try Mailhide where you can generate a URL that you can paste under your design - visitors will have to visit that link and solve a CAPTCHA to see your email address.

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By StarWolf

This page was last edited on 24 June 2011, at 21:23. Content is available under Creative Commons License SA 4.0 unless otherwise noted.