Compressed binary distributions of CodeSnip are hosted on SourceForge. CodeSnip is only available for the Windows platform and requires Windows 2000 or later.
CodeSnip 4 is the only supported version, the current release being v4.15.1.
This release is available in two different editions, standard and portable, both of which are supplied in zip files. The standard edition's zip file contains an install program, while that of the portable edition contains the program executable, help file and other documentation.
Information about how to install the program is contained in a file named
ReadMe.txt that is distributed in the zip files.
CodeSnip 4 is released under the terms of the Mozilla Public License v2.0.
Version 2.x and earlier are no longer available.
CodeSnip version 5, code named pagoda, is in development. At present it is not available in binary form, but source code is available from the
pagoda branch of the Git repository.
CodeSnip's source code is maintained in a Git repository hosted on GitHub.
Some third party source code is required to build CodeSnip. These dependencies, along with instructions for building from source are provided in the file
Build.html. Copies of this file are available for every release going back to v3.1.0. Further assistance is available in CodeSnip's Compiling & Source Code FAQ.
There are several ways of accessing CodeSnip's source code:
CodeSnip's Git repository is maintained on GitHub at https://github.com/delphidabbler/codesnip. The repository can be browsed online or can be checked out using a Git client.
For a description of the repository structure, and information on how to checkout code, see Compiling & Source Code FAQ #1.
Source code going back to v3.0.0 is available from SourceForge via the file browser. Choose the directory with the required version number. Source files have names beginning
Most of the original source code of CodeSnip 4 is released under the Mozilla Public License v2.0 while most images used by the program are licensed under the CC-BY-SA-3.0 License. Both are copyright © Peter Johnson. Third party code is used under various open source licenses. For full details see the
License.html file in the
Docs sub-directory of the release you are interested in.
Source code of CodeSnip 3.x was released under the Mozilla Public License v1.1 and other open-source licenses. Check the source code of the required release for details.