Open Source

DAVx⁵ is Open Source as in GPLv3.

Address books, calendars and task lists contain private and sensitive data by their nature. We believe that individuals and companies should be able to be in full control of their own data. This means the freedom to choose where and how the data are stored, and freedom in choice of software. CalDAV/CardDAV are open protocols and thus can be used with various server and client software.

We have decided to make DAVx⁵ free and Open Source software (FOSS) because we believe in the openness of the Internet and we want to be a counterpart to all the ones who want to force people to store their private data in "the cloud" (say: other people's computers), using proprietary standards.

However, CalDAV/CardDAV is a very complex topic and development, maintenance and support is hard work. So, although we offer DAVx⁵ and other services like information on this Web site for free (as in freedom), we highly appreciate your support and ask you to either buy DAVx⁵ or donate to the project. Thank you!

Donation methods

Wire transfer

Recipient name: Stockmann, Hirner GesnbR (Austria)
IBAN: AT86 1420 0200 1096 7830
Reference text: DAVx5

Bank name: easybank AG
Bank address: Quellenstraße 51 – 55, 1100 Wien, Austria (European Union)




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