C# Windows

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Top 23 C# Window Projects

  • GitHub repo PowerToys

    Windows system utilities to maximize productivity

    Project mention: Looking for Software that can preview svg images in file explorer | reddit.com/r/software | 2021-10-16

    PowerToys can do it https://docs.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows/powertoys/file-explorer https://github.com/microsoft/PowerToys

  • GitHub repo PowerShell

    PowerShell for every system!

    Project mention: Powershell in Linux Segmentation Fault When You Exit | reddit.com/r/PowerShell | 2021-10-16

    I remember seeing this recently. I think it was related to powershell being installed as a snap package. I just upgraded onto the latest version of powershell by directly downloading the .deb file from here: https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/releases/tag/v7.1.5

  • Syncfusion

    Rapidly build stunning web apps using Syncfusion Blazor UI components.. Includes DataGrid, Charts, Schedular, Diagram, and much more. Our native, high-performance components have rich UIs and data visualization, backed by professional support. Free 30-day Trial.

  • GitHub repo Wox

    Launcher for Windows, an alternative to Alfred and Launchy.

    Project mention: Any features like Quick Commands in other browsers? | reddit.com/r/vivaldibrowser | 2021-08-11

    Though you can get something like Wox, https://github.com/Wox-launcher/Wox - you can use that to do a lot. The default I believe to bring the Wox command line up in Windows is alt-space. You can do a lot that way.

  • GitHub repo MahApps.Metro

    A framework that allows developers to cobble together a better UI for their own WPF applications with minimal effort.

  • GitHub repo Chocolatey

    Chocolatey - the package manager for Windows

    Project mention: What useful unknown website do you wish more people knew about? | reddit.com/r/AskReddit | 2021-10-06

    chocolatey is very useful too, and it also can upgrade automated (via a scheduled task) and has -I think- a larger repo.

  • GitHub repo PEASS-ng

    PEASS - Privilege Escalation Awesome Scripts SUITE (with colors)

    Project mention: First live ctf | reddit.com/r/hackthebox | 2021-10-05

    CAP for Capabilities ! try running this https://github.com/carlospolop/PEASS-ng/tree/master/linPEAS

  • GitHub repo N_m3u8DL-CLI

    [.NET] m3u8 downloader 开源的命令行m3u8/HLS/dash下载器,支持普通AES-128-CBC解密,多线程,自定义请求头等. 支持简体中文,繁体中文和英文. English Supported.

    Project mention: Downloaded potential malware from Github? | reddit.com/r/antivirus | 2021-09-24
  • Nanos

    Run Linux Software Faster and Safer than Linux with Unikernels.

  • GitHub repo Uno Platform

    Build Mobile, Desktop and WebAssembly apps with C# and XAML. Today. Open source and professionally supported.

    Project mention: Announcing .NET 6 Release Candidate 2 | reddit.com/r/programming | 2021-10-12

    There is always https://platform.uno/ for Linux desktop support.

  • GitHub repo Notepads

    A modern, lightweight text editor with a minimalist design.

    Project mention: microsoft's react native gallery - good practices & sons - they chose web so they can better serve their customers | reddit.com/r/softwaregore | 2021-09-29

    but the problems is not native software really, it's Microsoft software. their modern TEXT EDITOR breaks on large text files because their fucking RichTextEditor component can't fucking handle pagination https://github.com/JasonStein/Notepads/issues/10

  • GitHub repo Quasar

    Remote Administration Tool for Windows (by quasar)

    Project mention: The end of HydroCheats (Ratting, Token Logging, Account Stealing, etc.) | reddit.com/r/ghostclient | 2021-10-11

    *2 = This file is a binary exported by https://github.com/quasar/Quasar which is a FOSS RAT software

  • GitHub repo UWP Community Toolkit

    The Windows Community Toolkit is a collection of helpers, extensions, and custom controls. It simplifies and demonstrates common developer tasks building UWP and .NET apps for Windows 10. The toolkit is part of the .NET Foundation.

    Project mention: Esiste qualcuno a cui piace il proprio lavoro? | reddit.com/r/italy | 2021-09-19
  • GitHub repo EarTrumpet

    EarTrumpet - Volume Control for Windows

    Project mention: EarTrumpet for Windows 11 | reddit.com/r/CKsTechNews | 2021-10-06
  • GitHub repo win-acme

    A simple ACME client for Windows (for use with Let's Encrypt et al.)

    Project mention: How to Create and install Free SSL certificates in IIS? | dev.to | 2021-02-15
  • GitHub repo Dependencies

    A rewrite of the old legacy software "depends.exe" in C# for Windows devs to troubleshoot dll load dependencies issues.

    Project mention: Identifying 'Visual C++ Redistributable' dependencies... | reddit.com/r/Windows10 | 2021-02-15

    https://stackoverflow.com/questions/18595008/how-do-i-determine-which-c-redistributables-my-program-needs-to-run point to https://github.com/lucasg/Dependencies

  • GitHub repo EverythingToolbar

    Everything integration for the Windows taskbar.

    Project mention: Windows 11 available on October 5 | reddit.com/r/pcgaming | 2021-08-31

    Link for Everything taskbar integration

  • GitHub repo Windows-Auto-Night-Mode

    Automatically switches between the dark and light theme of Windows 10 and Windows 11

    Project mention: My List of 3rd party apps to enhance Windows 10/11 experience. | reddit.com/r/Windows11 | 2021-10-11

    If you want auto dark/light mode like MacOS does, use this.

  • GitHub repo perfview

    PerfView is a CPU and memory performance-analysis tool

    Project mention: what is syncengine.etl? | reddit.com/r/Office365 | 2021-04-18
  • GitHub repo Ombi

    Want a Movie or TV Show on Plex or Emby? Use Ombi!

    Project mention: With all you kids posting your network diagrams, I present my old man (>60 yo) network diagram. Oh yeah, and get off my Instaface. | reddit.com/r/homelab | 2021-10-14

    You can automate the requests by using something like Ombi. It also supports user accounts.

  • GitHub repo ModernWpf

    Modern styles and controls for your WPF applications

    Project mention: Interest in ModernWPF | reddit.com/r/csharp | 2021-09-26

    I did! https://github.com/Kinnara/ModernWpf/issues/373

  • GitHub repo SkiaSharp

    SkiaSharp is a cross-platform 2D graphics API for .NET platforms based on Google's Skia Graphics Library. It provides a comprehensive 2D API that can be used across mobile, server and desktop models to render images.

    Project mention: ASP.NET Core updates in .NET 6 Release Candidate 2 - Native dependencies for Blazor WebAssembly! | reddit.com/r/Blazor | 2021-10-13
  • GitHub repo ModernFlyouts

    A modern Fluent Design replacement for the old Metro themed flyouts present in Windows.

    Project mention: This is what i feel W11 should have been like. Read comments for applications used. | reddit.com/r/Windows11 | 2021-10-07
  • GitHub repo nbfc

    NoteBook FanControl

    Project mention: Bought this laptop 2 days ago... anything i should know? Like first things to do? | reddit.com/r/IndianGaming | 2021-10-05

    Yes and It's open source. https://github.com/hirschmann/nbfc

  • GitHub repo SimpleDnsCrypt

    A simple management tool for dnscrypt-proxy

    Project mention: How much can admins in College/University internet can see? | reddit.com/r/privacytoolsIO | 2021-08-26

    B. You can still fix visible Windows/Windows apps traffic with DNScrypt but this can break some apps, or latency can be a factor.

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2021-10-16.


What are some of the best open-source Window projects in C#? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 PowerToys 61,412
2 PowerShell 30,086
3 Wox 20,828
4 MahApps.Metro 7,942
5 Chocolatey 7,782
6 PEASS-ng 6,548
7 N_m3u8DL-CLI 5,978
8 Uno Platform 5,791
9 Notepads 5,320
10 Quasar 4,756
11 UWP Community Toolkit 4,541
12 EarTrumpet 4,535
13 win-acme 4,231
14 Dependencies 4,127
15 EverythingToolbar 3,464
16 Windows-Auto-Night-Mode 2,880
17 perfview 2,810
18 Ombi 2,632
19 ModernWpf 2,456
20 SkiaSharp 2,361
21 ModernFlyouts 1,945
22 nbfc 1,886
23 SimpleDnsCrypt 1,880
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