C Desktop

Open-source C projects categorized as Desktop

Top 13 C Desktop Projects

  • ravynos

    A BSD-based OS project that aims to provide an experience like and some compatibility with macOS (formerly known as airyxOS)

    Project mention: GUI USING OPENGL | reddit.com/r/opengl | 2022-08-20

    Hi A long time ago i saw an opreating system called ravyn os(it's name was airyx before) and i was impressed by how beautiful they made thier gui to look too similar to apple one's and when i get a bit deeper in thier the code i discovered that thier gui was made by using apple cocoa 😅https://github.com/ravynsoft/ravynos So here's my question could i make a gui library using opengl and make it look like apple cocoa 🤔 or it's not the thing that is made by API like opengl and is made by a ready gui library 🤔

  • paperview

    A high performance X11 animated wallpaper setter

    Project mention: Paperview | news.ycombinator.com | 2022-11-12
  • Scout APM

    Truly a developer’s best friend. Scout APM is great for developers who want to find and fix performance issues in their applications. With Scout, we'll take care of the bugs so you can focus on building great things 🚀.

  • ring

    Simple and flexible programming language for applications development (by ring-lang)

    Project mention: Fifteen different implementation for the random user application using the Ring programming language (Console, GUI, Qt3D, RayLib, Web, Templates, MVC, etc.) | reddit.com/r/programming | 2022-09-30
  • lagrange

    A Beautiful Gemini Client

    Project mention: Is there an “underground” version of the internet? | reddit.com/r/CasualConversation | 2022-05-28
  • AltSnap

    Maintained continuation of Stefan Sundin's AltDrag

    Project mention: How to make windows' borders 'magnetic' such they snap to each other? | reddit.com/r/Windows10 | 2022-10-25

    Pretty much only possible with 3rd party tools. https://windhawk.net/mods/slick-window-arrangement https://github.com/RamonUnch/AltSnap

  • linux

    XanMod: Linux kernel source code tree (by xanmod)

    Project mention: How To Set Up Pop OS 20.04 LTS For Gaming - Steam, Lutris, Feral Gamemode & Xanmod - GUI Method | reddit.com/r/IntelligentGaming2020 | 2022-11-30
  • xsuspender

    :eyes: :computer: :zzz: :battery: Save battery by auto-suspending unfocused X11 applications.

    Project mention: Whats the Lightest Linux distro to Install for great battery Life ? | reddit.com/r/linux4noobs | 2022-11-16

    Tune all options using powertop --auto-tune and take a look at XSuspender - it's iClone-like background app restriction app. Works very well for me - https://kernc.github.io/xsuspender/

  • SonarQube

    Static code analysis for 29 languages.. Your projects are multi-language. So is SonarQube analysis. Find Bugs, Vulnerabilities, Security Hotspots, and Code Smells so you can release quality code every time. Get started analyzing your projects today for free.

  • hudkit

    transparent fullscreen on-top click-through WebKit web view, for making cool desktop HUDs (by anko)

    Project mention: Is it possible to have a browser tab as desktop background? | reddit.com/r/linuxquestions | 2022-04-01

    Exactly what you asked for but no one posted it yet: https://github.com/anko/hudkit

  • wayward

    Fast desktop shell for wayland and weston.

    Project mention: wayward 1.0.2 released - fast desktop shell for weston - now without GTK | reddit.com/r/linux | 2021-12-23
  • RudeWindowFixer

    Fix Windows taskbar always-on-top issues

    Project mention: Former Microsoft engineer criticizes Windows 11's new Start menu design, ads | reddit.com/r/Windows11 | 2022-08-30

    Maybe this will help? https://github.com/dechamps/RudeWindowFixer

  • naikari

    2-D space trading and mercenary sandbox game.

    Project mention: Naikari 0.4.0: update released with big new game experience improvements | reddit.com/r/opensourcegames | 2022-08-30
  • nautilus-annotations

    Annotate files and directories

    Project mention: Nautilus Annotations: Annotate files and directories | reddit.com/r/linux | 2022-07-22
  • compicc

    Mirrored from https://gitlab.com/compiz/compicc.git

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 2022-11-30.

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

Project Stars
1 ravynos 4,644
2 paperview 1,289
3 ring 1,011
4 lagrange 938
5 AltSnap 736
6 linux 648
7 xsuspender 290
8 hudkit 72
9 wayward 63
10 RudeWindowFixer 35
11 naikari 24
12 nautilus-annotations 11
13 compicc 9
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