C Lightweight

Open-source C projects categorized as Lightweight

Top 23 C Lightweight Projects

  • libwebsockets

    canonical libwebsockets.org networking library

  • libaco

    A blazing fast and lightweight C asymmetric coroutine library 💎 ⛅🚀⛅🌞

    Project mention: Splitting the stack - is there a library for this? | /r/C_Programming | 2023-05-17
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  • axel

    Lightweight CLI download accelerator

    Project mention: The curl-wget Venn diagram | news.ycombinator.com | 2023-09-04

    I recently found [axel], which is very impressive wget-like tool for larger files.

    [axel]: https://github.com/axel-download-accelerator/axel

  • FlashDB

    An ultra-lightweight database that supports key-value and time series data | 一款支持 KV 数据和时序数据的超轻量级数据库

    Project mention: FlashDB: NEW Data - star count:1406.0 | /r/algoprojects | 2023-10-20
  • microsocks

    tiny, portable SOCKS5 server with very moderate resource usage

  • librg

    🚀 Making multi-player gamedev simpler since 2017

  • gunslinger

    C99, header-only framework for games and multimedia applications

  • InfluxDB

    Collect and Analyze Billions of Data Points in Real Time. Manage all types of time series data in a single, purpose-built database. Run at any scale in any environment in the cloud, on-premises, or at the edge.

  • Performance Co-Pilot

    Performance Co-Pilot (by performancecopilot)

  • herbe

    Daemon-less notifications without D-Bus. Minimal and lightweight.

  • lwmem

    Lightweight dynamic memory manager library for embedded systems with memory constraints. It implements malloc, calloc, realloc and free functions

  • dao

    Dao Programming Language (by daokoder)

  • polybar-spotify-module

    A collection of lightweight programs for use with a Polybar Spotify Module

  • cgif

    GIF encoder written in C

  • jobflow

    runs stuff in parallel (like GNU parallel, but much faster and memory-efficient)

  • libe131

    libE131: a lightweight C/C++ library for the E1.31 (sACN) protocol

  • kcs

    Scripting in C with JIT(x64)/VM.

  • Newtrodit

    A console text editor written in C.

  • flarity

    A modern ST fork with the intention to be usable by anyone while being extremely versale.

    Project mention: using tmux with st (auto close session on exit) | /r/suckless | 2023-02-22

    linking to https://github.com/BeyondMagic/flarity/blob/01d7a9dc04203f6fe2410413a038ac1f6c4515fb/column-rows-patch-st-with-liga-box-hist.diff (untested)

  • RFont

    Simple-to-use single header modular font rendering library written in C.

    Project mention: RFont | Simple-to-use single header modular font rendering library | /r/cprogramming | 2023-09-19

    Rfont is a simple single header modular font rendering library The library is designed to be lightweight while also supporting the ablitiy to add your own rendering system.

  • imd

    Rebuild of my md program. It's better looking, working, and has better features. The Improved terminal MarkDown file reader / viewer / styler / tui.

  • mpdart

    A simple X application that shows mpd album art. Mirror of https://git.depsterr.com/mpdart

  • updog

    Updog is a chat app in c (by moussacodes)

    Project mention: Seeking Programming Buddies for Collaborative C-based Terminal Chat App Project | /r/ProgrammingBuddies | 2023-05-31
  • almanac_c

    Simple command line calendar utility. Written in C

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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 2023-10-20.

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

Project Stars
1 libwebsockets 4,040
2 libaco 3,388
3 axel 2,681
4 FlashDB 1,455
5 microsocks 1,217
6 librg 1,158
7 gunslinger 1,074
8 Performance Co-Pilot 908
9 herbe 484
10 lwmem 261
11 dao 198
12 polybar-spotify-module 129
13 cgif 93
14 jobflow 77
15 libe131 68
16 kcs 39
17 Newtrodit 27
18 flarity 14
19 RFont 9
20 imd 9
21 mpdart 8
22 updog 8
23 almanac_c 6
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