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Open-source C projects categorized as open-source

Top 23 C open-source Projects

  • VideoLAN Client (VLC)

    VLC media player - All pull requests are ignored, please follow https://wiki.videolan.org/Sending_Patches_VLC/

    Project mention: flatpak search for any item does not work | reddit.com/r/flatpak | 2023-03-31

    at the bottom of https://www.videolan.org/vlc/ is an option:SourcesYou can also directly get the source code.which takes you here - https://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-sources.htmlwhich is where that tarball is with lots of older versions as well.

  • clamav

    ClamAV - Documentation is here: https://docs.clamav.net

    Project mention: what should i use for anti-virus? | reddit.com/r/degoogle | 2023-03-11

    On Linux: AppArmor or SeLinux (never set it to be "permissive"!). These are not anti-virus software, but are mandatory access control systems. Most distributions include one or the other out of the box. There is ClamAV, but it doesn't necessarily protect the local machine. Mainly use it if you risk cross-contamination (e.g. you are hosting a SAMBA share or an email server.)

  • InfluxDB

    Access the most powerful time series database as a service. Ingest, store, & analyze all types of time series data in a fully-managed, purpose-built database. Keep data forever with low-cost storage and superior data compression.

  • freeswitch

    FreeSWITCH is a Software Defined Telecom Stack enabling the digital transformation from proprietary telecom switches to a versatile software implementation that runs on any commodity hardware. From a Raspberry PI to a multi-core server, FreeSWITCH can unlock the telecommunications potential of any device.

    Project mention: Virtual line to offer audiobooks by phone? | reddit.com/r/VOIP | 2022-08-17

    Hopefully an update to allow speed changes will land... https://github.com/signalwire/freeswitch/pull/244

  • tio

    A simple serial device I/O tool

    Project mention: Best terminal for serial comms between device and Linux PC? | reddit.com/r/embedded | 2022-09-08

    tio. https://github.com/tio/tio. Super simple no frills program. It's gnu screen minus the stackoverflow searches. This is what you want.

  • cdogs-sdl

    Classic overhead run-and-gun game

    Project mention: Good gamepad games for a weak graphic card | reddit.com/r/pcgaming | 2023-02-23

    Here are a few free games I've played on my tv: C-Dogs SDL, Sonic Robo Blast 2

  • EsenthelEngine

    The Most Powerful Open Source Game Engine in the World

    Project mention: Mortal Kombat inspired fighting game "Dragon Fury" Kickstarter | reddit.com/r/indiegames | 2022-08-01

    Kickstarter - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/esenthel/dragon-fury Steam - https://store.steampowered.com/app/2020590/Dragon_Fury/ YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FmC_PfJoZ1U Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/DragonFuryGame/ Powered by TITAN Engine - https://esenthel.com/ What you think?

  • lxi-tools

    Open source LXI tools

    Project mention: Comparing Hobby PCB Vendors | news.ycombinator.com | 2023-03-25

    (1) Find someone you can pester with questions. (2) Understand the basic workflow. (3) Start by copying and modifying existing designs. (4) Build solutions using functional modules, and version these. (5) Bench test everything. (6) Be aware of startup and edge conditions when designing. (7) Take notes on all design changes or prospective changes, hypotheses and findings. This process will greatly accelerate your learning. This is easier if you have LXI-capable equipment and can capture test information easily. https://github.com/lxi-tools/lxi-tools

  • 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.

  • Ultracopier

    Ultracopier acts as a replacement for files copy dialogs. Features: play/pause, speed limitation, on-error resume, error/collision management ...

    Project mention: Which plugins or tricks do you recommend for better "copy" ? | reddit.com/r/gnome | 2022-09-22
  • fortune-mod

    Implementation of the Unix fortune command for displaying a random quotation, for Linux and other systems.

    Project mention: How can I have offensive fortunes in Void? | reddit.com/r/voidlinux | 2022-08-15
  • One

    One (onelang) is an open-source system programming language that makes it easy to build reliable, efficient and performant software. (release as soon) 1️⃣ 🕐 🩱 (by One-Language)

  • BetterSpades

    BetterSpades, an Ace of Spades client targeted at low end systems (GL/ES 1.1). Runs on your grandmother's rig!

  • CursedGL

    Notcurses-based software rasterizer inspired by OpenGL 1.X that renders directly to the terminal

  • nitrokey-pro-firmware

    Firmware for the Nitrokey Pro device

  • nitrokey-fido2-firmware

    FIDO2 USB token optimized for security, extensibility, and style. A fork of Solo key.

    Project mention: The Blue Is Gone | reddit.com/r/yubikey | 2023-03-07
  • naikari

    2-D space trading and mercenary sandbox game.

    Project mention: Naikari update 0.6.0 released - Free & open-source freeform space trading and mercenary game | reddit.com/r/pcgaming | 2023-02-08
  • fanboy

    Open Source PWM Fan Controller

    Project mention: Custom FAN Controller (Personal Project) | reddit.com/r/watercooling | 2023-01-16

    I've had a similar idea back in 2019: FanBoy: Open Source PWM Fan Controller

  • tirdad

    TCP ISN CPU Information Leak Protection. TCP Initial Sequence Numbers Randomization to prevent TCP ISN based CPU Information Leaks.

    Project mention: TCP ISN CPU Information Leak Protection. TCP Initial Sequence Numbers Randomization to prevent TCP ISN based CPU Information Leaks. | reddit.com/r/CKsTechNews | 2022-06-17
  • SDL2-GNUBoy

    A Gameboy and Gameboy Color Emulator for Windows, Mac, and Linux (An sdl2 focused fork of GNUBoy) (by AlexOberhofer)

    Project mention: Port of GNUBoy to OpenBSD using DRM framebuffer and wscons (no X11) | reddit.com/r/openbsd_gaming | 2022-06-24

    GNUboy upstream is here: https://github.com/AlexOberhofer/SDL2-GNUBoy

  • OpenStorm

    An open source 3D radar viewer

    Project mention: I have been working on a free open source 3D radar viewer | reddit.com/r/weather | 2022-11-20

    The download can be found can be found on the project's GitHub page. https://github.com/JordanSchlick/OpenStorm

  • crescent

    A fighting game engine for windows, linux, and macos written in C and uses OpenGL. (by Chukobyte)

    Project mention: Code Review of C Fighting Game Engine | reddit.com/r/codereview | 2023-03-03
  • fundamental

    Software to look for interrelationships between constants and find formulas for number sequences (by djbarrow)

    Project mention: Program finds links between semitone distance, golden ratio and particle masses | reddit.com/r/NIST | 2022-10-06

    The equations he found are as follows as direct output from his Open Source Program Fundamental available at https://github.com/djbarrow/fundamental

  • GubOS

    A simple OS based on c language

    Project mention: I need some contributors for two big projects | dev.to | 2022-04-10
  • Odin

    A simple CLI based Operating System (by vinsdragonis)

    Project mention: Moving the cursor in text mode with VGA registers | reddit.com/r/osdev | 2022-08-01


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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 2023-03-31.

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

Project Stars
1 VideoLAN Client (VLC) 10,630
2 clamav 2,770
3 freeswitch 2,254
4 tio 1,229
5 cdogs-sdl 715
6 EsenthelEngine 555
7 lxi-tools 373
8 Ultracopier 309
9 fortune-mod 297
10 One 244
11 BetterSpades 194
12 CursedGL 153
13 nitrokey-pro-firmware 114
14 nitrokey-fido2-firmware 45
15 naikari 38
16 fanboy 31
17 tirdad 27
18 SDL2-GNUBoy 25
19 OpenStorm 24
20 crescent 19
21 fundamental 15
22 GubOS 4
23 Odin 4
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