Trending C Projects

This page lists the top trending projects based on the growth of GitHub stars.
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Top 50 Trending C Projects

  • GitHub repo skyline

    Run Nintendo Switch homebrew & games on your Android device!

  • GitHub repo bhook

    🔥 ByteHook(aka bhook) is a PLT hook framework for Android app.

  • GitHub repo FidelityFX-FSR

    FidelityFX Super Resolution

  • GitHub repo oot

    Decompilation of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

  • GitHub repo m1n1

    A bootloader and experimentation playground for Apple Silicon

  • GitHub repo SDL

    Simple Directmedia Layer

  • GitHub repo nanos

    A kernel designed to run one and only one application in a virtualized environment

  • GitHub repo libbpf

    Automated upstream mirror for libbpf stand-alone build.

  • GitHub repo wine

    Wine with a bit of extra spice (by ValveSoftware)

  • GitHub repo limine

    x86/x86_64 BIOS/UEFI Bootloader

  • GitHub repo tracee

    Linux Runtime Security and Forensics using eBPF

  • GitHub repo 86Box

    Emulator of x86-based machines based on PCem.

  • GitHub repo blender

    Official mirror of Blender

  • GitHub repo pico-examples

  • GitHub repo rizin

    UNIX-like reverse engineering framework and command-line toolset.

  • GitHub repo security-research

    This project hosts security advisories and their accompanying proof-of-concepts related to research conducted at Google which impact non-Google owned code.

  • GitHub repo FreeRTOS-Kernel

    FreeRTOS kernel files only, submoduled into and various other repos.

  • GitHub repo xv6-riscv

    Xv6 for RISC-V

  • GitHub repo Open-PS2-Loader

    Game and app loader for Sony PlayStation 2

  • GitHub repo pico-sdk

  • GitHub repo Rust-for-Linux

    Adding support for the Rust language to the Linux kernel. (by Rust-for-Linux)

  • GitHub repo chipyard

    An Agile RISC-V SoC Design Framework with in-order cores, out-of-order cores, accelerators, and more

  • GitHub repo Configurations

    Configurations for Marlin Firmware

  • GitHub repo riscv-isa-sim

    Spike, a RISC-V ISA Simulator

  • GitHub repo hidapi

    A Simple library for communicating with USB and Bluetooth HID devices on Linux, Mac and Windows.

  • GitHub repo openwifi

    open-source 802.11 WiFi baseband chip/FPGA design

  • GitHub repo Sandboxie

    Sandboxie - Open Source

  • GitHub repo ifuse

    A fuse filesystem to access the contents of iOS devices

  • GitHub repo ustreamer

    µStreamer - Lightweight and fast MJPG-HTTP streamer

  • GitHub repo android-app

    Official ProtonVPN Android app

  • GitHub repo libavif

    libavif - Library for encoding and decoding .avif files

  • GitHub repo core

    MetaCall: The ultimate polyglot programming experience. (by metacall)

  • GitHub repo droidcam

    GNU/Linux client for DroidCam

  • GitHub repo hardened_malloc

    Hardened allocator designed for modern systems. It has integration into Android's Bionic libc and can be used externally with musl and glibc as a dynamic library for use on other Linux-based platforms. It will gain more portability / integration over time.

  • GitHub repo esp32-camera

  • GitHub repo swow

    Coroutine-based concurrency library for PHP

  • GitHub repo freeciv

    Freeciv is a Free and Open Source empire-building strategy game inspired by the history of human civilization. Upstream repository for the standalone Freeciv client and server. Report bugs and submit patches at

  • GitHub repo lvgl

    Powerful and easy-to-use embedded GUI library with many widgets, advanced visual effects (opacity, antialiasing, animations) and low memory requirements (16K RAM, 64K Flash).

  • GitHub repo simde

    Implementations of SIMD instruction sets for systems which don't natively support them.

  • GitHub repo gpu

    Dissecting the M1's GPU for 3D acceleration

  • GitHub repo cuda-samples

    Samples for CUDA Developers which demonstrates features in CUDA Toolkit

  • GitHub repo htop

    htop - an interactive process viewer (by htop-dev)

  • GitHub repo AFLplusplus

    The fuzzer afl++ is afl with community patches, qemu 5.1 upgrade, collision-free coverage, enhanced laf-intel & redqueen, AFLfast++ power schedules, MOpt mutators, unicorn_mode, and a lot more!

  • GitHub repo janet

    A dynamic language and bytecode vm

  • GitHub repo barrier

    Open-source KVM software

  • GitHub repo Wazuh

    Wazuh - The Open Source Security Platform

  • GitHub repo BlackHole

    BlackHole is a modern macOS virtual audio driver that allows applications to pass audio to other applications with zero additional latency.

  • GitHub repo desmume

    DeSmuME is a Nintendo DS emulator

  • GitHub repo vgmstream

    vgmstream - A library for playback of various streamed audio formats used in video games.

  • GitHub repo Main_MiSTer

    Main MiSTer binary and Wiki

ABOUT: The growth percentage is calculated as the increase in the number of stars compared to the previous month. We list only projects that have at least 500 stars and a GitHub organization logo set.


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

Project Growth
1 skyline 40.5%
2 bhook 25.2%
3 FidelityFX-FSR 17.5%
4 oot 15.6%
5 m1n1 13.9%
6 SDL 13.6%
7 nanos 11.2%
8 libbpf 11.1%
9 wine 11.0%
10 limine 10.9%
11 tracee 9.0%
12 86Box 9.0%
13 blender 8.8%
14 pico-examples 8.7%
15 rizin 8.5%
16 security-research 8.5%
17 FreeRTOS-Kernel 8.3%
18 xv6-riscv 7.8%
19 Open-PS2-Loader 7.4%
20 pico-sdk 7.2%
21 Rust-for-Linux 7.2%
22 chipyard 7.0%
23 Configurations 7.0%
24 riscv-isa-sim 7.0%
25 hidapi 6.6%
26 openwifi 6.6%
27 Sandboxie 6.5%
28 ifuse 6.5%
29 ustreamer 6.5%
30 android-app 6.3%
31 libavif 6.2%
32 core 6.2%
33 droidcam 6.1%
34 hardened_malloc 6.0%
35 esp32-camera 6.0%
36 swow 6.0%
37 freeciv 5.8%
38 lvgl 5.8%
39 simde 5.7%
40 gpu 5.6%
41 cuda-samples 5.6%
42 htop 5.5%
43 AFLplusplus 5.4%
44 janet 5.4%
45 barrier 5.4%
46 Wazuh 5.4%
47 BlackHole 5.4%
48 desmume 5.3%
49 vgmstream 5.1%
50 Main_MiSTer 5.1%