Trending C Projects

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

  • stuxnet

    Public open-source code of malware Stuxnet (aka MyRTUs). (by research-virus)

  • angie

    Angie - drop-in replacement for Nginx

  • quickjs

    QuickJS, the Next Generation: a mighty JavaScript engine (by quickjs-ng)

  • fastfetch

    Like neofetch, but much faster because written mostly in C.

  • raddebugger

    A native, user-mode, multi-process, graphical debugger.

  • DelugeFirmware

  • dune3d

    3D CAD application

  • Xtreme-Firmware

    The Dom amongst the Flipper Zero Firmware. Give your Flipper the power and freedom it is really craving. Let it show you its true form. Dont delay, switch to the one and only true Master today!

  • omnigres

    Postgres as a Platform

  • beyla

    eBPF-based autoinstrumentation of HTTP and HTTPS services

  • immortalwrt

    An opensource OpenWrt variant for mainland China users.

  • rknn-toolkit2

  • xnu

  • mayhem-firmware

    Custom firmware for the HackRF+PortaPack H1/H2

  • inspektor-gadget

    The eBPF tool and systems inspection framework for Kubernetes, containers and Linux hosts.

  • alaz

    Alaz: Advanced eBPF Agent for Kubernetes Observability – Effortlessly monitor K8s service interactions and performance metrics in your K8s environment. Gain in-depth insights with service maps, metrics, distributed tracing, and more, while staying alert to crucial system anomalies 🐝

  • libsql

    libSQL is a fork of SQLite that is both Open Source, and Open Contributions.

  • pgvector

    Open-source vector similarity search for Postgres

  • kyber

  • prism

    Prism Ruby parser (by ruby)

  • bpf-developer-tutorial

    eBPF Developer Tutorial: Learning eBPF Step by Step with Examples

  • STC

    A modern, user friendly, generic, type-safe and fast C99 container library: String, Vector, Sorted and Unordered Map and Set, Deque, Forward List, Smart Pointers, Bitset and Random numbers. (by stclib)

  • unleashed-firmware

    Flipper Zero Unleashed Firmware

  • avrdude

    AVRDUDE is a utility to program AVR microcontrollers

  • Apache AGE

    Graph database optimized for fast analysis and real-time data processing. It is provided as an extension to PostgreSQL. (by apache)

  • vial-qmk

    QMK fork with Vial-specific features.

  • qmk_firmware

    Open-source keyboard firmware for Atmel AVR and Arm USB families (by Keychron)

  • nut

    The Network UPS Tools repository. UPS management protocol Informational RFC 9271 published by IETF at Please star NUT on GitHub, this helps with sponsorships!

  • pg_ivm

    IVM (Incremental View Maintenance) implementation as a PostgreSQL extension

  • Onion

    OS overhaul for Miyoo Mini and Mini+

  • NanoVNA

    Very Tiny Palmtop Vector Network Analyzer

  • Open-Vehicle-Monitoring-System-3

    Open Vehicle Monitoring System - Version 3

  • flipperzero-firmware

    Flipper Zero firmware source code

  • LilyGo-LoRa-Series

    LILYGO LoRa Series examples

  • kepler

    Kepler (Kubernetes-based Efficient Power Level Exporter) uses eBPF to probe performance counters and other system stats, use ML models to estimate workload energy consumption based on these stats, and exports them as Prometheus metrics (by sustainable-computing-io)

  • 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!

  • pcre2

    PCRE2 development is now based here.

  • phoenix

    Phoenix is a self-custodial Bitcoin wallet using Lightning to send/receive payments. (by ACINQ)

  • UltraVNC

    UltraVNC Server, UltraVNC Viewer and UltraVNC SC | Official repository:

  • zap

    blazingly fast backends in zig (by zigzap)

  • foldseek

    Foldseek enables fast and sensitive comparisons of large structure sets.

  • debugprobe

  • firedancer

    Firedancer is Jump Crypto's Solana consensus node implementation.

  • moonlight-android

    GameStream client for Android

  • Prusa-Firmware-Buddy

    Firmware for the Original Prusa MINI, Original Prusa MK4 and the Original Prusa XL 3D printers by Prusa Research.

  • pgaudit

    PostgreSQL Audit Extension

  • lwip

    lwIP mirror from (by lwip-tcpip)

  • cage

    A Wayland kiosk

  • 86Box

    Emulator of x86-based machines based on PCem.

  • libui-ng

    libui-ng: a portable GUI library for C. "libui for the next generation"

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 stuxnet 53.4%
2 angie 18.6%
3 quickjs 16.6%
4 fastfetch 13.0%
5 raddebugger 10.2%
6 DelugeFirmware 9.7%
7 dune3d 9.3%
8 Xtreme-Firmware 8.5%
9 omnigres 8.2%
10 beyla 7.5%
11 immortalwrt 7.2%
12 rknn-toolkit2 6.9%
13 xnu 6.8%
14 mayhem-firmware 6.7%
15 inspektor-gadget 6.5%
16 alaz 6.5%
17 libsql 6.2%
18 pgvector 6.1%
19 kyber 6.1%
20 prism 5.8%
21 bpf-developer-tutorial 5.8%
22 STC 5.7%
23 unleashed-firmware 5.5%
24 avrdude 5.3%
25 Apache AGE 5.3%
26 vial-qmk 5.2%
27 qmk_firmware 5.1%
28 nut 5.1%
29 pg_ivm 5.1%
30 Onion 4.7%
31 NanoVNA 4.7%
32 Open-Vehicle-Monitoring-System-3 4.5%
33 flipperzero-firmware 4.5%
34 LilyGo-LoRa-Series 4.5%
35 kepler 4.3%
36 AFLplusplus 4.3%
37 pcre2 4.2%
38 phoenix 4.2%
39 UltraVNC 4.2%
40 zap 4.2%
41 foldseek 4.2%
42 debugprobe 4.2%
43 firedancer 4.1%
44 moonlight-android 4.1%
45 Prusa-Firmware-Buddy 4.1%
46 pgaudit 4.1%
47 lwip 4.1%
48 cage 4.1%
49 86Box 4.0%
50 libui-ng 4.0%