Trending C++ Projects

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Top 50 Trending C++ Projects

  • GitHub repo dogecoin

    very currency

  • GitHub repo Serial-Studio

    Multi-purpose serial data visualization & processing program

  • GitHub repo ExpressLRS

    STM32/ESP32/ESP8285 based High Performance Radio Link for Quads

  • GitHub repo EKA2L1

    An experimental Symbian OS emulator

  • GitHub repo ProjectReunion

    Project Reunion empowers all Windows apps (not just UWP/MSIX) with modern Windows UI, APIs, and platform features, including back-compat support, shipped via NuGet.

  • GitHub repo fprime

    F' - A flight software and embedded systems framework

  • GitHub repo redpanda

    Redpanda is the real-time engine for modern apps. Kafka API Compatible; 10x faster. See more at

  • GitHub repo wslg

    Enabling the Windows Subsystem for Linux to include support for Wayland and X server related scenarios

  • GitHub repo Tendis

    Tendis is a high-performance distributed storage system fully compatible with the Redis protocol.

  • GitHub repo OpenTTD

    OpenTTD is an open source simulation game based upon Transport Tycoon Deluxe

  • GitHub repo serenity

    The Serenity Operating System 🐞

  • GitHub repo taichi

    Productive & portable programming language for high-performance, sparse & differentiable computing on CPUs & GPUs

  • GitHub repo connectedhomeip

    Project Connected Home over IP is a new Working Group within the Zigbee Alliance. This Working Group plans to develop and promote the adoption of a new connectivity standard to increase compatibility among smart home products, with security as a fundamental design tenet.

  • GitHub repo mamba

    The Fast Cross-Platform Package Manager

  • GitHub repo wallet-core

    Cross-platform, cross-blockchain wallet library.

  • GitHub repo

    The successor to Hyperion aka Hyperion Next Generation

  • GitHub repo vk_raytracing_tutorial_KHR

    Ray tracing examples and tutorials using VK_KHR_ray_tracing

  • GitHub repo bustub

    The BusTub Relational Database Management System (Educational)

  • GitHub repo libfive

    Infrastructure for solid modeling

  • GitHub repo server

    The Triton Inference Server provides an optimized cloud and edge inferencing solution. (by triton-inference-server)

  • GitHub repo workflow

    C++ Parallel Computing and Asynchronous Networking Engine (by sogou)

  • GitHub repo vosk-api

    Offline speech recognition API for Android, iOS, Raspberry Pi and servers with Python, Java, C# and Node

  • GitHub repo pixie

    Instant Kubernetes-Native Application Observability

  • GitHub repo ViGEmBus

    Windows kernel-mode driver emulating well-known USB game controllers.

  • GitHub repo WebPShop

    Photoshop plug-in for opening and saving WebP images

  • GitHub repo SSVM

    WasmEdge Runtime is a high-performance, extensible, and hardware optimized WebAssembly Virtual Machine for cloud, AI, and blockchain applications.

  • GitHub repo Atmosphere

    Atmosphère is a work-in-progress customized firmware for the Nintendo Switch.

  • GitHub repo chatterino2

    Chat client for

  • GitHub repo ethminer

    Ethereum miner with OpenCL, CUDA and stratum support

  • GitHub repo warzone2100

    Command the forces of The Project in a battle to rebuild the world after mankind has been nearly destroyed by nuclear missiles. A 100% free and open source real-time strategy game for Windows, macOS, Linux, BSD+

  • GitHub repo securitylab

    Resources related to GitHub Security Lab

  • GitHub repo kactl

    KTH Algorithm Competition Template Library (... eller KTHs AC-tillverkande lapp)

  • GitHub repo Qv2ray

    :star: Linux / Windows / macOS 跨平台 V2Ray 客户端 | 支持 VMess / VLESS / SSR / Trojan / Trojan-Go / NaiveProxy / HTTP / HTTPS / SOCKS5 | 使用 C++ / Qt 开发 | 可拓展插件式设计 :star:

  • GitHub repo brave-core

    Core engine for the Brave browser for Android, Linux, macOS, Windows. For issues

  • GitHub repo shelly-homekit

    Apple HomeKit firmware for Shelly switches

  • GitHub repo openpilot

    openpilot is an open source driver assistance system. openpilot performs the functions of Automated Lane Centering and Adaptive Cruise Control for over 100 supported car makes and models.

  • GitHub repo devilutionX

    Diablo build for modern operating systems

  • GitHub repo OvenMediaEngine

    OvenMediaEngine (OME) is a streaming engine for real-time live broadcasting with sub-second latency.

  • GitHub repo llvm-project

    The LLVM Project is a collection of modular and reusable compiler and toolchain technologies. Note: the repository does not accept github pull requests at this moment. Please submit your patches at

  • GitHub repo love

    LÖVE is an awesome 2D game framework for Lua.

  • GitHub repo ugrep

    🔍NEW ugrep v3.2: ultra fast grep with interactive query UI and fuzzy search: search file systems, source code, text, binary files, archives (cpio/tar/pax/zip), compressed files (gz/Z/bz2/lzma/xz/lz4/zstd), documents and more. A faster, user-friendly and compatible grep replacement.

  • GitHub repo rpi-imager

  • GitHub repo OpenLoco

    An open source re-implementation of Chris Sawyer's Locomotion

  • GitHub repo circt

    Circuit IR Compilers and Tools

  • GitHub repo FLTK

    FLTK - Fast Light Tool Kit - - cross platform GUI development

  • GitHub repo jfx

    JavaFX mainline development

  • GitHub repo bsnes

    bsnes is a Super Nintendo (SNES) emulator focused on performance, features, and ease of use.

  • GitHub repo icu

    The new home of the ICU project source code.

  • GitHub repo Fast-Planner

    A Robust and Efficient Trajectory Planner for Quadrotors

  • GitHub repo skift

    🥑 An *hobby* operating system built from scratch in modern C++, featuring a reactive UI library, and a strong emphasis on user experience.

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 dogecoin 34.9%
2 Serial-Studio 30.6%
3 ExpressLRS 21.0%
4 EKA2L1 17.1%
5 ProjectReunion 14.9%
6 fprime 14.7%
7 redpanda 11.9%
8 wslg 11.3%
9 Tendis 10.7%
10 OpenTTD 10.7%
11 serenity 10.3%
12 taichi 10.1%
13 connectedhomeip 9.9%
14 mamba 9.7%
15 wallet-core 9.6%
16 9.4%
17 vk_raytracing_tutorial_KHR 9.2%
18 bustub 8.9%
19 libfive 8.5%
20 server 8.4%
21 workflow 8.0%
22 vosk-api 7.7%
23 pixie 7.7%
24 ViGEmBus 7.5%
25 WebPShop 7.3%
26 SSVM 7.3%
27 Atmosphere 7.2%
28 chatterino2 7.2%
29 ethminer 7.2%
30 warzone2100 7.0%
31 securitylab 6.8%
32 kactl 6.7%
33 Qv2ray 6.6%
34 brave-core 6.6%
35 shelly-homekit 6.5%
36 openpilot 6.4%
37 devilutionX 6.4%
38 OvenMediaEngine 6.3%
39 llvm-project 6.2%
40 love 6.2%
41 ugrep 6.2%
42 rpi-imager 6.2%
43 OpenLoco 6.1%
44 circt 6.1%
45 FLTK 6.0%
46 jfx 5.8%
47 bsnes 5.7%
48 icu 5.5%
49 Fast-Planner 5.4%
50 skift 5.4%