Trending Makefile Projects

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

  • GitHub repo hcert-spec

    Electronic Health Certificates Specification

  • GitHub repo license-list-XML

    This is the repository for the master files that comprise the SPDX License List

  • GitHub repo opentelemetry-proto

    Protobuf definitions for the OpenTelemetry protocol (OTLP)

  • GitHub repo Jumpdrive

    Flash/Rescue SD Card image for PinePhone and PineTab

  • GitHub repo EmuELEC

    EmuELEC, retro emulation for Amlogic devices. Based on CoreELEC. or join us on Discord:

  • GitHub repo opentelemetry-specification

    Specifications for OpenTelemetry

  • GitHub repo riscv-elf-psabi-doc

    A RISC-V ELF psABI Document

  • GitHub repo Procursus

    Modern *OS Bootstrap

  • GitHub repo private-click-measurement

    Private Click Measurement

  • GitHub repo layout-instability

    A proposal for a Layout Instability specification

  • GitHub repo dockerfiles

    Dockerfiles for various pandoc images (by pandoc)

  • GitHub repo wlr-protocols

    Wayland protocols designed for use in wlroots (and other compositors)

  • GitHub repo device_arpi_rpi4

    Device build-config for Raspberry Pi 4

  • GitHub repo floc


  • GitHub repo golang-standards/project-layout

    Standard Go Project Layout

  • GitHub repo getting-started

    This repository is a getting started guide to Singer.

  • GitHub repo unifi-poller

    Application: Collect ALL UniFi Controller, Site, Device & Client Data - Export to InfluxDB or Prometheus

  • GitHub repo freedom-tools

    Tools for SiFive's Freedom Platform

  • GitHub repo turtledove


  • GitHub repo webextensions

    Charter and administrivia for the WebExtensions Community Group (WECG)

  • GitHub repo libretro-thumbnails

    Thumbnails for RetroArch

  • GitHub repo i3-gnome

    Use i3wm/i3-gaps with GNOME Session infrastructure.

  • GitHub repo smi-spec

    Service Mesh Interface

  • GitHub repo Lakka-LibreELEC

    Lakka is a lightweight Linux distribution that transforms a small computer into a full blown game console.

  • GitHub repo spec

    Container Storage Interface (CSI) Specification. (by container-storage-interface)

  • GitHub repo twemoji-color-font

    Twitter Unicode 13.1 emoji color OpenType-SVG font for Linux/MacOS/Windows

  • GitHub repo ecs-refarch-cloudformation

    A reference architecture for deploying containerized microservices with Amazon ECS and AWS CloudFormation (YAML)

  • GitHub repo crystal-book

    Crystal docs at

  • GitHub repo liberation-fonts

    The Liberation(tm) Fonts is a font family which aims at metric compatibility with Arial, Times New Roman, and Courier New.

  • GitHub repo buildroot

    Buildroot, making embedded Linux easy. Note that this is not the official repository, but only a mirror. The official Git repository is at Do not open issues or file pull requests here.

  • GitHub repo helmfiles

    Comprehensive Distribution of Helmfiles for Kubernetes

  • GitHub repo packages

    Community maintained packages for OpenWrt. Documentation for submitting pull requests is in

  • GitHub repo android-libjpeg-turbo

    Standalone configuration for libjpeg-turbo.

  • GitHub repo spksrc

    Cross compilation framework to create native packages for the Synology's NAS

  • GitHub repo buildroot

    Tesla's buildroot repository (by teslamotors)

  • GitHub repo

    Just enough OS for KODI

  • GitHub repo nvidia-docker

    Build and run Docker containers leveraging NVIDIA GPUs

  • GitHub repo theos

    A cross-platform suite of tools for building and deploying software for iOS and other platforms.

  • GitHub repo picture-in-picture

    Picture-in-Picture (PiP)

  • GitHub repo paint-timing

    Paint Timing

  • GitHub repo PostgresApp

    The easiest way to get started with PostgreSQL on the Mac

  • GitHub repo noobs

    NOOBS (New Out Of Box Software) - An easy Operating System install manager for the Raspberry Pi

  • GitHub repo Tatoeba-Challenge

  • GitHub repo iso

    Pop!_OS ISO production (by pop-os)

  • GitHub repo docker-ce-packaging

    Packaging scripts for Docker CE

  • GitHub repo jmap

    JSON Meta Application Protocol Specification (JMAP)

  • GitHub repo webappsec-change-password-url

    A Well-Known URL for Changing Passwords

  • GitHub repo league-gothic

    A revival of an old classic, Alternate Gothic #1

  • GitHub repo redox

    Mirror of

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 Makefile projects? This list will help you:

Project Growth
1 hcert-spec 73.0%
2 license-list-XML 17.0%
3 opentelemetry-proto 13.4%
4 Jumpdrive 8.7%
5 EmuELEC 8.3%
6 opentelemetry-specification 7.9%
7 riscv-elf-psabi-doc 7.7%
8 Procursus 7.6%
9 private-click-measurement 7.5%
10 layout-instability 7.4%
11 dockerfiles 5.9%
12 wlr-protocols 5.5%
13 device_arpi_rpi4 5.3%
14 floc 5.1%
15 golang-standards/project-layout 5.0%
16 getting-started 4.9%
17 unifi-poller 4.8%
18 freedom-tools 4.7%
19 turtledove 4.6%
20 webextensions 4.4%
21 libretro-thumbnails 3.9%
22 i3-gnome 3.9%
23 smi-spec 3.3%
24 Lakka-LibreELEC 3.1%
25 spec 3.0%
26 twemoji-color-font 2.9%
27 ecs-refarch-cloudformation 2.7%
28 crystal-book 2.6%
29 liberation-fonts 2.6%
30 buildroot 2.5%
31 helmfiles 2.3%
32 packages 2.1%
33 displaylink-rpm 2.1%
34 android-libjpeg-turbo 2.0%
35 spksrc 2.0%
36 buildroot 1.9%
37 1.9%
38 nvidia-docker 1.9%
39 theos 1.6%
40 picture-in-picture 1.4%
41 paint-timing 1.3%
42 PostgresApp 1.3%
43 noobs 1.0%
44 Tatoeba-Challenge 0.9%
45 iso 0.9%
46 docker-ce-packaging 0.9%
47 jmap 0.7%
48 webappsec-change-password-url 0.7%
49 league-gothic 0.3%
50 redox 0.0%