Objective-C Utility

Open-source Objective-C projects categorized as Utility

Top 13 Objective-C Utility Projects

  • GitHub repo KeepingYouAwake

    Prevents your Mac from going to sleep.

    Project mention: Apple has threatened to remove Amphetamine from the App Store | news.ycombinator.com | 2021-01-01

    FYI, there is an open-source alternative with the less catchy but less controversial name, KeepingYouAwake:


  • GitHub repo MMWormhole

    Message passing between iOS apps and extensions.

  • GitHub repo InAppSettingsKit

    This iOS framework allows settings to be in-app in addition to or instead of being in the Settings app.

  • GitHub repo EKAlgorithms

    EKAlgorithms contains some well known CS algorithms & data structures.

  • GitHub repo SlowQuitApps

    Add a global delay to Command-Q to stop accidental app quits.

    Project mention: TOP 30 Mac Useful Tools | dev.to | 2020-12-14

    Slow Quit Apps

  • GitHub repo VTAcknowledgementsViewController

    Acknowledgements screen displaying a list of licenses, for example from CocoaPods dependencies.

  • GitHub repo BFKit

    BFKit is a collection of useful classes and categories to develop Apps faster.

  • GitHub repo YOLOKit

    Getting square objects down round holes

  • GitHub repo ReflectableEnum

    Reflection for enumerations in Objective-C.

  • GitHub repo XExtensionItem

    Easier sharing of structured data between iOS applications and share extensions

  • GitHub repo OpinionatedC

    Because Objective-C should have inherited more from Smalltalk

  • GitHub repo App-Update-Tracker

    Simple app install/update behavior detection.

  • GitHub repo ContactsWrapper

    Contacts wrapper for iOS 9 or upper with Objective-C

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 2021-01-01.


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

Project Stars
1 KeepingYouAwake 4,096
2 MMWormhole 3,790
3 InAppSettingsKit 3,024
4 EKAlgorithms 2,415
5 SlowQuitApps 927
6 VTAcknowledgementsViewController 862
7 BFKit 811
8 YOLOKit 665
9 ReflectableEnum 335
10 XExtensionItem 85
11 OpinionatedC 50
12 App-Update-Tracker 23
13 ContactsWrapper 20