All my Open Source App Alternatives

This page summarizes the projects mentioned and recommended in the original post on /r/fdroid

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  • OpenBoard

    100% foss keyboard based on AOSP, with no dependency on Google binaries, that respects your privacy.

    Keyboard → OpenBoard (FlorisBoard when the v4 will be released...)

  • FlorisBoard

    An open-source keyboard for Android which respects your privacy. Currently in early-beta.

    Keyboard → OpenBoard (FlorisBoard when the v4 will be released...)

  • Appwrite

    Appwrite - The open-source backend cloud platform. Add Auth, Databases, Functions, and Storage to your product and build any application at any scale while using your preferred coding languages and tools.

  • platform_external_Camera

    Camera app prebuilt using the latest official release of the Camera app.

    Camera → GrapheneOS Camera (it's very hard to achieve good quality with open source alternatives)

  • Simple-SMS-Messenger

    An easy and quick way of managing SMS and MMS messages without ads.

    SMS → Simple SMS

  • Aegis

    A free, secure and open source app for Android to manage your 2-step verification tokens.

    Google Authentificator → Aegis

  • OpenCalc

    A simple and beautiful calculator for Android

    Calculator → OpenCalc♥️

  • AuroraStore

    Play Store → Aurora Store, Fdroid, Neo Store

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  • Play Store → Aurora Store, Fdroid, Neo Store

  • Neo-Store

    An F-Droid client with modern UI and an arsenal of extra features.

    Play Store → Aurora Store, Fdroid, Neo Store

  • quillpad

    Take beautiful markdown notes and stay organized with task lists. Fork of Quillnote

    Note → QuillNote (QuillPad is a new updated fork)

  • firefox-android

    This repository hosts the Firefox for Android (Fenix), Focus for Android, and Mozilla Android Components projects.

    Google Chrome → Firefox Nightly ♥️

  • aves

    Aves is a gallery and metadata explorer app, built for Android with Flutter.

    Google Photo → Aves & Simple Galery

  • MaterialFiles

    Material Design file manager for Android

    File explorator→ Material Files ♥️

  • LibreraReader

    Book Reader for Android

    Google Docs → Librera Reader, Collabora Office

  • FairEmail

    Fully featured, open source, privacy friendly email app for Android

    Email Client → FairEmail

  • mobile

    The mobile app vault (iOS and Android). (by bitwarden)

    Password Manager → Bitwarden♥️

  • omapsapp

    🍃 Organic Maps is a free Android & iOS offline maps app for travelers, tourists, hikers, and cyclists. It uses crowd-sourced OpenStreetMap data and is developed with love by MapsWithMe (MapsMe) founders and our community. No ads, no tracking, no data collection, no crapware. Please donate to support the development!

    Google Map → Organic Map

  • Google Drive PDF Reader → MJ PDF Reader

  • koler

    Just a phone app.

    Phone → Koler

  • Etar Calendar

    Android open source calendar

  • Infinity-For-Reddit

    A Reddit client for Android

    Reddit → Infinity♥️

  • GeometricWeather

    A Material Design Weather Application

    Meteo → Geometric Weather ♥️

  • vlc-android

    VLC for Android, Android TV and ChromeOS

    Media Player → VLC

  • smooth-app

    The new Open Food Facts mobile application for Android and iOS, crafted with Flutter and Dart

    Yuka → OpenFoodFacts

  • Transportr

    Free Public Transport Assistant without Ads or Tracking

    Citymapper → Transportr (seems abandoned...)

  • fritter

    A privacy-friendly Twitter frontend for mobile devices

    Twitter → Fritter (use the beta v3)

  • Xtra

    Xtra is a Twitch player and browser for Android.

    Twitch → Xtra

  • openreads-android

    A mobile books tracker written in Flutter that respects your privacy.

    GoodReads → Openreads♥️

  • transdroid

    Manage your torrents from your Android device

    Torent Manager → Transdroid♥️

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    Collect and Analyze Billions of Data Points in Real Time. Manage all types of time series data in a single, purpose-built database. Run at any scale in any environment in the cloud, on-premises, or at the edge.

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a more popular project.

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