Anything you wish there was an open source solution for?

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  • immich

    Self-hosted photo and video backup solution directly from your mobile phone.

    You can take a look at . Facial tagging is brewing and will be available in the nest release :)

  • uMap

    uMap lets you create maps with OpenStreetMap layers in a minute and embed them in your site. (by umap-project)

    Umap (web based - partly does what you want). Osmand Mobile app.

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  • homebox

    Homebox is the inventory and organization system built for the Home User

    It's early in development, but the inventory management services homebox wants to support this use case. Dev is very active on discord and looking for feedback on how to improve the maintenance management parts of the service

  • logseq

    A local-first, non-linear, outliner notebook for organizing and sharing your personal knowledge base. Use it to organize your todo list, to write your journals, or to record your unique life.

    You could try instead of obsidian. Its open source and you can sync it with your nextcloud. Its journal-based, so it creates an entry every day automatically and so on. Sounds like it could work for your journaling.

  • obsidian-releases

    Community plugins list, theme list, and releases of Obsidian.

    Have you checked out obsidian? Someone has already put out a docker-based version of it., with being the docker implementation. I haven't used them (I'm good with notion for now even though it's not self hosted) but obsidian might meet your use case.

  • kcal

    the personal food nutrition journal

    haven’t used it much but on the surface this sounds like kcal.

  • AppFlowy

    AppFlowy is an open-source alternative to Notion. You are in charge of your data and customizations. Built with Flutter and Rust.


  • Sonar

    Write Clean Python Code. Always.. Sonar helps you commit clean code every time. With over 225 unique rules to find Python bugs, code smells & vulnerabilities, Sonar finds the issues while you focus on the work.

  • fasten-onprem

    Fasten is an open-source, self-hosted, personal/family electronic medical record aggregator, designed to integrate with 100,000's of insurances/hospitals/clinics

    :D Fasten Health does have the ability to manually enter Conditions, Procedures, Medications, Organizations, Medical Documents & Practitioners, but Lab reports/Observations are not supported yet -- though it is something we plan to eventually support.

  • van_dam

    A self-hosted digital asset manager for 3d print files

    Not sure when you last checked on VanDAM. It's what I use and as a single-user tool for organizing my (pretty big) model collection it's been great.

  • OneTab-Night-Mode

    Little theme for the onetab page to make it less eye raping.

    Self-hosted OneTab. OneTab currently is local only. I would like to have a self-hosted backend so all bookmarks could be synced across my devices (ideally, with E2EE).

  • PlanarAlly

    A companion tool for when you travel into the planes.

    I haven't tried Foundry VTT, so I'm not familiar with the issue you are describing, but you could look into PlanarAlly. I'm currently running 3 campaigns on it. Users join an separate campaigns, they only need to be created once.

  • Outline

    The fastest knowledge base for growing teams. Beautiful, realtime collaborative, feature packed, and markdown compatible.

    I found Outline to be the closest open source self-hosted solution. Its not perfect (yet) but the closest I could find.

  • GarminDB

    Download and parse data from Garmin Connect or a Garmin watch, FitBit CSV, and MS Health CSV files into and analyze data in Sqlite serverless databases with Jupyter notebooks. is an amazing product that is open source, but it just does routing (with GPX download). I wish it had a little PostGIS data browser that I could write into via routes I draw on the map, or I upload (or import from other devices using something like GarminDB or similar). That, and adding arbitrary points, would be great. Just a simple, general-purpose map authoring tool. I just feel like I'm missing something, it seems like this would exist already.

  • graphhopper-maps

    GraphHopper Maps - Open Source Route Planner UI is an amazing product that is open source, but it just does routing (with GPX download). I wish it had a little PostGIS data browser that I could write into via routes I draw on the map, or I upload (or import from other devices using something like GarminDB or similar). That, and adding arbitrary points, would be great. Just a simple, general-purpose map authoring tool. I just feel like I'm missing something, it seems like this would exist already.

  • reactos

    A free Windows-compatible Operating System

    There is ReactOS ( an open source implementation of Windows.

  • phpIPAM

    phpipam development repository

  • PhotoPrism

    AI-Powered Photos App for the Decentralized Web 🌈💎✨

  • paperless-ngx

    A community-supported supercharged version of paperless: scan, index and archive all your physical documents

  • GoatCounter

    Easy web analytics. No tracking of personal data.

    Btw, check

  • Akaunting

    Online Accounting Software

    Yes. Exactly that. The only thing I could find until now is But I’m not sure if this is all included in the open source version

  • plane

    🔥 🔥 🔥 Open Source JIRA, Linear and Height Alternative. Plane helps you track your issues, epics, and product roadmaps in the simplest way possible.

  • central

    ODK Central is a server that is easy to use, very fast, and stuffed with features that make data collection easier. Contribute and make the world a better place! ✨🗄✨

    It's in the github linked in the docs:

  • obsidian-icewind

    zettelkasten for a dnd-5e icewind dale campaign

    Yeah, that'd be great. If you use Obsidian, maybe check out the obsidian-digital-garden plugin. It's not a self-hosted solution (it deploys via vercel), but I've been pleased with how easy it has been to push updates. I've been using it to create a Zettelkasten for a D&D campaign I'm running.

  • Baby Buddy

    A :baby: buddy to help caregivers track sleep, feedings, diaper changes, and tummy time to learn about and predict baby's needs without (as much) guess work.

    Something like babybuddy (

  • OsmAnd


    Umap (web based - partly does what you want). Osmand Mobile app.

  • docs

    The documentation for all the ODK tools. This is one of the most popular artifacts our community produces. It's built in Sphinx. ✨📚✨ (by getodk)

    Agreed that we should have a quick install guide. I've filed an issue at so we don't forget.

  • manuskript

    A open-source tool for writers

  • OptaPlanner

    Java Constraint Solver to solve vehicle routing, employee rostering, task assignment, maintenance scheduling, conference scheduling and other planning problems.

    Try looking for something built around Optaplanner - basically taking the end game of rostering and working backwards.

  • Installation

    The premier source of truth powering network automation. Open source under Apache 2. Public demo:

    we use for ipam, dcim etc

  • asteroid

    Build script for AsteroidOS, an open-source operating system for smartwatches (by AsteroidOS)


    Dolibarr ERP CRM is a modern software package to manage your company or foundation's activity (contacts, suppliers, invoices, orders, stocks, agenda, accounting, ...). it's an open source Web application (written in PHP) designed for businesses of any sizes, foundations and freelancers.

    Have your tried dolibarr?

  • formbuilder

    Create your own forms and surveys, get your data back. (by Kinto)

  • formio

    A Form and Data Management Platform for Progressive Web Applications.

  • Formtools

    The Form Tools Core. (by formtools)

  • ohmyform

    ✏️ Free open source alternative to TypeForm, TellForm, or Google Forms ⛺

  • Kavita

    Kavita is a fast, feature rich, cross platform reading server. Built with a focus for manga and the goal of being a full solution for all your reading needs. Setup your own server and share your reading collection with your friends and family.

  • Playnite

    Video game library manager with support for wide range of 3rd party libraries and game emulation support, providing one unified interface for your games.

    I haven't seen it mentioned yet but I would love a self hosted version of Playnite -

  • lldap

    Light LDAP implementation

    I know this isn't what you're looking for, but I've checked out in the past and think it's pretty neat.

  • Christmas-Community

    Christmas lists for families

    I've been looking for a solution, too, that I can get the whole family to use. Christmas Community works well. But if love to find user-friendly alternatives to try out.


    Network Automation and Programmability Abstraction Layer with Multivendor support

    OOTB i would say support what you have and use. Abstract controls to public interfaces that would allow people to write their own modules for their own equipment and software. Kind of like how NAPALM does it, but more (if that makes sense).

  • focalboard

    Focalboard is an open source, self-hosted alternative to Trello, Notion, and Asana.

    Have you checked out FocalBoard?

  • AFFiNE

    There can be more than Notion and Miro. AFFiNE is a next-gen knowledge base that brings planning, sorting and creating all together. Privacy first, open-source, customizable and ready to use.

    AFFiNE could end up there at some point. It's a web app so technically it should work on mobile, but I'm not sure how the user experience would be there.

  • Firefox Account Server

    Monorepo for Firefox Accounts

  • Tiny-Tiny-RSS

    A PHP and Ajax feed reader

    Have you seen

  • nc-photos

    Try Photos NC

  • foss_photo_libraries

    Free and Open Source Photo Libraries

    Maybe some of the FOSS photo galleries might fit your usecases, I've heard Damselfly is used in a similar way by its author.

  • photofield

    Experimental fast photo viewer.

    It won't cover you uses right now probably, but I'd be interested in how my photofield app fares on the 2tb dataset too. You can mount your photos as a read only volume, so it's low risk to try it out. I'm planning to add some of the features you mentioned eventually, but feel free to open feature requests if you are interested!

  • Butterfly

    🎨 Powerful, minimalistic, cross-platform, opensource note-taking app (by LinwoodDev)

    Linwood Butterfly

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