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Top 23 Cross-Platform Open-Source Projects

  • GitHub repo neovim

    Vim-fork focused on extensibility and usability

    Project mention: Should I use vim or neovim? | | 2021-07-22

    Looking at e.g. this and this development progress seems roughly on-par, although the focus is somewhat on different things.

  • GitHub repo awesome-flutter

    An awesome list that curates the best Flutter libraries, tools, tutorials, articles and more.

    Project mention: I made my first Todo List App in Dart! | | 2021-04-12
  • GitHub repo Vim

    The official Vim repository

    Project mention: Should I use vim or neovim? | | 2021-07-22

    Looking at e.g. this and this development progress seems roughly on-par, although the focus is somewhat on different things.

  • GitHub repo etcher

    Flash OS images to SD cards & USB drives, safely and easily.

    Project mention: Error on trying apt upgrade to 2.0.6 | | 2021-07-03
  • GitHub repo NativeScript

    NativeScript empowers you to access native api's from JavaScript directly. Angular, Capacitor, Ionic, React, Svelte, Vue and you name it compatible.

    Project mention: My Dev Journey: Week 12 | | 2021-07-25

    As mentioned before the NativeScript Playground has been great to get to grips with so far. Their docs have also been a great resource too.

  • GitHub repo libGDX

    Desktop/Android/HTML5/iOS Java game development framework

    Project mention: Difficulties adding Universal-tween-engine to HTML Project | | 2021-07-22

    So, I found this :

  • GitHub repo notable

    The Markdown-based note-taking app that doesn't suck.

    Project mention: How can I access my backed-up data/be sure that it's saved? | | 2021-07-20

    For example, Joplin, Obsidian, Notable

  • GitHub repo electron-react-boilerplate

    A Foundation for Scalable Cross-Platform Apps

    Project mention: 🕒Another yet TimeTracker | | 2021-07-17

    The app is based on electron-react-boilerplate. It uses React for rendering, Mobx for storing the state, and Ant for CSS. Also, I've attached jss to declare styles.

  • GitHub repo micro-editor

    A modern and intuitive terminal-based text editor

    Project mention: What softwares do you use on a daily basis? And what are some nice to haves? | | 2021-07-16


  • GitHub repo FlatBuffers

    FlatBuffers: Memory Efficient Serialization Library

    Project mention: I made an NBT-based data format, but a little more general purpose | | 2021-06-16

    FlatBuffers -- encoding is not as compact as protocol buffers, but encoding / decoding is faster

  • GitHub repo Awesome-Linux-Software

    A list of awesome applications, software, tools and other materials for Linux distros.

    Project mention: If someone's with NVidia GPU having troubles with Steam on KDE neon, this video might be helpful for you:3 In this video I will show, what to do if Steam doesn't want to launch on KDE neon giving you "X Error" with NVidia GPU | | 2021-07-20
  • GitHub repo sqlitebrowser

    Official home of the DB Browser for SQLite (DB4S) project. Previously known as "SQLite Database Browser" and "Database Browser for SQLite". Website at:

    Project mention: JellyFin DB issues | | 2021-07-23

    I used DB Browser for SQLite to fix mine.

  • GitHub repo flameshot

    Powerful yet simple to use screenshot software :desktop_computer: :camera_flash:

    Project mention: Flameshot v0.10.0: adds ability to move elements and edit text boxes | | 2021-07-23
  • GitHub repo fyne

    Cross platform GUI in Go inspired by Material Design

    Project mention: The is no longer a viable resource for *nix desktop development | | 2021-07-13

    Have you taken a look at Fyne? I once tried to build it on FreeBSD but failed since I'm not knowledgeable about the Go ecosystem. It's a new and modern TK plus there's even a desktop and some applications already available.

  • GitHub repo Wiki.js

    Wiki.js | A modern and powerful wiki app built on Node.js (by Requarks)

    Project mention: Markdown based wiki I can git push to? | | 2021-07-05

    I use wiki JS and it supports periodic pushing with git as a back up solution.

  • GitHub repo µWebSockets

    Simple, secure & standards compliant web server for the most demanding of applications

    Project mention: cpprestsdk in maintenance mode | | 2021-06-08

    - Pistcache web framework - Micro web sockets - Oatpp web framework

  • GitHub repo brook

    Brook is a cross-platform strong encryption and not detectable proxy. Zero-Configuration. Brook 是一个跨平台的强加密无特征的代理软件. 零配置.

    Project mention: Show HN: Brook v20210701 Released | | 2021-06-26

    - [GUI] If the server information is added through brook link, the details will not be displayed

  • GitHub repo Avalonia

    A cross platform XAML framework for .NET

    Project mention: VS Alternative for Linux? | | 2021-07-08

    Check out Avalonia, it's designed for .NET Core and cross platform

  • GitHub repo Aurelia 1

    The Aurelia 1 framework entry point, bringing together all the required sub-modules of Aurelia. (by aurelia)

  • GitHub repo keepassxc

    KeePassXC is a cross-platform community-driven port of the Windows application “Keepass Password Safe”.

    Project mention: How to share Browser password across window managers | | 2021-07-26

    I recommend using KeePassXC with browser plugin. Works very similar to built-in manager. Also you can backup password database using cloud storage service.

  • GitHub repo OpenRA

    Open Source real-time strategy game engine for early Westwood games such as Command & Conquer: Red Alert written in C# using SDL and OpenGL. Runs on Windows, Linux, *BSD and Mac OS X.

    Project mention: Russia is jamming European Space Agency’s Sentinel satellite | | 2021-07-26

    You can download OpenRA ... It's free

  • GitHub repo coreutils

    Cross-platform Rust rewrite of the GNU coreutils

    Project mention: Prossimo – Memory safety for the Internet's most critical infrastructure | | 2021-06-18
  • GitHub repo pillow

    The friendly PIL fork (Python Imaging Library)

    Project mention: Python support? | | 2021-06-29

    I don't know if anything's happening with Pillow. The issue on Github hasn't seen much action.

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 2021-07-26.


What are some of the best open-source Cross-Platform projects? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 neovim 45,600
2 awesome-flutter 36,674
3 Vim 24,323
4 etcher 20,908
5 NativeScript 20,292
6 libGDX 18,665
7 notable 18,107
8 electron-react-boilerplate 17,944
9 micro-editor 17,303
10 FlatBuffers 16,528
11 Awesome-Linux-Software 16,222
12 sqlitebrowser 15,142
13 flameshot 13,588
14 fyne 13,580
15 Wiki.js 13,347
16 µWebSockets 12,859
17 brook 12,437
18 Avalonia 11,639
19 Aurelia 1 11,633
20 keepassxc 10,717
21 OpenRA 9,469
22 coreutils 8,767
23 pillow 8,732