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Top 23 Cryptography Open-Source Projects

  • Bitcoin

    Bitcoin Core integration/staging tree

    Project mention: Looking to run a Bitcoin node | | 2022-08-09

    First, OP great question. Running a node is easy. You can get it started by downloading from or from the github at

  • JavaScript

    Algorithms and Data Structures implemented in JavaScript for beginners, following best practices. (by TheAlgorithms)

    Project mention: Self Study Tips for a Bootcamp Student | | 2022-06-26
  • Scout APM

    Less time debugging, more time building. Scout APM allows you to find and fix performance issues with no hassle. Now with error monitoring and external services monitoring, Scout is a developer's best friend when it comes to application development.

  • OpenSSL

    TLS/SSL and crypto library

    Project mention: don't get me wrong, Linux is great and it's my daily driver, but... who pays for everything? | | 2022-07-25


  • gun

    An open source cybersecurity protocol for syncing decentralized graph data.

    Project mention: gun: NEW Data - star count:16277.0 | | 2022-08-11
  • kcptun

    A Stable & Secure Tunnel based on KCP with N:M multiplexing and FEC. Available for ARM, MIPS, 386 and AMD64。KCPプロトコルに基づく安全なトンネル。KCP 프로토콜을 기반으로 하는 보안 터널입니다。

  • Tink

    Tink is a multi-language, cross-platform, open source library that provides cryptographic APIs that are secure, easy to use correctly, and hard(er) to misuse.

    Project mention: Some help with cryptography? | | 2022-06-08

    I dont have an answer for you, but 2 resources that are worth checking out: and

  • Ciphey

    ⚡ Automatically decrypt encryptions without knowing the key or cipher, decode encodings, and crack hashes ⚡

    Project mention: How do I install Ciphey on Windows 10? | | 2022-07-12

    I followed the steps here . I am running Python 3.10 (64). When I try to install Ciphey using the instructions, on my cmd prompt I get the following:

  • SonarQube

    Static code analysis for 29 languages.. Your projects are multi-language. So is SonarQube analysis. Find Bugs, Vulnerabilities, Security Hotspots, and Code Smells so you can release quality code every time. Get started analyzing your projects today for free.

  • libsodium

    A modern, portable, easy to use crypto library.

    Project mention: Initial impact report about this week's EdDSA Double-PubKey Oracle attack in 40 affected crypto libs | | 2022-06-18

    Feature request submitted to libsodium:

  • javascript-obfuscator

    A powerful obfuscator for JavaScript and Node.js

    Project mention: Top Five WORST posts of the year | | 2022-06-14

    After scrolling down in the post a bit, I see something outrageous. - Who would create such an abomination? A useless tool to expand, degrade, and corrupt javascript code. I'm not blaming you for this, but the creator of that's gonna get yelled at real soon!

  • CryptoSwift

    CryptoSwift is a growing collection of standard and secure cryptographic algorithms implemented in Swift

  • PySyft

    Data science on data without acquiring a copy

    Project mention: Just about conspirancy theories... Can you say this guy isn't rigth? | | 2022-04-24

    Something that maybe can help keeping sensor specs secret while still getting critical information out:

  • Paramiko

    The leading native Python SSHv2 protocol library.

    Project mention: Trying to use NETCONF on Python3.10 and getting an error | | 2022-08-10
  • Cryptomator

    Multi-platform transparent client-side encryption of your files in the cloud

    Project mention: What is the best encryption way for macOS? VeraCrypt? | | 2022-08-11

    Cryptomator -

  • monero

    Monero: the secure, private, untraceable cryptocurrency

    Project mention: Monero (XMR) Donations - Now Accepting Anonymous Contributions! | | 2022-08-12
  • lnd

    Lightning Network Daemon ⚡️

    Project mention: Lnd - Lightning network daemon ⚡️ | | 2022-08-11
  • upspin

    Upspin: A framework for naming everyone's everything.

    Project mention: Is there any conventionally accepted repo that is representative of well designed go code ? | | 2022-05-16

    Years ago when I was first getting into Go I found Upspin to be interesting reading (and I found it due to it being Rob Pike's project), but I don't know how it holds up today.

  • tendermint

    ⟁ Tendermint Core (BFT Consensus) in Go

    Project mention: معرفی Umee، یک پلتفرم DeFi و بررسی ارز Umee | | 2022-06-14
  • grin

    Minimal implementation of the Mimblewimble protocol.

    Project mention: Is binance a scam? | | 2022-07-19
  • cryptography

    cryptography is a package designed to expose cryptographic primitives and recipes to Python developers.

    Project mention: Mimicking Perl Cipher | | 2022-07-21

    BTW, I just noticed PyCrypto is no longer maintained. You should use instead. It supports AES as well.

  • cjdns

    An encrypted IPv6 network using public-key cryptography for address allocation and a distributed hash table for routing.

    Project mention: Ask HN: What's in Networking? | | 2022-07-13

    I'm excited about P2P/decentralized/distributed overlay networks. Still catching up so would be grateful for tips on resources.

    Pinecone[0][1], newer initiative made by former Yggdrasil[2] maker(s).


    AIUI CJDNS relies on intermediary high-uptime discoverable router nodes which is what is motivating Pinecone. POKT[4][5] to CJDNS seems like what Filecoin is to IPFS.

    I'm yet to get around to doing the groundwork of grokking more established solutions like B.A.T.M.A.N. and how all these pieces fit together,







  • forge

    A native implementation of TLS in Javascript and tools to write crypto-based and network-heavy webapps (by digitalbazaar)

    Project mention: Digitalbazaar/forge: A native implementation of TLS in JavaScript | | 2021-11-03
  • PrivateBin

    A minimalist, open source online pastebin where the server has zero knowledge of pasted data. Data is encrypted/decrypted in the browser using 256 bits AES.

    Project mention: PrivateBin: NEW Data - star count:4211.0 | | 2022-08-10
  • rippled

    Decentralized cryptocurrency blockchain daemon implementing the XRP Ledger in C++

    Project mention: XRPika Stealth Launch Now?! Join the telegram group | XRP rewards on the Binance Smartchain Crazy BSC Gem join now! | | 2022-08-03
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 2022-08-12.

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

Project Stars
1 Bitcoin 65,605
2 JavaScript 21,624
3 OpenSSL 19,066
4 gun 16,277
5 kcptun 12,964
6 Tink 12,549
7 Ciphey 10,464
8 libsodium 10,315
9 javascript-obfuscator 9,516
10 CryptoSwift 9,191
11 PySyft 8,251
12 Paramiko 7,811
13 Cryptomator 7,745
14 monero 7,193
15 lnd 6,212
16 upspin 5,985
17 tendermint 5,092
18 grin 4,951
19 cryptography 4,942
20 cjdns 4,892
21 forge 4,449
22 PrivateBin 4,213
23 rippled 4,196
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