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Top 23 Foss Open-Source Projects

  • Rocket.Chat

    The communications platform that puts data protection first.

    Project mention: Wordpress website + | | 2022-05-16

    How can I integrate a rocket chat live chat on a WordPress website? I need it to work as a forum for users to chat with each other. From what I've heard the WordPress live chat plugin is not working anymore. Is there any other good and simple solution?

  • Wekan

    The Open Source kanban (built with Meteor). Keep variable/table/field names camelCase. For translations, only add Pull Request changes to wekan/i18n/en.i18n.json , other translations are done at only.

    Project mention: Linux Accessibility: An Unmaintained Mess | | 2022-05-14

    I am interested.

    I'm maintainer of WeKan Open Source kanban

    I'm trying to add accessibility to WeKan etc, but problem is, how do I get contact to blind community to understand how to help.

    Accessibility issue is at

    Or someone can email me, address at

  • Appwrite

    Appwrite - The Open Source Firebase alternative introduces iOS support . Appwrite is an open source backend server that helps you build native iOS applications much faster with realtime APIs for authentication, databases, files storage, cloud functions and much more!

  • Zulip

    Zulip server and web app—powerful open source team chat

    Project mention: Looking for OSS version of Teams For Buisnesses | | 2022-04-14

    Zulip -- we use this at my company, and it works quite effectively

  • cdnjs

    🤖 CDN assets - The #1 free and open source CDN built to make life easier for developers.

    Project mention: Public CDN's aren't useful anymore | | 2022-03-31

    Public CDN’s were supposed to help page speed, but things have changed in 2019. Services like Google Fonts, Cloudflare’s cdnjs, jsDelivr and Google Hosted Libraries may not help make sites load faster anymore.

  • OpenSearch

    🔎 Open source distributed and RESTful search engine.

    Project mention: Elastic and Amazon reach agreement on Elasticsearch trademark infringement suit | | 2022-02-16
  • openmw

    OpenMW is an open-source open-world RPG game engine that supports playing Morrowind. Main repo and issue tracker can be found here:

    Project mention: Open MW not working on my mac | | 2022-05-07

    Not sure why your talking about .exe files. Just get the OpenMW-0.47.0.dmg from . This contains a macOS version of OpenMW and OpenMW-CS (used to create mods).

  • fosscord

    Fosscord is a free open source selfhostable discord compatible communication platform

    Project mention: Turning a discord community into a DAO. Ideas and challenges. | | 2022-05-12
  • 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.

  • NekoX

    A third-party Telegram android app.

    Project mention: Any FOSS apps with beautiful UI? | | 2022-05-05

    Nekogram X. 3rd-party Telegram client, based on Telegram FOSS. The Telegram UI in general is very good, and NekoX is making the whole thing perfect. Note: server is not open-source, use Secret Chats for maximum security. Download > You can see that every single app here has Material You support, except NekoX. You can create light/dark Material You themes for Telegram using this app: Telegram Monet

  • android-foss

    A list of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) for Android – saving Freedom and Privacy.

    Project mention: Are these programs that i use good? | | 2022-03-24

    This is the first place I go to find big tech alternatives for Android:

  • memreduct

    Lightweight real-time memory management application to monitor and clean system memory on your computer.

    Project mention: What programs for optimization do you know? | | 2022-04-23

    The question arose as I remembered the program:

  • Rocket.Chat.Electron

    Official OSX, Windows, and Linux Desktop Clients for Rocket.Chat

  • register

    Grab your own sweet-looking '' subdomain

    Project mention: i am now a maintainer for a large project! | | 2022-04-30

    hi there. just a short thing, but i am now a maintainer for the is-a-dev project for a month!

  • OpenSearch-Dashboards

    📊 Open source visualization dashboards for OpenSearch.

  • Frost-for-Facebook

    An extensive and functional third party app for Facebook

    Project mention: Top rated alternative FOSS apps to access social media with privacy in mind (05/2022) | | 2022-05-14

    Facebook - Tinfoil, Frost, SlimSocial* Facebook Messenger - Instagram - Barinsta*, Reddit - Infinity, Slide Twitter - Fritter, Twidere, Slim Social for Twitter* YouTube - NewPipe, SkyTube LinkedIn - Pintrest - Snapchat - TikTok - Twitch - Vimeo - Tumblr - Flickr -

  • ort

    A suite of tools to assist with reviewing Open Source Software dependencies.

    Project mention: OPEN source alternative to whitesource | | 2021-06-27

    Depends if you are interested in both the license and security side of things. There are tools like ORT ( that are quite powerful but have a little learning curve. I also know about initiatives like OpenChain and Double Open ( that have information available.

  • iRedMail

    Full-featured, open source mail server solution for mainstream Linux/BSD distributions.

    Project mention: Selfhosted Email Archive | | 2022-05-14

    By the way, the team behind Spider Archiver is iRedMail team who develops the iRedMail ( ) open source email server solution since 2007, and still under active development. :)

  • chrlauncher

    Small and very fast portable launcher and updater for Chromium.

    Project mention: Finally dumping Edge, what a relief off my shoulders | | 2022-03-22

    It’s a bad bargain. Google as evil as Microsoft in terms of privacy. Better switch to Chromium with chrlauncher or Brave.

  • open-funding

    A guide for researching ways of funding open source projects.

    Project mention: We Fund Public Interest Tech | | 2021-12-25
  • Auxio

    A simple, rational music player for android

    Project mention: FOSS offline music player suggestions? | | 2022-04-26

    I would suggest Auxio, it has Material You and the very good feature to only include the folders I specify.

  • ExpressionEngine

    ExpressionEngine is a flexible, feature-rich, free open-source content management platform that empowers hundreds of thousands of individuals and organizations around the world to easily manage their web site.

    Project mention: Expression Engine Abandonware? | | 2021-07-14

    The EE github repo ( has a large amount of commits in preparation of a version 6.1 release. Twenty or so issues closed in the past month.

  • fos-proposals

    :gift_heart: :penguin: Archive of GSoC proposals

    Project mention: How to write proposal for Google Summer of Code | | 2022-03-11

    Archive of GSoC proposals

  • plexus

    Remove the fear of Android app compatibility on de-Googled devices.

    Project mention: ⟳ 1 apps added, 7 updated at | | 2022-05-10

    Plexus: Android app for Plexus

  • donut

    Open source reimplementation of The Simpsons: Hit & Run

    Project mention: Wanted: People who know C++ and VitaSDK | | 2021-08-21

    The source code to Simpsons Hit and Run is already publicly available minus the assets.

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 2022-05-16.

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Project Stars
1 Rocket.Chat 32,297
2 Wekan 17,988
3 Zulip 15,765
4 cdnjs 9,470
5 OpenSearch 4,988
6 openmw 4,205
7 fosscord 3,665
8 NekoX 2,187
9 android-foss 1,940
10 memreduct 1,813
11 Rocket.Chat.Electron 1,367
12 register 1,156
13 OpenSearch-Dashboards 1,046
14 Frost-for-Facebook 774
15 ort 768
16 iRedMail 746
17 chrlauncher 601
18 open-funding 527
19 Auxio 386
20 ExpressionEngine 377
21 fos-proposals 341
22 plexus 332
23 donut 271
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