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Top 23 macos-app Open-Source Projects

  • MonitorControl

    🖥 Control your display's brightness & volume on your Mac as if it was a native Apple Display. Use Apple Keyboard keys or custom shortcuts. Shows the native macOS OSDs.

    Project mention: Guide to making the LG C2 a monitor for the mac osx | | 2022-07-30

    Download MonitorControl this will allow you to control your TV's brightness with your keyboard

  • caprine

    Elegant Facebook Messenger desktop app

    Project mention: Looking for a way to use Facebook Messenger... without using Facebook Messenger | | 2022-04-27

    There in an open source program for Linux/Windows, called Caprine, it's on GitHub ( ). It has also a portable version for Windows on , if you are on a machine that's managed by the company you work for (it's like that for me). It's like the official Messenger app for the desktop, but Messenger came out later.

  • 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!

  • Gifski

    🌈 Convert videos to high-quality GIFs on your Mac

  • CotEditor

    Lightweight Plain-Text Editor for macOS

    Project mention: How would I get a TextEdit file to stop saving as .txt and instead as .html | | 2022-07-27

    For any kind of basic text and code editing I use CotEditor. It's free, has useful functions and syntax highlighting for almost anything. It's more lightweight than Atom/ and thus way faster.

  • Sloth

    Mac app that shows all open files, directories, sockets, pipes and devices in use by all running processes. Nice GUI for lsof.

    Project mention: Always wonder what mystery process is using it | | 2022-08-04

    Not seeing anyone here mentioning the application Sloth. It shows all running processes and which files it's using. If you select a specific volume at the top, you can see what's keeping you from ejecting that volume and you can even kill the process from there. Works great because I have photo libraries on an external disk and photolibraryd always keeps it busy.

  • moonlight-qt

    GameStream client for PCs (Windows, Mac, Linux, and Steam Link)

    Project mention: help me or I go insane | | 2022-07-10

    i have never used this software so i cant be sure if it good moonlight it does seem like it was made for game streaming all though i dont see why it couldnt be used for streaming movies

  • LyricsX

    🎶 Ultimate lyrics app for macOS.

    Project mention: Looking for a lyrics finder for Mac | | 2022-06-19

    i was using this one to write the lyrics to songs in my iTunes library, but had to it 1 by 1

  • 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.

  • uPic

    📤uPic is a native, powerful, beautiful and simple picture and file upload tool for macOS.

    Project mention: My favorite mac apps in 2022 | | 2022-06-30

    UPic: open source, image upload OSS shortcut tool, you can write your own FaaS function to upload to OSS or CDN

  • hush

    Noiseless Browsing – Content Blocker for Safari

    Project mention: Complete Apple N00b here with some questions! | | 2022-07-14

    Hush is a great ad-block instructions on the page

  • Plash

    💦 Make any website your Mac desktop wallpaper

    Project mention: ISO: App That Allows Floating Text Over The Desktop | | 2022-06-04

    You could use my (free) Plash app for this. Simply make a index.html file with the text you want. Could just be

  • govcl

    Cross-platform Go/Golang GUI library.

    Project mention: What are pros and cons of Go? | | 2022-06-20

    GUI (of course there are now solutions , more at here: )

  • widelands

    Widelands is a free, open source real-time strategy game with singleplayer campaigns and a multiplayer mode. The game was inspired by Settlers II™ (© Bluebyte) but has significantly more variety and depth to it.

    Project mention: Ask HN: Favourite Open Source Game? | | 2022-06-01

    A link for people who might be interested:

  • iOSLocalizationEditor

    Simple macOS editor app to help you manage iOS and macOS app localizations by allowing you to edit all the translations side by side

  • Actions

    ⚙️ Supercharge your shortcuts

    Project mention: Org-capture shortcut actions (feature request) | | 2022-07-18

    And for examples of how actions are coded, here’s a project that does a variety of text manipulation actions which might give some inspiration… Since org is all text, it feels well related:

  • iina-plus

    Extra danmaku support for iina. (iina 弹幕支持

    Project mention: Does the iina-plus fork no longer have a working DMG download? | | 2022-03-14
  • antares

    A modern, fast and productivity driven SQL client with a focus in UX.

    Project mention: Antares - an awesome, open source database management client | | 2022-02-10
  • System-Color-Picker

    🎨 The macOS color picker as an app with more features

  • macos-apps

    Awesome macOS apps

    Project mention: What websites do you recommend to stay up to date in the apps world for Mac? | | 2021-10-14

  • sleek

    todo.txt manager for Linux, Windows and MacOS, free and open-source (FOSS)

    Project mention: Are you using Obsidian as a all-in-one app ? | | 2022-07-12
  • NineAnimator

    An elegant way of discovering anime on iOS.

    Project mention: [Help] Very new to Jailbreaking I got my first app (AnimeGlare) And whenever I open it Keeps on going black and closes? | | 2022-07-18
  • gmail-desktop

    :postbox: Nifty Gmail desktop app for macOS, Linux & Windows

    Project mention: Gmail Desktop – free, open source mail client for Gmail | | 2022-07-08
  • Perspec

    Scriptable desktop app to correct the perspective of images

    Project mention: Perspec – Scriptable desktop app to correct the perspective of images | | 2022-01-22
  • Pasteboard-Viewer

    📋 Inspect the system pasteboards on macOS

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 2022-08-04.

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

Project Stars
1 MonitorControl 17,250
2 caprine 6,387
3 Gifski 6,176
4 CotEditor 4,824
5 Sloth 4,687
6 moonlight-qt 3,737
7 LyricsX 3,576
8 uPic 2,804
9 hush 2,298
10 Plash 2,248
11 govcl 1,617
12 widelands 1,601
13 iOSLocalizationEditor 1,291
14 Actions 944
15 iina-plus 847
16 antares 722
17 System-Color-Picker 680
18 macos-apps 647
19 sleek 634
20 NineAnimator 573
21 gmail-desktop 566
22 Perspec 509
23 Pasteboard-Viewer 409
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