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Top 23 windows-10 Open-Source Projects

  • calculator

    Windows Calculator: A simple yet powerful calculator that ships with Windows

    Project mention: Ask HN: What are some unpopular opinions here that should not be? | | 2022-08-16

    For that particular case, the source is available:

    Aside from that, amen. "Get a byte, get a byte, get a byte byte byte" is a breath of fresh air compared to MS documentation. The situation has improved--if only because we can go to StackOverflow and ask Jon Skeet for the answer--but in the bad old days (where you might as well be on a desert island with your MSDN DVDs) it was pure pain.

  • Files

    A modern file manager for Windows

    Project mention: Is there any way to get tabs on a file manager in Windows? | | 2022-08-12

    Microsoft should be releasing a file manager with tabs soon, but in the meantime you can try Files (you can find it on the MS Store or on their website). I’ve used it for months and I found it pretty useful and it has a beautiful UI.

  • 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.

  • Awesome

    :computer: 🎉 An awesome & curated list of best applications and tools for Windows. (by Awesome-Windows)

    Project mention: What useful software or programs do you install right away after building a Gaming PC? | | 2022-04-06

    since a lot of this list overlaps with it, I figure I'll link the awesome-windows GitHub list here

  • Windows10Debloater

    Script to remove Windows 10 bloatware.

    Project mention: Why Microsoft, why... | | 2022-08-16
  • DevToys

    A Swiss Army knife for developers.

    Project mention: [UWP App] New update of DevToys - A Swiss Army knife for developers | | 2022-07-20

    Check out

  • TranslucentTB

    A lightweight utility that makes the Windows taskbar translucent/transparent.

    Project mention: Win 11 IP Dev 25174, round taskbar reappeared | | 2022-08-06
  • lively

    Free and open-source software that allows users to set animated desktop wallpapers and screensavers.

    Project mention: Can we add these features | | 2022-08-13
  • SonarLint

    Clean code begins in your IDE with SonarLint. Up your coding game and discover issues early. SonarLint is a free plugin that helps you find & fix bugs and security issues from the moment you start writing code. Install from your favorite IDE marketplace today.

  • TaskbarX

    Center Windows taskbar icons with a variety of animations and options.

    Project mention: Found this wallpaper on my hard drive (Sorry for the small lag in the video) | | 2022-07-15

    Taskbar: TaskbarX

  • Debloat-Windows-10

    A Collection of Scripts Which Disable / Remove Windows 10 Features and Apps

    Project mention: Must have been bad news | | 2022-08-16

    I just told you it's bad :-P:-P Jesus use this at your own risk

  • UWP Community Toolkit

    The Windows Community Toolkit is a collection of helpers, extensions, and custom controls. It simplifies and demonstrates common developer tasks building UWP and .NET apps for Windows 10 and Windows 11. The toolkit is part of the .NET Foundation.

    Project mention: Why is there a lack of cool repos? | | 2022-07-26 (now multiplateform)

  • Sophia-Script-for-Windows

    :zap: The most powerful PowerShell module on GitHub for Windows 10 & Windows 11 fine-tuning and tweaking

    Project mention: Just made a fresh Windows user. Can someone tell me why I have TikTok, Prime Video and Disney plus on my start page? | | 2022-08-15


  • Windows UI Library

    Windows UI Library: the latest Windows 10 native controls and Fluent styles for your applications

    Project mention: [UWP App] New update of DevToys - A Swiss Army knife for developers | | 2022-07-21

    Install latest WinUI nuget package for UWP:

  • Publii

    Publii is a desktop-based CMS for Windows, Mac and Linux that makes creating static websites fast and hassle-free, even for beginners.

    Project mention: Hosting Ghost on Github Pages using Windows? | | 2022-08-16

    If you are looking for static site generator & hosting , then instead of Ghost you should give Publii Static Site Generator a try. You can use Publii on windows and can sync with github on a click.

  • youtube-dl-gui

    A cross-platform GUI for youtube-dl made in Electron and node.js (by jely2002)

    Project mention: Simple question, which files do I download? | | 2022-08-07

    This project is in hiatus with serious bugs like this one.

  • ArchWSL

    ArchLinux based WSL Distribution. Supports multiple install.

    Project mention: I have committed heresy. | | 2022-08-03

    Look at this repo and it's documentation on how to set it up here. I followed method 2 in there, since I think the one making the documentation also did (so it's easier to follow).

  • Windows-Auto-Night-Mode

    Automatically switches between the dark and light theme of Windows 10 and Windows 11

    Project mention: Add a dark/light switch to Windows 11 ? | | 2022-08-07

    You can try this app -

  • Open-Shell-Menu

    Classic Shell Reborn.

    Project mention: 6600m with windows 10 or 3060 with windows 11 | | 2022-08-12
  • Awesome-WSL

    Awesome list dedicated to Windows Subsystem for Linux

    Project mention: I made a VirtualBox based WSL2 solution with GUI apps support. Have a look! | | 2022-04-17

    There is a Github page with some interesting WSL stuff:

  • ProjectReunion

    The Windows App SDK empowers all Windows desktop apps with modern Windows UI, APIs, and platform features, including back-compat support, shipped via NuGet.

    Project mention: WPF or WinForms | | 2022-07-02

    Disclaimer: I work for Microsoft. I even work on WindowsAppSDK just not the WinUI parts. People far more graphically inclined and talented than I handle that 😀

  • WinAppDriver

    Windows Application Driver

    Project mention: Universal UI testing based on image and text recognition | | 2022-07-05

    I started looking for UI testing solutions for desktop applications. I quickly discarded expensive UI testing suites. WinAppDriver was very interesting, but one of the requirements was to add some kind of identifiers on every UI element that we wanted to interact with. This would have required a huge effort from the team.

  • Bulk-Crap-Uninstaller

    Remove large amounts of unwanted applications quickly.

    Project mention: Good news, everyone! The news app is taking up all the memory of my computer! | | 2022-08-16

    i wanna share this thing i found a while ago if you wanna go deeper

  • CompactGUI

    Transparently compress active games and programs using Windows 10/11 APIs

    Project mention: Les autres admirateurs insoupçonnés du système de santé français | | 2022-07-26
  • wpfui

    A simple way to make your application written in WPF keep up with modern design trends. Library changes the base elements like Page, ToggleButton or List, and also includes additional controls like Navigation, NumberBox, Dialog or Snackbar.

    Project mention: Does someone know if there is a video tutorial for 'WPF UI' package? | | 2022-07-27

    The 'WPF UI' package/component pack looks really cool, but I'm kind of lost as to how to use it in a custom scenario.

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 2022-08-16.

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What are some of the best open-source windows-10 projects? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 calculator 25,424
2 Files 23,613
3 Awesome 19,842
4 Windows10Debloater 14,755
5 DevToys 10,908
6 TranslucentTB 9,747
7 lively 8,210
8 TaskbarX 6,759
9 Debloat-Windows-10 5,523
10 UWP Community Toolkit 5,068
11 Sophia-Script-for-Windows 5,056
12 Windows UI Library 4,960
13 Publii 4,864
14 youtube-dl-gui 4,791
15 ArchWSL 4,658
16 Windows-Auto-Night-Mode 4,361
17 Open-Shell-Menu 4,312
18 Awesome-WSL 3,965
19 ProjectReunion 2,978
20 WinAppDriver 2,873
21 Bulk-Crap-Uninstaller 2,736
22 CompactGUI 2,673
23 wpfui 2,658
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