Alternatives to BOINC for all platforms with any license

  • Foldit icon

    Foldit

    Foldit is an experimental video game about protein folding, developed as a collaboration between the University of Washington's departments of Computer Science and Engineering and Biochemistry (many of the same people who created...

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    Folding@home

    Folding@home is a distributed computing project -- people from throughout the world download and run software to band together to make one of the largest supercomputers in the world. Every computer takes the project closer to our...

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  • Charity Engine icon

    Charity Engine

    Charity Engine takes enormous, expensive computing jobs and chops them into 1000s of small pieces, each simple enough for a home PC to work on as a background task. Once each PC has finished its part of the puzzle, it sends back the...

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  • CryptoBullions Folding Pool icon

    CryptoBullions Folding Pool

    Official Folding Pool for CureCoin - FAH Users on Team CureCoin (#224497) can sign up here using the same UserName (including capitalization) they use for Folding@Home to earn CureCoins.

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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  • PiCloud

    PiCloud gives every scientist, developer, and engineer a supercomputer at their fingertips. We make it easy to leverage thousands of cores of computational power for high performance computing, batch processing, and scientific...

    Commercial Web / Cloud

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  • GridRepublic icon

    GridRepublic

    GridRepublic is a customized version of the BOINC software designed to simplify installation and participation by the average computer user. The GridRepublic software upon installation attaches to the GridRepublic account manager...

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  • Progress Thru Processors icon

    Progress Thru Processors

    Progress Thru Processors is a customized version of the BOINC software designed to simplify installation and participation by the average computer user which is designed to integrate with Facebook to allow joining through Facebook. ...

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  • Quantum Moves icon

    Quantum Moves

    Quantum Moves, part of the scienceathome.org umbrella concept, was born out of the dilemmas and questions the physics researchers at Aarhus University confronted with when they took the challenge of building a quantum computer in the...

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BOINC Comments

Absolutely a wonderful piece of software. It allows you to ...

Comment by thelivingded
about BOINC Jun 2011

Absolutely a wonderful piece of software. It allows you to volunteer your extra computer time, which is normally wasted. A great combination with this is world community grid, which will help manage which projects you're computing for.

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