Alternatives to OpenWrt for all platforms with any license

  • DD-WRT icon

    DD-WRT

    DD-WRT is a Linux based alternative OpenSource firmware suitable for a great variety of WLAN routers and embedded systems. The main emphasis lies on providing the easiest possible handling while at the same time supporting a great...

    Open Source Linux Mac Windows

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    pfSense

    pfSense is a free, open source customized distribution of FreeBSD tailored for use as a firewall, and router. In addition to being a powerful, flexible firewalling and routing platform, it includes...

    Open Source BSD

  • ClearOS icon

    ClearOS

    ClearOS is a family of operating systems for the enterprise, small business, and home. There are three editions to choose from depending on your needs and suitable to your abilities. They are: ClearOS Enterprise, ClearOS Home, and...

    Open Source Linux

  • Tomato icon

    Tomato

    Tomato is a small, lean and simple replacement firmware for Linksys' WRT54G/GL/GS, Buffalo WHR-G54S/WHR-HP-G54 and other Broadcom-based routers. It features a new easy to use GUI, a new bandwidth usage monitor, more advanced QOS...

    Free Linux Mac Windows

    • Discontinued Tomato hasn't been updated since 2011. For reason of proof, the latest Tomato update, 1.28, includes in its change notes that it updated dnsmasq version to v2.55. DNS Masq is currently at version v2.72. The v2.55 DNSmasq update was published in 2010.
  • MikroTik RouterOS icon

    MikroTik RouterOS

    The main product of MikroTik is a Linux-based operating system known as MikroTik RouterOS. Installed on a personal computer or server computer, it turns the computer into a network router, implementing features such as firewall rules...

    Commercial Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

  • Tomato by Shibby icon

    Tomato by Shibby

    TomatoUSB fork. - Torrent client integration (Transmission) with user-friendly GUI for configuration. - NFS server integration - Support for USB 3G modems (thx @LDevil) - Support MultiWAN.

    Open Source Linux Tomato

  • Gargoyle icon

    Gargoyle

    Gargoyle is a free firmware upgrade for your wireless router, based on OpenWRT but with an enhanced interface (not LUCI) focused on ease of use. Some enhanced features of Gargoyle include MONITORING BANDWIDTH per connected computer...

    Open Source Linux Mac Windows OpenWrt

  • Libre-Mesh icon

    Libre-Mesh

    Simple deployment of auto-configurable, yet versatile, multi-radio mesh networks.

    Open Source Linux OpenWrt LEDE - Linux Embedded Development Environment

  • Untangle icon

    Untangle

    Untangle is a platform for deploying network based applications. The platform unites these applications around a common GUI, database and reporting. Applications on the Untangle platform inspect network traffic simultaneously, which...

    Freemium Linux

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    TomatoUSB

    Tomato USB is an alternative Linux-based firmware for powering Broadcom-based ethernet routers. It is a modification of the famous Tomato firmware, with additional built-in support for USB port, wireless-N mode support, support for...

    Open Source Linux Tomato

    • Discontinued No longer developed. Last version, Build 54, released on November 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    EasyTomato

    EasyTomato is a powerful, easy-to-use, free bandwidth manager that is perfect for schools, hospitals, and nonprofits with slow internet connections and limited IT knowledge.

    Free Web / Cloud Tomato

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    libreCMC

    Now merged with LibreWRT, libreCMC is the libre Embedded GNU/Linux Distro. libreCMC is a set of fully free embedded Operating Systems for general purpose computers. It aims to give its users freedom and control over the software...

    Free Linux

  • Gluon

    Gluon is a modular framework for creating OpenWRT-based firmwares for wireless mesh servers. Several Freifunk communities in Germany use Gluon as the foundation of their Freifunk firmwares.

    Open Source Linux Read The Docs OpenWrt GitHub

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