Apps for Linux with any license

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  • Skype

    An instant messaging app that provides online text message and video chat services.

     

    Freemium $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux Web Android iPhone Blackberry Chrome OS ... Windows S Android Tablet BSD Windows Phone iPad Android Wear PortableApps.com

  • Steam

    Steam is a digital distribution, digital rights management, multiplayer and communications platform developed by Valve Corporation.

     

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web Android iPhone Android Tablet Windows Phone ... iPad SteamOS

  • Discord

    Whether you’re part of a school club, a gaming group, a worldwide art community, or just a handful of friends that want to spend time together, Discord makes it easy to talk every day and hang out more often. Create an invite-only place.

     

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    Freemium $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux Web Android iPhone Chrome OS Android Tablet ... BSD iPad Electron / Atom Shell FreeBSD Playstation

  • Nextcloud

    A safe home for all your data – Access & share your files, calendars, contacts, mail & more from any device, on your terms.

     

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    Freemium Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad ... Self-Hosted F-Droid Cloudron

  • Standard Notes

    Standard Notes is a simple and private notes app. It allows you to write and sync your notes across all your devices, including your iPhone, iPad, Mac, and web browser.

     

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    Freemium $ $ $ Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Android iPhone Chrome OS Android Tablet ... iPad Self-Hosted F-Droid

  • Trillian

    Trillian is an instant messaging app that works on phones, tablets, and desktops while keeping your chats neatly synchronized between all of them! We think conversation should be easily shared between all of your devices, not trapped as...

     

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    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android iPhone Blackberry iPad

  • WebTorrent

    WebTorrent Desktop is able to instantly stream and play right away video and audio. You don't have to wait for it to finish downloading. It is the first torrent client built for the web.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted Chrome Safari Opera Node.JS ... Chromium Firefox

  • Empathy

    Empathy is a messaging program which supports text, voice, video chat, and file transfers over many different protocols. You can tell it about your accounts on all those services and do all your chatting within one application.

     

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    Free Open Source Linux BSD

    • Discontinued
      Empathy is currently unmaintained. Last version, 3.25, released in August 2017, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • Meebo

    Meebo is integrated, all-in-one instant messaging (IM client) that connects you with your friends everywhere.

     

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    Free Mac Windows Linux Web Android iPhone Blackberry

    • Discontinued
      Meebo was acquired by Google on June 4, 2012.
  • XChat for Linux

    XChat is an IRC chat program for both Linux and Windows. It allows you to join multiple IRC channels (chat rooms) at the same time, talk publicly, private one-on-one conversations etc. Even file transfers are possible. .

     

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    Free Open Source Windows Linux

    • Discontinued
      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.8.8, released in May 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • Sandstorm.io

    Sandstorm makes it easy to run your own server. Install apps to create documents, spreadsheets, blogs, Git repos, task lists & more as easily as you'd install apps on your phone.

     

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    Free Open Source Linux Web Self-Hosted Meteor

  • Linode

    Develop, deploy, and scale cloud infrastructure at the best price-to-performance ratio in the market. .

     

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    Commercial $ $ $ Linux Web

  • Instantbird

    Instantbird is an instant messaging client based on Mozilla XULRunner and the open source library libpurple created by the software developers of Pidgin .

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux PortableApps.com

    • Discontinued
      Site last updated 2013. Site security certificate expired April 2017.
  • Gitter

    Gitter is a chat and collaboration tool for developers and users. It's a place for developers to talk.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Android iPhone

  • eHorus

    SaaS Remote management: remote desktop, shell, process and file transfer. It has an small-sized agent which is run as a service. These agents connect to our servers so that you can connect to them from anywhere just with a browser.

     

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    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux Web Software as a Service (SaaS)

  • EncFS

    EncFS provides an encrypted filesystem in user-space. It runs without any special permissions and uses the FUSE library and Linux kernel module to provide the filesystem interface. You can find links to source and binary releases below.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Linux BSD

  • DroidCam

    Turn your Android device into a webcam using a USB cable or wirelessly over WiFi.

     

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    Freemium $ $ $ Windows Linux Android

  • Frogatto & Friends

    [Frogatto & Friends is free and open source on Windows and Linux, on the other platforms it costs $4.99]. Frogatto & Friends is an old-school 2D platformer game, starring a certain quixotic frog.

     

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    Commercial Mac Windows Linux iPhone Blackberry BSD iPad

  • Stack Browser

    Stack is an Internet launchpad that increases the efficiency of working with the web for the average internet user by allowing simultaneous use of multiple web apps within a neatly organized working environment. .

     

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    Free Mac Windows Linux

  • Wayland

    Wayland is intended as a simpler replacement for X, easier to develop and maintain. GNOME and KDE are expected to be ported to it.

     

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    Free Open Source Linux

  • Oh My Zsh

    Oh My Zsh is an open source, community-driven framework for managing your zsh configuration. That sounds boring. Let's try this again.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD zsh

  • Linux Lite

    Linux Lite is a beginner-friendly Linux distribution based on Ubuntu LTS and featuring the Xfce desktop.

     

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    Free Open Source Linux

  • XSane

    XSane is a graphical scanning front-end for SANE (Scanner Access Now Easy). It uses the SANE-library to talk to scanners.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux AmigaOS

    • Discontinued
      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 0.998, released in November 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • BeeBEEP

    BeeBEEP is a secure network chat. You can talk and send files with all your friends inside a local area network such of an office, home or internet cafe without a server. BeeBEEP is already included in BeeFee OS.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • BitlBee

    BitlBee brings IM (instant messaging) to IRC clients. It's a great solution for people who have an IRC client running all the time and don't want to run an additional MSN/AIM/whatever client.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD