My open source selection

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  • Bromite

    Free Android Android Tablet Website

    Bromite is a Chromium fork with support for ad blocking and enhanced privacy.
    Bromite is only available for Android Lollipop (v5.0, API level 21) and above.


    Features not related to privacy:

    Does Google Sync work?

    • No. This is not a limitation of Bromite but of all Chromium-based projects in general, as general public is not allowed to use Google's APIs for free unless when using Chrome.

    Small F-Droid iconF-Droid repository:

    Bromite Wiki:


    Filters credits:


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  • Essential Launcher

    Free Android Android Tablet F-Droid Website

    Essential Launcher is a very small launcher offering most basic functionality. It is easy on disk usage, memory and CPU usage.


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  • FairEmail

    Freemium Android Android Tablet Website

    FairEmail is a privacy-focused email client with a setup wizard that helpfully walks you through the steps to use it with any email provider. There are many privacy settings including encryption via OpenPGP and S/MIME and reformatted emails to avoid phishing.

    It uses a Material Design (including light and dark themes) and comes with many configuration options for the display. It also includes configurable swipe gestures and other shortcuts to adjust the app to match your workflow.

    You can choose to access the Pro features with a one time purchase which helps make the open-source project sustainable.


    • Fully featured
    • 100 % open source
    • Privacy oriented
    • Unlimited accounts
    • Unlimited email addresses
    • Unified inbox
    • Conversation threading
    • Two way synchronization
    • Offline storage and operations
    • Battery friendly
    • Low data usage
    • Small (~ 12 MB)
    • Material design (including dark/black theme)
    • Maintained and supported


    • Encryption/decryption supported (OpenPGP and S/MIME)
    • Reformat messages to prevent phishing
    • Confirm showing images to prevent tracking
    • Confirm opening links to prevent tracking and phishing
    • Automatically recognize and disable tracking images
    • Warning if messages could not be authenticated


    • Account/identity/folder colors
    • Colored stars
    • Notification settings (sounds) per account/folder/sender (requires Android 8 Oreo)
    • Configurable notification actions
    • Snooze messages
    • Send messages after selected time
    • Synchronization scheduling
    • Reply templates
    • Accept/decline calendar invitations
    • Filter rules
    • Search on server
    • Keyword management
    • S/MIME sign/encrypt
    • Biometric authentication
    • Unified inbox widget
    • Export settings


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  • NewPipe

    Free Android Android Tablet YouTube Website

    NewPipe is a lightweight YouTube front-end for Android.

    It doesn't need the YouTube-API or any Google Play Services, as NewPipe only parses the YouTube website in order to gain the information it needs.
    Therefore this app can be used on devices without Google Services installed. Also, you don't need a YouTube account to use NewPipe, and it's FLOSS.


    Search videos
    Display general information about a video
    Watch YouTube videos
    Popup mode (floating player)
    Select the streaming player to watch the video with
    Download videos
    Download audio only
    Open a video in Kodi
    Show Next/Related videos
    Search YouTube in a specific language
    Watch/Block age restricted material
    Display general information about channels
    Search channels
    1080p/2K/4K support
    Local playlists
    Livestream support
    Show comments


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  • Etar

    Free Android Android Tablet Website


    I wanted a simple, material design, state of the art open source calendar that anyone can improve on.


    • Month view.
    • Week, day & agenda view.
    • Uses Android calendar sync. Works with Google Calendar, Exchange, Etesync etc.
    • Material design.
    • Agenda widget.
    • Dark theme.

    Etar is an enhanced version of AOSP Calendar. Without the help of the Free Software for Android team, this app would be just a dream. So, many thanks to them!


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  • Forecastie

    Free Android Website

    A simple, opensource weather app for Android. It gathers data from OpenWeatherMap, via their public API.


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  • NotePost

    Free Linux Android Self-Hosted Website

    Stay Organized
    Color-code your notes and use the favorites feature to keep your thoughts together.

    Keep track of your day by creating checklists. Existing notes can be converted into checklists with a single tap, and items can be marked as done with another tap.

    Across All Your Devices
    Your notes are available on everything, thanks to a fast and clean web version, an Android app, a cross-platform desktop app, and even a command-line Python client for Linux. If you don't like our Android app, you can use the Nextcloud Notes Android app instead, simply enter your NotePost address when it asks for a Nextcloud server.

    Notes can be easily downloaded as Markdown text, HTML, or OpenDocument text (.odt, compatible with most popular office software).

    Simple Formatting
    NotePost uses Markdown formatting, a method of showing bold or italic text, lists, headings, and more with plain text. Don't worry about learning Markdown though, you can use the formatting toolbar instead!

    JavaScript Optional
    When we said "available on everything", we meant everything. The web version of NotePost will run without JavaScript, or even in a text-only browser (although we recommend the Python app if you're going to do that).


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  • Nextcloud

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Android Tablet iPad Self-Hosted F-Droid Cloudron Website

    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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  • Open Note Scanner

    Free Android Android Tablet Website

    This little application provides a way on scanning handwritten notes and printed documents.
    It automatically detect the edge of the paper over a contrastant surface.

    If you have RocketBook Wave notebook or home printed pages it automatically detects the qrcode printed on the bottom right corner and scans the page immediately.

    After the page is detected, it compensates any perspective from the image adjusting it to a 90 degree top view and saves it on a folder on the device.

    It is also possible to launch the application from any other application that asks for a picture, just make sure that there is no default application associated with this action.


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  • Manyverse

    Free Android iPhone Website

    Manyverse is a social network app using the SSB protocol (Secure Scuttlebutt) where you can write posts and share with friends nearby or over the internet. It's different from mainstream social networks because your data is yours, it lives on your phone, not in the cloud. So there is no login, no company holding your data, no ads, no tracking of your activity, it's just you and your friends! The app is free and open source software, and it will always remain free.

    Write posts (even when offline)
    Share posts to friends over the internet or nearby (in the same Wi-Fi or with Bluetooth)
    Scroll through many conversations with friends and add your own comments
    More features as we develop the app!


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