Free & Open-Source


  • Tor Browser

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android OpenBSD Website

    The Tor software protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world: it prevents somebody watching your Internet connection from learning what sites you visit, it prevents the sites you visit from learning your physical location, and it lets you access sites which are blocked.

    The Tor Browser lets you use Small Tor iconTor on Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux without needing to install any software. It can run off a USB flash drive, comes with a pre-configured web browser to protect your anonymity, and is self-contained.

     

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  • Brackets

    Free Mac Windows Linux Electron / Atom Shell Website

    Brackets is an open-source editor for web design and development built on top of web technologies such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript. The project was created and is maintained by Adobe, and is released under an MIT License.

    With focused visual tools and preprocessor support, Brackets is a modern text editor that makes it easy to design in the browser. It's crafted from the ground up for web designers and front-end developers.

    Brackets is a lightweight, yet powerful, modern text editor. We blend visual tools into the editor so you get the right amount of help when you want it without getting in the way of your creative process. You'll enjoy writing code in Brackets.

    Made with Love (and JavaScript)
    Brackets is an open-source project, supported by an active and passionate community. It's made by other web developers like you!

    Inline Editors
    Instead of jumping between file tabs, Brackets lets you open a window into the code you care about most. Want to work on the CSS that applies to a specific ID? Put your mouse cursor on that ID, push Command / Ctrl+E and Brackets will show you all the CSS selectors with that ID in an inline window so you can work on your code side-by-side without any popups.

    Live Preview
    Get a real-time connection to your browser. Make changes to CSS and HTML and you'll instantly see those changes on screen. Also see where your CSS selector is being applied in the browser by simply putting your cursor on it. It's the power of a code editor with the convenience of in-browser dev tools.

    Preprocessor Support
    Work with preprocessors in a whole new way. We know how important preprocessors are to your workflow. That’s why we want to make Brackets the best code editor for preprocessors out there. With Brackets you can use Quick Edit and Live Highlight with your LESS and SCSS files which will make working with them easier than ever.

     

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  • Telegram

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web Windows Mobile ... Android iPhone Blackberry Android Tablet BSD Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch Android Wear PortableApps.com FreeBSD Website

    Telegram is a messaging app with a focus on speed and security. It’s superfast, simple and free. It is like SMS, but more powerful.

     

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  • ProtonMail

    Freemium Web Android iPhone iPad Website

    Secure email with absolutely no compromises, brought to you by MIT and CERN scientists.

    Swiss Based
    ProtonMail is incorporated in Switzerland and our servers are located in Switzerland. We are outside of US and EU jurisdiction and all user data is protected by strict Swiss privacy laws.

    Zero Access
    Because of our end-to-end encryption, your data is already encrypted by the time it reaches our servers. We have no access to your messages, and since we cannot decrypt them, we cannot share them with third parties.

    Backwards Compatible
    ProtonMail works out of any modern web browser, there is nothing to install. We are also backwards compatible with other email providers so you can continue sending and receiving emails from friends who are not using ProtonMail.

    Forever Free
    We believe privacy is a fundamental human right and should be available for everyone. That's why we offer multi-tiered pricing including a free version that anyone can use. Let's bring privacy back to the people!

    Fully Anonymous
    We do not log IP addresses or require any personal information to sign up. We accept bitcoin and cash payments for paid accounts to ensure even paid account users have complete privacy.

    Cross Platform
    ProtonMail works on all devices, including desktops, laptops, tablets, and smartphones. It's as simple as visiting our site and logging in. There are no plugins or apps to install - simply use your favorite web browser.

     

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  • LibreOffice

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android Android Tablet ... BSD Website

    LibreOffice is a powerful office suite – its clean interface and feature-rich tools help you unleash your creativity and enhance your productivity.

     

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  • Inkscape

    Free Mac Windows Linux Windows S BSD ... PortableApps.com X11 MacPorts XQuartz Website

    An Open Source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, CorelDraw, or Xara X, using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format.

    Inkscape supports many advanced SVG features (markers, clones, alpha blending, etc.) and great care is taken in designing a streamlined interface. It is very easy to edit nodes, perform complex path operations, trace bitmaps and much more. We also aim to maintain a thriving user and developer community by using open, community-oriented development.

     

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  • Mozilla Firefox

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet BSD iPad PortableApps.com Haiku Website

    Mozilla Firefox (known simply as Firefox) is a free and open source web browser descended from the Mozilla Application Suite. Firefox is highly extensible, with thousands of third-party add-ons available.

    Firefox version 60+ (Quantum) is presently faster than Google Chrome and use less memory than Chrome. Compare to previous versions of Firefox, the Quantum version is twice as fast, promote parallelism, and has more intuitive user interface.
    • Video at https://youtu.be/n6wiRyKkmKc
    • Read more and see performance test results at https://blog.mozilla.org/firefox/quantum-performance-test/

    Firefox is developed by the Mozilla Foundation and its subsidiary, the Mozilla Corporation

     

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  • Onyx

    Free Mac Website

    OnyX allows you to verify the Startup Disk and the structure of its System files, run miscellaneous tasks of system maintenance, configure some hidden parameters of the Finder, Dock, Dashboard, Exposé, Safari, Login window and some of Apples own applications, it deletes caches, removes a certain number of files and folders that may become cumbersome and more.

     

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  • XnView MP

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux Website

    XnViewMP is a free software to view, organise, convert graphics and photos files or to create slide show, contact sheet, HTML pages.

    Compared to the original XnView, notable features in XnView MP have been re-tweaked, enhanced and visually re-styled. XnView MP is intended to have a unified look and feel across all platforms it runs on. All core features and functionalities of the standard XnView 1.9x are all still present in XnView MP, whilst some features are scheduled to be re-introduced.

     

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  • Tunnelblick

    Free Mac Website

    Tunnelblick is a free, open source graphic user interface for OpenVPN on OS X and macOS. It provides easy control of OpenVPN client and/or server connections.

    It comes as a ready-to-use application with all necessary binaries and drivers (including OpenVPN, easy-rsa, and tun/tap drivers). No additional installation is necessary — just add your OpenVPN configuration and encryption information.

    To use Tunnelblick you need access to a VPN server: your computer is one end of the tunnel and the VPN server is the other end. For more information, see Getting VPN Service.

    Tunnelblick is free software licensed under the GNU General Public License, version 2 and may be distributed only in accordance with the terms of that license.

     

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  • KeePass

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com Website

    KeePass is a free open source password manager, which helps you to manage your passwords in a secure way. You can put all your passwords in one database, which is locked with one master key or a key file. So you only have to remember one single master password or select the key file to unlock the whole database. The databases are encrypted using the best and most secure encryption algorithms currently known (AES and Twofish).
    Also portable app: http://portableapps.com/apps/utilities/keepass_portable .

     

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  • Cyberduck

    Free Mac Windows Website

    A libre FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, S3, Backblaze B2, Azure & OpenStack Swift browser.

     

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  • OpenVPN

    Free Windows Linux Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad Self-Hosted Cloudron Website

    OpenVPN is a full-featured open source SSL VPN solution that accommodates a wide range of configurations, including remote access, site-to-site VPNs, Wi-Fi security, and enterprise-scale remote access solutions with load balancing, failover, and fine-grained access-controls. Starting with the fundamental premise that complexity is the enemy of security, OpenVPN offers a cost-effective, lightweight alternative to other VPN technologies that is well-targeted for the SME and enterprise markets.

     

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  • XnView

    Free Personal Windows PortableApps.com ReactOS Website

    XnView is a utility for viewing and converting graphic files. XnView is provided as FREEWARE for private non-commercial or educational use (including non-profit organization).

    Image IPTC, EXIF metadata support, EXIF auto rotation support,
    IPTC editing, Batch convert, batch rename, Create or edit Multi-page file (TIFF, DCX, LDF), 44 languages support (Windows only), Multipage TIFF, Animated GIF, Animated ICO support.

    Portable version with support of 42 languages:
    http://portableapps.com/apps/graphics_pictures/xnview_portable
    Version for U3 USB:
    (1) http://www.xnview.com/en/downloadwin32.html
    (2) http://software.u3.com/Product_Details.aspx?ProductId=301&Selection=2&Lang=en-US

     

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  • GanttProject

    Free Mac Windows Linux Linux Mint Ubuntu Website

    GanttProject is a cross-platform desktop tool for project scheduling and management. It runs on Windows, Linux and MacOSX, it is free and its code is opensource. What can it do?

    • Gantt chart. - Create work breakdown structure, draw dependencies, define milestones.
    • Resources. - Assign human resources to work on tasks, see their allocation on the Resource Load chart.
    • PERT chart. - Generate PERT chart from Gantt chart.
    • Export. - Save charts as PNG images, generate PDF and HTML reports.
    • Interoperate. - Import projects

     

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  • calibre

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD Website

    Calibre is a free and open source e-book library management application made by users, for users. Many languages, designed around the concept of the logical book, i.e., a single entry in your library that may correspond to actual e-book files in several formats.

    Calibre can sort the books in your library by title, author, date added, date published, size, rating, or series, along with extra metadata such as tags and personal comments. You can easily search your book collection for a particular book, based on any of this information. Calibre can also go onto the internet to find online books based on existing title/author or ISBN information.

    In addition, Calibre also:
    -syncs to your ebook reader
    -downloads news from the internet and converts it into ebook form
    -offers a ebook viewer that can display all major ebook formats

    Features:

    Library Management
    E-book conversion
    Syncing to e-book reader devices
    Downloading news from the web and converting it into e-book form
    Built-in e-book viewer
    Content server for online access to your book collection
    E-book editor for the major e-book formats

     

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  • GIMP

    Free Mac Windows Linux Chrome OS BSD ... PortableApps.com Haiku AmigaOS Website

    GIMP is a free program for such photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. Essentially it's the closest thing to Photoshop you can get for free.

     

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  • Wikipedia

    Free Web Android iPhone Blackberry Android Tablet ... iPad Kindle Fire MediaWiki Website

    Wikipedia is a free, multilingual encyclopedia project supported by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation. Wikipedia has 17 million articles (3.5 million in English), which have been written collaboratively by volunteers around the world. Almost all of its articles can be edited by anyone with access the Wikipedia website.

     

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  • Joomla

    Free Self-Hosted PHP Website

    Joomla is an award-winning content management system (CMS), which enables you to build web sites and powerful online applications. Many aspects, including its ease-of-use and extensibility, have made Joomla the most popular web site software available. Best of all, Joomla is an open source solution that is freely available to everyone.

     

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  • Grisbi

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    Grisbi is a personnal accounting application running under GNU/Linux and Windows, released under the GPL licence.

    Our aim is to provide you with the most simple and intuitive software for basic use, and still very powerful if you spend a little time on the setup.

    Grisbi can manage multiple accounts, currencies and users. It manages third party, expenditure and receipt categories, as well as budgetary lines, financial years, and other informations that makes it quite adapted for associations

     

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  • VLC Media Player

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Chrome OS Windows S Android Tablet BSD Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch Apple TV PortableApps.com Kindle Fire Haiku Xbox Website

    VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework. Owned by the non-profit organization VideoLAN.

     

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  • WordPress

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Android Tablet iPad Self-Hosted PHP Cloudron Website

    WordPress is open source software you can use to create a beautiful website, blog, or app.

     

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  • Pidgin

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com ... Xfce Website

    Pidgin is an easy to use, multi-protocol chat client client used by millions. Connect to AIM, MSN, Yahoo, XMPP, and more chat networks all at once. It has built-in support for NSS, offering client-to-server message encryption for protocols that support it. The program is extendable through plugins, including "Off-the-Record Messaging" and Pidgin encryption, providing end-to-end message encryption.

     

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  • HandBrake

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD Xfce Website

    HandBrake is an open-source, multithreaded video transcoder: it converts digital media from one format to another, compressing the files in the process.

     

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  • PeerTube

    Free Web Self-Hosted Website

    Federated (ActivityPub) video streaming platform using P2P (BitTorrent) directly in the web browser with WebTorrent and Angular.

     

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  • Riot.im

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

    Riot (formerly Vector) is an opensource interoperable app running on Web, iOS and Android. It is built around chat rooms, both public and private and provides messaging, filesharing, voice and video conferencing (beta on Android and web), integrations to tools like GitHub, Jira, Jenkins and much more soon. Vector is built on the Small Matrix.org iconMatrix.org open standard which provides bridges to other systems such as Slack, IRC and a lot more soon. One can use the hosted service or run their own.

     

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  • Signal

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad Chrome Ubuntu Touch Website

    TextSecure and RedPhone have been merged to create Signal!

    Using Signal, you can communicate instantly while avoiding SMS fees, create groups so that you can chat in real time with all your friends at once, and share media or attachments all with complete privacy. The server never has access to any of your communication and never stores any of your data.

    • Say Anything - Send high-quality group, text, picture, and video messages, all without SMS and MMS fees.
    • Speak Freely - Make crystal-clear phone calls to people who live across town, or across the ocean, with no long-distance charges.
    • Be Yourself - Signal uses your existing phone number and address book. There are no separate logins, usernames, passwords, or PINs to manage or lose.
    • Stay Secure - We cannot hear your conversations or see your messages, and no one else can either. No exceptions. You can even tap and hold on a contact's name to see advanced identity verification options. Everything in Signal is always end-to-end encrypted and painstakingly engineered in order to keep your communication safe.
    • Go Fast - Signal is optimized for speed without compromise. Our state-of-the-art Axolotl protocol is unmatched in its performance, strength, and reliability.
    • Remain Connected - Push notifications let you know when new messages have arrived, and they'll be waiting for you even if your battery dies or you temporarily lose service.
    • Get Organized - Unique archive functionality makes it easy to keep track of the conversations that matter to you right now.
    • Pay Nothing - Signal is supported by a team of dedicated developers, community donations, and grants. There are no advertisements, and it doesn't cost anything to use.
    • View Source - All of our code is free, open, and available on GitHub (https://github.com/WhisperSystems ).
    • Join Movements - Technology developed by Open Whisper Systems is trusted and used by millions of people around the world every day.

     

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  • Discord

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Chrome OS BSD iPad FreeBSD Website

    All-in-one voice, video and text chat for gamers that’s free, secure, and works on both your desktop and phone.

     

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  • Jitsi

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone BSD iPad Website

    Jitsi (previously SIP Communicator) is an audio/video and chat communicator with full end-to-end encryption that supports protocols such as SIP, XMPP/Jabber, ICQ/AIM, Windows Live, Yahoo!, GTalk/Hangouts extensions, as well as OTR, ZRTP, etc.
    It can handle every firewall, and has many other useful features.

    Jitsi is completely open source / free software, and is freely available under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License.

     

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  • Liberapay

    Free Web Website

    Liberapay is a recurrent donations platform. We help you fund the creators and projects you appreciate.

     

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  • Duniter

    Free Windows Linux Web Self-Hosted LokiJS ... Ubuntu JavaScript Debian Node.JS Website

    A network of communities based on trusted human certifications. Server(s) are allowing to manage crypto-currencies through an Universal Basic Income system on peer-to-peer network.

     

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  • wallabag

    Freemium Windows Linux Web Android iPhone ... Windows S Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Self-Hosted Chrome Cloudron Opera Firefox Website

    wallabag is an opensource self hostable application for saving web pages.

    Comfortable reading

    wallabag extracts the article's content (and only its content!) and displays it in a comfortable view.
    Moreover, wallabag is responsive: you can read your articles on your smartphone or your tablet.

    Applications for smartphone

    Android, iOS or Windows Phone: wallabag application is available for your smartphone.
    It's so easy to read your saved articles on your phone. And it also works when you're offline!

    Migrate from other services

    If you already have an account on Pocket©, Readability©, Instapaper© or even wallabag, you can import your data into wallabag.

    Retrieve your articles easily thanks to filters

    wallabag provides a powerful tool to filter your saved articles. It's so easy to look for them.

    Available in your language

    wallabag is translated into more than ten languages. If yours is not yet available, please help translate.

    Keep your data

    All your data belongs to you. You can download all your articles in many formats: PDF, ePUB, .mobi, JSON, CSV, txt or HTML.

     

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  • OpenStreetMap

    Free Web Website

    OpenStreetMap (OSM) is a collaborative project to create a free editable map of the world.

     

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  • Qwant

    Free Web Website

    Qwant was launched in France in February 2013 after two years of research and development. The European search engine continues to grow, innovate and the entire Qwant team is proud to present its new "Beta" version which includes:

    A modern and clutter-free design
    Ergonomically designed while keeping user experience in mind
    New in-depth search functions
    An interface adapted to mobile and tablet

     

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  • DuckDuckGo

    Free Web Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad ... Vivaldi Browser Chrome Safari Yandex.Browser Opera Firefox Website

    DuckDuckGo is an alternative search engine that has rich features, respects your privacy, and is built from free/open-source software.

    • Zero-click Info - Useful information above the links.
    • More Privacy - We do not track you.
    • Goodies - Instant answers, !bangs & settings.
    • Less Spam - We remove sites with just ads.

     

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  • Brave

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad Electron / Atom Shell Website

    Brave Web Browser is a fast, free, secure web browser with a built-in ad blocker*, tracking and security protection, and optimized data and battery experience.

    *What is Brave Ad Replacement?

    Brave’s goal is to speed up the web, stop bad ads and pay publishers. One of the ways we plan to accomplish this is with ad replacements. We will also invite users to fund their wallets and to use those funds to pay the publishers of their favorite websites.

     

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  • Tails

    Free Linux Electrum Tor Browser Bundle GNOME Tor ... VeraCrypt Thunderbird Website

    Tails is a Debian based live CD/USB with the goal of providing complete Internet anonymity for the user.

     

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  • SecurStick

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    SecurStick is a free portable application that lets you carry encrypted files on your USB drive. You can use the drive on any computer to access and modify those files WITHOUT needing any administrator privileges.

    Available languages: English, German and Italian.

     

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  • Nextcloud

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Android Tablet iPad Self-Hosted 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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  • Joplin

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Chrome OS Android Tablet iPad Chrome Firefox Website

    Joplin is an open source note taking and to-do application, which can handle a large number of notes organised into notebooks. It can sync with multiple devices on desktop and mobile.

     

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  • Bitwarden

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Android Tablet iPad Self-Hosted Microsoft Edge Vivaldi Browser Chrome Microsoft SQL Server Tor Browser Bundle Safari Opera Mono Brave Firefox Website

    Bitwarden is the easiest and safest way to store your logins and passwords across all of your devices (iOS, Android, Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Windows, Mac, Linux, and more). Bitwarden is FREE and open source.

     

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  • Diaspora

    Free Linux Web BSD Self-Hosted Ruby Website

    Diaspora is a federated social networking service, designed to be a more privacy-aware alternative to Small Facebook iconFacebook . Share what you want, with whom you want.

    Diaspora lets you sort your connections into groups called aspects. Unique to Diaspora, aspects ensure that your photos, stories and jokes are shared only with the people you intend.

    Diaspora makes sharing clean and easy – and this goes for privacy too. Inherently private, Diaspora doesn’t make you wade through pages of settings and options just to keep your profile secure.

    It is based on Small Ruby iconRuby , Small Ruby on Rails iconRuby on Rails

     

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  • Mastodon

    Free Web Self-Hosted Website

    Mastodon is a decentralized microblogging engine, an alternative implementation of the Small GNU social iconGNU social project.

    FEATURES

    • Free and open-source.
    • Decentralized, no worries about a single company controlling your communications.
    • Fully interoperable with GNU social and any OStatus platform
    • Real-time timeline updates
    • Media attachments
    • OAuth2 and a straightforward REST API
    • Background processing for long-running tasks
    • Deployable via Docker

     

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  • PixelFed

    Free Web Self-Hosted Website

    PixelFed is a federated image sharing platform, powered by the ActivityPub protocol.

     

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  • balenaEtcher

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    balenaEtcher is a free and open-source image burner with support for Windows, OS X and GNU/Linux. It makes USB and SD card image burning as simple and fast as possible.

    FEATURES

    Validated Burning - No more writing images on corrupted cards and wondering why your device isn't booting.
    Hard Drive Friendly - Makes drive selection obvious to avoid wiping your entire hard-drive
    Beautiful Interface - Who said burning SD cards has to be an eyesore.
    Open Source - Made with JS, HTML, node.js and Electron. Dive in and contribute!
    Cross Platform - Works for everyone, no more complicated install instructions.

     

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