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  1. PuTTY icon
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    101 alternatives to PuTTY 

    PuTTY is a free and open-source terminal emulator, serial console and network file transfer application. It supports several network protocols, including SCP, SSH, Telnet, rlogin, and raw socket connection. It can also connect to a serial port.

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  2. Wine icon
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    27 alternatives to Wine 

    Wine is a free, open source application for running Windows software on operating systems that are normally not supported. With Wine, you can install and run these applications just like you would in Windows.

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  3. Strawberry icon

    Strawberry is a music player and music collection organizer. It is a fork of Clementine released in 2018 aimed at music collectors and audiophiles. The name is inspired by the band Strawbs. It's written in C++ using the Qt framework.

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    1.  LightweightStrawberry consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Lossless AudioStrawberry has lossless audio support, basically studio quality sound.
    3.  Works OfflineStrawberry can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    4.  Goal Setting Strawberry can set individual or group goals to meet over a particular period.
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  4. DaVinci Resolve icon

    DaVinci Resolve combines the world’s most advanced color corrector with professional multi-track editing, so now you can edit, color correct, finish and deliver all from one system!.

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    1.  Colour GradingDaVinci Resolve lets you manipulate color in creative and artistic ways.
    2.  Chroma Key / Green ScreenDaVinci Resolve supports chroma key to replace the background with an image or video backdrop.
    3.  Node BasedDaVinci Resolve supports node editing, a form of visual programming that gives you full control over the rendering.
    4.  Hardware AcceleratedDaVinci Resolve can use the GPU and CPU to speed up rendering, conversion, and overall performance.
    5.  Support for VST PluginsDaVinci Resolve support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
    6.  Facial RecognitionDaVinci Resolve can register a biometric facial pattern to identify or verify the identity of a subject through an image or video.
    7.  Multicam EditingMulticam editing lets you automatically sync several angles of video with different formats, frame sizes, and frame rates.
    8.  Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in DaVinci Resolve, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    9.  Controller SupportDaVinci Resolve supports the use of a controller (XBOX, PlayStation, etc.).
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  5. Wireshark icon
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    53 alternatives to Wireshark 

    Wireshark is the world's foremost network protocol analyzer. It lets you capture and interactively browse the traffic running on a computer network. It is the de facto (and often de jure) standard across many industries and educational institutions.

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  6. Simplenote icon
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    396 alternatives to Simplenote 

    Made by the company behind WordPress, Simplenote enables users to take notes, lists, and ideas. These notes are stored on the cloud and are accessible across multiple devices.

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    2.  Support for MarkDownSimplenote supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    3.  File VersioningSimplenote has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    4.  Full-Text SearchSimplenote lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
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  7. FreeFileSync icon
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    96 alternatives to FreeFileSync 

    FreeFileSync is a folder comparison and synchronization software that creates and manages backup copies of all your important files. Instead of copying every file every time, FreeFileSync determines the differences between a source and a target folder and transfers only the...

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    1.  File VersioningFreeFileSync has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    2.  PortableFreeFileSync can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Command line interfaceFreeFileSync either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    4.  Dark ModeFreeFileSync supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    5.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in FreeFileSync without registration.
    6.  DecentralizedFreeFileSync is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    7.  Works OfflineFreeFileSync can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    8.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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  8. Jellyfin icon
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    • Self-Hosted
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    29 alternatives to Jellyfin 

    Jellyfin is a personal media server and client. The Jellyfin project was started as a result of Emby's decision to take their code closed-source, as well as various philosophical differences with the core developers.

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    1.  Ad-freeJellyfin doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsJellyfin can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  Works OfflineJellyfin can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    4.  Privacy focusedJellyfin is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    5.  Kids ModeJellyfin allows you to create and manage your kids' profiles in order to protect them.
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  9. JDownloader is a download manager, written in Java, which allows automatic download of groups of files from one-click hosting sites. JDownloader supports the use of premium accounts. Some parts, but not all, of JDownloader are open-source.

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    1.  SoundCloud DownloaderJDownloader allows you to download audio files from Soundcloud.
    2.  PortableJDownloader can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  10. Slack icon
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    • Electron / Atom Shell
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    216 alternatives to Slack 

    Slack is a unified communication platform built with an optimized workflow to keep modern teams focused and productive. A familiar chat interface facilitates discussions while advanced features are easily exposed based on context.

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsSlack can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Support for @mentionsSlack supports the use of mentions through @ to a particular user, who will be notified personally.
    3.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Slack simultaneously.
    4.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within Slack using IFTTT.
    5.  VoiP CallsSlack allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
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  11. CopyQ icon
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    94 alternatives to CopyQ 

    Multi-Platform Clipboard Manager with Advanced Features.

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    1.  LightweightCopyQ consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of CopyQ.
    3.  Support for scriptingCopyQ supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    4.  PortableCopyQ can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Shows a list of previously copied text or images.
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  12. LastPass icon
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    205 alternatives to LastPass 

    LastPass is a secure, browser-based password manager that supports Firefox, Internet Explorer, Chrome, and Safari.

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    2.  Two-factor AuthenticationLastPass supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    3.  Password SharingSecurely share passwords among friends, family and colleagues
    4.  PortableLastPass can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    5.  Password RecoveryLastPass can help you recover your passwords for software applications and hardware devices.
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  13. FreeCAD icon
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    98 alternatives to FreeCAD 

    FreeCAD is a general purpose parametric 3D CAD modeler. The development is completely Open Source (LGPL License). FreeCAD is aimed directly at mechanical engineering and product design but also fits in a wider range of uses around engineering, such as architecture or other...

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    1.  Parametric ModelingFreeCAD can change the shape of model geometry as soon as the dimension value is modified.
    2.  Procedural ModelingFreeCAD can create or modify 3D models and textures based on a sequence of rules.
    3.  PortableFreeCAD can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  14. Tox icon
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    179 alternatives to Tox 

    With the rise of widespread government monitoring programs, Tox is an easy to use application that allows you to connect with friends and loved ones without anyone else listening in.

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    1.  DecentralizedTox is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  Privacy focusedTox is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  End-to-End EncryptionTox has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    4.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Tox without registration.
    5.  Screen SharingYou can use Tox to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    6.  Dark ModeTox supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    7.  LightweightTox consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    8.  No TrackingTox will not track you or use your personal data.
    9.  VoiP CallsTox allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
    The Universal Tox Client. A Tox client that runs on Android, iOS, Windows, Mac OSX, Linux, FreeBSD & the web. Written in JS using React & React Native / electron.
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  15. UNetbootin icon
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    49 alternatives to UNetbootin 

    UNetbootin (Universal Netboot Installer) is a cross-platform utility that can load Linux and other distributions to a partition or USB drive. It loads distributions either by downloading listed Linux and BSD like distributions, a variety of system utilities and rescue disks ISO...

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    1.  PortableUNetbootin can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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