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  1. Bitwarden icon
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    190 alternatives to Bitwarden 

    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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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    2.  Two-factor AuthenticationBitwarden supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    3.  Dark ModeBitwarden supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    4.  FIDO U2F (2FA) supportBitwarden supports FIDO U2F / passwordless / multi-factor authentication.
    5.  End-to-End EncryptionBitwarden has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    6.  LightweightBitwarden consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    7.  Password SharingSecurely share passwords among friends, family and colleagues
    8.  Biometric AuthenticationLog in or unlock your device using your fingerprint or face recognition
    9.  PortableBitwarden can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Desktop app on macOS
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  2. Joplin icon
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    587 alternatives to Joplin 

    Joplin is a free, open source note taking and to-do application, which can handle a large number of notes organised into notebooks. The notes are searchable, can be copied, tagged and modified either from the applications directly or from your own text editor.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownJoplin supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    3.  End-to-End EncryptionJoplin has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    4.  Privacy focusedJoplin is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    5.  Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with Joplin.
    6.  Works OfflineJoplin can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    7.  Ad-freeJoplin doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    8.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Joplin.
    9.  LightweightJoplin consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    Desktop and mobile apps
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  3. Nextcloud icon
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    137 alternatives to Nextcloud 

    You should have full control over your data. We help you achieve that: a safe home for all your data. Secure, under your control and developed in an open, transparent and trustworthy way. We are Nextcloud.

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    1.  Privacy focusedNextcloud is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  Calendar IntegrationNextcloud lets you sync your tasks and events with your calendar application.
    3.  Ad-freeNextcloud doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    4.  Two-factor AuthenticationNextcloud supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    5.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    6.  End-to-End EncryptionNextcloud has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    7.  OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
    8.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsNextcloud can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    9.  Support for ActivityPubNextcloud support ActivityPub, a open and decentralized social network protocol.
    Simple and powerful file sync & share
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  4. Element icon
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    264 alternatives to Element 

    Element is a secure collaboration and messaging app based on the Matrix protocol. It’s decentralised to deliver digital sovereignty, and based on an open standard for easy connections and interoperability. It is end-to-end encrypted by default.

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    1.  DecentralizedElement is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  End-to-End EncryptionElement has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    3.  Privacy focusedElement is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    4.  VoiP CallsElement allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
    5.  Support for MarkDownElement supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    6.  File VersioningElement has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    7.  No TrackingElement will not track you or use your personal data.
    8.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Element simultaneously.
    9.  DRM FreeNo Digital rights management (DRM), i.e. no copy protection.
    Video calls for desktop and mobile
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  5. calibre icon
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    107 alternatives to calibre 

    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.

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    1.  Built-in viewercalibre shows you a quick preview of an image, page or file in supported formats.
    2.  DRM FreeNo Digital rights management (DRM), i.e. no copy protection.
    3.  Portablecalibre can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  Lightweightcalibre consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    5.  Extensible by Plugins/Extensionscalibre can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    6.  Decentralizedcalibre is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    7.  Ebook ConversionConvert your ebooks to various formats (PDF, EPUB, MOBI…) and vice-versa with calibre.
    8.  Works Offlinecalibre can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    9.  Handwritten Notescalibre supports writing by hand (or a stylus) and your text will be converted to text.
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  6. diagrams.net icon
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    122 alternatives to diagrams.net 

    diagrams.net (previously draw.io) is a free online diagram drawing application for workflow, BPM, org charts, UML, ER, network diagrams. No login or registration are required and features include the ability to save locally (including SVG), a range of stencils, .

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    1.  Works Offlinediagrams.net can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  Support for Layersdiagrams.net supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    3.  Dark Modediagrams.net supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    4.  Lightweightdiagrams.net consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    5.  Support for LaTeXdiagrams.net supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    Example AWS diagram using draw.io
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  7. KeePassXC icon
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    184 alternatives to KeePassXC 

    KeePassXC is a community fork of KeePassX, the cross-platform port of KeePass for Windows. Every feature is cross-platform and tested to give users the same feel on each operating system, including the loved auto-type feature.

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    1.  Works OfflineKeePassXC can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  Two-factor AuthenticationKeePassXC supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    3.  PortableKeePassXC can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  LightweightKeePassXC consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    5.  AutocompletionKeePassXC can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    6.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsKeePassXC can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    7.  Dark ModeKeePassXC supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    8.  AES-256 EncryptionKeePassXC has AES-256 Encryption, i.e. very strong security.
    9.  Privacy focusedKeePassXC is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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  8. Standard Notes icon
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    455 alternatives to 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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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionStandard Notes has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    2.  Privacy focusedStandard Notes is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    4.  Support for MarkDownStandard Notes supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    5.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsStandard Notes can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    6.  Works OfflineStandard Notes can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    7.  Encrypted BackupStandard Notes uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
    8.  File VersioningStandard Notes has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    9.  LightweightStandard Notes consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    Free version.
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  9. Syncthing icon
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    118 alternatives to Syncthing 

    Syncthing replaces proprietary sync and cloud services with something open, trustworthy and decentralized. Your data is your data alone and you deserve to choose where it is stored.

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    1.  DecentralizedSyncthing is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  End-to-End EncryptionSyncthing has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    3.  LightweightSyncthing consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  Dark ModeSyncthing supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    5.  Command line interfaceSyncthing either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  10. WordPress icon
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    413 alternatives to WordPress 

    WordPress is software designed for everyone, emphasizing accessibility, performance, security, and ease of use. We believe great software should work with minimum set up, so you can focus on sharing your story, product, or services freely.

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsWordPress can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of WordPress.
    3.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within WordPress using IFTTT.
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  11. Mastodon icon
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    131 alternatives to Mastodon 

    Mastodon is a Free and Open Source federated social network, made with a focus on more personal interaction.

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    1.  DecentralizedMastodon is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  Ad-freeMastodon doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  Privacy focusedMastodon is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    4.  Support for ActivityPubMastodon support ActivityPub, a open and decentralized social network protocol.
    5.  Two-factor AuthenticationMastodon supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    6.  Support for @mentionsMastodon supports the use of mentions through @ to a particular user, who will be notified personally.
    7.  No TrackingMastodon will not track you or use your personal data.
    8.  Dark ModeMastodon supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  12. Jitsi Desktop (previously SIP Communicator) is a legacy audio/video and chat communicator with full encryption, precedessor of Jitsi Meet .

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    1.  Privacy focusedJitsi Desktop is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Jitsi Desktop without registration.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsJitsi Desktop can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    4.  Multiple Account supportJitsi Desktop support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    5.  Desktop SharingJitsi Desktop enables you to share your screen with other people in the same office or working remotely.
    Discontinued

    Jitsi Desktop is not actively developed anymore: last version, released in October 2017, can be still downloaded from GitHub. Its successor is Jitsi Meet icon Jitsi Meet

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  13. Debian icon
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    213 alternatives to Debian 

    The Debian Project is an association of individuals who have made common cause to create a free operating system. This operating system that we have created is called Debian.

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    1.  Rolling ReleaseDebian supports updates that are continuously rolled out, rather than in batches of versions.
    2.  No TrackingDebian will not track you or use your personal data.
    Debian 9 gnome.
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  14. ONLYOFFICE icon
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    56 alternatives to ONLYOFFICE 

    ONLYOFFICE is an open-source online collaborative office combining editors for documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and forms. It is compatible with all popular formats and features maximum support for MS Office files.

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    1.  Works OfflineONLYOFFICE can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in ONLYOFFICE simultaneously.
    3.  PortableONLYOFFICE can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  End-to-End EncryptionONLYOFFICE has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    5.  Dark ModeONLYOFFICE supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    6.  Ad-freeONLYOFFICE doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  15. PeerTube is a free, decentralized and federated video platform developed as an alternative to other platforms that centralize our data and attention, such as YouTube, Dailymotion or Vimeo. But one organization hosting PeerTube alone may not have enough money to pay for bandwidth...

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    1.  DecentralizedPeerTube is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  Ad-freePeerTube doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  Support for ActivityPubPeerTube support ActivityPub, a open and decentralized social network protocol.
    4.  Privacy focusedPeerTube is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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