Alternatives to BOINC for all platforms with any license

  • Foldit icon


    Foldit is an experimental video game about protein folding, developed as a collaboration between the University of Washington's departments of Computer Science and...

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  • Folding@home icon


    Folding@home is a distributed computing project -- people from throughout the world download and run software to band together to make one of the largest supercomputers...

    Free Mac OS X Windows Linux

  • Charity Engine icon

    Charity Engine

    Charity Engine takes enormous, expensive computing jobs and chops them into 1000s of small pieces, each simple enough for a home PC to work on as a background task. Once...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows

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  • JPPF icon


    The open source grid computing solution. JPPF makes it easy to parallelize computationally intensive tasks and execute them on a Grid.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android Java Mobile ... OpenJDK Solaris Java

  • Quantum Moves icon

    Quantum Moves

    Quantum Moves, part of the umbrella concept, was born out of the dilemmas and questions the physics researchers at Aarhus University confronted with...

    Free Mac OS X Windows Linux Web

  • PiCloud

    PiCloud gives every scientist, developer, and engineer a supercomputer at their fingertips. We make it easy to leverage thousands of cores of computational power for...

  • DIET icon


    DIET is a software for grid-computing. As middleware, DIET sits between the operating system (which handles the details of the hardware) and the application software...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Self-Hosted


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BOINC Comments

Comment by thelivingded
about BOINC · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful -1 Helpful Report as spam

Absolutely a wonderful piece of software. It allows you to volunteer your extra computer time, which is normally wasted. A great combination with this is world community grid, which will help manage which projects you're computing for.