Alternatives to BOINC for all platforms with any license

  • Folding@home

    Collaborative effort using a network of individual computers to combat diseases through data-crunching research.

    • One-time easy setup, runs transparently and efficiently without hassles of user-unfriendly BOINC. Guest • Jul 2020 Disagree   Agree
    • It is easier to set up and you don't need an account Guest • Jun 2020 Disagree   Agree

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  • 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 Windows

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  • JPPF

    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

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  • 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 Windows Linux Web

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  • DreamLab

    DreamLab is a multi-award winning app from the Vodafone Foundation, in partnership with Imperial College London, that uses the collective power of mobile phones to fast...

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  • pybossa

    PYBOSSA is the ultimate crowdsourcing framework to analyze or enrich data that can't be processed by machines alone.

    Free Open Source Web Self-Hosted

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BOINC Comments

Comment by thelivingded
about BOINC · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not 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.