Alternatives to BOINC for all platforms with any license

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    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

    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...

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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.

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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...

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  • Quantum Moves

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

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  • DIET

    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...

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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.

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