Freecode Alternatives

    Freecode is described as 'maintains the Web's largest index of Linux, Unix and cross-platform software, and mobile applications'. There are eight alternatives to Freecode , not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux and Android. The best alternative is GitHub, which is free. Other great sites and apps similar to Freecode are Bitbucket (Freemium), SourceForge (Free), Free Software Directory (Free, Open Source) and Linux App Finder (Free).

    This page was last updated Oct 24, 2020

    1. GitHub is a web-based hosting service for projects that use the Git revision control system. It is written in Ruby on Rails by Logical Awesome developers Chris Wanstrath, PJ Hyett, and Tom Preston-Werner.
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    2. Code collaboration version control. Offers hosted (freemium) for limited (5) users, and a commercial self-hosted for a subscription. Free licenses are available for qualified open source projects, nonprofits, and classrooms.
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    3. SourceForge empowers open source developers to create powerful software and share it with the world. They also feature a business software comparison directory that lists over 50,000 software titles.
    4. The Free Software Directory is a project of the Free Software Foundation (FSF) and United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
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    5. When I first switched to Linux from Windows, one problem I had was finding good programs to accomplish some of the same tasks I was already doing. I knew there were plenty out there, but I didnt know how to find them. Linux App Finder was an idea that developed out of my search.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online attempts to substitute Freecode which shut down in June 2014. It's emulating the look and feel, and summarizes Open Source projects and their releases.
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      Successor project. Same design, newer data.
      Positive comment 12 months ago

    6. Version management hosting with project management baked in. Push your Git, HG, Bazaar or SVN repository directly into CodebaseHQ, browse syntax-highlighted code and changesets from your browser.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Online provides a vast database of Linux Software. Updated several times a day with new Linux Software release announcements.
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