The Free Software Directory is a project of the Free Software Foundation (FSF) and United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). We catalog useful free software that runs under free operating systems — particularly the GNU operating system and its...
- - Free Software Directory is the most popular Web-based alternative to GnuWin32.
- - Free Software Directory is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to GnuWin32.
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A directory of free & open source hosted web applications and alternatives to many proprietary web services.
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Last commit on 17 Dec 2019
MSYS2 is an independent rewrite of MSYS, based on modern Cygwin (POSIX compatibility layer) and MinGW-w64 with the aim of better interoperability with native Windows software.
- - MSYS2 is the most popular Windows alternative to GnuWin32.
The aim of the Open Source Software Directory is to list the best and most promising open source software available on the Internet. The focus is on end-user programs for home users, and small and medium businesses.
Find open source software alternatives to well-known commercial software.
Our mission is to provide easy access to high quality open source alternatives to well-known commercial products. And remember that open source software is also a freeware alternative.
No longer updated. Last news dates back to June 2012
Here are some ports of common GNU utilities to native Win32. In this context, native means the executables do only depend on the Microsoft C-runtime (msvcrt.dll) and not an emulation layer like that provided by Cygwin tools.
Collection of ports to MS-Windows of GNU and Unix software packages, which either don't have precompiled Windows binaries available, or whose existing ports are buggy or broken. All the ports are built using the MinGW development environment, with or without MSYS.