HFM-NET Alternatives

    HFM-NET is described as 'Folding@Home Client Monitoring Application' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 10 alternatives to HFM-NET for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, the Web and Android. The best alternative is BOINC, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like HFM-NET are Folding@home (Free), Apache Mesos (Free, Open Source), Foldit (Free) and GridRepublic (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jul 17, 2018

    • BOINC (Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing) is a software platform for volunteer computing and desktop grid and volunteer computing.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
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      • Linux
      • Android
    • Collaborative effort using a network of individual computers to combat diseases through data-crunching research.
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      • Free
      • Mac
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      • Docker


    • Apache Mesos is a cluster manager that simplifies the complexity of running applications on a shared pool of servers.
    • Foldit is an experimental video game about protein folding, developed as a collaboration between the University of Washington's departments of Computer Science and Engineering...
      • Free
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • GridRepublic is a customized version of the BOINC software designed to simplify installation and participation by the average computer user.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
    • 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.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
    • 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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      • Free • Open Source
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      • Android
      • Java Mobile
      • OpenJDK
      • Solaris
      • Java
    • Quantum Moves, part of the scienceathome.
      • Free
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
    • Official Folding Pool for CureCoin - FAH Users on Team CureCoin (#224497) can sign up here using the same UserName (including capitalization) they use for Folding@Home to earn...
      • Free • Open Source
      • Online
    • Though it may appear to be just a game, Phylo is actually a framework for harnessing the computing power of mankind to solve a common problem; Multiple Sequence Alignments.