Launchpad Alternatives

    Launchpad is described as 'collaboration and Bazaar code hosting platform for (primarily open-source) software projects' and is a well-known app in the Development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Launchpad for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Linux, Mac, Windows and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is GitHub, which is free. Other great apps like Launchpad are GitLab (Freemium, Open Source), Gitea (Free, Open Source), Bitbucket (Freemium) and SourceForge (Free).

    This page was last updated May 24, 2021

    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. Web-based git repository management with wiki, code reviews, issue-tracking and CI/CD pipeline.
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    3. Gitea is a community managed fork of Gogs, lightweight code hosting solution written in Go and published under the MIT license.
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    4. 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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    5. 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.


    6. Redmine is a flexible project management web application. Written using Ruby on Rails framework, it is cross-platform and cross-database.
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    7. OpenProject is an open-source project management software with a wide set of features and plugins. It supports project timelines / Gantt charts, issue tracking, wiki, document management, time and cost reporting, code management, Scrum and much more.
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    8. Trusted by 11,000+ businesses, JIRA is the leading bug tracking, issue tracking and project management tool.
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    9. Trac is an enhanced wiki and issue tracking system for software development projects. Trac uses a minimalistic approach to web-based software project management. Our mission is to help developers write great software while staying out of the way.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Scala
      GitBucket is the easily installable open-source GitHub clone written with Scala. It provides GitHub like UI and features such as Git repository hosting via HTTP and SSH, repository viewer, issues, wiki and pull request.
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