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LibreSSL Alternatives

LibreSSL is described as 'version of the TLS/crypto stack forked from OpenSSL in 2014, with goals of modernizing the codebase, improving security, and applying best practice development processes' and is an app in the security & privacy category. There are five alternatives to LibreSSL for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, BSD, Mac and Android. The best alternative is OpenSSL, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like LibreSSL are GnuTLS, mbed TLS, wolfSSL and SharkSSL.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • BSD

LibreSSL is a version of the TLS/crypto stack forked from OpenSSL in 2014, with goals of modernizing the codebase,...

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    OpenSSL

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku

    OpenSSL is a framework which implements the secure socket layer. It ships with a program/library which gives you access to all those functions.

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    GnuTLS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    GnuTLS (the GNU Transport Layer Security Library) is a free software implementation of the SSL, TLS and DTLS protocols.

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    mbed TLS

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • BSD

    mbed TLS (formerly known as PolarSSL) makes it trivially easy for developers to include cryptographic and SSL/TLS capabilities in their (embedded) products, facilitating this functionality with a minimal coding footprint.

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    wolfSSL

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • iPad

    wolfSSL offers an embedded SSL implementation that is portable, progressive, and easy to use with products including the wolfSSL embedded SSL library and the wolfSSL Embedded Web Server.

    ⚫︎ LightweightwolfSSL consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    SharkSSL

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    The SSL/TLS and Certificate tutorial for Windows enables you to fast track your understanding of the SSL/TLS protocol, Certificate Management, and secure communication. The download includes many C source code examples, including a secure WebSocket tutorial.

    ⚫︎ PortableSharkSSL can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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