Alternatives to MikroTik RouterOS for all platforms with Free License

  • DD-WRT

    DD-WRT is a Linux based alternative OpenSource firmware suitable for a great variety of WLAN routers and embedded systems.

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  • OpenWrt

    OpenWRT ( open - wireless receiver transmitter ) is a niche Linux distribution mainly installed on embedded devices, e.g. residential gateways. It is built on top of...

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Tomato by Shibby

    TomatoUSB fork. - Torrent client integration (Transmission) with user-friendly GUI for configuration. - NFS server integration - Support for USB 3G modems (thx...

    Free Open Source Linux Tomato

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  • OpenWISP

    OpenWISP is a software platform that can be used to implement a complete public wifi service. The suite includes applications derived from tools used to offer public...

    Free Open Source Linux Self-Hosted

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  • Tomato

    Tomato is a small, lean and simple replacement firmware for Linksys' WRT54G/GL/GS, Buffalo WHR-G54S/WHR-HP-G54 and other Broadcom-based routers. It features a new...

    • Discontinued Tomato hasn't been updated since 2011. For reason of proof, the latest Tomato update, 1.28, includes in its change notes that it updated dnsmasq version to v2.55. DNS Masq is currently at version v2.72. The v2.55 DNSmasq update was published in 2010.

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  • Quagga

    Quagga is a network routing software suite providing implementations of Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), Routing Information Protocol (RIP), Border Gateway Protocol...

    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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  • libreCMC

    Now merged with LibreWRT, libreCMC is the libre Embedded GNU/Linux Distro. libreCMC is a set of fully free embedded Operating Systems for general purpose computers....

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  • TomatoUSB

    Tomato USB is an alternative Linux-based firmware for powering Broadcom-based ethernet routers. It is a modification of the famous Tomato firmware, with additional...

    • Discontinued No longer developed. Last version, Build 54, released on November 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    Free Open Source Linux Tomato

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  • securityrouter.org

    The securityrouter.org project is a network operating system and software distribution based on OpenBSD, featuring a single, revision-managed, clear-text configuration...

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  • Winbox4Mac

    Winbox is a small utility that allows administration of MikroTik RouterOS using a fast and simple GUI. It is a native Win32 binary, but can be run on Linux and MacOS...

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