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OpenWISP Alternatives

OpenWISP is described as 'software platform that can be used to implement a complete public wifi service' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to OpenWISP for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, OpenWrt and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is DD-WRT, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like OpenWISP are OpenWrt, pfSense, MikroTik RouterOS and LibreMesh.

OpenWISP alternatives are mainly Firewalls but may also be VPN Services or Operating Systems. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of OpenWISP.
This page was last updated Jan 28, 2022
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • Self-Hosted

OpenWISP is a software platform that can be used to implement a complete public wifi service.

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  1. DD-WRT

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

  2. OpenWrt

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    OpenWrt ?is a highly extensible ?GNU/?Linux ?distribution for embedded devices ?(typically wireless routers). Unlike many other distributions for these routers, OpenWrt ?is built from the ground up to be a full-featured, easily modifiable operating system for your router.



  3. pfSense is a free, open source customized distribution of FreeBSD tailored for use as a firewall, and router.

  4. MikroTik RouterOS

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    The main product of MikroTik is a Linux-based operating system known as MikroTik RouterOS.

  5. LibreMesh

    • FreeProprietary
    • Linux
    • OpenWrt
    • LEDE - Linux Embedded Development Environment

    LibreMesh is a set of modules extending the OpenWrt router distribution to create self-configuring wireless and wired mesh networks.

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  6. CrossBrowdy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    CrossBrowdy is an open-source and free JavaScript framework that let developers create multimedia apps, game engines, games, emulators and so on.

  7. Babel (protocol)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Babel is a loop-avoiding distance-vector routing protocol for IPv6 and IPv4 with fast convergence properties.

  8. ninux

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Ninux is an Italian wireless network community with the goal of creating and expanding a free, open and experimental computer network. It uses the OLSR (Optimized Link State Routing) Protocol, an IP routing protocol optimized for mobile ad hoc networks.

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  9. Gluon

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Read The Docs
    • OpenWrt
    • GitHub

    Gluon is a modular framework for creating OpenWRT-based firmwares for wireless mesh servers.

  10. OLSR (Optimized Link State Routing)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    • Apple TV

    OLSR is a Link State Routing Protocol (LSRP) implementation optimized for Mobile ad hoc networks on devices like routers, smartphones, or desktop computers.

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