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Open Source osu! Alternatives

The best open source alternative to osu! is StepMania. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to osu! and eight of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to osu! are Frets on Fire, McOsu, Friday Night Funkin' and Web!Mania.

This page was last updated May 14, 2022
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Android
  • iPhone

osu! is a rhythm game based on the gameplay of a variety of popular commercial rhythm games. While aiming to keep authentic...

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  1. StepMania

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    Rhythm game for Windows, Mac, and Linux. It features 3D graphics, keyboard and dance pad support, and an editor for creating your own steps.

    StepMania vs osu! opinions
    Most users think StepMania is a great alternative to osu!.
    tastysushixd

    StepMania is also a good music game that can be adictive, and is for desktops, unlike most music games.

    Positive comment over 5 years ago
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    is is based on DDR if you know that rhythm game, so it is a very good alternative

    Positive comment over 3 years ago
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  2. Frets on Fire

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Frets on Fire is a game of musical skill and fast fingers. The aim of the game is to play guitar with the keyboard as accurately as possible.



  3. McOsu

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    A free open-source circle-clicking rhythm game practice client for osu! beatmaps with Virtual Reality support. McOsu is developed separately from and has no direct affiliation with osu! or ppy Pty Ltd.

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    vanahacar

    It's clone osu! on custom engine.

    Positive comment almost 4 years ago
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  4. Friday Night Funkin'

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    Friday Night Funkin’ is a musical rhythm game where you compete in freestyle music battles.

  5. Web!Mania

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    Web!Mania is a version of the "osu!mania" game mode of "osu!" developed to be played in web browsers, without the need to download anything.



  6. Quaver

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • SteamOS

    Quaver is a community-driven and open-source competitive rhythm game with two game modes and online leaderboards. Create your own maps or challenge the world in online multiplayer matches.

  7. Beats, Advanced Rhythm Game

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    "Beats, Advanced Rhythm Game" is a music-based rhythm game for Google Android phones/devices. Press arrows to the beat of songs StepMania/Dance Dance Revolution (DDR) style or tap circles osu!/Ouendan/Elite Beat Agent (EBA) style!

    Discontinued

    The last published update is dated April 10, 2014 and no further updates have been released since then.

  8. Taps of Fire

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Taps of Fire is an implementation of the open source Frets on Fire game for Android devices. Play songs and tap to hit the right notes.

    Discontinued

    Project page archived on Google Code.

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