Open Source PayPal Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to PayPal is Open Collective. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to PayPal and 11 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to PayPal are Bitcoin Cash (Free, Open Source), DASH (Free, Open Source), Taler (Free, Open Source) and Knit Pay (Freemium, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 1, 2021

    1. Finances management.
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    2. Bitcoin Cash is a peer-to-peer electronic cash system. It's a permissionless, decentralized cryptocurrency that requires no trusted third parties and no central bank.
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      This alternative is disputed. Bitcoin Cash is still a legitimate alternative to PayPal, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Bitcoin is a different kind of money, not a payment provider
      Negative comment almost 2 years ago

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    3. DASH is an open source peer-to-peer cryptocurrency that uses a system called Darksend to add privacy to transactions. It allows you keep your finances private as you make transactions, similar to cash.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
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      GNU Taler is a privacy-preserving payment system. Customers can stay anonymous, but merchants can not hide their income through payments with GNU Taler. This helps to avoid tax evasion and money laundering.
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      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      • Wordpress
      One plugin to integrate various Payment Gateways like Instamojo, Razorpay, Cashfree, Easebuzz, etc with WordPress plugins like WooCommerce, Easy Digital Downloads, Paid Memberships Pro, Learn Press, Give, Ninja Forms, Tourmaster, Memberpress, etc.
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    4. If you want to sell digital content online, there's plenty of options out there. However, if you want to sell digital content online without violating your users' privacy in the process, you'll have a much harder time finding a suitable program.
    5. Make fundraising easier by using the world’s most accessible and intuitive software. CommitChange is built to be used by people of all technical skill levels, without compromising on features.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Houdini is an all-in-one fundraising platform developed in Ruby on Rails. It’s licensed under AGPL/LGPL and is available, without cost, to anyone in the world.
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    6. GroestlCoin (GRS) is a peer-to-peer Internet cryptocurrency utilizing the Groestl algorithm that enables instant payments to anyone in the world. GroestlCoin makes efficient mining possible for EVERYBODY who wants to mine – whether on an old CPU or a new GPU.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      CryptoCRIT is an open-source Cryptocurrency project which facilitates a Cryptocurrency wallet for making payments. The associated Cryptocurrency is called CritCoin.
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