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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, Taler, DASH and Bubble by V0LT.

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  1. Open Collective icon

    Open Collective

    35 alternatives to Open Collective 

    Open Collective lets you manage your finances so everyone can see where money comes from and where it goes. Collect and spend money transparently.

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    Great developer api, would definitely recommend.

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  2. Bitcoin Cash icon

    Bitcoin Cash

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
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    61 alternatives to Bitcoin Cash 

    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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    1.  DecentralizedBitcoin Cash is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  Privacy focusedBitcoin Cash is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    Peer-to-peer electronic money for the world
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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.
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    Bitcoin is a different kind of money, not a payment provider

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  3. Taler icon

    Taler

    • Self-Hosted
    • Google Chrome
    • Opera
    • Firefox
    122 alternatives to Taler 

    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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    1.  Privacy focusedTaler is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
  4. DASH icon

    DASH

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    87 alternatives to DASH 

    DASH is an open source peer-to-peer cryptocurrency that uses a system called Darksend to add privacy to transactions.

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    1.  DecentralizedDASH is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
  5. Bubble by V0LT icon

    Bubble by V0LT

    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    17 alternatives to Bubble by V0LT 

    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.

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  6. Knit Pay icon

    Knit Pay

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Wordpress
    68 alternatives to Knit Pay 

    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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    Houdini Project

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    30 alternatives to Houdini Project 

    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. Houdini allows you to quickly build and deploy anything from simple donation forms for individual nonprofits, to fully...

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    CommitChange

    31 alternatives to CommitChange 

    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. You can jump in and start fundraising in minutes, without needing special skills or...

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    Groestlcoin

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    77 alternatives to Groestlcoin 

    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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    CryptoCRIT

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    10 alternatives to CryptoCRIT 

    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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