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Open Source Pinboard Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Pinboard is Raindrop.io. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Pinboard and 19 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Pinboard are wallabag, ArchiveBox, Shaarli and LinkAce.

Pinboard alternatives are mainly Bookmark Managers but may also be Read It Later Tools or Social Bookmarking Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Pinboard.
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  1. Raindrop.io icon

    Raindrop.io

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Vivaldi Browser
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Yandex.Browser
    • Opera
    • Firefox

    Raindrop.io saves not just bookmarks but associated content depending on page type.

    ⚫︎ Full-Text SearchRaindrop.io lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeRaindrop.io supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ File TaggingRaindrop.io can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    aaravchen

    Offers all the benefits of Pinboard Archiving but with a better maintained server architecture and API. Still under active development.

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    wallabag

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Google Chrome
    • Cloudron
    • Opera
    • Firefox

    Save the web, freely.

    ⚫︎ Full-Text Searchwallabag lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
    ⚫︎ Works Offlinewallabag can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ Dark Modewallabag supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Customizablewallabag is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedwallabag is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ Sync Across Deviceswallabag can sync your data across devices like your phone, desktop and tablet
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ Text to Speechwallabag allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
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    ArchiveBox

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Docker

    Because modern websites are complicated and often rely on dynamic content, ArchiveBox archives the sites in several different formats beyond what public archiving services like Archive.org and Archive.is are capable of saving.

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  4. Shaarli icon

    Shaarli

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron

    Do you want to share the links you discover? Shaarli is a minimalist delicious clone that you can install on your own server. It is designed to be personal (single-user), fast and handy.

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownShaarli supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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  5. LinkAce icon

    LinkAce

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    LinkAce is meant to provide a long-term archive of links to websites, media files or anything else which has a valid URL. Store interesting articles, neat web tools or libraries you may use sometime in the future.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeLinkAce supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  6. BibSonomy is a system for sharing bookmarks and lists of literature (BibTex format).

    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in BibSonomy simultaneously.
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    Bookmark Sidebar

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Google Chrome
    • Microsoft Edge

    Bookmark Sidebar is an extension for Chrome, which adds a toggleable sidebar with all your bookmarks on the left or right side of your screen. You can sort, edit, delete or rearrange your bookmarks easily from within the sidebar.

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    Bookmark Sidebar vs Pinboard opinions
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    aaravchen

    Just an extension for a different way of displaying the Chrome built in bookmarks. Not at all like Pinboard.

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    Nextcloud Bookmarks

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Nextcloud

    This app provides you with a web interface for collecting and organizing bookmarks to the places on the web that are precious to you. You can browse and filter your bookmarks via tags and folders and by using the built-in search feature.

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    shaark

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    Shaark is a self-hosted platform to keep and share your content: web links, posts, passwords and pictures.

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  10. Pinry icon

    Pinry

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    Pinry is a private, self-hosted, Pinterest inspired by Wookmark and built on top of Django.

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    Pinry is an open-source alternative to Pinterest, written in Python with the Django Framework
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