redsn0w is described as 'utility that will jailbreak your iPhone or iPod Touch, allowing it to run apps that are not approved by Apple' and is an app in the System & Hardware category. There are more than 10 alternatives to redsn0w for Mac, Windows, Linux, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is 3uTools, which is free. Other great apps like redsn0w are TinyUmbrella (Free, Open Source), PkgBackup (Paid), Animate (Free) and sn0wbreeze (Free, Open Source).
- Absinthe is a tool by the makers of greenpois0n that provides an untethered jailbreak on iOS 5.1. View 11 alternatives to Absinthe
Old jailbreaking method. The official website is no longer available. Last version, 2.0.4, released on 2012, can be still downloaded from iPhonehacks.com
- Free • Proprietary
- Greenpois0n performs an untethered jailbreak for iOS 4.2 on the iPhone 4/3GS, iPod touch 2G/3G/4G, iPad, and Apple TV 2, allowing them to run apps unapproved by Apple. View 11 alternatives to greenpois0n
Old jailbreaking method. The official website is no longer available. The source code is available on GitHub.
- Free • Open Source