Empower Your Server: A List of Free Software Network Services and Web Applications

In the ever-evolving landscape of network services and web applications, the availability of free and open-source software empowers individuals and organizations to host their own services securely and independently. This curated list presents a variety of free software solutions that you can host on your own server(s), ensuring control, customization, and privacy without relying on non-free alternatives.

List of Free Software Network Services



Analytics is the systematic computational analysis of data or statistics. It is used for the discovery, interpretation, and communication of meaningful patterns in data.

Related: Database ManagementPersonal Dashboards

  • Ackee – Self-hosted analytics tool for those who care about privacy. (DemoSource CodeMIT Nodejs/Docker/K8S
  • Aptabase – Open source, privacy first and simple analytics for mobile and desktop apps. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker
  • AWStats – Generate statistics from web, streaming, ftp or mail server logfiles. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Perl
  • Countly Community Edition – Real time mobile and web analytics, crash reporting and push notifications platform. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Nodejs/Docker
  • Druid – Distributed, column-oriented, real-time analytics data store. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Java/Docker
  • EDA – Web application for data analysis and visualization. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Nodejs
  • Fathom Lite – A simple and privacy-focused web analytics (alternative to Google Analytics). MIT Go/Docker
  • GoAccess – Real-time web log analyzer and interactive viewer that runs in a terminal. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C
  • GoatCounter – Easy web statistics without tracking of personal data. (Source CodeEUPL-1.2 Go
  • Matomo – Google Analytics alternative that protects your data and your customers’ privacy. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Metabase – Easy, open-source way for everyone in your company to ask questions and learn from data. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Java/Docker
  • Mixpost – Self-hosted social media management software. Easily create, schedule, publish, and manage social media content in one place (alternative to Hootsuite, Buffer, and other social media tools). (Source CodeMIT PHP/Docker
  • Netron – Visualizer for neural network and machine learning models. (Source CodeMIT Python/Nodejs
  • Offen – Fair, lightweight and open web analytics tool. Gain insights while your users have full access to their data. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Go/Docker
  • Open Web Analytics – Web analytics framework that lets you stay in control of how you instrument and analyze the use of your websites and applications. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • Plausible Analytics – Simple, open-source, lightweight (< 1 KB) and privacy-friendly web analytics. (Source CodeMIT Elixir
  • PoeticMetric – Free as in freedom, open source, privacy-first and regulation-compliant web analytics tool. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker
  • PostHog – Product analytics, session recording, feature flagging and a/b testing that you can self-host (alternative to Mixpanel/Amplitude/Heap/HotJar/Optimizely). (Source CodeMIT Python
  • Redash – Connect and query your data sources, build dashboards to visualize data and share them with your company. (Source CodeBSD-2-Clause Docker
  • RudderStack – Collect, unify, transform, and store your customer data, and route it to a wide range of common, popular marketing, sales, and product tools (alternative to Segment). (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker/K8S/Go/Nodejs
  • Shynet – Modern, privacy-friendly, and detailed web analytics that works without cookies or JS. Apache-2.0 Python/Docker
  • Socioboard  – Social media management, analytics, and reporting platform supporting nine social media networks out-of-the-box. GPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • Superset – Modern data exploration and visualization platform. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Python
  • Swetrix – Ultimate, open-source web analytics to satisfy all your needs. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker
  • Umami – Simple, fast, privacy-focused alternative to Google Analytics. (DemoSource CodeMIT Nodejs/Docker

Archiving and Digital Preservation (DP)

Digital archiving and preservation software.

Related: Content Management Systems (CMS)

  • Access to Memory (AtoM) – Web-based, open source application for standards-based archival description and access in a multilingual, multi-repository environment. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • ArchiveBox – Self-hosted wayback machine that creates HTML & screenshot archives of sites from your bookmarks, browsing history, RSS feeds, or other sources. (Source CodeMIT Python/Docker
  • Archivematica – Mature digital preservation system designed to maintain standards-based, long-term access to collections of digital objects. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Python
  • ArchivesSpace – Archives information management application for managing and providing Web access to archives, manuscripts and digital objects. (DemoSource CodeECL-2.0 Ruby
  • CKAN – CKAN is a tool for making open data websites. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Python
  • Collective Access – Providence – Highly configurable Web-based framework for management, description, and discovery of digital and physical collections supporting a variety of metadata standards, data types, and media formats. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Ganymede  – Twitch VOD and Live Stream archiving platform. Includes a rendered chat for each archive. GPL-3.0 Docker
  • LiveStreamDVR  – An automatic Twitch recorder capable of capturing live streams, chat messages and stream metadata. MIT Python/Nodejs/Docker
  • Omeka S – Omeka S is a web publication system for universities, galleries, libraries, archives, and museums. It consists of a local network of independently curated exhibits sharing a collaboratively built pool of items, media, and their metadata. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • Wayback – A self-hosted toolkit for archiving webpages to the Internet Archive, archive.today, IPFS, and local file systems. GPL-3.0 Go
  • Webarchive – Lightweight self-hosted wayback machine that creates HTML and PDF files from your bookmarks. BSD-3-Clause Go


Automation software designed to reduce human intervention in processes.

Related: Internet of Things (IoT)Software Development – Continuous Integration & Deployment

Accelerated Text – Automatically generate multiple natural language descriptions of your data varying in wording and structure. Apache-2.0 Java

Activepieces – No-code business automation tool like Zapier or Tray. For example, you can send a Slack notification for each new Trello card. (Source CodeMIT Typescript

ActiveWorkflow – An intelligent process and workflow automation platform based on software agents. MIT Ruby

AmIUnique – Learn how identifiable you are on the Internet (browser fingerprinting tool). (Source CodeMIT Java

Apache Airflow – Airflow is a platform to programmatically author, schedule, and monitor workflows. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Python/Docker

Automatisch – Business automation tool that lets you connect different services like Twitter, Slack, and more to automate your business processes (alternative to Zapier). (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker

betanin – Music organization man-in-the-middle of your torrent client and music player. Based on beets.io, similar to Sonarr and Radarr. GPL-3.0 Python/Docker

ChiefOnboarding – Employee onboarding platform that allows you to provision user accounts and create sequences with todo items, resources, text/email/Slack messages, and more! Available as a web portal and Slack bot. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker

Eonza – Eonza is used to create scripts and automate tasks on servers or VPS hosting. Manage your servers from any browser on any device. (DemoSource CodeMIT Go

Exadel CompreFace – Face recognition system that provides REST API for face recognition, face detection, and other face services, and is easily deployed with docker. There are SDKs for Python and JavaScript languages. Can be used without prior machine learning skills. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Docker/Java/Nodejs

feed2toot – Feed2toot parses a RSS feed, extracts the last entries and sends them to Mastodon. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Python

feedmixer – FeedMixer is a WSGI (Python3) micro web service which takes a list of feed URLs and returns a new feed consisting of the most recent n entries from each given feed(Returns Atom, RSS, or JSON). (DemoWTFPL Python

Headphones – Automated music downloader for NZB and Torrent, written in Python. It supports SABnzbd, NZBget, Transmission, µTorrent, Deluge and Blackhole. GPL-3.0 Python

Healthchecks – Django app which listens for pings and sends alerts when pings are late. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause Python

homebank-converter – Web app to convert an export bank file to compatible Homebank csv. (DemoAGPL-3.0 HTML5

HRConvert2 – Drag-and-drop file conversion server with session based authentication, automatic temporary file maintenance, and logging capability. GPL-3.0 PHP

Huginn – Allows you to build agents that monitor and act on your behalf. MIT Ruby

Kibitzr – Lightweight personal web assistant with powerful integrations. (Source CodeMIT Python

Krayin – Free and Opensource Laravel CRM Application. (DemoSource CodeMIT PHP

LazyLibrarian  – LazyLibrarian is a program to follow authors and grab metadata for all your digital reading needs. It uses a combination of Goodreads Librarything and optionally GoogleBooks as sources for author info and book info. GPL-3.0 Python

Leon – Open-source personal assistant who can live on your server. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs

Lidarr – Lidarr is a music collection manager for Usenet and BitTorrent users. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C#/Docker

Matchering – A containerized web app for automated music mastering (alternative to LANDR, eMastered, and MajorDecibel). GPL-3.0 Docker

Medusa – Automatic Video Library Manager for TV Shows. It watches for new episodes of your favorite shows, and when they are posted it does its magic. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Python

MetaTube  – A Web GUI to automatically download music from YouTube add metadata from Spotify, Deezer or Musicbrainz. GPL-3.0 Python

MeTube – Web GUI for youtube-dl, with playlist support. Allows downloading videos from dozens of websites. AGPL-3.0 Python/Nodejs/Docker

nefarious – Web application that automates downloading Movies and TV Shows. GPL-3.0 Python

OliveTin – OliveTin is a web interface for running Linux shell commands. AGPL-3.0 Go

Patrowl – Open Source, Smart and Scalable Security Operations Orchestration Platform. AGPL-3.0 Python

Podgrab – Lightweight podcast manager and automatic podcast episode downloader. It will monitor podcasts for your and download them automatically whenever a new episode goes live. GPL-3.0 Docker/Go

pyLoad – Lightweight, customizable and remotely manageable downloader for 1-click-hosting sites like rapidshare.com or uploaded.to. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Python

Radarr – Radarr is an independent fork of Sonarr reworked for automatically downloading movies via Usenet and BitTorrent, à la Couchpotato. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C#/Docker

SickChill – SickChill is an automatic video library manager for TV shows. It watches for new episodes of your favorite shows, and when they are posted it does its magic. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Python/Docker

SiteInspector – Web-based tool for catching spelling errors, grammatical errors, broken links, and other errors on websites. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker

Sonarr – Automatic TV Shows downloader and manager for Usenet and BitTorrent. It can grab, sort and rename new episodes and automatically upgrade the quality of files already downloaded when a better quality format becomes available. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C#/Docker

StackStorm – StackStorm (aka IFTTT for Ops) is event-driven automation for auto-remediation, security responses, troubleshooting, deployments, and more. Includes rules engine, workflow, 160 integration packs with 6000+ actions and ChatOps. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Python

Tube Archivist  – Your self hosted YouTube media server: Subscribe, download, index, search and play your favorite videos. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Python/Docker

tubesync  – Syncs YouTube channels and playlists to a locally hosted media server. AGPL-3.0 Docker/Python

ydl_api_ng – Simple youtube-dl REST API to launch downloads on a distant server. GPL-3.0 Python

YoutubeDL-Material – Material Design inspired YouTube downloader, based on youtube-dl. Supports playlists, quality select, search, dark mode and much more, all with a clean and modern design. MIT Nodejs/Docker

YoutubeDL-Server – Web and REST interface for downloading videos onto a server. MIT Python/Docker

yt-dlp Web UI – Web GUI for yt-dlp. MPL-2.0 Docker/Go/Nodejs

µTask – Automation engine that models and executes business processes declared in yaml. BSD-3-Clause Go/Docker


Backup software.

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Blogging Platforms

blog is a discussion or informational website consisting of discrete, diary-style text entries (posts).

Related: Static Site GeneratorsContent Management Systems (CMS)

See also: WeblogMatrix

  • Antville – Free, open source project aimed at the development of a high performance, feature rich weblog hosting software. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Javascript
  • Blog – Facebook-styled blog. Free, extremely lightweight, single-user and easy to install. GPL-3.0 PHP
  • Castopod – A podcast management hosting platform that includes the latest podcast 2.0 standards, an automated Fediverse feed, analytics, an embeddable player, and more. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP/Docker
  • Chyrp Lite – Extra-awesome, extra-lightweight blog engine. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause PHP
  • Dotclear – Take control over your blog. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • FlatPress – A lightweight, easy-to-set-up flat-file blogging engine. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • Ghost – Just a blogging platform. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Haven – Private blogging system with markdown editing and built in RSS reader. (DemoSource CodeMIT Ruby
  • htmly – Databaseless Blogging Platform (Flat-File Blog). (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • Known – A collaborative social publishing platform. (Source CodeApache-2.0 PHP
  • PluXml – XML-based blog/CMS platform. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Serendipity – Serendipity (s9y) is a highly extensible and customizable PHP blog engine using Smarty templating. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause PHP
  • WriteFreely – Writing software for starting a minimalist, federated blog — or an entire community. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Go

Booking and Scheduling

Event scheduling, reservation, and appointment management software.

Related: Polls and Events

  • Alf.io – The open source ticket reservation system. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Java
  • Cal.com – The open-source online appointment scheduling system. (DemoSource CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Easy!Appointments – A highly customizable web application that allows your customers to book appointments with you via the web. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • QloApps – An open-source, customizable and intuitive web-based hotel reservation system and a booking engine. (DemoSource CodeOSL-3.0 PHP/Nodejs
  • Seatsurfing – Webbased app to book seats, desks and rooms for offices. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Docker

Bookmarks and Link Sharing

Software which allows users to add, annotate, edit, and share bookmarks of web documents.

  • Briefkasten – Modern app for saving and managing your own bookmarks. Includes a browser extension. (DemoMIT Nodejs/Docker
  • Buku – A powerful bookmark manager and a personal textual mini-web. GPL-3.0 Python
  • Espial – An open-source, web-based bookmarking server. AGPL-3.0 Haskell
  • Firefox Account Server – This allows you to host your own Firefox accounts server. (Source CodeMPL-2.0 Nodejs/Java
  • Hackershare – Social bookmarks website for hackers. (DemoMIT Ruby
  • LinkAce – A bookmark archive with automatic backups to the Internet Archive, link monitoring, and a full REST API. Installation is done via Docker, or as a simple PHP application. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Docker/PHP
  • linkding – Minimal bookmark management with a fast and clean UI. Simple installation through Docker and can run on your Raspberry Pi. MIT Docker/Python/Nodejs
  • LinkWarden – A self-hosted bookmark + archive manager to store your useful links. (Source CodeMIT Docker/Nodejs
  • NeonLink – Self-hosted bookmark service with unique design and simple installation with Docker. MIT Docker
  • Pinry – The tiling image board system for people who want to save, tag, and share images, videos, and webpages. (DemoSource CodeBSD-2-Clause Docker/Python
  • Shaarli – Personal, minimalist, super-fast, no-database bookmarking and link sharing platform. (DemoZlib PHP/deb
  • Shiori – Simple bookmark manager built with Go. MIT Go/Docker
  • SyncMarks – Sync and manage your browser bookmarks from Edge, Firefox and Chromium. (ClientsAGPL-3.0 PHP

Calendar & Contacts – CalDAV or CardDAV Servers

CalDAV and CardDAV protocol servers Electronic calendar and address book and contact management.

Related: Groupware

See also: Comparison of CalDAV and CardDAV implementations – Wikipedia

  • Baïkal – Lightweight CalDAV and CardDAV server based on sabre/dav. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • calypso – Python-based CalDAV and CardDAV server (fork of Radicale). (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Python
  • DAViCal – Server for calendar sharing (CalDAV) that uses a PostgreSQL database as a data store. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • Davis – A simple, dockerizable and fully translatable admin interface for sabre/dav based on Symfony 5 and Bootstrap 4, largely inspired by Baïkal. MIT PHP
  • Etebase (EteSync) – End-to-end encrypted and journaled personal information server supporting calendar and contact data, offering its own clients. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Python/Django
  • Radicale – Simple calendar and contact server with extremely low administrative overhead. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Python
  • SabreDAV – Open source CardDAV, CalDAV, and WebDAV framework and server. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • Xandikos – Open source CardDAV and CalDAV server with minimal administrative overhead, backed by a Git repository. GPL-3.0 Python

Calendar & Contacts – CalDAV or CardDAV Web-based Clients

CalDAV and CardDAV protocol web clients/interfaces.

  • AgenDAV – Multilanguage CalDAV web client with a rich AJAX interface and shared calendars support. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • EteSync Web – EteSync’s official Web-based client (i.e., their Web app). (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Javascript
  • Manage My Damn Life – Manage my Damn Life (MMDL) is a self-hosted front end for managing your CalDAV tasks and calendars. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Nodejs/Docker

Communication – Custom Communication Systems

Communication software used to provide remote access to systems and exchange files and messages in text, audio and/or video formats between different computers or users, using their own custom protocols.

Apprise – Apprise allows you to send a notification to almost all of the most popular notification services available to us today such as: Telegram, Discord, Slack, Amazon SNS, Gotify, etc. MIT Python/Docker

BluetoothCommunicatorExample – Bluetooth LE chat app to communicate between android devices with P2P architecture. (ClientsApache-2.0 Java

Centrifugo – Language-agnostic real-time messaging (Websocket or SockJS) server. (DemoSource CodeMIT Go/Docker/K8S

Chatwoot – Self-hosted customer communication platform (alternative to Intercom & Zendesk). (Source CodeMIT Ruby/Docker/K8S

Chitchatter – A peer-to-peer chat app that is serverless, decentralized, and ephemeral. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Nodejs

Conduit – A simple, fast, and reliable chat server powered by Matrix. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Rust

Darkwire.io – End-to-end encrypted instant web chat. MIT Nodejs

Databag – Federated, end-to-end encrypted messaging service for the web, iOS, and Android, supporting text, photos, video, and WebRTC video and audio calls. (DemoApache-2.0 Docker

Dendrite – Second-generation Matrix homeserver written in Go. It intends to provide an efficient, reliable and scalable alternative to Synapse. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Go

Element – Fully-featured Matrix client for Web, iOS & Android. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Nodejs

GNUnet – Free software framework for decentralized, peer-to-peer networking. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C

Gotify – Self-hosted notification server with Android and CLI clients, similar to PushBullet. (Source CodeClientsMIT Go/Docker

Hawkpost – HawkPost is a web app that lets you create unique links that you can share with a person that desires to send you important information but doesn’t know how to encrypt it. The message is encrypted in their browser and sent to your email address. (Source CodeMIT Python/Docker

Hyphanet – Anonymously share files, browse and publish freesites (web sites accessible only through Hyphanet) and chat on forums. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Java

Jam – Private audio chat rooms to talk to friends and family (alternative to Clubhouse). (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker/Nodejs

Jami – Free and universal communication platform which preserves the user’s privacy and freedoms (formerly GNU Ring). (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C++

KChat – PHP Based Live Chat Application. Apache-2.0 PHP

LeapChat – Ephemeral, encrypted, in-browser chat rooms. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker/Nodejs/Shell

Live Helper Chat – Live Support chat for your website. (Source CodeApache-2.0 PHP

Mattermost – Platform for secure collaboration across the entire software development lifecycle, can be integrated with Gitlab (alternative to Slack). (Source CodeAGPL-3.0/Apache-2.0 Go/Docker/K8S

MiAOU – Multi-room persistent chat server. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs

Mibew – Mibew Messenger is an open-source live support application written in PHP and MySQL. It enables one-on-one chat assistance in real-time directly from your website. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 PHP

Mumble – Low-latency, high quality voice/text chat software. (Source CodeClientsBSD-3-Clause C++/deb

Notifo – Multichannel notification server with support for Email, Mobile Push, Web Push, SMS, messaging and a javascript plugin. MIT C#

Novu – Self-hosted / cloud notification infrastructure for developers. (Source CodeMIT Docker/Nodejs

ntfy – Push notifications to phone or desktop using HTTP PUT/POST, with Android app, CLI and web app, similar to Pushover and Gotify. (DemoSource CodeClientsApache-2.0/GPL-2.0 Go/Docker/K8S

OTS – One-Time-Secret sharing platform with a symmetric 256bit AES encryption in the browser. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Go

Papercups – An open source live customer chat web app written in Elixir. (DemoSource CodeMIT Elixir

PushBits – Self-hosted notification server for relaying push notifications via Matrix, similar to PushBullet and Gotify. ISC Go

Rallly – Create polls to vote on dates and times (alternative to Doodle). (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Nodejs

RetroShare – Secured and decentralized communication system. Offers decentralized chat, forums, messaging, file transfer. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C++

Revolt – Revolt is a user-first chat platform built with modern web technologies. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Rust

Rocket.Chat – Teamchat solution similar to Gitter.im or Slack. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs/Docker/K8S

Screego – Screego is a simple tool to quickly share your screen to one or multiple people via web browser. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Docker/Go

Screensy – Simple peer-to-peer screen sharing solution for sharing your screen with WebRTC. (DemoGPL-3.0 Nodejs/Docker

Shhh – Keep secrets out of emails or chat logs, share them using secure links with passphrase and expiration dates. MIT Python

SimpleX Chat – The most private and secure chat and applications platform – now with double ratchet E2E encryption. AGPL-3.0 Haskell

Soketi – Simple, fast, and resilient open-source WebSockets server (drop-in alternative to Pusher). (Source CodeMIT Nodejs/Docker/K8S

Spectrum 2 – Spectrum 2 is an open source instant messaging transport. It allows users to chat together even when they are using different IM networks. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C++

StoneAge Messenger – A self-hosted Android messenger, S3-compatible storage is the only backend needed. (Source CodeClientsGPL-3.0 Java

Synapse – Server for Matrix, an open standard for decentralized persistent communication. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Python

Syndie – Syndie is a libre system for operating distributed forums. CC0-1.0 Java

Tailchat – Next generation noIM application in your own workspace, not only another Slack/Discord/rocket.chat. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Docker/K8S/Nodejs

TextBelt  – Outgoing SMS API that uses carrier-specific gateways to deliver your text messages for free, and without ads. MIT Javascript

Tiledesk – All-in-one customer engagement platform from lead-gen to post-sales, from WhatsApp to your website. With omni-channel live agents and AI-powered chatbots (alternative to Intercom, Zendesk, Tawk.to and Tidio). (Source CodeMIT Docker/K8S

Tinode – Instant messaging platform. Backend in Go. Clients: Swift iOS, Java Android, JS webapp, scriptable command line; chatbots. (DemoSource CodeClientsGPL-3.0 Go

Tox – Distributed, secure messenger with audio and video chat capabilities. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C

Typebot – Conversational app builder (alternative to Typeform or Landbot). (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker

WBO – Web Whiteboard to collaborate in real-time on schemas, drawings, and notes. (DemoAGPL-3.0 Nodejs/Docker

Yopass – Secure sharing of secrets, passwords and files. (DemoApache-2.0 Go/Docker

Zulip – Zulip is a powerful, open source group chat application. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Python

Communication – Email – Complete Solutions

Simple deployment of E-mail servers, e.g. for inexperienced or impatient admins.

  • AnonAddy – Open source email forwarding service for creating aliases. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • DebOps – Your Debian-based data center in a box. A set of general-purpose Ansible roles that can be used to manage Debian or Ubuntu hosts. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 YAML/Ansible/Python
  • docker-mailserver – Production-ready fullstack but simple mail server (SMTP, IMAP, LDAP, Antispam, Antivirus, etc.) running inside a container. Only configuration files, no SQL database. (Source CodeMIT Docker
  • Dovel – SMTP server that sends and receives emails according to a simple configuration file, with an optional web interface that you can use to browse your emails. (Source CodeLGPL-3.0 Go
  • emailwiz – Luke Smith’s bash script to completely automate the setup of a Postfix/Dovecot/SpamAssassin/OpenDKIM server on debian. GPL-3.0 Bash
  • homebox – Suite of Ansible scripts to deploy a fully functional mail server on Debian. Unobtrusive and automatic as much as possible, focusing on stability and security. GPL-3.0 Shell
  • Inboxen – Inboxen is a service that provides you with an infinite number of unique inboxes. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Python
  • iRedMail – Full-featured mail server solution based on Postfix and Dovecot. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Shell
  • Maddy Mail Server – All-in-one mail server that implements SMTP (both MTA and MX) and IMAP. Replaces Postfix, Dovecot, OpenDKIM, OpenSPF, OpenDMARC with single daemon. GPL-3.0 Go
  • Mail-in-a-Box – Turns any Ubuntu server into a fully functional mail server with one command. (Source CodeCC0-1.0 Shell
  • Mailcow – Mail server suite based on Dovecot, Postfix and other open source software, that provides a modern Web UI for administration. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Docker/PHP
  • Mailu – Mailu is a simple yet full-featured mail server as a set of Docker images. (Source CodeMIT Docker/Python
  • Modoboa – Modoboa is a mail hosting and management platform including a modern and simplified Web User Interface. (Source CodeISC Python
  • Postal – A complete and fully featured mail server for use by websites & web servers. (Source CodeMIT Docker/Ruby
  • Simple NixOS Mailserver – Complete mailserver solution leveraging the Nix Ecosystem. GPL-3.0 Nix
  • SimpleLogin – Open source email alias solution to protect your email address. Comes with browser extensions and mobile apps. (Source CodeMIT Docker/Python
  • wildduck – Scalable no-SPOF IMAP/POP3 mail server. (Source CodeEUPL-1.2 Nodejs/Docker

Communication – Email – Mail Delivery Agents

Mail Delivery Agents (MDAs) – IMAP/POP3 server software.

  • Cyrus IMAP – Email (IMAP/POP3), contacts and calendar server. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause-Attribution C
  • Dovecot – IMAP and POP3 server written primarily with security in mind. (Source CodeMIT/LGPL-2.1 C/deb
  • MailForm – Lightweight self-hosted email service for contact forms and more (alternative to Formspree and SendGrid). Apache-2.0 Nodejs/Docker
  • Piler – Feature-rich open source email archiving solution. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C
  • Stalwart JMAP – JMAP and IMAP server designed to be secure, fast, robust and scalable. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Rust/Docker

Communication – Email – Mail Transfer Agents

Mail Transfer Agents (MTAs) – SMTP servers.

  • chasquid – SMTP (email) server with a focus on simplicity, security, and ease of operation. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Go
  • Courier MTA – Fast, scalable, enterprise mail/groupware server providing ESMTP, IMAP, POP3, webmail, mailing list, basic web-based calendaring and scheduling services. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C/deb
  • DragonFly – A small MTA for home and office use. Works on Linux and FreeBSD. BSD-3-Clause C
  • EmailRelay – A small and easy to configure SMTP and POP3 server for Windows and Linux. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C++
  • Exim – Message transfer agent (MTA) developed at the University of Cambridge. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C/deb
  • Haraka – High-performance, pluginable SMTP server written in Javascript. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • MailCatcher – Ruby gem that deploys a simply SMTP MTA gateway that accepts all mail and displays in web interface. Useful for debugging or development. (Source CodeMIT Ruby
  • Maildrop – Disposable email SMTP server, also useful for development. MIT Scala
  • MailHog – Small Golang executable which runs an SMTP MTA gateway that accepts all mail and displays in web interface. Useful for debugging or development. MIT Go/Docker
  • OpenSMTPD – Secure SMTP server implementation from the OpenBSD project. (Source CodeISC C/deb
  • Postfix – Fast, easy to administer, and secure Sendmail replacement. IPL-1.0 C/deb
  • Sendmail – Message transfer agent (MTA). Sendmail C/deb
  • Slimta – Mail Transfer Library built on Python. (Source CodeMIT Python
  • Stalwart SMTP – Modern SMTP server designed with a focus on security, speed, and extensive configurability. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Rust
  • vSMTP – Next-gen MTA. Secured, Faster and Greener. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Rust

Communication – Email – Mailing Lists and Newsletters

Mailing list servers and mass mailing software – one message to many recipients.

  • Dada Mail – Web-based list management system that can be used for announcement lists and/or discussion lists. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Perl
  • Gray Duck Mail – Self hosted email discussion list management that uses external email providers. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Docker
  • HyperKitty – Open source Django application to provide a web interface to access GNU Mailman v3 archives. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Python
  • Keila – Self-hosted reliable and easy-to-use newsletter tool (alternative to Mailchimp or Sendinblue). (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker
  • Listmonk – High performance, self-hosted newsletter and mailing list manager with a modern dashboard. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Go/Docker
  • Mailman – The Gnu mailing list server. GPL-3.0 Python
  • Mailtrain – Self hosted newsletter application. GPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • Mautic – Mautic is marketing automation software (email, social and more). (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • phpList – Newsletter and email marketing with advanced management of subscribers, bounces, and plugins. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Postorius – Web user interface to access GNU Mailman. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Python
  • Schleuder – GPG-enabled mailing list manager with resending-capabilities. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Ruby
  • Sympa – Mailing list manager. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Perl

Communication – Email – Webmail Clients

Webmail clients.

  • Cypht – Feed reader for your email accounts. (Source CodeLGPL-2.1 PHP
  • IMP – HORDE application that provides webmail access to IMAP and POP3 accounts. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • MailCare – Open source disposable email address service. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • Roundcube – Browser-based IMAP client with an application-like user interface. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP/deb
  • SnappyMail – Simple, modern, lightweight & fast web-based email client (fork of RainLoop). (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • SquirrelMail – Another browser-based IMAP client. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP

Communication – IRC

IRC communication software.

  • Convos – Always online web IRC client. (DemoSource CodeArtistic-2.0 Perl/Docker
  • Ergo – Modern IRCv3 server written in Go, combining the features of an ircd, a services framework, and a bouncer. (Source CodeMIT Go/Docker
  • Glowing Bear – A web frontend for WeeChat. (DemoGPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • InspIRCd – Modular IRC server written in C++ for Linux, BSD, Windows, and macOS. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C++/Docker
  • Kiwi IRC – Responsive web IRC client with theming support. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Nodejs
  • ngircd – Free, portable and lightweight Internet Relay Chat server for small or private networks. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C/deb
  • Quassel IRC – Distributed IRC client, meaning that one (or multiple) client(s) can attach to and detach from a central core. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C++
  • Robust IRC – RobustIRC is IRC without netsplits. Distributed IRC server, based on RobustSession protocol. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause Go
  • The Lounge – Self-hosted web IRC client. (DemoSource CodeMIT Nodejs/Docker
  • UnrealIRCd – Modular, advanced and highly configurable IRC server written in C for Linux, BSD, Windows, and macOS. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C
  • Weechat – Fast, light and extensible chat client. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C/Docker/deb
  • ZNC – Advanced IRC bouncer. (Source CodeApache-2.0 C++/deb

Communication – SIP

SIP/IPBX telephony software.

  • Asterisk – Easy to use but advanced IP PBX system, VoIP gateway and conference server. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C/deb
  • ASTPP – VoIP Billing Solution for Freeswitch. It supports prepaid and postpaid billing with call rating and credit control. It also provides many other features. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Eqivo – Eqivo implements an API layer on top of FreeSWITCH facilitating integration between web applications and voice/video-enabled endpoints such as traditional phone lines (PSTN), VoIP phones, webRTC clients etc. (Source CodeMIT Docker/PHP
  • Flexisip – A complete, modular and scalable SIP server, includes a push gateway, to deliver SIP incoming calls or text messages on mobile device platforms where push notifications are required to receive information when the app is not active in the foreground. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 C/Docker
  • Freepbx – Web-based open source GUI that controls and manages Asterisk. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • FreeSWITCH – Scalable open source cross-platform telephony platform. (Source CodeMPL-2.0 C
  • FusionPBX – Open source project that provides a customizable and flexible web interface to the very powerful and highly scalable multi-platform voice switch called FreeSWITCH. (Source CodeMPL-1.1 PHP
  • Kamailio – Modular SIP server (registrar/proxy/router/etc). (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C/deb
  • Kazoo – KAZOO is an open-source, highly scalable software platform designed to provide carrier-grade VoIP switch functions and features. (Source CodeMPL-1.1 Erlang
  • openSIPS – OpenSIPS is an Open Source SIP proxy/server for voice, video, IM, presence and any other SIP extensions. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C
  • Routr – A lightweight sip proxy, location server, and registrar for a reliable and scalable SIP infrastructure. (Source CodeMIT Docker/K8S
  • SIP3 – VoIP troubleshooting and monitoring platform. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Kotlin
  • SIPCAPTURE Homer – Troubleshooting and monitoring VoIP calls. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Angular/C
  • Wazo – Full-featured IPBX solution built atop Asterisk with integrated Web administration interface and REST-ful API. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Python
  • Yeti-Switch – Transit class4 softswitch(SBC) with integrated billing and routing engine and REST API. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 C++/Ruby

Communication – Social Networks and Forums

Social Networking and Forum software.

Akkoma – Federated microblogging server with Mastodon, GNU social, and ActivityPub compatibility. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Elixir/Docker

Anahita – Open Source Social Networking Framework and Platform. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP

Answer – An open-source knowledge-based community software. You can use it to quickly build your Q&A community for product technical support, customer support, user communication, and more. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Docker/Go

AsmBB – A fast, SQLite-powered forum engine written in ASM. (Source CodeEUPL-1.2 Assembly

Bibliogram  – An alternative front-end for Instagram. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Nodejs

Buddycloud – Tools, libraries, services and a community to build user-to-user, group and social messaging into your app. Saves time. Scales up. Supports you. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Java

BuddyPress – Powerful plugin that takes your WordPress.org powered site beyond the blog with social-network features like user profiles, activity streams, user groups, and more. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP

Cactus Comments – Cactus Comments is a federated comment system for the open web built on Matrix. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Docker/Python

Chirpy – Chirpy is an open-source, privacy-friendly and customizable Disqus (comment system) alternate. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker/Nodejs

Commento – Commento is a discussion platform that you can embed on your blog, news articles, and any place where you want your readers to add comments. MIT Go/Docker

Coral – A better commenting experience from Vox Media. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Docker/Nodejs

diaspora* – Distributed social networking server. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Ruby

Discourse – Advanced forum / community solution based on Ruby and JS. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 Docker

Elgg – Powerful open source social networking engine. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP

Enigma 1/2 BBS – Enigma 1/2 is a modern, multi-platform BBS engine with unlimited “callers” and legacy DOS door game support. (DemoSource CodeBSD-2-Clause Shell/Docker/Nodejs

Flarum – Delightfully simple forums. Flarum is the next-generation forum software that makes online discussion fun again. (Source CodeMIT PHP

FlaskBB – FlaskBB is forum software written in Python using the microframework Flask. You can easily create new topics, posts and send other users private messages. It also includes basic administration and moderation tools. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause Python

Friendica – Social Communication Server. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP

GoToSocial – ActivityPub federated social network server implementing the Mastodon client API. AGPL-3.0 Docker/Go

Hubzilla – Decentralized identity, privacy, publishing, sharing, cloud storage, and communications/social platform. (Source CodeMIT PHP

HumHub – Flexible kit for private social networks. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP

Isso – Lightweight commenting server written in Python and Javascript. It aims to be a drop-in replacement for Disqus. (Source CodeMIT Python/Docker

kbin – Federated content aggregator and microblogging platform. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP/Nodejs/Docker

Lemmy – A link aggregator / reddit clone for the fediverse (alternative to Reddit). (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker/Rust

Libreddit  – Private front-end for Reddit written in Rust. AGPL-3.0 Rust

Loomio – Loomio is a collaborative decision-making tool that makes it easy for anyone to participate in decisions which affect them. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker

Mastodon – Federated microblogging server. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Ruby

Misago – Misago is fully featured modern forum application that is fast, scalable and responsive. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Docker

Misskey – Decentralized app-like microblogging server/SNS for the Fediverse, using the ActivityPub protocol like GNU social and Mastodon. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Nodejs/Docker

Movim – Modern, federated social network based on XMPP, with a fully featured group-chat, subscriptions and microblogging. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP/Docker

MyBB – Free, extensible forum software package. (Source CodeLGPL-3.0 PHP

Nitter  – A alternative front end to twitter. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Nimble/Docker

NodeBB – Forum software built for the modern web. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Nodejs

Orange Forum – Orange Forum is an easy to deploy forum that has minimal dependencies and uses very little javascript. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause Go

OSSN – Open Source Social Network (OSSN) is a social networking software written in PHP. It allows you to make a social networking website and helps your members build social relationships, with people who share similar professional or personal interests. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP

phpBB – Flat-forum bulletin board software solution that can be used to stay in touch with a group of people or can power your entire website. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP

PixelFed – Pixelfed is an open-source, federated platform alternate to Instagram. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP

Pleroma – Federated microblogging server, Mastodon, GNU social, & ActivityPub compatible. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Elixir

qpixel – Q&A-based community knowledge-sharing software. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Ruby

remark42 – A lightweight and simple comment engine, which doesn’t spy on users. It can be embedded into blogs, articles or any other place where readers add comments. (DemoSource CodeMIT Docker/Go

Retrospring – A free, open-source social network following the Q/A (question and answer) principle of sites like Formspring, ask.fm or CuriousCat. (DemoAGPL-3.0 Ruby/Nodejs

Scoold – Stack Overflow in a JAR. An enterprise-ready Q&A platform with full-text search, SAML, LDAP integration and social login support. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Java/Docker/K8S

Simple Machines Forum – Free, professional grade software package that allows you to set up your own online community within minutes. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause PHP

Socialhome – Federated and decentralized profile builder and social network engine. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker/Python

Takahē – Federated microblogging server. Mastodon, & ActivityPub compatible. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause Docker

Talkyard – Create a community, where your users can suggest ideas and get questions answered. And have friendly open-ended discussions and chat (Slack/StackOverflow/Discourse/Reddit/Disqus hybrid). (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker/Scala

Teddit  – Alternative Reddit front-end focused on privacy. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Nodejs/Docker

Thredded – Forums, feature-rich and simple. MIT Ruby

Vanilla Forums – Simple and flexible forum software. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP

yarn.social – Self-Hosted, Twitter™-like Decentralised micro-logging platform. No ads, no tracking, your content, your data. (Source CodeMIT Go

Zusam – Free and open-source way to self-host private forums for groups of friends or family. (DemoAGPL-3.0 PHP

Communication – Video Conferencing

Video/Web Conferencing tools and software.

Related: Conference Management

  • BigBlueButton – Supports real-time sharing of audio, video, slides (with whiteboard controls), chat, and the screen. Instructors can engage remote students with polling, emojis, and breakout rooms. (DemoSource CodeLGPL-3.0 Java
  • Galene – Galène (or Galene) is a videoconference server (an “SFU”) that is easy to deploy and that requires moderate server resources. (Source CodeMIT Go
  • Janus – General-purpose, lightweight, minimalist WebRTC Server. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 C
  • Jitsi Meet – Jitsi Meet is an OpenSource (MIT) WebRTC Javascript application that uses Jitsi Videobridge to provide high quality, scalable video conferences. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Nodejs/Docker/deb
  • Jitsi Video Bridge – WebRTC compatible Selective Forwarding Unit (SFU) that allows for multiuser video communication. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Java/deb
  • LiveKit – Modern, scalable WebRTC conferencing platform with client SDKs. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Go
  • MiroTalk C2C – Real-time cam-2-cam video calls & screen sharing, end-to-end encrypted, to embed in any website with a simple iframe. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs/Docker
  • MiroTalk P2P – Simple, secure, fast real-time video conferences up to 4k and 60fps, compatible with all browsers and platforms. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Nodejs/Docker
  • MiroTalk SFU – Simple, secure, scalable real-time video conferences up to 4k, compatible with all browsers and platforms. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Nodejs/Docker
  • plugNmeet – Scalable, High Performance, Open source web conferencing system. (DemoSource CodeMIT Docker/Go
  • Wirow – A full featured self-hosted video web-conferencing platform. AGPL-3.0 Docker/C

Communication – XMPP – Servers

Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol servers.

  • ejabberd – XMPP instant messaging server. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Erlang/Docker
  • jackal – XMPP server with focus on stability, simple configuration and low resource consumption. Apache-2.0 Go/Docker
  • Metronome IM – Lightweight xmpp server with advanced microblogging features (fork of Prosody). (Source CodeMIT Lua
  • MongooseIM – Mobile messaging platform with a focus on performance and scalability. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Erlang/Docker/K8S
  • Openfire – Real time collaboration (RTC) server. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Java
  • Prosody IM – Feature-rich and easy to configure XMPP server. (Source CodeMIT Lua
  • Snikket – All-in-one Dockerized easy XMPP solution, including web admin and clients. (Source CodeClientsApache-2.0 Docker
  • Tigase – XMPP server implementation in Java. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Java

Communication – XMPP – Web Clients

Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol Web clients/interfaces.

  • Converse.js – Free and open-source XMPP chat client in your browser. (Source CodeMPL-2.0 Javascript
  • JSXC – Real-time XMPP web chat application with video calls, file transfer and encrypted communication. There are also versions for Nextcloud/Owncloud and SOGo. (Source CodeMIT Javascript
  • Libervia – Web frontend from Salut à Toi. AGPL-3.0 Python
  • Salut à Toi – Multipurpose, multi frontend, libre and decentralized communication tool. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Python

Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA)

Management and administration tools for community supported agriculture and food cooperatives.

Related: E-commerce

  • ACP Admin – CSA administration. Manage members, subscriptions, deliveries, drop-off locations, member participation, invoices and emails. (Source CodeMIT Ruby
  • FoodCoopShop – User-friendly open source software for food-coops. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP/Docker
  • Foodsoft – Web-based software to manage a non-profit food coop (product catalog, ordering, accounting, job scheduling). (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker/Ruby
  • juntagrico – Management platform for community gardens and vegetable cooperatives. (Source CodeLGPL-3.0 Python
  • Local Food Nodes – Your open source platform for peoples driven local food markets and CSA. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • Open Food Network – Online marketplace for local food. It enables a network of independent online food stores that connect farmers and food hubs with individuals and local businesses. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Ruby
  • OpenOlitor – Administration platform for Community Supported Agriculture groups. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Scala
  • teikei – A web application that maps out community-supported agriculture based on crowdsourced data. (DemoAGPL-3.0 Nodejs

Conference Management

Software for submission of abstracts and preparation/management of academic conferences.

  • Conference Organizing Distribution (COD) – Create conference and event websites built on top of Drupal. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • frab – Web-based conference planning and management system. It helps to collect submissions, to manage talks and speakers and to create a schedule. (Source CodeMIT Ruby/Docker
  • indico – A feature-rich event management system, made @ CERN, the place where the Web was born. (DemoSource CodeMIT Python
  • osem – Event management tailored to free Software conferences. (Source CodeMIT Ruby/Docker
  • pretalx – Web-based event management, including running a Call for Papers, reviewing submissions, and scheduling talks. Exports and imports for various related tools. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Python

Content Management Systems (CMS)

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Content Management Systems offer a practical way to setup a website with many features, using third party plugins, themes and functionality that are easy to add and customize.

Related: Blogging PlatformsStatic Site Generators

Alfresco Community Edition – The open source Enterprise Content Management software that handles any type of content, allowing users to easily share and collaborate on content. (Source CodeLGPL-3.0 Java

Apostrophe – CMS with a focus on extensible in-context editing tools. (DemoSource CodeMIT Nodejs

b2evolution CMS – The most integrated CMS ever: b2evolution includes everything you need to build websites for publishing, sharing and interacting with your community. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP

Backdrop CMS – Comprehensive CMS for small to medium sized businesses and non-profits. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP

BigTree CMS – Straightforward, well documented, and capable written with PHP and MySQL. (Source CodeLGPL-2.1 PHP

Bludit  – Simple application to build a site or blog in seconds. Bludit uses flat-files (text files in JSON format) to store posts and pages. (DemoSource CodeMIT PHP

Bolt CMS – Open source Content Management Tool, which strives to be as simple and straightforward as possible. (Source CodeMIT PHP

CMS Made Simple – Open source content management system, faster and easier management of website contents, scalable for small businesses to large corporations. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP

Cockpit – Simple Content Platform to manage any structured content. (Source CodeMIT PHP

Concrete 5 CMS – Open source content management system. (Source CodeMIT PHP

Contao – Contao is a powerful open source CMS that allows you to create professional websites and scalable web applications. (Source CodeLGPL-3.0 PHP

CouchCMS – Simple Open-Source CMS for designers. (Source CodeCPAL-1.0 PHP

Drupal – Advanced open source content management platform. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP

eLabFTW – Online lab notebook for research labs. Store experiments, use a database to find reagents or protocols, use trusted timestamping to legally timestamp an experiment, export as pdf or zip archive, share with collaborators…. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP

Expressa – Content Management System for powering database driven websites using JSON schemas. Provides permission management and automatic REST APIs. MIT Nodejs

Flextype – Flextype is an open-source Hybrid Content Management System with the freedom of a headless CMS and with the full functionality of a traditional CMS. (Source CodeMIT PHP

Joomla! – Advanced Content Management System (CMS). (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP

KeystoneJS – CMS and Web Application Platform. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs

MODX – MODX is an advanced content management and publishing platform. The current version is called ‘Revolution’. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP

Neos – Neos or TYPO3 Neos (for version 1) is a modern, open source CMS. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP

Noosfero – Noosfero is a web platform for social and solidarity economy networks with blog, e-Portfolios, CMS, RSS, thematic discussion, events agenda and collective intelligence for solidarity economy in the same system. AGPL-3.0 Ruby

Omeka – Create complex narratives and share rich collections, adhering to Dublin Core standards with Omeka on your server, designed for scholars, museums, libraries, archives, and enthusiasts. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP

Payload CMS – Developer-first headless CMS and application framework. (DemoSource CodeMIT Nodejs

Pico – Stupidly simple, blazing fast, flat file CMS. (Source CodeMIT PHP

Pimcore – Multi-Channel Experience and Engagement Management Platform. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP/Docker

Plone – Powerful open-source CMS system. (Source CodeZPL-2.0 Python/Docker

PropertyWebBuilder – Ultimate Ruby on Rails engine for creating real estate websites. (Source CodeMIT Ruby

Publify – Simple but full featured web publishing software. (Source CodeMIT Ruby

Rapido – Create your website with Rapido. Edit, publish and share collaborative content. AGPL-3.0 Go

REDAXO – Simple, flexible and useful content management system (documentation only available in German). (Source CodeMIT PHP/Docker

Roadiz – Modern CMS based on a node system which can handle many types of services. (Source CodeMIT PHP

SilverStripe – Easy to use CMS with powerful MVC framework underlying. (DemoSource CodeBSD-3-Clause PHP

SPIP – Publication system for the Internet aimed at collaborative work, multilingual environments, and simplicity of use for web authors. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP

Squidex – Headless CMS, based on MongoDB, CQRS and Event Sourcing. (DemoSource CodeMIT .NET

Strapi – The most advanced open-source Content Management Framework (headless-CMS) to build powerful API with no effort. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs

Textpattern – Flexible, elegant and easy-to-use CMS. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 PHP

Typemill – Author-friendly flat-file-cms with a visual markdown editor based on vue.js. (Source CodeMIT PHP

TYPO3 – Powerful and advanced CMS with a large community. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP

Umbraco – The friendly CMS. Free and open source with an amazing community. (Source CodeMIT .NET

Wagtail – Django content management system focused on flexibility and user experience. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause Python

WinterCMS – Speedy and secure content management system built on the Laravel PHP framework. (Source CodeMIT PHP

WonderCMS – WonderCMS is the smallest flat file CMS since 2008. (DemoSource CodeMIT PHP

WordPress – World’s most-used blogging and CMS engine. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP

Database Management

Web interfaces for database management. Includes tools for database analytics and visualization.

Related: AnalyticsAutomation

See also: dbdb.io – Database of Databases

  • Adminer – Database management in a single PHP file. Available for MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL, SQLite, MS SQL, Oracle, Elasticsearch, MongoDB and others. (Source CodeApache-2.0/GPL-2.0 PHP
  • Baserow – Create your own database without technical experience (alternative to Airtable). (Source CodeMIT Docker
  • Bytebase – Safe database schema change and version control for DevOps teams, supports MySQL, PostgreSQL, TiDB, ClickHouse, and Snowflake. (DemoSource CodeMIT Docker/K8S/Go
  • Chartbrew – Web application that can connect directly to databases and APIs and use the data to create beautiful charts. (DemoSource CodeMIT Nodejs/Docker
  • CloudBeaver – Self-hosted management of databases, supports PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQLite and more. A web/hosted version of DBeaver. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Docker
  • Databunker – Network-based, self-hosted, GDPR compliant, secure database for personal data or PII. (Source CodeMIT Docker
  • Datasette – An open source multi-tool for exploring and publishing data, easy import and export and database management. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Python/Docker
  • Directus – An Instant App & API for your SQL Database. Directus wraps your new or existing SQL database with a realtime GraphQL+REST API for developers, and an intuitive admin app for non-technical users. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • Evidence – Evidence is a code-based BI tool. Write reports using SQL and markdown and they render as a website. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Limbas – Limbas is a database framework for creating database-driven business applications. As a graphical database frontend, it enables the efficient processing of data stocks and the flexible development of comfortable database applications. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • Mathesar – An intuitive UI for managing data collaboratively, for users of all technical skill levels. Built on Postgres – connect an existing DB or set up a new one. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Docker/Python
  • MindsDB – MindsDB is an open source self hosted AI layer for existing databases that allows you to effortlessly develop, train and deploy state-of-the-art machine learning models using standard queries. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Docker/Python
  • NocoDB – No-code platform that turns any database into a smart spreadsheet (alternative to Airtable or Smartsheet). (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Nodejs/Docker


DNS servers and management tools with advertisement blocking funtionality, primarily aimed at home or small networks.

See also: awesome-sysadmin/DNS – Serversawesome-sysadmin/DNS – Control Panels & Domain Management

  • AdGuard Home – Free and open source, userfriendly ads & trackers blocking DNS server. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Docker
  • blocky – Fast and lightweight DNS proxy (like Pi-hole) as ad-blocker for local network with many features. Apache-2.0 Go/Docker
  • Maza ad blocking – Local ad blocker. Like Pi-hole but local and using your operating system. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Bash
  • Pi-hole – A blackhole for Internet advertisements with a GUI for management and monitoring. (Source CodeEUPL-1.2 Shell/PHP
  • Technitium DNS Server – Authoritative/recursive DNS server with ad blocking functionality. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Docker/C#

Document Management

document management system (DMS) is a system used to receive, track, manage and store documents and reduce paper.

  • DOCAT – Host your docs. Simple. Versioned. Fancy. MIT Python/Docker
  • Docspell – Auto-tagging document organizer and archive. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Scala/Java/Docker
  • EveryDocs – A simple Document Management System for private use with basic functionality to organize your documents digitally. GPL-3.0 Docker/Ruby
  • I, Librarian – I, Librarian can organize PDF papers and office documents. It provides a lot of extra features for students and research groups both in industry and academia. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Mayan EDMS – Free Open Source Electronic Document Management System. An electronic vault for your documents with preview generation, OCR, and automatic categorization among other features. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Python
  • Paperless-ngx – Scan, index, and archive all of your paper documents with an imporved interface (fork of Paperless). (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Python/Docker
  • Papermerge – Open Source Document Management System focused on scanned documents (electronic archives). Features file browsing in similar way to dropbox/google drive. OCR, full text search, text overlay/selection. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Python/Docker/K8S
  • paper{s}pace – Small web application to manage all your offline documents. Provides a searchable storage for your documents and reminds you of upcoming tasks. (Source CodeMIT Java
  • Stirling-PDF – Local hosted web application that allows you to perform various operations on PDF files, such as merging, splitting, file conversions and OCR. Apache-2.0 Docker/Java
  • Teedy – Lightweight document management system packed with all the features you can expect from big expensive solutions (Ex SismicsDocs). (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 Docker/Java

Document Management – E-books

Ebook library management software.

  • Atsumeru – Free and open source self-hosted manga/comic/light novel media server with clients for Windows, Linux, macOS and Android. (Source CodeClientsMIT Java/Docker
  • Calibre Web – Web app providing a clean interface for browsing, reading and downloading eBooks using an existing Calibre database. GPL-3.0 Python
  • Calibre – E-book library manager that can view, convert, and catalog e-books in most of the major e-book formats and provides a built-in Web server for remote clients. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Python
  • Kavita – Cross-platform e-book/manga/comic/pdf server and web reader with user management, ratings and reviews, and metatdata support. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 .NET Core/Docker
  • Komga – Media server for comics/mangas/BDs with API and OPDS support, a modern web interface for exploring your libraries, as well as a web reader. (Source CodeMIT Java/Docker
  • Mango – Manga server and web reader with a built-in MangaDex downloader. MIT Crystal/Docker
  • pyShelf – Lightweight Ebook Server. GPL-3.0 Python
  • Stump – A fast, free and open source comics, manga and digital book server with OPDS support. (Source CodeMIT Rust
  • The Epube – Self-hosted web EPUB reader using EPUB.js, Bootstrap, and Calibre. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP

Document Management – Institutional Repository and Digital Library Software

Institutional repository and digital library management software.

  • DSpace – Turnkey repository application providing durable access to digital resources. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause Java
  • EPrints – Digital document management system with a flexible metadata and workflow model primarily aimed at academic institutions. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Perl
  • Fedora Commons Repository – Robust and modular repository system for the management and dissemination of digital content especially suited for digital libraries and archives, both for access and preservation. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Java
  • InvenioRDM – Highly scalable turn-key research data management platform with a beautiful user experience. (DemoSource CodeClientsMIT Python
  • Islandora – Drupal module for browsing and managing Fedora-based digital repositories. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Samvera Hyrax – Front-end for the Samvera framework, which itself is a Ruby on Rails application for browsing and managing Fedora-based digital repositories. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Ruby

Document Management – Integrated Library Systems (ILS)

An integrated library system is an enterprise resource planning system for a library, used to track items owned, orders made, bills paid, and patrons who have borrowed.

Related: Content Management Systems (CMS)Archiving and Digital Preservation (DP)

  • Evergreen – Highly-scalable software for libraries that helps library patrons find library materials, and helps libraries manage, catalog, and circulate those materials. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PL/pgSQL
  • Koha – Enterprise-class ILS with modules for acquisitions, circulation, cataloging, label printing, offline circulation for when Internet access is not available, and much more. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Perl
  • RERO ILS – Large-scale ILS that can be run as a service with consortial features, intended primarily for library networks. Includes most standard modules (circulation, acquisitions, cataloging,…) and a web-based public and professional interface. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Python/Other


E-commerce software.

Related: Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA)

  • Aimeos – Ultra fast, Open Source e-commerce framework for building custom online shops, market places and complex B2B applications scaling to billions of items with Laravel. (DemoSource CodeLGPL-3.0/MIT PHP
  • Attendize – Ticket selling and event management platform. (Source CodeAAL Docker/PHP
  • Bagisto – Leading Laravel open source e-commerce framework with multi-inventory sources, taxation, localization, dropshipping and more exciting features. (DemoSource CodeMIT PHP
  • CoreShop – CoreShop is a e-commerce plugin for Pimcore. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Drupal Commerce – Drupal Commerce is a popular e-commerce module for Drupal CMS, with support for dozens of payment, shipping, and shopping related modules. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • Magento Open Source – Leading provider of open omnichannel innovation. OSL-3.0 PHP
  • Mailchimp Open Commerce – Customizable, real-time reactive, Javascript commerce platform (formerly Reaction Commerce). (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • MedusaJs – Medusa is an open-source headless commerce engine that enables developers to create amazing digital commerce experiences. (DemoSource CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Microweber – Drag and Drop CMS and online shop. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 PHP
  • Open Source POS – Open Source Point of Sale is a web based point of sale system. MIT PHP
  • OpenCart – Free open source shopping cart solution. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • OXID eShop – OXID eShop is a flexible open source e-commerce software with a wide range of functionalities. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • PrestaShop – PrestaShop offers a free, open-source and fully scalable e-commerce solution. (DemoSource CodeOSL-3.0 PHP
  • Pretix – Django based ticket sales platform for events. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Python
  • s-cart – S-Cart is a free e-commerce website project for individuals and businesses, built on top of Laravel Framework. (DemoSource CodeMIT PHP
  • Saleor – Django based open-sourced e-commerce storefront. (DemoSource CodeBSD-3-Clause Docker/Python
  • Shopware Community Edition – PHP based open source e-commerce software made in Germany. (DemoSource CodeMIT PHP
  • Solidus – A free, open-source ecommerce platform that gives you complete control over your store. (DemoSource CodeBSD-3-Clause Ruby/Docker
  • Spree Commerce – Spree is a complete, modular & API-driven open source e-commerce solution for Ruby on Rails. (DemoSource CodeBSD-3-Clause Ruby
  • Sylius – Symfony2 powered open source full-stack platform for eCommerce. (DemoSource CodeMIT PHP
  • Thelia – Thelia is an open source and flexible e-commerce solution. (DemoSource CodeLGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Vendure – A headless commerce framework. (DemoSource CodeMIT Nodejs
  • WooCommerce – WordPress based e-commerce solution. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP

Federated Identity & Authentication

Federated identity and authentication software.

Please visit awesome-sysadmin/Identity Management

Feed Readers

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news aggregator, also termed a feed aggregator, feed reader, news reader, RSS reader, is an application that aggregates web content such as newspapers/blogs/vlogs/podcasts in one location for easy viewing.

Bubo Reader – Open source, “irrationally minimal” RSS feed reader. (DemoMIT Nodejs

CommaFeed – Google Reader inspired self-hosted RSS reader. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Java

Feedpushr – Powerful RSS aggregator, able to transform and send articles to many outputs. Single binary, extensible with plugins. GPL-3.0 Go

FreshRSS – Self-hostable RSS feed aggregator. (DemoSource CodeClientsAGPL-3.0 PHP

Goeland – Reads RSS/Atom feeds and filter/digest them to create beautiful emails. MIT Go

JARR – JARR (Just Another RSS Reader) is a web-based news aggregator and reader (fork of Newspipe). (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Python

Kriss Feed – Simple and smart (or stupid) feed reader. CC0-1.0 PHP

Leed – Leed (for Light Feed) is a Free and minimalist RSS aggregator. AGPL-3.0 PHP

Miniflux – Miniflux is a minimalist and open source news reader, written in Go and PostgreSQL. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Go

NewsBlur – NewsBlur is a personal news reader that brings people together to talk about the world. A new sound of an old instrument. (Source CodeMIT Python

newsdash – A news dashboard inspired by iGoogle and Netvibes. AGPL-3.0 Nodejs

Newspipe – Newspipe is a web news reader. (DemoAGPL-3.0 Python

PolitePol – Online tool for creation of RSS feeds for any web page. (DemoMIT Python

reader – A Python feed reader web app and library (so you can use it to build your own), with only standard library and pure-Python dependencies. BSD-3-Clause Python

RSS-Bridge – Generate RSS/ATOM feeds for websites which don’t have one. Unlicense PHP

RSS Fulltext Proxy – Mirrors RSS feeds to return the full content of the items, extracted from the website. MIT Nodejs

RSS Monster – An easy to use web-based RSS aggregator and reader compatible with the Fever API (alternative to Google Reader). MIT PHP

RSS2EMail – Fetches RSS/Atom-feeds and pushes new Content to any email-receiver, supports OPML. GPL-2.0 Python

RSSHub – An easy to use, and extensible RSS feed aggregator, it’s capable of generating RSS feeds from pretty much everything ranging from social media to university departments. (DemoSource CodeMIT Nodejs/Docker

Selfoss – New multipurpose rss reader, live stream, mashup, aggregation web application. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP

Stringer – Work-in-progress self-hosted, anti-social RSS reader. MIT Ruby

Temboz – Two-column feed reader emphasizing filtering capabilities to manage information overload. MIT Python

Tiny Tiny RSS – Open source web-based news feed (RSS/Atom) reader and aggregator. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Docker/PHP

Yarr – Yarr (yet another rss reader) is a web-based feed aggregator which can be used both as a desktop application and a personal self-hosted server. MIT Go

File Transfer & Synchronization

File transfersharing and synchronization software software.

Related: Groupware

  • Git Annex – File synchronization between computers, servers, external drives. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Haskell
  • Kinto – Kinto is a minimalist JSON storage service with synchronisation and sharing abilities. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Python
  • Nextcloud – Access and share your files, calendars, contacts, mail and more from any device, on your terms. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP/deb
  • OpenSSH SFTP server – Secure File Transfer Program. (Source CodeBSD-2-Clause C/deb
  • ownCloud – All-in-one solution for saving, synchronizing, viewing, editing and sharing files, calendars, address books and more. (Source CodeClientsAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Peergos – Secure and private space online where you can store, share and view your photos, videos, music and documents. Also includes a calendar, news feed, task lists, chat and email client. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Java
  • Pydio – Turn any web server into a powerful file management system and an alternative to mainstream cloud storage providers. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Go
  • Samba – Samba is the standard Windows interoperability suite of programs for Linux and Unix. It provides secure, stable and fast file and print services for all clients using the SMB/CIFS protocol. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C
  • Seafile – File hosting and sharing solution primary for teams and organizations. (Source CodeGPL-2.0/GPL-3.0/AGPL-3.0/Apache-2.0 C
  • Syncthing – Syncthing is an open source peer-to-peer file synchronisation tool. (Source CodeMPL-2.0 Go
  • Unison – Unison is a file-synchronization tool for OSX, Unix, and Windows. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 OCaml

File Transfer – Distributed Filesystems

Network distributed filesystems.

Please visit awesome-sysadmin/Distributed Filesystems

File Transfer – Object Storage & File Servers

Object storage is a computer data storage that manages data as objects, as opposed to other storage architectures like file systems which manages data as a file hierarchy, and block storage which manages data as blocks within sectors and tracks.

  • GarageHQ – An open-source geo-distributed storage service you can self-host to fulfill many needs – S3 compatible. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Rust
  • Minio – Minio is an open source object storage server compatible with Amazon S3 APIs. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Go
  • SeaweedFS – SeaweedFS is an open source distributed file system supporting WebDAV, S3 API, FUSE mount, HDFS, etc, optimized for lots of small files, and easy to add capacity. Apache-2.0 Go
  • SFTPGo – Flexible, fully featured and highly configurable SFTP server with optional FTP/S and WebDAV support. AGPL-3.0 Go
  • Zenko CloudServer – Zenko CloudServer, an open-source implementation of a server handling the Amazon S3 protocol. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Nodejs

File Transfer – Peer-to-peer Filesharing

Peer-to-peer file sharing is the distribution and sharing of digital media using peer-to-peer (P2P) networking technology.

  • bittorrent-tracker – Simple, robust, BitTorrent tracker (client and server) implementation. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Dat Project – Powerful decentralized file sharing applications built from a large ecosystem of modules. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • instant.io – Streaming file transfer over WebTorrent. (DemoMIT Nodejs
  • qBittorrent – Free cross-platform bittorrent client with a feature rich Web UI for remote access. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C++
  • Send – Simple, private, end to end encrypted temporary file sharing, originally built by Mozilla. (ClientsMPL-2.0 Nodejs
  • Transmission – Fast, easy, free Bittorrent client. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C++/deb

File Transfer – Single-click & Drag-n-drop Upload

Simplified file servers for sharing of one-time/short-lived/temporary files, providing single-click or drag-and-drop updload functionality.

ass – The superior self-hosted ShareX server. For use with clients such as ShareX (Windows), Flameshot (Linux), & MagicCap (Linux, macOS). ISC Nodejs

elixire – Simple yet advanced screenshot uploading and link shortening service. (Source CodeClientsAGPL-3.0 Python

Files Sharing – Open Source and self-hosted files sharing application based on unique and temporary links. GPL-3.0 PHP

FileShelter – FileShelter is a self-hosted software that allows you to easily share files over the Internet. GPL-3.0 C++

Gokapi – Lightweight server to share files, which expire after a set amount of downloads or days. Similar to the discontinued Firefox Send, with the difference that only the admin is allowed to upload files. GPL-3.0 Go

goploader – Easy file sharing with server-side encryption, curl/httpie/wget compliant. MIT Go

GoSƐ – GoSƐ is a modern file-uploader focusing on scalability and simplicity. It only depends on a S3 storage backend and hence scales horizontally without the need for additional databases or caches. (DemoApache-2.0 Go

Jirafeau – Jirafeau is a web site permitting to upload a file in a simple way and give an unique link to it. (DemoAGPL-3.0 PHP

lufi – Let’s Upload that FIle, client-side encrypted. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Perl

OnionShare – Securely and anonymously share a file of any size. GPL-2.0 Python

Pairdrop – Local file sharing in your browser, inspired by Apple’s AirDrop (fork of Snapdrop). GPL-3.0 Docker

PicoShare – A minimalist, easy-to-host service for sharing images and other files. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Go

Picsur – A simple imaging hosting playtfom that allows you to easily host, edit, and share images. GPL-3.0 Docker

PictShare – PictShare is a multi lingual, open source image hosting service with a simple resizing and upload API. (Source CodeApache-2.0 PHP

Pingvin Share – A self-hosted file sharing platform that combines lightness and beauty, perfect for seamless and efficient file sharing. (DemoBSD-2-Clause Docker/Nodejs

Plik – Plik is a scalable and friendly temporary file upload system. (DemoMIT Go

Pomf – Pomf is a simple file uploading and sharing platform. MIT PHP

ProjectSend – Upload files and assign them to specific clients you create. Give access to those files to your clients. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP

PsiTransfer – Simple open source self-hosted file sharing solution with robust up-/download-resume and password protection. BSD-2-Clause Nodejs

QuickShare – Quick and simple file sharing between different devices. LGPL-3.0 Go

Sharry – Share files easily over the internet between authenticated and anonymous users (both ways) with resumable up- and downloads. GPL-3.0 Scala/Java

Shifter – A simple, self-hosted file-sharing web app, powered by Django. MIT Docker

transfer.sh – Easy file sharing from the command line. (Source CodeMIT Go

Uguu – Stores files and deletes after X amount of time. MIT PHP

Uploady – Uploady is a simple file uploader script with multi file upload support. MIT PHP

Void – Lightweight, fast and elegant file hosting service for ShareX with Web UI and REST API. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs

XBackBone – A simple, fast and lightweight file manager with instant sharing tools integration, like ShareX (a free and open-source screenshot utility for Windows). (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP

Zipline – A lightweight, fast and reliable file sharing server that is commonly used with ShareX, offering a react-based Web UI and fast API. MIT Nodejs

File Transfer – Web-based File Managers

Web-based file managers.

Related: Groupware

  • Apaxy – Theme built to enhance the experience of browsing web directories, using the mod_autoindex Apache module and some CSS to override the default style of a directory listing. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 HTML
  • copyparty – Portable file server with accelerated resumable uploads, deduplication, WebDAV, FTP, zeroconf, media indexer, video thumbnails, audio transcoding, and write-only folders, in a single file with no mandatory dependencies. (DemoMIT Python
  • DirectoryLister – Simple PHP based directory lister that lists a directory and all its sub-directories and allows you to navigate there within. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • filebrowser – Web File Browser with a Material Design web interface. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Go
  • FileGator – FileGator is a powerful multi-user file manager with a single page front-end. (DemoSource CodeMIT PHP
  • Filestash – A web file manager that lets you manage your data anywhere it is located: FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, Git, S3, Minio, Dropbox, or Google Drive . (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Go
  • Gossa – Gossa is a light and simple webserver for your files. MIT Go
  • IFM – Single script file manager. MIT PHP
  • miniserve – CLI tool to serve files and dirs over HTTP. MIT Rust
  • ResourceSpace – ResourceSpace open source digital asset management software is the simple, fast, and free way to organise your digital assets. (DemoSource CodeBSD-4-Clause PHP
  • Surfer – Simple static file server with webui to manage files. MIT Nodejs
  • TagSpaces – TagSpaces is an offline, cross-platform file manager and organiser that also can function as a note taking app. The WebDAV version of the application can be installed on top of a WebDAV servers such as Nextcloud or ownCloud. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Nodejs


Multiplayer game servers and browser games.

  • 0 A.D. – A free, open-source game of ancient warfare. (Source CodeMIT/GPL-2.0/Zlib C++/C
  • A Dark Room – Minimalist text adventure game for your browser. (DemoMPL-2.0 HTML5
  • EmuLinkerSF – EmuLinkerSF is an open source Kaillera server. Kaillera is a client/server system that any emulator can implement to enable netplay over the Internet. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Java
  • Lila – The forever free, adless and open source chess server powering lichess.org, with official iOS and Android client apps. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Scala
  • Mindustry – Factorio-like tower defense game. Build production chains to gather more resources, and build complex facilities. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Java
  • Minetest – An open source voxel game engine. Play one of our many games, mod a game to your liking, make your own game, or play on a multiplayer server. (Source CodeLGPL-2.1/MIT/Zlib C++
  • MTA:SA  – Multi Theft Auto (MTA) is a software project that adds network play functionality to Rockstar North’s Grand Theft Auto game series, in which this functionality is not originally found. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C++
  • piqueserver – Server for openspades, the first-person shooter in a destructible voxel world. (ClientsGPL-3.0 Python/C++
  • Posio – Geography multiplayer game. MIT Python
  • QuakeJS – QuakeJS is a port of ioquake3 to Javascript that can be played in a browser. MIT Nodejs
  • Quizmaster – A web-app for conducting a quiz, including a page for players to enter their answers. Apache-2.0 Scala
  • Red Eclipse 2 – A FOSS Arena First-Person Shooter Similar to Unreal Tournament. (Source CodeZlib/MIT/CC-BY-SA-4.0 C/C++
  • Romm  – RomM (Rom Manager) is a web based retro roms manager integrated with IGDB. GPL-3.0 Docker
  • Teeworlds – Open source 2D retro multiplayer shooter. (Source CodeZlib C++
  • The Battle for Wesnoth – The Battle for Wesnoth is an Open Source, turn-based tactical strategy game with a high fantasy theme, featuring both singleplayer and online/hotseat multiplayer combat. GPL-2.0 C++
  • Veloren – Multiplayer RPG. Open-source game inspired by Cube World, Legend of Zelda, Dwarf Fortress and Minecraft. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Rust
  • Word Mastermind – Wordle clone. A Mastermind-like game, but instead of colors you need to guess words. (DemoMIT Nodejs
  • Wordle – An Open Source Wordle game. Guess the Wordle in six tries. Each guess must be a valid five-letter word. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Zero-K – Open Source on Springrts engine. Zero-K is a traditional real time strategy game with a focus on player creativity through terrain manipulation, physics, and a large roster of unique units – all while being balanced to support competitive play. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Lua

Games – Administrative Utilities & Control Panels

Utilities for managing game servers.

  • ARRCON – Terminal-based RCON client compatible with any game servers using the Source RCON Protocol. GPL-3.0 C++
  • Crafty Controller – Crafty Controller is a free and open-source Minecraft launcher and manager that allows users to start and administer Minecraft servers from a user-friendly interface. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Docker/Python
  • EasyWI – Easy-Wi is a Web-interface that allows you to manage server daemons like gameservers. In addition it provides you with a CMS which includes a fully automated game- and voiceserver lending service. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP/Bash
  • Kubek – Web management panel for Minecraft servers. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • Lancache  – LAN Party game caching made easy. (Source CodeMIT Docker/Shell
  • LinuxGSM – CLI tool for deployment and management of dedicated game servers on Linux: more than 120 games are supported. (Source CodeMIT Shell
  • Lodestone – A free, open source server hosting tool for Minecraft and other multiplayers. AGPL-3.0 Docker/Rust
  • Pterodactyl – Management panel for game servers, with an intuitive UI for end users. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • PufferPanel – PufferPanel is an open source game server management panel, designed for both small networks and game server providers. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Go
  • RconCli – CLI for executing queries on a remote Valve Source dedicated server using the RCON Protocol. MIT Go
  • SourceBans++ – Admin, ban, and communication management system for games running on the Source engine. (Source CodeCC-BY-SA-4.0 PHP
  • Sunshine – Remote game stream host for Moonlight with support up to 120 frames per second and 4K resolution. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C++


Genealogy software used to record, organize, and publish genealogical data.

  • Genea.app – Genea is a privacy by design and open source tool anyone can use to author or edit their family tree. Data is stored in the GEDCOM format and all processing is done in the browser. (Source CodeMIT Javascript
  • GeneWeb – GeneWeb is an open source genealogy software written in OCaml. It comes with a Web interface and can be used off-line or as a Web service. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 OCaml
  • Gramps Web – Web app for collaborative genealogy, based on and interoperable with Gramps, the open source genealogy desktop application. (DemoSource Code). AGPL-3.0 Docker
  • webtrees – Webtrees is the web’s leading on-line collaborative genealogy application. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP


Collaborative software or groupware is designed to help people working on a common task to attain their goals. Groupware often regroups multiple services such as file sharing, calendar/events management, address books… in a single, integrated application.

BlueMind – Groupware with email, calendar, address books, exchange active sync, exchange MAPI protocol support. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Java

Citadel – Groupware including email, calendar/scheduling, address books, forums, mailing lists, IM, wiki and blog engines, RSS aggregation and more. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C

Corteza – CRM including a unified workspace, enterprise messaging and a low code environment for rapidly and securely delivering records-based management solutions. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Go

Cozy Cloud – Personal cloud where you can manage and sync your contact, files and calendars, and manage your budget with an app store full of community contributions. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Nodejs

egroupware – Software suite including calendars, address books, notepad, project management tools, client relationship management tools (CRM), knowledge management tools, a wiki and a CMS. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP

EspoCRM – CRM with a frontend designed as a single page application, and a REST API. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP

Group Office – Group-Office is an enterprise CRM and groupware tool. Share projects, calendars, files and e-mail online with co-workers and clients. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP

Openmeetings – Openmeetings provides video conferencing, instant messaging, white board, collaborative document editing and other groupware tools using API functions of the Red5 Streaming Server for Remoting and Streaming. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Java

SOGo – SOGo offers multiple ways to access the calendaring and messaging data. CalDAV, CardDAV, GroupDAV, as well as ActiveSync, including native Outlook compatibility and Web interface. (DemoSource CodeLGPL-2.1 Objective-C

SuiteCRM – The award-winning, enterprise-class open source CRM. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP

tine – Community Edition – Contacts, Calendar, Tasks, WebDAV, ActiveSync, VoIP, Mail-Client, CRM, Sales, Projects, Timetracker. AGPL-3.0 PHP

Tracim – Collaborative Platform for team collaboration: file,threads,notes,agenda,etc. AGPL-3.0/LGPL-3.0/MIT Python

Zimbra Collaboration – Email, calendar, collaboration server with Web interface and lots of integrations. (Source CodeGPL-2.0/CPAL-1.0 Java

Human Resources Management (HRM)

human resources management system combines a number of systems and processes to ensure the easy management of human resources, business processes and data.

  • admidio – Admidio is a free open source user management system for websites of organizations and groups. The system has a flexible role model so that it’s possible to reflect the structure and permissions of your organization. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • IceHrm – IceHrm employee management system allows companies to centralize confidential employee information. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 PHP
  • OrangeHRM – OrangeHRM is a comprehensive HRM system that captures all the essential functionalities required for any enterprise. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • TimeOff.Management – Simple yet powerful absence management software for small and medium size business. (DemoSource CodeMIT Nodejs

Internet of Things (IoT)

Internet of Things describes physical objects with sensors, processing ability, software, and other technologies that connect and exchange data with other devices over the Internet.

  • DeviceHive – Open Source IoT Platform with a wide range of integration options. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Java
  • Domoticz – Home Automation System that lets you monitor and configure various devices like: Lights, Switches, various sensors/meters like Temperature, Rain, Wind, UV, Electra, Gas, Water and much more. (Source CodeClientsGPL-3.0 C/C++
  • EMQX – An ultra-scalable open-source MQTT broker. Connect 100M+ IoT devices in one single cluster, move and process real-time IoT data with 1M msg/s throughput at 1ms latency. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Docker/Erlang
  • FHEM – FHEM is used to automate common tasks in the household like switching lamps and heating. It can also be used to log events like temperature or power consumption. You can control it via web or smartphone frontends, telnet or TCP/IP directly. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Perl
  • FlowForge – FlowForge allows companies to deploy Node-RED applications in a reliable, scalable and secure manner. The FlowForge platform provides DevOps capabilities for Node-RED development teams. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Nodejs/Docker/K8S
  • Gladys – Gladys is a privacy-first, open-source home assistant. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Nodejs
  • Home Assistant – Open-source home automation platform. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Python
  • ioBroker – Integration platform for the Internet of Things, focused on building automation, smart metering, ambient assisted living, process automation, visualization and data logging. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Node RED – Browser-based flow editor that helps you wiring hardware devices, APIs and online services to create IoT solutions. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Nodejs
  • openHAB – Vendor and technology agnostic open source software for home automation. (Source CodeEPL-2.0 Java
  • OpenRemote – Open-Source IoT Platform – IoT Asset management, Flow Rules and WHEN-THEN rules, Data visualization, Edge Gateway. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Java
  • SIP Irrigation Control – Open source software for sprinkler/irrigation control. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Python
  • Thingsboard – Open-source IoT Platform – Device management, data collection, processing and visualization. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Java
  • WebThings Gateway – WebThings is an open source implementation of the Web of Things, including the WebThings Gateway and the WebThings Framework. (Source CodeMPL-2.0 Nodejs

Inventory Management

Inventory management software.

Related: Money, Budgeting & ManagementResource PlanningResource Planning – Enterprise Resource Planning

See also: awesome-sysadmin/IT Asset Management

  • Inventaire – Collaborative resources mapper project, while yet only focused on exploring books mapping with wikidata and ISBNs. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • Inventree – InvenTree is an open-source inventory management system which provides intuitive parts management and stock control. (DemoSource CodeMIT Python
  • PartKeepr – PartKeepr is an electronic part inventory management software. It helps you to keep track of your available parts and assist you with re-ordering parts. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP

Knowledge Management Tools

Knowledge management is the collection of methods relating to creating, sharing, using and managing the knowledge and information.

Related: Note-taking & EditorsWikisDatabase Management

  • Atomic Server – Knowledge graph database with documents (similar to Notion), tables, search, and a powerful linked data API. Lightweight, very fast and no runtime dependencies. (DemoMIT Docker/Rust
  • Mindmaps – Open source, offline capable, mind mapping application. (DemoAGPL-3.0 HTML5
  • My Mind – Web application for creating and managing mind maps. (DemoMIT Javascript
  • TeamMapper – Host and create your own mindmaps. Share your mindmap sessions with your team and collaborate live on mindmaps. (DemoMIT Docker/Nodejs

Learning and Courses

Tools and software to help with education and learning.

  • Canvas LMS – Canvas is the trusted, open-source learning management system (LMS) that is revolutionizing the way we educate. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Ruby
  • Chamilo LMS – Chamilo LMS allows you to create a virtual campus for the provision of online or semi-online training. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Dalton Plan – Dalton Plan is a modern adoption of a free teaching method developed by Helen Parkhurst in the 20th century. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • edX – The Open edX platform is open-source code that powers edX.org. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Python
  • Gibbon – The flexible, open source school management platform designed to make life better for teachers, students, parents and leaders. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • ILIAS – ILIAS is the Learning Management System that can cope with anything you throw at it. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Mahara – Open Source fully featured web application to build students electronic portfolio. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Moodle – Moodle is a learning and courses platform with one of the largest open source communities worldwide. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Open eClass – Open eClass is an advanced e-learning solution that can enhance the teaching and learning process. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • OpenOLAT – OpenOLAT is a web-based learning management system for teaching, education, assessment and communication. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Java
  • RELATE – RELATE is a web-based courseware package, includes features such as: flexible rules, statistics, multi-course support, class calendar. (Source CodeMIT Python
  • RosarioSIS – RosarioSIS, free Student Information System for school management. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 PHP

Maps and Global Positioning System (GPS)

MapscartographyGIS and GPS software.

See also: awesome-openstreetmapawesome-gis

  • Bicimon – Bike Speedometer as Progressive Web App. (DemoMIT HTML5
  • Geo2tz – Get the timezone from geo coordinates (lat, lon). MIT Go/Docker
  • GraphHopper – Fast routing library and server using OpenStreetMap. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Java
  • H3 Viewer – View/search Uber H3 (Hexagonal Hierarchical Spatial Index) cells on a map. (DemoApache-2.0 HTML5
  • MapBBCodeShare – Tool for sharing custom OSM maps. Support for annotated markers, polygons, lines, multi-format import/export, multiple layers, shortlinks. (DemoWTFPL PHP
  • Nominatim – Server application for geocoding (address -> coordinates) and reverse geocoding (coordinates -> address) on OpenStreetMap data. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C
  • Open Source Routing Machine (OSRM) – High performance routing engine designed to run on OpenStreetMap data and offering an HTTP API, C++ library interface, and Nodejs wrapper. (DemoSource CodeBSD-2-Clause C++
  • OpenGTS – Entry-level fleet tracking system. Supports variety of tracking devices and protocols. Comes with rich web-interface and reporting features. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Java
  • OpenRouteService – Selfhosted route service with directions, isochrones, time-distance matrix, route optimization, etc. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Docker/Java
  • OpenStreetMap – Collaborative project to create a free editable map of the world. (Source CodeClientsGPL-2.0 Ruby
  • OpenTripPlanner – Multimodal trip planning software based on OpenStreetMap data and consuming published GTFS-formatted data to suggest routes using local public transit systems. (Source CodeLGPL-3.0 Java/Javascript
  • OwnTracks Recorder  – Store and access data published by OwnTracks location tracking apps. GPL-2.0 C/Lua
  • TileServer GL – Vector and raster maps with GL styles. Server side rendering by Mapbox GL Native. Map tile server for Mapbox GL JS, Android, iOS, Leaflet, OpenLayers, GIS via WMTS, etc. (Source CodeBSD-2-Clause Nodejs
  • TileServer PHP – Serve map tiles from any PHP hosting. (Source CodeBSD-2-Clause PHP
  • Traccar – Java application to track GPS positions. Supports loads of tracking devices and protocols, has an Android and iOS App. Has a web interface to view your trips. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Java
  • μlogger – Collect geolocation from users in real-time and display their GPS tracks on a website. (DemoGPL-3.0 PHP

Media Streaming

Streaming media is multimedia that is delivered and consumed in a continuous manner from a source, with little or no intermediate storage in network elements.

Please visit Media streaming – Audio StreamingMedia streaming – Multimedia StreamingMedia streaming – Video Streaming

See also: List of streaming media systems – WikipediaComparison of streaming media systems – Wikipedia

Media Streaming – Audio Streaming

Audio streaming tools and software.

  • Airsonic Advanced – Open-source web-based media streamer and jukebox based on Airsonic, with several key performance and feature enhancements. GPL-3.0 Java
  • Ampache – Web based audio/video streaming application. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Audiobookshelf – Fully open-source self-hosted audiobook and podcast server. It streams all audio formats, keeps and syncs progress across devices. Comes with open-source apps for Android and iOS. (Source CodeClientsGPL-3.0 Docker/Nodejs
  • Audioserve – Simple personal server to serve audio files from directories (audiobooks, music, podcasts…). Focused on simplicity and supports sync of play position between clients. MIT Rust
  • AzuraCast – A modern and accessible self-hosted web radio management suite. (Source CodeApache-2.0 PHP
  • Beets – Music library manager and MusicBrainz tagger (command-line and Web interface). (Source CodeMIT Python
  • Black Candy – Music streaming server built with Rails and Stimulus. MIT Ruby
  • Bsimp – Minimalistic S3-backed audio library. Apache-2.0 Go
  • euterpe – Self-hosted music streaming server with RESTful API and Web interface. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Go
  • Funkwhale – Modern, web-based, convivial, multi-user and free music server. BSD-3-Clause Python/Django
  • gonic – Lightweight music streaming server. Subsonic compatible. GPL-3.0 Go
  • koel – Personal music streaming server that works. (DemoSource CodeMIT PHP
  • LibreTime – Simple, open source platform that lets you broadcast streaming radio on the web (fork of Airtime). (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • LMS – Access your self-hosted music using a web interface. GPL-3.0 C++
  • Maloja – Self-hosted music scrobble database (alternative to Last.fm). (DemoGPL-3.0 Python/Docker
  • moOde Audio – Audiophile-quality music playback for the wonderful Raspberry Pi family of single board computers. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Mopidy – Extensible music server. Offers a superset of the mpd API, as well as integration with 3rd party services like Spotify, SoundCloud etc. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Python
  • mpd – Daemon to remotely play music, stream music, handle and organize playlists. Many clients available. (Source CodeClientsGPL-2.0 C++
  • mStream – Music streaming server with GUI management tools. Runs on Mac, Windows, and Linux. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Nodejs
  • musikcube – Streaming audio server with Linux/macOS/Windows/Android clients. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause C++
  • Navidrome Music Server – Modern Music Server and Streamer, compatible with Subsonic/Airsonic. (DemoSource CodeClientsGPL-3.0 Docker/Go
  • Polaris – Music browsing and streaming application optimized for large music collections, ease of use and high performance. MIT Rust
  • Raveberry – A multi-user music server with a focus on participation. (DemoLGPL-3.0 Python
  • Snapcast – Synchronous multiroom audio server. GPL-3.0 C++
  • Stretto – Music player with Youtube/Soundcloud import and iTunes/Spotify discovery. (DemoClientsMIT Nodejs
  • Supysonic – Python implementation of the Subsonic server API. AGPL-3.0 Python
  • SwingMusic – Swing Music is a beautiful, self-hosted music player and streaming server for your local audio files. Like a cooler Spotify … but bring your own music. (Source CodeMIT Python
  • vod2pod-rss  – Convert YouTube and Twitch channels to podcasts, no storage required. Transcodes VoDs to MP3 192k on the fly, generates an RSS feed to use in podcast clients. MIT Docker

Media Streaming – Multimedia Streaming

Multimedia streaming tools and software.

  • Dim – Dim is a self-hosted media manager fueled by dark forces. With minimal setup, Dim will organize and beautify your media collections, letting you access and play them anytime from anywhere. GPL-2.0 Rust
  • Gerbera – Gerbera is an UPnP Media Server. It allows you to stream your digital media throughout your home network and listen to/watch it on a variety of UPnP compatible devices. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C++
  • homehost  – Self-hosted React + Redux app that streams your media collection (music, movies, books, podcasts, comics etc). MIT Nodejs
  • Icecast 2 – Streaming audio/video server which can be used to create an Internet radio station or a privately running jukebox and many things in between. (Source CodeClientsGPL-2.0 C
  • Jellyfin – Media server for audio, video, books, comics, and photos with a sleek interface and robust transcoding capabilities. Almost all modern platforms have clients, including Roku, Android TV, iOS, and Kodi. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 C#/deb
  • Karaoke Eternal – Host awesome karaoke parties where everyone can easily find and queue songs from their phone’s browser. The player is also fully browser-based with support for MP3+G, MP4 and WebGL visualizations. (Source CodeISC Nodejs
  • Kodi – Multimedia/Entertainment center, formerly known as XBMC. Runs on Android, BSD, Linux, macOS, iOS and Windows. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C++
  • LBRY – Is a secure, open, and community-run digital marketplace that aims to replace Youtube and Amazon. (DemoSource CodeClientsMIT PHP
  • MistServer – Streaming media server that works well in any streaming environment. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 C++
  • NymphCast – Turn your choice of Linux-capable hardware into an audio and video source for a television or powered speakers (alternative to Chromecast). (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause C++
  • Podify – Allows you to download videos and audio from any source supported by youtube-dl and subscribe to and watch these downloads using your favorite podcast app. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Ruby
  • ReadyMedia – Simple media server software, with the aim of being fully compliant with DLNA/UPnP-AV clients. Formerly known as MiniDLNA. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C
  • Rygel – Rygel is a UPnP AV MediaServer that allows you to easily share audio, video, and pictures. Media player software may use Rygel to become a MediaRenderer that may be controlled remotely by a UPnP or DLNA Controller. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C
  • SheetAble – Self-hosted music sheet organizing software for all music enthusiasts. Upload and organize your sheets for any kind of instrument. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Go
  • Stash – A web-based library organizer and player for your adult media stash, with auto-tagging and metadata scraping support. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Go
  • µStreamer – Lightweight and very quick server to stream MJPEG video from any V4L2 device to the net. GPL-3.0 C
  • üWave  – Self-hosted collaborative listening platform. Users take turns playing media—songs, talks, gameplay videos, or anything else—from a variety of media sources like YouTube and SoundCloud. (DemoSource CodeMIT Nodejs

Media Streaming – Video Streaming

Video streaming tools and software.

  • Bluecherry – Closed-circuit television (CCTV) software application which supports IP and Analog cameras. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • cmyflix  – Self-hosted, super lightweight Netflix alternative. AGPL-3.0 C
  • CyTube – CyTube is a web application providing media synchronization, chat, and more for an arbitrary number of channels. (DemoMIT Nodejs
  • Frigate – Monitor your security cameras with locally processed AI. (Source CodeMIT Docker/Python/Nodejs
  • Invidious  – Alternative YouTube front-end. (DemoAGPL-3.0 Crystal
  • Kerberos.io – Kerberos.io is a video surveillance solution, which works with any camera and on every Linux based machine (Raspberry Pi, Docker, Kubernetes cluster). (DemoSource CodeMIT Docker
  • MediaCMS – MediaCMS is a modern, fully featured open source video and media CMS, written in Python/Django/React, featuring a REST API. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Python/Docker
  • Oblecto  – Media server for Movies and TV Shows with a responsive Vue.js frontend. It has robust transcoding support as well as federation capabilities to share your library with your friends. AGPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • Oddworks – Oddworks is an open source video distribution platform built to destroy the barriers to streaming television with SDKs for Roku, Apple iOS/tvOS, Google Android, and Amazon FireTV. MIT Nodejs
  • Olaris – Olaris is an open-source, community driven, media manager and transcoding server. GPL-3.0 Go
  • Open Streaming Platform – Live and on-demand video streaming (alternative to Twitch and Youtube Live). (Source CodeMIT Python
  • OvenMediaEngine – OvenMediaEngine is a selfhostable Open-Source Streaming Server with Sub-Second Latency. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 C++
  • Owncast – Owncast is an open source, self-hosted, decentralized, single user live video streaming and chat server for running your own live streams similar in style to the large mainstream options. MIT Go
  • PeerTube – Decentralized video streaming platform using P2P (BitTorrent) directly in the web browser. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • Radium – Synced stream and video playback with VOD capabilities utilizing HLS. Developed for movie nights but has many use cases. MIT Nodejs/Docker
  • Rapidbay – Self-hosted torrent videostreaming service/torrent client that allows searching and playing videos from torrents in the browser or from a Chromecast/AppleTV/Smart TV. MIT Python/Docker
  • Restreamer – Restreamer allows you to do h.264 real-time video streaming on your website without a streaming provider. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Nodejs/Docker
  • ShinobiCE – Open Source CCTV software written in Node with both IP and local camera support. AGPL-3.0/GPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • SRS – A simple, high efficiency and real-time video server, supports RTMP, WebRTC, HLS, HTTP-FLV and SRT. (Source CodeMIT Docker/C++
  • Streama – Self hosted streaming media server. MIT Java
  • SyncTube – Lightweight and very simple to setup CyTube alternative to watch videos with friends and chat. MIT Nodejs/Haxe
  • Tube – Youtube-like (without censorship and features you don’t need!) Video Sharing App written in Go which also supports automatic transcoding to MP4 H.265 AAC, multiple collections and RSS feed. (DemoMIT Go
  • VideoLAN Client (VLC) – Cross-platform multimedia player client and server supporting most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C
  • Zoneminder – Closed-circuit television (CCTV) software application which supports IP, USB and Analog cameras. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP


Software that does not fit in another section.

2FAuth – A web app to manage your Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) accounts and generate their security codes. (DemoAGPL-3.0 PHP

AlertHub  – AlertHub is a simple tool to get alerted from GitHub releases. MIT Nodejs

Anchr – Anchr is a toolbox for tiny tasks on the internet, including bookmark collections, URL shortening and (encrypted) image uploads. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Nodejs

Apache Solr – Solr is the popular, blazing-fast, open source enterprise search platform built on Apache Lucene. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Java

asciiflow – Flow Diagram Drawing Tool. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs

asciinema – Web app for hosting asciicasts. (DemoApache-2.0 Elixir/Docker

Baby Buddy – Helps caregivers track baby sleep, feedings, diaper changes, and tummy time. (DemoBSD-2-Clause Python

CapRover – Build your own PaaS in a few minutes. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Docker/Nodejs

Cerbos – A self-hosted, open source user authorization layer for your applications. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Go

changedetection.io – Self-hosted tool for staying up-to-date with web-site content changes. Apache-2.0 Python/Docker

Cloudlog – Cloudlog is a self-hosted PHP application that allows you to log your amateur radio contacts anywhere. (Source CodeMIT PHP

CUPS – The Common Unix Print System uses Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) to support printing to local and network printers. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C

CyberChef – Perform all manner of operations within a web browser such as AES, DES and Blowfish encryption and decryption, creating hexdumps, calculating hashes, and much more. (DemoApache-2.0 Javascript

DailyTxT – Encrypted Diary Web-App to save your personal memories of each day. Includes a search-function and encrypted file-upload. MIT Python

DomainMOD – Application to manage your domains and other internet assets in a central location. DomainMOD includes a Data Warehouse framework that allows you to import your WHM/cPanel web server data so that you can view, export, and report on your data. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP

DOMJudge – A system for running a programming contest, like the ICPC regional and world championship programming contests. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0/BSD-3-Clause/MIT PHP

F-Droid – Server tools for maintaining an F-Droid repository system. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Python/Docker

Fasten Health  – Fasten is an open-source, self-hosted, personal/family electronic medical record aggregator, designed to integrate with 100,000’s of insurances/hospitals/clinics in the United States. GPL-3.0 Go/Docker

Flagsmith – Flagsmith provides a dashboard, API and SDKs for adding Feature Flags to your applications (alternative to LaunchDarkly). (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause Docker

GO Feature Flag – Simple, complete, and lightweight feature flag solution (alternative to LaunchDarkly). (Source CodeMIT Go

google-webfonts-helper  – Hassle-Free Way to Self-Host Google Fonts. Get eot, ttf, svg, woff and woff2 files + CSS snippets. (DemoMIT Nodejs

Gophish – Gophish is a powerful, open-source phishing framework that makes it easy to test your organization’s exposure to phishing. (Source CodeMIT Go/Docker

graph-vl – Identity document verification using Machine Learning and GraphQL. MIT Python

Habitica – Habit tracker app which treats your goals like a Role Playing Game. Previously called HabitRPG. (Source CodeGPL-3.0/CC-BY-SA-3.0 Nodejs

IconCaptcha – IconCaptcha is a self-hosted, fast, simple and user-friendly captcha for PHP. (Source CodeMIT PHP

Jellyseerr – Manage requests for your media library, supports Plex, Jellyfin and Emby media servers (fork of Overseerr). MIT Docker

Journal – Simple journaling with encrypted entries and sharing capabilities. MIT Ruby

Kasm Workspaces – Streaming containerized apps and desktops to end-users. Examples include Ubuntu in your browser, or simply single apps such as Chrome, OpenOffice, Gimp, Filezilla etc. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Docker

King Phisher – King Phisher is a tool for testing and promoting user awareness by simulating real world phishing attacks. BSD-3-Clause Python

Koillection – Koillection is a service allowing users to manage any kind of collections. (Source CodeMIT PHP

Lama-Cleaner  – A free and open-source inpainting tool powered by SOTA AI model. Apache-2.0 Python/Docker

Libre Translate – Free and Open Source Machine Translation API, entirely self-hosted. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker/Python

Loggit – End-to-end encrypted and simple life tracking & logging. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Deno

MailyGo – MailyGo is a small tool written in Go that allows to send HTML forms, for example from static websites without a dynamic backend, via email. MIT Go

Mere Medical  – With Mere Medical, you can finally manage all of your medical records from Epic MyChart, Cerner, and OnPatient patient portals in one place. Privacy-focused, self-hosted, and offline-first. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Docker/Nodejs

Monica – Personal relationship manager, and a new kind of CRM to organize interactions with your friends and family. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP

mosparo – The modern spam protection tool. It replaces other captcha methods with a simple and easy to use spam protection solution. (Source CodeMIT PHP

Musical Artifacts – Helping to catalog, preserve and free the artifacts you need to produce music. (Source CodeMIT Ruby

MyPaas – Run your own PaaS using Docker, Traefik, and great monitoring. BSD-2-Clause Python/Docker

NATS – Publish/Subscribe event bus, durable queues, key-value store, object store, and more. Native multi-tenancy, multiple authentication and authorization mechanisms. Easy to self-host and federate. (Source CodeClientsApache-2.0 Go

Neko – A self hosted virtual browser (rabb.it clone) that runs in Docker. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Docker/Go

Noisedash – Self-hostable web tool for generating ambient noises/sounds using audio tools and user-uploadable samples. AGPL-3.0 Nodejs

Notica – Lets you send browser notifications from your terminal to your desktop or phone. No installation or registration is required. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs

Octave Online – Infrastracture behind a web UI for GNU Octave (alternative to MATLAB). (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker/Nodejs

Ombi – A content request system for Plex/Emby, connects to SickRage, CouchPotato, Sonarr, with a growing feature set. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 C#

Open-Meteo – Open-source weather API with open-data forecasts, historical and climate data from all major national weather services. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker

OpenZiti – Fully-featured, self-hostable, zero trust, full mesh overlay network. Includes a 2FA support out of the box, clients for all major desktop/mobile OS’es. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Go

OS.js – Desktop implementation for your browser with a fully-fledged window manager, Application APIs, GUI toolkits and filesystem abstraction. (DemoSource CodeBSD-2-Clause Nodejs

OTS-Share – A self-hosting app to share secrets with file support up to 1MB. MIT Docker

Overseerr  – Overseerr is a free and open source software application for managing requests for your media library. It integrates with your existing services, such as Sonarr, Radarr, and Plex!. (Source CodeMIT Docker

PassCheck – A web application featuring some handy password tools, including a password generator, strength checker and HaveIBeenPwned breach checker. (Source CodeMIT Javascript

penpot – A web based design and prototyping platform meant for cross-domain teams. (Source CodeMPL-2.0 Docker

POMjs – Random Password Generator. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Javascript

Reactive Resume – A one-of-a-kind resume builder that keeps your privacy in mind. Completely secure, customizable, portable, open-source and free forever. (DemoSource CodeMIT Docker/Nodejs

Readflow – Lightweight news reader with modern interface and features: full-text search, automatic categorization, archiving, offline support, notifications… (Source CodeMIT Go

ReleaseBell – Send release notifications for starred Github repos. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs

revealjs – Framework for easily creating beautiful presentations using HTML. (DemoSource CodeMIT Javascript

Revive Adserver – World’s most popular free, open source ad serving system. Formerly known as OpenX Adserver and phpAdsNew. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP

SANE Network Scanning – Allow remote clients to access image acquisition devices (scanners) available on the local host. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C

Speed Test by OpenSpeedTest™ – Free & Open-Source HTML5 Network Performance Estimation Tool. (Source CodeMIT Docker

string.is – An open-source, privacy-friendly online string toolkit for developers. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Nodejs

Teleport – Certificate authority and access plane for SSH, Kubernetes, web applications, and databases. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Go

TeslaMate – A powerful data logger for Tesla vehicles. MIT Elixir

tmate – Instant terminal sharing. (Source CodeISC C

Upsnap – A simple Wake on LAN (WOL) dashboard app. Wake up devices on your network and see current status. MIT Svelte/Go/Docker

VanDAM – Digital asset manager for 3d print files; STL, OBJ, 3MF and more. MIT Ruby/Docker

ViMbAdmin – Provides a web based virtual mailbox administration system to allow mail administrators to easily manage domains, mailboxes and aliases. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP

Wallabag – Wallabag, formerly Poche, is a web application allowing you to save articles to read them later with improved readability. (Source CodeMIT PHP

Watcharr – A free and open source content watch list. Add and track all the shows and movies you are watching. Comes with user authentication, modern and clean UI and a very simple setup. (DemoMIT Docker

WeeWX – Open source software for your weather station. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Python

WeTTY – Terminal in browser over http/https. (Source CodeMIT Docker/Nodejs

wger – Web-based personal workout, fitness and weight logger/tracker. It can also be used as a simple gym management utility and offers a full REST API as well. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Python

Money, Budgeting & Management

Money management and budgeting software.

Related: Inventory ManagementResource Planning – Enterprise Resource Planning

Actual – Actual is a local-first personal finance tool based on zero-sum budgeting. It support synchronization across devices, custom rules, manual transaction importing (from QIF, OFX, and QFX files), and optional automatic synchronization with many banks. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs

Akaunting – Akaunting is a free, online and open source accounting software designed for small businesses and freelancers. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP

Bigcapital – A self-hosted financial accounting and inventory management software for small to medium businesses. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker

Bitcart – A self-hosted cryptocurrencies payment processor and development platform. (DemoSource CodeMIT Docker/Python/Nodejs

BTCPay Server – A self-hosted Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies payment processor. (DemoSource CodeMIT C#

Budget Zen – End-to-end encrypted and simple expense manager. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Deno

DePay – Accept Web3 Payments directly into your wallet. Peer-to-peer, free, self-hosted & open-source. (DemoSource CodeMIT Nodejs

Family Accounting Tool – Web-based finance management tool for partners with partially shared expenses. Apache-2.0 Scala

Fava – Fava is the web frontend of Beancount, a text based double-entry accounting system. (DemoSource CodeMIT Python

Firefly III – Firefly III is a modern financial manager. It helps you to keep track of your money and make budget forecasts. It supports credit cards, has an advanced rule engine and can import data from many banks. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP

FOSSBilling – Free and open source hosting and billing automation. Integrates with WHM, CWP, cPanel and HestiaCP. Full API and easily extensible. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 PHP/Docker

Galette – Galette is a membership management web application towards non profit organizations. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP

Ghostfolio – Wealth management software to keep track of stocks, ETFs and cryptocurrencies. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker/Nodejs

GRR – Assets management and booking for small/medium companies. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP

Hub20 – A self-hosted payment processor for Ethereum and ERC20 Tokens. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker/Python

HyperSwitch  – HyperSwitch is an Open Source Financial Switch to make payments Fast, Reliable and Affordable. It lets you connect with multiple payment processors and route traffic effortlessly, all with a single API integration. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Docker/Rust

IHateMoney – Manage your shared expenses, easily. (DemoSource CodeBSD-3-Clause Docker/Python

Invoice Ninja – Powerful tool to invoice clients online. (DemoSource CodeAAL PHP

InvoicePlane – Manage quotes, invoices, payments and customers for your small business. MIT PHP

Kill Bill – Open-Source Subscription Billing & Payments Platform. Have access to real-time analytics and financial reports. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Java/Docker

Kresus – Open source personal finance manager. (DemoSource CodeMIT Nodejs

Lago – Open-source metering and usage-based billing. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker

OctoBot – Open-source cryptocurrency trading bot. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Python/Docker

OnTrack – A simple app to track spend and set goals. MIT Ruby/React

OpenBudgeteer – A budgeting app based on the Bucket Budgeting Principle. MIT Docker/C#

REI3 – Open source, expandable Business Management Software. Manage tasks, time, assets and much more. (DemoSource CodeMIT Go

SilverStrike – Personal finance management made easy. (DemoSource CodeMIT Python/Django

SolidInvoice – Open source invoicing and quote application. (Source CodeMIT PHP


Software for monitoring systems, networks, applications and websites.

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Note-taking & Editors

Note taking editors.

Related: Wikis

  • Benotes – An open source self hosted notes and bookmarks taking web app. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • dillinger – The last Markdown editor, ever. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Dnote – A simple command line notebook with multi-device sync and web interface. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Go
  • DocPHT – With DocPHT you can take notes and quickly document anything and without the use of any database. (DemoSource CodeMIT PHP
  • draw.io – Diagram software for making flowcharts, process diagrams, org charts, UML, ER and network diagrams. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Javascript
  • flatnotes – A self-hosted, database-less note-taking web app that utilises a flat folder of markdown files for storage. (DemoMIT Docker
  • HedgeDoc – Realtime collaborative markdown notes on all platforms, formerly known as CodiMD and HackMD CE. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker/Nodejs
  • Joplin – Joplin is a note taking application with Markdown editor and encryption support for mobile and desktop platforms. Runs client-side and syncs through self hosted Nextcloud or similar (alternative to Evernote). (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • kiwix-serve – HTTP daemon for serving wikis from ZIM files. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C++
  • Livebook – Realtime collaborative notebook app based on Markdown that supports running Elixir code snippets, TeX and Mermaid Diagrams. Easily deployed using Docker or Elixir. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Elixir
  • Markdown Edit – Online markdown editor/viewer. MIT HTML5
  • Meemo – Personal notes stream with Markdown support. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Memos – An open source, self-hosted knowledge base that works with a SQLite db file. (Source CodeMIT Docker/Go
  • minimalist-web-notepad – Minimalist notepad.cc clone. (DemoApache-2.0 PHP
  • MiniNote – Simple Markdown note-taking app with persistence. MIT Nodejs
  • Notes’n’Todos – Write notes and todos online in markdown with tag filtering and date sorting. (DemoMIT Python
  • Oddmuse – A simple wiki engine written in Perl. No database required. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Perl
  • Overleaf – Web-based collaborative LaTeX editor. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Ruby
  • Plainpad – A modern note taking application for the cloud, utilizing the best features of progressive web apps technology. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • savepad – Minimalist notepad based on notepad.cc. MIT PHP
  • Standard Notes – Simple and private notes app. Protect your privacy while getting more done. That’s Standard Notes. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Ruby
  • Trilium Notes – Trilium Notes is a hierarchical note taking application with focus on building large personal knowledge bases. AGPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • turndown – HTML to Markdown converter written in Javascript. (Source CodeMIT Javascript
  • Turtl – Totally private personal database and note taking app. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 CommonLisp
  • Wreeto – Wreeto is an open source note-taking, knowledge management and wiki system built on top of Ruby on Rails framework. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Ruby
  • Writing – Lightweight distraction-free text editor, in the browser (Markdown and LaTeX supported). No lag when writing. (Source CodeMIT Javascript

Office Suites

An office suite is a collection of productivity software usually containing at least a word processor, spreadsheet and a presentation program.

  • Collabora Online Development Edition – Collabora Online Development Edition (CODE) is a powerful LibreOffice-based online office that supports all major document, spreadsheet and presentation file formats, which you can integrate in your own infrastructure. (Source CodeMPL-2.0 C++
  • CryptPad – CryptPad is a collaboration suite that is end-to-end-encrypted and open-source. It is built to enable collaboration, synchronizing changes to documents in real time. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • Etherpad – Etherpad is a highly customizable Open Source online editor providing collaborative editing in really real-time. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Nodejs
  • Grist – Grist is a next-generation spreadsheet with relational structure, formula-based access control, and a portable, self-contained format (alternative to Airtable). (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Nodejs/Python
  • Infinoted – Server for Gobby, a multi-platform collaborative text editor. (Source CodeMIT C++
  • ONLYOFFICE – Office suite that enables you to manage documents, projects, team and customer relations in one place. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • PHPOffice – PHPOffice contains libraries which permits to write and read files from most office suites. LGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Rustpad – Efficient and minimal collaborative code editor, self-hosted, no database required. (Source CodeMIT Rust

Password Managers

password manager allows users to store, generate, and manage their passwords for local applications and online services.

  • Bitwarden  – Password manager with webapp, browser extension, and mobile app. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 C#
  • keeweb – This webapp is a browser and desktop password manager compatible with KeePass databases. (Source CodeMIT HTML5
  • Padloc – A modern, open source password manager for individuals and teams. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • Passbolt – Password manager dedicated for managing passwords in a collaborative way on any Web server, using a MySQL database backend. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • PassIt – Simple password manage with sharing features by group and user, but no administration interface. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Python
  • Passky – Simple, modern and open source password manager with website, browser extension, android and desktop application. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • PassWall – Open source password manager. AGPL-3.0 Go
  • Psono – A promising password managers fully featured for teams. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Python
  • Teampass – Password manager dedicated for managing passwords in a collaborative way. One symmetric key is used to encrypt all shared/team passwords and stored server side in a file and the database. works on any server Apache, MySQL and PHP. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Vaultwarden – Lightweight Bitwarden server API implementation written in Rust. GPL-3.0 Rust


pastebin is a type of online content-hosting service used for sharing and storing code and text.

  • bepasty – A pastebin for all kinds of files. (Source CodeBSD-2-Clause Python
  • bin – A paste bin that’s actually minimalist. WTFPL/0BSD Rust
  • dpaste – Simple pastebin with multiple text and code option, with short url result easy to remember. (Source CodeMIT Docker
  • Drift – Self-hosted Github Gist clone. (DemoMIT Nodejs
  • ExBin – A pastebin with public/private snippets and netcat server. MIT Elixir
  • filite – A simple, light and standalone pastebin, URL shortener and file-sharing service. MIT Rust
  • FlashPaper – A one-time encrypted zero-knowledge password/secret sharing application focused on simplicity and security. No database or complicated set-up required. (DemoMIT PHP
  • Hasty Paste – A place to quickly paste some text and share it. Mostly used for sharing debug logs and such to help developers provide tech support. The project aims to be both fast and minimal. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker/Python
  • Hemmelig – Share encrypted secrets cross organizations, or as private persons. (Source CodeMIT Docker
  • Lenpaste – Web service that allows you to share notes anonymously. (DemoAGPL-3.0 Docker/Go
  • LogPaste – Minimal pastebin web app that’s easy to self-host and persists data to any S3-compatible backend. (DemoMIT Go
  • MicroBin – Simple, performant, configurable, entirely self-contained pastebin and URL shortener. BSD-3-Clause Rust
  • mojopaste – Perl based pastebin. (DemoSource CodeArtistic-2.0 Perl
  • MokinToken – Clientside encrypted pastebin using tweetnacl. Unlicense PHP
  • Opengist – Self-hosted pastebin powered by Git. (DemoAGPL-3.0 Docker/Go/Nodejs
  • paaster – Paaster is a secure by default end-to-end encrypted pastebin built with the objective of simplicity. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Docker
  • Password Pusher – A dead-simple application to securely communicate passwords (or text) over the web. Passwords automatically expire after a certain number of views and/or time has passed. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Docker
  • Pastefy – Beautiful, simple and easy to deploy Pastebin with optional Client-Encryption, Multitab-Pastes, an API, a highlighted Editor and more. (Source CodeClientsMIT Java
  • Pastila – Minimalistic paste service. Single page, zero click experience. (Source CodeApache-2.0 SQL
  • pasty – Pasty is a fast and lightweight code pasting server. (DemoMIT Go
  • PrivateBin – PrivateBin is a minimalist, open source online pastebin/discussion board where the server has zero knowledge of hosted data. (DemoSource CodeZlib PHP
  • PurritoBin – Ultra fast, minimalistic, encrypted command line paste-bin, where the server has no knowledge of the paste data. ISC C++
  • rustypaste – A minimal file upload/pastebin service. MIT Rust
  • SnyPy – Open source on-prem code snippet manager. (DemoSource CodeMIT Docker
  • Spacebin – Text-sharing for the final frontier — Reliable Pastebin server in Golang and Fiber. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Go
  • Sup3rS3cretMes5age – Very simple (to deploy and to use) secret message service using Hashicorp Vault as a secrets storage. MIT Go
  • wantguns/bin – Minimal pastebin for both textual and binary files shipped in a single statically linked binary. (DemoGPL-3.0 Rust
  • Wastebin – Lightweight, minimal and fast pastebin with an SQLite backend. (DemoMIT Rust
  • YABin – A pastebin that contains plentiful features while remaining simple. Supports optional E2E encryption, a client-side CLI app, syntax highlighting, minimalistic UI, APIs, keyboard shortcuts, and more. It can even be run in serverless environments. (DemoMIT Nodejs

Personal Dashboards

Dashboards for accessing information and applications.

Related: MonitoringBookmarks and Link Sharing

  • Dashboard – Minimalist homepage for organizing your web applications and bookmarks using JSON-files. MIT Nodejs/Docker
  • Dashy – Feature-rich homepage for your homelab, with easy YAML configuration. (DemoMIT Nodejs/Docker
  • envlinks – A minimalist link dashboard showing links from environment variables. (DemoMIT Docker
  • Fenrus – A self hosted personal home page that allows for multiple users, guest access and multiple dashboards for each user. It also has “Smart Apps” which display live data for those apps. GPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • Heimdall – Heimdall is an elegant solution to organise all your web applications. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • Hiccup – A beautiful static homepage to get to your links and services quickly. It has built-in search, editing, PWA support and localstorage caching to easily organize your start page. (Source CodeMIT HTML5
  • Homarr – Sleek, modern dashboard with many integrations and web-based config. (DemoSource CodeMIT Docker/Nodejs
  • Homepage by benphelps – A highly customizable homepage (or startpage / application dashboard) with Docker and service API integrations. GPL-3.0 Docker/Nodejs
  • Homepage by tomershvueli – Simple, standalone, self-hosted PHP page that is your window to your server and the web. MIT PHP
  • Homer – A dead simple static homepage to expose your server services, with an easy yaml configuration and connectivity check. Apache-2.0 HTML5
  • Hubleys – Self-hosted personal dashboards to organize links for multiple users via a central yaml config. MIT Docker
  • Jump – Yet another self-hosted startpage for your server designed to be simple, stylish, fast and secure. MIT PHP
  • LinkStack – Link all your social media platforms easily accessible on one page, customizable through an intuitive, easy to use user/admin interface (alternative to Linktree and Manylink). (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • LittleLink – A simplistic approach for links in bio with 100+ branded buttons (alternative to Linktree). (DemoSource CodeMIT HTML5
  • Organizr – Organizr aims to be your one stop shop for your Servers Frontend. GPL-3.0 PHP
  • Smashing – Smashing, the spiritual successor to Dashing, is a Sinatra based framework that lets you build excellent dashboards. It looks especially great on TVs. (Source CodeMIT Ruby
  • Starbase 80 – A simple homepage with an iPad-style application grid, for mobile and desktop. One JSON configuration file. MIT Docker
  • Web-Portal – A python web app designed to allow a easy way to manage the links to all of your web services. AGPL-3.0 Docker/Python
  • Your Spotify  – Allows you to record your Spotify listening activity and have statistics about them served through a Web application. MIT Nodejs/Docker

Photo and Video Galleries

gallery is software that helps the user publish or share photos, pictures, videos or other digital media.

  • Chevereto – Ultimate image sharing software. Create your very own personal image hosting website in just minutes. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Coppermine – Multilingual photo gallery that integrates with various bulletin boards. Includes upload approval and password protected albums. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Damselfly – Fast server-based photo management system for large collections of images. Includes face detection, face & object recognition, powerful search, and EXIF Keyword tagging. Runs on Linux, MacOS and Windows. GPL-3.0 C#/.NET
  • Fussel – Self-hosted, no-backend static photo gallery. Face tag recognition, albums and more. (DemoMIT Python/Docker
  • HomeGallery – Self-hosted open-source web gallery to browse personal photos and videos featuring tagging, mobile-friendly, and AI powered image discovery. (DemoSource CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Immich – Self-hosted photo and video backup solution directly from your mobile phone. (Source CodeMIT Docker
  • LibrePhotos – Self hosted wannabe Google Photos clone, with a slight focus on cool graphs. MIT Python
  • Lychee – Open source grid and album based photo-management-system. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • Mediagoblin – Free software media publishing platform that anyone can run (alternative to Flickr, YouTube, SoundCloud, etc). (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Python
  • MediaHut – A truly single-file, no-database, drop-in PHP media gallery. (DemoMIT PHP
  • Mejiro – An easy-to-use PHP web application for instant photo publishing. GPL-3.0 PHP
  • Nextcloud Memories – Fast, modern and advanced photo management suite. Runs as a Nextcloud app. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Photo Stream – Minimalist self-hosted photo stream. (DemoMIT Ruby
  • PhotoPrism – Personal photo management powered by Go and Google TensorFlow. Browse, organize, and share your personal photo collection, using the latest technologies to automatically tag and find pictures. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Go
  • Photoview – A simple and user-friendly Photo Gallery for personal servers. It is made for photographers and aims to provide an easy and fast way to navigate directories, with thousands of high resolution photos. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Go
  • PiGallery 2 – A directory-first photo gallery website, with a rich UI, optimised for running on low resource servers. (Source CodeMIT Docker/Nodejs
  • Piwigo – Photo gallery software for the web, built by an active community of users and developers. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • Quru Image Server – High performance dynamically resizing image server offering directory based access control cropping, rotation, color management and other tools. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Python
  • sigal – Yet another simple static gallery generator. MIT Python
  • SPIS – A simple, lightweight and fast media server with decent mobile support. GPL-3.0 Rust
  • This week in past – Aggregates images taken this week, from previous years and presents them on a web page with a simple slideshow. (DemoMIT Docker/Rust
  • Thumbor – A smart imaging service and enables on-demand cropping, resizing, applying filters and optimizing images. (Source CodeMIT Python/Docker
  • Zenphoto – Open-source gallery and CMS project. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP

Polls and Events

Software for organising polls and events.

Related: Booking and Scheduling

  • Bitpoll – A web application for scheduling meetings and general polling. (DemoGPL-3.0 Python
  • Calagator – Event aggregator. (Source CodeMIT Ruby
  • Christmas Community – Create a simple place for your entire family to use to find gifts that people want, and to avoid double-gifting. AGPL-3.0 Docker/Nodejs
  • Claper – The ultimate tool to interact with your audience (alternative to Slido, AhaSlides and Mentimeter). (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Elixir/Docker
  • ClearFlask – Community-feedback tool for managing incoming feedback and prioritizing a public roadmap (alternative to Canny, UserVoice, Upvoty). (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker
  • docassemble – A free, open-source expert system for guided interviews and document assembly, based on Python, YAML, and Markdown. (DemoSource CodeMIT Docker
  • dudle – Online scheduling application. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Ruby
  • Feedka  – Open-source web application that can serve as a platform to get authentic, kindful, and constructive feedback from your friends, family, and co-workers. AGPL-3.0 Ruby
  • Fider – Open platform to collect and prioritize feedback (alternative to UserVoice). (DemoSource CodeMIT Go
  • Framadate – Online service for planning an appointment or make a decision quickly and easily: Make a poll, Define dates or subjects to choose, Send the poll link to your friends or colleagues, Discuss and make a decision. (DemoSource CodeCECILL-B PHP
  • Gancio – A shared agenda for local communities. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • hitobito – A web application to manage complex group hierarchies with members, events and a lot more. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Ruby
  • Input – A privacy-focused, no-code, open-source form builder designed for simplicity and brand consistency. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP/Nodejs/Docker
  • LimeSurvey – Feature-rich Open Source web based polling software. Supports extensive survey logic. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • Meetable – A minimal events aggregator. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • Mobilizon – A federated tool that helps you find, create and organise events and groups. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Elixir
  • OhMyForms – Create stunning mobile-ready forms, surveys and questionnaires (alternative to TypeForm). (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker
  • Open Event Server – Enables organizers to manage events from concerts to conferences and meet-ups. GPL-3.0 Python


proxy is a server application that acts as an intermediary between a client requesting a resource and the server providing that resource.

Related: Web Servers

  • imgproxy – Fast and secure standalone server for resizing and converting remote images. It works great when you need to resize multiple images on the fly without preparing a ton of cached resized images or re-doing it every time the design changes. (Source CodeMIT Go/Docker
  • inlets – Expose your local endpoints to the Internet – with a Kubernetes integration, Docker image and CLI available. MIT Go/Docker
  • iodine – IPv4 over DNS tunnel solution, enabling you to start up a socks5 proxy listener. (Source CodeISC C/deb
  • Koblas – Lightweight SOCKS5 proxy server. MIT Rust/Docker
  • Nginx Proxy Manager – Nginx Proxy Manager is an easy way to accomplish reverse proxying hosts with SSL termination. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs/Docker
  • Outline Server – A proxy server that runs a Shadowsocks instance for each access key and a REST API to manage the access keys. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Docker/Nodejs
  • Pomerium – An identity-aware reverse proxy, successor to now obsolete oauth_proxy. It inserts an OAuth step before proxying your request to the backend, so that you can safely expose your self-hosted websites to public Internet. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Go
  • Privoxy – Non-caching web proxy with advanced filtering capabilities for enhancing privacy, modifying web page data and HTTP headers, controlling access, and removing ads and other obnoxious Internet junk. GPL-2.0 C/deb
  • sish – HTTP(S)/WS(S)/TCP tunnels to localhost using only SSH (serveo/ngrok alternative). MIT Go
  • socks5-proxy-server – SOCKS5 proxy server with built-in authentication and Telegram-bot for user management and user statistics on data spent (handy when you pay per GB of data). It is dockerised and simple to install. Apache-2.0 Nodejs
  • Squid – Caching proxy for the Web supporting HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, and more. It reduces bandwidth and improves response times by caching and reusing frequently-requested web pages. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C/deb
  • SWAG (Secure Web Application Gateway) – Nginx webserver and reverse proxy with PHP support, built-in Certbot (Let’s Encrypt) client and fail2ban integration. GPL-3.0 Docker
  • Tinyproxy – Light-weight HTTP/HTTPS proxy daemon. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C/deb

Recipe Management

Software and tools for managing recipes.

  • Bar Assistant – Bar assistant is a self hosted application for managing your home bar. It allows you to add your ingredients, search for cocktails and create custom cocktail recipes. (DemoMIT PHP/Docker
  • Chowdown.io – Simple recipes in Markdown format. (Source CodeUnlicense Ruby
  • kcal – Track nutritional information about foods and recipes, set goals, and record a food journal to help along the way. Kcal is a personal system that focuses on direct control of inputs and a minimal, easy to use recipe presentation for preparing meals. MPL-2.0 PHP
  • KitchenOwl – A cross-platform shopping list, recipe storage, expense tracker, and meal planner following the material design language. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker
  • Mealie – Material design inspired recipe manager with category and tag management, shopping-lists, meal-planner, and site customizations. Mealie is focused on simple user interactions to keep the whole family using the app. (Source CodeMIT Python
  • Recepturer  – Let Recepturer help you organize all your recipes in one place. You can add, edit and delete recipes, and create meal plans. Simply type your recipe and all ingredients will be listed as you go. Data is stored on Dropbox. (Source CodeMIT Javascript
  • RecipeSage – A recipe keeper, meal plan organizer, and shopping list manager that can import recipes directly from any URL. (DemoAGPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • reciphpes! – A lightweight, Symfony-based recipes indexing software supporting search and tags, using a SQLite database. MIT Docker
  • Tandoor Recipes – Django application to manage, tag and search recipes using either built-in models or external storage providers hosting PDFs, Images or other files. (DemoSource CodeMIT Python

Remote Access

Remote desktop and SSH servers and web interfaces for remote management of computer systems.

  • Firezone – Self-hosted secure remote access gateway that supports the WireGuard protocol. It offers a Web GUI, 1-line install script, multi-factor auth (MFA), and SSO. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Elixir
  • Guacamole – Guacamole is a clientless remote desktop gateway. It supports standard protocols like VNC and RDP. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Java/C
  • httprd – Single-script remote desktop via web browser. GPL-3.0 Python
  • MeshCentral – A full computer management website. With MeshCentral, you can run your own web server to remotely manage and control computers on a local network or anywhere on the internet. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Nodejs
  • Remotely – A remote desktop control and remote scripting solution, enterprise level remote support solution with admin web interface and remote control via browser. GPL-3.0 C#/Docker
  • RPort – Self-hosted open source remote management solution for Windows, macOS & Linux. (Source CodeMIT Go
  • RustDesk – Remote Desktop Access software that works out-of-the-box (alternative to TeamViewer). (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Rust/Docker
  • ShellHub – ShellHub is a modern SSH server for remotely accessing linux devices via command line (using any SSH client) or web-based user interface, designed as an alternative to sshd. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Go/Other
  • Sshwifty – Sshwifty is a SSH and Telnet connector made for the Web. AGPL-3.0 Go/Docker
  • Warpgate – Smart SSH and HTTPS bastion that works with any SSH client. Apache-2.0 Rust/Docker

Resource Planning

Software and tools to help with resource and supply planning.

  • farmOS – Web-based farm record keeping application. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • grocy – ERP beyond your fridge – grocy is a web-based self-hosted groceries & household management solution for your home. (DemoSource CodeMIT PHP
  • Tania – Tania is a free and open source farming management system for everyone. You can manage your areas, reservoirs, farm tasks, inventories, and the crop growing progress. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Go

Resource Planning – Enterprise Resource Planning

Software and tools to help with enterprise resource and supply planning.

  • Dolibarr – Dolibarr ERP CRM is a modern software package to manage your company or foundation activity (contacts, suppliers, invoices, orders, stocks, agenda, accounting, …). (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • ERPNext – Free open source ERP system. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Python
  • LedgerSMB – Integrated accounting and ERP system for small and midsize businesses, with double entry accounting, budgeting, invoicing, quotations, projects, orders and inventory management, shipping and more. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 Perl
  • Odoo – Free open source ERP system. (DemoSource CodeLGPL-3.0 Python
  • OFBiz – FOSS enterprise resource planning system with a suite of business applications flexible enough to be used across any industry. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Java
  • Tryton – Free open source business solution. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Python

Search Engines

search engine is an information retrieval system designed to help find information stored on a computer system. This includes Web search engines.

  • Fess – Fess is a very powerful and easily deployable Enterprise Search Server. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Java/Docker
  • Gigablast – Open-source search engine. Apache-2.0 C++
  • Hound – Lightning fast code searching made easy. MIT Go/Docker
  • Jina – Cloud-native neural search framework for any kind of data. Apache-2.0 Python
  • librengine – Private web search engine. GPL-3.0 C++
  • LibreX  – Framework and javascript free privacy respecting meta search engine. AGPL-3.0 PHP/Docker
  • Manticore Search – Full-text search and data analytics, with fast response time for small, medium and big data (alternative to Elasticsearch). GPL-2.0 Docker/C++
  • MeiliSearch – Ultra relevant, instant and typo-tolerant full-text search API. (Source CodeMIT Rust
  • OpenSearch – Open source distributed and RESTful search engine. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Java
  • SearXNG  – Internet metasearch engine which aggregates results from various search services and databases (Fork of Searx). (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Python/Docker
  • sist2 – Lightning-fast file system indexer and search tool. GPL-3.0 C
  • Sosse – Selenium based search engine and crawler with offline archiving. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Python/Docker
  • Typesense – Blazing fast, typo-tolerant open source search engine optimized for developer happiness and ease of use. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C++
  • Whoogle  – A self-hosted, ad-free, privacy-respecting metasearch engine. MIT Python
  • Yacy – Peer based, decentralized search engine server. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Java
  • ZincSearch – Search engine that requires minimal resources (alternative to Elasticsearch). (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Go

Self-hosting Solutions

Software for easy installation, management and configuration of self-hosted services and applications.

  • Ansible-NAS – Build a full-featured home server with this playbook and an Ubuntu box. MIT YAML/Docker
  • Bitsii Bridge  – Easy to install self-hosting platform for Windows, MacOS, and Linux. Depends on a dynamic DNS provider and Let’s Encrypt. (Source CodeMPL-2.0 Java/Other
  • CasaOS – A simple, easy-to-use, elegant open-source Home Cloud system. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Go/Docker
  • Cloudbox – Ansible-based solution for rapidly deploying a Docker containerized cloud media server. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Shell/Ansible
  • DietPi – Minimal Debian OS optimized for single-board computers, which allows you to easily install and manage several services for selfhosting at home. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Shell
  • DockSTARTer – DockSTARTer helps you get started with home server apps running in Docker. (Source CodeMIT Shell
  • FLAP – Low maintenance framework to manage self-hosted services. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker/Shell
  • FreedomBox – Community project to develop, design and promote personal servers running free software for private, personal, communications. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Python/Other
  • HomelabOS – Your very own offline-first privacy-centric open-source data-center. Deploy over 100 services with a few commands. (Source CodeMIT Docker
  • LibreServer – Home server configuration based on Debian. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Shell
  • Mars Server – Managed home server with Docker, Docker Compose, Make and Bash. MIT Docker
  • Mistborn – Mistborn is your own virtual private cloud platform and WebUI that manages self hosted services. MIT Bash/Docker
  • NextCloudPi – Nextcloud preinstalled and preconfigured, with a text and web management interface and all the tools needed to self host private data. With installation images for Raspberry Pi, Odroid, Rock64, Docker, and a curl installer for Armbian/Debian. GPL-2.0 Bash/PHP
  • OpenMediaVault – OpenMediaVault is the next generation network attached storage (NAS) solution based on Debian Linux. It contains services like SSH, (S)FTP, SMB/CIFS, DAAP media server, RSync, BitTorrent client and many more. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Sandstorm – Personal server for running self-hosted apps easily and securely. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 C++/Other
  • Syncloud – Your own online file storage, social network or email server. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Python/Other
  • Tipi – Homeserver manager. One command setup, one click installs for your favorites self-hosted apps. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Shell
  • UBOS – Linux distro that runs on indie boxes (personal servers and IoT devices). Single-command installation and management of apps – Jenkins, Mediawiki, Owncloud, WordPress, etc., and other features. GPL-3.0 Perl/Other
  • WikiSuite – The most comprehensive and integrated Free / Libre / Open Source enterprise software suite. (Source CodeGPL-3.0/LGPL-2.1/Apache-2.0/MPL-2.0/MPL-1.1/MIT/AGPL-3.0 ClearOS
  • xsrv – Install and manage self-hosted services/applications, on your own server(s). (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Shell/Ansible
  • YunoHost – Server operating system aiming to make self-hosting accessible to everyone. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Python/Other

Software Development

Software development is the process of conceiving, specifying, designing, programming, documenting, testing, and bug fixing involved in creating and maintaining applications, frameworks, or other software components.

Please visit Software Development – API ManagementSoftware Development – Continuous Integration & DeploymentSoftware Development – FaaS & ServerlessSoftware Development – IDE & ToolsSoftware Development – LocalizationSoftware Development – Low CodeSoftware Development – Project ManagementSoftware Development – Testing

Software Development – API Management

API management is the process of creating and publishing application programming interfaces (APIs), enforcing their usage policies, controlling access, nurturing the subscriber community, collecting and analyzing usage statistics, and reporting on performance.

  • DreamFactory – Turns any SQL/NoSQL/Structured data into Restful API. (Source CodeApache-2.0 PHP
  • form.io – A REST API building platform that utilizes a drag & drop form builder, and is application framework agnostic. Contains open source and enterprise version. (DemoSource CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Fusio – Open-source API management platform which helps to build and manage REST APIs. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Graphweaver – Turn multiple data sources into a single GraphQL API. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Hasura – Fast, instant realtime GraphQL APIs on Postgres with fine grained access control, also trigger webhooks on database events. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Haskell
  • Hoppscotch – A free, fast and beautiful API request builder. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs/Vue/Nuxt
  • Kong – The World’s Most Popular Open Source Microservice API Gateway and Platform. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Lua
  • Lura – Open source High-Performance API Gateway. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Go
  • Para – Flexible and modular backend framework/server for object persistence, API development and authentication. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Java
  • Psychic – Universal API to connect large language models to dynamic data sources. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Python
  • Svix – Open-source webhooks as a service that makes it super easy for API providers to send webhooks. (Source CodeMIT Docker/Rust
  • Tyk – Fast and scalable open source API Gateway. Out of the box, Tyk offers an API Management Platform with an API Gateway, API Analytics, Developer Portal and API Management Dashboard. (Source CodeMPL-2.0 Go
  • Yaade – Yaade is an open-source, self-hosted, collaborative API development environment. (Source CodeMIT Docker

Software Development – Continuous Integration & Deployment

Continuous integration and Continuous deployment software and tools.

Please visit awesome-sysadmin/Continuous Integration & Continuous Deployment

Related: Automation

Software Development – FaaS & Serverless

Serverless computingFunction as a Service (FaaS) and Platform as a Service (Paas) management software.

  • Appwrite – End to end backend server for web, native, and mobile developers 🚀. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause PHP
  • Coolify – An open-source & self-hostable Heroku / Netlify alternative (and even more). (Source CodeApache-2.0 Docker
  • Dokku – An open-source PaaS (alternative to Heroku). (Source CodeMIT Docker/Shell/Go
  • fx – A tool to help you do Function as a Service with painless on your own servers. MIT Go
  • Kubero – A self-hosted Heroku PaaS alternative for Kubernetes that implements GitOps. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 K8S/Nodejs/Go
  • LocalStack – LocalStack is a fully functional local AWS cloud stack. This includes Lambda for serverless computation. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Python/Other
  • Nhost – Firebase Alternative with GraphQL. Get a database and backend configured and ready in minutes. (Source CodeMIT Docker/Nodejs/Go
  • OpenFaaS – Serverless Functions Made Simple for Docker & Kubernetes. (Source CodeMIT Go
  • Trusted-CGI – Lightweight self-hosted lambda/applications/cgi/serverless-functions platform. MIT Go

Software Development – IDE & Tools

An integrated development environment (IDE) is a software application that provides comprehensive facilities to computer programmers for software development.

Related: Software Development – Low Code

  • Atheos – Web-based IDE framework with a small footprint and minimal requirements, continued from Codiad. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • code-server – VS Code in the browser, hosted on a remote server. MIT Nodejs/Docker
  • Coder – Remote development machines on your own infrastructure. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Go
  • Eclipse Che – Open source workspace server and cloud IDE. (Source CodeEPL-1.0 Docker/Java
  • Hakatime – WakaTime server implementation with analytics dashboard. Unlicense Haskell
  • HttPlaceholder – Quickly mock away any webservice using HttPlaceholder. HttPlaceholder lets you specify what the request should look like and what response needs to be returned. MIT C#
  • ICEcoder – ICEcoder is a web IDE / browser based code editor, which allows you to develop websites directly within the web browser. (DemoSource CodeMIT PHP
  • Judge0 CE – Open source API to compile and run source code. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Ruby
  • JupyterLab – Web-based environment for interactive and reproducible computing. (DemoSource CodeBSD-3-Clause Python/Docker
  • Lowdefy – Build internal tools, BI dashboards, admin panels, CRUD apps and workflows in minutes using YAML / JSON on an self-hosted, open-source platform. Connect to your data sources, host via Serverless, Netlify or Docker. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Nodejs
  • RStudio Server – Web browser based IDE for R. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Java/C++
  • sourcegraph – Sourcegraph is a fast, open-source, fully-featured code search and navigation engine written in Go. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Go
  • Wakapi – Tracking tool for coding statistics, compatible with WakaTime. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Go

Software Development – Localization

Localization is the process of adapting code and software to other languages.

  • Accent – Open-source, self-hosted, developer-oriented translation tool. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause Elixir
  • Pootle – Online translation and localization tool. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Python
  • Tolgee – Developer & translator friendly web-based localization platform enabling users to translate directly in the app they develop. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Docker/Java
  • Traduora – Translation management platform for teams. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker/Nodejs
  • Weblate – Web-based translation tool with tight version control integration. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Python

Software Development – Low Code

low-code development platform (LCDP) provides a development environment used to create application software through a graphical user interface.

Related: Software Development – IDE & Tools

  • Appsmith – Cloud or self-hosted open-source platform to build admin panels, CRUD apps and workflows. Build everything you need, 10x faster. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Java/Docker
  • Budibase – Build and automate internal tools, admin panels, dashboards, CRUD apps, and more, in minutes (alternative to Outsystems, Retool, Mendix, Appian). (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • Hadmean – Generate fully functional admin apps in seconds from your database information, with a single command. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • Motor Admin – No-code admin panel and business intelligence software – search, create, update, and delete data entries, create custom actions, and build reports. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Ruby
  • PocketBase – Open Source backend for your next SaaS and Mobile app in 1 file. (Source CodeMIT Go/Docker
  • SQLPage – SQL-only dynamic website builder. (Source CodeMIT Rust/Docker
  • ToolJet – Low-code framework to build & deploy internal tools with minimal engineering effort (alternative to Retool & Mendix). (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Nodejs

Software Development – Project Management

Tools and software for software project management.

Related: TicketingTask Management & To-do Lists

  • Cgit – A fast lightweight web interface for git repositories. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C
  • Forgejo  – A lightweight software forge focused on scaling, federation, and privacy (fork of Gitea). (DemoSource CodeClientsMIT Docker/Go
  • Fossil – Distributed version control system featuring wiki and bug tracker. BSD-2-Clause-FreeBSD C
  • Gerrit – A code review and project management tool for Git based projects. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Java/Docker
  • Gitblit – Pure Java stack for managing, viewing, and serving Git repositories. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Java
  • gitbucket – Easily installable GitHub clone powered by Scala. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Scala/Java
  • Gitea – Community managed, lightweight code hosting solution (fork of Gogs). (DemoSource CodeMIT Go
  • GitLab – Self Hosted Git repository management, code reviews, issue tracking, activity feeds and wikis. (DemoSource CodeMIT Ruby
  • Gitlist – Web-based git repository browser – GitList allows you to browse repositories using your favorite browser, viewing files under different revisions, commit history and diffs. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause PHP
  • Gitolite – Gitolite allows you to setup git hosting on a central server, with fine-grained access control and many more powerful features. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Perl
  • GitPrep – Portable Github clone. (DemoArtistic-2.0 Perl
  • Gogs – Painless self-hosted Git Service written in Go. (DemoSource CodeMIT Go
  • Kallithea – Source code management system that supports two leading version control systems, Mercurial and Git, with a web interface. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Python
  • Klaus – Simple, easy-to-set-up Git web viewer that Just Works. ISC Python
  • Lavagna – Lavagna is an open-source issue/project management tool designed for small teams. Lightweight, pure Java, easy to install, easy to use. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Java
  • Lazylead  – Eliminate the annoying work within ticketing systems (Jira, GitHub, Trello). Allows to automate daily actions like tickets fields verification, email notifications by JQL/GQL, meeting requests to your (or teammates) calendar. (Source CodeMIT Ruby
  • Leantime – Leantime is a lean project management system for small teams and startups helping to manage projects from ideation through delivery. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • Mindwendel – Brainstorm and upvote ideas and thoughts within your team. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker/Elixir
  • Octobox  – Take back control of your GitHub Notifications. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Ruby
  • OneDev – All-In-One DevOps Platform. With Git Management, Issue Tracking, and CI/CD. Simple yet Powerful. (Source CodeMIT Java
  • OpenProject – OpenProject is a web-based project management system. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Ruby
  • Pagure – A lightweight, powerful, and flexible git-centric forge with features laying the foundation for federated and decentralized development. (DemoGPL-2.0 Python
  • Phorge – Phorge is an open source, community driven platform for collaborating, managing, organizing and reviewing software development projects. (Source CodeApache-2.0 PHP
  • Phproject – High performance full-featured project management system. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Plane – Helps you track your issues, epics, and product roadmaps in the simplest way possible (alternative to JIRA, Linear and Height). (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Docker
  • ProjeQtOr – A complete, mature, multi-user project management system with extensive functionality for all phases of a project. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Redmine – Redmine is a flexible project management web application. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Ruby
  • Review Board – Extensible and friendly code review tool for projects and companies of all sizes. (DemoSource CodeMIT Python
  • rgit – An ultra-fast & lightweight cgit clone. (DemoWTFPL Rust/Docker
  • RhodeCode – RhodeCode is an open source platform for software development teams. It unifies and simplifies repository management for Git, Subversion, and Mercurial. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Python
  • Rukovoditel – Configurable open source project management, web-based application. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • SCM Manager – The easiest way to share and manage your Git, Mercurial and Subversion repositories over http. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause Java
  • Sourcehut – A full web git interface with no javascript. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 Go
  • Taiga – Agile Project Management Tool based on the Kanban and Scrum methods. (Source CodeMPL-2.0 Docker/Python/Nodejs
  • Titra – Time-tracking solution for freelancers and small teams. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Javascript
  • Trac – Trac is an enhanced wiki and issue tracking system for software development projects. BSD-3-Clause Python
  • Traq – Project management and issue tracking system written in PHP. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP/Nodejs
  • Tuleap – Tuleap is a libre suite to plan, track, code and collaborate on software projects. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • UVDesk – UVDesk community is a service oriented, event driven extensible opensource helpdesk system that can be used by your organization to provide efficient support to your clients effortlessly whichever way you imagine. (DemoSource CodeMIT PHP
  • ZenTao – An agile(scrum) project management system/tool. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP

Software Development – Testing

Tools and software for software testing.

  • Bencher – Bencher is a suite of continuous benchmarking tools designed to catch performance regressions in CI. (Source CodeMIT/Apache-2.0 Rust
  • DeepfakeHTTP – A web server that uses HTTP dumps as a source for responses. MIT Java
  • Selenoid – Lightweight Selenium hub implementation launching browsers within Docker containers. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Go
  • Sorry Cypress – Alternative open-source dashboard for the Cypress browser automation framework, featuring unlimited parallelization, recording and debugging of tests. (Source CodeMIT Typescript
  • Touca – Continuous regression testing for engineering teams. Get feedback when you write code that could break your software. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Docker/Nodejs

Static Site Generators

Static site generators generate full static HTML websites based on raw data, plain text files and a set of templates.

Please visit staticsitegenerators.netstaticgen.com

Status / Uptime pages

Uptime is a measure of system reliability, expressed as the percentage of time a machine, typically a computer, has been working and available.

Related: Monitoring

  • cState – Static status page for hyperfast Hugo. Clean design, minimal JS, super light HTML/CSS, high customization, optional admin panel, read-only API, IE8+. Best used with Netlify, Docker. (DemoSource CodeMIT Go
  • Gatus – Automated service health dashboard. (DemoApache-2.0 Docker
  • StatPing.ng – An easy to use Status Page for your websites and applications. Statping will automatically fetch the application and render a beautiful status page with tons of features for you to build an even better status page. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Docker/Go
  • Uptime Kuma – Self-hosted website monitoring tool like “Uptime Robot”. (DemoMIT Nodejs
  • Vigil – Microservices Status Page. Monitors a distributed infrastructure and sends alerts (Slack, SMS, etc.). (DemoSource CodeMPL-2.0 Rust/Docker

Task Management & To-do Lists

Task management software.

Related: Software Development – Project ManagementTicketing

AppFlowy – With AppFlowy, you can build detailed lists of to-do’s for different projects while tracking the status of each one. Open Source Notion Alternative. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Rust/Dart/Docker

Focalboard – Define, organize, track and manage work across individuals and teams (alternative to Trello, Notion, and Asana). (Source CodeClientsMIT/AGPL-3.0/Apache-2.0 Nodejs/Go

Kanbana – Create boards to track users and projects from flat markdown files (fork of Crepido). MIT Nodejs

Kanboard – Simple and open source visual task board. (Source CodeMIT PHP

Minimalist Online Markdown Editor – The simplest and slickest online Markdown editor. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs

myTinyTodo – Simple way to manage your todo list in AJAX style. Uses PHP, jQuery, SQLite/MySQL. GTD compliant. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 PHP

Nullboard – Single-page minimalist kanban board; compact, highly readable and quick to use. BSD-2-Clause Javascript

Our Shopping List – Simple shared list application. Typical uses include shopping lists of course, and any other small todo-list that needs to be used collaboratively. (DemoAGPL-3.0 Docker

Planka – Realtime kanban board for workgroups (alternative to Trello). (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Nodejs

Task Keeper – List editor for power users, backed by a self-hosted server. Apache-2.0 Scala

Tasks.md – A self-hosted, file based task management board that supports Markdown syntax. MIT Docker

Taskwarrior – Taskwarrior is Free and Open Source Software that manages your TODO list from your command line. It is flexible, fast, efficient, and unobtrusive. It does its job then gets out of your way. (Source CodeMIT C++

Tracks – Web-based application to help you implement David Allen’s Getting Things Done™ methodology. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Ruby

Vikunja – The to-do app to organize your life. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Go

Wekan – Open-source Trello-like kanban. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs


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Helpdeskbug and issue tracking software to help the tracking of user requests, bugs and missing features.

Related: Task Management & To-do ListsSoftware Development – Project Management

Bugzilla – General-purpose bugtracker and testing tool originally developed and used by the Mozilla project. MPL-2.0 Perl

django-todo – Pluggable, multi-user, multi-group, multi-list todo and ticketing system – a reusable app designed to be dropped into any existing Django project. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause Python/Django

Erxes – Marketing, sales, and customer service platform designed to help businesses attract more engaged customers. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Docker

FreeScout – Open source clone of Help Scout: email-based customer support application, help desk and shared mailbox. AGPL-3.0 PHP

GlitchTip – Open source error-tracking app. GlitchTip collects errors reported by your app. (Source CodeMIT Python

Iguana – Iguana is an open source issue management system with a kanban board. CC-BY-SA-4.0 Python/Docker

ITFlow – Client IT Documentation, Ticketing, Invoicing and Accounting Web Application for MSPs (Managed Service Providers). (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP

MantisBT – Self hosted bug tracker, fits best for software development. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 PHP

osTicket – Manage, organize and archive all your support requests and responses in one place. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP

OTOBO – Flexible web-based ticketing system used for Customer Service, Help Desk, IT Service Management. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Perl

Pachno – Bring your team together to design, build and deliver your project with a tool that works with you and your team, and adapts when you need to. (Source CodeMPL-2.0 PHP

Peppermint – A simple ticket management tool with support for logs and multi-deployment. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Docker

Request Tracker – An enterprise-grade issue tracking system. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Perl

Roundup Issue Tracker – A simple-to-use and -install issue-tracking system with command-line, web, REST, XML-RPC, and e-mail interfaces. Designed with flexibility in mind – not just another bug tracker. (Source CodeMIT/ZPL-2.0 Python

Trudesk – Trudesk is an open-source help desk/ticketing solution. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Nodejs

Zammad – Easy to use but powerful open-source support and ticketing system. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Ruby

Time Tracking

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Time-tracking software is a category of computer software that allows its users to record time spent on tasks or projects.

  • ActivityWatch – An app that automatically tracks how you spend time on your devices. (Source CodeMPL-2.0 Python
  • Kimai – Kimai is a free & open source timetracker. It tracks work time and prints out a summary of your activities on demand. (DemoSource CodeMIT PHP
  • TimeTagger – An open source time-tracker based on an interactive timeline and powerful reporting. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Python
  • Traggo – Traggo is a tag-based time tracking tool. In Traggo there are no tasks, only tagged time spans. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Docker/Go

URL Shorteners

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URL shortening is the action of shortening a URL to make it substantially shorter and still direct to the required page. Before hosting one, please see shortcomings of URL shorteners.

  • Blink – Easy-to-host, SSO-integrated, CDN-powered link shortener (+decoupled analytics) for teams. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • Easyshortener – A simple URL shortener. MIT PHP/Nodejs/Docker
  • Just Short It! – A KISS, single-user URL shortener that runs in just one container. MIT Docker
  • Kutt – A modern URL shortener with support for custom domains. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • liteshort – User-friendly, actually lightweight, and configurable URL shortener. MIT Python
  • Lstu – Lightweight URL shortener. WTFPL Perl
  • Lynx – URL shortener with many functions such as multiple accounts, ShareX support and an attractive but simple interface. (DemoSource CodeMIT Nodejs/Docker
  • Pastr – Super-minimal URL shortener and paste tool that uses a flat-file storage and has no dependencies. (DemoMIT Go
  • Shlink – URL shortener with REST API and command line interface. Includes official progressive web application and docker images. (Source CodeClientsMIT PHP
  • Short{Paste} – A Go based URL shortener, pastebin and file uploader. MIT Docker
  • Simple-URL-Shortener – KISS URL shortener, public or private (with account). Minimalist and lightweight. No dependencies. (DemoMIT PHP
  • Simply Shorten – A simple URL shortener that just shortens links. MIT Java
  • YOURLS – YOURLS is a set of PHP scripts that will allow you to run Your Own URL Shortener. Features include password protection, URL customization, bookmarklets, statistics, API, plugins, jsonp. (Source CodeMIT PHP


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virtual private network (VPN) extends a private network across a public network and enables users to send and receive data across shared or public networks as if their computing devices were directly connected to the private network.

Please visit awesome-sysadmin/VPN

Web Servers

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web server is a piece of software and underlying hardware that accepts requests via HTTP (the network protocol created to distribute web content) or its secure variant HTTPS.

Please visit awesome-sysadmin/Web


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wiki is a publication collaboratively edited and managed by its own audience directly using a web browser.

Related: Static Site Generators

See also: WikimatrixList of wiki software – WikipediaComparison of wiki software – Wikipedia

AmuseWiki – Amusewiki is based on the Emacs Muse markup, remaining mostly compatible with the original implementation. It can work as a read-only site, as a moderated wiki, or as a fully open wiki or even as a private site. (DemoSource CodeGPL-1.0 Perl/Docker

BookStack – BookStack is a simple, self-hosted, easy-to-use platform for organizing and storing information. It allows for documentation to be stored in a book like fashion. (DemoSource CodeMIT PHP

django-wiki – Wiki system with complex functionality for simple integration and a superb interface. Store your knowledge with style: Use django models. (DemoGPL-3.0 Python

Documize – Modern Docs + Wiki software with built-in workflow, single binary executable, just bring MySQL/Percona. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Go

Dokuwiki – Easy to use, lightweight, standards-compliant wiki engine with a simple syntax allowing reading the data outside the wiki. All data is stored in plain text files, therefore no database is required. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP

Gitit – Wiki program that stores pages and uploaded files in a git repository, which can then be modified using the VCS command line tools or the wiki’s web interface. GPL-2.0 Haskell

Gollum – Simple, Git-powered wiki with a sweet API and local frontend. MIT Ruby

Instiki – Instiki is a wiki clone so pretty and easy to set up, you’ll wonder if it’s really a wiki. Runs on Rails and focuses on portability and stability. (Source CodeRuby Ruby

Mediawiki – MediaWiki is a free and open-source wiki software package written in PHP. It serves as the platform for Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia projects, used by hundreds of millions of people each month. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 PHP

Mycorrhiza Wiki – Filesystem and git-based wiki engine written in Go using Mycomarkup as its primary markup language. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Go

Outline  – An open, extensible, wiki for your team. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause Nodejs

Pepperminty Wiki – Complete markdown-powered wiki contained in a single PHP file. (DemoMPL-2.0 PHP

PineDocs – Simple, fast, customizable and lightweight site for browsing files. GPL-3.0 PHP

PmWiki – Wiki-based system for collaborative creation and maintenance of websites. GPL-3.0 PHP

Raneto – Raneto is an open source Knowledgebase platform that uses static Markdown files to power your Knowledgebase. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs

TiddlyWiki – Reusable non-linear personal web notebook. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause Nodejs

Tiki – Wiki CMS Groupware with the most built-in features. (DemoSource CodeLGPL-2.1 PHP

TWiki – TWiki is a Perl-based structured wiki application, typically used to run a collaboration platform, knowledge or document management system, a knowledge base, or team portal. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 Perl

WackoWiki – WackoWiki is a light and easy to install multilingual Wiki-engine. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause PHP

Wiki.js – Modern, lightweight and powerful wiki app using Git and Markdown. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Nodejs

WiKiss – Wiki, simple to use and install. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP

Wikmd – Modern and simple file based wiki that uses Markdown and Git. MIT Python

XWiki – Second generation wiki that allows the user to extend its functionalities with a powerful extension-based architecture. (DemoSource CodeLGPL-2.1 Java

Zim – Graphical text editor used to maintain a collection of wiki pages. Each page can contain links to other pages, simple formatting and images. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Python/deb