This is a list of Free Software network services and web applications which can be hosted locally. Selfhosting is the process of locally hosting and managing applications instead of renting from SaaS providers.

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Selfhosting is the process of locally hosting and managing applications instead of renting from SaaS providers.

This is a list of Free Software network services and web applications which can be hosted locally. Non-Free software is listed on the Non-Free page.

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Web Analytics

  • AWStats - Generates web, streaming, ftp or mail server statistics graphically. (Source Code) GPLv3 Perl
  • Countly - Real time mobile & web analytics, crash reporting and push notifications platform. (Source Code) AGPLv3 Javascript
  • Druid - A distributed, column-oriented, real-time analytics data store. (Source Code) Apache Java
  • GoAccess - Real-time web log analyzer and interactive viewer that runs in a terminal. (Source Code) GPLv2 C
  • Open Web Analytics - Google Analytics and Piwik alternative. (Source Code) GPLv2 PHP
  • Piwik - Leading open-source analytics platform that gives you more than just powerful analytics. (Source Code) GPLv3 PHP
  • Serposcope - Serposcope is a free and open-source rank tracker to monitor websites ranking in Google and improve your SEO performances. (Source Code) MIT Java
  • Snowplow - Have every single event, from your websites, mobile apps, desktop applications and server-side systems, stored in your own data warehouse and available to action in real-time. (Source Code) Apache Scala
  • ThinkUp - Insights into your social networking activity on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and beyond. (Source Code) GPLv3 PHP

Business Intelligence

  • Metabase - Simple Dashboarding and GUI Query tool, Nightly Emails and Slack Integration w/ PostgreSQL, MySQL, Redshift and other DBs. (Source Code) AGPLv3 Clojure
  • Redash - connect to over 18 types of databases (SQL and "NoSQL"), query your data, visualize it and create dashboards. Everything has a URL that can be shared. Slack and HipChat integration. (Demo, Source Code) BSD Python


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  • Alltube - A web interface for youtube-dl, a program to download videos and audio from more than 100 websites. (Demo, Source Code) GPL PHP
  • AmIUnique - Learn how identifiable you are on the Internet (browser fingerprinting tool). (Source Code) MIT Java
  • - Web Automation For People And Robots - Drag, Drop, and Connect The Services You Love. (Source Code) GPLv3 Nodejs
  • CouchPotato - CouchPotato is an automatic Video Library Manager for Movies. Automatic torrent/nzb searching, downloading, and processing at the qualities you want. (Source Code) GPLv3 Python
  • Headphones - An automated music downloader for NZB and Torrent, written in Python. It supports SABnzbd, NZBget, Transmission, µTorrent, Deluge and Blackhole. GPLv3 Python
  • Healthchecks - Django app which listens for pings and sends alerts when pings are late. (Source Code) BSD Python
  • Home Assistant - An open-source home automation platform. (Demo, Source Code) MIT Python
  • homebank-converter - A web app to convert an export bank file to compatible Homebank csv. (Demo) AGPLv3 HTML5
  • Huginn - Allows you to build agents that monitor and act on your behalf. MIT Ruby
  • Http2pic - Website screenshots/renderer. It uses the wkhtmltox to render websites with various options. (Source Code) Apache 2.0 PHP/Javascript
  • 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. GPLv3 Python
  • Node RED - A browser-based flow editor that helps you wiring hardware devices, APIs and online services to create IoT solutions. (Source Code) Apache Nodejs
  • openHAB - Vendor and technology agnostic open source software for home automation. (Source Code) EPLv1 Java
  • Poffer - A tool that makes it easier to share the content you like thanks to Pocket+Buffer. (Source Code) MIT Nodejs
  • RSS-Bridge - rss-bridge is a PHP project capable of generating ATOM feeds for websites which don't have one. Public domain PHP
  • SickRage - SickRage is an automatic Video Library Manager for TV Shows. Automatic torrent/nzb searching, downloading, and processing at the qualities you want. (Source Code) GPLv3 Python
  • Sonarr - An 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 Code) GPLv3 C#
  • TriggerHappy - An opensource clone of IFTTT, a bridge between your internet services. (Source Code) BSD Python
  • WTFDYUM - Why The Fuck Did You Unfollow Me - Find out who stops following you on Twitter. (Demo, Source Code) Apache Java
  • Zenbot 3 - Zenbot is a lightweight, extendable, artificially intelligent trading bot for Bitcoin, Ether, Litecoin, and more. (Demo, Source Code) MIT Node.js

Blogging Platforms

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See also Static Site Generators, Content Management Systems and WeblogMatrix

  • Anchor CMS - Anchor is a free, lightweight, faster-than-a-bullet, simple blogging system, made for art–directed posts. (Source Code) GPLv3 PHP
  • Antville - Antville is a free, open source project aimed at the development of a high performance, feature rich weblog hosting software. (Source Code) Apache Javascript
  • Blogotext - A free blog-engine written in PHP and using SQLite. This offers you both an unmatched simplicity during installation and great performances. (Source Code) MIT PHP
  • Chyrp - An extra-awesome, extra-lightweight blog engine. MIT PHP
  • Dotclear - Take control over your blog. (Source Code) GPLv2 PHP
  • Ghost - Just a blogging platform. (Source Code) MIT Nodejs
  • Hotglue - HOTGLUE is a freehand CMS which allows to construct websites directly in a web-browser. It uses flat files for storage and provides an intuitive GUI. (Demo, Source Code) GPLv3 PHP
  • htmly - Databaseless Blogging Platform (Flat-File Blog). (Demo, Source Code) GPLv2 PHP
  • Known - A single website for all your content. (Source Code) Apache PHP
  • Noddity - It's a blog, it's a wiki, it's a fast CMS. (Source Code) WTFPL Nodejs
  • PluXml - XML-based blog/CMS platform. (Source Code) GPL PHP
  • Postleaf - An open source blogging platform with inline editing, handlebar templates, and a beautiful user interface. (Source Code) GPLv3 PHP
  • Wagtail - A Django content management system focused on flexibility and user experience. (Source Code) BSD Python
  • WordPress - Create a beautiful website or blog. (Source Code) GPLv2 PHP

Bookmarks & Link Sharing

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  • Bookie - Python based replacement. AGPLv3 Python
  • Firefox Auth Server - This project implements the core server-side API for Firefox Accounts. (Source Code) MPLv2 Nodejs
  • Firefox Content Server - Static server that hosts Firefox Account sign up, sign in, email verification, etc. flows. (Source Code) MPLv2 Java
  • Firefox Sync Server - Sync Firefox bookmarks, passwords, history, tabs, preferences. (Source Code) MPLv2 Python
  • Lobsters - Run your own link aggregation site. (Source Code) BSD Ruby
  • No Fuss Bookmarks - Very simple software and service to store bookmarks especially designed for hackers (that don't need fancy interfaces, but nice API). (Source Code) GPLv3 Python
  • Pinry - The tiling image board system for people who want to save, tag, and share images, videos, and webpages. (Source Code) BSD Python
  • - An open source, home for the best links on the web. (Source Code) MIT Nodejs
  • Shaarli - Personal, minimalist, super-fast, no-database bookmarking and link sharing plaform. (Demo) Zlib PHP
  • unmark - An open source to do app for links. (Source Code) MIT PHP

Calendar and Address Books

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Some Groupware solutions also feature calendar/address book editing and synchronization.

  • AgenDAV - Multilanguage CalDAV web client with a rich AJAX interface and shared calendars support. (Source Code) GPLv3 PHP
  • Baïkal - Lightweight CalDAV+CardDAV server. (Source Code) GPLv3 PHP
  • CalendarServer - A standards-compliant server implementing the CalDAV and CardDAV protocols. Apache Python
  • calypso - A python-based CalDAV/CardDAV server. (Source Code) GPLv3 Python
  • DAViCal - A server for calendar sharing (CalDAV). (Source Code) MIT PHP
  • ownCloud calendar - The ownCloud Calendar app enables you to create and edit events, synchronize to other calendars you might use, and create new, personalized calendars. (Source Code) AGPLv3 PHP
  • Radicale - A Simple Calendar and Contact Server. (Source Code) GPLv3 Python
  • sabre/dav - A open source CardDAV, CalDAV and WebDAV server. (Source Code) MIT PHP
  • InfCloud - An open source CalDAV/CardDAV web client implementation. (Demo, Source Code) AGPLv3 Javascript

Communication systems

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  • Actor - Actor is a fast, open source messaging platform with rich mobile and web clients. (Demo, Source Code) AGPLv3 Scala
  • Cherry - A tiny webchat server. GPLv2 Go
  • Freenet - Anonymously share files, browse and publish "freesites" (web sites accessible only through Freenet) and chat on forums. (Source Code) GPLv2 Java
  • Friends - P2P chat powered by the web. (Source Code) MIT Nodejs
  • GNUNet - Free software framework for decentralized, peer-to-peer networking. (Source Code) GPLv3 C
  • - A minimal, distraction-free chat application. (Source Code) GPLv3 Nodejs
  • - WebRTC powered video conference, chat and collaborative editor. (Source Code) AGPLv3 Nodejs
  • Jitsi Meet - Jitsi Meet is an OpenSource (MIT) WebRTC Javascript application that uses Jitsi Videobridge to provide high quality, scalable video conferences. (Source Code) MIT Javascript
  • Jitsi Video Bridge - WebRTC compatible Selective Forwarding Unit (SFU) that allows for multiuser video communication. (Source Code) Apache Java
  • Kandan - Kandan is an Open Source Alternative to HipChat. (Source Code) AGPLv3 Ruby
  • Lets-Chat - A self hosted chat suite written in Node. (Source Code) MIT Nodejs
  • Live Helper Chat - Live Support chat for your website. (Source Code) Apache PHP
  • Mattermost - Open-source, on-prem Slack-alternative. It can be integrated with Gitlab. (Source Code) AGPLv3/Apache Go
  • MiAOU - A multi-room persistent chat server. (Source Code) MIT 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. (Demo, Source Code) Apache PHP
  • Mumble - Low-latency, high quality voice/text chat software. (Source Code) BSD C++
    • Mumblecop - Stream audio from youtube and soundcloud, simulate dice rolls, or write your own commands with a simple plugin format. MIT Ruby
  • Niltalk - A simple, private, persistence-free web based multi-room chat server + client. (Source Code) AGPLv3 Go
  • Node-Chat - A not-so-basic open-source chat with admin features. MIT Nodejs
  • Pushjet - A self hosted push notification service built with a simple API making sending notifications easy. (Source Code) BSD Python
  • RetroShare - Secured and decentralized communication system. Offers decentralized chat, forums, messaging, file transfer. (Source Code) GPLv2 С++
  • Ring - Free software for universal communication which respects freedoms and privacy of its users. (Source Code) GPLv3 C++
  • Rocket.Chat - Teamchat solution similar to or Slack. (Source Code) MIT Nodejs
  • Scrollback - Embeddable cross-platform chat for communities. (Source Code) AGPLv3 Nodejs
  • Spreed - WebRTC audio/video calls, conferencing server, and web client. (Source Code) AGPLv3 Go
  • Synapse - A server for Matrix, an open standard for decentralized persistent communication. (Source Code) Apache Python
    • Matrix Console Web - A web client meant to be a showcase of Matrix capabilities, and reference implementation of the Matrix standard. (Source Code) Apache Javascript
    • Vector - A glossy Matrix web client with an emphasis on performance and usability. (Source Code) Apache Javascript
  • Syndie - Syndie is a libre system for operating distributed forums. CC0 Java
  • TextBelt - An outgoing SMS API that uses carrier-specific gateways to deliver your text messages for free, and without ads. MIT Javascript
  • Tox - A distributed, secure messenger with audio and video chat capabilities. (Source Code) GPLv3 C
  • Tuber - Peer-to-peer video chat that works. (Source Code) MIT Javascript
  • Zulip - Zulip is a powerful, open source group chat application. (Source Code) Apache/Other Python


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Complete solutions

simple deployment of a mail server, e.g. for inexperienced or impatient admins.

  • Citadel - Feature packed, easy, versatile, and powerful mail server, thanks to exclusive "rooms" based architecture. (Source Code) GPLv3 C
  • iRedMail - Full-featured mail server solution based on Postfix and Dovecot. (Source Code) GPLv3 Shell
  • Mailcow - Mail server suite based on Dovecot, Postfix and other open source software, that provides a modern Web UI for administration. (Source Code) GPLv2 PHP
  • Mail-in-a-Box - Turns any Ubuntu server into a fully functional mail server with one command. (Source Code) CC0 Shell
  • Modoboa - Modoboa is a mail hosting and management platform including a modern and simplified Web User Interface. (Source Code) MIT Python

Mail Transfer Agents

MTAs / SMTP servers

  • Courier MTA - Fast, scalable, enterprise mail/groupware server providing ESMTP, IMAP, POP3, webmail, mailing list, basic web-based calendaring and scheduling services. (Source Code) GPLv3 C
  • Exim - Message transfer agent (MTA) developed at the University of Cambridge. (Source Code) GPLv3 C
  • Haraka - A high-performance, pluginable SMTP server written in Javascript. (Source Code) MIT Javascript
  • 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 Code) MIT 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
  • OpenSMTPD - Secure SMTP server implementation from the OpenBSD project. (Source Code) ISC C
  • Postfix - Fast, easy to administer, and secure Sendmail replacement. IPL C
  • Qmail - Secure Sendmail replacement. (Source Code) CC0 C
  • Sendmail - Message transfer agent (MTA). SENDMAIL C
  • Slimta - Mail Transfer Library built on Python. (Source Code) MIT Python

Mail Delivery Agents

MDAs - IMAP/POP3 software

  • Cyrus IMAP/POP3 - Intended to be run on sealed servers, where normal users are not permitted to log in. (Source Code) BSD C
  • Dovecot - IMAP and POP3 server written primarily with security in mind. (Source Code) MIT/LGPLv2 C
  • Piler - feature rich open source email archiving solution. (Source Code) GPLv3 C

Mailing lists and Newsletters

Mailing lists servers and mass mailing software - one message to many recipients.

  • Dada Mail - A web-based list management system that can be used for announcement lists and/or discussion lists. (Source Code) GPLv2 Perl
  • Mailman - The Gnu mailing list server. GPL Python
  • Mailtrain - self hosted newsletter application built on Node.js (v5+) and MySQL (v5.5+ or MariaDB). (Source Code) GPLv3 Nodejs
  • MailyHerald - Self-hosted Mailchimp alternative that you can easily integrate with your site. Helps you send and manage your application mailings. It support email marketing and conducting the daily stream of notifications you send to your users. (Source Code) LGPLv3 Ruby
  • Mautic - Mautic is marketing automation software (email, social & more). (Source Code) GPLv3 PHP
  • phpList - Newsletter and email marketing with advanced management of subscribers, bounces, and plugins. (Source Code) AGPLv3 PHP
  • Sympa - A mailing list manager. GPLv2 Perl

Webmail clients


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IRC communication software


SIP telephony software

  • Asterisk - An easy to use but advanced IP PBX system, VoIP gateway and conference server. GPLv2 C
  • FreeSWITCH - Scalable open source cross-platform telephony platform. (Source Code) MPLv2 C
  • Kamailio - Modular SIP server (registrar/proxy/router/etc). (Source Code) GPLv2 C
  • Ostel - Secure SIP telephony setup with ZRTP encryption. GPLv3 Ruby


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IPBX telephony software

  • Elastix - Unified communications server software based on Asterisk. (Source Code) GPLv2 PHP
  • Freepbx - Web-based open source GUI that controls and manages Asterisk. (Source Code) GPLv2 PHP
  • Kazoo - KAZOO is an open-source, highly scalable software platform designed to provide carrier-grade VoIP switch functions and features. (Source Code) MPLv1.1 Erlang
  • XiVO - Unified communications server software based on Asterisk. (Source Code) GPLv3 Python

Social Networks and Forums

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  • Abilian SBE - Open Source Collaboration and Social Networking framework & platform. LGPLv2 Python
  • Anahita - Open Source Social Networking Framework & Platform. (Source Code) GPLv3 PHP
  • Bootcamp - An enterprise social network. (Source Code) MIT Python
  • 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 Code) Apache Java
  • BuddyPress - A powerful plugin that takes your powered site beyond the blog with social-network features like user profiles, activity streams, user groups, and more. (Source Code) GPLv2 PHP
  • diaspora* - Distributed social networking server. (Demo, Source Code) AGPLv3 Ruby
  • Discourse - Advanced forum / community solution based on Ruby and JS. (Source Code) GPLv2 Ruby
  • Elgg - A powerful open source social networking engine. (Source Code) GPLv2 PHP
  • Flarum - Delightfully simple forums. Flarum is the next-generation forum software that makes online discussion fun again. (Source Code) MIT 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 Code) BSD Python
  • FluxBB - Fast, light, user-friendly forum software for your website. (Source Code) GPLv2 PHP
  • Friendica - Social Communication Server. (Source Code) AGPLv3 PHP
  • GNU social - Social communication software for both public and private communications. (Source Code) AGPLv3 PHP
  • Hubzilla - Independent general-purpose websites that not only connect with their associated members and viewers, but also connect together. MIT PHP
  • HumHub - A flexible kit for private social networks. (Source Code) AGPLv3 PHP
  • Isso - A lightweight commenting server written in Python and Javascript. It aims to be a drop-in replacement for Disqus. (Source Code) MIT Python
  • Jappix - Jappix is an open social platform, that let's you easily get or keep in touch with everyone. (Source Code) AGPLv3 PHP
  • Loomio - Loomio is a collaborative decision-making tool that makes it easy for anyone to participate in decisions which affect them. (Source Code) AGPLv3 Ruby
  • Movim - A brand new social network, full of awesome features in a modern and smart interface. (Source Code) AGPLv3 PHP
  • MyBB - Free, extensible forum software package. (Source Code) LGPLv3 PHP
  • Newebe - A Distributed Social Network. (Source Code) AGPLv3 Python
  • NodeBB - Node.js based forum software built for the modern web. (Source Code) GPLv3 Nodejs
  • 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 Code) GPLv2 PHP
  • Oxwall - Oxwall is used for a wide range of projects starting from family sites and custom social networks to collaboration tools and enterprise community solutions. (Source Code) CPALv1 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 Code) GPLv2 PHP
  • PPnet - Create and host your own social network. MIT Javascript
  • - Stream server that does most of what people really want from a social network. (Source Code) Apache Nodejs
  • Reddit - Social networking and news website where registered community members can submit content. (Demo, Source Code) CPALv1 Python
  • RedMatrix - Complete decentralised publishing, sharing, and communications system. MIT PHP
  • Telescope - An open-source social news app built with Meteor. (Demo, Source Code) MIT Nodejs
  • twister - Fully decentralized P2P microblogging platform leveraging the free software implementations of Bitcoin and BitTorrent protocols. (Source Code) BSD/MIT C++
  • Vanilla Forums - Simple and flexible forum software. (Source Code) GPLv2 PHP


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Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol software

XMPP Servers

XMPP Web Clients

Conference Management

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Content Management Systems (CMS)

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CMS are a practical way to setup a website with many features. CMS often come with third party plugins, themes and functionality that is easy to add and customize to your needs. See also Blogging Platforms and Static Site Generators

  • Apostrophe 2 - A node.js CMS with a focus on extensible in-context editing tools. (Demo, Source Code) MIT Nodejs
  • Baun - A modern, lightweight, extensible CMS for PHP. (Source Code) MIT PHP
  • BigTree CMS - Straightforward, well documented, and capable written with PHP and MySQL. (Source Code) LGPLv2 PHP
  • CMS Made Simple - Open source content management system, faster and easier management of website contents, scalable for small businesses to large corporations. (Source Code) GPL PHP
  • Concrete 5 CMS - An open source content management system. (Source Code) MIT PHP
  • CouchCMS - Simple Open-Source CMS for designers. (Source Code) CPALv1 PHP
  • Directus - Directus is a powerful and intuitive headless CMS for managing SQL databases with custom architectures. Built around a robust and extensible API, this decoupled content management framework is perfect for websites, apps, or multi-client projects. (Source Code) GPL PHP
  • Drupal - Advanced open source content management platform. (Source Code) GPL PHP
  • eLabFTW - An 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…. (Demo, Source Code) AGPLv3 PHP
  • GetSimple CMS - The Simplest Content Management System. Ever. (Source Code) GPLv3 PHP
  • ImpressPages CMS - Easy code meets easy admin. (Demo, Source Code) GPLv3/MIT PHP
  • Joomla! - Advanced Content Management System (CMS). (Source Code) GPL PHP
  • KeystoneJS - Node.js CMS & Web Application Platform. (Demo, Source Code) MIT Nodejs
  • MODX - MODX is an advanced content management and publishing platform. The current version is called 'Revolution'. (Source Code) GPLv2 PHP
  • Neos - Neos or TYPO3 Neos (for version 1) is a modern, open source CMS based on the Flow framework. (Source Code) GPLv3 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 inteligence for solidarity economy in the same system. (Source Code) AGPLv3 Ruby
  • october - Free, open-source, self-hosted CMS platform based on the Laravel PHP Framework. (Source Code) MIT PHP
  • 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. (Demo, Source Code) GPLv3 PHP
  • Pagekit - A new modern CMS to create and share. (Source Code) MIT PHP
  • Pico - A stupidly simple, blazing fast, flat file CMS. (Source Code) MIT PHP
  • Pimcore - Multi-Channel Experience and Engagement Management Platform. (Source Code) BSD PHP
  • Plone - Powerful open-source CMS system. (Source Code) Zope Python
  • ProcessWire - ProcessWire is an open source content management system (CMS) and web application framework aimed at the needs of designers, developers and their clients. (Source Code) MPLv2 PHP
  • Publify - A simple but full featured web publishing software. (Demo, Source Code) MIT Ruby
  • Redaxscript - Ultra lightweight CMS for MySQL, SQLite and PostgreSQL. (Demo, Source Code) GPLv3 PHP
  • Roadiz - Modern CMS based on a node system which can handle many types of services. (Source Code) MIT PHP
  • SilverStripe - Easy to use CMS with powerful MVC framework underlying. (Demo, Source Code) BSD PHP
  • Sphido - A fast, lightweight, flat file CMS for PHP. (Source Code) MIT PHP
  • SPIP - Publication system for the Internet aimed at collaborative work, multilingual environments, and simplicity of use for web authors. (Source Code) GPLv2 PHP
  • Subrion - Subrion is a free open source content management system that allows you to build websites for any purpose. Yes, from blog to corporate mega portal. (Demo, Source Code) GPLv3 PHP
  • Textpattern - A flexible, elegant and easy-to-use CMS. (Demo, Source Code) GPLv2 PHP
  • TYPO3 - A powerful and advanced CMS with a large community. (Source Code) GPLv2 PHP
  • Umbraco - The friendly CMS. Free and open source with an amazing community. (Source Code) MIT .NET
  • WordPress - The worlds most-used blogging and CMS engine. (Source Code) GPLv2 PHP

Recipe management

  • OpenEats - A recipe management site that allows users to create, store, share and rate recipes, create grocery lists, and more. (Source Code) BSD Python



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Document Archiving

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  • CUPS - The Common Unix Print System uses Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) to support printing to local and network printers. (Source Code) GPLv2 C
  • Paperless - Scan, index, and archive all of your paper documents. GPLv3 Python
  • SANE Network Scanning - allow remote clients to access image acquisition devices (scanners) available on the local host. (Source Code) GPLv2 C

Enterprise Resource Planning

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Federated Identity/Authentication

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Feed Readers

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  • CommaFeed - Google Reader inspired self-hosted RSS reader. (Source Code) Apache Java
  • Creaky Coot - Minimalist and responsive RSS reader and links saver. (Source Code) MIT PHP
  • Feedbin - A simple, fast and nice looking RSS reader. (Source Code) MIT Ruby
  • FeedHQ - FeedHQ is a web-based feed reader. (Source Code) BSD Python
  • FreshRSS - A self-hostable RSS feed aggregator. (Demo, Source Code, Mobile app) AGPLv3 PHP
  • JARR - JARR (Just Another RSS Reader) is a web-based news aggregator and reader. (Demo, Source Code) AGPLv3 Python
  • Kriss Feed - A simple and smart (or stupid) feed reader. (Demo, Source Code) CC0 PHP
  • Leed - Leed (for Light Feed) is a Free and minimalist RSS aggregator. (Source Code) CCBYNCSAv2 PHP
  • Leselys - Your very elegant RSS reader. AGPLv3 Python
  • Lite-Reader - Read your feeds on your own machine with a simple and lite application. (Source Code) BSD PHP
  • Moonmoon - simple feed agregator (planet like): it only aggregates feeds and spits them out in one single page. (Source Code) BSD PHP
  • Miniflux - Miniflux is a minimalist and open source news reader. (Source Code) AGPLv3 PHP
  • NewsBlur - NewsBlur is a personal news reader that brings people together to talk about the world. A new sound of an old instrument. (Source Code) MIT Python
  • Nunux Reader - A simple, fast and reactive RSS reader. (Source Code) GPLv3 Nodejs
  • Reader-Self - Self-hosted rss reader (php / mysql or sqlite) - Google Reader alternative. (Source Code) GPLv3 PHP
  • RSS2EMail - Fetches RSS/Atom-feeds and pushes new Content to any email-reciever, supports OPML. (Source Code) GPLv2 Python
  • RSS Monster - RSS Monster is an easy to use web-based RSS aggregator and reader compatible with the Fever API, created as an alternative for Google Reader. MIT PHP
  • Screaming Liquid Tiger - Simple script to automatically generate valid RSS and Atom feeds from a list of media files in the same folder. MIT PHP
  • Selfoss - The new multipurpose rss reader, live stream, mashup, aggregation web application. (Source Code) AGPLv3 PHP
  • Stringer - A work-in-progress self-hosted, anti-social RSS reader. MIT Ruby
  • Tiny Tiny RSS - Open source web-based news feed (RSS/Atom) reader and aggregator. (Demo) GPLv3 PHP

File Sharing and Synchronization

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Some Groupware solutions also feature file sharing and synchronization.

Distributed filesystems

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File transfer/synchronization

  • Git Annex - File synchronization between computers, servers, external drives. (Source Code) GPLv3 Haskell
  • Kinto - Kinto is a minimalist JSON storage service with synchronisation and sharing abilities. (Source Code) Apache Python
  • Nextcloud - Access & share your files, calendars, contacts, mail & more from any device, on your terms. (Source Code) MIT PHP
  • OpenSSH/SFTP - Secure File Transfer Program. (Source Code) BSD C
  • ownCloud - All-in-one solution for saving, synchronizing, viewing, editing and sharing files, calendars, address books and more. (Source Code) AGPLv3 PHP
  • Pydio - Turn any web server into a powerful file management system and an alternative to mainstream cloud storage providers. (Source Code) AGPLv3 PHP
  • 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 Code) GPLv3 C
  • Seafile - File hosting and sharing solution primary for teams and organizations. (Demo, Source Code) GPLv2 C
  • SparkleShare - Self hosted, instant, secure file sync. (Source Code) GPLv3 C#
  • Syncany - Secure file sync software for arbitrary storage backends - An open-source cloud storage and filesharing application. Securely synchronize your files to any kind of storage. GPLv3 Java
  • Syncthing - Syncthing is an open source peer-to-peer file synchronisation tool. (Source Code) MPLv2 Go
  • Unison - Unison is a file-synchronization tool for OSX, Unix, and Windows. GPLv3 OCaml
  • Z-Push - An implementation of Microsoft’s ActiveSync protocol. (Source Code) AGPLv3 PHP

Peer-to-peer filesharing

  • FilePizza - Peer-to-peer file transfers in your browser. (Source Code) BSD Nodejs
  • FileTea - Anonymous, volatile file sharing: does not store any file on server. Bridges a download to the recipient’s browser with an upload from the source’s browser. (Source Code) AGPLv3 C
  • - Streaming file transfer over WebTorrent. (Demo) MIT Nodejs
  • Opentracker - Open and free bittorrent tracker. It aims for minimal resource usage and is intended to run at your wlan router. (Source Code) Beerware C
  • rartracker - Complete private bittorrent tracker. WTFPL PHP
  • ShareFest - Web based p2p file sharing built on WebRTC Data Channels API. (Demo) Apache Nodejs

Single-click/drag-n-drop upload

  • BoZoN - Minimalist Drag & drop file sharing app. AGPLv3 PHP
  • Coquelicot - Coquelicot is a “one-click” file sharing web application with a focus on protecting users’ privacy. (Source Code) AGPLv3 Ruby
  • Dropcenter - Upload files by simple drag-n-drop. (Source Code) CCBYNCSAv3 PHP
  • droppy - droppy is a self-hosted cloud server with an interface similar to desktop file managers and has capabilites to edit files on-the-fly as well as view and playback media directly in the browser. (Demo) BSD Nodejs
  • FileShelter - FileShelter is a self-hosted software that allows you to easily share files over the Internet. (Demo) GPLv3 C++
  • - is a secure image hosting. Images are encrypted using AES-256 with random key in browser before upload. GPLv3 Nodejs
  • - is a o distributed image hosting website. (Source Code) AGPLv3 PHP
  • Jirafeau - Jirafeau is a web site permitting to upload a file in a simple way and give an unique link to it. (Demo) AGPLv3 PHP
  • Jyraphe - Jyraphe is a web application of file repository, easy to install and easy to use. (Source Code) AGPLv3 PHP
  • linx - File sharing application and pastebin with API, auto-expiry, deletion keys, and web seed support. (Demo) GPLv3 Go
  • lufi - Let's Upload that FIle, client-side encrypted. (Demo, Source Code) AGPLv3 Perl
  • lutim - Let's Upload That Image. AGPLv3 Perl
  • Mediacrush - A website you can upload images, audio, and video to, and receive a link to share it with your friends. MIT Python
  • Minio - Store photos, videos, VMs, containers, log files, or any blob of data as objects. (Source Code) Apache Go
  • Nimbus - A drag-and-drop shortlink file sharer for OS X. MIT Python
  • OnionShare - Securely and anonymously share a file of any size. GPLv2 Python
  • PictShare - PictShare is a multi lingual, open source image hosting service with a simple resizing and upload API. (Demo, Source Code) Apache PHP
  • Plik - Plik is a scalable & friendly temporary file upload system ( wetransfer like ). (Demo) MIT Go
  • Pomf - Simple file uploading and sharing, source for the now shut down site MIT PHP
  • ProjectSend - Upload files and assign them to specific clients you create. Give access to those files to your clients. (Source Code) GPLv2 PHP
  • - Easy file sharing from the command line. (Demo, Source Code) MIT Go
  • Uguu - Stores files and deletes after X amount of time. (Source Code) MIT PHP
  • Up1 - A Client-side Encrypted Image Host. (Demo) MIT Nodejs
  • uPste - A private file hosting application with an emphasis on serving technology communities. (Source Code) AGPLv3 PHP
  • YouTransfer - YouTransfer is a simple but elegant self-hosted file transfer & sharing solution. (Demo, Source Code) Apache Nodejs

Web based file managers

  • 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 Code) Unlicense HTML
  • DirectoryLister - A simple PHP based directory lister that lists a directory and all it's sub-directories and allows you to navigate there within. (Source Code) MIT PHP
  • Encode Explorer - Encode Explorer is a single page file browser, it is simple and functional. (Demo, Source Code) MIT PHP
  • explorer - Highly-configurable directory listing made with nodejs. (Source Code) MIT Nodejs
  • eXtplorer - A PHP and Javascript based File Manager. (Source Code) MPLv1.1/GPLv2 PHP
  • goBrowser - Simple http file browser. (Source Code) GPLv3 Go
  • h5ai - Modern file indexer for HTTP web servers with focus on your files. Directories are displayed in a appealing way and browsing them is enhanced by different views, a breadcrumb and a tree overview. (Demo, Source Code) MIT PHP
  • Monsta FTP - Open source PHP/Ajax cloudware that puts FTP file management right in your browser, anywhere, any time. (Demo, Source Code) GPLv3 PHP
  • ResourceSpace - ResourceSpace open source digital asset management software is the simple, fast, & free way to organise your digital assets. (Demo, Source Code) BSD/Other PHP
  • - 2 panel file manager with drag and drop features, code editor, text search, hotkeys. (Demo, Source Code) GPLv3 Python


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  • 0hh1 - A lovely little logic game by Q42. (Demo) MIT HTML5
  • A Dark Room - A minimalist text adventure game for your browser. (Demo) MPLv2 HTML5
  • Agar.IO Clone - clone written with Socket.IO and HTML5 canvas. MIT Nodejs
  • Clumsy Bird - A MelonJS port of the famous Flappy Bird Game. (Demo) MIT Nodejs
  • Cubiks-2048 - Clone of 2048 game in 3D. (Demo) CCBYNCv4 HTML5
  • Hextris - Fast paced HTML5 puzzle game inspired by Tetris. (Demo) GPLv3 HTML5
  • Posio - A geography multiplayer game. (Demo) MIT Python
  • TournamentMango - TournamentMango is an open source tournament bracket and user management system. You can build an archive of players and keep track of all their scores over time as well as their regular characters, games, and aliases. (Source Code) MIT Javascript


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  • GateOne - Gate One is an HTML5 web-based terminal emulator and SSH client. (Source Code) AGPLv3 Python
  • Guacamole - Guacamole is a clientless remote desktop gateway. It supports standard protocols like VNC and RDP. (Source Code) Apache Java/C
  • oneye - Cloud software to access your data from everywhere with any browser. (Demo, Source Code) AGPLv3 PHP
  • OS.js - A desktop implementation for your browser with a fully-fledged window manager, Application APIs, GUI toolkits and filesystem abstraction. (Demo, Source Code) BSD Nodejs


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  • Citadel - Groupware including email, calendar/scheduling, address books, forums, mailing lists, IM, wiki and blog engines, RSS aggregation and more. (Source Code) GPLv3 C
  • Cozy Cloud - A personal cloud where you can read your emails or manage and sync your contact, files or calendars, with an app store full of community contributions. (Source Code) GPLv3 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 Code) GPLv2 PHP
  • Horde - The Horde Project is about creating high quality Open Source applications and libraries, based on PHP and the Horde Framework. (Demo, Source Code) GPLv2 PHP
  • Kolab - Kolab community is a unified communication and collaboration system. (Source Code) Multiple C++/Python/PHP
  • Kopano - Groupware suite including e-mail, calendars, tasks, todos and notes. Featuring a modern WebApp, DeskApp and mobile access over Z-Push/ActiveSync. (Demo, Source Code) AGPLv3 C/Python/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. (Demo, Source Code) Apache Python
  • 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 Code) Apache 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. (Demo, Source Code) GPLv1/LGPLv2 Objective-C
  • Tine 2.0 - Contacts, Calendar, Tasks, WebDAV, ActiveSync, VOIP, Mail-Client, CRM, Sales, Projects, Timetracker. (Demo, Source Code) AGPLv3/Other PHP
  • Zimbra Collaboration - Email, calendar, collaboration server with web interface and lots of integrations. (Source Code) GPLv2/CPALv1 Java

Learning and Courses

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  • Chamilo LMS - Chamilo LMS allows you to create a virtual campus for the provision of online or semi-online training. (Source Code) GPLv3 PHP
  • edX - The Open edX platform is open-source code that powers (Source Code) AGPLv3 Python
  • lxHive - Open Source ExperienceAPI compliant Learning Record Store (LRS) - previously code-named TinCanAPI. (Source Code) GPLv3 PHP
  • Mahara - Open Source fully featured web application to build students electronic portfolio. (Source Code) GPLv3 PHP
  • Moodle - Moodle is a learning and courses platform with one of the largest open source communities worldwide. (Demo, Source Code) GPL PHP
  • RELATE - RELATE is a web-based courseware package, includes features such as: flexible rules, statistics, multi-course support, class calender. (Source Code) MIT Python
  • Sakai - The Sakai project provides a flexible and feature-rich environment for teaching, learning, research and other collaboration. (Demo, Source Code) ECLv2 Java
  • SchoolTool - SchoolTool is free administrative software for schools. It includes demographics, gradebook, attendance, calendaring, reporting and more for primary and secondary schools. (Source Code) GPLv2 Python

Maps & GPS

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  • Graphhopper - Fast routing library and server using OpenStreetMap. (Source Code) Apache Java
  • MapBBCodeShare - Tool for sharing custom OSM maps. Support for annotated markers, polygons, lines, multi-format import/export, multiple layers, shortlinks. (Demo) WTFPL/Other PHP
  • OpenGTS - Entry-level fleet tracking system. Supports variety of tracking devices and protocols. Comes with rich web-interface and reporting features. (Demo, Source Code) Apache Java
  • Openstreetmap - OpenStreetMap is a map of the world, created by people like you and free to use under an open license. (Source Code) GPLv2 Ruby
  • 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. (Demo, Source Code) Apache Java
  • uMap - Create maps with OpenStreetMap layers in a minute and embed them in your site. (Source Code) WTFPL Python

Media Streaming

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See also,

Audio Streaming

  • Airtime - Simple, open source platform that lets you broadcast streaming radio on the web. (Source Code) AGPLv3 PHP
  • Ampache - A web based audio/video streaming application. (Demo, Source Code) AGPLv3 PHP
  • CherryMusic - Minimalistic Web-Mediaplayer. (Source Code) GPLv3 Python
  • cloudtunes - Web-based music player for the cloud. MIT Python
  • GNU FM - Running music community websites, alternative to (Source Code) AGPLv3 PHP
  • Groove Basin - A music player server with a web-based user interface inspired by Amarok 1.4. (Source Code) 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 Code) GPLv2 C
  • koel - A personal music streaming server that works. (Source Code) MIT PHP
  • Libresonic - Open-source web-based media streamer and jukebox. A fork of Subsonic's last open-source release, before it switched licenses. GPLv3 Java
  • Mopidy - Extensible music server. Offers a superset of the mpd API, as well as integration with 3rd party services like Spotify, SoundCloud etc. (Source Code) Apache Python
  • Moped - Responisve HTML5 + Javascript client for the Mopidy music server. MIT HTML5
  • Mopidy MusicBox - Web Client for Mopidy Music Server. Apache HTML5
  • Mopidy-Party - Mopidy web extension designed for party! Let your guests manage the sound. Apache Python
  • mpd - Daemon to remotely play music, stream music, handle and organize playlists. Many clients available. GPLv2 C++
  • ympd - Standalone MPD Web GUI written in C, utilizing Websockets and Bootstrap/JS. (Source Code) GPLv2 C
  • Sonerezh - A self-hosted, web-based application for stream your music, everywhere. (Demo, Source Code) GPLv3 PHP

Video Streaming

  • CyTube - CyTube is a web application providing media synchronization, chat, and more for an arbitrary number of channels. (Demo) MIT Nodejs
  • Emby - A home media server built using other popular open source technologies. (Source Code) GPLv2 C#
  • Flumotion - A streaming media server with intuitive graphical administration tools. (Source Code) LGPLv2 Python
  • Hellowlol HTPC Manager fork - A fully responsive interface to manage all your favorite media on your HTPC. (Source Code) MIT Python
  • 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 Code) GPLv2 C
  • MistServer - A streaming media server that works well in any streaming environment. (Source Code) AGPLv3 C++
  • Odd Networks - Open source video management system (VMS) and API for collections and videos with supporting SDKs for Roku, Apple iOS/tvOS, Google Android, and Amazon FireTV. (Source Code) MIT Nodejs
  • ReadyMedia - A simple media server software, with the aim of being fully compliant with DLNA/UPnP-AV clients. GPLv2 C
  • Restreamer - Restreamer allows you to do h.264 real-time video streaming on your website without a streaming provider. (Source Code) Apache Nodejs
  • 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. GPLv3 C
  • Streama - Self-hosted Netflix alternative. MIT Java
  • Zoneminder - Closed-circuit television (CCTV) software application which supports IP, USB and Analog cameras. GPLv2 PHP


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  • COPS - A lightweight e-book server alternative to Calibre content server or Calibre2OPDS. (Demo, Source Code) GPLv2 PHP
  • CrushPaper - Research the web for relevant sources, save quotations from them to CrushPaper and then combine them with your own insights into a paper. (Source Code) AGPLv3 Java
  • DomainMOD - An 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. (Demo, Source Code) GPLv3 PHP
  • EasyBook Project - Book publishing as easy as it should be. (Source Code) MIT PHP
  • Flox - Self hosted movie watch list with a rating based on a 3-point system for good, medium and bad. (Demo) MIT PHP
  • 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. (Demo, Source Code) GPLv2 OCAML
  • King Phisher - King Phisher is a tool for testing and promoting user awareness by simulating real world phishing attacks. BSD Python
  • Mindmaps - An open source, offline capable, mind mapping application. (Demo) AGPLv3 HTML5
  • Musical Artifacts - Helping to catalog, preserve and free the artifacts you need to produce music. (Source Code) MIT Ruby
  • Skygear - A complete backend server for web, mobile and iOT applcations. (Demo, Source Code) Apache Go
  • Ulterius - Ulterius is an open-source remote desktop software with lots of awesome functions. (Demo, Source Code) MPLv2 C#
  • visualCaptcha - A configurable captcha solution, focusing on accessibility & simplicity whilst maintaining security. (Demo, Source Code) MIT PHP/Nodejs/Ruby/Python
  • webtrees - webtrees is the web's leading on-line collaborative genealogy application. (Demo, Source Code) GPLv3 PHP

Money, Budgeting and Management

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  • Benedetto - Bennedetto is a simple, turn-based budget management app. GPLv3 Python
  • Budget App - Budget App is an open source personal budgeting application. (Demo, Source Code) Apache Java
  • Dot Ledger - A web-based personal finance management tool. (Demo, Source Code) Apache Ruby
  • Economizzer - Economizzer is a simple and open source personal finance manager system, available in English, Brazilian, Portuguese and Russian. (Source Code) MIT PHP
  • ExMoney - A [work-in-progress] self-hosted personal finance app. ISC Elixir
  • Firefly III - Firefly III is a financial manager. It helps you keeping track of your money and make budget forecasts. It supports credit cards, shared household accounts and savings accounts. Very modern, it's powered by Laravel and requires PHP7. (Demo, Source Code) CCBYSAv4 PHP
  • Galette - Galette is a membership management web application towards non profit organizations. (Source Code) GPLv3 PHP
  • GRR - Assets management and booking for small/medium companies. (Source Code) GPLv2 PHP
  • Hospital Run - Hospital Run is offline enabled hospital management software. (Source Code, Demo) GPLv3 Nodejs
  • Inventaire - Collaborative resources mapper project, while yet only focused on exploring books mapping with wikidata and ISBNs. (Source Code) AGPLv3 Nodejs
  • Invoice Ninja - A powerful tool to invoice clients online. (Demo, Source Code) AAL PHP
  • InvoicePlane - Manage quotes, invoices, payments and customers for your small business. (Demo, Source Code) MIT PHP
  • IHateMoney - Manage your shared expenses, easily. (Source Code) BSD Python
  • Koha - Fully featured, scalable library management system (integrated library system - ILS). (Source Code) GPLv3 Perl
  • 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. (Demo, Source Code) GPLv3 PHP
  • StockazNG - Asset Management System. MIT Python
  • Tryton - Core base of a complete business solution (ERP). (Demo admin/admin, Source Code) GPLv3 Python


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Note-taking & Editors

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  • dillinger - The last Markdown editor, ever. (Source Code) MIT Nodejs
  • Guacamoly - Personal notes stream with Markdown support. (Source Code) MIT Nodejs
  • Jotter - Jotter is a lightweight, no database, powerful web notebook that lets you create and manage notes online safely, quickly & easily. (Demo) LGPLv3 PHP
  • Laverna - Laverna is a Javascript note taking application with Markdown editor and encryption support. Consider it like open source alternative to Evernote. (Demo, Source Code) MPLv2 Nodejs
  • Leanote - Leanote, Not Just A Notepad! Open source cloud notepad. (Demo, Source Code) GPLv2 Go
  • Markdown Edit - Online markdown editor/viewer. (Source Code) MIT HTML5
  • minimalist-web-notepad - A minimalist clone. Apache PHP
  • notes - Simple script for personal notes with a single page with a WYSIWYG Editor. GPLv3 PHP
  • OpenNote - OpenNote was built to be an open web-based alternative to Microsoft OneNote (T) and EverNote. (Demo) MIT HTML5
  • Paperwork - OpenSource note-taking & archiving alternative to Evernote, Microsoft OneNote & Google Keep. (Source Code) MIT PHP
  • ShareLaTex - A web-based collaborative LaTeX editor. (Source Code) AGPLv3 Ruby
  • Turtl - A totally private personal database and note taking app. (Source Code) GPLv3 CommonLisp

Office Suites

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  • EtherCalc - Web spreadsheet. (Source Code) CPALv1/Other Nodejs
  • EtherDraw - An intuitive collaborative drawing web based tool. (Demo) Apache Nodejs
  • Etherpad - Etherpad is a highly customizable Open Source online editor providing collaborative editing in really real-time. (Demo, Source Code) Apache Nodejs
  • Infinoted - A server for Gobby, a multi-platform collaborative text editor. (Source Code) MIT C++
  • ONLYOFFICE - An office suite that enables you to manage documents, projects, team and customer relations in one place. (Source Code) AGPLv3 Nodejs
  • ownCloud documents - Collaborative editing and sharing of rich-text documents. (Source Code) AGPLv3 PHP
  • PHPOffice - PHPOffice contains libraries which permits to write and read files from most office suites. LGPLv3 PHP
  • WebODF - Tools and libraries to view and edit Open Document Format (ODF) files. (Source Code) AGPLv3 HTML5

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  • 0bin - Client side encrypted pastebin. WTFPL Python
  • CoderVault - An Open Source, Self-Hosted, Snippet Manager. (Source Code) MIT Ruby
  • cryptonote - A simple open source web application that lets users encrypt and share messages that can only be read once. (Source Code) BSD Ruby
  • CryptPad - CryptPad is the zero knowledge realtime collaborative editor. (Source Code) AGPLv3 Nodejs
  • EdPaste - Self-hosted pastebin written in Laravel (PHP Framework). (Demo) MIT PHP
  • gist - GIST is an open-source application to share code. GPLv3 PHP
  • hastebin - Open source pastebin written in node.js. (Demo, Source Code) MIT Nodejs
  • localpaste - Simple python based pastebin you can run locally, with curl for input. Supports RAW text by default and binary data such as images (no extensions on returned url). GPLv2 Python
  • mojopaste - Perl based pastebin. (Demo, Source Code) ARTv2 Perl
  • NoteHub - Free and Hassle-free Pastebin for Markdown Pages. Simple, clean, password provided, generated-short link. (Demo, Source Code) MIT Nodejs
  • Paste - Paste is forked from the original source used before it was bought. (Demo, Source Code) GPLv3 PHP
  • Pastebin - Modern self-hosted pastebin service with a restful API. (Demo, Source Code) MIT Go
  • Pastedown - Self-hosted pastebin server. It is meant to handle Markdown well, but it also works with code snippets (and does syntax highlighting). (Source Code) MIT Go
  • pb - Lightweight pastebin (and url shortener) built using flask. (Demo) GPLv3 Python
  • pbnh - Pastebin inspired from project pb and hastebin, with an API and a SQL-based backend. MIT Python
  • Phaste - A Phalcon-based, MySQL pastebin application with privacy-respecting Piwik integration and syntax highlighting. (Source Code) AGPLv3 PHP
  • PrivateBin - PrivateBin is a minimalist, opensource online pastebin/discussion board where the server has zero knowledge of hosted data. (Demo, Source Code) Zlib PHP
  • snipt - Long-term memory for coders. Share and store code snippets. (Source Code) BSD Python
  • Sticky Notes - A powerful open-source pastebin application for effortless code sharing. (Source Code) BSD PHP
  • Stikked - An advanced and beautiful pastebin. GPLv3 PHP
  • tastebin - Updated version of hastebin plus additional features. Apache Nodejs

Personal Dashboards

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  • Dashing - Sinatra based, open sourced dashboard builder from Shopify. (Demo, Source Code) MIT Ruby
  • Dj Diabetes - My Glucose Manager - follow your daily health. BSD Python
  • Freeboard - An open source real-time dashboard builder for IOT and other web mashups. (Source Code) MIT Nodejs
  • Grafana - An open source dashboard for data visualization. (Source Code) Apache Go
  • Habitica - A habit tracker app which treats your goals like a Role Playing Game. Previously called HabitRPG. (Source Code) GPLv3/Other Nodejs
  • Homepage - A simple, standalone, self-hosted PHP page that is your window to your server and the web. MIT PHP
  • Phant - Phant is a modular data logging tool for collecting data from the Internet of Things. (Demo, Source Code) GPLv3 Nodejs
  • Reportr - Your life's personal dashboard. (Source Code) Apache Nodejs
  • Thingspeak - An open source “Internet of Things” application and API to store and retrieve data from things using HTTP. (Demo, Source Code) GPL Ruby
  • Tipboard - In-house, tasty, local dashboarding system. (Source Code) Apache Python
  • wger - A 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. (Demo) AGPLv3 Python

Photo and Video Galleries

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  • Chevereto Free - A powerful and fast image hosting script that allows you to create your very own full featured image hosting website in just minutes. (Source Code) AGPLv3 PHP
  • CumulusClips - Your own video sharing website with CumulusClips video sharing script. You can build a YouTube clone where users can upload, rate, comment on videos, and much more. (Demo) GPLv2 PHP
  • Gallery CSS - Gallery.css is all CSS. Think: Simple, maintainable and understandable galleries without the use of Javascript. (Source Code) MIT CSS
  • Lychee - An open source grid and album based photo-management-system. (Source Code) MIT PHP
  • MediaDrop - A video, audio and podcast publication platform. (Source Code) GPLv3 Python
  • Mediagoblin - A Free software media publishing platform that anyone can run. You can think of it as a decentralized alternative to Flickr, YouTube, SoundCloud, etc. AGPLv3 Python
  • MinigalNano - MinigalNano is a very simple image gallery. It adheres to the KISS principle and is very easy to install. MinigalNano does not have a web admin interface: You just upload your images in the photo folder on your server (using FTP, SFTP). (Demo) GPLv3/CCBYNCNDv4 PHP
  • Photofloat - A Web 2.0 Photo Gallery Done Right via Static JSON & Dynamic Javascript. (Demo) GPLv2 Python
  • PhotoLight - The easiest photo gallery there is. GPLv3 PHP
  • Photoshow - Responsive Web Gallery. (Source Code) GPLv3 PHP
  • Piwigo - Photo gallery software for the web, built by an active community of users and developers. GPLv2 PHP
  • Plumi - Create your own sophisticated video-sharing site. (Source Code) GPLv2 Python
  • - Mobile optimised photo publishing platform (self-hosted Flickr alternative). (Source Code) GPLv3 PHP
  • sigal - Yet another simple static gallery generator. MIT Python
  • UberGallery - UberGallery is an easy to use, simple to manage, web photo gallery. UberGallery does not require a database and supports JPEG, GIF and PNG file types. Simply upload your images and UberGallery will automatically generate thumbnails and output HTML. (Source Code) MIT PHP
  • Videobin - A simple video upload and sharing service with transcoding. (Demo, Source Code) GPLv3 Python
  • Zenphoto - Open-source gallery and CMS project. (Source Code) GPLv2 PHP

Polls and Events

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  • Calagator - An event aggregator. (Demo, Source code) MIT Ruby
  • dudle - An online scheduling application. (Demo) AGPLv3 Ruby
  • Framadate - An 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. (Demo, Source Code) CeCILL-B PHP
  • Kyélà - Participation polls for group events. (Demo, Source Code) AGPLv3 PHP
  • LimeSurvey - Feature-rich Open Source web based polling software. Supports extensive survey logic. (Demo) GPLv2 PHP
  • MaterialPoll - An opensource clone for creating random polls. (Demo, Source Code) MIT Nodejs
  • Nuages - Collaborative meeting poll system, similar to doodle or rdvz. (Source Code) GPLv3 Python
  • PHPBack - The open source feedback system. (Demo, Source Code) GPLv3 PHP
  • TellForm - A beautiful online form and survey creator. (Demo, Source Code) MIT Nodejs


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  • microproxy - lightweight non-caching HTTP/HTTPS proxy server. (Source Code) MIT Go
  • miniProxy - Simple web proxy written in PHP that can allow you to bypass Internet content filters, or to browse the internet anonymously. Only one php file. (Source Code) GPLv3 PHP
  • Oranjeproxy - Anonymizing web proxy. (Source Code) GPLv2 PHP
  • PHP-Proxy - A web proxy script built specifically to be fast, easy to modify and to support video sites such as YouTube. (Demo, Source Code) MIT PHP
  • Pound - Light-weight reverse proxy and load balancer for HTTP/HTTPS. (Source Code) GPLv2 C
  • Privoxy - A 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. GPLv2 C
  • scotty - Scotty is a free opensource proxy software for bypassing filter and censorship systems. (Source Code) GPLv3 Java
  • 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 Code) GPLv2 C
  • Swiperproxy - A lightning-fast, open source web proxy that is easy for you to run and customize. (Demo, Source Code) MIT Python
  • Tinyproxy - Light-weight HTTP/HTTPS proxy daemon. (Source Code) GPLv2 C
  • Traefik - Træfɪk is a modern HTTP reverse proxy and load balancer made to deploy microservices with ease. It supports several backends (Docker, Swarm, Mesos/Marathon, …) to manage its configuration automatically and dynamically. (Source Code) MIT Go

Read it Later Lists

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  • Nunux Keeper - Your personal content curation service. (Source Code) GPLv3 Nodejs
  • Readityourself - Read the web without ads, comments, or tweets. (Demo) MIT PHP
  • Wallabag - Wallabag, formerly Poche, is a web application allowing you to save articles to read them later with improved readability. (Demo, Source Code) MIT PHP

Search Engines

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  • Gigablast - open source search engine. (Demo, Source Code) Apache C++
  • Searx - A privacy-respecting, hackable metasearch engine. (Demo) AGPLv3 Python
  • Seeks - A websearch proxy and collaborative distributed tool for websearch. AGPLv3 C++
  • Yacy - Peer based, decentralized search engine server. GPL2 Java

Software Development

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Project Management

See also Ticketing, Task management/To-do lists*

  • Apache Bloodhound - Manage software products, Keep track of features, tasks and bugs. Apache Python
  • Bonobo Git Server - Set up your own self hosted git server on IIS for Windows. Manage users and have full control over your repositories with a nice user friendly graphical interface. (Source Code) MIT C#
  • CaseBox - Manage all your organisation's information in one system. (Source Code) AGPLv3 PHP/Java
  • Fossil - Distributed version control system featuring wiki and bug tracker. BSD C
  • Gitblit - A pure Java stack for managing, viewing, and serving Git repositories. (Source Code) Apache Java
  • gitbucket - The easily installable GitHub clone powered by Scala. (Source Code) Apache Scala/Java
  • GitLab - Self Hosted Git repository management, code reviews, issue tracking, activity feeds and wikis. (Demo, Source Code) MIT Ruby
  • Gitlist - A 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 Code) BSD PHP
  • Gitprep - Portable Github clone. (Source Code, Demo) GPL Perl
  • Git WebUI - A standalone web based user interface for git repositories. Apache Python
  • Gogs - A painless self-hosted Git Service written in Go. (Demo) MIT Go
  • Kallithea - Source code management system that supports two leading version control systems, Mercurial and Git, with a web interface. (Source Code) GPLv3 Python
  • Klaus - A simple, easy-to-set-up Git web viewer that Just Works. (Demo) 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 Code) GPLv3 Java
  • OpenProject - OpenProject is a web-based project management system. GPLv3 Ruby
  • Phabricator - Collection of web applications that help build better software. (Demo, Source Code) Apache PHP
  • Redmine - Redmine is a flexible project management web application. (Demo, Source Code) GPLv2 Ruby
  • SCM Manager - The easiest way to share and manage your Git, Mercurial and Subversion repositories over http. (Source Code) BSD Java
  • Taiga - Agile Project Management Tool based on the Kanban and Scrum methods. (Source Code) AGPLv3 Python
  • The Bug Genie - The Bug Genie is a friendly project management and issue tracking tool. (Source Code) MPLv2 PHP
  • Trac - Trac is an enhanced wiki and issue tracking system for software development projects. BSD Python
  • Phproject - A high performance full-featured project management system. (Demo, Source Code) GPLv3 PHP

Bug Trackers

See Ticketing


  • Codiad - A web-based IDE framework with a small footprint and minimal requirements. (Source Code) MIT PHP
  • Eclipse Che - Open source workspace server and cloud IDE. (Source Code) EPLv1 Docker/Java
  • ICEcoder - ICEcoder is a web IDE / browser based code editor, which allows you to develop websites directly within the web browser. (Demo, Source Code) MIT PHP
  • JS Bin - Open source collaborative web development debugging tool. (Source Code) MIT Nodejs
  • Koding - The simplest way to manage your entire Dev Infrastructure. (Source Code) Apache Nodejs
  • Microglark - A hacky minimalistic remote pair programming editor. (Demo, Source Code) AGPLv3 Nodejs
  • Regexr - RegExr is a HTML/JS based tool for creating, testing, and learning about Regular Expressions. (Source Code) MIT Nodejs
  • RStudio Server - Web browser based IDE for R. (Source Code) AGPLv3 Java/C++
  • Wide - A Web-based IDE for Teams using Go programming language/Golang. (Demo) Apache Go

Continuous Integration

  • Buddy GO - The Git and Continous Integration / Delivery Platform. Fair Nodejs/Java
  • Concourse - Concourse is a CI tool that treats pipelines as first class objects and containerizes every step along the way. (Demo, Source Code) Apache Go
  • drone - Drone is a Continuous Delivery platform built on Docker, written in Go. (Source Code) Apache Go
  • - It's like IFTTT (if-this-then-that) for Dev and DevOps. (Source Code) MIT Ruby
  • Jenkins - Continuous Integration Server. (Source Code) MIT Java
  • PHPCI - Free and open source continuous integration specifically designed for PHP. (Source Code) BSD PHP
  • Strider - Open Source Continuous Deployment / Continuous Integration platform. (Source Code) BSD Nodejs

API Management

  • DreamFactory - Turns any SQL/NoSQL/Structured data into Restful API. (Source Code) Apache PHP
  • Fusio - Fusio is an open source API management platform which helps to build and manage REST APIs. (Demo, Source Code) AGPLv3 PHP
  • Para - Para is a flexible and modular backend framework/server for object persistence, API development and authentication. (Source Code) Apache Java

Documentation Generators

See also Static site generators

  • Flatdoc - A small Javascript file that fetches Markdown files and renders them as full pages. MIT Javascript
  • markdown-tree - Serve a hierarchy / tree directory of markdown files. Use intended for small sites built in markdown. MIT Ruby
  • Read the Docs - Host documentation, making it fully searchable and easy to find; import your docs using any major version control system, including Mercurial, Git, Subversion, and Bazaar. (Demo, Source Code) MIT Python

Static site generators

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Task management/To-do lists

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See also Project Management and Ticketing.

  • bulldog - HTML5 task manager, built on todo.txt. MIT HTML5
  • Crepido - Create (kanban) boards to track users and projects from flat markdown files. MIT Nodejs
  • Kanboard - A simple and open source visual task board. (Source Code) MIT PHP
    • Wheatbin - A project management software that combines Kanban methodology with the Law of the Harvest. (Source Code) MIT PHP
  • myTinyTodo - Simple way to manage your todo list in AJAX style. Uses PHP, jQuery, SQLite/MySQL. GTD compliant. GPLv2 PHP
  • omgnata - Mobile friendly zero-feature TODO list web app. Unix philosophy. (Demo) GPLv3 ClojureScript
  • Restyaboard - Open source Trello-like kanban board. (Demo, Source Code) OSLv3 PHP
  • TaskBoard - A Kanban-inspired app for keeping track of things that need to get done. (Source Code) MIT PHP
  • Taskfreak - A simple but efficient web based task manager written in PHP. (Demo) GPLv3 PHP
  • Tasks - Simple tasks & notes manager written in PHP, jQuery and Bootstrap using a custom flat file database. (Demo, (Source Code) MPLv2 PHP
  • Tasks - Kanban based to-do list manager written in Go. MIT Go
  • tasks.php - A simple task/todo list manager. MIT PHP
  • 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 Code) MIT C++
  • Tinyissue - Simple Issue Tracking for Teams. MIT PHP
  • Tracks - A web-based application to help you implement David Allen’s Getting Things Done™ methodology. (Source Code) GPLv2 Ruby
  • Wekan - An open-source Trello-like kanban. (Demo, Source Code) MIT Nodejs


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See also Task management/To-do lists and Project Management

  • Brimir - Simple and clean open-source ticket manager written in Ruby on Rails. (Source Code) AGPLv3 Ruby
  • Bugzilla - General-purpose bugtracker and testing tool originally developed and used by the Mozilla project. MPLv2 Perl
  • Bumpy Booby - A simple, responsive and highly customizable PHP bug tracking system. (Source Code) MIT PHP
  • Cerb - Group-based e-mail management project. (Source Code) DPL PHP
  • Deskulu - Opensource helpdesk and ticketing system based on Drupal 7. (Demo) GPLv2 PHP
  • DiamanteDesk - DiamanteDesk is FREE Open Source easy-to-use help-desk solution. (Demo, Source Code) OSLv3 PHP
  • Flyspray - Uncomplicated, web-based bug tracking system. (Source Code) GPLv2 PHP
  • Gaskit - A git-backed issue tracker. It uses a branch in your local git database to store the tickets. GPL Ruby
  • HuBoard - Instant project management for your GitHub issues (Connects directly GitHub API). MIT Ruby
  • MantisBT - Self hosted bug tracker, fits best for software development. (Demo), (Source Code) GPLv2 PHP
  • osTicket - Manage, organize and archive all your support requests and responses in one place. (Source Code) GPLv2 PHP
  • OTRS - Trouble ticket system for assigning tickets to incoming queries and tracking further communications. (Source Code) AGPLv3 Perl
  • Request Tracker - An enterprise-grade issue tracking system. (Source Code) GPLv2 Perl
  • TheBugGenie - Ticket system with extensive user rights system. (Source Code) MPLv2 PHP

URL Shorteners

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  • Lstu - Let's SHorten That Url - Lightweight URL shortener. WTFPL Perl
  • Nimbus - A URL shortener and file sharer with a drag-and-drop OS X menu bar client and web interface. MIT Python
  • Polr - A modern, minimalist, modular, and lightweight URL shortener. (Source Code) GPLv2 PHP
  • 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 Code) MIT PHP


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Web servers

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See also Documentation Generators, Wikimatrix, Wiki Engines on WikiIndex, List of wiki software on wikipedia, Comparison of wiki software on wikipedia.

  • Blazekiss - BlazeKiss is a KISS-based wiki (Keep It Simple, Stupid) - simplicity and functionality comes before all. (Source Code) GPLv3 PHP
  • 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. (Demo, Source Code) MIT PHP
  • django-wiki - A wiki system with complex functionality for simple integration and a superb interface. Store your knowledge with style: Use django models. (Demo) GPLv3 Python
  • Dokuwiki - An 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 files, therefore no database is required. GPL PHP
  • Gitit - A 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. (Demo) GPLv2 Haskell
  • Gollum - A simple, Git-powered wiki with a sweet API and local frontend. MIT Ruby
  • Gruik - An open-source markdown note-taking web app. (Source Code) GPLv3 PHP
  • jingo - A git based wiki engine written for node.js, with a decent design, a search capability and a good typography. (Demo, Source Code) MIT NodeJS
  • 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. (Source Code) GPLv2 PHP
  • MoinMoin - An advanced, easy to use and extensible WikiEngine with a large community of users. (Source Code) GPLv2 Python
  • Olelo - Olelo is a wiki that stores pages in a Git repository, supports many markup styles and has an extensible, hackable architecture. (Demo) MIT Ruby
  • Pepperminty Wiki - A complete markdown-powered wiki contained in a single PHP file. (Demo) MPLv2 PHP
  • PmWiki - Wiki-based system for collaborative creation and maintenance of websites. GPLv3 PHP
  • Raneto - Raneto is an open source Knowledgebase platform that uses static Markdown files to power your Knowledgebase. MIT NodeJS
  • Realms - A git-backed wiki inspired by Gollum. (Source Code) GPLv2 Python
  • Redaxscript - Ultra lightweight website engine. (Source Code) GPLv3 PHP
  • TiddlyWiki - A reusable non-linear personal web notebook. (Source Code) BSD Nodejs
  • Tiki - Wiki CMS Groupware with the most built-in features. (Demo, Source Code) LGPLv2 PHP
  • Wikifeat - Wikifeat is an open source collaboration platform built around the ever-popular Wiki concept. (Source Code) BSD GO
  • WiKiss - A Wiki, simple to use and install. (Source Code) GPLv2 PHP
  • Wikitten - Wikitten is a small, fast, PHP wiki, and the perfect place to store your notes, code snippets, ideas, and so on. (Source Code) MIT PHP

Self-hosting Solutions

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  • arkOS - Install arkOS to a dedicated device and host your own websites, email, files and more. (Source Code [1]) MIT/GPL Nodejs/Other
  • Cloudron - Effortlessly self-host web apps on your server. (Source Code) AGPLv3 Nodejs/Docker
  • DPlatform - Deploy self-hosted apps easily: simple, bloat-free, independent installation. (Source Code) MIT Shell
  • FreedomBone - Home server configuration based on Debian. GPLv3 Shell
  • FreedomBox - A community project to develop, design and promote personal servers running free software for private, personal, communications. GPLv3 Python/Other
  • 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 Code) GPLv3 PHP
  • Piratebox - A DIY anonymous offline file-sharing and communications system built with free software and inexpensive off-the-shelf hardware. (Source Code). GPLv3 Python/Other
  • Puffin - Lightweight webapp catalog based on containers, with user interface à la mobile app store. (Demo, Source Code) AGPLv3 Python/Docker
  • Sandstorm - Personal server for running self-hosted apps easily and securely. (Demo, Source Code) Apache C++/Other
  • sovereign - A set of Ansible playbooks to build and maintain your own private cloud: email, calendar, contacts, file sync, IRC bouncer, VPN, and more. GPLv3 YAML/Other
  • Syncloud - Your own online file storage, social network or email server. (Source Code) GPLv3/Other Python/Other
  • 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. (Demo, Source Code) AGPLv3 Javascript
  • 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. GPLv3 Perl/Other
  • WikiSuite - The most comprehensive and integrated Free / Libre / Open Source software suite ever developed. (Source Code) Multiple ClearOS
  • yunohost - A server operating system aiming to make self-hosting accessible to everyone. (Source Code) AGPLv3 Python/Other

List of Licenses

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