Open Source Alternatives


Reviews, comments, and recommendations from the community, and the largest collection of software alternatives including a wide expanse of filtering options.


A collection of only open source software with a focus on the types of licenses, can provide out of date information and seems to be less maintained recently.

Awesome Selfhosted

Awesome Selfhosted | Github

Github repository for a list of selfhosted awesome software with a table of contents labeling all of the categories of aggregated software.

Awesome Selfhosted | Search

An open source searchable website for selfhosted awesome software, a direct replication of the Awesome Selfhosted github repository.

Additional notes about surveillance

PRISM, XKeyscore, Tempora, etc

These three programs were declassified around 2013, they represent government surveillance through data collection and aggregation.

At the time of declassification the list of providers for the program were Microsoft, Google, Yahoo!, Facebook, PalTalk, YouTube, Skype, AOL, and Apple. Read more