Mattermost

Mattermost

Web site: mattermost.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messengers
Platform: Android, iOS, Linux, OS X, Windows
License: AGPL, Apache 2.0, MIT
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Go, JavaScript
First release: October 2, 2015
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Mattermost – a flexible, open source messaging platform and secure workplace that enables secure team collaboration. To use this app, you need a URL for a Mattermost server. The project is maintained and developed by Mattermost Inc.

Features:
– Discuss topics in private groups, one-to-one or team-wide
– Easily share and view image files
– Connect in-house systems with webhooks and Slack-compatible integrations
– Real-time collaboration on all your devices
– Secure, self-hosted, and scalable messaging
– Communicate seamlessly
– Engineered for demanding requirements
– Accelerate workflows with integrated tools
– Administer with full control over your data

Jitsi

Jitsi

Web site: jitsi.org
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messengers, VoIP, Video conference
Platform: Android, iOS, Linux, OS X, Windows
License: Apache 2.0
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Java
First release: 2003
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Jitsi (previously: SIP Communicator) – a set of open-source projects that allows you to easily build and deploy secure video conferencing solutions. At the heart of Jitsi are Jitsi Videobridge and Jitsi Meet, which let you have conferences on the internet, while other projects in the community enable other features such as audio, dial-in, recording, and simulcasting.

Features:
– Jitsi Videobridge passes everyone’s video and audio to all participants, rather than mixing them first.
– Better quality, lower latency and if you are running your own service, a much more scalable and inexpensive solution.
– Jitsi is compatible with WebRTC, the open standard for Web communication.
– Advanced video routing support for simulcast, bandwidth estimations, scalable video coding and many others.

Jitsi main applications:
– Jitsi Meet – video conferencing server
– Jitsi Videobridge – WebRTC Selective Forwarding Unit engine for powering multi-party conferences
– Jigasi – server-side application that links allows regular SIP clients to join Jitsi Meet conferences hosted by Jitsi Videobridge
– lib-jitsi-meet – A low-level JavaScript API for providing a customized UI for Jitsi Meet
– Jidesha – a Chrome extension for Jitsi Meet
– Jitsi – an audio, video, and chat communicator that supports protocols such as SIP, XMPP/Jabber, AIM/ICQ, and IRC

The project started in 2003 in the context of a student project by Emil Ivov at the University of Strasbourg.

Pydio

Pydio

Web site: pydio.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Backup and Sync
Platform: Android, iOS, Linux, OS X, Windows
License: AGPL, Apache
Interface: GUI, web interface
Programing language: Go, JavaScript, PHP
First release: 2015 ?

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Pydio (Put Your Data in Orbit; previously: AjaXplorer) – a modern file management platform built according to your business needs and regulations, Pydio is open-source software deployed on your servers or wherever you decide. Pydio Cells provides a central place for your users to connect share files internally and externally and collaborate, while empowering your IT administrators to closely monitor and protect your company’s data.

Main features:
– Web & Mobile Apps to access your files anywhere, anytime
– Online Office Suite to work on office documents in your web browser
– Online Chat to comment, share and collaborate efficiently with your team
– Use our powerful Admin tools to take back control on your data
– Designed to be compliant with the latest regulations like GDPR*
– Your users can also easily control and monitor their own data sharing
– Based on a micro-service architecture, easy to scale and to maintain
– Developed in GoLang, a modern and powerful language created by Google
– Designed for the future, with data volume growth in mind

The project was created by musician Charles Du Jeu.

Mulberry

Mulberry

Web site: mulberrymail.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Email Clients
Platform: Linux, OS X, Windows
License: Apache License 2.0
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Unknown
First release: May 1995

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Mulberry – an open-source email client developed by Cyrus Daboo / Cyrusoft Inc. between 1995 and 2007.

Mulberry started off life as a software project that was really meant to help the author learn more about the internet and internet protocols used for email. However, it became much more than that and garnered support from a small (in internet terms) group of users and institutions many of whom relied on the product as their primary email tool.

Whilst it started as only an IMAP client and only on Mac OS, it has grown to cover not only other email protocols, but also calendaring and scheduling and is available on Mac OS X, Windows and Linux systems.

The Mulberry was available as a free, close-source application until 2007, when was released as an open-source application.

The latest version of Mulberry 4.0.8 was released in 2007.

The Mulberry screenshot source: Wikipedia; author: No machine-readable author provided. Panther40k~commonswiki assumed; License: GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version, Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported, and Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 Generic, 2.0 Generic and 1.0 Generic.

Franz

Franz

Web site: meetfranz.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Microblog Clients
Platform: Linux, OS X, Windows
License: Apache-2.0
Interface: GUI
Programing language:
First release: 2017 (?)

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Franz – a free and open-source messaging app for services like WhatsApp, Slack, Messenger and many more. It combines chat & messaging services into one application. Franz currently supports Slack, WhatsApp, WeChat, HipChat, Facebook Messenger, Telegram, Google Hangouts,GroupMe, Skype and many more.

Franz allows you to add each service many times. This makes Franz the perfect tool to manage multiple business and private accounts all at the same time. You could even use five different Facebook Messenger accounts at once, if some inexplicable reason urges you to do so.

Franz 5 offers built in service synchronization.

The extensive plugin architecture of Franz 5 allows you add and create unlimited services to adapt Franz a 100% to your your needs – not the other way around.

Franz 5 is open-source licensed under the Apache-2.0 License.

The project developer is Stefan Malzner.

LoquiIM

LoquiIM

Web site: loqui.im
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messengers
Platform: Android, FirefoxOS
License: AGPL, Apache, BSD, MIT, MPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: July 20, 2013

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LoquiIM – a mobile messaging app that allows users to use their chat accounts from different providers with just one simple interface.
The app is currently available only on Firefox OS and Android through the Firefox Marketplace, and other operating systems may be supported in the future.

LoquiIM currently supports the following providers:
– WhatsApp
– Google Hangouts
– Nimbuzz
– Nokia ovi
– Microsoft Lync
– Any other XMPP/Jabber provider in the world

Min

Min

Web site: minbrowser.github.io/min/
Category: Network
Subcategory: Web browsers
Platform: Linux, OS X, Windows
License: Apache 2.0
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C, C++, CSS, JavaScript
First release: 2016 ?

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Min – a smarter, faster web browser based on the Chromium project.

The main features are:
– Information from DuckDuckGo in the search bar.
– Built-in ad and tracker blocking
– Fuzzy search
– Full-text search for visited pages
– Reading list
– Tabs improvements (tabs open to the right, and fade out when inactive).
– Dark theme

Tabs in Min take up less space, giving you more room to browse the web. Pages you haven’t looked at in a while fade out, letting you see what’s important, and Focus Mode hides your other tabs to prevent you from getting distracted.

The searchbar answers your questions immediately, with information from DuckDuckGo including Wikipedia entries and more.

Tabs in Min open next to the current tab, so you’ll never lose your place. When you have too many tabs, you can easily split them into groups to help you stay organized.

Min lets you decide whether you want to see ads or not. And when you’re using a slow or expensive internet connection, it lets you block scripts and images, so pages load faster and use less data.

Alpine

Alpine

Web site: alpine.x10host.com/alpine/
Category: Network
Subcategory: E-mail Clients
Platform: BSD, Linux, UNIX-like, Windows
License: Apache
Interface: CLI
Programing language: C
First release: December 20, 2007

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Alpine (“Alternatively Licensed Program for Internet News and Email” or “Apache Licensed Pine”) – a free and open source, command line, multiplatform e-mail client developed at the University of Washington. Alpine is a fast, easy to use email client that is suitable for both the inexperienced email user as well as for the most demanding of power users. Alpine is based on the Pine® Message System, which was also developed at the University of Washington. Alpine can be learned by exploration and the use of context-sensitive help. The user experience is highly customizable through the use of the Alpine Setup command.

Main features:
– Support for several protocols such as IMAP, POP, SMTP and so on
– Packaged with Pico text editor
– Support context-sensitive help on screen
– Well documented
– Not actively developed plus many more

Alpine was developed by the Office of UW Technology at the University of Washington, from 2013 it is under developing by Eduardo Chappa.