CommaFeed

CommaFeed

Web site: commafeed.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: RSS Readers
Platform: Cross-paltform
License: Apache 2.0
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Java
First release: 2013
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CommaFeed – a free and open source, self hosted feed reader which can be hosted as a web application on a web server.

Google Reader inspired self-hosted RSS reader, based on Dropwizard and AngularJS. CommaFeed is now considered feature-complete and is in maintenance mode.
CommaFeed 2.0 has been rewritten to use Dropwizard and gulp instead of using tomee and wro4j.
For storage, you can either use an embedded H2 database (use it only to test CommaFeed) or an external MySQL, PostgreSQL or SQLServer database. You also need the Java 1.8+ JDK in order to build the application.

The application is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0; you may not use this work except in compliance with the License.

Macfusion

Macfusion

Web site: macfusionapp.org
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Transfer
Platform: OS X
License: Apache 2.0
Interface: GUI
Programing language:
First release: 2008
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Macfusion – an open-source network file-system client, based on FUSE, CurlFtpFS and SSHFS.

Features:
– Mount files and documents as a “Volume” in the Mac OS X Finder.
– Work with your files using your favorite Mac OS X applications directly. No manual upload or download needed!
– Support for SSH (Secure Shell) and FTP (File Transfer Protocol) servers.
– Uses your machine’s native configuration for SSH, including support for private keys and custom settings.
– Quickly connect to a any server using the Quick Connect dialog, accessible from Macfusion’s optional menu item.

You need to have the latest for version of Google’s MacFUSE installed in order to use Macfusion.

The last version of Macfusion 2.1.1-dev.3 was released in 2016.

K-9 Mail

K-9

Web site: k9mail.app
Category: Network
Subcategory: Email Clients
Platform: Android
License: Apache 2.0
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Java, Kotlin
First release: 2016
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K-9 Mail – an open-source email client for Android focused on making it easy to chew through large volumes of email. K-9 supports IMAP, POP3 and Exchange 2003/2007 (with WebDAV). K-9 is a community developed project.

K-9 Mail was born when Jesse Vincent created a simple patch to the Email app included in Android 1.0.
The application is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0.

Nettalk

Nettalk

Web site: ntalk.de/Nettalk/en/
Category: Network
Subcategory: IRC clients
Platform: Windows
License: Apache
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Visual Basic
First release:
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Nettalk – a powerful but easy to use free (open source) IRC-client for Windows. In contrast to many other IRC clients, as Nettalk’s user interface is based on Windows standards, it allows inexperienced users to quickly learn it and become comfortable with IRC.

The smart user interface is based on Windows standards, so it is easy to get used to it. The following languages for the interface are available: English, Spanish, Dutch, Russian, Chinese, Hungarian and German.

One of the features of Nettalk includes the ability to hold the configuration of servers separately (or even multiple connections to the same server), and to maintain aspects of these automatically. These include Nick Serv-identifications and the channels which were in use when last disconnected. By automatically tracking these for you, when you next connect your identity and preferred channels are automatically restored.

Nettalk has many features including alerts when your nick is mentioned, the generation of HTML pages so that you can keep conversations for later, full logging, the support for DCC, multiple colours, watched friend lists, full screen private messaging, whispering and for advanced users a Visual Basic like scripting language.

Features:
– Comfortable management of many IRC-connections
– Automatic command completion
– Automatic syntax completion
– Automatic nick completion
– Text de/encryption
– Spelling check
– Script support (with Basic-syntax)
– Plug-in support
– On Screen displaying of messages (e.g. in games)
– Displaying of messages during working in Windows.
– Automatic storing of connections and there properties including opened channels
– DCC chat und file trasfer
– Unicode by using UTF-8 for chans, nicks and text
– Sock proxy support
– Easy configurable text and menu shortcuts
– Configurable colors and background image
– And much more…

The project founder is Nicolas Kruse.

KiwiIRC

KiwiIRC

Web site: kiwiirc.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: IRC clients
Platform: BSD, Linux, OS X, Windows
License: Apache 2.0
Interface: Web interface
Programing language: JavaScript, Node.js
First release: 2016
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KiwiIRC – a web based, open source IRC client software, which works in a modern web browsers.

Features:
– 100% static files. Host with your favourite web server or a CDN
– For single networks, bouncer hosts, or a personal generic IRC client that remembers your networks
– Works out of the box with a default IRC network – or use your own
– Single or multiple IRC network connections
– Multiple layouts for small areas or full page layouts
– Light and dark modes
– Desktop notifications
– Extremely versatile via a single JSON config file at runtime
– Themable and rich plugin support such as file uploading and video calling
– Team mode for workplaces
– Directly to a websocket IRC server
– Connect via the webircgateway websocket proxy for normal IRC servers
– Stay connected with KiwiBNC

Website Widgets – Embed an IRC client widget into your website for an instant, free live chat. The web widget gives you access to a large number of supported networks without any in-depth setting up. No downloads or plugins required meaning your users can start engaging in your community easily.

Element

Riot

Web site: element.io
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messengers, VoIP
Platform: Android, iOS, Linux, OS X, Windows, Web client
License: Apache
Interface: GUI
Programing language: JavaScript, OjectiveC, Swift, Java, Kotlin
First release: 2016
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Element (previously: Vector and Riot) – a Matrix web client built using the Matrix React SDK. Matrix is an open network for secure, decentralized communication, connecting 18M+ users over 45K+ deployments.

Element is officially supported on the web in modern versions of Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. Other browsers may work, however official support is not provided.

Element has several tiers of support for different environments:
– Definition: Issues actively triaged, regressions block the release
– Last 2 major versions of Chrome, Firefox, and Safari on desktop OSes
– Latest release of official Element Desktop app on desktop OSes
– Desktop OSes means macOS, Windows, and Linux versions for desktop devices that are actively supported by the OS vendor and receive security updates

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:
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.

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