My Open-Source Android Apps - 2019 [BecauseOfProg]

By kernoeb | BecauseOfProg | kernoeb | 13 Aug 2019


Hello !
I use more and more open-source applications on my smartphone, so I decided to share them with you :D

English translated updated version from https://becauseofprog.fr : https://becauseofprog.fr/article/applications-android-fevrier-2019

- AdAway : AdBlocker (ROOT)
Official website: https://adaway.org
F-Droid : https://fossdroid.com/a/adaway.html

- Amaze : File manager and FTP server
F-Droid : https://fossdroid.com/a/amaze-file-manager.html
Play Store : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.amaze.filemanager

- Aprox, A Proxmox VE Client : Manage Proxmox in real time
Play Store : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.kenfenheuer.proxmoxclient

- Aurora Store : Alternative to Google Play Store, allows you to search apps without trackers/ads/Google Play services
F-Droid : https://fossdroid.com/a/a/aurora-store.html

- Bitwarden : Password manager
Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.x8bit.bitwarden
F-Droid: https://mobileapp.bitwarden.com/fdroid/

- Brave : Internet browser with integrated ad blocker and several settings on privacy and tracking (uses Qwant by default)
Official website : https://brave.com
Play Store : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.brave.browse

- bVNC Free : Connect to VNC
Source code: https://github.com/iiordanov/remote-desktop-clients
Play Store : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.iiordanov.freebVNC

- Camera Roll : Gallery
Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=us.koller.cameraroll
F-Droid: https://f-droid.org/en/packages/us.koller.cameraroll/

- Exodus Privacy : View application trackers and permissions
Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.eu.exodus_privacy.exodusprivacy 
Official website: https://exodus-privacy.eu.org/ 
Source code: https://github.com/Exodus-Privacy/exodus-android-app 
F-Droid: https://f-droid.org/en/packages/org.eu.exodus_privacy.exodusprivacy/ 

- F-Droid: Free store of free applications
Official website: https://f-droid.org 
Download: https://fossdroid.com/a/fdroid.html (fdroidception)

- Flym : RSS feed aggregator
F-Droid : https://fossdroid.com/a/flym-2.html 

- Define : Offline dictionnary that allows you to copy anywhere to get meanings, synonyms ans usages
Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=in.workarounds.define 

- Hacker's Keyboard : Keyboard (with actions available on a keyboard computer)
F-Droid : https://fossdroid.com/a/hackers-keyboard.html 

- SMS image : Useless app which allows you to send images by SMS using the BASE64 coding system.
F-Droid : https://fossdroid.com/a/image-sms.html 

- Langis : Signal... but without Google
Official website: https://langis.cloudfrancois.fr/ 

- LibreTorrent: Torrent Downloader
Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.proninyaroslav.libretorrent 
F-Droid: https://f-droid.org/en/packages/org.proninyaroslav.libretorrent 

- lichess : Chess app
Official website: https://lichess.org 
Play Store : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.lichess.mobileapp 

- Magisk Manager : Superuser access manager (root) with modules store
Source code: https://github.com/topjohnwu/Magisk 
Download (Github): https://github.com/topjohnwu/Magisk/releases 

- MAPS : A viable alternative to Google Maps (MAPS.ME Fork)
F-Droid : https://fossdroid.com/a/maps.html 

- microG apps : Bypass GAPPS, provides functionalities required to run Google Play services apps (+ push notifications).
Official website : https://microg.org 
Download : https://microg.org/download.html 

- Monochromatic : Makes your smartphone monochrome (black and white)
F-Droid : https://fossdroid.com/a/monochromatic.html 

- NewPipe : Alternative to the official Youtube application, allows background listening and downloading
Official website : https://newpipe.schabi.org 
F-Droid : https://fossdroid.com/a/newpipe.html 

- Nextcloud : Cloud service
Official website: https://nextcloud.com 
F-Droid : https://fossdroid.com/a/nextcloud.html 
Play Store : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nextcloud.client 

- Nextcloud Notes : Sync notes
Play Store (paid app): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=it.niedermann.owncloud.notes 
F-Droid (free): https://f-droid.org/en/packages/it.niedermann.owncloud.notes 

- Orbot : free and open proxy (Tor)
Official website: https://guardianproject.info/apps/orbot 
Source code: https://gitweb.torproject.org/orbot.git 
Download (F-Droid): https://guardianproject.info/fdroid 
Download (Google Play Store) : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.torproject.android 
Download (Direct): https://guardianproject.info/releases/orbot-latest.apk 

- Orfox : Browser using Orbot (Tor)
Official website (+ F-Droid) : https://guardianproject.info/apps/orfox 
Play Store : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=info.guardianproject.orfox 

- Pdf Viewer Plus : Simple PDF Reader
F-Droid : https://fossdroid.com/a/pdf-viewer-plus.html 
Play Store : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.gsnathan.pdfviewer 

- Retro Music : Music player (not 100% open-source)
Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=code.name.monkey.retromusic 

- Simple ToDo : Very simple reminder
F-Droid : https://fossdroid.com/a/simple-todo.html 
Play Store : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=apps.jizzu.simpletodo 

- Simplenote : Markdown Note app
Official website: https://simplenote.com 
Download (Google Play Store) : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.automattic.simplenote 

- Slide : Alternative to the Official Reddit application
F-Droid : https://fossdroid.com/a/slide-2.html 
Play Store : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=me.ccrama.redditslide 

- SlimSocial for Twitter : Twitter Web App
F-Droid : https://fossdroid.com/a/slimsocial-for-twitter.html 

- Sudoku : Sudoku (yes)
F-Droid : https://fossdroid.com/a/sudoku.html 

- Telegram (FOSS) : Unofficial FOSS version of Telegram messaging app
F-Droid: https://f-droid.org/en/packages/org.telegram.messenger 

- Termux : Linux terminal emulator
Official website: https://termux.com 
F-Droid : https://fossdroid.com/a/termux.html 
Play Store : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.termux 

- Transmission Remote : Connect to a Transmission web interface
Official website: https://transmissionbt.com 
Play Store : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.yupol.transmissionremote.app 

- Tusky : Mastodon Unofficial App
Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.keylesspalace.tusky 
F-Droid : https://f-droid.org/en/packages/com.thechiefmeat.freetusky 

- Tutanota : Mail service, as ProtonMail (no GMS)
Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=de.tutao.tutanota 
F-Droid: https://f-droid.org/en/packages/de.tutao.tutanota 

- Vinyl Music Player : Music player (fork of Phonograph)
Download : https://fossdroid.com/a/vinyl-music-player.html
Play Store : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.poupa.vinylmusicplayer

- VLC : Media player
Play Store : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.videolan.vlc&hl=fr
F-Droid : https://f-droid.org/en/packages/org.videolan.vlc

- Wifi Key Viewer : Allows you to check saved Wi-Fi passwords (ROOT)
Source code: https://github.com/evait-security/android-wifi-key-view 
Play Store : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=wkv.android.evait.com.wifikeyview 

- Wire : Open-source, encrypted and privacy-friendly messaging
Official website: https://wire.com 
Play Store : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.wire 

- xPosed : Framework / Android module store (ROOT)
Official website: https://repo.xposed.info/module/de.robv.android.xposed.xposed.install 

 

Thank you for reading this article!
I hope I have introduced you new things :P

You can contact me on Discord (kernoeb#7737) or Telegram (@kernoeb)

Regards,
kernoeb

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