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Social recommendations and mentions

We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about AlternativeTo and what they use it for.
  • What app catalogs are there?
    Not necessarily Mac-exclusive ones. I know about MacUpdate and AlternativeTo. Are there any other popular (well-maintained?) options that I don't know about? Of course, besides the App Store itself. - Source: Reddit / about 1 hour ago
  • Problems with the Finder which may be solved by Fileside
    The only thing I'm looking for is a free application that shows hierarchical views of the files and folders. Any time I look for a Finder replacement ( I find dual-pane applications instead. - Source: Reddit / about 24 hours ago
  • Samsung Second Screen On Manjaro/Linux
    Also a good tool to find alternatives Is It had filters to aid in discovery. It's how I found out about weylus and scrncpy. - Source: Reddit / 3 days ago
  • How do i teach myself linux ?
    If you want to look for alternatives to programs you need you can check out - Source: Reddit / 4 days ago
  • What things does Windows GUI do better than Linux GUIs?
    Also, if it helps, is a nice place to find apps and window-alternative apps for Linux. - Source: Reddit / 14 days ago
  • My food delivery app that I have been working on for the past 2+ years is finally complete!
    I suggest adding to alternativeto , liberapay mentioned it is one of their top referrers. - Source: Reddit / 16 days ago
  • Alternative app clients
    You can find your all queries in this website - - Source: Reddit / 19 days ago
  • A search engine, to find alternative websites for anything.
    I keep using for now or But don't let that discourage you your site has potential but when something is Beta better to put that in your title 👍. - Source: Reddit / 22 days ago
  • How can I prevent myself from thinking about purchasing things and spending money almost every day?
    That's... Quite a lot. Have you looked for free or cheaper alternatives? awaits. - Source: Reddit / 25 days ago
  • Software for note-taking/drawing?
    Https:// is a great resource for finding replacement/alternative applications. - Source: Reddit / 28 days ago
  • hello everyone I'm new to linux and i am looking for a software for managing iOS devices (like syncios on Windows) any suggestions?
    Im not sure of any soft ware of the top of my head but you check on here. - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
  • Getting started into Tech
    I would also suggest a SaaS homelab. Use sources like and to find free or freemium versions of popular business apps like Okta, Zoom, Slack, some kind of productivity suite (either Google Workspace or O365) and start learning how to set them up. That knowledge will transfer over and be very valuable. - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
    i've never heard anyone talk about, seems like a pretty abandoned social media, the only think I know about it that it is open source and from the netherlands, is it private? I saw it on and says its privacy-friendly but idk. - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
  • LPT: If you want to find similarly priced alternatives to products and/or services, type in Google the name of it followed by "vs" and look at the suggest auto-completed searches
    This is a great site for something similar. - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
  • Change from Windows
    I used when I moved to linux to help me find FOSS projects compatible with Linux that are alternatives to whatever I used on Windows. - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
  • Hopelessly deep in Google ecosystem, curious about a way out.
    When I do market surveys alternativeto and slant are very useful. - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
  • How to get 16:9 centered image on 32:9?
    This video should name one of the programs, then you could use to find a linux alternative. - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
  • Does replacing windows with linux remove installed software?
    Also before installing linux don't forget to make a list with all the programs and games that you use on windows and see if they are compatible or have a good alternative on linux. To check the alternatives I suggest using . - Source: Reddit / about 2 months ago
  • I developed a side project that helps other developers to showcase their projects
    One website I'm thinking this is similar to is - Source: Reddit / about 2 months ago
  • Is there a tool which can remove trackers from apps?
    "Trackers" are a red herring. The problem is proprietary software. Look for alternatives to proprietary apps on websites such as or ask for a recommendation here (but beware that some users may recommend proprietary "alternatives" as well). - Source: Reddit / about 2 months ago
  • I'm sick of the "Activate Windows" mark in the corner and I AM NOT paying for windows. How do I install a Linux that will let me continue my work as normal without preventing windows programs from running?
    GIMP, Inkscape and OpenOffice run natively in linux. LiberOffice comes preinstalled with the Ubuntu family of linux. You can swap Krita for I can't help with the music app. I just use Audacity. I use Godot for game development which is also a native linux program but it might be overkill for you. Try to find a linux equivelent for anything else you currently use. - Source: Reddit / about 2 months ago

External sources with reviews and comparisons of AlternativeTo

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