Privacy preserving front-ends and tools
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Privacy preserving front-ends and tools

Open source front-ends to popular internet platforms
Privacy preserving front-ends and tools


Invidious - an alternative front-end to YouTube - Lightweight, no ads, no tracking, no JavaScript required

Piped - an alternative privacy-friendly YouTube frontend which is efficient by design - Lightweight, no ads, no tracking

FreeTube - open source YouTube desktop player for privacy on Windows, Mac and Linux

NewPipe - a libre lightweight streaming front-end for Android (F-Droid)

LibreTube - alternative YouTube frontend for Android built with Piped (F-Droid)


Nitter - alternative Twitter front-end - Lightweight, no ads, no tracking, no JavaScript required (F-Droid)

Fritter - a free, open-source Twitter client for Android (F-Droid)

Shitter - Android, alternative front-end for Twitter, built with Java


Teddit - alternative Reddit front-end focused on privacy - Lightweight, no ads, no JavaScript, unofficial API

Libreddit - alternative front-end for Reddit. Themed around Reddit's new design - Lightweight, no JavaScript, no ads, no tracking

Stealth - account-free, privacy-oriented, and feature-rich Reddit client (F-Droid)

Infinity - Reddit client for Android (F-Droid)

Slide - open source, ad free Reddit browser for Android (F-Droid)


Scribe - alternative front-end to

LibMedium - minimalist proxy for Medium written in Rust


Wikiless - a free open source alternative Wikipedia front-end focused on privacy


GotHub - alternative front-end for GitHub


Telegram-FOSS - unofficial, FOSS-friendly fork of the original Telegram client for Android (F-Droid)

Nekogram X - third-party Telegram client, based on Telegram-FOSS with features added (F-Droid)


Twire - alternative and open source Twitch client for Android (F-Droid)

Xtra - Twitch player and browser for Android (F-Droid)


gtkcord4 - a lightweight Discord client written in Golang which uses GTK3 for the user interface


Tusky - a lightweight Android Mastodon client (F-Droid)

Pinafore - alternative web client for Mastodon, focused on speed and simplicity

Sengi - cross-platform multi-account Mastodon & Pleroma desktop client


Rimgo - self-hosted frontend for Imgur ritten in Go

Rimgu - self-hosted alternative frontend/ proxy for Imgur

Imgin - minimal Imgur front end


ProxiTok - open source alternative frontend for TikTok made using PHP

Odysee (LBRY)

Librarian - an alternative frontend for LBRY/Odysee


Libremdb - a free & open source IMDb front-end


AnonymousOverflow - view StackOverflow in privacy and without the clutter


PrivateBin - zero knowledge encrypted paste-bin. A minimalist, open source online pastebin where the server has zero knowledge of pasted data. Data is encrypted/decrypted in the browser using 256 bits AES

NoPaste - an open-source website similar to Pastebin where you can store any piece of code, and generate links for easy sharing


psst - fast and multi-platform Spotify client with native GUI

spotube - a lightweight and free Spotify crossplatform-client which handles playback manually, streams music using Youtube & no Spotify premium account is needed (F-Droid)

spot - Gtk/Rust native Spotify client for the GNOME desktop. Only works with premium accounts

Whoogle Search - a self-hosted, ad-free, privacy-respecting metasearch engine for Google

Searx - a free privacy-respecting internet metasearch engine which aggregates results from more than 70 search services. Users are neither tracked nor profiled. Additionally, searx can be used over Tor for online anonymity

SearXNG - a free internet metasearch engine which aggregates results from various search services and databases. Users are neither tracked nor profiled (SearXNG is a fork of searx)

Google Translate

Lingva Translate - alternative front-end for Google Translate, serving as a free and open-source translator with over a hundred languages available

SimplyTranslate - provide fast and private translations to the user without wasting much overhead for extensive styling or JavaScript. Supports Google Translate, DeepL, ICIBA and LibreTranslate (F-Droid)

LibreTranslate - Free and Open Source Machine Translation API. 100% self-hosted, offline capable and easy to setup (F-Droid)

Google Maps

OpenStreetMap - a map of the world, created by people like you and free to use under an open license.

OsmAnd - a map and navigation application with access to the free, worldwide, and high-quality OpenStreetMap data (F-Droid)

Organic Maps - a free Android & iOS offline maps app for travelers, tourists, hikers, and cyclists based on top of crowd-sourced OpenStreetMap data. It is a privacy-focused, open-source fork of app (F-Droid)


UntrackMe - transform Youtube, Twitter & Instagram links to their free and open source alternative (F-Droid)

Privacy Redirect - redirects Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and more to privacy friendly alternatives

Libredirect - a web extension that redirects popular sites to alternative privacy-friendly frontends and backends. Actively maintained fork of Privacy Redirect that supports Youtube, Youtube Music, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, Imgur, Reddit, Searx, Google Translate, Google Maps, Wikipedia, and Medium

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