Fediphoto Lineage is an app for Android phones which makes it as easy as possible to share photos on the Fediverse. You can follow at:

➡️ @fediphoto_lineage

It's available through @fdroidorg and has a page at f-droid.org/packages/com.fedip

It's based on an app by @pla, who enjoyed sharing pictures on the Fediverse while out and about. PLA sadly died in January 2021, and Fediphot Lineage aims to honour his memory by keeping his project alive.

LibreOffice is a free open source office suite, including word processing, spreadsheets, presentations etc. You can follow them at:

➡️ @libreoffice

The LibreOffice design team have also now set up an account on here at:

➡️ @libodesign

You can get LibreOffice for Linux, Mac and Windows from libreoffice.org

The free open source email app Thunderbird is now on here, you can follow them at:

➡️ @thunderbird

Thunderbird is the most popular free open desktop email software in the world, and is available for Linux, Mac and Windows.

You can find out more at thunderbird.net

As well as email, it also works as an RSS news reader and XMPP and IRC chat client.

FreeCAD is a free open source 3D parametric modeller for tasks such as 3D printing, architecture, technical drawing etc. You can follow their official account at:

➡️ @FreeCAD

It's available for Linux, Mac and Windows from freecad.org

Inkscape is free open source vector drawing software for Linux, Mac and Windows. It's a libre alternative to Adobe Illustrator.

You can follow their official account at:

➡️ @inkscape

Inkscape can be downloaded from the website at inkscape.org

Lickability is an independent software studio and designers of the official Mastodon app. You can follow them at:

➡️ @lickability

Their website is at lickability.com

Krita is a free open source professional painting/drawing/illustration application (and also supports 2D animation). You can follow them at:

➡️ @Krita (main account)

➡️ @kritafoundation (video account)

➡️ @Krita_artists (community account)

Krita is available for Linux, Mac and Windows from krita.org

F-Droid is an alternative app store for Android phones which only carries privacy-friendly free open source software. You can follow at:

➡️ @fdroidorg

Their site is f-droid.org

Google has made it a bit difficult to install F-Droid on a Google Android device. However, once it's been installed F-Droid is very easy to use.

Here's a guide for how to install it:

switching.software/use/f-droid

LibreOffice is a free open source office suite, including word processing, spreadsheets, presentations etc. You can follow its official account at:

➡️ @libreoffice

It's available for Linux, Mac and Windows from libreoffice.org

There are also user groups in various languages on the Fediverse:

➡️ @LibreOfficeEs (in Spanish)

➡️ @LaMouetteODF (in French)

➡️ @libreofficebr (in Portuguese)

GadgetBridge is a free open privacy-friendly replacement for closed source Android apps that some accessories require, for example some brands of fitness trackers, smartwatches, headphones etc. You can follow the project at:

➡️ @gadgetbridge

Find out more on the project's website at gadgetbridge.org

The app is available through @fdroidorg

FediLab is a free open Android app for using Mastodon/PixelFed/Friendica/PeerTube etc. You can follow its official account at:

➡️ @apps

The FediLab website is at fedilab.app

FediLab is free of charge when downloaded from @fdroidorg or paid when downloaded from Google Play.

They also make TubeLab (a dedicated PeerTube app) and FediPlan (a web app for scheduling posts to Mastodon etc).

Tusky is a free open source Mastodon app for Android phones. You can follow at:

➡️ @Tusky

The official website is at tusky.app

Tusky adds useful additional features to Mastodon such as following hashtags and saving draft posts.

It's available through @fdroidorg and Google Play.

Briar is a free open source encrypted peer-to-peer messaging system. You can use it over the internet through @torproject or locally through wifi and bluetooth. You can follow the "not yet official" account at:

➡️ @briar

The Briar app is available from @fdroidorg and Google Play. A desktop PC app is in development.

The project website is at briarproject.org

Kiwix is a free open source app for offline viewing and searching of Wikipedia, Gutenberg, StackExchange etc. It lets you use and distribute physical copies of websites entirely offline.

You can follow at:

➡️ @kiwix

The app is available for Linux, Mac, Windows, Android and iPhone/iPad from kiwix.org

Cryptomator is a free open app that lets you add an end-to-end encrypted folder to your existing cloud service. You can follow at:

➡️ @cryptomator

Cryptomator works with popular cloud services such as @nextcloud, DropBox, Google Drive, One Drive, iCloud etc.

The app is for Linux, Mac, Windows, Android and iPhone/iPad from cryptomator.org

Exodus Privacy is a website that lets you find out how privacy-friendly different Android apps are. You can follow at:

➡️ @exodus

The site is at exodus-privacy.eu.org

The account posts in English and French.

DarkTable is a free open source photography app, which lets you organise, view and develop raw image files. (It's like a Libre alternative to Adobe LightRoom)

You can follow at:

➡️ @darktable

It's available for Linux, Mac, Windows and BSD from darktable.org

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