A curated list of mostly [*free* and open source](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_and_open-source_software) alternatives to [proprietary software](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proprietary_software) and services. Some of the software below has proprietary backend, and only the application or the frontend the user interacts with is open source.
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*Alternative to Discord* — Matrix is an open standard and lightweight protocol for real-time communication. It is designed to allow users with accounts at one communications service provider to communicate with users of a different service provider via online chat, voice over IP, and videotelephony. The most popular way to interact with matrix is through [Riot](https://riot.im/)
*Text from [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matrix_(protocol).*
*Text from [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matrix_(protocol)).*
*Alternative to Discord/WhatsApp* — Jami is a SIP-compatible distributed peer-to-peer softphone and SIP-based instant messenger for Linux, Microsoft Windows, OS X, iOS, and Android. Developed and maintained by the Canadian company Savoir-faire Linux, and with the help of a global community of users and contributors, Jami positions itself as a potential free Skype replacement.
*Text from [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jami_(software).*
*Text from [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jami_(software)).*