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Awesome Software Patreons
A curated list of awesome programmers and software projects you can support!
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Open Source Projects
2](https://liberapay.com/AkiraUX/) - Linux application for UI and UX design.
2](https://liberapay.com/F-Droid-Data/) - An installable catalogue of FOSS applications for the Android platform.
Parametric 3D modeler made primarily to design real-life objects of any size.
D&D tabletop role-playing game combat tracker.
2](https://www.patreon.com/omarroth) - An alternative web front-end to YouTube.
Open Source application platform for creating Spring Boot + Angular/React/Vue projects in seconds.
2](https://github.com/users/kismetwireless/sponsorship/) - Kismet wireless tool.
Automatic normal/specular/occlussion/parallax map generator for 2D game sprites.
Cheap, easy, self-hosted clouds for everyone.
2](https://liberapay.com/Mastodon/) - Federated social network server.
2](https://liberapay.com/matrixdotorg) - An open network for secure, decentralized communication.
Painting and drawing program that works nicely with pressure-sensitive tablets, and its dynamic brush engine library.
Native mobile applications with NativeScript and Vue.
2](https://opencollective.com/obsproject) - Video recording and live streaming software.
Tools for building information modeling.
2](https://picapica.im) - Decentralized secure instant messaging software.
A free & open-source 2D sprite editor, made with the Godot Engine.
2](https://liberapay.com/mxbx/) - ActivityPub-based link aggregation software.
A distributed and secure peer-to-peer protocol and social network.
2](https://www.paypal.com/donate/?token=u2pjZRmcQ2ZHaiP2Ce_wYNgGYrjrOL0xc_1zq9iDrO0uElfo24bMYFuSh48Hrpgm_66GF0&country.x=US&locale.x=US) - Statically typed compiled programming language similar to Go, influenced by Oberon, Rust, Swift.
Help support the teams ongoing development efforts.
System programming language which prioritizes robustness, optimality, and clarity.
Loads 40+ 3D file formats into one unified and clean data structure for game-developers.
2](https://www.patreon.com/LineageOS) - Fork of CyanogenMod.
#2 - Ubuntu variant for creating audio, video, graphics etc.
People Doing Open Source Work
2](https://liberapay.com/prokoudine) - GIMP contributor, editor of Libre Graphics World online magazine.
FOSS graphics driver work (Panfrost) and contributions to several other projects.
Developer of PhotoFlow image editor, maintains various Appimage packages.
Shared Media Tagger, Open Translation Engine, and many more projects.
2](https://github.com/users/dominikh/sponsorship) - Working on tooling for the Go programming language.
Creator of Uncomplicate, a family of Clojure libraries for AI, ML, and GPU high performance computing.
2](https://drewdevault.com/donate/), #3 - sway, wlroots, sr.ht, scdoc, aerc, and more.
Nethack, GPSd, author of "The Cathedral and the Bazaar".
Creates Home Assistant add-ons and helps out on the main project.
Projects in the IndieWeb sphere, Koype and contributions to other open source projects.
Contributor to projects such as GIMP, OpenSimulator, KiCad and TinyScheme.
2](https://liberapay.com/kkremitzki) - FreeCAD contributor and Debian packager.
Creator of Homebrew, maintainer of PromiseKit and a multitude of other project for Apple platforms.
Windows drivers for the Sony DualShock controller and others.
Owner of Objective-See, various macOS security tools and articles.
Python Tutor and pgbovine.net (articles/podcasts/vlogs).
Maintaining and developing software such as cperl, parrot, a lot of perl5 modules, safeclib and libredwg.
2](https://liberapay.com/icculus/) - Linux ports of games, game-related utilities.
2](https://cash.me/$Mowglii) - Mowglii apps, author of Itsycal and Snk.
MELPA lisp package archive and other software tooling.
2](https://liberapay.com/tanuk) - PulseAudio sound server contributor.
2](https://liberapay.com/yorik) - FreeCAD contributor.
Articles and Tutorials
Author of the "You Don't Know JS" book series. Doing articles, podcasts and OSS contributions.
2](https://liberapay.com/Bisqwit), #3 - Programming videos.
Linux discussion and news related podcast.
Future of Coding is a community, podcast, and research project organized by Steve Krouse.
Open Source Art
Various contributions to open source animation tools and animated shorts sources released under CC.