Self-hosted applications to make use of

Self-hosted applications are applications that you install and run on your own server, as opposed to using a cloud-based service or a software as a service (SaaS) provider. This allows you to have more control over the application, its data, and its infrastructure. Here is a list of some popular self-hosted applications, grouped by category:


  • Nextcloud – A self-hosted file sharing and collaboration platform
  • Etherpad – A real-time collaborative text editor
  • Redmine – A project management and issue tracking platform
  • Taiga – An agile project management platform


  • Matrix – An open standard for decentralized communication
  • Rocket.Chat – A self-hosted chat platform for team communication
  • Mattermost – A secure, self-hosted alternative to Slack


  • Magento – A popular open-source e-commerce platform
  • PrestaShop – Another open-source e-commerce platform

Content Management

  • WordPress – The most popular open-source content management system (CMS)
  • Drupal – Another popular open-source CMS
  • Joomla – Yet another popular open-source CMS


  • GitLab – A self-hosted Git repository manager and continuous integration platform
  • Home Assistant – An open-source home automation platform
  • Tranquility – A self-hosted time tracking and invoicing platform

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