The Open Source iPhone Apps List

Here is the open source iphone app list in alphabetical order:

1. 2012 Olympics – App displaying timetable for 2012 Olympic events. (iTunes link) (source code)

2. ABC 123 – Sequence memorization game. Utilizes Cocos2D. (iTunes link) (source code)

3. AntiMapLog – An app for recording your own data (location, time, etc.) over a period of time. (iTunes link) (source code)

4. Barcode Scanner – An example app that is part of the Zxing barcode reader project. (iTunes link) (source code)

5. Battle For Wesnoth – Fantasy themed turn based tactical RPG game available on several platforms and now the iPhone/iPad. (iTunes link) (source code)

6. Bubbsy – Cocos2D based game using Box2D fixes and Tiled level creation. (iTunes link) (source code)

7. Camlingual – App that can read and translate signs using sophisticated OCR. (iTunes link) (source code)

8. Climbers – 2D finger dragging climbing game created with Cocos2D. (iTunes link) (source code)

9. Colloquy – Conversion of the most popular Mac IRC client to the iPhone.(iTunes link) (source code)

10. ComicFlow – Beautiful comic book reader for iPad. (iTunes link) (source code)

11. Countitout – A generic counting app. (iTunes link) (source code)

12. Diceshaker – Dice rolling simulator designed for role-playing game enthusiasts. (iTunes link) (source code)

13. Dollar Bets – App for recording personal bets placed with your friends. (iTunes link) (source code)

14. Doom Classic – Classic 3D first person shooter. (iTunes link) (source code)

15. Dozuki – Interactive repair manual app from the guys at iFixit. (iTunes link) (source code)

16. Ecological Footprint – Calculate, display, and record your ecological footprint. (iTunes link) (source code)

17. Edgy – App for demonstrating the basics of OpenCV and the iPhone. (iTunes link) (source code)

18. Edhita – iPad text editor with file transfer support and browser previewing. (iTunes link) (source code)

19. Fosdem– Calendar app for the Fosdem open source conference. (source code)

20. Freshbooks – Open Source iPhone app that enables usage of Freshbooks web invoicing software from your iPhone. (iTunes link) (source code)

21. Frotz – Open Source interactive fiction app with support for the Z-machine format. (iTunes link) (source code)

22. Gas Guide – Guides for helping medical students study built from the Gas guide source. (iTunes link) (source code)

23. Gorillas – Classic Worms/iShoot turn based shooter type game converted to iPhone from basic. Utilizes Cocos2D. (iTunes link) (source code).

24. iLabyrinth – Puzzle game written in Cocos2D requiring you to navigate through increasingly difficult labyrinths. (iTunes link) (source code)

25. iStrobe – Turns the iPhone 4 flash into a highly configurable strobe light.(iTunes link) (source code)

26. – Software that enables usage of the platform for personal radio stations. (iTunes link) (source code)

27. Mobilesynth – A monophonic synthesizer designed for live performance.(iTunes link) (source code)

28. Molecules – Allows you to view 3D models of molecules and manipulate them through touch. (iTunes link) (source code)

29. Mover – Allows you to transfer stuff from one iPhone to another by “flicking” it to the other device. (iTunes link) (source code)

30. Mugician – iPad music synthesis app being used by various musicians in real life gigs. (iTunes link) (source code)

31. Natsulion – A basic twitter client converted from mac. (iTunes link) (source code)

32. NevoChess – A Xiangqi game. (iTunes link) (source code)

33. News:yc – A hacker news client. (iTunes link) (source code)

34. NowPlaying – Allows you to check local theater listings, and check rotten tomato ratings. (iTunes link) (source code)

35. Packlog – Backpack journal client. (iTunes link) (source code)

36. PlainNote – Simple Open Source Notepad. (iTunes link) (source code)

37. PocketFlix – Find movies, and manage your Netflix information. (iTunes link) (source code)

38. Prey – Anti-theft tracker featuring on-demand and push notification activation. (iTunes link) (source code)

39. Puff Puff – Beautiful underwater 2D game utilizing Cocos2D and Openfeint featuring unique physics based gameplay. (iTunes link) (source code)

40. reMail – E-mail client featuring ultra-fast search. Removed from app store, but source made available. (source code)

41. RobotFindsKitten – Port of a very silly “classic” ASCII game. (iTunes link) (source code)

42. RPI Shuttle Tracker – App for tracking bus positions around the RPI campus. (iTunes link) (source code)

43. Sci-15 HPCalc – Calculator app based on classic scientific HP-Calculator.(itunes link) (source code)

44. SpaceBubble – Space game featuring core graphics, and accelerometer usage. (itunes link) (source code)

45. Star3Map – Augmented reality star and planet charting application. (itunes link) (source code)

46. Stockfish Chess – A chess game featuring extremely effective AI . (itunes link) (source code)

47. Sudoku Resolv  – Sudoku solving app using computer vision. (itunes link) (source code)

48. Task Coach – Personal to-do list and task manager. (itunes link) (source code)

49. Tilt Monster – iPhone game written with the Corona SDK that reached top 25 in the app store. (itunes link) (source code)

50. Travel Advice UK – App featuring worldwide travel advice provided by the UK Governemnt. (itunes link) (source code)

51. Tux Rider – iPhone port of the extremely popular, and beautiful 3D Tux Racer game. (itunes link) (source code)

52. Tweejump – Platform jumping game inspired by Icy Tower. Utilizes Cocos2D. (itunes link) (source code)

53. Tweetee – Enhanced version of the Natsulion Twitter Client. (itunes link) (source code)

54. Tweetero – Basic twitter client with image uploading. (itunes link) (source code)

55. ViralFire – Unique game where you are a dodging blood cell. (itunes link) (source code)

56. Wikihow – A reader app for the popular how to wiki site. (itunes link) (source code)

57. Wikipedia – Official Wikipedia app for iOS devices. (itunes link) (source code)

58. Wolfenstein 3D Classic Platinum – If you haven’t heard of Wolfenstein post below so we can say a prayer for you. (itunes link) (source code)

59. WordPress – Client for managing WordPress blogs. Also has an iPad version. (itunes link) (source code)

60. Xpilot – Simple massively multiplayer arcade shooter from the early days of the internet. (itunes link) (source code)

61. YourRights – Pocket database containing a summary of your legal rights.(itunes link) (source code)

62. ZBar – A barcode reader open source iphone app. (itunes link) (source code)

Check them out if you are working on something similar or think they might have a feature you could use there’s no reason to re-invent the wheel.  Always make sure you understand the licenses as many of these open source iPhone apps are GPL and require that you open source your app.

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