MacForge.net: Now Over 40,000 Mac Open Source Projects
– In less than a year, Mac open source index has grown substantially
– MacForge continues to present open source that runs on the Mac
November 28, 2006 — WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA — MacTech(r) Magazine announced
today that its MacForge(tm) Mac open source project index now has over
40,000 projects. MacForge.net was created for not only the experienced
open source user, but to introduce the Mac technical community to the
wonderful array of projects available.
With the huge availability of open source out there, it can be difficult to
find projects most relevant to the Mac. MacForge indexes open source
projects that either have already been built for/tested on the Mac, or are
likely to run on the Mac, without major porting work.
“MacForge was originally created out of necessity, but has quickly become
popular among thousands of users looking for open source solutions on the
Mac,” said Neil Ticktin, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, MacTech Magazine. “And,
we continue to work hard to keep the community aware of Mac open source
The site also features the ability to filter projects further, search,
browse categories, and sort in a variety of different ways.
Originally created by MacVerse for MacTech, the site is a public beta and
evolving — so users are encouraged to communicate with the magazine on
what it would like to see in the future.
place to let the magazine know what you think.
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