Now Over 45,000 Mac Open Source Projects
– In 20 months, Mac open source index has grown substantially
– MacForge continues to present open source that runs on the Mac

August 21, 2007 — WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA — MacTech Magazine announced today
that its MacForge Mac open source project index now has over 45,000
projects. 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 continues to evolve —
so users are encouraged to communicate with the magazine on what it would
like to see in the future. (letters at is a good place to let
the magazine know what you think.

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