Happy 10th Anniversary, AlternativeTo!

This week 10 years ago, we launched AlternativeTo. Even though I believed we had a good idea, I didn't think I would sit here 10 years later and write a little post about our anniversary. I came up with the idea for AlternativeTo when reinstalling my computer in 2008. I remember when I was about to »

New Login / Authentication System

As you all know, time flies. Time had definitely taken its toll on our login system; finally, we decided it was time for us to throw away the old and bring in the new. So we completely rebuilt our entire login system from the ground up with the help of some new services and a lot »

Helpful comments and more

Last time we wrote an update on the blog we talked a lot about lists. We are still working on that feature and are trying to wrap our heads around it. Lists are so far only available for the crew, but we soon will let you guys create some lists as well! Helpful comments and reviews »

Dev diary March 2016 - New design and future improvements

A month and a half ago we launched our new design and we are incredibly happy with the result. We have received a lot of positive feedback and everything went surprisingly smooth for such a big update. Since then we have spent most of our time fixing minor bugs, hunt down performance issues and improve the »

Unlimited amount of platforms, unlimited possibilites

Ever since we started AlternativeTo a few years ago we have felt a bit limited with the standard platforms like Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and so on. We wanted people to also be able to find alternatives to jQuery Plugins, Chrome Extensions and add-ons to Microsoft Outlook, but we didn’t have a good solution for »