Apps We Like #002 - Slack

These weekly recommendations will always be about apps and services that one or more of us in the AlternativeTo love and use. Slack is the latest product we started using as a team and it has really changed the way we work together. Slack is a powerful, fast and beautiful platform for team communication. They claim »

Apps We Like #001 - Authy

Welcome to Apps We Like – a weekly, hand-picked app recommendation by the AlternativeTo team. The first pick ever is Authy, a powerful two-factor authentication app that provides extra security for services like Google, Facebook, Evernote and Dropbox. Authy is a popular alternative to Google Authenticator that lets you share your two-factor authentication accounts between all your »

You can now log in to AlternativeTo with an email adress and password

We have always believed that smaller websites have more important things to think about than handling their users logins. We also believe that users should be careful about entering their email address and password into random forms on the internet. We think that as few websites as possible should store your passwords in their database and »

Happy Birthday AlternativeTo! We’re turning 5 years today.

Five years ago today we made AlternativeTo available to the public for the first time, so we consider March 11 to be our birthday. It has been five very fun, interesting and special years to us and we’re happy that we’ve made it this far. During the Summer of 2008 we came up with »

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 »

AlternativeTo for mobile devices - official launch

Maybe you’ve already read about it on Twitter or Facebook, or maybe you’ve seen it when visiting the site from your mobile phone, but today is the official launch of the mobile version of AlternativeTo. It has been in production for quite some time but now it’s finally here and we’re pretty »

Categories on AlternativeTo, how did this happen?

When we came up with the idea that was to become AlternativeTo we were determined to focus on helping people find alternatives to the applications they want to replace. To really make sure this stayed the focus we totally left out categories from the equation. Every application was its own category with a list of alternatives »