Apps We Like #005 - Telegram

The killer feature of any messaging app is always the fact that your friends are using it, or that they are willing to start. While this factor is different for everyone, having apps available for many platforms is a good start. Telegram is used a lot by the AlternativeTo team and it is available on almost »

6 Years Of Helping People Find Better Software

Yes, websites can have birthdays! Six years ago today we published the very first version of AlternativeTo, and today more people than ever come to the site daily in search of better alternatives to applications and tools they want to replace. They come from countries all over the world, and according to Google Analytics we have »

Apps We Like #004 - Scanbot

Apps that transform paper documents to digital versions are a crowded space, especially on iOS. But after testing many of them over a period of many months I have found a clear favorite. Scanbot has all the features you will ever need without feeling overcomplicated or bloated. Most importantly, it’s very quick and easy to »

Apps We Like #003 - Nuzzel

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the massive flow of blog posts, news articles, videos and other links coming at us every day via social media platforms. The people we follow on Twitter and Facebook have a ton of interesting links to share but sometimes you just can’t handle them all. If there only »

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 »