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 »

Forum, Comments and Reviews

A while back we made some major changes in the way comments and reviews work on AlternativeTo. What we did wasbasically to integrate our discussion forum with the comments so that every time you post a comment you start a new thread in our applications forum. Our goal is to make it easy for people »

What have we been up to?

We been working hard lately with AlternativeTo but we seem to have forgotten to tell you about it here. Here’s what’s new: You can now filter our different startpages by license. So if you want to get a list of our most liked Open Source Linux applications or recently added free Windows applications that »

The last update of 2010!

It’s been quiet for some time on AlternativeTo but a couple of weeks ago me and Markus had a meetup and made some plans for the future. The first thing on that list was to fix some small things that’s been littering our to do-list for way to long. You find the fixes and »

A mobile version of AlternativeTo and other news

Hi friends, We hope everything is well with you all! Autumn is here and that means lots of time for indoor activities like coding, designing and other work on this website of ours… AlternativeTo is getting more and more traffic every week and this makes us happy and even more dedicated to improve the site step »

New platform: Windows Phone 7

Microsoft is releasing their new mobile platform called Windows Phone 7 across the globe in the next couple of weeks. Many people (including us) are excited about this. We just added Windows Phone as a new platform to AlternativeTo and we really hope that we can help make a switch to Windows Phone 7 easier by »

Changes in the registration process

As mentioned in our previous post we were featured on Reddit recently and we got a ton of great feedback from the Reddit users. Among other stuff we got some valuable input on our registration process. So we made our incredibly simple registration process even simpler! Removed requirement for e-mail: Previously we required you to enter »

Desktop + Mobile = Software

Hi people! We hope you all had a nice summer and that you’re still around exploring new and exciting software on AlternativeTo. It’s time for a short update on what has happened on the site lately. Thank you First of all we want to take this chance to thank you all for coming to »

New look, features and discussion forums

Right now we’re working hard on bringing you new features and also a cleaner look and feel of the whole site. So what have we done lately? Discussion forums Some of you took the time to provide feedback, praise, complaints and questions via the Getsatisfaction service we previously used and we really appreciate that. Even »

Some hints and tips about our RSS feeds

RSS is a great way to keep yourself updated about stuff that interest you and of course AlternativeTo provide a couple of different RSS feeds for our content. Read on for a detailed explanation. RSS for all new applications These feeds are a subscription of all new applications that get added to our database and there »