Regarding security reportings

In the past 5 years, since we continued this project from its previous maintainer, we frequently get suggestions, improvements or reportings about potential issues, also security related. Due to the amount of the requests and our internal proceedings, usually no direct contact or interaction happens. We do take the time to look at any of Read more >



We have added something new to Opendesktop: Collections. Collections are essentially like products, only that they contain already existing products instead of being one on its own. Anyone can use collections to easily combine related products that are otherwise residing in seperate categories. A collection can therefore consist of own or other products, so it Read more >


Sources and Licenses

Starting this month, products eligible to participate in receiving plings are required to do so under a valid libre license. Further some product categories ask the contributor to point to an online source(-code) repository of that exact product uploaded. The reason for that is not to just providing the source-code within the file archive itself, Read more >


Introducing Monthly Payouts

On May 1st we started our beta testphase to compensate creators for their contributions on a voluntary base. After 5 months of testing, we feel confident to roll it out publicly to anyone contributing to the Opendesktop to keep the platform growing for the benefit of everyone who enjoys OpenSource and Free/Libre Software and Content. Read more >


Opendesktop App released

The official Opendesktop App has been released and is available for download here: Opendesktop App allows you to “Install” and “Manage” any items downloaded under “My Collection”. Starting with wallpapers, it is also possibly to directly “Apply” an item from within the App, so a picture is then set as current background under most Read more >