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Programs Using libcurl

An incomplete list of applications that use libcurl. There are many more out there. Many applications are also built on top of various libcurl bindings, and they are not included here. Mail curl-web to get added to this list.

Name Description Author
mulk Non-interactive multi-connection network downloader with image filtering and Metalink support  
mpd MPD is a flexible, powerful, server-side application for playing music. Through plugins and libraries it can play a variety of sound files while being controlled by it's network protocol.  
Amanda a backup system that allows the administrator to set up a single master backup server to back up multiple hosts over network to tape drives/changers or disks or optical media.  
Libzypp ZYpp is a Linux software management engine with a powerful dependency resolver and a convenient package management API.  
Sidewinder An open-source application framework that uses web standards like XHTML, SVG and XForms instead of more complex languages, such as C++ or Java, to create rich internet-facing applications and widgets. webBackplane
Liferea A simple and free Gtk desktop news aggregator for Unix and Linux  
XboxMediaCenter a free open source (GPL) multimedia player for the Xbox(TM) from Microsoft.  
Eiffel Studio An IDE for Eiffel development Eiffel Software
yava Yet Another V4L Application (or yava for short) is a lightweight v4l framegrabber with support for TrueType fonts and ftp-upload. Kristian Gunstone
Gizmo an internet telephone, that is as simple as instant messaging  
metadl Metadl is a downloading plugin for NSIS Hampus Wessman
wubi Wubi is an unofficial Ubuntu installer for Windows  
Novobot heavy-duty RSS feed reader for Windows Gleb Dolgich
curl-loader Provides a HTTP/HTTPS load based on libcurl, simulating thousands and tens of thousands of clients, each with its own source IP-address  
Sylpheed-Claws an email client (and news reader) that uses libcurl in at least three plugins: vCalendar, RSSyl and Gtkhtml2Viewer  
Gnash a GNU Flash movie player  
YouGrabber a multi-threaded (POSIX Threads based) command line video downloader Quetzy Garcia
ytgrabcl You Tube Movie Grabber CL allows you to download movies from Luca Sepe
fbida image viewer Gerd Knorr
libnxml a C library for parsing, writing and creating XML 1.0 and 1.1 files or streams. Andrea Marchesini
libTorrent a BitTorrent library written in C++ for *nix, with a focus on high performance and good code  
CurlFtpFS A FTP filesystem based on cURL and FUSE Robson Braga Araujo
News Notification A gtk based rss reader which notifies the user of new rss news via a popup window. Don Neumann
Shibboleth an open source implementation to support inter-institutional sharing of web resources subject to access controls  
OPeNDAP Open-source Project for a Network Data Access Protocol OPeNDAP Inc
LaserNet LaserNet receives multiple formats of purchase orders and supplier invoices for automatic handling and integration with the ERP system. Uses libcurl for ftp and http upload/download. EFS Technology
HyPhy A free multiplatform software package intended to perform maximum likelihood analyses of genetic sequence data and equipped with tools to test various statistical hypotheses.  
MiKTeX up-to-date TeX implementation for the Windows operating system Christian Schenk
XD640 Lightweight desktop environment and office suite  
Emma3D A free, open-source platform for creating and delivering real-time 3D rich media over the internet. Murat Aktihanoglu, Chris Marrin, Rob Myers and Rick Pasetto
BOINC A software platform for distributed computing using volunteered computer resources. Used by popular project such as SETI@home, and IBM's World Community Grid. BOINC team
AST a web-based application for keeping track of stocks. It features a portfolio with dividend tracking, worksheet to keep track of prospects, a stock comparison utility and a search engine for the stock market. Michael Williamson
git an open source, distributed version control system  
Blue Frog spam "hit back" tool  
Paperboy-RSS the all around 'best' open source RSS reader  
LaRepubblicaDL A downloader for the Italian 'La Repubblica' newspaper Francesco Cosoleto
Gnu PG a complete and free replacement for PGP free "productivity suite" compatible with all major office suites.  
Xen a Virtual Machine Monitor for x86 that supports execution of multiple guest operating systems  
Clam AntiVirus (Clamav) a GPL anti-virus toolkit for UNIX  
Gravytris a 3D-tetris Andre Krause
Ensemblist a 3D puzzle game in which you have to model a given shape with geometric primitives that you must assemble with boolean operations (using constructive solid geometry) rixed
Luau Luau provides a backbone for disseminating software updates throughout a software project's userbase. David Eklund
logan's multimedia console a xine-lib and readline-based media player  
Raptor Raptor is a C library for parsing RDF syntaxes into RDF triples.  
nALFS nALFS is interactive, ncurses-based application used for parsing the ALFS profiles (simple instructions in XML)  
DCTC DCTC (Direct Connect Text Client) is a library that gives access to the direct connect world  
libmsn libmsn is a C++ library for Microsoft's MSN Messenger service. It provides a high-level interface that allows an application to access instant messaging features with ease.  
MusicImage MusicImage communicates with Apple's iTunes application on MacOS X to provide users with the ability to show anyone on the Web what music they are listening to - uses libcurl for communication with its server.  
NetMate NETMATE (Network Measurement and Accounting System) is a flexible and extensible network measurement tool (meter). It can be used for accounting, delay/loss measurement, packet capturing and much more.  
httpup httpup is a simple program to synchronize data in one direction Johannes Winkelmann
Discover Discover is a hardware identification system based on the libdiscover2 library. Discover provides a flexible interface that programs can use to report a wide range of information about the hardware that is installed on a Linux system.  
bidbuddy Pay per click search engine bid management system checks and updates keyword bids on most major engines. Uses Curl to retrieve keyword bid data from secure xml feeds and to post back updates.  
grip Grip is a cd-player and cd-ripper for the Gnome desktop.  
HTTP Header Lint Httplint performs various checks on HTTP/1.1 headers returned by a server. James Bursa.
Aegis A Software Configuration Management System, with a process which includes code reviews and automated testing. Aegis supports distributed development.  
UnrealIRCd An Open Source (GPL) Internet Relay Chat (IRC) server with numerous features. UnrealIRCd uses libcurl to allow administrators to pull configuration files off of a remote host. UnrealIRCd Team
MapServer OpenSource development environment for building spatially enabled Internet applications (a.k.a. webmapping).  
VolView An intuitive, interactive system for volume visualization cross-platform Kitware
CMake A cross-platform, open-source make system - uses libcurl for submitting testing results Kitware
QuIDScor an open source tool for correlating IDS events with vulnerabilities detected by QualysGuard. Qualys
slapt-get an APT-like system for Slackware package management Jason Woodward
DigiGuide The most powerful and flexible TV and radio guide for the UK and Ireland GipsyMedia Ltd
darcs Yet another replacement for CVS, written in Haskell. David Roundy
RadioLover Mac OS X Internet Radio Recorder Bitcartel
Habitat a performance management system which captures, stores, and visualises table-based time series data. system garden
OpenSAML an Open Source Security Assertion Markup Language implementation  
Gnosi Gnome2 Software Installer  
NetSurf an open-source web browser for RISC OS.  
Ensemblist Puzzle game based on constructive solid geometry Rixed, Dom. William
YPOPs! YPOPs! is an open-source initiative to provide free POP3 and SMTP access to your Yahoo! Mail account. Anuj Seth, K Shyam, Daniel Bryg
NetDropbox NetDropbox is a file transfer service that makes it easy to send large files to anyone with an email address. Max Campos
CodeWorker a parsing tool and a source code generator, available in Open Source devoted to cover many aspects of the generative programming. Cedric Lemaire
iShell iShell is a professional rich-media authoring tool, ideal for building custom Internet applications, advanced CD-ROM-Internet hybrids, e-learning applications and Internet kiosks. Tribeworks
wmweather provides a monitor on a 64x64 mini window that displays the current weather. Martin A. Godisch
Comic Collection in C A system to automatically download, catalogue and view webcomics. Robert Synnott
MirrorX Mac OS X tool for mirroring pharmaLine
PicMeme PicMeme is a stand alone Windows application *and* Windows screen saver that crawls through internet web space and collects interesting pictures to be displayed on your screen. Jason Plumb
paintlib paintlib is a portable C++ class library for image loading, saving and manipulation. Ulrich von Zadow and other contributors
RAVL A huge image processing and computer vision library. Charles Galambos
gnaughty A GTK frontend to the movies section of David Moore
Virex Macintosh anti-virus software McAfee
UrlGet UrlGet is a download manager that uses GTK+2, libxml2, and libcurl. Plus Huang
Xine xine is a free multimedia player.  
Snarl SNMP Snarl is a MIB module for net-snmp. snarl is an active URL monitoring web robot that will send its monitoring results as snmp traps Stephan Wenzel
Vaayu Vaayu is a software based Intrusion Detection System (IDS) stress tool to generate attacks for an IDS in an operational environment. Latha Krishnamurthi
PHPAUTHNET The most widely used script for processing transactions through the gateway Unknown Designs Inc.
streamtuner streamtuner is a stream directory browser. It will connect to a source (probably a web server) and retrieve the list of available audio streams. Jean-Yves Lefort
DataShift DataShift is a win32 application which is part of our client-server system to generate HTML, Flash and PDF webcontent. Libcurl is being used for all communication between DataShift and the server application. NeptuneLabs, Germany
gSpinner gSpinner is a horrible hack that uses trplayer, RealPlayer 7 and up, and libcurl to simulate the interface of Spinner Lite, a Web-based interface to the Internet "radio" service. Jeremy Latt
Aku Aku is a download queue that handles HTTP and FTP downloads. It listens for URLs on a FIFO and queues them up, downloading a set number at a time.  
AlsaPlayer pcm audio player for Linux and other similar systems  
DevProxy A small (<500kb) Win32 anonymous proxy server Thomas P. Harty
IPWatcher around-the-clock website monitoring Dictionary Installer Dictionary Installer for Unix Jonathan Hudson
Motion A software motion detector using input from video4linux devices and/or from webcams pe1rxq at
pam_http PAM module using HTTP Basic authentication Kragen Sitaker
EmBrowser EmBrowser has been developed from the ground up, targeting the Linux OS and designed to achieve small size and high performance. It is built around a small browser core, but with loadable extension modules to support full-featured web browsing. Emsoft Limited
Xinergie Client Framework A generic framework for web-accessible XML-based services Machina Networks
TA-LIB A set of C/C++ libraries allowing to manage and process stock/future market data. fortier at
MEFT - Mass E-Gold Pledge Fulfillment MEFT is a tool to make donating money through the internet easier.  
LANforge FIRE The LANforge-FIRE platform can generate FTP, HTTP, TCP/IP, UDP/IP, Ethernet and custom payloads. Candela Technologies
Vorbis Tools These tools will allow you to play, encode and manage Ogg Vorbis files.  
Watson Mac OS X application that puts a GUI over several useful Internet services. Makes use of CurlHandle Dan Wood
Grub-Client an open source, distributed internet crawler "Team Grub"
NetMess NetMess is a p2p file sharing system.  
komhem automates login to the cable/ADSL provider Telia Comhem Olov Johansson
mod_xslt XML and XSL "stuff" for Apache
The Phoenix Program Phoenix program runs as screensaver on your desktop and let us use it when you dont (for computations of scientific interest).  
DaVinci DaVinci is a journalling client. It works as a stand-alone journal manager, or with online journalling systems such as Advogato and LiveJournal. John Tunison
Debian ARchiving Tool dart is used to mirror source (project is now dead) Glenn McGrath
XML-RPC for C and C++ xmlrpc-c is an XML-RPC implementation for C and C++! (*surprise*) Eric Kidd
libcomprex libcomprex library transparently handles automatic compression and decompression of files
logjam a GTK client for  
Open Packages The New Standard for Open Source binaries a whole bunch of people
SOAP to CORBA bridge generic SOAP to CORBA Open Source bridge project LifeLine Networks
mod_curltunnel small apache reverse proxy module Jukka Pihl
eSOAP Embedded SOAP toolkit Rosimildo daSilva
curl Command line tool to transfer files using URL syntax Daniel Stenberg
PreViking A telephony daemon Zaheer Merali
MandrakeUpdateRobot A console based MandrakeUpdate. This tool enables automatic retrieval of updates (including the dependencies too) prana at
wmget wmget (formerly wmcurl) is a dock app for the GNU Window Maker window manager which makes it more convenient to perform long downloads in the background. Aaron Trickey
FFTS The Finicky Financial Trading System (FFTS) is an open-source front-office trading and risk management system Mark Higgins
camE camE is a Webcam grabber designed for video4linux devices  

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