10+ Useful Open Source Apps for iPhone

by on July 15th, 2010

Yep! Open source apps for iPhone exist.

Publishing / Blogging Open Source Apps

wordpress on iphone - publish content from iphone

WordPress is the most blogging platform. This app lets you create and edit content on your blog easily. It’s easy to manage your WordPress blog from your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. With WordPress for iPhone OS, you can moderate comments and create or edit posts and pages. All you need is a WordPress.com blog or a self-hosted blog running WordPress.

Download from iTunes

Reference Open Source Apps

Wiki How

wiki how app for iphone

75,000+ how-to articles from wikiHow, the wiki how-to manual. Plus an emergency survival kit stored for offline use.

Download from iTunes

Games Open Source Apps

Wolfenstein 3D Classic

wolfenstein app iphone

Play the legendary original game that launched the First Person Shooter genre. You are OSA super agent B.J. Blazkowicz and you must escape from Castle Wolfenstein and defeat the twisted Nazi regime!

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Doom Classic

“Best of 2009” Top 10 Game.

doom classic for iphone

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Star3map is an augmented reality star and planet charting application for the iPhone 3Gs. When star3map starts up, it uses your iPhone’s CoreLocation service to determine your global position. With that information, and the current time, it will display a view of the current positions of the stars and planets around you.

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Music Open Source Apps



Grid is an open source additive synthesis system ideal for rhythmic, melodic, or textural applications.

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Utilities Open Source Apps


funmbol app

The Funambol plug-in delivers over-the-air backup and synchronization of your iPhone contacts. Keep your Contacts in sync with your address books, anywhere, anytime.

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Open Source Apps for Developers


iPhoney Homepage


iphone ipod touch code open source

Repository of iPhone and iPod Touch source code, including TouchJSON, TouchXML and more.

Touch Code Homepage


OpenClip Homepage

Entertainment Open Source Apps

Now Playing

With Now Playing you can read movie reviews, locate theaters and show times, even purchase tickets.

Download from iTunes

iPhone Hacks Open Source Apps

ZiPhone Jailbreak

A Jailbreak app.

ziphone jailbreak

ZiPhone Jailbreak Homepage


The quickest jail breaking solution!

QuickPwn Homepage


Installer.app can be used to install any third-party software on a jailbroken iPhone. (offline)


Linux on iPhone