List of projects using Meson

If you have a project that uses Meson that you want to add to this list, please file a pull-request for it. All the software on this list is tested for regressions before release, so it's highly recommended that projects add themselves here.

  • AQEMU, a Qt GUI for QEMU virtual machines, since version 0.9.3
  • Arduino sample project
  • Budgie Desktop, a desktop environment built on GNOME technologies
  • casync, Content-Addressable Data Synchronization Tool
  • cinnamon-desktop, the cinnamon desktop library
  • dbus-broker, Linux D-Bus Message Broker
  • Dpdk, Data plane development kit, a set of libraries and drivers for fast packet processing
  • DXVK, a Vulkan-based Direct3D 11 implementation for Linux using Wine
  • Emeus, Constraint based layout manager for GTK+
  • Frida, a dynamic binary instrumentation toolkit
  • fwupd, a simple daemon to allow session software to update firmware
  • Geary, an email application built around conversations, for the GNOME 3 desktop.
  • GLib, cross-platform C library used by GTK+ and GStreamer (not the default yet)
  • Gnome Boxes, a Gnome hypervisor
  • Gnome Builder, an IDE for the Gnome platform
  • Gnome MPV, Gnome frontend to the mpv video player
  • Gnome Recipes, application for cooking recipes
  • Gnome Software, an app store for Gnome
  • Gnome Twitch, an app for viewing Twitch streams on Gnome desktop
  • Gnome Usage, a Gnome application for visualizing system resources
  • Graphene, a thin type library for graphics
  • Grilo and Grilo plugins, the Grilo multimedia framework
  • GStreamer, multimedia framework (not the default yet)
  • GTK+, the multi-platform toolkit used by GNOME
  • GtkDApp, an application template for developing Flatpak apps with Gtk+ and D
  • GVfs, a userspace virtual filesystem designed to work with the I/O abstraction of GIO
  • Hardcode-Tray, fixes hardcoded tray icons in Linux
  • HexChat, a cross-platform IRC client in C
  • IGT, Linux kernel graphics driver test suite.
  • JsonCpp, a C++ library for interacting with JSON
  • Json-glib, GLib-based JSON manipulation library
  • Ksh, a Korn Shell
  • Libdrm, a library for abstracting DRM kernel interfaces
  • Libepoxy, a library for handling OpenGL function pointer management
  • libfuse, the reference implementation of the Linux FUSE (Filesystem in Userspace) interface
  • Libgit2-glib, a GLib wrapper for libgit2
  • Libhttpseverywhere, a library to enable httpseverywhere on any desktop app
  • Libosmscout, a C++ library for offline map rendering, routing and location
    lookup based on OpenStreetMap data
  • Libva, an implementation for the VA (VIdeo Acceleration) API
  • Libzim, the reference implementation for the ZIM file format
  • Kiwix libraries
  • Mesa, An open source graphics driver project
  • MiracleCast, connect external monitors to your system via Wifi-Display specification aka Miracast
  • Nautilus, the Gnome file manager
  • Nemo, the file manager for the Cinnamon desktop environment
  • Orc, the Optimized Inner Loop Runtime Compiler (not the default yet)
  • Outlier, a small Hello World style meson example project
  • Pango, an Internationalized text layout and rendering library (not the default yet)
  • Parzip, a multithreaded reimplementation of Zip
  • PipeWire, a framework for video and audio for containerized applications
  • Pithos, a Pandora Radio client
  • Pitivi, a nonlinear video editor
  • Polari, an IRC client
  • radare2, unix-like reverse engineering framework and commandline tools (not the default)
  • SSHFS, allows you to mount a remote filesystem using SFTP
  • Sysprof, a profiling tool
  • systemd, the init system
  • szl, a lightweight, embeddable scripting language
  • Taisei Project, an open-source Touhou Project clone and fangame
  • xi-gtk, a GTK+ front-end for the Xi editor
  • Xorg, the X.org display server (not the default yet)
  • Valum, a micro web framework written in Vala
  • Wayland and Weston, a next generation display server (not merged yet)
  • wlroots, a modular Wayland compositor library
  • ZStandard, a compression algorithm developed at Facebook (not used by default)

Note that a more up-to-date list of GNOME projects that use Meson can be found here.

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