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Welcome to our digital community and free software foundry! shares tools, practices and narratives that empower artists, creatives and citizens in the digital age.

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Who we are
Our mission is to create a more open world where all non-personal information is free for everyone to use. Our success is measured by the social, economical and environmental impact of our work. Learn more about what makes our approach so special:
  • Interdisciplinarity is a non-profit free software foundry with almost 20 years of expertise in developing applications used worldwide.

  • Open-source

    Code is our literature: we build software to communicate, interact and inspire. We let art, science and technology meet open source.

  • Sustainable

    We welcome donations and cooperation proposals for projects that benefit human society and respect the natural environment.


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Our work is strictly non-profit and not commercial. We finance our activities through public funding and voluntary donations.

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What we do
Since the year 2000 a large amount of people and organisations in all fields employed and redistributed our creations. Our software gives everybody the right to use, study, share and improve its code, supporting fundamental freedoms. Discover more by scrolling through some of our projects:


Zenroom is a small, portable and secure language interpreter of a domain specific language called zencode, able to execute cryptographic operations and smart contracts in a multiplatform environment.

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Devuan GNU+Linux is a fork of Debian without systemd that allows users to reclaim control over their system by avoiding unnecessary entanglements and ensuring Init Freedom.

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Enabling a data-based circular economy via global collaboration and local production

Our vision is to promote a circular, resilient, and digitally-based mode of production and consumption that enables the greatest possible sovereignty, empowerment and participation of citizens all over the world.

We want to support Fab Cities to produce everything they consume by 2054 based on collaboratively developed and globally shared data as commons on the web.

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ReflowOS is an operating system for communities who want to create federated and secure economic networks to foster the creation of distributed value chains – satisfying human needs, without exceeding planetary boundaries.

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Dowse is not only a functional tool, but a symbolic operation proposing a different approach to networking. It provides an easy to use interface with user-centric design inspired by a LEAN UX approach.

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Gitzone is a git-based zone file management tool for BIND. Users can update their zones in a git repository, then during a push the zone files are checked, updated & reloaded from git receive hooks.

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Frei0r is a minimalistic plugin API for video effects. The main emphasis is on simplicity for an API that will round up the most common video effects into simple filters, sources and mixers that can be controlled by parameters.

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Dynebolic is a free software operating system for media activists, artists and creatives, as well as a practical tool for multimedia production, enabling manipulation and broadcasting of sound and video on multiple platforms.

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Tomb is an 100% free and open source system for file encryption on GNU/Linux, facilitating the backup of secret files. Tomb is written in code that is easy to review and links commonly shared components.

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Dyne has contributed to the development of digital culture and the Internet since the 1990s, showing that it is possible to bring technology close to the people and fight successfully for the common good.

— Tatiana Bazzichelli
Disruption Network Lab

When I dream about building a better digital future, I know where to find its architects: at Dyne!

— Renata Avila
CEO of Open Knowledge Foundation

Dyne supports software freedom for many decades, and its founder is the godfather of hacker activism. We are immensely grateful to their support over the years during our nascent humble beginnings. Dyne provides long term stable, sustainable and secure backing for important projects.

— Amir Taaki
Crypto hero, DarkFi’s contribution to the Free Software community is immense. We appreciate this work from India.

I have worked with Dyne on projects for the EU Commission. They are one of the most important free software organizations in the world, and are constantly pushing for using new technologies to actually help in the daily lives of citizens. is made of Empowering Technologies, Sovereign Hacktivism, Autonomous Policy, Protological Subversion, Alternative Operating Systems and Utopian Code.

The Tomb project by is actually really cool. They have done a lot of work to make the power of cryptsetup accessible to mere mortals.

Zenroom stands for Citizen Crypto. It is a core part of the DECODE tech stack for Smart Cities and makes it easy to understand the complexity of data transformation while being compatible with any platform, including Legacy Infrastructure. makes Crypto for Citizens and makes it Open Source.

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