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  • alacritty A cross-platform, GPU enhanced terminal emulator
  • Arti An implementation of Tor, in Rust. (So far, it's a not-very-complete client. But watch this space!)
  • asm-cli-rust An interactive assembly shell written in rust.
  • broot A new way to see and navigate directory trees (get an overview of a directory, even a big one; find a directory then cd to it; never lose track of file hierarchy while you search; manipulate your files, ...), further reading Latest Version
  • cloudflare/boringtun A Userspace WireGuard VPN Implementation build badge
  • datafusion Apache Arrow DataFusion and Ballista query engines
  • denoland/deno A secure JavaScript/TypeScript runtime built with V8, Rust, and Tokio Build Status
  • doprz/dipc Convert your favorite images and wallpapers with your favorite color palettes/themes
  • Factotum A system to programmatically run data pipelines
  • fcsonline/drill A HTTP load testing application inspired by Ansible syntax
  • fend - Arbitrary-precision unit-aware calculator build
  • Fractalide Simple Rust Microservices
  • habitat A tool created by Chef to build, deploy, and manage applications.
  • Herd an experimental HTTP load testing application
  • innernet - An overlay or private mesh network that uses Wireguard under the hood
  • jedisct1/flowgger A fast, simple and lightweight data collector
  • kalker - A scientific calculator that supports math-like syntax with user-defined variables, functions, derivation, integration, and complex numbers. Cross-platform + WASM support Build Status
  • kytan High Performance Peer-to-Peer VPN
  • linkerd/linkerd2-proxy Ultralight service mesh for Kubernetes.
  • MaidSafe A decentralized platform.
  • mdBook A command line utility to create books from markdown files Build Status
  • nicohman/eidolon A steam and drm-free game registry and launcher for linux and macosx
  • notty A new kind of terminal
  • Pijul A patch-based distributed version control system
  • Rio - A hardware-accelerated GPU terminal emulator powered by WebGPU, focusing to run in desktops and browsers.
  • rx Vi inspired Modern Pixel Art Editor
  • Servo A prototype web browser engine
  • shoes - A multi-protocol proxy server
  • shuttle A serverless platform built for Rust
  • Sniffnet Cross-platform application to monitor your network traffic with ease build badge crate
  • SWC super-fast TypeScript / JavaScript compiler
  • tiny A terminal IRC client
  • trust-dns A DNS-server Build Status
  • wasmer A safe and fast WebAssembly runtime supporting WASI and Emscripten Build Status
  • Weld Full fake REST API generator
  • wezterm A GPU-accelerated cross-platform terminal emulator and multiplexer
  • zellij A terminal multiplexer (workspace) with batteries included

Audio and Music

  • enginesound A GUI and command line application used to procedurally generate semi-realistic engine sounds. Featuring in-depth configuration, variable sample rate and a frequency analysis window.
  • figsoda/mmtc [mmtc] Minimal mpd terminal client that aims to be simple yet highly configurable build-badge
  • Glicol Graph-oriented live coding language written in Rust for collaborative musicking in browsers.
  • ncspot - Cross-platform ncurses Spotify client, inspired by ncmpc and the likes. build badge
  • Polaris A music streaming application.
  • Spotify TUI A Spotify client for the terminal written in Rust. Continuous Integration
  • Spotifyd An open source Spotify client running as a UNIX daemon. Continuous Integration
  • WhatBPM A daily statically generated information resource for electronic dance music producers. Provides daily analytics on the most frequently used values for each EDM genre: tempos, keys, root notes, and so on, using publicly available data such as Beatport and Spotify. Continuous Integration


  • artemis - A simple, modular, and fast framework for writing MEV bots in Rust.
  • beerus - Beerus is a trustless StarkNet Light Client, blazing fast and powered by Rust GitHub Workflow Status
  • Bitcoin Satoshi's Vision [sv] A Rust library for working with Bitcoin SV .
  • cairo - Cairo is the first Turing-complete language for creating provable programs for general computation. This is also the native language of StarkNet, a ZK-Rollup using STARK proofs GitHub Workflow Status
  • cairo-vm Rust implementation of the Cairo VM rust
  • ChainX Fully Decentralized Interchain Crypto Asset Management on Polkadot.
  • CITA A high performance blockchain kernel for enterprise users.
  • coinbase-pro-rs Coinbase pro client in Rust, supports sync/async/websocket
  • Diem Diems mission is to enable a simple global currency and financial infrastructure that empowers billions of people.
  • electrumrs An efficient re-implementation of Electrum Server in Rust.
  • ethabi - Encode and decode smart contract invocations.
  • ethaddrgen Custom Ethereum vanity address generator made in Rust
  • ethers-rs - Complete Ethereum & Celo library and wallet implementation in Rust. Build Status
  • etk - etk is a collection of tools for writing, reading, and analyzing EVM bytecode.
  • Forest - Rust Filecoin implementation Build Status
  • Foundry - Foundry is a blazing fast, portable and modular toolkit for Ethereum application development written in Rust. Build Status
  • Grin Evolution of the MimbleWimble protocol
  • hdwallet [hdwallet] BIP-32 HD wallet related key derivation utilities.
  • Holochain Scalable P2P alternative to blockchain for all those distributed apps you always wanted to build. detect critical check failures
  • ibc-rs - Rust implementation of the Interblockchain Communication protocol
  • infincia/bip39-rs [bip39] Rust implementation of BIP39.
  • interBTC Trustless and fully decentralized Bitcoin bridge to Polkadot and Kusama.
  • Joystream A user governed video platform
  • Lighthouse Rust Ethereum Consensus Layer (CL) Client Build Status
  • madara - Kaioshin is a blazing fast Starknet sequencer, based on substrate and written in Rust . GitHub Workflow Status
  • mev-inspect-rs - Ethereum MEV Inspector in Rust
  • near/nearcore decentralized smart-contract platform for low-end mobile devices.
  • Nervos CKB Nervos CKB is a public permissionless blockchain, the common knowledge layer of Nervos network.
  • Nimiq Rust implementation of Nimiq node
  • opensea-rs - Rust bindings & CLI to the Opensea API and Contracts.
  • Parity-Bitcoin The Parity Bitcoin client
  • Phala-Network/phala-blockchain Confidential smart contract blockchain based on Intel SGX and Substrate
  • Polkadot Heterogeneous multichain technology with pooled security
  • revm - Revolutionary Machine (revm) is a fast Ethereum virtual machine written in rust.
  • rust-bitcoin Library with support for de/serialization, parsing and executing on data structures and network messages related to Bitcoin.
  • rust-lightning Crate Bitcoin Lightning library written in Rust. The main crate,lightning, does not handle networking, persistence, or any other I/O. Thus,it is runtime-agnostic, but users must implement basic networking logic, chain interactions, and disk storage.po on linking crate.
  • sigma-rust Rust implementation of ErgoTree interpreter and wallet-related features.
  • Solana Incredibly fast, highly scalable blockchain using Proof-of-History.
  • Substrate Generic modular blockchain template written in Rust
  • svm-rs - Solidity-Compiler Version Manager.
  • tendermint-rs - Rust implementation of Tendermint blockchain data structures and clients
  • wagyu [wagyu] Rust library for generating cryptocurrency wallets
  • zcash Zcash is an implementation of the "Zerocash" protocol.


  • Atomic-Server [atomic-server] - NoSQL graph database with realtime updates, dynamic indexing and easy-to-use GUI for CMS purposes. Release
  • CozoDB - A transactional, relational database that uses Datalog and focuses on graph data and algorithms. Time-travel-capable, and fast! GitHub Workflow Status
  • Databend - A Modern Real-Time Data Processing & Analytics DBMS with Cloud-Native Architecture Release
  • DB3 Network DB3 is a community-driven blockchain layer2 decentralized database network GitHub Workflow Status (with event)
  • GreptimeDB - An open-source, cloud-native, distributed time-series database with PromQL/SQL/Python supported.CI
  • indradb Rust based graph database
  • Lucid High performance and distributed KV store accessible through a HTTP API. Build Status
  • Materialize - Streaming SQL database powered by Timely Dataflow 💲 Build status
  • Neon Serverless Postgres. We separated storage and compute to offer autoscaling, branching, and bottomless storage.
  • noria [noria] Dynamically changing, partially-stateful data-flow for web application backends
  • ParityDB Fast and reliable database, optimised for read operation
  • PumpkinDB an event sourcing database engine
  • Qdrant - An open source vector similarity search engine with extended filtering support Tests
  • RisingWaveLabs/RisingWave - the next-generation streaming database in the cloud CI
  • seppo0010/rsedis A Redis reimplementation in Rust
  • Skytable A multi-model NoSQL database GitHub Workflow Status
  • sled A (beta) modern embedded database Build Status
  • SurrealDB A scalable, distributed, document-graph database Build Status
  • TerminusDB - open source graph database and document store Build Status
  • tikv A distributed KV database in Rust Build Status
  • vorot93/libmdbx-rs [mdbx-sys] Rust bindings for MDBX, a "fast, compact, powerful, embedded, transactional key-value database, with permissive license". This is a fork of mozilla/lmdb-rs with patches to make it work with libmdbx.
  • WooriDB - General purpose time serial database inspired by Crux and Datomic.


See also crates matching keyword 'emulator'.


See also Games Made With Piston.


Image processing

Industrial automation


  • avito-tech/bioyino A high-performance scalable StatsD compatible server.
  • OpenTelemetry OpenTelemetry provides a single set of APIs, libraries, agents, and collector services to capture distributed traces and metrics from your application. You can analyze them using Prometheus, Jaeger, and other observability tools. GitHub Actions CI
  • Quickwit-oss/quickwit - Cloud-native and highly cost-efficient search engine for log management. CI
  • Scaphandre - A power consumption monitoring agent, to track host and each service power consumption and enable designing systems and applications for more sustainability. Designed to fit any monitoring toolchain (already supports prometheus, warp10, riemann...).
  • vectordotdev/vector A High-Performance, Logs, Metrics, & Events Router.

Operating systems

See also A comparison of operating systems written in Rust.


  • hyperswitch An open source payments orchestrator that lets you connect with multiple payment processors and route payment traffic effortlessly, all with a single API integration GitHub last commit


  • Bartib [Bartib] - A simple timetracker for the command line Tests
  • espanso A cross-platform Text Expander written in RustCI
  • eureka A CLI tool to input and store your ideas without leaving the terminal
  • Furtherance - Time tracking app built with Rust and GTK4
  • illacloud/illa [ILLA Cloud] - Low-code internal tool builder written with Rust.
  • LLDAP - Simplified LDAP interface for authentication.
  • pier-cli/pier A central repository to manage (add, search metadata, etc.) all your one-liners, scripts, tools, and CLIs

Routing protocols

  • Holo - Holo is a suite of routing protocols designed to support high-scale and automation-driven networks
  • RustyBGP - BGP implemented in the Rust Programming Language

Security tools

  • AFLplusplus/LibAFL - Advanced Fuzzing Library - Slot your Fuzzer together in Rust! Scales across cores and machines. For Windows, Android, MacOS, Linux, no_std, etc. build and test
  • cargo-audit - Audit Cargo.lock for crates with security vulnerabilities
  • cargo-auditable - Make production Rust binaries auditable
  • cargo-crev - A cryptographically verifiable code review system for the cargo (Rust) package manager.
  • cargo-deny - Cargo plugin to help you manage large dependency graphs
  • Cherrybomb - Stop half-done API specifications with a CLI tool that helps you avoid undefined user behaviour by validating your API specifications.
  • cotp - Trustworthy, encrypted, command-line TOTP/HOTP authenticator app with import functionality.
  • epi052/feroxbuster - A simple, fast, recursive content discovery tool written in Rust (
  • Inspektor - A database protocol-aware proxy that is used to enforce access policies
  • kpcyrd/authoscope A scriptable network authentication cracker
  • kpcyrd/rshijack A TCP connection hijacker, rust rewrite of shijack
  • kpcyrd/sn0int A semi-automatic OSINT framework and package manager
  • kpcyrd/sniffglue A secure multithreaded packet sniffer
  • ObserverWard Community based web technologies analysis tool.
  • ripasso A password manager, filesystem compatible with pass
  • rustscan/rustscan Make Nmap faster with this port scanning tool build badge


  • hEngine - A Rust-implemented computational simulation engine, supporting large-scale agent-based modelling, with simulation logic written in JavaScript and Python.

Social networks

  • Mastodon
    • Rustodon - A Mastodon-compatible, ActivityPub-speaking server in Rust

System tools

  • ajeetdsouza/zoxide A fast alternative to cd that learns your habits release
  • Alonely0/Voila Voila is a domain-specific language launched through CLI tool for operating with files and directories in massive amounts in a fast & reliable way. Linux build macOS build Windows build
  • atuin [atuin] Atuin replaces your existing shell history with a SQLite database, and records additional context for your commands. Additionally, it provides optional and fully encrypted synchronisation of your history between machines, via an Atuin server.
  • bandwhich Terminal bandwidth utilization tool
  • bottom - Yet another cross-platform graphical process/system monitor. GitHub Workflow Status (branch)
  • brocode/fblog Small command-line JSON Log viewer
  • bustd - Lightweight process killer daemon to handle out-of-memory scenarios on Linux. GitHub Workflow Status (branch)
  • buster/rrun A command launcher for Linux, similar to gmrun
  • cantino/mcfly - Fly through your shell history. Great Scott!
  • crabz - Multi-threaded compression and decompression CLI tool Build Status
  • cristianoliveira/funzzy A configurable filesystem watcher inspired by entr
  • dalance/procs A modern replacement for 'ps' written by Rust Regression
  • ddh Fast duplicate file finder
  • diskonaut Terminal visual disk space navigator
  • dust A more intuitive version of du
  • eza-community/eza A replacement for 'ls'
  • fselect Find files with SQL-like queries
  • gitui - Blazing fast terminal client for git written in Rust. build
  • GQL A SQL like query language to run on .git files.
  • j0ru/kickoff - Fast and snappy wayland program launcher build
  • Kondo - CLI & GUI tool for deleting software project artifacts and reclaiming disk space
  • lotabout/rargs [rargs] xargs + awk with pattern matching support
  • lotabout/skim A fuzzy finder in pure rust
  • lsd An ls with a lot of pretty colors and awesome icons build
  • Luminarys/synapse Flexible and fast BitTorrent daemon.
  • m4b/bingrep Greps through binaries from various OSs and architectures, and colors them.
  • mitnk/cicada A bash-like Unix shell
  • mmstick/concurr Alternative to GNU Parallel w/ a client-server architecture
  • mmstick/fontfinder GTK3 application for previewing and installing Google's fonts
  • mmstick/tv-renamer A tv series renaming application with an optional GTK3 frontend.
  • mxseev/logram Push log files' updates to Telegram
  • nickgerace/gfold [gfold] - CLI tool to help keep track of multiple Git repositories build
  • nivekuil/rip - A safe and ergonomic alternative to rm
  • nushell/nushell - A new type of shell
  • orhun/kmon Linux Kernel Manager and Activity Monitor
  • orhun/systeroid A more powerful alternative to sysctl(8) with a terminal user interface
  • ouch - Painless compression and decompression on the command-line GitHub Workflow Status (branch)
  • pop-os/popsicle GTK3 & CLI utility for flashing multiple USB devices in parallel
  • pop-os/system76-power Linux power management daemon (DBus-interface) with CLI tool.
  • pueue Manage your long running shell commands. GitHub Actions Workflow
  • qarmin/cakawka - Multi-functional app to find duplicates, empty folders, similar images, etc. GitHub Actions Workflow
  • redox-os/ion Next-generation system shell
  • sharkdp/bat A cat(1) clone with wings. CICD
  • sharkdp/fd A simple, fast and user-friendly alternative to find. CICD
  • sitkevij/hex A colorized hexdump terminal utility.
  • supercilex/fuc - Fast cp and rm commands
  • trippy - A network diagnostic tool build badge
  • uutils/coreutils A cross-platform Rust rewrite of the GNU coreutils [CICD
  • watchexec Executes commands in response to file modifications
  • XAMPPRocky/tokei counts the lines of code

Task scheduling

  • delicate A lightweight and distributed task scheduling platform written in rust. Build Status

Text editors

  • amp Inspired by Vi/Vim.
  • emacs-ng Complementing the C codebase with rust code to introduce new features.
  • gchp/iota A simple text editor
  • helix A post-modern modal text editor inspired by Neovim/Kakoune. build badge
  • ilai-deutel/kibi A tiny (1024 LOC) text editor with syntax highlighting, incremental search and more. build badge
  • Lapce A modern editor with a backend written in Rust. Taking inspiration from the discontinued xi-editor.
  • mathall/rim Vim-like text editor written in Rust
  • ox An independent Rust text editor that runs in your terminal!
  • vamolessa/pepper [pepper] An opinionated modal editor to simplify code editing from the terminal build badge

Text processing

  • dominikwilkowski/cfonts [cfonts] Sexy ANSI fonts for the console build badge
  • grex A command-line tool and library for generating regular expressions from user-provided test cases
  • jqnatividad/qsv [qsv] A high performance CSV data-wrangling toolkit. Forked from xsv, with 34+ additional commands & more. Linux build status Windows build status macOS build status
  • Lisprez/so_stupid_search A simple and fast string search tool for human beings
  • Melody - A language that compiles to regular expressions and aims to be more easily readable and maintainable build badge
  • phiresky/ripgrep-all ripgrep, but also search in PDFs, E-Books, Office documents, zip, tar.gz, etc.
  • replicadse/complate An in-terminal text templating tool designed for standardizing messages (like for GIT commits). build badge
  • ripgrep combines the usability of The Silver Searcher with the raw speed of grep
  • ruplacer Find and replace text in source files Run tests
  • sd Intuitive find & replace CLI
  • sstadick/hck - A faster and more featureful drop in replacement for cut build badge
  • vishaltelangre/ff Find files (ff) by name!
  • whitfin/bytelines [bytelines] Read input lines as byte slices for high efficiency.
  • whitfin/runiq an efficient way to filter duplicate lines from unsorted input.
  • xsv A fast CSV command line tool (slicing, indexing, selecting, searching, sampling, etc.)


  • 1History Command line interface to backup Firefox/Chrome/Safari history to one SQLite file Build Status
  • brycx/checkpwn A Have I Been Pwned (HIBP) command-line utility tool that lets you easily check for compromised accounts and passwords.
  • Epic Asset Manager An unofficial client to install Unreal Engine, download and manage purchased assets, projects, plugins and games from the Epic Games Store.
  • evansmurithi/cloak A Command Line OTP (One Time Password) Authenticator application. CI build badge
  • fcsonline/tmux-thumbs A lightning fast version of tmux-fingers written in Rust, copy/pasting tmux like vimium/vimperator.
  • guoxbin/dtool A useful command-line tool collection to assist development including conversion, codec, hashing, encryption, etc.
  • mprocs TUI for running multiple processes
  • mrjackwills/oxker [oxker] - A simple tui to view & control docker containers.
  • nix-community/nix-init Generate Nix packages from URLs with hash prefetching, dependency inference, license detection, and more build-badge
  • nix-community/nix-melt A ranger-like flake.lock viewer build-badge
  • nix-community/nurl [nurl] Generate Nix fetcher calls from repository URLs build-badge
  • nomino Batch rename utility for developers
  • raftario/licensor write licenses to stdout GitHub Actions
  • rust-parallel - Fast command line app using Tokio to execute commands in parallel. Similar interface to GNU Parallel or xargs. Crate Build Status
  • rustdesk/rustdesk A remote desktop software, great alternative to TeamViewer and AnyDesk.
  • rustic-rs/rustic [rustic-rs] Fast, encrypted, deduplicated backups powered by Rust. Version
  • suckit - Recursively visit and download a website's content to your disk. Crate Build Status
  • tversteeg/emplace Synchronize installed packages on multiple machines
  • vamolessa/verco [verco] A simple Git/Hg tui client focused on keyboard shortcuts
  • vaultwarden Build Alternative implementation of the Bitwarden server API written in Rust
  • warpdotdev/Warp 💲 Warp is a blazingly-fast modern Rust based GPU-accelerated terminal built to make you and your team more productive.
  • yaa110/cb Command line interface to manage clipboard




  • cfal/tobaru - Port forwarder with allowlists, IP and TLS SNI/ALPN rule-based routing, iptables support, round-robin forwarding (load balancing), and hot reloading.
  • LemmyNet/lemmy A link aggregator / reddit clone for the fediverse Build Status
  • libreddit - An alternative private front-end to Reddit
  • MASQ-Project/Node MASQ Node software provides a decentralized mesh-network of nodes for global users to access normal internet content - next evolution of tech beyond Tor & VPN build badge
  • Plume-org/Plume ActivityPub federating blogging application
  • Revolt/backend - User-first chat platform built with modern web technologies.

Web Servers

Development tools

  • bacon background rust code checker, similar to cargo-watch
  • clippy Rust lints
  • clog-tool/clog-cli generates a changelog from git metadata (conventional changelog)
  • comtrya A configuration management tool for localhost / dotfiles build badge
  • create-rust-app Set up a modern rust+react web app by running one command. crate
  • dan-t/rusty-tags create ctags/etags for a cargo project and all of its dependencies
  • datanymizer/datanymizer - Powerful database anonymizer with flexible rules build badge
  • delta A syntax-highlighter for git and diff outputbuild badge
  • dotenv-linter Linter for .env files build badge
  • frolic An API layer to build customer facing dashboards 10x faster
  • fw workspace productivity booster Rust
  • geiger A program that list statistics related to usage of unsafe Rust code in a Rust crate and all its dependencies Build Status
  • git-cliff A highly customizable Changelog Generator that follows Conventional Commit specifications
  • git-journal The Git Commit Message and Changelog Generation Framework
  • hot-lib-reloader Hot reload Rust code build badge
  • intelli-shell - Bookmark commands with placeholders and search or autocomplete at any time crate build badge
  • just A handy command runner for project-specific tasks
  • mask A CLI task runner defined by a simple markdown file build badge
  • Module Linker Extension that adds <a> links to references in mod, use and extern crate statements at GitHub.
  • ptags A parallel universal-ctags wrapper for git repository
  • Racer code completion for Rust
  • Rust Search Extension A handy browser extension to search crates and docs in address bar (omnibox). Build Status
  • rust-lang/rustfix automatically applies the suggestions made by rustc
  • Rustup the Rust toolchain installer build badge
  • scriptisto A language-agnostic "shebang interpreter" that enables you to write one file scripts in compiled languages. Build Status

Build system

  • Cargo the Rust package manager
    • cargo-all-features - A configurable subcommand to simplify testing, building and much more for all combinations of features CI
    • cargo-benchcmp A utility to compare Rust micro-benchmarks
    • cargo-bitbake A cargo extension that can generate BitBake recipes utilizing the classes from meta-rust
    • cargo-cache inspect/manage/clean your cargo cache (~/.cargo//${CARGO_HOME}), print sizes etc Build Status
    • cargo-check A wrapper around cargo rustc -- -Zno-trans which can be helpful for running a faster compile if you only need correctness checks
    • cargo-commander A subcommand for cargo to run CLI commands similar to how the scripts section in package.json works Build and test
    • cargo-count lists source code counts and details about cargo projects, including unsafe statistics
    • cargo-deb Generates binary Debian packages
    • cargo-deps build dependency graphs of Rust projects
    • cargo-do run multiple cargo commands in a row
    • cargo-ebuild cargo extension that can generate ebuilds using the in-tree eclasses
    • cargo-edit allows you to add and list dependencies by reading/writing to your Cargo.toml file from the command line
    • cargo-generate A generator of a rust project by leveraging a pre-existing git repository as a template.
    • cargo-graph updated fork of cargo-dot with additional features. Unmaintained, see cargo-deps
    • cargo-info queries for crates details from command line
    • cargo-license A cargo subcommand to quickly view the licenses of all dependencies.
    • cargo-limit Cargo with less noise: warnings are skipped until errors are fixed, Neovim integration, etc. build badge
    • cargo-make Rust task runner and build tool. build badge
    • cargo-modules A cargo plugin for showing a tree-like overview of a crate's modules.
    • cargo-multi runs specified cargo command on multiple crates
    • cargo-outdated displays when newer versions of Rust dependencies are available, or out of date
    • cargo-rdme [cargo-rdme] Cargo subcommand to create your README from your crates documentation. build badge
    • cargo-release tool for releasing git-managed cargo project, build, tag, publish, doc and push Rust
    • cargo-script lets people quickly and easily run Rust "scripts" which can make use of Cargo's package ecosystem
    • cargo-udeps [cargo-udeps] find unused dependencies
    • cargo-update cargo subcommand for checking and applying updates to installed executables
    • cargo-watch utility for cargo to compile projects when sources change
    • dtolnay/cargo-expand Expand macros in your source code
  • CMake
  • Fleet [fleet-rs] - The blazing fast build tool for Rust.
  • Github actions
  • Nix




Rust Embedded focuses on improving the end-to-end experience of using Rust in resource-constrained environments and non-traditional platforms. See awesome-embedded-rust for a curated, and more extended list of embedded Rust resources.

  • Arduino
  • Cross compiling
    • japaric/rust-cross everything you need to know about cross compiling Rust programs
    • japaric/xargo effortless cross compilation of Rust programs to custom bare-metal targets like ARM Cortex-M
  • Espressif
    • esp-rs home to a number of community projects enabling the use of the Rust programming language on various SoCs and modules produced by Espressif Systems.
  • Firmware
    • oreboot/oreboot oreboot is a fork of coreboot, with C removed, written in Rust
  • nRF


See also Foreign Function Interface, The Rust FFI Omnibus (a collection of examples of using code written in Rust from other languages) and FFI examples written in Rust.


  • dprint A pluggable and configurable code formatting platform build badge
  • Prettier Rust An opinionated Rust code formatter that autofixes bad syntax (Prettier community plugin)
  • rustfmt Rust code formatter maintained by the Rust team and included in cargo


See also Are we (I)DE yet? and Rust Tools.



  • Detect outdated or insecure dependencies
  • Automatic documentation generation of crates

Static analysis

[assert, static]


[test, testing]

  • Code Coverage
    • tarpaulin A code coverage tool designed for Rust
  • Continuous Integration
    • trust A Travis CI and AppVeyor template to test your Rust crate on 5 architectures and publish binary releases of it for Linux, macOS and Windows
  • Frameworks and Runners
    • AlKass/polish Mini Testing/Test-Driven Framework Crates Package Status
    • cargo-dinghy - A cargo extension to simplify running library tests and benches on smartphones and other small processor devices.
    • cucumber Latest Version An implementation of the Cucumber testing framework for Rust. Fully native, no external test runners or dependencies. Build Status
    • d-e-s-o/test-log [test-log] A replacement of the #[test] attribute that initializes logging and/or tracing infrastructure before running tests. GitHub Workflow Status
    • demonstrate Declarative Testing Framework Build Status
    • rstest Fixture-based test framework for Rust Build Status
    • speculate An RSpec inspired minimal testing framework for Rust
  • Mocking and Test Data
  • Mutation Testing
  • Property Testing and Fuzzing


  • BayesWitnesses/m2cgen A CLI tool to transpile trained classic machine learning models into a native Rust code with zero dependencies. GitHub Actions Status
  • immunant/c2rust C to Rust translator and cross checker built atop Clang/LLVM.
  • jameysharp/corrode A C to Rust translator written in Haskell.


  • perf-monitor-rs A toolkit designed to be a foundation for applications to monitor their performance.

Artificial Intelligence

Genetic algorithms

  • innoave/genevo Execute genetic algorithm (GA) simulations in a customizable and extensible way.
  • m-decoster/RsGenetic Genetic Algorithm library in Rust. In maintenance mode.
  • Martin1887/oxigen Fast, parallel, extensible and adaptable genetic algorithm library. A example using this library solves the N Queens problem for N = 255 in only few seconds and using less than 1 MB of RAM.
  • pkalivas/radiate A customizable parallel genetic programming engine capable of evolving solutions for supervised, unsupervised, and reinforcement learning problems. Comes with complete and customizable implementation of NEAT and
  • willi-kappler/darwin-rs Evolutionary algorithms with Rust

Machine learning

See [Machine learning]

See also About Rusts Machine Learning Community and Are we learning yet?.





  • async-std [async-std] - Async version of the Rust standard library CI
  • dpc/mioco Scalable, coroutine-based, asynchronous IO handling library
  • mio MIO is a lightweight IO library for Rust with a focus on adding as little overhead as possible over the OS abstractions
  • rust-lang/futures-rs Zero-cost futures in Rust
  • TeaEntityLab/fpRust Monad/MonadIO, Handler, Coroutine/doNotation, Functional Programming features for Rust
  • Xudong-Huang/may rust stackful coroutine library
  • zonyitoo/coio-rs A coroutine I/O library with a working-stealing scheduler

Audio and Music





  • Rust-Bio bioinformatics libraries in Rust.









[crypto, cryptography]

Data processing

Data streaming

Data structures

Data visualization



Date and time

[date, time]

Distributed systems

Domain driven design


  • aya/aya-rs A Rust library for the Rust programming language, built with a focus on developer experience and operability.
  • libbpf/libbpf-rs A minimal and opinionated eBPF tooling for the Rust ecosystem.


[email, imap, smtp]






Functional Programming

[functional programming]

Game development

See also Are we game yet?


[geo, gis]

Graph algorithms





Image processing

Language specification

  • shnewto/bnf A library for parsing BackusNaur form context-free grammars.




  • cute
  • Linq-in-Rust - Macro and methods for C#-LINQ-like expressions. CI

Markup language


Network programming



Platform specific





  • nyx-space - High fidelity, fast, reliable and validated astrodynamical toolkit library, used for spacecraft mission design and orbit determination Build Status


Task scheduling

  • delay-timer Time-manager of delayed tasks. Like crontab, but asynchronous tasks are possible. Build

Template engine

Text processing

Text search


  • zerocopy Utilities for safely reinterpreting arbitrary byte sequences as native Rust types


  • ffmpeg-sidecar Wrap a standalone FFmpeg binary in an intuitive Iterator interface. Build Status


Web programming

See also Are we web yet? and Rust web framework comparison.

  • Client-side / WASM
    • cargo-web A Cargo subcommand for the client-side Web
    • leptos Leptos is a full-stack, isomorphic Rust web framework leveraging fine-grained reactivity to build declarative user interfaces.crate
    • sauron - Client side web framework which closely adheres to The Elm Architecture.
    • seed A Rust framework for creating web apps
    • stdweb A standard library for the client-side Web
    • yew Rust framework for making client web apps
  • HTTP Client
  • HTTP Server
    • actix/actix-web A lightweight async web framework for Rust with websocket support
    • Anansi A simple full-stack web framework for Rust.
    • branca A Pure Rust implementation of Branca for Authenticated and Encrypted API tokens.
    • carllerche/tower-web [tower-web] A fast, boilerplate free, web framework for Rust
    • danclive/sincere A micro web framework for Rust(stable) based on hyper and multithreading.
    • GildedHonour/frank_jwt JSON Web Token implementation in Rust.
    • Gotham A flexible web framework that does not sacrifice safety, security or speed.
    • Graphul An Express-inspired web framework written in Rust. crate
    • handlebars-rust an Iron web framework middleware.
    • hyperium/hyper an HTTP implementation CI
    • Iron A middleware-based server framework
    • Juniper GraphQL server library for Rust
    • miketang84/sapper A lightweight web framework built on async hyper, implemented in Rust language.
    • Nickel inspired by Express
    • Ogeon/rustful A RESTful web framework for Rust
    • poem-web/poem - A full-featured and easy-to-use web framework with the Rust programming language. CI
    • Rocket Rocket is web framework for Rust (nightly) with a focus on ease-of-use, expressability, and speed
    • Rustless A REST-like API micro-framework inspired by Grape and Hyper
    • Salvo an easy to use webframework base on hyper and tokio. build build
    • Saphir A progressive web framework with low-level control, without the pain.
    • seanmonstar/warp A super-easy, composable, web server framework for warp speeds. crate
    • tiny-http Low level HTTP server library
    • tokio/axum - Ergonomic and modular web framework built with Tokio, Tower, and Hyper Build badge
    • tomaka/rouille Web framework in Rust
  • Miscellaneous
    • cargonauts A web framework intended for building maintainable, well-factored web apps.
    • causal-agent/scraper [scraper] - HTML parsing and querying with CSS selectors. Build Status
    • hominee/dyer [dyer] - dyer is designed for reliable, flexible and fast Request-Response based service, including data processing, web-crawling and so on, providing some friendly, flexible, comprehensive features without compromising speed.
    • juhaku/utoipa - Simple, Fast, Code first and Compile time generated OpenAPI documentation for Rust Utoipa build
    • osohq/oso [oso] - A policy engine for authorization that's embedded in your application. Build Status
    • pwoolcoc/soup [soup] A library similar to Python's BeautifulSoup, designed to enable quick and easy manipulation and querying of HTML documents. Build Status
    • pyrossh/rust-embed A macro to embed static assets into the rust binary
    • serenity-rs/serenity [serenity] - A Rust library for the Discord API
    • softprops/openapi A library for processing openapi spec files
    • svix/svix-webhooks [svix]- A library for sending webhooks and verifying signatures.
    • tbot [tbot] - Make cool Telegram bots with Rust easily pipeline status
    • teloxide/teloxide - An elegant Telegram bots framework for Rust Build Status
    • utkarshkukreti/ [select] A library to extract useful data from HTML documents, suitable for web scraping.
  • Reverse Proxy
  • Static Site Generators
  • WebSocket


A registry allows you to publish your Rust libraries as crate packages, to share them with others publicly and privately.

  • Cloudsmith 💲 A fully managed package management SaaS, with first-class support for public and private Cargo/Rust registries (plus many others). Has a generous free-tier and is also completely free for open-source.
  • Crates The official public registry for Rust/Cargo.
  • w4/chartered - A private, authenticated, permissioned Cargo registry CI




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