10 Amazing React Native opensource projects

React Native is a JavaScript framework, designed for developing Cross-platform native apps for Android and iOS.

So much has been done by React Native developers around the world, promoting it in the Open Source World.

If you are a React Native Developer and you are looking for a couple of best React Native projects you could contribute to, learn from or take a few ideas.

This article is specifically for you.

The Best Choice of React Native projects can easily facilitate the working environment, leading to better productivity.

1. GitPoint

Using Gitpoint you can View repository and user information, control your notifications and even manage your issues and pull requests. Built with React Native, GitPoint is one of the most feature-rich unofficial GitHub clients that is 100% free.


  • View user activity feed
  • Apply labels and assignees
  • Review and merge pull requests
  • Create new issues
  • Star, watch and fork repositories
  • Easily search for any user or repository
GitHub in your pocket :iphone:
Forks: 700
Stars: 4435
Open issues: 128
Latest tag: hotfix
git clone https://github.com/gitpoint/git-point.git

2. Status – a Mobile Ethereum Operating System

A free (libre) open-source mobile client targeting Android & iOS built entirely on Ethereum technologies.

status is a messenger, crypto wallet, and Web3 browser built with state of the art technology.


  • Secure Messenger
  • Integrated Ethereum Wallet
  • Web3 Browser
  • Status Desktop
a free (libre) open source, mobile OS for Ethereum
Forks: 749
Stars: 2957
Open issues: 568
Latest tag: 1.4.1
git clone https://github.com/status-im/status-react.git

3. Quirk

Quirk is a cross-platform, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy app built in React Native.

Unlike many CBT apps, it’s fairly unbiased in what you use it for; it doesn’t ask about you to do depression-specific CBT exercises.

✨🐙 A GPL Licensed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy app for iOS and Android
Forks: 286
Stars: 1822
Open issues: 15
Latest tag: 1.10.1
git clone https://github.com/Flaque/quirk.git

4. Joplin

Joplin is a free, open-source note taking and to-do application, which can handle a large number of notes organized into notebooks. 

The notes are searchable, can be copied, tagged and modified either from the applications directly or from your own text editor.

Joplin - an open source note taking and to-do application with synchronization capabilities for Windows, macOS, Linux, Android and iOS. Forum: https://discourse.joplinapp.org/
Forks: 1777
Stars: 17328
Open issues: 178
Latest tag: v1.0.233
git clone https://github.com/laurent22/joplin.git

5. Manyverse

Manyverse is a social network mobile app with features you would expect: posts, threads, likes, profiles, etc.

All your social data live entirely on your phone. This way, even when you’re offline, you can scroll, read anything, and even write posts and like the content!

When your phone is back online, it syncs the latest updates directly with your friends’ phones, through a shared local Wi-Fi or on the internet.

A social network off the grid (real repo at https://gitlab.com/staltz/manyverse)
Forks: 43
Stars: 675
Open issues: 33
Latest tag: v0.2007.3-beta
git clone https://github.com/staltz/manyverse.git

6. Rocket chat

Rocket Chat is a free, unlimited and open source. Replace email, HipChat & Slack with the ultimate team chat software solution.

It features Free audio and video conferencing, guest access, screen sharing, file sharing, LiveChat, LDAP Group Sync, two-factor authentication (2FA), E2E encryption, SSO, and dozens of OAuth providers.

Rocket.Chat mobile clients
Forks: 490
Stars: 840
Open issues: 277
Latest tag: v1.3.3
git clone https://github.com/RocketChat/Rocket.Chat.ReactNative.git

7. Kitten Tricks

This perfect starter kit is an app based on React Native and UI Kitten library with Light and Dark themes support. It’s completely free and Open Source.


  • Built with TypeScript.
  • Dark and Light themes could be used simultaneously and changed on the fly.
  • 40 ready-to-use stunning screens – for any domain: e-commerce, social, fitness, etc.
  • A huge variety of customizable layouts, use “as is” or add new blocks from the UI Kit.
  • Integration with Eva Design System allows you to create mobile application staying in brand style and get clean, consistency design
React Native starter kit with over 40 screens and modern Light and Dark theme for creating stunning cross-platform mobile applications.
Forks: 920
Stars: 6195
Open issues: 15
Latest tag: v2.4.0
git clone https://github.com/akveo/kittenTricks.git

8. Galio

Galio is one of the coolest UI libraries you could ever use, licensed under MIT. Carefully crafted by developers for developers.

Ready-made components, typography, and a gorgeous base theme that is easily adaptable to each project.

Galio is a beautifully designed, Free and Open Source React Native Framework
Forks: 241
Stars: 2316
Open issues: 40
Latest tag: v0.7.1
git clone https://github.com/galio-org/galio.git

9. NativeBase

NativeBase is a sleek, ingenious and dynamic front-end framework for building cross-platform Android & iOS mobile apps using ready to use generic components of React Native.

you can use shared UI cross-platform components, which will drastically increase your productivity. When using NativeBase, you can use any native third-party libraries out of the box.

Essential cross-platform UI components for React Native
Forks: 1746
Stars: 14139
Open issues: 294
Latest tag: v3.0.0-0
git clone https://github.com/GeekyAnts/NativeBase.git

10. Buttercup Mobile

The mobile application allows for full integration with Buttercup archives stored on a variety of platforms.

Like the other applications, this mobile application makes use of AES 256bit encryption with over 200k PBKDF2 password derivation iterations.


  • On-device encryption and decryption
  • Auto-hide screen when the app is sent to the background
  • Auto-lock vaults after a certain period of inactivity
  • Add/Edit/Delete entries
  • Unlock vaults even when offline
  • Auto filling of login forms in Safari (iOS only)
:iphone: React-Native mobile application for Buttercup
Forks: 53
Stars: 279
Open issues: 48
Latest tag: v1.15.0
git clone https://github.com/buttercup/buttercup-mobile.git


These are a few of the amazing open-source React Native projects you can find on GitHub or anywhere on the internet.

moreover, if you ever work on one, please share it with us on the comment section, we would love to know about it and I am sure other React Native developers would like to contribute when they see it.

Open Source is amazing, Create open-source projects, contribute to others, and join communities around React Native and open-source. It would definitely help grow your portfolio.

Do well to leave a comment about this article.

Deven Rathore

Deven is an Entrepreneur, and Full-stack developer, Constantly learning and experiencing new things. He currently runs CodeSource.io and Dunebook.com.

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