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ClearOS | Overview

Community Edition   Professional Edition

ClearOS Community is a cloud-connected Server, Network, and Gateway operating system designed for homes, hobbyists and Linux developers. ClearOS comes with a Marketplace full of easy to install apps and the solution is a snap to configure thanks to the intuitive web-based interface. ClearOS Community edition is designed for app development & testing from community users and Linux experts. If you're looking to run ClearOS in a production setting, check out ClearOS Professional.

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The Community Edition is the open source and free version designed for the happy Linux geek. You will find more fun and personal apps like media servers in this edition, but no support is provided of course. There are a lot of great features with absolutely no cost.


For businesses, not-for-profits, schools and other professional organizations, ClearOS Professional is the answer. This edition not only comes with commercial support from the ClearCenter ClearCARE Team, but also a number business apps designed exclusively for the Professional Edition. In addition to all the apps in the Community Edition, you can also purchase the following optional apps:

For less than the cost of your typical business mobile phone plan, you can get a supported version of ClearOS Professional to server an entire office.

Professional or Community

Still not sure? If you are still not sure which edition is right for you, take a look here.

Open Source and Free

Are you a ClearFoundation community member? The open source revolution in the software industry has made it possible to provide ClearOS to community members at no cost. Among other features, Antivirus, Antispam, VPN and Content Filtering are built right into the software, while also providing a simple Marketplace to add on additional services if desired. With ClearOS, you can avoid costly vendor lock-in and proprietary formats; instead, you can embrace open standards and protocols. For those looking for a production edition, ClearOS Community is also where we ensure proper function & test udpates, and thus provide a quality tested edition with ClearOS Professional. ClearOS Pro is fully supported and intended solely for production users.

ClearOS Marketplace | Apps & Services


ClearOS 6 now has the simplicity of the ClearCenter Marketplace. A store full of both free and paid apps are currently available allowing you to intelligently integrate your systems and manage your network with ease. From powerful open source features like Multi-WAN to production ready apps for ClearOS Professional like tested updates, signature file add-ons, a Dropbox connector, the ability to connect to an MS Active Directory server or to a Google Apps domain. The Marketplace delivers powerful on premise and cloud-connected apps with the click of a button.


Free Apps

  • Directory Server
  • File and Print
  • Flexshares
  • Windows PDC Support
  • Antivirus File Scan
  • Mail Antivirus and Antispam
  • Zarafa Community Edition
  • Web Server with PHP
  • MySQL Server
  • ... and more

Paid Apps


Free Apps

  • Dynamic DNS
  • Multi-WAN
  • Bandwidth Manager
  • 1-to-1 NAT
  • Firewall
  • 1-to-1 NAT, DMZ and Port Forwarding
  • DHCP, DNS and NTP Server
  • OpenVPN
  • PPTP Server
  • ... and more

Paid Apps


Free Apps

  • Antimalware
  • Antiphishing
  • Antivirus
  • Content Filter
  • Web Proxy
  • Web Access Control
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Intrusion Prevention
  • Protocol Filter
  • ... and more

Paid Apps

Active Directory & Google Apps are owned by their respective organizations. ClearFoundation and/or ClearCenter do not represent these entities.