Open Source Jailbreaking Tools

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In the spirit of the iPhoneDevWiki's list of open source tweaks, this is a list of open source jailbreaking tools (and tool components) for researchers and developers to study.

Project Source Author Compatibility Updated (As of March 2014) License Short description
Absinthe on OpenJailbreak Dream Team 5.0-5.0.1/5.1.1  ?  ? jailbreaking tool
amfi_interpose on Github comex, winocm, and chpwn 5.0 to 6.1 September 2013  ? "aka failbreak — a portable, fully userland jailbreak for (around) 5.0 to 6.1" (see also failbreak)
Chronic Dev team projects on Github various  ?  ?  ? a bunch of projects, many overlapping with the ones on OpenJailbreak
greenpois0n on OpenJailbreak Chronic Dev Team  ?  ? GPLv3 jailbreaking tool
libimobiledevice website pimskeks and others  ?  ? GPL "a cross-platform software protocol library and tools to communicate with iOS® devices natively"
OpenJailbreak list of projects p0sixninja and others  ?  ? (various) a big list of libraries used in jailbreaking tools
opensn0w on Github winocm and others  ? 12 March 2014 GPL "an open-source jailbreaking utility designed for platform-independence"
p0sixspwn on Github winocm, ih8sn0w, and others 6.1.3-6.1.5 30 December 2013 GPL jailbreaking tool
Star and Saffron on Github comex  ?  ?  ? JailbreakMe jailbreaks
unthredera1n on Github or on OpenJailbreak UnthreadedJB  ?  ? GPLv3 jailbreaking tool
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