Open source software is a denoting software for which the original source code is made freely available and may be redistributed and modified.
Google working on many open source project few of them mention below
Android app for searching and browsing Snazzy Maps
Snazzy Maps Browser is an Android application that demonstrates the custom styling capabilities of Google Maps for Android. It does so by providing an interface for searching and browsing custom styles created on the Snazzy Maps website, a community driven portal for contributing custom map styles.
Google’s data interchange format
Protobuf is short for protocol buffers, which are language- and platform-neutral mechanisms for serializing structured data for use in communications protocols, data storage, and more. Think XML, but smaller, faster, and simpler. You define how you want your data to be structured once, then you can use special generated source code to easily write and read your structured data to and from a variety of data streams and using a variety of languages.
Zopfli is a compression library designed to be very good, but slow
Zopfli is a compression library that achieves higher compression density while taking longer to compress. The smaller compressed size allows for better space utilization, faster data transmission, and lower web page load latencies. Furthermore, the smaller compressed size has additional benefits in mobile use, such as lower data transfer fees and reduced battery use.
CameraView helps Android developers easily integrate Camera features
CameraView aims to help Android developers easily integrate Camera features.Features
- Camera preview by placing it in a layout XML (and calling the start method)
- Configuration by attributes
- Aspect ratio (app:aspectRatio)
- Auto-focus (app:autoFocus)
- Flash (app:flash)
5. Easy Public Key Infrastructure
A simplified Public Key Infrastructure management tool
End-To-End is a Chrome extension that helps you encrypt, decrypt, digitally sign, and verify signed messages within the browser using OpenPGP