List of home automation software

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Open platforms[edit]

A list of software across multiple platforms which is designed to perform home automation.

Name Linux Mac Windows Android iOS License Technologies
Microsoft HomeOS Y Academic license
LinuxMCE Y Control App Control App Control App GPL Asterisk, Bluetooth, KNX, 1-Wire, Serial, Wake on LAN (WoL), Z-Wave, X10, Infrared, GlobalCache, MythTV, Video Disc Recorder (VDR), Hulu, HDHomeRun
XTension Y Proprietary software

Proprietary hardware[edit]

A list of platforms that require custom, closed hardware for home automation.

Name Configuration Tools Technologies
AMX LLC Netlinx Studio, TPDesign Configuration tools only work on Windows.
Control4 Composer Uses a Linux kernel, configuration tools only work on Windows.
Crestron SIMPL Windows, VTPro-e Uses different embedded OS's, configuration tools only work on Windows.
INSTEON INSTEON Hub, INSTEON for Windows Lighting, applianaces, sensors. Mobile apps for Android and iOS, configuration tools only work with Windows.
Lutron Focused on lighting and shades, configuration tools only work on Windows.
Vantage Configuration tools only work on Windows.