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Use the idle time on your computer (Windows, Mac, Linux, or Android) to cure diseases, study global warming, discover pulsars, and do many other types of scientific research. It's safe, secure, and easy:

  1. Choose projects
  2. Download BOINC software
  3. Enter an email address and password.

Or, if you run several projects, try an account manager such as GridRepublic or BAM!.

For Android devices, download the BOINC app from the Google Play Store or (for Kindle) the Amazon App Store.

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Computing power
Top 100 volunteers · Statistics
Active: 249,241 volunteers, 782,224 computers.
24-hour average: 7.200 PetaFLOPS.
Greeri is contributing 5,518 GFLOPS.
Country: United States; Team: Team Starfire World BOINC
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News

BOINC 7.6.9 release for Windows and Mac
A new version of BOINC is ready for public use. You can download it here. See the release notes and version history for details. 1 Sep 2015, 2:28:12 UTC · Comment


BOINC 7.6 released for Windows and Mac
A new version of BOINC is ready for public use. You can download it here. See the release notes and version history for details. 24 Aug 2015, 4:55:23 UTC · Comment


Einstein@Home discovers elusive gamma ray pulsar
The Einstein@Home project announced the discovery of a new gamma-ray pulsar in data from the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope. 18 Aug 2015, 23:24:55 UTC · Comment


Vote for WCG entry for SXSW 2016
Help spread the word about volunteer computing - vote for IBM World Community Grid's bid to make a presentation of the SXSW 2016 conference. 14 Aug 2015, 20:56:13 UTC · Comment


Add-on Linux screensaver released
Diet BOINC is a no-graphics, lightweight XScreenSaver compatible alternative BOINC screen saver, developed by P.K. Carlisle. It avoids libraries not included with default Linux or Python. 28 Jul 2015, 7:40:56 UTC · Comment


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