At Igalia we work in the most exciting areas in open source software, including Browsers, Graphics and Multimedia. We apply our knowledge to a wide variety of platforms and technologies in the consumer electronics market and can provide your company with innovative solutions for smart tv, set-top boxes, tablets, mobile phones, in-vehicle infotainment and home automation.


    Used by millions of people across the world, GNOME it is the most popular desktop environment for GNU/Linux and other UNIX-type operating systems. GNOME has been utilised in successful, large-scale enterprise and public deployments, and the project's developer technologies are used in a large number of popular mobile devices.

  • Qt

    Qt is a cross-platform application and UI framework that allows developers to write applications once and deploy them across many desktop and embedded operating systems. Qt is used in the KDE desktop environment as well as in many embedded systems and consumer electronic devices.

  • Android

    Android is a Linux-based operating system for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers. It is developed by the Open Handset Alliance led by Google together with other companies. Android is extremely popular among users and has been widely adopted by manufacturers.

  • Tizen

    Tizen is an open source, standards-based software platform supported by leading mobile operators, device manufacturers, and silicon suppliers. It originated from MeeGo and is aimed at multiple device categories, including smartphones, tablets, netbooks, in-vehicle infotainment devices and smart TVs. Igalia is member of the Tizen Association Partner Program to help further the development and deployment of the Tizen OS platform

  • Freedesktop is a set of open source software projects focused on interoperability and shared technology for X Window System desktops and supported by a very active open community The organisation is user-centric, and the two most widely used desktop environments for GNU/Linux (GNOME and KDE) maintain a close link with this initiative.

  • Other Platforms

    Igalia has skills and expertise in many other platforms: We are involved in the development of technologies and standards that are key to Firefox OS and OpenWebOS, we know the internals of Linux distributions such as Ubuntu, and we played a key role in the development of other platforms such as Moblin and Maemo.

Consortia and Associations

The communities surrounding open source solutions are essential to ensuring these technologies thrive. For this reason Igalia and its engineers are active members and supporters of the communities in which they work.

  • W3C

    The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international community where Member organizations, a full-time staff, and the public work together to develop Web standards. The W3C mission is to lead the World Wide Web to its full potential by developing protocols and guidelines that ensure the long-term growth of the Web. Igalia joined the consortium in 2013.

  • The Linux Foundation

    The Linux Foundation promotes, protects and advances Linux by marshaling the resources of its members and the open source development community to ensure Linux remains free and technically advanced. Igalia has been an active member of The Linux Foundation and frequent participant in their events. Igalia is also member of Automotive Grade Linux Steering Committee.

  • The Khronos Group

    The Khronos Group is a not-for-profit, member-funded consortium dedicated to the creation of royalty-free open standards for graphics, parallel computing, vision processing, and dynamic media on a wide variety of platforms from the desktop to embedded and safety critical devices. Khronos APIs are key technologies in their respective markets, such as Vulkan and OpenGL in graphics and gaming, WebGL in 3D web graphics, and OpenVX and OpenCL in embedded vision and compute.


    The GENIVI® Alliance is a non-profit industry alliance committed to driving the broad adoption of an In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) open-source development platform. The alliance aims to align requirements, deliver reference implementations, offer certification programs, and foster a vibrant open-source IVI community. Igalia joined the alliance in 2013.

  • The Free Software Foundation

    The Free Software Foundation (FSF) is a nonprofit organisation with a worldwide mission to promote computer user freedom and to defend the rights of all free software users. Igalia deeply appreciates their hard work driving the Free Software movement and has been a patron of this organization since 2011.


    AGASOL (Asociación de Empresas Galegas de Software Libre) is an association of 28 free software companies in Galicia. AGASOL's main goals are promoting and spreading free software in our society, representing free software companies in public and private institutions, and generating business opportunities around free software. Igalia co-founded AGASOL in 2007.