n8n – workflow automation tool

n8n (pronounced n-eight-n) offers extendable workflow automation.

The software helps you to interconnect every app with an API in the world with each other to share and manipulate its data without a single line of code. It is an easy to use, user-friendly and highly customizable service, which uses an intuitive user interface for you to design your unique workflows very fast. Hosted on your server and not based in the cloud, it keeps your sensible data very secure in your own trusted database.

n8n is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Node-based approach.
  • Node based editor lets you map anything to everything and go beyond basic ETL.
  • Run locally or the cloud. Decide who gets access and where your data is stored.
  • 170+ different nodes to automate workflows.
  • Extendable – easy to augment with custom functions logic, and apps with minimal engineering effort.
  • Sync data between 90+ apps – move and transform data between different apps and databases without getting caught up in API docs and troubleshooting CORS errors.
  • Design powerful workflows – start with simple no-code flows and add javascript functions, conditional logic, or custom HTTP requests in a snap.
  • Create custom integrations – design bespoke nodes for a proprietary CRM, endpoints for your product, or any other software, and empower your marketing and ops teams to create their own workflows.

Website: n8n.io
Support: Documentation
Developer: n8n.io
License: Apache 2.0 with Commons Clause

n8n is written in TypeScript. Learn TypeScript with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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