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Google Apps Free Replacements

Here is a list of FLOSS replacements for the non-free apps that are part of the Google experience. Note that these are not part of Android itself.

Google app FLOSS replacement License Website Installed in Replicant Available in F-Droid?
Android Market F-Droid GPLv2+ http://f-droid.org/ Yes Yes
Aptoide GPLv2 http://aptoide.org/trac No No
GMail Android Mail Apache 2 http://source.android.com/ Yes No
K9 Apache 2 http://code.google.com/p/k9mail/ No Yes
Google Maps OsmAnd GPLv3 http://osmand.net/ No Yes
gvSIG Mini Maps GPLv2 https://confluence.prodevelop.es/display/GVMN/Home No Yes
OsmDroid LGPL http://code.google.com/p/osmdroid/ No Yes
Navit GPLv2 http://wiki.navit-project.org/index.php/Navit_on_Android No Yes
RMaps GPLv3 http://robertdeveloper.blogspot.com/2009/08/rmaps.html No Yes
Google Talk CSipsimple (SIP) GPLv3 http://code.google.com/p/csipsimple/ No Yes
Sipdroid (SIP) GPLv3 http://code.google.com/p/sipdroid/ No Yes
Linphone (SIP) GPLv2+ http://www.linphone.org/ No Yes
Beem (XMPP) GPLv3+ http://beem-project.com/ No Yes
Gibberbot (XMPP) Apache 2 https://guardianproject.info/apps/gibber/ No Yes
YouTube YouTube mobile website Not an app http://m.youtube.com/ Yes No
Genie Widget, News/Weather widget Weather notification GPLv2 http://code.google.com/p/weather-notification-android/ No Yes
Forecast widgets Apache 2 http://code.google.com/p/android-sky/ No Yes
Umbrella Today BSD https://github.com/bostonandroid/UmbrellaToday No Yes