Tag: opensource

VLC

http://videolan.org/

Described as the “Swiss Army Knife of Video Applications”, VLC is a free, open source desktop application that understands a vast variety of video formats. Functioning on Mac, Windows and Linux it is a vital tool for anyone who plays or edits video. One …

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Thunderbird

http://mozilla.com/thunderbird/

Thunderbird is an email client available for Windows, Linux and Mac. Built by Mozilla, it provides a clean, easy-to-use system for managing email on the desktop. With advanced spam filtering and search, as well as the ability to add in calendering (which can be …

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OpenOffice

http://openoffice.org/

Can’t afford a license for Microsoft Office? Open Office provides a free (open source) solution that is completely compatible with Microsofts formats for spreadsheets (xls, xlsx), documents (doc, docx) and presentations (.ppt, .pptx).…

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Inkscape

http://inkscape.org/

When working with graphics (particularly when designed website and print layouts), it is often useful to deal with vectors (drawing based on lines) as well as rasters (drawings based on pixels). Inkscape provides a free, open source, environment for creating and editing vector graphics. …

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Free, Open Source Software

Free, open source software, where the human readable definition of the software (aka source code) is made freely available for inspection, modification and redistribution, is as old as software itself. When software was first conceived and developed, it was simply there to make hardware more …

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