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Search results for 2012/06/today-the-future-of-internet-begins---and-open-source-is-ready
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Today the future of internet begins - and open source is ready
Companies world-wide start to embrace the new standard for communication on the internet; the Internet Protocol version 6 - also known as IPv6. IPv6 will at some point replace existing IPv4 which...
Open source alternatives for educational and science software
Osalt.com launches a new category for educational and science related software. This new category will list free open source software alternatives to proprietary products. The software listed will...
Open Source Alternative added to Technorati
I am please to announce that the Open Source Alternative is now available on Technorati. More blogging features will be added to osalt.com in the very near future.
Rate and comment on open source products at osalt.com
As of today, you are now able to contribute with rating and comments for each of all open source products listed at osalt.com. Every open source product page now features a star rating (one to...
Open source media center alternatives
All of us knows about Microsoft Window XP Media Center Edition (MCE), but what actually makes up a full featured media center? There are a couple of main features and then a few less important ones....
Osalt.com now in Spanish
(read this announcement in Spanish below) The popular Open source directory Osalt.com (Open Source as Alternative) is now available in Spanish - How do you avoid paying for a Final Cut or...
OpenLaszlo 4.0
OpenLaszlo is an open source development platform for web applications. It's main target today is generating macromedia flash files (swf)and AJAX/DHTML for use on web pages and sites. OpenLaszlo is...
Games on osalt.com
Today we launch a new category - Games - here on Open Source Alternative. This has long been requested by our users - and we and now finally able to go live. We hope that this new addition to...
Tabbed PuTTY
A feature that many people would like to see in PuTTY is tabs. One solution that brings tabs to PuTTY is PuttyTabs. PuttyTabs is an open source project that brings you a tabbed PuTTY, however, it...
Open Workbench 1.1.6
Aiming to be a direct alternative to Microsoft Project - Open Workbench provides project planning and scheduling together with resource management. Open Workbench even offers import of Microsoft...
Open-Xchange 0.8
The Open-Xchange Collaboration and Integration Server Environment allows you to create, store and link appointments, contacts, tasks, email, bookmarks, documents, forums and many more elements and...
Pentaho Open BI Suite 1.0
Pentaho is an open source business intelligence (BI) platform that takes ETL (extract, transform, and load), reporting, data analysis, dashboards, and data mining and pulls them together on top of...
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0
As part of Microsoft Windows Server 2003 you find Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS), which is Microsoft's web server. Fits organizations of all sizes - and fulfills any requirements for... Alternatives: Apache HTTP Server
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7
Most likely the most wide spread browser on the planet - mainly due to the fact that it is comes as freeware with Microsoft Windows. However, still a very effect tool that have matured over the past... Alternatives: SeaMonkey Firefox Amaya Chrome
Miro 1.2
Miro (formerly known as Democracy player) is an open source internet video player. It makes watching video on the internet a breeze either by subscribing to channels from the channel guide - or...
New features on osalt.com
From now on we will be able to post any article along side with our open source product news on osalt.com's frontpage and through our popular RSS feed. We will be posting information about the...
Amarok
Amarok is an open source music player with a great intuitive user-interface that breathes new life into your music collection. Play lists are easily created through drag and drop - and the sound can...
Komodo Edit 5
Komodo Edit is an open source editor by ActiveState that is different from your run-of-the-mill editor in that it has many features that are usually absent in editors, but you might find in IDEs...
GnuCash for Windows
After a long periode of time GnuCash is finally available as a binary for Windows. However, this is still a very preliminary version - so don't expect everything to work just yet. But this is still a...
PostBooks 3.2
PostBooks is an open source business software package that offers a total solution for managing your business, including fully-integrated accounting, CRM and ERP modules. Designed for businesses...
Concrete5
You might want to consider Concrete 5 if you need a simple CMS (Content Management System) that can be used by both web developers and designers. This open source CMS has a few speed bumps but its...
Sage 4.1
SAGE is open source mathematics software that can be used to studying elementary to advanced number theory, algebra, cryptography, group theory and so much more. It includes interfaces to many other...
musikCube 1.0
musikCube is a music library and player. It plays virtually any music media format that is comes across, however, drm (digital rigths management) protected music (music bought on-line) is not...
SilverStripe 2.2
SilverStripe is an easy to use content management system (CMS) based on PHP. Not only does SilverStripe offer an very cool looking user interface, but is is really simple to get started with and...
OpenOffice Draw 3.0
Open Office Draw, part of the Open Office package, wasn't designed to compete with high-end graphics packages but is an easy to use, effective drawing tool that makes it simple to create flowcharts,...
Cinelerra 4.0
Cinelerra is a highly advanced and professional video editing, but still remains open source. Cinelerra solves three main tasks: capturing, editing and compositing. There is virtually no limit to the...
VirtualBox 3.0
Originally a commercial product VirtualBox is now also available in an open source edition. The open source version is, however, always a version behind the commercial version and thus lacks some...
MindTouch Core 9
MindTouch is the Web's most popular commercially supported wiki platform for creating content and mashups using a wiki interface. The free, open source application is an easy to use program...
SciTE 1.73
SciTE is a developers editor. Originally made as an example for the Scintilla project - an open source source code editing component, SciTE today is a fully featured text editor for developers using...
FOG
FOG is an imaging solution for Vista and Windows XP that makes use of some open-source tools and a PHP based web interface. It is unique in that it requires no boot disks or CDs, using TFTP and PXE...
WaveMaker
WaveMaker is a visual, drag and drop development platform for building web applications. WaveMaker generates standard Java applications that can run in any Java server. Applications created by...
Umbraco 3.0.1
Umbraco is a unique Content Management Systems (CMS) written in ASP.NET. First of all Umbraco allows designers to have completely free hands in terms of layout, and thus making sure that your site is...
RedDot CMS 7.5
Whether you are designing your company's website, intranet or extranet - RedDot CMS is a professional tool with a simple interface. Like many other professional content management systems it... Alternatives: Umbraco SilverStripe Joomla Drupal Typo3 Concrete5 TextPattern
Typo3 4.2
Typo3, a content management system (CMS), is feature rich and yet is one of the easiest systems to learn. With new functions being created by more than 300 registered developers on a frequent basis,...
Geronimo 2.1
Geronimo is an open source J2EE application server as part of the Apache project. The goal is to have a Sun certified J2EE server open source implementation according to the latest specifications....
Gimpshop
If you feel at home in Photoshop, but need an open source alternative - Gimpshop is the way to go. Gimpshop is a hack made on top of the original Gimp project which changes all menues, dialogs, etc.,...
Avidemux 2.4.1
Avidemux offers simple video editing for your PC, but packs many more features than that. This open source project is great for DVD/DivX converting and editing. Avidemux also has scripting support...
PDFCreator 0.9.5
PDFCreator is an open source printer driver that creates PDF documents. Acting as a printer driver it allows you to create PDF files from any Windows application. The PDF files can then be view with...
jGnash 1.10.6
jGnash is an open source personal finance manager. It will help you monitor and keep track of your accounts including investments. jGnash can import from Quicken (qif) and GnuCash - and generate...
Mozilla Thunderbird
This full-featured open source email client provides an excellent open source alternative to all commercial email clients. Thunderbird has a wide list of features of which some are: support for POP...
Zimbra 5.0
Zimbra is an open source server and client technology for next-generation enterprise messaging and collaboration. Zimbra delivers innovation for both the administrator and the end-user as well as...
Xen
Xen is state-of-the-art virtualization on the PC - and it is even open source. With a high performance mainly due to it's architecture with the hypervisor and it's support for hardware virtualization...
Psi 0.10
Psi is an open source instant messenger client built for Jabber (the open source instant messaging protocol). However, to ensure that you don't loose touch we your friends who have not yet switched...
jEdit 4.2
jEdit is powerful open source editor that has taken the best features from all other editors and combined them into one. And as an open source java application is runs on virtually any platform....
Helix Player 11
Helix Player is an open source edition of the media player - Real Player, but is only available for unix platforms - mainly Linux. The application is part of the Helix DNA Platform which is a...
Symantec Norton Personal Firewall 2006
Norton Personal Firewall comes with the standard quality the Norton is well-known for. As soon as you have installed Norton Personal Firewall it will monitor and check all of your internet traffic.... Alternatives: WIPFW
Mono
Mono is an open source implementation of the Microsoft .NET Framework. It most powerful feature is that Mono allow the execution of .NET application on almost any platform - including (but not...
Pingus
Pingus is a game created in 1998 as a free clone of Lemmings for Linux, Windows, MacOSX and more. It is a puzzle game that tests your strategy and planning skills as much as your reflexes. The...
Ingres 2006 Community Edition
For many years Ingres has been a well-known names in the database business. Now it is available as open source. Ingres is a high performance and highly scalable database systems, which also features...
Photoshop plug-ins for Gimp - now also for Linux
In March, a Photoshop plug-in interface (Photoshop 8bf filters loader) was developed, which made it possible for you to use all your favourite Photoshop plug-ins in Gimp on - not only Windows - but...
osalt.com moving to new server
In order to provide even better service for all of our users osalt.com is moving from hosting in Denmark to a new hosting facility in the US. This should result in faster access to the site not only...
Gimp 2.6
Probably the oldest and most well-known open source graphic application - GNU Image Manipulation Program or Gimp was started in 1995 and has since then grown to the status it has today. Gimp is a...
Macromedia Flash Professional CS5
Macromedia Flash has been one of the most innovative technologies on the web - and today it is even more widely deployed than ever. Flash was originally made to create multimedia for the web where... Alternatives: OpenOffice Impress OpenLaszlo
Skencil 0.6
Skencil is an open source interactive vector drawing application. It is a flexible and powerful tool for illustrations, diagrams and other purposes. If you are migrating from Adobe Illustrator - or...
JasperReports 2.0
JasperReports is a powerful open source Java reporting tool that has the ability to deliver rich content onto the screen, to the printer or into PDF, HTML, XLS, CSV, XML and even flash (swf) files....
FreeMind 0.8.0
FreeMind is a great open source for all steps of project management. From simple note taking at project meetings - over brainstorming for new projects and keeping track of projects and time...
Zim 0.48
Zim-Wiki is a very useful open source application that allows you to organize your notes and thoughts. Simple to use and easy to learn, it supports inline images so that you can insert images from...
MPlayer
MPlayer is an open source movie player originally made for Linux. Today, however, a number of platforms are supported - and it is most likely the movie player that supports the most formats....
zNotes
zNotes is a note management application. It has a user friendly, attractive interface and has vertical tabs that can be placed on any side of your text area. Use it to organize your daily tasks as...
Seashore 0.1.9
Seashore, an open source image editing program for the MacOS's Cocoa framework, stands somewhere between the old MacPaint and Photoshop. Its advantage lies in serving the basic image editing needs...
Editra 0.4
Editra is an open source text editor that supports a variety of features, including syntax highlighting, for over sixty programming languages. Since it is built using wxWidgets, it can run on...
WengoPhone 2.1
WengoPhone is an open source softphone for telephony over the internet also know as ip telephony and voip. It provides free PC-to-PC calls as well as chat and video conferencing. Through Wengo it...
XMind 3
Mind mapping is the new approach to preparing big projects or organizing functions among a group or just helping you get things done in a timely manner. XMind is an open source program that helps...
Nullsoft Scriptable Install System 2.37
NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open source tool for the development of Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore highly...
OSXvnc
OSXVNC is an open source implementation of the remote desktop server software VNC. This edition of the original VNC project has focused on making a complete and full features VNC server for MacOS....
MySQL 5.0
Increasingly growing market shares caused by a good reputation and of course the fact that it is completely free of charge - makes MySQL the most widely deployed open source database. For most web...
Qt Creator 1.2.1
When you want to build applications with state of the art GUI interfaces you may want to look at Nokia's Qt Creator. It is focused on the idea of providing Qt users the features they need to get up...
HydraIRC 0.3
Hydra IRC, an open source chat client, is quickly gaining a stellar reputation. Internet Relay Chat (IRC) used to be only for the computer literate but Hydra makes it easy for anyone to enjoy it. ...
Sakai 2.5
Sakai is an open source learning system, an online collaboration to support teaching, learning and research collaboration. Many of the developers come from the organizations that are using Sakai; an...
Firebird 2.0.1
Firebird is a relational database based on source code that Inprise (now Borland) release as open source. Many features from the ANSI SQL standard are included making Firebird easy to work with if...
XChat 2.8
XChat is an IRC (internet relay chat) client. IRC is a world wide chat systems that has existed since the 80s. Based on multiple networks of servers where each network lists it's own topics (aka...
KPresenter 1.6.1
KPresenter is the open source presentations part of the KOffice suite. Excellent for combining text and graphics into slides either for on-screen presentation and handouts. With KPresenter you can...
KeePass 2
KeePass is an open source password manager. Once you begin using this KeePass you'll need only one master password to unlock its database and you don't even have to remember that one. If you...
Chrome
Chrome, the new browser by Google, uses refreshingly minimal design and combines it with advanced technology to make surfing the internet safer, faster and simpler than ever before. One of the...
SQuirreL SQL Client
Relational Database Systems can make life difficult, especially when working with multiple databases. Squirrel is an open-source SQL Client that will help you solve database problems with its...
ZoneAlarm 7.0
Check Point's (former ZoneLabs) ZoneAlarm Free is a basic program and network firewall that affords the best protection offered by any freeware and meets or exceeds the features of many commercially... Alternatives: WIPFW
Apache HTTP Server
Apache HTTP Server is (according to Netcraft) the most deployed and used web server on the internet. It is always up-to-date with the latest HTTP standards - and runs on any modern operating system....
PSPP
PSPP is an alternative to SPSS, a program used to analyze data. PSPP doesn't impose limits on the variables you use and you don't have to acquire different versions in order to access advanced...
Things 1.2
There are a lot of GTD (getting things done) applications flooding the market today, trying to make our lives easier and more organized. One of the latest is called "Things" and is both available... Alternatives: ThinkingRock
OpenLaszlo Editor
For all of you looking for a great editor for your OpenLaszlo projects - look no further than Eclipse. Eclipse is an open source integrated development environment (IDE) that was originally made for...
StarUML 5.0
StarUML is a great open source UML application. Supporting UML 2.0 and MDA (Model Driven Architecture) StarUML let's you work with all related diagrams. Code generation can be done for Java, C++ and...
Kivio 1.6.1
Kivio is part of the KOffice open source office suite. For flowcharting, network diagrams and all other graphing need Kivio solves them with an easy to user interface. As part of the KOffice office...
Clonezilla
Clonezilla is an open source solution to computer backup, restoration and "ghosting". It is based on partition imaging and allows you to backup and recover your system should it be taken out by a...
Scribus 1.3
Scribus brings open source award-winning professional page layout to Linux and *nix desktops, but also supports Windows and Mac OS. As a DTP tool it supports professional publishing features, such as...
Inkscape 0.48
Inkscape is an open source 2d vector graphics editor. Supports all of the standard drawing features your will find in similar commercial product. Curves (bezier), lines, freehand drawing including...
CamStudio 2.0
CamStudio is an open source screencast application cabable of capturing both audio and video directly of your PC screen - and store it for later playback. This is great for demonstrating how...
Partition Image 0.6.7
Partition Image is an open source disk cloner. It will create a complete image of the partitions you wish to backup that can be spilt into multiple files for storing on removable media - or copied...
BRL-CAD
BRL-CAD is an open source cad systems based around constructive solid geometry (csg) modeling. On top of all of it's modeling features, such as the interactive geometry editor, BRL-CAD offers...
KompoZer 0.7.7
Kompozer is an open source web development tool built on NVU. The project strives to fix bugs in the NVU project and added new features to it. Both the HTML editor as well as the CSS editor has so...
Kino 1.3
Kino is open source non-linear video editing at it's best. Easily imports DV video through IEEE-1394 (firewire) and allow detailed editing and transition effect for both video and audio. The move...
OpenProj 1.4
OpenProj is a new open source solution for project management. It's simple user interface is very similar to that of Microsoft Project. OpenProj even let's you import you existing Microsoft Project...
Apple iTunes
iTunes has gone through a massive development over the past few years. It started as a simple music player and organizer required to transfer music to and from your iPod, iPhone or iPad - today... Alternatives: Amarok Banshee Songbird musikCube
VirtualDub 1.7.8
VirtualDub is an open source video processor/editor. Even though it may not be able to do advanced editing like non-linear video editors - it has powerful features for processing your video clips....
QCad Community Edition
QCad Community Edition is an open source edition of RibbonSoft's CAD system. QCad is a 2D CAD application that aims at being simple enough for anyone to use - even users with no previous CAD...
CinePaint 0.23
Started as a fork of the Gimp project, the goal is to create a more professional graphical editing application aimed at the movie industry. One of the major differences from Gimp is that CinePaint...
Paint.NET 3.36
Paint.NET is a bitmap drawing and editing application. One of the main goals of the project is to provide a simple and easy to use application with an intuitive user interface. However, it packs... Alternatives: Gimp CinePaint Krita Gimpshop Seashore Pinta
K3b 1.0.1
K3b is an open source application for creating/burning CDs and DVDs. Features include CD and DVD ripping with DivX/XviD encoding, DVD copy, ISO burning, Video CD (VCD) creation, Audio CD creation for...
Amaya 10
Amaya, developed by W3C, is a web editor/browser that creates and updates documents directly on your website. W3C (WWW Consortium) needed a framework that could include as many of their technologies...
Nvu 1.0
Nvu is a web development system primarily developed for Linux but is now also available for windows and mac. The project aims to be an open source alternative for the major commercial web authoring...
GnuCash 2.3
GnuCash is open source personal and small-business financial accounting software. Keep track of income and expenses from all of your accounts. The small-business features allow you to keep track of...
Notepad++ 5.2
Notepad++ is an excellent open source replacement for Microsoft Notepad, but has many more features that lets it compete with commercial text editors for both development and web design. Some...
Xara LX 0.7
Xara LX is an open source version of the impressive Xara Xtreme, which has set a performance standard when is come to vector drawing applications. And eventhough Xara LX is not yet a fully...
Jahshaka 2.0
Jahshaka brings the power of movie editing and effects to the open source environment. This free tool will offer almost the same features your will find in a profession/commercial editing suite....
VNC
VNC is an open source remote desktop application. It allows you to control a graphical user session on a machine remotely through the network. Both VNC server and client runs on multiple platforms....
CDRDAO 1.2.2
CDRDAO (CD recording Disk At Once) is an open source CD burner which performs basic CD burning as well as more advanced features for audio CD creation. These features include full control of pre-gaps...
Krita 1.6.1
Krita is open source bitmap editing and drawing with the following advanced features: 16-bit image support, High dynamic resolution images, CMYK and even color management. As part of the KOffice...
Grisbi 0.5.9
Grisbi is open source personal accounting software for practically any platform/operating system. The project strives to provide simple and easy to use software for managing your accounts. Grisbi...
GParted 0.7
GParted is an open source partition manager also known as the Gnome Partition Editor application. It is actualy a LiveCD/LiveUSB that allows you to boot directly into GParted when you need it -...
Sumatra PDF 0.9
Sumatra PDF is a fairly young project aiming to create a small, simple and fast PDF viewer. It main features are showing PDFs and starting up really fast - and it does both just perfectly. Apart form...
Traverso DAW 0.42.0
Traverso DAW (digital audio workstation) is an easy to use, open source multitrack audio recording and editing suite with a great user interface. You'll find yourself doing more work in half the...
MediaPortal 1.0
MediaPortal is a complete open source media center including a digital video recorder (dvr) feature. MediaPortal lets you view and record TV from both analog and digital (DVB-C, DVB-T, DVB-S) sources...
Adium
Adium is open source instant messaging for Mac OS X. All of the most widely use protocols are supported such as AIM, ICQ, .MAC, MSN, Jabber and more - even Novell Groupwise and Lotus Sametime are...
DataVision 1.1
DataVision is an open source reporting tool for almost any database available e.g. Access, Oracle, MySql, Information and more. The reports generated can be easily customized in a drag-and-drop user...
Nagios
Nagios is an open source monitoring systems that keeps an eye on your network, hosts and even services using plug-ins and SNMP. It's web-based user interface allow you to quickly discover problems...
OpenOffice Impress 3.0
Impress, with is capability to create fantastic presentation, is a strong member of the open source office suite - OpenOffice. It features 2D and 3D text rendering, special effects and animation...
Winamp 5.24
Winamp has been and is still on of the most downloaded mp3 players on the internet. However, today Winamp does much more than just play mp3s - it supports a wide number of audio and video formats.... Alternatives: VLC media player MPlayer Amarok Miro Songbird musikCube
OpenRPT 3.0
OpenRPT is an open source report generator. It consists of two parts: OpenRPT and RPTrender. The OpenRPT part is the graphical user interface for designing reports and has a simple interface similar...
Xming 7.3
Xming is a small and fast X-Windows Server for Microsoft Windows. But even though it is small - it is still simple to use and has the full set of features your would see in commercial products. Used...
Winpooch 0.6.6
Winpooch is open source protection from spyware and the like. By scanning files in real-time on your computer, it detects any malware and makes sure they do not infiltrate your system. Together with...
aMSN 0.96
aMSN is an open source clone of MSN Messenger. It aims to implement as many features as possible from the original, and to provide even more features on top of that. Alot of the extra features are...
Octave 3.3
Octave, a freely redistributable software, is used for numerical computation with an interactive environment. Students pick up the basics quickly, comfortably using it within just a few hours....
Zenoss
Zenoss is one of the top open source network and systems monitoring solutions - and some will even say that it valid competitor to many of the major commercial enterprise monitoring systems. With...
Alfresco 2.1
Alfresco (Italian for "outdoors") is an open source, less expensive alternative to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server. The plentiful ECM (enterprise content management) features of Alfresco rival the...
phpBB 3.0.0
phpBB is open source flat style forum software written in PHP programming language. It supports most major database systems, enabling smooth and problem-free installation. Once installed, the forum...
GFP 0.6
GFP is a free open source personal finance manager written in Java, which allows it to run on virtually any operating system. It's designed to help people with little financial knowledge managing...
SQLTools 1.4.1
SQLTools is an open source tool for Oracle database development. It is a small and light weighted tool which also aims at being fast and responsive. SQLTools' powerful editor has many features to...
OpenNMS 1.6
OpenNMS is an open source enterprise-grade network management platform. OpenNMS will monitor both service and the hosts they run on and inform you of any errors and provide statistical information...
Serna Free 4.2
Serna Free is an open source, powerful XML editor. It is geared toward those with no experience and uses WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) for ease of use. Its appearance is a lot like a word...
TOra 2.0
TOra is an open source database administration and sql tool for Oracle. With TOra you can perform virtually any administrative task on your Oracle database servers - anything from user and security...
Miranda IM
Small and fast are only two positive things that come to mind when trying to descripe Miranda IM. Like many of its open source "competitors" it is an multi-protocol instant messenger capable of...
Ghostscript 8.54
Ghostscript is an open source that inteprets PostScript (PS) and PDF in order to output them into raster format either for the screen or on a printer. This allows viewing of PS files and even...
Mathematica 6
Mathematica, created by Wolfram Research, isn't just a computation tool; it's great for documentation, development, visualization, deployment, simulation and modeling. It has proved to be a reliable... Alternatives: Scilab Octave Sage
Wireshark
Wireshark (formerly known as Ethereal) is a top open source product that allows you to capture (or sniff) packets on a LAN (local area network) in order to analyze the network traffic. Once you turn...
KToon 0.9
KToon is an open source 2d vector animation toolkit with focus on on the cartoon industry. All of the features you would expect of such a products is there: drawing tools, layers, keyframes, time...
Jokosher
Jokosher is a multi-track music editor. The interface uses familiar concepts to musicians rather than relying on their knowledge of multi-track recorders. Guitarists and other players who don't...
Xpdf 3.02
Xpdf is an open source PDF or Acrobat file viewer. Designed and works under virtually any unix operating system. Only its command-line tool are available in Windows. Xpdf support the latest PDF...
FileZilla
FileZilla is an open source ftp client, which also supports secure ftp (sftp). FileZilla is built to be a fast but yet feature rich ftp client. Like many of the commercial products FileZilla has a...
Freevo 1.8
Freevo is an open source home theatre PC platform. It provides all of the features you would expect of any HTPC/media center such as being able to watch TV either terrestrial or from DVB sources....
HeidiSQL
HeidiSQL is a brilliant, small and simple open source SQL tool for MySQL databases. It does exactly what you expect it to - and a few extra things. Downloading, installing and configuring is very...
KWord 1.6.1
KWord is a part of the open source office suite KOffice. KWord is more than just a simple word processor, with its frame-based layout capability it can act like any commercial DTP tool and even...
Microsoft Outlook Express 6
Microsoft Outlook Express ships as part of the Microsoft Internet Explorer freeware package. Outlook Express provides basic internet mail support, but works as a usenet news reader. As a mail client... Alternatives: Thunderbird
Synfig 0.61.08
Synfig is an open source 2d vector animation program with focus on automated tweening. Synfig is made for artists and is great for cartoons. Its main feature for automated tweening make all motion in...
Code::Blocks 8.02
Code::Blocks is an C++ IDE which makes it easy for experienced as well as new developers to create applications. Application made with Code::Blocks and based on wxWidgets - are portable between Linux...
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
As backend for Microsoft products that require a database - Microsoft SQL Server is available to make integration and development simple and easy. SQL Server is today considered one of the top 3... Alternatives: MySQL PostgreSQL Firebird Ingres 2006 Community Edition
MythTV
MythTV is an open source personal/digital video recorder (dvr) with alot of extra features making it a complete media center for your home. Besides the standard features of watching and recording TV...
NeDi w-rc1
NeDi is an open source network management framework which uses scheduled discovery to examine your network. All data is store in a SQL database and through the web-based user interface your can...
SugarCRM 5.2
SugarCRM is an open source crm (customer relation management) system, which helps you to track and share opportunities, manage existing customers, keep track of your pipeline and much more. Has...
OpenOffice Calc 3.0
OpenOffice Calc is a superb open source spreadsheet application. Whether you are a novice spreadsheet user - or require more advanced features such as data mining or large complex calculations -...
Poderosa 4.1.0
Poderosa is an open source tabbed based terminal emulator. Unlike any other terminal emulator Poderosa allows you to work with split windows, so that you can easily run multiple sessions at once....
WIPFW 0.2.8
WIPFW is a firewall for Windows based on IPFW for FreeBSD unix and it provides virtually the same features, functionality and user interface. Please note when downloading WIPFW remember to get the...
TrueCrypt 6.0a
TrueCrypt is an open source security tool that allows you to encrypt all data on each of your harddisk partitions and an external storage device like an usb drive. TrueCrypt also lets you create a...
OpenVZ
OpenVZ is a great alternative to standard virtualization offerings on the market, that unlike most other products only offers operating system level virtualization - and only on Linux. However, this...
Evernote
Evernote provides a means to capture just about anything you would want to save whether it is notes to yourself, something you saw or heard or even just things that you like. It works with nearly... Alternatives: RedNotebook NeverNote
Potrace 1.8
Potrace is an open source tool for converting bitmap images or raster to vector drawings. Even though Potrace is only a command line tool - its output is of the highest quality. It supports the most...
PlanetaMessenger.org 0.2
PlanetaMessenger.org is an open source universal Instant Messenger (IM) developed fully in Java. PlanetaMessenger.org has plug-in based support for the different IM networks. Among the supported...
Apache Directory Server
Apache Directory Server is an open source LDAP directory server implemented in java. It provides an excellent back-end database for managing users, network resources and more. The architecture is...
Karbon14 1.5.0
Karbon14 is a vector drawing application part of the open source KOffice suite. Being a vector based drawing program everything drawn is store as geometric shapes allowing you to scale you drawing up...
Cream 0.39
Cream is an open source text editor which used Vim as a base. However, Cream added an intuitive user interface with pull-down menus, toolbar, keyboard shortcuts and a tabbed based multi document...
Joomla 1.5
Joomla is among the top two or three open source content management systems (CMS) on the market. Joomla offers an advanced CMS which is extremely modular built. This makes developing extensions easy...
Anti-Spam SMTP Proxy (assp) 1.3
Anti-Spam SMTP Proxy (ASSP) is an open source anti-spam solution that utilizes advanced as well as more common ways to avoid spam. ASSP also takes care of email transferred viruses. Being a server...
389 Directory Server
389 Directory Server (previously known as Fedora Directory Server) is an open source LDAP server with many advanced features and built for both high performance and reliability. The 389 Directory...
Bacula
Bacula is an open source networked backup system for Linux/Unix, Mac and Windows clients. Contrary to some other backup solutions Bacula uses a specific client application written for each operating...
Inno Setup 5.1.6
Inno Setup is a feature-rich open source installer for Windows applications. With it's integrated Pascal scripting engine you have full control of both installation as well as uninstallation. Inno...
Drupal 6.2
Drupal is an open source software package for individuals or communities of users that need to publish, organize and manage a website's content also know as a content management system (CMS). ...
Pixie 2.2.3
Pixie is a RenderMan like photo realistic renderer. It is being developed in the hope that it will be useful for graphics research and for people who can not afford a commercial renderer. Pixie is an...
MonoDevelop 2.0
MonoDevelop is an open source free Gnome integrated development environment (IDE) for C#. Eventhough MonoDevelop has a short history it has some of the same features you would find in any...
FreeOTFE 4.71
FreeOTFE (on the fly encryption) is an open source tool for safe-keeping of your files through encryption. FreeOTFE allows you to create virtual encrypted disk drives - either as files on your...
MuseScore 0.9.5
MuseScore is an open source cross platform music notation program that has a lot of very good features. Simple to operate, notes are entered on a virtual note sheet with your mouse, MIDI or keyboard....
Ekiga 3.2
Although people are still using the telephone in one form or another as the main means of communication, VoIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) is the newest form of voice communication. Ekiga,...
Moodle 1.9
Moodle, an open source course management system, that uses pedagogical principles to create online learning communities. Briefly, pedagogical principles theorize that people construct new knowledge...
Launch4j 2.1.5
Launch4j is an open source installer that wrappes your jar files into native executables for e.g. Windows, but also MacOS, Linux and Solaris are supported. For JRE you can either embed one - or have...
Lazarus 0.9
Lazarus is an open source development environment that strives to be Delphi compatible. Based on Free Pascal Lazarus has a great foundation that allows you to create applications that will run on all...
InstallJammer 1.1.1
InstallJammer is an open source install builder. With InstallJammer you can create cross-platform installation packages that are completely self-contained. InstallJammer aim to be easy to use - and...
Mozilla Firefox
Despite a very hard effort Mozilla Firefox has always been 2nd on the browser market - only surpassed by Microsoft Internet Explorer. However, it is gaining market share rapidly - and aims to take...
PostgreSQL 8.3
PostgreSQL is a relational database system (RDBMS). Considered one of the most advanced open source databases on the market - PostgreSQL is a tough competitor for the top commercial database...
Valgrind 3.5.0
Valgrind is an open source memory debugger with some extra features. Detecting leaks and other memory related programming errors as well as threading bugs. Valgrind also includes a great call-graph...
SQLite 3.3.17
SQLite is an open source embeddable database engine written in C. It provides all of the standard features you would normally find in any commercial SQL database product - such as SQL, transaction...
BleachBit
BleachBit is an application that frees disk space and guards your privacy. It cleans the cache, clears internet history, deletes cookies and logs, shreds temporary files and gets rid of junk that...
HSQL Database Engine
HSQL Database Engine or just HSQLDB is an open source java database engine for embedding into your applications. As the name indicates HSQLDB supports SQL making it very flexible when it comes to...
FL Studio 9
Formerly known as FruityLoops, FL Studio is a DAW (Digital Audio Workstation). It can be used as a sort of doodle pad for musical ideas or to master tracks that are ready to publish. FL Studio... Alternatives: LMMS
Pinta
Pinta is a cross platform drawing and editing program. It uses some of the code from Paint, so it has the advantage of being familiar to users who have played around with Paint. It is a drawing and...
UFRaw 0.16
UFRaw or Unidentified Flying Raw - is an open source raw photo editor and converter. It is based on DCRaw (written by David Coffin) and can be used either as a standalone application - or as a...
NetBeans IDE 6.8
NetBeans is an open source integrated development environment (IDE) for Java development. However, a C/C++ pack exists that lets you use NetBeans for your C/C++ projects. As a IDE for Java NetBeans...
JBoss Application Server
JBoss Application Server is the most widely deployed open source application server on the market. As a certified J2EE platform it supports all features of J2EE 1.4 including additional services such...
Apache Derby
Apache Derby is an open source relational database - part of the Apache DB Project. Derby is written in java and is ideel for embeddable due to its small memory footprint. Derby supports SQL storing...
CCleaner
CCleaner from Piriform is a small application that cleans your Windows computer, protects your privacy and keeps your personal information more secure. Most computers that have slowed to a snail's... Alternatives: BleachBit
IBM SPSS
SPSS is a collection of data and predictive analytics tools for business and statistical programmers. It can be used to figure out potential costs savings or organize data in order to make better... Alternatives: PSPP
Apple QuickTime 7
QuickTime is digital media software that lets you view pre-recorded or live video and/or audio. On the first viewing, QuickTime immediately shows its superior video quality. Users like the clear,... Alternatives: VLC media player MPlayer
Maxima
Maxima manipulates numerical and symbolic expressions. This includes integrations, Laplace transforms, differentiation, ordinary differential equations, sets, lists, vectors and matrices among...
Quantum GIS
Quantum GIS (QGIS) is a geographical information system (GIS) that works with many platforms and with other commercial software packages. It has all of the common GIS functions and features. Its...
Qtpfsgui 1.9
Qtpfsgui is a tool for tone mapping HDR photography (high dynamic range imaging), which combines several photos of the same thing but taken at different exposures, resulting in a true representation...
Oracle Portal 10g
Oracle Portal comes pre-integrated with the Oracle Database and provides and out-of-the-box solution allowing easy deployment of web portals for all of your enterprise needs. With usability as a core... Alternatives: Liferay Portal
MyPaint
If you enjoy using drawing and painting software but need an open source program for your tablet or digitizer, you may want to check out the features of MyPaint. This program supports pressure...
Warcraft
Warcraft is one of the most popular real-time strategy (RTS) games of all times. Already from the original version (Warcraft: Orcs and Humans) the game was different and more exciting than other RTS... Alternatives: Glest
Adobe Photoshop CS5
Photoshop is the most well known and widely used graphics editing software. Recognized by most professionals as the single most important tool. Photoshop has since it's introduction always been a... Alternatives: Gimp CinePaint Krita Gimpshop Seashore Pinta
Nero Burning Rom
Nero Burning Rom is one of the most well-known and used applications when is comes to burning CDs and DVDs - and today even Blu-ray discs. Nero Burning Rom has many features for backup, cd copying,... Alternatives: CDRDAO K3b Burn InfraRecorder
Adobe Illustrator CS5
Adobe Illustrator takes sophisticated drawing to a whole new level with its latest array of drawing tools, type and color controls and timesaving features. Whether you are drawing for industrial... Alternatives: Inkscape Skencil Xara LX
Final Cut Pro 5
Final Cut Pro is NLE (non-linear editing) at it's best. Final Cut allows you to edit any video format from consumer DV to high-end and professional HD (high definition) digital video. Editing and... Alternatives: Kino Avidemux VirtualDub Cinelerra
Mozilla SeaMonkey
SeaMonkey settles all of your internet application needs in own package. Its a web-browser, email and newsgroup client, HTML authoring program and IRC chat client all-in-one. In most areas -...
FreeCAD
FreeCAD is general purpose CAD (computer aided drawing) software that targets product design and mechanical engineering. It can be easily used for any engineering specialty, featuring tools that are...
Quicken 2007
Quicken is one of the most well-known personal finance/accounting software packages on the market. Quicken lets you manage your accounts including checking, banking and credit cards. Information can... Alternatives: GnuCash Grisbi jGnash GFP
Adobe Acrobat Reader
Acrobat Reader is the freeware product from Adobe designed to view Acrobat files (PDF). PDFs' popularity on the internet has made it virtual impossible to live without the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Not... Alternatives: Xpdf Ghostscript Sumatra PDF
Microsoft Remote Desktop for Windows
Microsoft Remote Desktop is a feature that comes free with Windows XP Professional. It allows you to control a computer remotely either through a LAN or using the internet. It can be used for both... Alternatives: VNC OSXvnc
Corel PaintShop Photo Pro X3
PaintShop Photo Pro (previously known as Paint Shop Pro or just PSP) has a long history of being the best low cost bitmap and today vector graphics editor. PSP was originally developed by Jasc... Alternatives: Gimp CinePaint Krita Gimpshop Seashore Pinta
Songbird 1.1
Songbird is a new audio player on the internet with unique features. It is, however, not a mature project yet - but for the enthusiast it is definitely worth a try. Songbird is built around the...
Pentaho Report Designer 1.2
Pentaho Report Designer is a graphical front-end to the JFreeReport reporting library. Using the Report Designer creating layouts for you reports is a simple task. Separate tools help select data...
NeverNote
Nevernote was created in response to popular demand of Linux users. A clone of Evernote, it was originally intended for Linux but can also run on Windows. Nevernote is a note-saving program that...
Adobe Photoshop Elements 8
Photoshop Elements is the little brother of Photoshop. But that does not mean that it is simple and useless. Adobe has taken many features found in previous version of their flagship product... Alternatives: Gimp CinePaint Krita Gimpshop Seashore Pinta
Evolution
Evolution is an e-mail client built from scratch to be an alternative to Outlook on Linux. Today it has evolved beyond that - and provides stable functionaly through typical e-mail features. But...
Hummingbird Exceed 2007
Hummingbird Exceed has been one of the X server market leaders for close to 20 years. And even today Exceed continue to be widely deployed and remain of the best performing X servers. It supports all... Alternatives: Xming
Microsoft Word 2003
Word is the number one most widely used word processor - home users, academic institutions and a huge number of enterprises all use Microsoft Word. Word has continued to evolve through the years and... Alternatives: OpenOffice Writer AbiWord KWord
CyberLink PowerDVD 9
PowerDVD was one of the first software based DVD players on the market. It gained enormous momentum by being bundled with many DVD-ROM drive manufactures products - and today offers many more... Alternatives: VLC media player MPlayer
SolidWorks
SolidWorks 3D CAD is designed to let ideas be transformed quickly into products. Its powerful toolsets and virtual prototyping generates manufacture-ready drawings in record time with accuracy and... Alternatives: QCad Community Edition BRL-CAD Archimedes FreeCAD
RedNotebook
RedNotebook is an electronic journal that allows you to do much more than old-fashioned analog journals used to. As well as keeping track of your thoughts, important events and all the daily notes...
QuarkXPress 7
QuarkXPress has for many years been the preferred desktop publishing (DTP) tool for professional designers using Mac. But today Quark is also releasing their software for the Windows platform - and... Alternatives: Scribus KWord
mIRC 6.21
mIRC is by far the most well-known IRC (internet relay chat) client on the market - and it has been for more than a decade. mIRC allows you to chat with people all over the world through different... Alternatives: XChat HydraIRC
vBulletin 4.0
vBulletin often seen used on a wide variety of sites and is consider a popular commercial forum software package. The first version of vBulletin was released in 2000 and since then many years of... Alternatives: IceBB phpBB
Greenshot
Greenshot is a screenshot tool, supports several image formats as well as saving part or all of a screen into a file within one second's time. This program takes only a small amount of memory, a...
SmartDraw
SmartDraw VP is the world's first visual processor. In the same way that a word processor automatically formats documents, SmartDraw VP automatically formats your visuals as you create them, making... Alternatives: Dia OpenOffice Draw Kivio StarUML ArgoUML
Sony ACID Pro 6
ACID Pro, a loop-based music creation tool, is a favorite of users worldwide. Combining loops, multi-track recording and MIDI, this is a full-featured music workstation that will produce... Alternatives: Audacity Traverso DAW
Ableton Live 8
Ableton Live is loop-based music sequencer designed to be as much an instrument as a composing and arranging tool. DJs often use it for precision mixing. Ableton Live has been designed for use... Alternatives: LMMS Jokosher
Borland Delphi 2006
Borland Delphi is a software development platform based on the delphi programming language (derived from pascal). Due to its simple language, IDE and GUI/forms editor - Delphi has been one of the top... Alternatives: Lazarus
Araxis Merge 6.5
Araxis Merge is a professional tool for visual comparison and merging of text files most typically source code - but also web pages. A feature especially useful for developers is the three-way... Alternatives: WinMerge
Microsoft Virtual PC 2007
Microsoft's Virtual PC allows you to create virtual computers on your own Windows desktop. Each of these computers has all the hardware of a physical computer, enabling you to run each virtual PC as... Alternatives: Xen OpenVZ Cooperative Linux VirtualBox
Mathcad
Mathcad is a Windows-based system from MathSoft, Inc. that handles text, graphs and mathematics. It features internet access, Lotus Notes and Email compatibility and has QuickSheets for common... Alternatives: Maxima
CuteFTP 8
For many years CuteFTP has been a household name when is comes to effecient and simple file transfer (ftp) primeraly used by people how want to publish/upload their websites. CuteFTP's forces are... Alternatives: FileZilla Cyberduck WinSCP
Liferay Portal 4.4.0
Liferay Portal is enterprise quality portal software. A major focus is usability - allowing users to get started right away without spending too much time buried in thick manuals. However, being an...
NeoOffice 3.0
NeoOffice is a special version of OpenOffice for Mac OS X. Even though OpenOffice is available for Mac OS X, it requires that you run X11 (X Windows Systems) on your computer. Thus it does not...
Clam AntiVirus 0.93
Clam AntiVirus is a GPL anti-virus toolkit for UNIX. The main purpose of this software is the integration with mail servers (attachment scanning). The package provides a flexible and scalable...
Sibelius 6
Sebelius is notation software for students, composers, educators, arrangers and musicians of all disciplines. There are new improvements and features that make Sebelius a one-stop composing and... Alternatives: MuseScore
McAfee VirusScan
McAfee is one of the oldest companies in the anti-virus business. However, McAfee VirusScan also provides protection against spyware and adware. Protects when your are surfing the internet, checking... Alternatives: ClamWin Winpooch
UltraCompare 4.20
UltraCompare is a great tool for developer when it comes to comparing and merging source code. And if you are already using UltraEdit this is a natural choice since it integrates seamlessly into it.... Alternatives: WinMerge
ExpressionEngine 1.6
ExpressionEngine lets you easily publish information on the internet. Whether you are nontechnical or technical - the requirements you have can come to life through the intuitive interface and the... Alternatives: Nucleus CMS
IceBB 1.0-rc8
IceBB is an upcoming bulletin board/forum software. Since its initial release in 2004 IceBB has slowly gained in popularity and features. Today it is a feature rich forum software package that...
TeamSpeak 2.0
TeamSpeak is software that allows people to talk to each other over the internet. It works equally well whether it's used for gaming, families staying in touch or inter-office communication. It has... Alternatives: Mumble
RSS Bandit 1.6.0.2
RSS Bandit is a RSS and Atom reader that allows you to keep track of all of the news feeds you follow on the net. It's newspaper view lets you get a quick overview of unread posts across the blogs...
FrostWire 4.18
FrostWire is an alternative peer-to-peer file sharing service on the Gnutella network that is modeled after LimeWire and in fact, derived its code from LimeWire Pro. You'll find it a bit different...
Borland JBuilder 2006
Borland has always produced greate integrated development environments (IDE) - and JBuilder is no expection. All featres has been worked through to perfection, making JBuilder a feature packed... Alternatives: Eclipse NetBeans IDE
PeaZip
PeaZip is a file manager and archiver for both Windows and Linux. It features an archive browser with history and search features to make navigating an archive faster and easier. PeaZip...
UltraStar Deluxe 1.0
UltraStar Deluxe is a karaoke game inspired by the SingStar game played on PlayStation. The point of the game is to match the pitch of the music. One or several players score points by singing along...
Command & Conquer
Command & Conquer is a real-time strategy game originally designed to be played on the computer but also consoles like PlayStation. Command & Conquer: Red Alert is a prequel to Command & Conquer:... Alternatives: OpenRA
IrfanView
IrfanView is a free, small, fast graphic viewer whose goal is to be simple for beginners while meeting the power needs of professionals. It allows you to view and change graphic images to your own... Alternatives: Cornice Imgv
OpenRA
OpenRA, as the name implies, is a real-time strategy (RTS) game engine that supports Command & Conquer: Red Alert. The developers of OpenRA maintain a website with a FAQ, downloadable code and a...
Autodesk SketchBook Pro
Autodesk SketchBook Pro is paint and drawing software that makes your laptop, desktop computer or even iPad or smartphone into a sketchbook. It allows you to access professional quality sketching... Alternatives: MyPaint
Photomatix Pro 3.2
There are so many times that your photos don't come out like you want them to, especially outdoors. The brightness of all those objects is more than the camera can deal with; colors, textures and... Alternatives: Qtpfsgui
TuxGuitar
TuxGuitar is a great music writing and learning tool with no pretensions to being a real DAW, although it does contain some DAW type features. It is a multitrack guitar tablature and standard...
MusicBrainz
MusicBrainz is a project that is creating an open content music database, a type of "Wikipedia for music" and software for auto-tagging your music. The base contains information about artists, their...
Rhino
It's important to effectively communicate your ideas, no matter what profession you are in. Your designs have to reach people in an attractive and understandable form. Rhino gives you to tools to... Alternatives: K-3D
Super Mario Bros
Super Mario Bros, a platform video game, hit the market in 1985 as a game for Nintendo. It was the best selling game on the market until the introduction of Wii Sports in 2009 and catapulted... Alternatives: SuperTux
Foxit Reader
Foxit is a free, multilingual PDF reader that provides an alternative to Adobe Acrobat Reader that is lightweight and easy on your resources. Many people who use Adobe need a reader but would prefer... Alternatives: Xpdf Sumatra PDF
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