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GIMP

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Raster-Based - GIMPVisit Site: GIMP

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source image editing software.

Description: GIMP is an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed program for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring.

Paint.NET

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Raster-Based - Paint.NETVisit Site: Paint.NET

Cost: Free

Comments: Free image editor.

Description: Paint.NET is free image and photo editing software for PCs that run Windows. It features an intuitive and innovative user interface with support for layers, unlimited undo, special effects, and a wide variety of useful and powerful tools. An active and growing online community provides friendly help, tutorials, and plugins.

Blender

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Animation - BlenderVisit Site: Blender

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source 3D rendering & animation software.

Description: Blender is 3D creation for everyone, free to use for any purpose. Free Software, great community, and 100% open.

Apache OpenOffice Draw

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3D - OpenOffice DrawVisit Site: Apache OpenOffice Draw

Cost: Free

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Description: From a quick sketch to a complex plan, Draw gives you the tools to communicate with graphics and diagrams. With a maximum page size of 300cm by 300cm, Draw is powerful tool for technical or general posters, etc. Manipulate objects, rotate in two or three dimensions; the 3D controller allows you to create spheres, rings, cubes, etc. in a quick pinch.

Ubuntu Desktop

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Operating Systems - UbuntuVisit Site: Ubuntu Desktop

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source operating system.

Description: Fast, free and incredibly easy to use, the Ubuntu operating system powers millions of desktop PCs, laptops and servers around the world. Ubuntu comes with a set of pre-installed software, including a complete office productivity suite and more than 3,000 downloadable apps including Steam, the world’s most popular gaming platform.

Apache OpenOffice

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Office Suite - OpenOfficeVisit Site: Apache OpenOffice

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source office suite.

Description: Apache OpenOffice is the leading open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more. It is available in many languages and works on all common computers.

IZArc

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Archivers - IZArcVisit Site: IZArc

Cost: Free

Comments: Free file compression software.

Description: IZArc is the best free file compression utility supporting many archive formats. With a modern easy-to-use interface, IZArc provides support for most compressed and encoded files, as well as access to many powerful features and tools.

Clonezilla

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Backup Software - ClonezillaVisit Site: Clonezilla

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source disk cloning program.

Description: Clonezilla is a partition and disk imaging/cloning program similar to True Image® or Norton Ghost®. It helps you to do system deployment, bare metal backup and recovery.

Tails

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Anonymity - TailsVisit Site: Tails

Cost: Free

Comments: Free portable OS used in conjunction with Tor.

Description: Tails is a live system that aims to preserve your privacy and anonymity. It helps you to use the Internet anonymously and circumvent censorship almost anywhere you go and on any computer but leaving no trace unless you ask it to explicitly.

TrueCrypt

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Encryption - TrueCryptVisit Site: TrueCrypt

Cost: Free

Comments: Source-available encryption software.

Description: Source-available freeware utility used for on-the-fly encryption (OTFE). It can create a virtual encrypted disk within a file or encrypt a partition or (under Microsoft Windows except Windows 8 with GPT) the entire storage device (pre-boot authentication).

Draw.io

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Image Editing - Draw.ioVisit Site: Draw.io

Cost: Free

Comments: Free online diagramming tool.

Description: Draw creative diagrams in your browser, share editing with other users in real time. Load and save them anywhere you wish, export images of your finished result, using the range of stencils provided.

PortableApps Suite

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Portable Suites - PortableApps SuiteVisit Site: PortableApps Suite

Cost: Free

Comments: Large collection of free portable software.

Description: PortableApps.com lets you carry all your favorite apps on a portable device or cloud drive and use them on any PC. Now you can have your own browser with all your bookmarks and extensions, your full office suite, your photo editor, your whole music collection, your favorite games, your development tools and more.

PortableApps

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Portable Sites - PortableAppsVisit Site: PortableApps

Cost: Free

Comments: Large collection of free portable apps.

Description: PortableApps.com is the world’s most popular portable software solution allowing you to take your favorite software with you. A fully open source and free platform, it works on any portable storage device (USB flash drive, memory card, portable hard drive, etc), cloud drive (DropBox, Google Drive, etc), or installed locally.

Portable Freeware

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Portable Sites - Portable FreewareVisit Site: Portable Freeware

Cost: Free

Comments: Collection of free portable apps.

Description: The portable freeware collection.

Mifos

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Finance Software - MifosVisit Site: Mifos

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source microfinance software.

Description: Built on leading open source technologies, it provides the flexibility and capacity for MFIs to scale. It is freely available to download and install on your own or with the support of a local Specialist.

JQuantLib

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Finance Software - JQantLibVisit Site: JQuantLib

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source quantitative finance software.

Description: JQuantLib is a free, open-source, comprehensive framework for quantitative finance, written in 100% Java. It provides “quants” and Java application developers several mathematical and statistical tools needed for the valuation of shares, options, futures, swaps, and other financial instruments.

jGnash

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Finance Software - jGnashVisit Site: jGnash

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source personal finance manager.

Description: jGnash is a free personal finance manager with many of the same features as commercially-available software. It was created in order to make tracking your personal finances easy, but also provides the functionality required by advanced users.

jFin

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Finance Software - jFinVisit Site: jFin

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source derivatives trade processing software.

Description: Pure Java library providing: date adjustment, schedule generation, and day count fraction calculation.

HomeBank

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Finance Software - HomeBankVisit Site: HomeBank

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source personal accounting software.

Description: HomeBank is free software that will assist you to manage your personal accounting. It is designed to easy to use and be able to analyse your personal finance in detail using powerful filtering tools and graphs.

TurboCASH Accounting

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Finance Software - TurboCASH AccountingVisit Site: TurboCASH Accounting

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source accounting software.

Description: TurboCASH Accounting is a community developed, top drawer, SME accounting package that will make your business competitive. Here is a world class software package that is going to improve your profitability.

Dolibarr

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ERP - DolibarrVisit Site: Dolibarr

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source ERP software.

Description: Dolibarr ERP & CRM is a modern and easy to use web software to manage your business (contacts, invoices, orders, products, stocks, agenda, emailings, etc…).

PostBooks

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ERP - PostBooksVisit Site: PostBooks

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source ERP software.

Description: PostBooks is a full-featured, fully-integrated business management system, the core of the award winning xTuple ERP Suite. Built with the open source PostgreSQL database and the open source Qt framework for C++, it provides the ultimate in power and flexibility for a range of businesses and industries of any size.

ADempiere ERP

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ERP - ADempiereVisit Site: ADempiere ERP

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source ERP software.

Description: ADempiere Business Suite is an industrial strength open-source software solution that combines ERP, CRM and SCM support for business process. ADempiere provides a framework for extending and customizing to meet business needs.

Bookyt

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ERP - BookytVisit Site: Bookyt

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source ERP software.

Description: Bookyt is a bookkeeping/ERP application designed for small-to-medium-sized companies. It can handle debit invoices, credit invoices, projects with timelogs, swiss salary management, and much more.

WaveMaker

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Web Editing - WaveMakerVisit Site: WaveMaker

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source application development tool.

Description: WaveMaker is a visual development tool that lets everyone quickly build and deploy great-looking web and cloud applications. With WaveMaker, you can build a complete, 3-tier web application in minutes.

Nvu

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Web Editing - NvuVisit Site: Nvu

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source web editor.

Description: Nvu makes creating web pages as easy as using a word processor and rivals such programs as Adobe’s Dreamweaver and Microsoft’s Expression Web, only for free. With Nvu’s built-in site manager, connecting to your website and making changes is a snap.

BlueGriffon

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Web Editing - BlueGriffonVisit Site: BlueGriffon

Cost: Free

Comments: Free web editing software.

Description: BlueGriffon is a new WYSIWYG content editor for the World Wide Web. Powered by Gecko, the rendering engine of Firefox, it’s a modern and robust solution to edit Web pages in conformance to the latest Web Standards.

CSS Tab Designer

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Web Editing - CSS Tab DesignerVisit Site: CSS Tab Designer

Cost: Free

Comments: Free CSS design software.

Description: CSS Tab Designer is a unique and easy to use software to help you design css-based lists and tabs visually and without any programming knowledge required.

SeaMonkey

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Web Editing - SeaMonkeyVisit Site: SeaMonkey

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source application suite with HTML editor.

Description: The SeaMonkey project is a community effort to develop the SeaMonkey all-in-one internet application suite. Such a software suite was previously made popular by Netscape and Mozilla, and the SeaMonkey project continues to develop and deliver high-quality updates as well as new features and improvements to this concept.

Movie Maker

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Video Editing - Microsoft Movie MakerVisit Site: Movie Maker

Cost: Free

Comments: Free video editing software from Microsoft.

Description: Quickly add photos and footage from your PC or camera into Movie Maker. Then fine tune your movie just the way you want it.