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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.

Quantum GIS

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GIS - Quantum GISVisit Site: Quantum GIS

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source GIS Software.

Description: Quantum GIS (QGIS) is a user friendly Open Source Geographic Information System (GIS) licensed under the GNU General Public License. QGIS is an official project of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo).

GRASS GIS

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GIS - GRASS GISVisit Site: GRASS GIS

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source GIS software.

Description: GRASS GIS, commonly referred to as GRASS (Geographic Resources Analysis Support System), is a free Geographic Information System (GIS) software used for geospatial data management and analysis, image processing, graphics/maps production, spatial modeling, and visualization.

GanttProject

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Management Software - GanttVisit Site: GanttProject

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source project scheduling and management software.

Description: GanttProject is a cross-platform desktop tool for project scheduling and management. It runs on Windows, Linux and MacOSX, it is free and its code is opensource.

R Project

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Statistics Software - R ProjectVisit Site: R Project

Cost: Free

Comments: Free statistics software.

Description: R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. It compiles and runs on a wide variety of UNIX platforms, Windows and MacOS.

Celestia

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Astronomy Software - CelestiaVisit Site: Celestia

Cost: Free

Comments: Free planetarium software.

Description: The free space simulation that lets you explore our universe in three dimensions. Celestia runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X.

FreeCAD

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CAD - FreeCADVisit Site: FreeCAD

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source CAD software.

Description: FreeCAD is a general purpose feature-based, parametric 3D modeler for CAD, MCAD, CAx, CAE and PLM, aimed directly at mechanical engineering and product design but also fits a wider range of uses in engineering, such as architecture or other engineering specialties. It is 100% Open Source and extremely modular, allowing for very advanced extension and customization.

GPlates

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Earth Sciences - GPlatesVisit Site: GPlates

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source plate-tectonics visualization software.

Description: GPlates is desktop software for the interactive visualisation of plate-tectonics. GPlates offers a novel combination of interactive plate-tectonic reconstructions, geographic information system (GIS) functionality and raster data visualisation.

Pinta

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Rastor-Based - PintaVisit Site: Pinta

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source editing software.

Description: Pinta is a free, open source drawing/editing program modeled after Paint.NET. Its goal is to provide users with a simple yet powerful way to draw and manipulate images on Linux, Mac, and Windows.

Xara Xtreme

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Vector-Based - Xara XtremeVisit Site: Xara Xtreme

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source software for Unix platforms.

Description: Xara Xtreme for Linux is a powerful, general purpose graphics program for Unix platforms including Linux, FreeBSD and (in development) OS-X.

Synfig Studio

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Vector-Based - Synfig StudioVisit Site: Synfig Studio

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source 2D animation software.

Description: Synfig Studio is a free and open-source 2D animation software, designed as powerful industrial-strength solution for creating film-quality animation using a vector and bitmap artwork. It eliminates the need to create animation frame-by frame, allowing you to produce 2D animation of a higher quality with fewer people and resources. Synfig Studio is available for Windows, Linux and MacOS X.

Burn

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Burning - BurnVisit Site: Burn

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source burning software for Mac OS X.

Description: Burn your files to a disc so you can access them later on. Choose different filesystems so you can share your files with people with different operating systems. Change advanced settings like, file permissions, the disc icon, file dates and more on the fly in Burns inspector.

Avidemux

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Video Editing - AvidemuxVisit Site: Avidemux

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source video editing software.

Description: Avidemux is a free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. It supports many file types, including AVI, DVD compatible MPEG files, MP4 and ASF, using a variety of codecs. Tasks can be automated using projects, job queue and powerful scripting capabilities.

Archimedes

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CAD - ArchimedesVisit Site: Archimedes

Cost: Free

Comments: Open source CAD software.

Description: Archimedes is a free and open source CAD (Computer Aided Design) software. It is a robust system built over Eclipse’s Rich Client Platform fully based on plug ins. This means it is easily extensible but also has a pretty thin core that allows you to select the features you need and drop the other ones easily.

QCAD

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CAD - QCADVisit Site: QCAD

Cost: Free

Comments: Open source CAD software.

Description: QCAD is an application for computer aided drafting in two dimensions (2d). With QCAD you can create technical drawings such as plans for buildings, interiors, mechanical parts or schematics and diagrams. QCAD works on Windows, Mac OS X and many Linux and Unix Systems. The source code of the QCAD Community Edition is released under the GPL (Open Source).

Dia

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Diagram - DiaVisit Site: Dia

Cost: Free

Comments: Open source diagram creation program.

Description: Welcome to Dia’s new homepage. Dia is a GTK+ based diagram creation program for GNU/Linux, MacOS X, Unix, and Windows, and is released under the GPL license.

Pencil

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Animation - PencilVisit Site: Pencil

Cost: Free

Comments: Open source animation software.

Description: Pencil is an animation/drawing software for Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux. It lets you create traditional hand-drawn animation (cartoon) using both bitmap and vector graphics. Pencil is free and open source.

Seashore

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Rastor-Based - SeashoreVisit Site: Seashore

Cost: Free

Comments: Open source image editor for Mac.

Description: Seashore is an open source image editor for Mac OS X’s Cocoa framework. It features gradients, textures and anti-aliasing for both text and brush strokes. It supports multiple layers and alpha channel editing. It is based around the GIMP’s technology and uses the same native file format.

HandBrake

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Media Conversion - HandBrakeVisit Site: HandBrake

Cost: Free

Comments: Open source video transcoder.

Description: HandBrake is an open-source, GPL-licensed, multiplatform, multithreaded video transcoder, available for MacOS X, Linux and Windows.

Amaya

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Web Editing - AmayaVisit Site: Amaya

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source web editing software.

Description: Amaya is a Web editor, i.e. a tool used to create and update documents directly on the Web. Browsing features are seamlessly integrated with the editing and remote access features in a uniform environment. This follows the original vision of the Web as a space for collaboration and not just a one-way publishing medium.

LockCrypt

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Password Manager - LockCryptVisit Site: LockCrypt

Cost: Free

Comments: This open source password manager can be installed on multiple operating systems.

Description: LockCrypt is an account management program which provides a secure, central database to store difficult to remember passwords and other personal information. It’s free, and open source.

Universal Password Manager

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Password Manager - Universal Password ManagerVisit Site: Universal Password Manager

Cost: Free

Comments: Very simple open source password manager.

Description: Universal Password Manager (UPM) allows you to store usernames, passwords, URLs and generic notes in an encrypted database protected by one master password.

ProCSSor

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Code - ProCSSorVisit Site: ProCSSor

Cost: Free

Comments: Easy to use.

Description: Advanced CSS prettifier.