Open Source Windows is a simple list of the best free and open source software for Windows. We aren't trying to be a comprehensive listing of every open-source Windows application, instead we want to showcase the best, most important, and easiest to use. This page should be a handy reference and a useful tool for getting more people to start using free and open-source software.
101 Free Alternatives to Commonly Used Paid Software Written by Sean McColgan on September 22, 2010 If you’re running a business, then one of the highest costs you may be faced with is equipping your IT systems with the relevant software. However, over the past few years, independent programmers and companies alike have developed free software that have come to replace their more expensive, well-known counterparts. Below are 101 free alternatives tocommonly used paid software that could help save you or your business a lot of money. Operating Systems
The open source community is vibrant, continually growing, and just loves to create applications and tools to make lives easier. Here are 50 of our favorite open source apps that help us do everything from managing pictures on our computer to learning about Jupiter and Mars. Chandler – An information management application for personal use or small group collaboration. Includes integrated calendaring, data organization tools, and allows backup and data sharing via web access.
20 Top Desktop Blogger Editors To Manage Your Blog Easily Blogging is a thing that is getting very common on internet now-a-days. Bloggers do not just write articles. They have to do a lot of things to manage and promote their blogs. These activities range from commenting to finding useful design and software tools that allows more time for the business of writing and keeping readers happy. But at the same time, finding perfect tool for a task is difficult and time consuming.
VideoLAN and the VLC development team are proud to present the second minor version of the VLC 2.1.x branch.Fixing a numerous number of bugs and regressions introduced in 2.1.0, notably on audio device management and SPDIF/HDMI pass-thru.More info on our release page VideoLAN and the VLC development team are proud to present the first minor version of the VLC 2.1.x branch.Fixing a numerous number of bugs and regressions introduced in 2.1.0, it also adds experimental HEVC and VP9 decoding and improves VLC installer on Windows.More info on our release page VideoLAN and the VLC development team are glad to present a new minor version of the VLC 2.0.x branch.Mostly focused on fixing a few important bugs and security issues, this version is mostly needed for Mac OS X, notably for PowerPC and Intel32 platforms that cannot upgrade to 2.1.0.
(24/12/2005): OSSwin now also has a separate games page. Go check it out and please promote the organization of an Open-Source-only LAN-party in your neighbourhood! Please also report broken links to the osswin-users mailinglist, and if you really like this list and want to keep me motivated, then just send me something from my wishlist which can be found somewhere over here . Cheers,
Many useful ports of GNU utilities to Win32 by Karl M Syring are available at UnxUtils sourceforge site. Other useful tools and interesting source code using undocumented native API:s and an Ext2 filesystem for NT project by Adrey Shedel. Click here for update history for this page (last update 08 February 2014)
Welcome to DC++ Direct Connect allows you to share files over the Internet without restrictions or limits. The client is completely free of advertisements and has a nice, easy to use interface. Firewall and router support is integrated and it is easy and convenient to use functionality like multi-hub connections, auto-connections and resuming of downloads.
The ClamAV Live CD is a small (~120 MB), lightweight antivirus Live CD built on Ubuntu with ClamAV installed for easy and thorough virus scanning of mainly Windows machines. It also includes other nice tools such as DBAN, testdisk, and chntpw. The ClamAV Live CD is an antivirus live cd for repairing infected Windows (and possibly Linux) desktops, laptops, and servers. The ClamAV LiveCD Project in Launchpad
OpenSSH is a FREE version of the SSH connectivity tools that technical users of the Internet rely on. Users of telnet, rlogin, and ftp may not realize that their password is transmitted across the Internet unencrypted, but it is. OpenSSH encrypts all traffic (including passwords) to effectively eliminate eavesdropping, connection hijacking, and other attacks. The encryption that OpenSSH provides has been strong enough to earn the trust of Trend Micro and other providers of cloud computing.Additionally, OpenSSH provides secure tunneling capabilities and several authentication methods, and supports all SSH protocol versions. SSH is an awesome powerful tool, there are unlimited possibility when it comes to SSH, heres the top Voted SSH commands