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Open Source Software - Free (as in speech)


Free Linux-based software for your PC, Laptop or Server.  These work with Microsoft Windows and Linux operating systems.  You can surf the web, manage your e-mails, edit photos, do office work, play videos, listen to music, play games, and more!  Find free software replacements for Internet Explorer, Microsoft Outlook, Adobe Photoshop, Corel Wordperfect, Microsoft Office, iTtunes, and more!


Amarok Music Player

Amarok is a powerful music player for Linux and Unix, MacOS X and Windows with an intuitive interface. It makes playing the music you love and discovering new music easier than ever before - and it looks good doing it!


gimpGIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It works on many operating systems, in many languages.


kword 48K-Word Word Processor is a free alternative to WordPerfect or Microsoft Word or Works.

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Thunderbird Email SoftwareOrganize Your Email with Thunderbird.  It includes many features to help you manage your inbox. With Thunderbird, it’s easier to prioritize and find your important email with tags and the new find bar helps you find content within your email faster.


Tux, of Math Command (TuxMath)Tux, of Math Command, a/k/a TuxMath, is a free open source software program that lets kids hone their arithmetic skills while they defend penguins from incoming comets.  Your child can explore the asteroid belt with only their factoring abilities to bring them through safely!


Firefox Internet BrowserThe award-winning Firefox Web browser has security, speed and new features that will change the way you use the Web. Don’t settle for anything less!


InkscapeInkscape is an Open Source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, CorelDraw, or Xara X, using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format. Inkscape supports many advanced SVG features (markers, clones, alpha blending, etc.) and great care is taken in designing a streamlined interface. It is very easy to edit nodes, perform complex path operations, trace bitmaps and much more.


OpenOffice.orOpenOffice.org 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. It stores all your data in an international open standard format and can also read and write files from other common office software packages. It can be downloaded and used completely free of charge for any purpose.

Tux Paint

Tux PaintPartnering with New Breed Software, Tux4Kids helps bring you Tux Paint. This remarkable open source drawing program empowers kids to be creative in an environment complete with magic tools and sound effects.


Tux TypingTuxTyping is a fun open source typing program for kids.  Tux the penguin is hungry, and loves to eat fish. But Tux can only catch the fish if you type the right letters in time! Can you help Tux?

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