A list of useful open source applications

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Lists about two dozen useful open source applications. Many are well known, but you will probably find something you don't know here.


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http://www.siec.k12.in.us/opensource/apps/
Seems to list the best one (in their opinion) for each type of application

Opensource Applications

Here is a list of applications that can be beneficial to schools and individuals. Many of these applications are compiled for both a linux and windows environment. However there are a few below that will only work in linux or windows. Feel free to contact me with any additional opensource applications that you may use and find helpful to add to this site.

Audacity

Audio file/Podcasting/MP3 editor

Blender

3D rendering application

Bluefish

Web page/HTML editor

Celestia

Space simulator

Celtx

Media preproduction editor (screenplay / theatre editor)

Firefox

Web browser

Freemind

Mind mapping application

The Gimp

Digital image editor

IHMC Cmap

Mind mapping application

Inkscape

Vector drawing program

iTALC

Intelligent Teaching and Learning with Computers (remotely view and control other computers)

Kino

Video Editor

Nvu

Web page creator/editor

OpenOffice

Office productivity package

Openworkbench

Project Management Application

PrimoPDF

Create PDF files simply by "printing" your document to this program

Stellarium

Space Simulator

Scribus

Desktop publishing application

StarOffice(tm)

Commercial package based on OpenOffice (*free for Indiana K-12 Schools)

Thunderbird

Pop email client

Tux Paint

Paint program

Wink

Tutorial and presentation creation software

Xaraxtreme

Graphic/Drawing application


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