This page discusses - Open Source Windows
Open Source Windows
- FireFox 2
The award-winning Web browser from Mozilla is now even
faster, more secure, and totally customizable to your online life.
Beautiful interface. Plays any video type (much more than windows media player).
Subscribe to video RSS, download, and watch all in one. Torrent support. Search
and download from YouTube and others.
Pidgin is an instant messaging program for Windows, Linux, BSD, and other
Unixes. You can talk to your friends using AIM, ICQ, Jabber/XMPP, MSN Messenger,
Yahoo!, Bonjour, Gadu-Gadu, IRC, Novell GroupWise Messenger, QQ, Lotus Sametime,
SILC, SIMPLE, MySpaceIM, and Zephyr.
- Thunderbird 2
Mozilla?s Thunderbird 2 email application is more powerful than ever.
It?s now even easier to organize, secure and customize your mail.
It is available for several platforms so you just have to select which one
you would like. Below is a list of the several files hosted on sourceforge.net:
Cabos is Gnutella file sharing program based on LimeWire and Acquisition. It
is free software. No spyware. No adware. Guaranteed.
Gnucleus was the beginning of a few open-source Gnutella related projects
(GWebCache, GnucDNA, GnucNS). Gnucleus itself is a Windows application for accessing the
Gnutella and G2 networks. One of the first released after the introduction of
Gnutella in 2000 by Nullsoft.
VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and
video formats (MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, mp3, ogg, ...) as well as DVDs,
VCDs, and various streaming protocols.
MPlayer is a movie player which runs on many systems (see the documentation).
It plays most MPEG/VOB, AVI, Ogg/OGM, VIVO, ASF/WMA/WMV, QT/MOV/MP4, RealMedia,
Matroska, NUT, NuppelVideo, FLI, YUV4MPEG, FILM, RoQ, PVA files, supported by
many native, XAnim, and Win32 DLL codecs. You can watch VideoCD, SVCD, DVD,
3ivx, DivX 3/4/5, WMV and even H.264 movies.
- Media Coder
MediaCoder is a free universal batch media transcoder, which nicely
integrates most popular audio/video codecs and tools into an all-in-one
solution. With a flexible and extendable architecture, new codecs and tools are
added in constantly as well as supports for new devices.
- Open Offece.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.
- Abi Ward
Like most Open Source projects, AbiWord started as a cathedral, but
has become more like a bazaar. AbiWord is part of a larger project
known as AbiSource, which was started by the SourceGear Corporation. The goal of
the project was the development of a cross-platform, Open Source office suite
beginning with AbiWord, the project's word processor.
Juice lets users select and download shows and music and play whenever they want
on their iPods, portable digital media players, or computers automatically.
HandBrake is an open-source, GPL-licensed, multiplatform, multithreaded DVD
to MPEG-4 converter, available for MacOS X, Linux and Windows.
Audacity is a free, easy-to-use audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS
X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems.
This is the recommended version of Gimp. GIMP binary available on this page
requires a Pentium II, Celeron, Athlon or better CPU.
Paint.NET is free image and photo editing software for computers 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.
Inkscape is a vector graphics editor application. Its stated goal is to become a powerful graphic tool while being fully compliant with the
XML, SVG and CSS
FileZilla Client (also referred to as FileZilla) is a free, open source, cross-platform FTP client. Binaries are available for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. It supports FTP,
SFTP, and FTPS (FTP over SSL/TLS). As of August 10, 2007, it was the 12th most popular download of all time from SourceForge.net
X-Chat has two good features of usability: colored nicknames and alignment by
text as opposed to alignment by nicks. When you read text, it's enough for eyes
to notice the colors of nicknames, which they can do when they are focused to
somewhere else near, and you may know at once who is writing.
PeaZip allows to edit, save and restore archive's layouts; apply powerful
multiple filters to archive's content; handle multiple archives at once;
export job definition as command line; encrypt with AES256 etc.