Top Free Softwares and Utilities for daily life

by Salman on February 3, 2009

Here is a list of cool and free opensource softwares for download, that you can use freely in your routine life, and make your work easy without wasting too much money on expensive products, some of which you cannot afford.
These are the best opensource software which have no adware and no spyware , and that work fine, according to me.

Web Browsing

  • Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla Firefox is considered to be one of the best browsers of internet recently.It has lot of amazing and cool features that attract consumers of any type whether they are developers or general net surfers.It is free and opensource.

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  • Google Chrome

Google Chrome one of the recent most successful launch and it has created a history on the launching day, Many technologists were waiting for the Google Chrome to launch. and It proved to be the successful story of the year. Its cool and simple theme and fast browsing gets the attention of lot of the people.

Download Portable Here.

OR Installable  Here.

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E-mail

  • Mozilla Thunderbird

Thunderbird allows you to customize your email to suit your specific needs whether it’s how you search and find messages or listening to music right out of your inbox. Powerful spam filtering software. It has  solid interface, and all the features that you require.

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Developer tools

  • XEmacs

XEmacs is a highly customizable open source text editor and application development system. It emphasizes on modern graphical user interface support and an open software development model, similar to Linux.

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  • KompoZer

KompoZer is a complete web authoring system that combines web file management and easy-to-use WYSIWYG web page editing.

KompoZer is designed to be extremely easy to use, making it ideal for non-technical computer users who want to create an attractive, professional-looking web site without needing to know HTML or web coding.

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  • SharpDevelop

Open Source IDE for the .NET Framework. Utilizes the multiple programming languages and Windows forms

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  • Notepad ++

Open Source programmers notepad for Windows

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  • Web Developer Server Suite

Very good WAMP Stack (Windows, Apache, MySQL, PHP) Very thouroughly tested on Windows Server 2003 and Windows 2000 Server (preliminary testing on Longhorn Server underway). Highly Recommended.

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Video Playback

  • VLC

    Plays more video files than most players: Quicktime, AVI, DIVX, OGG, and more. Pretty good interface.

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  • Media Player Classic

    Compact, but powerful media player. Plays anything under the sun. No install necessary.

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Office Applications

  • OpenOffice.org

    Big, full featured suite of tools for word processing and spreadsheets. Compatible with and a free replacement for Microsoft Word documents. Also supports OpenDocument Format.

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  • AbiWord

A word processor. Leaner and quicker than OpenOffice. Compatible with Microsoft Word documents and OpenDocument Format.

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3D Graphics and Modeling

  • Blender

Blender is the free open source 3D content creation suite, available for all major operating systems under the GNU General Public License.

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Graphics / Photo Editing

  • GIMP

GIMP 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.

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  • Paint.NET

Graphics editor with a very nice interface.

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Chat Clients

  • aMSN

MSN Messenger client written in TCL/TK aMSN Messenger

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  • X-Chat

IRC Client X-Chat

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Download

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