• VLC Media Player

    VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework. Owned by the non-profit organization VideoLAN.

     

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  • Mozilla Firefox

    Mozilla Firefox (known simply as Firefox) is a free and open source web browser descended from the Mozilla Application Suite. Firefox is highly extensible, with thousands of third-party add-ons available.

     

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  • Dropbox

    Worlds leading online storage and file sync service. You get 2GB free. Apps for all major platforms.

     

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  • Google Chrome

    A free web browser developed by Google from the open source Chromium project with a focus on speed and minimalism.

     

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  • Notepad++

    Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.

     

    Free Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

  • 7-Zip

    The main features of 7-Zip High compression ratio in 7z format with LZMA and LZMA2 compression Supported formats: Packing / unpacking: 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP and WIM Unpacking only: AR, ARJ, CAB, CHM...

     

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  • GIMP

    GIMP is a free program for such photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. Essentially it's the closest thing to Photoshop you can get for free.

     

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  • Gmail

    Gmail is a free search-based web-mail service.

     

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  • TeamViewer

    TeamViewer lets you establish a connection to any PC or server within just a few seconds.

     

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  • CCleaner

    Cleaner tool for your system - protects your privacy, makes your computer faster and more secure.

     

    Freemium Mac Windows Android Android Tablet

    • Bundleware - The software tries to install Avast too - Spyware, runs in background and collects information to send to Avast. Background mode can be disabled, but gets re-enabled on each run - Shows pop-up system wide ads from time to time
  • Skype

    An instant messaging app that provides online text message and video chat services.

     

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  • VirtualBox

    VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use.

     

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Solaris

  • HyperVTX

    HyperVTX is a website which lists alternatives to web-based software, desktop computer software, and mobile apps.

     

    Free Web

  • Evernote

    Evernote is a cross-platform, freemium app designed for note taking, organizing, and archiving.

     

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  • LibreOffice

    LibreOffice is a powerful office suite – its clean interface and feature-rich tools help you unleash your creativity and enhance your productivity.

     

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android BSD

  • Google Drive

    Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service which enables user cloud storage, file sharing and collaborative editing.

     

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  • Ubuntu

    Ubuntu is a Debian Linux-based open source operating system for desktop computers.

     

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  • Audacity

    Audacity is free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. You can use Audacity to record live audio, convert tapes and records, edit sound files, change the speed or pitch of a recording and much more.

     

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  • Thunderbird

    Thunderbird is a free, open source, cross-platform e-mail, news and instant messaging client. The project strategy is modeled after Mozilla Firefox.

     

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  • Adobe Photoshop

    Photoshop is a professional image editor and the de-facto industry standard. It supports layers, non-destructive-editing, vector graphics and color management and plugins.

     

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows Wine ReactOS

  • Steam

    Steam is a digital distribution, digital rights management, multiplayer and communications platform developed by Valve Corporation.

     

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • Sublime Text

    Sublime Text is a sophisticated text editor for code, html and prose - any kind of text file. You'll love the slick user interface and extraordinary features.

     

    Freemium $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux

  • Feedly

    Feedly is a better way to organize, read and share the content of your favorite sites.

     

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  • Adblock Plus

    Adblock Plus is a free extension that allows you to - among other things - block annoying ads, disable tracking and block domains known to spread malware.

     

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  • Inkscape

    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.

     

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