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Archive for the ‘Open Sourse’ Category

Open Source Tools for Audio/Music
Amarok, Songbird Replaces iTunes

Open Source Tools for Internet Browsing
Chrome can be used instead of  Internet Explorer

Open Source Tools for Compression
7-zip, PeaZip can be used instead of  WinZip

Open Source Tools for Content Management
Alfresco can be used instead of  Sharepoint
MindTouch can be used instead of  Sharepoint, IBM Lotus

Open Source Tools for Database
Kexi can be used instead of  Microsoft Access
Firebird and SQL can be used instead of  Microsoft SQL Server, others

Open Source Tools for Desktop Publishing
Scribus can be used instead of  InDesign, QuarkXPress, Microsoft Office Publisher

Open Source Tools for E-mail/Collaboration/Groupware
Collabtive can be used instead of  Basecamp
Zimbra, Thunderbird  , phpGroupWare, Group-Office, Evolution can be used instead of  Microsoft Office Outlook
Zimbra can be used instead of  Microsoft Exchange

Open Source Tools  File Transfer
FileZilla, FireFTP, WinSCP 26 WinSCP

Open Source Tools  Games
FlightGear can be used instead of  Microsoft Flight Simulator X
FreeCol can be used instead of  Civilization
Frets on Fire can be used instead of  Guitar Hero
Secret Maryo Chronicles can be used instead of  Mario Bros. Games
StepMania can be used instead of  Dance Dance Revolution

Open Source Tools  Gateway Security Appliances
Untangle, Endian Firewall Community  can be used instead of  Check Point Security Gateways, McAfee, SonicWall

Open Source Tools  Graphics/Drawing
Archimedes can be used instead of  AutoCAD
Dia can be used instead of  Visio
Piant.Net and Gimp can be used instead of  Photoshop

Inkscape can be used instead of  Illustrator, CorelDraw
Paint.Net can be used instead of  Photoshop

Open Source Tools  Instant Messaging
aMSN, Pidgin, Adium can be used instead of AIM, Yahoo! Messenger, Windows Live Messenger

Open Source Tools  Office Productivity
AbiWord can be used instead of  Microsoft Word
FreeMind can be used instead of  MindJet
Gnumeric can be used instead of  Microsoft Excel
Neo offive, Open Office, StarOffice, KOffice can be used instead of  Microsoft Office

Open Source Tools  Operating System
Suse, Ubuntu  and Red Hat can be used instead of  Windows

Open Source Tools  Password Manager
KeePass can be used instead of  RoboForm, LastPass

Open Source Tools  PDF Tools
PDFCreator , Sumatra PDF can be used instead of  Adobe Reader

Open Source Tools  Text Editor
jEdit can be used instead of  WordPad

Open Source Tools  Utilities
Launchy can be used instead of  Windows Start Menu
DocFetcher can be used instead of  Standard desktop search
UltraDefrag can be used instead of  Disk Defragmenter
Karsten SlideShow can be used instead of  My Pictures Slideshow

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