Unassorted free and open source software: [back]

Instant messengers
http://gaim.sourceforge.net/
http://miranda-im.org/
http://www.jabber.org/
 
http://www.camstudio.org/
 
http://gallery.menalto.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=index
http://www.insecure.org/nmap/
 
http://openoffice.org/ microsoft office type programs
http://www.abisource.com/ word processor
http://www.chami.com/html-kit/ web page editor
http://www.nvu.com/ web page editor
http://www.evernote.com/en/ note taking program
http://www.clamwin.com/ antivirus
http://www.gimp.org/ a photoshop type program
http://gug.sunsite.dk/?page=tutorials
http://www.inkscape.org/ illustrator type program
http://www.blender3d.org/cms/Home.2.0.html 3D drawing program
    http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Blender_3D:_Noob_to_Pro/Tutorial_Syntax
http://www.swissquake.ch/chumbalum-soft/index.html 3D Modeler
http://www.eecs.wsu.edu/paint.net/ paint.net a photoshop type program
http://www.getpaint.net/
http://www.scribus.org.uk/ desktop publishing program
http://thingamablog.sourceforge.net/ blogging software
 
http://www.sysinternals.com/Utilities/ProcessExplorer.html process explorer
 
http://www.openworkbench.org/ project management
http://ganttproject.sourceforge.net/
 
http://www.jdictionary.info/ free dictionary
www.picasa.com - photo organizing software
 
http://www.turbocashuk.com/index.html accounting
http://www.oscommerce.info/ online shopping cart system
 
http://www.openwares.org/ - DivX DVD Ripper, Arcade classic, startup Mechanics.. Etc.  Check it.
 
http://sourceforge.net/projects/pixie/ 3D
 
http://www.getdemocracy.com free tv video viewer
http://participatoryculture.org/
http://www.songbirdnest.com/ free web music player
 
Anti-spyware
http://sourceforge.net/projects/winpooch/ antispy
http://spybot.safer-networking.de/en/index.html
Microsoft anti-spyware http://www.microsoft.com/defender
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=321CD7A2-6A57-4C57-A8BD-DBF62EDA9671&displaylang=en
 
Anti-virus
http://www.pctools.com/free-antivirus/
 
Anti-spam
http://www.spampal.org/
 
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/powertoys/xppowertoys.mspx
Power calculator, virtual windows manager, clear type tuner
 
Password manager
http://keepass.sourceforge.net/index.php opensource
http://passwordsafe.sourceforge.net/
 
free pdf creators
http://www.primopdf.com/
http://www.pdfforge.org/
http://sector7g.wurzel6.de/pdfcreator/index_en.htm
 
http://ditto-cp.sourceforge.net/ - advanced clipboard
http://www.ntwind.com/taskswitchxp/ -advanced task switch
http://dosbox.sourceforge.net/news.php?show_news=1 -advanced cmd line
http://www.cygwin.com/
http://www.7-zip.org/ winzip replacement
http://www.pnotepad.org
 
Internet Browsers
Firefox, sunbird and thunderbird www.mozilla.org
www.opera.com
 
Internet telephony
www.skype.com
http://www.gizmoproject.com
http://www.sightspeed.com/
http://jajah.com/
 
http://filezilla.sourceforge.net/ ftp software
 
http://www.tomshardware.com/howto/20050930/index.html
http://www.desktopsidebar.com/
http://www.ipi.fi/~rainy/index.php
http://www.truelaunchbar.com/
http://www.stardock.com/products/bootskin/
http://www.litestep.net
 
http://synergy2.sourceforge.net/
http://www.microsoft.com/products/expression/en/default.aspx
Free for now microsoft graphic designer
http://www.recolored.com/index.php black white photo to color photo
http://xaraxtreme.org/
http://www.evrsoft.com/1stpage3.shtml web page editor (not open source)
http://www.ambientdesign.com/artrage.html painting software
http://notepad-plus.sourceforge.net notepad++ source code editor
http://intype.info/home/index.php another source code editor
 
http://www.flos-freeware.ch/notepad2.html
http://www.winamp.com mp3 player
http://streamripper.sourceforge.net/sr32/
http://www.virtualdub.org/
http://www.videolan.org/vlc/
http://mediaportal.sourceforge.net/ turn pc into multi-media center
http://audacity.sourceforge.net record/editing sound
http://sourceforge.net/projects/cdexos
http://www.avid.com/freeDV/index.asp free video editing, but limited version
http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/ telnet/ssh client
http://dvdx.sourceforge.net/ convert dvd to vcd2,scvd,avi/divx
http://www.planetdvb.net/staxrip/index.htm check it
http://winmerge.sourceforge.net/
http://www.povray.org/ - check it
http://www.celtx.com/ - free film/tv screenwriter software
http://www.jahshaka.org open source video editing
http://www.erightsoft.com/Superdt.html free video conversion.  Check it.
http://www.getdemocracy.com/ video player and broadcast platform
http://www.hydrogen-music.org/ drum machine
 
 
http://dorgem.sourceforge.net/ webcam monitoring
 
http://www.hmailserver.com open source mail server
http://www.squirrelmail.org/index.php open source web mail
http://assp.sourceforge.net/ open source anti-spam for mail server
 
http://www.truecrypt.org/ disk encryption
 
 
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/digitalphotography/prophoto/synctoy.mspx sync folders between two computers
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/digitalphotography/photostory/default.mspx photostory 3
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/digitalphotography/prophoto/raw.mspx raw image viewer
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/digitalphotography/prophoto/colorcontrol.mspx color control panel applet
 
free p2p clients
http://www.emule-project.net C++
http://shareaza.sourceforge.net/ Java
http://www.limewire.com Java
http://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/File-Sharing/uTorrent.shtml
www.grouper.com private p2p
http://streamripper.sourceforge.net/ opensource mp3 stream recorder
 
bittorrent clients
http://azureus.sourceforge.net/ Java
http://www.bittorrent.com/
http://www.utorrent.com
http://dijjer.org/ not really bittorrent
 
http://www.wildbits.com/tunatic/ check it.  It finds song name by "listening" to the tune u humm to it
 
Weather:
http://www.weatherbug.com/
 
 
Database
http://firebird.sourceforge.net/
http://dev.mysql.com/
 
Space simulation
http://www.shatters.net/celestia/
 
Screen Savers
http://www.reallyslick.com/
http://www.electricsheep.org/
 
http://sourceforge.net/projects/bitpim/ CDMA phone synchronization
 
http://www.monkeysaudio.com/ free lossless audio compression
 
http://www.flos-freeware.ch/misc.html ntouch dtouch
http://www.flos-freeware.ch/notepad2.html notepad2
http://www.flos-freeware.ch/textview.html textview
 
 
Virtual desktops
http://virt-dimension.sourceforge.net/
http://virtuawin.sourceforge.net/
 
http://www.tightvnc.com/
http://ultravnc.sourceforge.net/index.html
http://www.realvnc.com/
http://www.hamachi.cc/ VPN
http://www.xensource.com/index.html
http://www.viewpoint.com/pub/index.html
 
 
http://www.theora.org/ free video compression
http://www.vorbis.com/ free audio compression
http://www.speex.org/ free speech audio compresson
http://www.xspf.org/ free playlists format
http://flac.sourceforge.net/ free lossless audio compression
http://www.icecast.org/ free audio streaming server/client
http://www.peercast.org/ free p2p audio/video streaming server/client
http://p2p-radio.sourceforge.net/
 
Web Apps
http://gallery.sourceforge.net
http://coppermine.sourceforge.net
http://www.fckeditor.net/default.html
http://www.countersoft.com/
 
Free clip art and sound
http://www.openclipart.org/
http://www.openfontlibrary.org/
http://freesound.iua.upf.edu/rules.php
http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/audio/audio.html
http://www.zeldman.com/icon1.html
http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/gallery/index.html free nasa pix
 
Internet Archive
http://www.archive.org/
http://creativecommons.org/
 
Free Photos
http://www.freefoto.com/index.jsp free for private non-commerical use
http://www.graphicsngraphicdesign.com/freestockphotos-graphicdesigners/
List of free photo web sites
 
Free Courseware
http://ocw.mit.edu/index.html
http://ocw.tufts.edu/?WT.mc_id=Link1
http://www.berkleeshares.com/  music courses!
http://h30187.www3.hp.com/index.jsp?hplcpsession=ff7702f5e015bb7d56ccf1260322
 
Free openoffice training videos
http://business.newsforge.com/business/05/11/09/2044220.shtml?tid=35&tid=136&tid=130
 
http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/Global/AboutOCW/otherocws.htm
 
Free TV Guide
http://freeguide-tv.sourceforge.net/
 
Free eBooks
http://www.gutenberg.org/
http://www.motionmountain.net/ free physics book
 
Games
http://www.gamecron.com/node/90 list of multiplayer games
http://stepmania.com/
http://www.flightgear.org/
http://www.teamxlink.co.uk/
http://www.spacecowboy.net/
http://sourceforge.net/projects/sokobanyasc/
http://www.wesnoth.org/home
http://www.devolution.com/~slouken/Maelstrom/index.html (verify url)
http://www.americasarmy.com/
http://www.asc-hq.org/ check it
http://www.warrock.net/ check it
http://www.gunzonline.com/ check it
http://www.knightonlineworld.com/ check it
http://www.lf2.net/ check it.  Looks like fun
http://www.softlab.gda.pl/~buziol/english/index.php mario forever
http://www.download.com/Mono/3640-2099_4-10379806.html?sb=2&v=0
 
Free ebooks:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/vbrun/staythepath/additionalresources/IntroTo2005/default.aspx
http://www.textbookrevolution.org/
 
Mail server:
http://www.hypexr.org/linux_mail_server.php
http://www.hmailserver.com/
 
Free graphics software tutorials
http://www.lyzrdstomp.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=blogcategory&id=94&Itemid=114
 
Word viewer
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=95e24c87-8732-48d5-8689-ab826e7b8fdf&DisplayLang=en
http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/spyware/software/default.mspx
 
Ajax client
http://www.zimbra.com/
http://eyeos.org/
 
Typing tutoring
http://tuxtype.sourceforge.net/
 
Podcast receiver
http://juicereceiver.sourceforge.net/index.php
 
Stream your MP3 everywhere there's a browser
http://www.vibestreamer.com/
 
http://www.tinapos.org/ Point of Sale
 
Compression(Not OS)
http://www.tugzip.com
Media decoder/encoder(not OS)
http://www.erightsoft.net/SUPER.html
 
Folder size
http://sourceforge.net/projects/foldersize
 
 
http://www.dd-wrt.com
 
3D modeling, animation
http://www.k-3d.org/
 
Tv browser
http://www.tvbrowser.org/
 
Games:
http://torcs.sourceforge.net/
 
http://labs.divx.com/DrDivX
 
Tutorial and Presentation creation software
http://www.debugmode.com/wink/
 
Video compositing and effects
http://www.debugmode.com/wax/
http://www.debugmode.com/winmorph/
 
 
http://www.zftpserver.com/index.php
 
Free Font designer:
http://fontforge.sourceforge.net/
 
File and directory comparison tool:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/winmerge/ or www.winmerge.org