Opensource can be termed as an initiative to make the software available free of cost by implementing group contribution towards developing it. In an Opensource software the code is provided along with the software where developers can easily modify them to create a new version or improve its performance. Thus in this article we will see some amazing Opensource softwares that has been very popular for a long time and can make your life simple and moreover all of these powerful software comes free of COST !
- Mozilla Firefox has been one of the most famous Internet browser of all time and thus you can give it a try too.
- Chrome is the latest browser from Google and they claims it to the fastest browser in the world.
- All your office work can be easily accomplished by OpenOffice that includes Word, PowerPoint and Excel similar to the famous MS Office.
- VLC Media Player is one the famous media player that can play almost any format and one of my favorite.
- If you are passionate about audio video editing Audacity is the perfect opensource tool that can surely help you out to make your work easier.
- Good news for people who mostly works in Adobe Photoshop, ever wanted to get features like Photoshop, GIMP is the perfect professional image editing free software tool that can make your life easier !
- Thunderbird is an Email Client similar to MS Outlook.
- FileZilla is the free FTP client to upload and download files from your Server.
- Pidgin is a free all in one instant messenger client that helps you to chat within AIM, Bonjour, Gadu-Gadu, Google Talk, Groupwise, ICQ, IRC, MSN, QQ, SILC, SIMPLE, Sametime, XMPP, Yahoo!, Zephyr, etc. all at once.
- 7-Zip is a compression tool to compress files similar to the famous softwares like WinRAR and WinZip.
Currently these are the best opensource software out there in the market and if you are now wondering to get an Operating System free of cost, then the answer is yes, that too is possible and the name of such an Operating System is “Ubuntu” go to their webpage and download a free copy right now for your Computer.